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  • freshBe a Toy Tester for Step2! {No Blog Required!}
      It’s that time again! Step2 is looking for more Toy Testers! I get asked all the time, “how do you get to review all these cool toys?!” Well, most of the time you need to be a blogger or at least have a Facebook page, BUT, Step2 has an oppor…
    - 14 hours ago, 15 Jul 18, 4:01pm -
  • Making Life Easier with a Newborn
    This post about making life easier with a newborn is sponsored by Playtex Diaper Genie, however, all opinions and experiences are my own.  Since we have 5 young children (the oldest is 8 years old), we frequently have friends, family, and strangers…
    - 4 days ago, 12 Jul 18, 1:38pm -
  • Genial Day Non Toxic Period Products {+ Giveaway}
    While I love being a female, there have been plenty of times I’ve wished life were easier.  Take pregnancy for example.  LOVED feeling my babies grow and move for those months.  But I definitely didn’t enjoy the 3-6 months of constant nausea a…
    - 4 days ago, 12 Jul 18, 1:00pm -
  • Work & Play With Groove Life Rings
    Disclosure: I received Groove Life rings at no cost to facilitate this post. All opinions are my own. If you are married and you enjoy doing anything outdoors, or support your family by working with your own two hands, you are going to want to pay at…
    - 6 days ago, 10 Jul 18, 4:00am -
  • Southern Meatballs And Gravy Recipe
    It has been raining for what seems like an entire month straight. Our farmers are thrilled but all of the rainy gloominess made me hungry for some good ole Southern comfort food. Years ago our family attended a Christian Summer camp that, aside from…
    - 7 days ago, 9 Jul 18, 4:25pm -
  • Win The Backyard Discovery Atlantis Wooden Swing Set
    For over 30 years now, Backyard Discovery has been in the business of producing the highest quality options for wooden swing sets, playhouses, and backyard leisure products.  You can truly create the ultimate backyard with their help! Their innovat…
    - 10 days ago, 6 Jul 18, 4:40pm -
  • Personalized Pet Gifts + Benefits To Owning A Pet (& Giveaway)
    Did you know that pets play an important role in life?  More than just looking adorable that is.  There have been studies that show there are health benefits to pet owners even!  So whether you have a pet right now or are considering one in the fu…
    - 11 days ago, 5 Jul 18, 1:00pm -
  • Ultimate Backyard With Backyard Discovery Grand Escape
    I firmly believe in the importance of getting kids outside to play.  A large portion of my own childhood was even spent outdoors.  In the summer, my sister and I could be found on our swing set, biking, petting cats, or playing cops and robbers. …
    - 11 days ago, 5 Jul 18, 12:00pm -
  • Win a Mia Melon Women’s Raincoat!
    It’s that time of year where you never know if it’s going to rain or not when you leave the house! A good raincoat is handy to have, but it can be hard to find one that’s functional and stylish. Things are about to get easier because Mia Melon…
    - 13 days ago, 3 Jul 18, 2:24pm -
  • Fun Family Games With Winning Moves Games (+ Giveaway)
    We are a BIG game playing family.  In part, because we decided that we needed to just Turn The TV Off.  Really, there are so many better ways to pass the time we share together.  Ways to have quality time.  And by utilizing non-screen activities,…
    - 13 days ago, 3 Jul 18, 1:00pm -

Baby Giveaways Galore

  • Snowshoeing Mount Liberty and Mount Flume, NH. {4000 Footers}
    On Saturday, March 18th 2017, Monica and I went snowshoeing Mount Liberty and Mount Flume in New Hampshire. These two mountains were #21 and #22 on our list to complete all 48 mountains over 4000...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websit…
    - 24 Mar 17, 11:13am -
  • Weekly Fitness Report {13/02/17}
    I have created this weekly fitness report to keep track of all of my workouts. I really believe in recording your workouts. I find it keeps me accountable and ensures that I exercise to have...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for…
    - 13 Feb 17, 3:07pm -
  • Encourage Child Readers with an Online Log
    Books are hugely important to me. I am an avid reader and my dream is for my sons to love books as much as I do. I read to my boys as often as I can. If they ask me to read to them, I stop whatever I...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my we…
    - 10 Feb 17, 1:38pm -
  • Weekly Fitness Report {06/02/17}
    I have created this weekly fitness report to keep track of all of my workouts. I really believe in recording your workouts. I find it keeps me accountable and ensures that I exercise to have...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for…
    - 6 Feb 17, 3:53pm -
  • Weekly Fitness Report {30/01/17}
    I have created this weekly fitness report to keep track of all of my workouts. I really believe in recording your workouts. I find it keeps me accountable and ensures that I exercise to have...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for…
    - 30 Jan 17, 12:35pm -
  • Hiking Mount Jackson, NH in Winter (4000 Footers)
    On Sunday, January 22nd 2017, Monica and I headed out to complete our 20th mountain over 4000 feet in New Hampshire. We started hiking the mountains during the summer of 2014. So we have been working...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my we…
    - 27 Jan 17, 12:28pm -
  • Mental Blox 360 3D Building Game REVIEW #LearningResources
    The holidays are right around the corner and if you are still in need of gift ideas, check out the Mental Blox 360 3D Building Game from www.learningresources.com.   Product Description New for...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website…
    - 13 Dec 16, 5:32pm -
  • Hiking Mount Hancock and South Hancock, NH {4000 Footers}
    My hiking partner, Monica, and I have been steadily working through the list of 48 mountains over 4000 feet in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. For the last three years we have done a hike of...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my websi…
    - 28 Nov 16, 2:46pm -
  • Alphabet Felt Learning Activity for Kids
        I bring my four-year-old son to a local play group twice a week. They have many toys and crafts for the kids to play with freely. One of the activities is a felt board with felt...[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full l…
    - 2 Nov 16, 11:08am -
  • Button Bats – Craft for Kids
    My mother gave me a huge box full of buttons a while ago and I have been excited to try out some new crafts with my kids. This week in anticipation of Halloween we created Button Bats craft for kids....[[ This is a content summary only. Visit my we…
    - 21 Oct 16, 10:55am -

Oh So Savvy Mom

  • Spiced Plum Jam Recipe – Sweet and So Delicious!
    Hope you love this Spiced Plum Jam Recipe as much as I do! This post contains affiliate links. Should you choose to purchase through any of these links, just know…you’re awesome.  Until this summer, I never understood the work that comes with ha…
    - 12 Sep 16, 4:12am -
  • Smartphone Savings that Will Also Save Your Sanity – ZTE Grand X Max 2 at Cricket Wireless
    This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of ZTE Grand X Max 2 for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Did you know I just recently switched to android? It’s true. Some say that I’ve gone to the dark side. I say that at last I’ve seen the…
    - 6 Sep 16, 11:05pm -
  • 20 Tasty Low Carb Lunch Recipes!
    Back to school time always seems like a great time to start things fresh. With the recent health issues I’ve been having, it has become even more important that I eat well. While I think in general my diet is pretty good–I don’t eat very much i…
    - 29 Aug 16, 8:51pm -
  • Our Epic Summer Summary – Yellowstone, Beaver Mountain Lodge, and More!
    Long time no see! This summer has been crazy and brutal and wonderful all at the same time. I started out the summer with some annoying health issues. The kind you have when your body is telling you it simply cannot maintain the kind pace you’ve be…
    - 24 Aug 16, 6:57pm -
  • Empowering Kids by Teaching Them to Make their Own School Lunch
    Thank you to Sprout’s and Box Tops for sponsoring this conversation! Happy New School Year! We have had such an amazing summer! I’m not sure I’ve ever packed so much fun into two months before. But..(you knew it was coming, right?) I need some…
    - 15 Aug 16, 5:15pm -
  • I’m Thrilled to be a Generation Graco Blogger! #ExtendTheTrip
    Thanks so much to Graco for sponsoring this announcement! I’m kind of in love with baby gear. Just ask my sisters or my sisters-in-law…or you can just rifle through all the baby gear reviews on my site. LOL I can’t help myself though. I grew u…
    - 29 Jul 16, 7:53pm -
  • Creamy Berry Probiotic Kefir Pops Recipe!
    A big thank you to Smucker’s for sponsoring today’s Probiotic Kefir Pops recipe! My boys have been eating these like crazy this summer! I started making milk kefir for my family a couple years ago. Kefir is a fairly unique probiotic drink. Made f…
    - 17 Jul 16, 12:16pm -
  • Disneyland Tickets Discount! 3 Days Left!
    I know, I know, I’m totally out of my regular schedule with this blog post, but I couldn’t pass up telling you about this sale. Discount Disneyland Tickets! With the price of Disneyland tickets increasing almost as fast as the temperatures in Sou…
    - 24 Jun 16, 4:34pm -
  • Enjoying a Family Vacation in the Algarve
    Summer is finally here and the task has fallen upon you to organize your family vacation, with all the tribulations that it brings! You like a good old fashioned road trip, but the kids aren’t up for all that time in the car. Why not try something…
    - 21 Jun 16, 3:30pm -
  • Easy Product Swaps for a Healthier Life

    - 17 Jun 16, 12:09am -

Ahh Mazing Reviews

  • 8 Basic Steps On How To Turn Your App Idea Into A Reality
    It can be easy to come up with a good idea for an app, but the difficult part is having to follow through with the idea and finally turning it into a reality. Developing a successful app is not something that could be done as a small side project. It…
    - 7 days ago, 9 Jul 18, 2:19pm -
  • 5 Effective Ways In Dealing With Workplace Bullying
    When you think about bullying, you’re most likely going to associate it with school children, but that’s certainly not the limit. Even adults can be targets of bullying in the workplace and many employers now recognise this, putting in place anti…
    - 7 days ago, 9 Jul 18, 2:17pm -
  • Tips For Growing Businesses
    When new business owners are starting out, they set themselves numerous goals. They often expect rapid brand recognition and growth in their fledgling venture, which is certainly not guaranteed in the business world. There is no definite recipe for a…
    - 32 days ago, 14 Jun 18, 3:33pm -
  • Powering Through The Dip: How To Deal With Business Setbacks
    Entrepreneurship isn’t easy – if it was, cubicle farms everywhere would empty out within a week. At some point, your business will enter a stage Seth Godin calls ‘the dip’. It represents the resistance that will make you want to quit. How do…
    - 40 days ago, 6 Jun 18, 2:59pm -
  • What Should You Know About Buying Foreign Property?
    Some of the most popular places to buy international real estate include areas that are beachfront and perhaps less developed, with prices that are currently lower than some of the more well-known world hotspots. For example, maybe you want to send m…
    - 46 days ago, 31 May 18, 1:45pm -
  • Why Passion Is Crucial To The Success Of Your Business

    - 54 days ago, 23 May 18, 4:55pm -
  • How To Prepare For The Unexpected: Top 5 Tips To Ensure Business Continuity
    It takes a lot of time and effort to build a company from the ground up, but sometimes all it takes is one unfortunate event for everything to fall apart. As every business professional knows, in this day and age of a rise in cyberattacks and other i…
    - 83 days ago, 23 Apr 18, 7:57pm -
  • Everything You Need To Know About George S. Ammar
    If you’re interested in learning about the Life of George Ammar who is one of the most highly regarded accounts in Ohio, simply continue reading to discover the background behind Ammar’s accountancy career as well as some of the hobbies which Amm…
    - 84 days ago, 23 Apr 18, 3:12pm -
  • 5 Reasons To Get In Contact With Ammcor
    If you’re interested in turning to Ammcor, which is one of the top rated property management companies in San Clemente, in order to find a chic, comfortable property to rent, simply continue reading to discover a wide variety of benefits of choosin…
    - 84 days ago, 23 Apr 18, 2:14pm -
  • David Baer Attorney On Avoiding Criminal Charges In Minnesota Following A Civil Lawsuit
    According to David Baer Attorney, it is possible for civil suits to spill over into criminal law. In Minnesota, it is therefore very important to work together with local attorneys to ensure this does not happen. After all, nobody wants to go to cour…
    - 84 days ago, 23 Apr 18, 1:40pm -

Mommy Living the Life of Riley

  • Understanding the Dermaroller (Micro-Needling) Skincare Technique
    If you have skin problems that seem like they will plague you forever, don't give up hope yet. Maybe you’ve tried aesthetic lasers and other laser procedures and you simply haven't found the right treatment yet. One treatment that you could try is…
    - 15 Sep 15, 5:16am -
  • Your Dream Vacation is Within Your Reach
    If you love vacations, it’s worth getting membership in a vacation club such as Royal Holiday to get a wide variety of destinations at affordable prices. When you become a member of a vacation club, you’ll have access to hotels, resorts and cruis…
    - 24 Nov 14, 8:26am -
  • Four Ways to Show Your Love of Vintage at Home
    Thanks to the popularity of the television series "Mad Men," more people now have an interest in mid-century modern and vintage designs than ever before. While these pieces lost popularity during the 1980s and 1990s, its sudden resurgence led to high…
    - 28 Aug 14, 6:11pm -
  • Custom Foam Cushions for Your Home
    Custom foam cushions can do more than serve one piece of furniture in the home. A homeowner who uses their foam cushions the right way can make every part of their home a comfortable place to rest, relax and rejoice in peace.On FurnitureMost furnitur…
    - 19 Aug 14, 7:56am -
  • The Many Benefits of Patios and Pergolas
    Australian residents who want to have patios, pergolas or other outdoor structures installed in their yards will find it beneficial to work with a company that will design and build the structure. Patioliving.com.au is one of the companies in Austral…
    - 22 May 14, 6:14pm -
  • How Best to Choose a Reputable Insurance Company
    In order to better meet their needs, consumers would be well-advised to reevaluate their insurance coverage and company yearly. The reasons for this are that life situations change, and with them insurance needs also change. Many people tend to go wi…
    - 15 Jan 14, 5:53am -
  • Finding the Best Online Canadian Pharmacy is Easy
    As online shopping becomes more and more popular, so does shopping for medication through online pharmacies. Fortunately, it is relatively simple to acquire your medication through a pharmacy via the Internet, and the advantages gained include the fo…
    - 14 Dec 13, 9:22am -
  • Make Sure to Include The Gift of Lights & Snow at TMS in Your Family’s Holiday Celebrations!
    The Gift of Lights & Snow at TMS is one of the most visited holiday parks in North Texas, featuring a drive-thru holiday spectacular light show with over two million LED lights and 600 unique holiday displays across 1.7 miles at Texas Motor Speedway.…
    - 16 Nov 13, 3:59pm -
  • Get a Jump Start on Your New Year’s Health Goals with Sprint, Moto X and Fitbit Flex #SprintMom
    Disclosure:  I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Sprint. I received product samples to facilitate my review.   Now that school is in full swing and the holiday rush is creeping in, life couldn't be any bu…
    - 15 Nov 13, 7:33pm -
  • Give the Gift of Healthy Cooking with a T-fal OptiGrill
    Now that Riley is getting older, I am much more concerned with how healthy we, as a family, are eating.  Meat is a great source of protein and so we include a serving of meat every day in Riley's diet.  Of course, preparation is key in determining…
    - 9 Nov 13, 3:57am -

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