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Four Ways to Get Your Body Ready For Spring

“Disclosure: Compensation was provided by Walgreens via Mode Media. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of Walgreens.” For many of us, the winter months are a time of rest. It seems once school starts, we are heading toward the holidays at full speed. [...]

Are you doing your laundry wrong?


I am a super busy mom who is on the run from sun up to sun down. If I am not in the carpool lane taking the kids to school or picking them up, I am watching them at the sports activities. I also have a Daisy Troop plus a Junior Troop with a ton [...]

Dole Summer Ambrosia Salad


If you need a new, fresh idea for summer barbecues, picnics, pot lucks, or any get together try this amazing Summer Ambrosia Salad I found on Dole's website. It is light, fresh, fruity, and delicious! Making the perfect summer side dish to bring along- don't forget the recipe! I loved how this recipe satisfied a sweet [...]

#SpreadtheLove Twitter Party Recap

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This post brought to you by Huggies. The content and opinions expressed below are that of this mama loves. There is something so special about a hug between a mom and her baby. New HUGGIES® Snug & Dry Ultra help harness that beautiful hug between a mom and her baby! HUGGIES® Snug & Dry Ultra [...]

Minute Rice #TwitterParty #MinuteMeals


What are your summer cooking tips? We are going to share some of our favorites (and all the ways Minute® Rice helps us to SAVE minutes each day) in a Twitter party on Thursday morning. Read below for all the details and to RSVP! This is a sponsored post on behalf of Minute® Rice. For official [...]

Spiced Dark Chocolate Muddy Buddies #ChocolateHistory #OldNorth


I don't know many who aren't fans of Muddy Buddies.  Often times, though, this delightful snack is almost TOO sweet, at least for adults, and when I was up in Boston for Patriots Weekend, watching a demo by American Heritage Chocolate at the Old North Church, I started thinking about using that chocolate in a [...]

Celebrating the American Soldier #WorkforceStories


When I was about 6 or 7, my twin brothers graduated from high school. Mom was super emotional that night, and I just put it off to her being so proud of their accomplishment. As it turned out, she had gotten news from the boys the rest of us were unaware of. What the twins [...]

Have you ever….

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This blog post is sponsored by Mott’s and SocialMoms. The opinions and ideas expressed here are my own.Having kids in activities often means we’re on the go. Like many moms, multitasking and running all over is kind of the norm for me!!  With social media being such a prominent part of our lives, there’s almost [...]

Camp Invention Summer Camps #thinkmakecreate #giveaway


Summer is coming really fast and many of us are planning the kids' activities for those many weeks off.  My kids are typically with me all day, but we do like to do some camp time for them just for a change of scenery and some different fun.  This year, the kids are super excited [...]

Enchilada Quinoa Recipe


Happy Cinco de Mayo! We're going super simple for our dinner plan for the holiday- we love to eat on this fun foodie holiday, but we do also have gymnastics twice on Tuesdays and simply don't have a lot of time to cook. This Enchilada Quinoa recipe  will be quick and easy, plus easy to eat [...]

Fun Snacks for Cinco De Mayo #FlavorYourFiesta

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I am a homeschooling mom and we love learning about other cultures as part of our curriculum study, so we took the month of May to learn about Mexico, it's traditions and customs. As part of their  celebrations -Cinco De Mayo is a very important one that is also very much celebrated here in the [...]