Join us for the #PetcoParty talking all about Pet Nutrition September 7!

Join us for the #PetcoParty Twitter Party September 7th! We'll be talking all about pet nutrition (and sharing furbaby pics)! I'll be your host for the party along with our friends at Petco. Come join us to chat about our pets, their nutrition, and some fun prizes! The party will take place Wednesday 9/7 from 6:00 [...]

Delicious Dishes Recipe Party: Fruit Favorites

delicious dishes party fruit favorites

Can you believe this is the last week of August and September will be here in just a few days?  The summer seemed to fly by for me.  I hope you had a great summer. One thing we noticed last week with our party was there were so many fruit recipes and desserts being shared. [...]

Notebook Paper Little Debbie Treats

Notebook Paper Little Debbie Treats- This Mama Loves

I love Little Debbie snack cakes and so do my kids. Whenever we are at the store, they ask for a box and sometimes I let them grab a box or two as a treat for after school or I sneak one into their lunch without them knowing. I know their eyes light up at [...]

Fall Craft Idea: Button Pumpkin Craft

Fall Craft Idea: Button Pumpkin / This Mama Loves

I am ready for fall, y'all. I am. It's been a long, long summer with too many super hot and humid days. It's time. Bring on the cooler days, the crisper air, the changing leaves...and bring them soon. Let's get ready for long sleeves, cute boots and sweaters. With a new house to decorate and [...]

4 Home Improvements that Make Your Home Work Smarter

4 Home Improvements that Make Your Home Work Smarter

This post with home improvements that make your home work smarter is brought to you by our friends at Sears As part of the #HouseExperts program. Our home was built in the late 60’s, early 70’s.  It’s your typical ranch style home and while there were many updates to it over the years before we become the [...]

Helping Middle School Students with Studying with #BigFatNotebooks

Helping Middle School Students with Studying- This Mama Loves

School's starting in just days, you guys. SCHOOL. We've got (most of) the supplies ready to go- a mile long list for each kid, plus extras that I found on sale to send in... and yet...I'm not ready. This year is different. This year is serious. The biggest MiniMartin is heading to middle school. This [...]

Skylanders Craft: Skylanders Battlecast Card Holder

Skylanders Craft: Skylanders Battlecast Card Holder- This Mama Loves

Compensation was provided for this Skylanders Craft: Skylanders Battlecast Card Holder by General Mills via MomTrends. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions of General Mills or Momtrends. When my son found out that there were specially marked boxes of General Mills cereal that contained  Skylanders [...]

Delicious Dishes Recipe Party – After School Snacks

Delicious Dishes - After school snacks

After school snacks are featured this week with our Delicious Dishes Recipe Party! Love it or hate it, we're IN back to school season. I mean, we aren't yet, but a week from tomorrow, the buses are going into action in this little town of ours, and the kids will start grades 6 (MIDDLE SCHOOL!), [...]

Pasta Kale Skillet Dish

Pasta Kale Skillet Dish/ This Mama Loves

All hail the kale! It's all the rage and probably will be for a long time. Packed with nutrients and some fancy schmancy oils or something, it needs to be in your life. You won't be disappointed by this easy kale dish. It's almost a one pot dish, and certainly can be if you have [...]

Felt Parrot Puppet Craft: Mak from The Wild Life

Tuesday Felt Parrot Craft inspired by Wild Life Movie- This Mama Loves

This felt parrot puppet craft inspired by Mak, a character from The Wild Life, in theaters September 9 is sponsored by Lionsgate. The Wild Life is coming to a theatre near you, and it is sure to be a fun animated time for kids of all ages. In The Wild Life you will meet a parrot named Mak, an [...]