A Dog's Purpose

A Dog’s Purpose

In the day to day chaos of a busy life, it’s hard to keep track of simple things that are important.  Seeing the negativity and division that is so present in the world today, sometimes we all need a touchstone to remind us of love, loyalty and devotion.  That’s a dog’s purpose.  Dogs love us unconditionally [...]



Delicious Dishes Recipe Party: Favorite Soups

I did it, you guys. I did TWO toning classes at the gym last week.  Then I could barely walk, turn, twist or move my arms for three days.  BUT...it's Monday night, and I'm going back tomorrow and Thursday. As in, I already signed up and they have my CELL number so I'm all kinds [...]

Delicious Dishes Recipe Party: Light and Healthy Recipes

Delicious Dishes Recipe Party Light Healthy Favorites | This Mama Loves

Happy New Year! We're back, and I write this in anticipation of my first toning class at the gym. Assuming they remember me and the roof doesn't cave in, I'm adding a new activity to my healthy goals today. I don't even know what to wear. But-- I need it.  I let loose a bit [...]

How to Switch from Glasses to Contacts #ContactsMadeEasy

How to switch from glasses to contacts from This Mama Loves

Are you still wearing glasses, but want to switch over to contacts? It’s so easy, but most people are scared. Here is how easy it is, you might even laugh at the simplicity. Thanks to 1-800 CONTACTS for sponsoring today's post about switching from glasses to contacts and inspiring me to finally take the plunge! [...]

Delicious Dishes Recipe Party: 2016 Favorites

Happy New Year! The Delicious Dishes hosts pulled either your (the readers) favorite or our personal favorite recipes of 2016 to share with you guys today. Whether they are our family's favorite dishes or they did well on Pinterest, we know that you'll love these host favorites from our own blogs this week for something [...]

Maple Glazed Chicken and Sweet Potato Tacos Recipe

I love tacos. I really do.  We always seem to have the SAME taco nights at our house. I know, if it's not broken, why fix it, but ... I'm trying to broaden our culinary horizons. Or at least keep me from boredom with our meal plans. SO...here's a fun and totally different taco recipe [...]

Easy New Year’s Appetizer: Tuscan Bruschetta Bites

Easy New Years Appetizer Recipe Tuscan Bruschetta Bites from This Mama Loves

I will be the first to say that New Years is one of the most flavorful holidays. Everyone thinks Thanksgiving is it- but let’s get real! New Years is the last hurrah before all of those resolutions come into play, so you might tend to overindulge on New Year’s Eve. I know I do, as [...]

Holiday Traditions to Start Now With Your Pet

Holiday Traditions with Pets from This Mama Loves

Most of us have a pet that we like to include in the holidays with us. If you know us, our pets are right there with us every second of the holidays. I want to try and include them as much as I can, which is why I wanted to share our pet holiday traditions [...]

Tips for Staying Healthy This Holiday Season

Tips for Staying Healthy This Holiday Season from This Mama Loves

Doesn’t it seem as though sickness finds you when the holidays hit? Whether you’re on the road or at home, staying healthy is a must. I wanted to share some ways that we all can stay a little healthier this holiday season. Thanks to MinuteClinic for sponsoring today's tips for staying healthy this holiday season. [...]

Last Minute Christmas Gift Printables for Teachers and Friends

Last Minute Christmas Gift Printables for Teachers and Friends

Both of the older kids are in middle school now and they both have 7 teachers (luckily a few of them are the same) plus a really great, no make that incredible secretary and principal that I think it's important to let know we appreciate at the holidays.  They also have friends they want to [...]

Delicious Dishes Recipe Party: Last Minute Christmas Treats

Delicious Dishes Recipe Party Last MInute Christmas Treats from This Mama Loves

It's crunch time. The week of Christmas. Are you ready? I am NOT. I think I'm done shopping but I'd like to make some goodies to bring to some special folks and need to carve out some time to do so. I make some more of the cinnamon spice candles as hostess gifts for parties [...]