5 Minute Frozen Mocha Latte Recipe + Tips to grab some “me” time!

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Folgers for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. As moms we are usually on the go from the minute our feet hit the floor until our head falls exhausted onto the pillow at night. Even if  you don't actually GO anywhere there is laundry, [...]

Cat ear headphones: Fun, functional and funky!


This is a sponsored blog; while the views expressed here were genuinely mine, consideration was paid to me by Brookstone to review this cat ear headphones product. Cat Ear Headphones: Fun, Functional & Funky! For adults and many teens, there are so many different ways to express your personal style: what you wear, what you [...]

Debunking Bedwetting Myths


This post is sponsored by GoodNites® Brand. All opinions are my own. Bedwetting – or nighttime wetting –is a very stressful issue for many children and parents during the preschool years and often beyond. When I was little, I can remember middle of the night tears, pajama changes, sheet changes, added laundry, and the negative [...]

Oatmeal Crème Pie Kabobs

Oatmeal Creme Pie Kabobs- This Mama Loves

When I was growing up, my mom let us pick a special treat at the store to bring in our school lunches around our birthday week. My favorite was always Little Debbie® Oatmeal Crème Pies. I don't know that there was a specific reason for it, but that was what I chose every single year, and [...]

The strength of a mom- Thank you, Mom : Strong Video

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Mom. A word that means so much to so many. But it’s got one of the shorter definitions in the dictionary: female parent. As if that can sufficiently describe what a mom is. But a mom is so much more. For most of us, mom is strong.  Strength.  How else could we have arrived to [...]

Mother’s Day Movie in theaters Friday, April 29 #MothersDayApr29


This post is sponsored by the theatrical release of Mother’s Day. Mother’s Day is May 8, just over a week away. But this coming Friday, April 29, the big-hearted movie Mother’s Day hits theaters.  The new star-studded comedy is a celebration of mothers everywhere.  Three stories, three women reminding us to let go of our [...]

Skillet Sausage & Potato Brunch Recipe

Skillet Sausage & Potato Brunch Recipe- This Mama Loves

Breakfast skillets are our favorite go-to for morning, dinner time, and definitely great for brunch recipes. You can use whatever you have on hand to throw one together- the mix of all your favorite breakfast foods tastes amazing! I make ours with a combination of eggs, some form of breakfast meat and some type of [...]

Important Things to Know about Being a Parent

Important things to know about being a parent- This Mama Loves

This post has been sponsored by Baby Orajel™, however all opinions are my own I don't want to brag or anything, but- I was, quite frankly, the best mom EVER.  For a really long time.  Almost 31 years, in fact, give or take the few I was too young to understand what having a kid [...]

Choosing the right fish tank for your family


My son really wanted a pet of his own, and my lovely sister got him all set up for his birthday last year.  A cool 1 1/2 gallon tank and a date with Auntie Cindy to choose gravel, plants, decor and a Betta fish were his birthday surprise. He was over the moon. My sister [...]

Curious George available for streaming now on Hulu

Curious George available for streaming - This Mama Loves

This is a sponsored post in partnership with Hulu. Our oldest daughter's first favorite thing was Curious George.  She called him "ah-ah" because that was the sound she knew monkeys to make.  It started as a way for mommy to shower and turned into a family-wide love of the world's cutest monkey and his friend [...]

Laundry Pac Safety Tips and Reminders


Laundry Pod Safety Tips and Reminders Laundry pacs are one of my favorite innovations. I loved them from the moment I knew of them, bought some, and made some big time safety mistakes almost immediately. I put my kids at risk without thinking nor realizing what I was doing. Lucky for me and my kids, [...]