Live On Give On Medical Technology Allowing Survivors to Inspire

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    I think that one of the scariest things about problems related to our health is feeling alone.  Whether it's something relatively simple to manage or something major to conquer, learning about or the journey to learn about a health problem is scary when you feel like no one understands what you're going through.  With technology ...

#MangiaMoment Event in Napa + Giveaway

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Last fall, we had a lot of fun sharing tips for simplifying date night at home.  Apparently you all like simplifying things as much as we do because I am heading out to San Francisco this Friday through Sunday to join Bertolli for their 150th Anniversary Mania Moments event with some new and old blog friends! ...

Letting tweens express themselves

Letting tweens express themselves- This Mama Loves

This is a sponsored post about letting tweens express themselves written by me on behalf of DOLE Fruitocracy. Having a tween is a lot of fun. It can also be stressful.  It's also the time when kids really want to start expressing themselves in a lot of new ways, and maybe as parents we aren't ...

Jelly Bean Flower Cupcakes

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These jelly bean flower cupcakes are so simple, and so cute. They are great for kids to decorate themselves at a party or gathering! If you really want to simplify for yourself, buy cupcakes at the store and just give the kids some jelly beans to make flowers with.  It's about the fun of decorating ...

Bubbly Cupcakes: What to serve at an Award Show Party

Award Show Party Bubbly Cupcakes Recipe- This Mama Loves

It's awards season, and many will be celebrating along with those at the actual award venues, from their homes and friends' homes across the country.  And as we all know, with gatherings comes foods, and why not have some fun and festive foods to go with it, like these Award Show Party Bubbly Cupcakes? Before ...

Brigadeiros: Brazillian Chocolate Truffles Recipe

Brigadeiros Brazillian Chocolate Truffles Recipe- This Mama Loves

If you are looking for an easy sweet treat to go along with your  afternoon coffee, brunch, or to gift to a friend you are going to love these Chocolate Truffles, also known as Brigadeiros. Rich, full of flavor, and a delicious moist texture make them irresistible.  They are made from 4 simple pantry ingredients but ...

Keeping pets happy in winter {Cats & Dogs} #BabbleBoxx

Keeping Pets Happy in Winter - This Mama Loves

It's midwinter, we're most of us going to be experiencing lots of cold weather, winter precipitation, and lots more time indoors than in other seasons.  Inactivity isn't good for anyone, including our pets. Our friends at Babbleboxx sent us some fun goodies to help make a care package for pets that will help keep the ...

Green Shamrock Homemade Gummy Candy

Green shamrock homemade gummy candy- This Mama Loves

Have you ever made homemade gummy candy? We haven't- or hadn't- but when my friend Jill showed me just how easy it is to make it at home, we decided we needed to try. A few ingredients (and I found natural, organic options as well, see below), a few minutes of time and 30-40 minutes ...

S’mores Crescent Rolls Treat Recipe

S'mores Crescent Rolls Treat Recipe - This Mama Loves

I love s'mores.  A lot.  So much gooey goodness in those chocolate, marshmallow and graham cracker sandwiches. Most of the time, we enjoy s'mores in the warmer months, when we've got the firepit going outside. But we love them year round for eating and decided to make these S'mores Crescent Rolls to tide us over ...

Why we chose a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine for our family

Why we chose a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine for our Family- This Mama Loves

When we were expecting our first child, choosing a pediatrician was super simple. I was managing a psychology practice one floor above a really amazing pediatrics practice in the town we lived. It was ridiculously easy. One item on the "parents-to-be checklist" was knocked off quickly.  This post about why we chose a Doctor of ...