DICK’S Sporting Goods Jersey Report #jerseyreport

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of DICK'S Sporting Goods for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Does everyone in your house cheer for the same NFL team?  I sometimes wish it were that way here.  We're Patriots fans.  Well when I say we, I speak for the adults and girlsin ...

Add More Fruits and Vegetables with SUBWAY +color #addcolor

Add More Fruits and Vegetables with Subway +Color

This post is sponsored by FitFluential on behalf of SUBWAY. All opinions are my own. When I was a teenager one of my first, and favorite jobs was as a SUBWAY Sandwich Artist.  I loved working at SUBWAY and have so many wonderful memories from that time in my life.  I still love SUBWAY® restaurants today ...

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 ...

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 ...

The Importance of HVAC System Repairs and Maintenance Before Turing Up the Heat #HouseExperts

The Importance of HVAC System Repairs and Maintenance Before Turing Up the Heat

This post about the Importance of HVAC System Repairs and Maintenance Before Turning Up the Heat is brought to you by our friends at Sears As part of the #HouseExperts program. Baby, it’s cold outside!  Well, not today.  Today it’s been warm but there have been several days already where the temps have dropped well below freezing.  ...

Create the Good – 25 Days 25 Ways to Care #25days25ways

Create the Good - 25 Days 25 Ways to Care

This post brought to you by Create the Good. The content and opinions expressed below are that of this mama loves. Seeing someone you care about aging or with a health problem is a challenging time.  It’s often a time where someone needs to step in and act as a care giver for that loved one ...

Updating Your Home’s Floors: Where the Biggest Memories and Messes are Made #HouseExperts

Updating Your Home's Floors: Where the Biggest Memories and Messes are Made

This post talking about Updating Your Home's Floors is brought to you as part of our new #HouseExperts partnership with Sears. Opinions are my own. We love our furniture.  We have a nice, big sectional in the living room that our whole family can snuggle up on.  It’s pretty, practical, and it’s comfortable yet somehow most of the ...

Making the Switch to Store Brand Baby Formula

Making the Switch to Store Brand Baby Formula

It’s no secret that having a baby is expensive.  There is a lot of gear to buy ahead of time and things to do to make sure your home is ready for a baby or another baby if you already have one.  Then, there are the expenses once baby is here, like diapers, wipes, etc. Feeding ...

Coconut Oil Roasted Pumpkin Seeds with Basil, Lime, and Sea Salt

Coconut Oil Roasted Pumpkin Seeds with Basil, Lime, and Sea Salt

Growing up I think I might have looked forward to eating the roasted pumpkin seeds my mom made more than actually carving the pumpkins and as a grown up, I know that I do.  It's something that my kids look forward to as well and even the toddlers love for a snack.  With 5 kids ...

Domino’s is Leading the Way

Domino's is Leading the Way

I’m a Michigan girl, born and raised and there are a lot of things about Michigan that I know well and love.  However, last month I traveled about 3 hours south of my hometown to Ann Arbor to the Domino’s Pizza Headquarters for Digital Insiders Day 2016 and I learned a lot about the amazing ...