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

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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 fears ...

6 Tips to Save on Energy Bill this Spring and Summer

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This post brought to you by IGS Energy. The content and opinions expressed below are that of this mama loves. When you have a family as big as we do, you learn to live on a tight budget.  Sometimes you pinch pennies and scrape to make ends meet because you have no other choice and sometimes ...

Tips for Steam Cleaning for Allergies #Giveaway #happycleaning

Tips for Steam Cleaning for Allergies

Tips for Steam Cleaning for Allergies It may have taken its sweet time, but it looks like spring has finally sprung in northern Michigan.  We live in a small town in the heart of farm country so as much as we love the end of winter, we also know that the beautiful flowers blooming, the buds ...

Natural Pet Products

Natural Pet Products: This Mama Loves

Natural Pet Products This is a sponsored post  as part of the #PetTales campaign. It doesn’t matter if you have 2 or 4 legs or how furry you are, in our family natural care is important and natural pet products that are free of harsh chemicals are what we look for in caring for our furry family ...

Gluten Free Molasses Cookies Recipe

Gluten Free Molasses Cookies Recipe- This Mama Loves

Gluten Free Molasses Cookies Our family has been gluten free now for almost a year since finding out our toddler has Celiac Disease.  We're still adapting recipes and trying out old favorites as gluten free.  Baked goods can be tricky because gluten free flour doesn't always behave the same as traditional wheat flours but we're finding ...

6 Spring Cleaning Projects to Remember #StockUpSave

Spring Cleaning Projects to Remember- This Mama Loves

6 Spring Cleaning Projects to Remember Looking outside it doesn’t seem like Spring is ever really going to come.  The weather still looks and feels like winter but the rest of the spring like show must go on – spring break, spring sports starting, and the dreaded spring cleaning needed.  The good news is that even ...

Fueling Dreams of Young Athletes

Fueling Dreams of Young Athletes

This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/POWERADE. I look at my daughter Ella, who is turning 12 in a few weeks and I see her big dreams and all her potential.  Everything she does is done with all she has, all her heart.  She works hard at academics and earns good grades, she is on student ...

One Pot Chicken Fajita Pasta

One Pot Chicken Fajita Pasta Recipe- This Mama Loves Blog

Our family loves fajitas and tacos and honestly most Mexican food.  We also love pasta and a few weeks ago we decided to bring the two together with an easy week night meal that we've made EVERY week since because everyone loved it so much!  I'm not sure what makes this my favorite - that ...

Get Inspired to Get Outside this Spring

Get inspired to get outside- This Mama Loves

While it was below zero here again yesterday morning, the sun is shining and I do know that it's going to be warming up soon.  It's almost time for spring and warmer weather.  With Daylight Saving Time less than 10 days away and Easter at the end of the month I know that we're looking ...

5 Easy Ways to Improve Heart Health for Women

5 Easy Ways to Improve Heart Health

This is a sponsored post about heart health for women written by me on behalf of The Heart Truth® for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. We all know that February 14th was Valentine's Day and that love and hearts are on everyone's mind this month but there is a much more important reason for hearts ...