Mommy Daughter Moments

Mommy Daughter Moments

This post brought to you by Disney Baby. The content and opinions expressed below are that of this mama loves. Before I became mom to all of these boys I was mom to a beautiful baby girl first.  She was the one who made me mom 12 years ago on a perfect spring day in April, ...

How Big is Your Social-Germ Network

How Big is Your Social-Germ Network

Social networking is nothing new to us, right?  Facebook, Twitter, Instagram....we come into contact with hundreds of people each day through social media and for people in the public eye, like actor Ali Larter it's even more so the case.  Recently though, Ali revealed that the size of her 15 month-old daughter's social network is actually bigger ...

Tips for Protecting Sensitive Skin in Summer

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I grew up on the lake and we spent nearly every day outside from dawn until dark.  Most days we were in bathing suits and in or around the water almost all day.  I rarely remember wearing sunscreen or having my skin protected from the sun.  I remember having terrible sunburns and all of us ...

Homemade Baby Cereal Bars with Fruit

Homemade Baby Cereal Bars with Fruit

We bought a lot, I mean A LOT of baby cereal when the boys were babies.  We anticipated they would eat a lot of it and they did but it wasn't always as "cereal".  We used it in lots of recipes.  One of their favorites, actually this was a favorite of their big brother and ...

Greet Your Baby with a Special Message #giveaway

Greet Your Baby with a Special Message

There isn't much that fills you with the kind of anticipation as waiting to meet your unborn child.  Becoming a parent, whether it's for the first time or the fifth, is an amazing experience and the days and weeks leading up to that moment are filled with so many feelings for the whole family.  Just ...

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 ...