4 Home Improvements that Make Your Home Work Smarter

4 Home Improvements that Make Your Home Work Smarter

This post with home improvements that make your home work smarter is brought to you by our friends at Sears As part of the #HouseExperts program. Our home was built in the late 60’s, early 70’s.  It’s your typical ranch style home and while there were many updates to it over the years before we become the ...

Why should I get my HVAC Inspected? #HouseExperts

Why Should I Get My HVAC inspected- This Mama Loves

 This post explaining why I should get my HVAC inspected is brought to you as part of our new#HouseExperts partnership with Sears. Opinions are my own. It has been in the 90's and so humid here.  I don’t ever remember a summer that had this many days in the 90’s, and we have more coming ...

Explore Nature Far & Wide with Family by Your Side

Explore Nature Far & Wide with Family By Your Side - This Mama Loves

This is a sponsored post. All opinions are my own. What matters most to us time with family.  That’s always, always been the answer but this time last year, when we lost my father-in-law unexpectedly to a tragic accident, it refreshed and renewed to us just how important family is.  His favorite thing in this world ...

Making Back to School Less Stressful

Making Back to School Less Stressful (This Mama Loves)

This post is part of a sponsored promotion with This Mama Loves and Fruit of the Loom.  Opinions are my own. I can so clearly remember the first time I experienced one of my children having a true tantrum.  It had been a good run for me.  My oldest daughter was 10 and the boys were ...

Tips for Moving with Less Stress #CORTathome #Moving

Tips for Moving with Less Stress

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of CORT for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Tips for Moving with Less Stress Moving to a new town or home can be a very exciting time but it also tends to be filled with stress.  It's a big undertaking to pack up a whole life's ...

Traveling with Potty Training Toddlers

Traveling with Potty Training Toddlers

This post is sponsored by Pull-Ups® Training Pants. All opinions are my own. Summer is finally here and for us that means a lot of traveling. We have had the calendar scheduled full of camping trips since the beginning of March, when we bought our vintage camper, and we have a long week planned in The Smokey Mountains ...

Tips for Helping Baby Sleep All Night

Tips for Helping Baby Sleep All Night

With 7 kiddos between us, you’d think that my husband and I would be pros at finding and sharing tip for Helping Baby Sleep All Night and while we’ve got a lot of it figured out the truth is that all babies are different so sometimes it means trying different things with different babies.  Some of ...

Strawberry Yogurt Breakfast Bowl

Strawberry Yogurt Breakfast Bowl / This Mama Loves

Strawberry Yogurt Breakfast Bowl This yogurt breakfast bowl recipe is sponsored by General Mills through Acorn Influence. School is finally out and it's the first week of summer break.  That means the kids can slow down a little and not have to rush out of the house every morning, right?  Wrong!  This morning, and 3 mornings this ...

Potty Training Children Close in Age

Potty Training Children Close in Age- This Mama Loves

Potty Training Children Close in Age This post is sponsored by Pull-Ups® Training Pants. All opinions are my own. Over the course of the last 60 days our Wee 3 (as we call them) have turned 2, 3, and 4.  It’s been a fun and an exhausting few months of birthdays which of course followed the major ...

Family Mottos and Traditions to Keep Us Close

Family Mottos and Traditions to Keep Us Close

I came from a big family and I have a big family.  My mom and dad had five children - I'm the youngest with two sisters and two brothers, the closest in age is 5 years older than me and the oldest is 20 years older.  Between my husband and I we have 7 children, ...