DIY Holiday Napkin Rings Craft for Holiday breakFEAST

Easy DIY Holiday Napkin Rings Craft for Holiday Brunch from This Mama Loves

Easy DIY Holiday Napkin Rings Craft for Holiday Brunch or breakFEAST Do you know what is even better than breakfast? A breakFEAST. A breakfast is a quick bowl of cereal or toast, but a breakFEAST is a hot and tasty meal that sticks with you. Hungry Jack wants you to take the time and enjoy a nice ...

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.  ...

Slow Cooker Coffee Rubbed Roast

Slow Cooker Coffee Rubbed Roast Recipe from This Mama Loves

Slow Cooker Coffee Rubbed Roast This Slow Cooker Coffee Rubbed Roast recipe is sponsored as part of the Dunkin Donuts Preferred Partner Program.  Opinions are my own. I love coffee. My family knows I love coffee.  My kids generally don't ask me questions or anything unless they've seen me consuming coffee or handed me coffee. It wakes me up ...

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 ...

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 ...

Brain Food Snacks for Middle Schoolers #BigFatNotebooks

Brain Food Snacks for Middle Schoolers - This Mama Loves

Brain Food Snacks for Middle Schoolers It's hard to believe but we are already wrapping up the first quarter of middle school for the oldest MiniMartin and I'm happy to report that it wasn't as scary as I thought it was going to be!  I mean it's been really scary for me- but she's been breezing ...

5 Things to Think About When Remodeling Your Bathroom

5 Things to Think About When Remodeling Your Bathroom

I’ve spent nearly 20 years as a Kitchen and Bath Designer and there is still not much that excites me more than a remodeling project, even if it isn’t my own!  If it IS my own, all the better!  A bathroom remodel is one of the most common home improvement projects and it’s also one ...

Off The Tongues of Toilet Training Toddlers: Funny Moments in Potty Training

Off The Tongues of Toilet Training Toddlers: Funny Moments in Potty Training

This post is sponsored by Pull-Ups® Training Pants. All opinions are my own. With seven children between us – five who've successfully learned to use the potty and two who are in the process – we've heard just about everything under the sun during the various stages of potty training.  We've all heard the phrase "kids say the ...

Starting Fresh with a Medicine Cabinet in a New Home

New House, New Medicine Cabinet Tips (This Mama Loves)

This new house, new medicine cabinet post was sponsored by Pfizer Consumer Healthcare. All opinions are my own. Moving to a new home is full of lots of emotions.  LOTS and lots and lots for all of us, not just me.  It's a really big deal for me, for my husband, and for the kids.  Even ...

Prepping Your HVAC System for Colder Weather #HouseExperts

Prepping Your HVAC System for Colder Weather

This post talking about Prepping Your HVAC System for Colder Weather is brought to you as part of our new #HouseExperts partnership with Sears. Opinions are my own. The signs of fall are all around us here.  The leaves are starting to change to those beautiful shades of red, orange, and gold and the evening air is ...