Why on earth do I need life insurance?

why do stay home parents need life insurance

Why on earth do *I* need life insurance, when I've been a stay home mom for just about 8 years now? I haven't been a source of income for our family, so why would life insurance be something we need? Thanks to my Ambassadorship with Genworth, who sponsors this series of posts,  I've been learning ...

It’s time to replace our compost bin #DigIn

compost bin made with pallets

This is the first  sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Home Depot as part of a series about outdoor DIY projects  in the yard.  We have composted for almost 8 years now, since moving to our current home.  For years, we've just used pallets to kind of frame an area  for the compost ...

Huggies Snug and Dry Diapers for Moms on the Move!

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Spring is in the air and our family is on the move everyday! We love to take advantage of the beautiful weather to get up and out of the house. Whether it be exploring a new park, shopping, or just playing at a friends house, we are constantly on the go. With a toddler in tow, ...

Huggies Designer Wipes Tub – Function Meets Fashion #HuggiesTester

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I am so excited to be an Official Huggies Tester and share with you an exciting new product!!!  Huggies Wipes Designer Tubs are a fun and fashionable way to store your baby wipes.  These tubs are the ultimate in Function Meets Fashion and one of my top picks.   Just because we are moms and often accumulate a lot of "stuff" in ...

Apples and Waffle Sticks with Honey Yogurt Dip Recipe #EggoWaffleOff

waffle sticks and fruit slices with yogurt dip

This is it- the final recipe for the Week of Waffles I'm sharing as a Chief Waffle Officer.  It's been a fun (and filling!) week- and I'm ending mine on a sweet and simple note.  This recipe is for apples and Eggo waffle sticks with honey yogurt dip. I make this honey yogurt dip using local ...

Dove Body Wash

dove mom ambassador

I am a huge fan of Dove products. I was happy to learn I was invited to be an ambassador for the new Dove Body Wash with Nutrium Moisture- having  natural ingredients in my body products always makes me happy. We've used Dove products for years in my family, although I'd not used much of ...

Check out the new Dove Body Washes

dove mom ambassador

I'm excited to announce I'm a Dove Mom Ambassador!  My family has used Dove products for years and years and I'm thrilled to be part of this program. Now that we have a bathtub worth soaking in, I've been taking more and more baths...and what fun is a bath with no kind of bubbles?  But I ...

My husband has a smart phone. The HTC 8x. It’s about time. #Troop8X #HTC8

htc 8x phone

My husband has a sweet new smart phone. It's the brand new  Windows Phone HTC  8x.  Thankfully, it arrived just in time for our Disney trip earlier this month, which gave me a HUGE sense of relief- now, I knew if we got separated, I'd be able to get in touch with him (his work cell ...

Skyward Summit from Step 2 is AWESOME.

step 2 skyward summit

We affectionately call our backyard "playtown" because, well, we have a lot of cool stuff to play on.  I love having things that encourage kids to play outside! We've lost 2 main attractions with storms in the past few years- our 2 very old apple trees that had rope swings and a tire swing, but ...