Red Barn Canvas launches new Children’s line of canvas wall art

pinnsqueak childrens canvas wall art kits

Red Barn Canvas launches new Children's line of canvas wall art.  This post announcing the new brand from Red Barn Canvas is brought to you by my friends Kristy and Andy, the awesome behind RBC.     Introducing PinnsQueak Boutique, A Red Barn Canvas Brand full of fun, coordinating Canvas Wall Art specifically designed to grow with your ...

5 ways for kids to help clean the house #SwifferatTarget #CleverGirls #sp

ways kids can help clean the house

My little one, like most kids, is great at making messes. It's kind of a gift of little kids. Fortunately for us, we have a little one who also wants to help us keep the house clean. She's always the first to ask "Can I help?" and really, she's a great helper. She just needs ...

Oral Health Tips for Children’s Dental Health Month #ncdhm #giveaway

trident

I have heard from many places in recent years that oral health is the doorway to overall health.  It makes sense when you think about it.... the mouth is kind of the doorway to the body... and if that's got issues, chances are, those issues aren't going to stay exclusive with our mouth.  We all ...

Toy storage that makes cleaning up fun! ($150 Prize Pack #Giveaway)

palace pets on mat

A while back, I lost my mind.  I think it was the eleventy billionth LEGO brick I stepped on, or maybe it was the fourteen thousandth article of doll clothing/accessories I found under my pillow.  The toys are taking over my house and it has.to.stop. Toy storage needs to be stepped up. I love my kids. ...

Black Bean Veggie Wrap makes brown bagging fun!

spicy black bean veggie wrap

So now that my oldest has officially gone meat free, and is living as a vegetarian, I'm finding meatless lunches are a little bit (not tons) more challenging to pack.  The girl who loved ham and cheese won't eat the ham anymore and I'm left trying to make sure she's getting her protein in.  She REALLY loves ...

Five things I love #DunkinMugUp

#dunkinmugup love

Happy Valentine's Day, my friends!! I can't believe it's this far into 2014. Where does the time go? With the day of love coming tomorrow, it seemed kind of appropriate to talk about things I love. So without further ado, here are 5 things that I love. #1 My family- they are my heart, and nothing matters ...

Reading Eggs boosts literacy for kids 3-13 #ReadingEggsUS iPad Mini #giveaway

four year old playing reading eggs

 This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Reading Eggs, a website designed to help children ages 3-13 with reading and literacy skills via games, songs,activities, rewards and more. My older 2 kids, ages 8.5 and 6, are both reading now. Little sister, 4 1/2, is very anxious to read like big brother ...

Chocolate Smoothie Recipe for Kids #TruMoo plus $500 Target #Giveaway

chocolate smoothie recipe for kids

So here's the thing.  The folks at TruMoo just came out with this limited edition, absolutely fabulous new flavor of their milk- in the form of Chocolate Marshmallow Milk.  I  know, right?  Well, I want some. You know, for the kids and stuff.  I mean, they did ask me if I'd write a post about ...

Personalized Greeting Cards for Valentine’s Day #SendMoreLove

hubby valentine front

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Treat.com for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. I am not one who has time to stand in a card store for an hour to pick that perfect card for anyone.  I used to, and I loved it. But now? Time is money. I also ...

The Minecraft Guide For Parents

The Minecraft Guide For Parents

My son has been playing Minecraft for well over a year.  Since he started playing I have felt as if he is often speaking a different language.  I needed help and along came The Minecraft Guide for Parents, Down-To-Earth Advice for Parents of Children Playing Minecraft from Peachpit Press written by Cori Dusmann.  The day ...