Burt’s Bees Renewal Line #28DayFaceCleanse

Burt's Bees Renewal

So, in a few weeks, I'm turning 41.  While I had a baby face for most of my life, having kids put me on a fast track to looking my age.  I'm kind of wanting to slow that process down, and while exercising, drinking lots of water and eating healthier options does help, it's not ...

Nokia Lumia for Active Kids

Nokia Lumia for Active Kids

At Christmas we surprised my daughter Ella with the Nokia Lumia 635 cell phone.  After several months of using the phone and learning all that it has to offer I thought it was time to share our experience. Nokia Lumia for Active Kids Ella is very active and involved in just about every school sport or activity ...

Panda Express Chinese Spare Ribs

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This post brought to you by Panda Express. The content and opinions expressed below are that of this mama loves. Just in time for spring and summer fun, Panda Express just introduced their Chinese Spare Ribs. For a limited time they are launching a new premium rib entree: Chinese Spare Ribs. These Chinese Spare Ribs are slow cooked for ...

Premium Denim at Affordable Prices

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When it comes to spring, I always think of a time of newness and renewal. Because we had such a rough winter this year, the idea of the warm sunshine on my face and seeing those daffodils peeking from the ground makes me very happy. Another thing about spring is you get to put away ...

Four Cool Ways to Celebrate College Graduation

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Attending college is one of the hardest yet most rewarding things you can do in your life. If you go straight to college from high school, you are already used to getting up early, cramming for those exams and taking them every semester. If you have a break from going to high school and then ...

Better Breakfast Ideas for the New Year

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It's a new year and we've been trying to find new ideas for breakfast. Mornings are always busy with trying to get kids around and ready for school so having quick, fun, and yummy ideas for breakfast is really important in our house. So when we were asked to try the new Aussie Style Yogurt ...

5 tips to reduce holiday stress

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Can you believe we have less than two weeks left before Christmas is here? It feels like I have so much to do and so little time. There is a ton of cooking, shopping, school and sporting events for the kids and lots of work. I am getting stressed out just thinking about all of ...

Thule Roof Rack

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I love the new roof rack system that Thule sent to me for this post.  It was easy to install, very functional and quiet on the highway. This set-up came with Thule AeroBlade bars that have Wind Diffuser technology disturbs airflow to reduce noise and drag for improved fuel economy.  All pictured Thule items retail ...

Funky styles for girls: My Little Jules (Giveaway)

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While I may not be on trend with fashion for me, my girls really like to be... and I don't mind it at all.  I actually love when we find things that everyone else doesn't have, pieces that are comfortable, stylish, and made to wear. We've loved My Little Jules before, and have fallen in ...

Practicing Soccer Skills At Home

Practicing Soccer Skills at Home

My two older children, ages 9 & 10, love soccer and wish they could practice their Soccer Skills and play year round.  In our little rural area they only offer youth soccer in the fall and it seems the season just flies by with not enough opportunity for the kids to really work on the ...