Honeywell Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat

Money saving thermostat

Have you ever wished for a smart thermostat? You know, when you get to work and realize you didn't remember to turn down the heat and no one will be home until super late that night?   Honeywell sent us their Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat for this review.  This thermostat is easy to install and quick to register.  ...

What is Kombucha and Why Should I Drink it

Home Brew Kombucha

What is Kombucha and Why Should I Drink It? I always get excited when I know a package is being delivered.  But, when I got my tracking information from GetKombucha.com for my Kombucha Continuous Brewing Kit, I obsessively tracked the package.  Dave at GetKombucha.com is a wicked upbeat guy who loves to share the benefits of ...

5 ways to save time for Easter dinner #HoneyBakedHost #Giveaway

ways to save time for easter dinner

Easter is just a few weeks away.  I'm excited to partner with HoneyBaked Ham to bring you this post with ways to save time for Easter Dinner.  Prepping holiday meals can be very time consuming and time isn't something most people have a lot of these days. I keep thinking about my sister who almost ...

Get sharpie off a stuffed animal #BizChallenge #ad

sharpie on stuffed animal

This post about how to get sharpie off a stuffed animal is brought to you by Biz Stain & Odor Eliminator. All opinions are 100% mine. So my four year old, she really likes to color. It's rare to see her without a crayon, pencil or marker in her hand.  We've always been really diligent about ...

Cat not using litter box? Check this out! #PreciousCat #Giveaway

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This post about a cat not using litter box anymore is sponsored by Precious Cat on behalf of the BlogPaws Blogger Network. I am being compensated for helping spread the word about Precious Cat's Cat Attract formula, but This Mama Loves only shares information we feel is relevant to our readers. Precious Cat is not responsible for ...

Handmade Anna and Elsa Hair Clips

frozen movie anna elsa hair clips

"Unless you have been living under a rock this past  winter, you have probably heard about the movie Frozen. You may even have been  living in your very own Frozen winter this year with all the snow and colder  than normal temperatures." But now The Bowtique is offering you a way to warm up and  look ...

The Microsoft Store in Farmington, Connecticut #WindowsChampions

microsoft store farmington ct

A few weeks ago, the new Microsoft Store opened at the Westfarms Mall in Farmington, Connecticut. I was all kinds of excited to attend the media tour before the Grand Opening celebration and check out the store itself....but sad for me, I had a nasty bout of strep throat and wasn't even able to get ...

Portable Ice Maker is Great for Camping

Luma Ice Maker IM200SS

Aportable ice maker may not be What Every Camper Needs but it is a great luxury item for summer camping.   We are so excited to add this ice maker to our camping packing list.  Yes, camping! We also have found that this ice is great for making smoothies. The ice is clear, odorless and easy to chew!  ...

Turtle Bread Vegan Bread Recipe

vegan Turtle Bread

This Vegan Bread Recipe is part of a review of Mayim's Vegan Kitchen: More than 100 Great-Tasting and Healthy Recipes from my Family to Yours.  These turtle breads are adorable, a conversation starter AND totally plant based, so that also means they are egg and dairy free.  Perfect for a holiday meal! From Mayim’s Vegan Table: ...

Worst part of cleaning the house? #MrCleanMorePower

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I used to think that cleaning toilets was the worst part of cleaning the house.  This is a sponsored post about cleaning the house for SheSpeaks/Mr. Clean. Then I had kids. Toilets were still kind of the worst, but we also had diapers, and lots more general mess. But we also have a dog. And now we have 2 ...