The Value of Berries and Other Items in Pokemon Go part 2 - This Mama Loves

The Value of Berries and Other Items in Pokemon Go – PART 2

Why should you play Pokemon Go? There are a surprising number of benefits to playing this game that's sweeping the nation!   Having a grand time playing the Pokemon Go app yet? If you haven’t already tried this amazing free game app available on most Android and IOS portable devices, you’ve got to get crackin’ [...]

12 Pokemon GO! Activities, Snacks, & DIY’s You Gotta Catch!

pokemon craft collage

Pokemon has been around for years, but suddenly with the release of Pokemon Go it has become bigger than ever. My kids (and okay maybe me) have thrown ourselves into the craze. When we can’t be on the app or we just need a change of pace I wanted to have an arsenal of crafts, [...]

Delicious Dishes Recipe Party #27

Delicious Dishes Recipe Party

Did you miss us? We took a break to make a few changes, and now we're back better than ever! We have new hosts that are joining our party this week and we can't wait for you to meet them! This week we're straying from our normal routine of featuring our favorite dishes from the last [...]

Chicken Pesto Grilled Cheese

Chicken Pesto Grilled Cheese Recipe- This Mama Loves

Chicken Pesto Grilled Cheese One of my most favorite things to eat for lunch is grilled cheese.  Like, I get excited for it. There's just something about the melty cheese and toasted bread that makes my tastebuds happy.  My husband? Not a fan.  My girls? They love it more than me.  It's nice to have [...]

Caribou Double Chocolate Mocha Iced Coffee Pops

Double Chocolate Mocha Iced Coffee Pops- This Mama Loves

This double chocolate mocha iced coffee pops recipe is brought to you by our friends at Caribou Coffee.  Opinions are my own. Coffee and I have a long history. I loved the idea of it for many years and then I fell in love with it...and iced has always been one of my favorite ways [...]

#PetcoGrooming: Brownie’s First Grooming Experience!

First Grooming Experience Petco Grooming - This Mama Loves

We've never had Brownie groomed before. Tobey wasn't ever groomed, so it just never occurred to us, I suppose. But Brownie's fur and hair are very different from Tobey's, and with her beard on her snout, we realized we may need to take some visits to the groomer.  Last week, the girls and I took [...]

Traveling with Potty Training Toddlers

Traveling with Potty Training Toddlers

This post is sponsored by Pull-Ups® Training Pants. All opinions are my own. Summer is finally here and for us that means a lot of traveling. We have had the calendar scheduled full of camping trips since the beginning of March, when we bought our vintage camper, and we have a long week planned in The Smokey [...]

Allergy Friendly Bedroom Makeover

Allergy Friendly Bedroom Makeover from This Mama Loves

Allergy Friendly Bedroom Makeover Recently I was invited to attend a webinar with AllerEase and Dr. Neeta Ogden, an allergy specialist, to learn about allergy friendly bedroom makeovers. Many, if not all of us, have some kind of allergies at some point in time, or at least some symptoms relating from allergens.  Yes, there are [...]

Support Local Shelters with Paw Points

Support Local Shelters with Paw Points - This Mama Loves

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Fresh Step® Litter. Our pets are all adopted from either shelters or rescues. My husband's first cat was tossed in a dumpster, with her whole litter, as teeny tiny kittens. Tobey, Brownie Buttons, Sunshine, Rosabeth (Rosie) and Lloyd were all adopted from local shelters [...]

Chocolate-Dipped Pineapple Popsicles #KingofJuices #CreatewithDole

Chocolate Dipped Pineapple Popsicles from This Mama Loves

This chocolate-dipped pineapple recipe is sponsored by DOLE® Canned 100% Pineapple Juice. Fourth of July weekend is coming up. It's promising to be super hot, and that means I'm going to want something refreshing for a treat. I love red, white and blue as much as any of us (and love to make patriotic recipes!), [...]

Henry’s Hard Orange Slushie

Henrys Hard Orange Slushie / This Mama Loves

Hard sodas are kind of making a big splash right now... yep. I went there. But they are. It's also summer...and for me, summer means frozen anything and everything. I love slushies. Water slushies would make me happy too. But sometimes, you want to kick back and relax with friends and have a little grown-up [...]