Delicious Dishes Recipe Party: Favorite Pumpkin Recipes - This Mama Loves

Delicious Dishes Recipe Party Favorite Pumpkin Recipes

Pumpkins are everywhere right now- I think the kids have come home with a pumpkin of some size every day for two weeks. I am not complaining, but those sugar pumpkins have me ready to bake and cook some yumminess for sure! I'm feeling like it's time to make our Pumpkin Whoopie Pies again- the [...]

Delicious Dishes Recipe Party: Halloween Favorites

Delicious Dishes Halloween Treats - This Mama Loves

Happy October! Happy we finally moved! (Hence the late arrival of this post...I  couldn't find the charging cord for my laptop or the AIO computer, and still can't). Since the air's finally matching the calendar, we're getting VERY excited for Halloween over here!! Come see all of the yummy Halloween faves from last week's party [...]

The Secret Life of Pets available for home viewing 11/22

The Secret Life of Pets available for home viewing 11/22

This post is in partnership with Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.  I have a GREAT holiday gift idea for you! This holiday season, the answer to the question “Ever wonder what your pets do when you’re not home?” is answered when The Secret Life of Pets comes to Digital HD November 22, 2016 and 4K Ultra [...]

Off The Tongues of Toilet Training Toddlers: Funny Moments in Potty Training

Off The Tongues of Toilet Training Toddlers: Funny Moments in Potty Training

This post is sponsored by Pull-Ups® Training Pants. All opinions are my own. With seven children between us – five who've successfully learned to use the potty and two who are in the process – we've heard just about everything under the sun during the various stages of potty training.  We've all heard the phrase "kids say [...]

Mom Confession: My Most EPIC Mom Fail


This real life #AmericanHousewife #MomFail blog post is part of a paid Megan Media and ABC American Housewife blogging program. The opinions and ideas expressed here are my own. “My full time job is to make sure one of my kids fits in more and two fit in less.” - Katie Otto, American Housewife When [...]

Bring New Life to Your Home with a Kitchen Remodel #HouseExperts

Bring New Life to Your Home with a Kitchen Remodel

This post talking about Remodeling Your Kitchen is brought to you as part of our new #HouseExperts partnership with Sears. Opinions are my own. I went to college for architectural technology and during my first year in school I took a job at a local lumber yard as a kitchen and bath designer.  I quickly realized how [...]

Cinnamon Roll Mummies Halloween Treat Recipe

Cinnamon Roll Mummies Recipe Halloween Treat This Mama Loves

It's October and we're getting ready for Halloween and fun themed treats (and "regular" foods). One of our must-have things to keep in the pantry? Candy eyeballs.  There are a few different kinds. But grab them. You guys. Look what Jill made.  SUPER cute, right? It's also super simple to do! But be really sure [...]

Delicious Dishes: Fall Favorites

Delicious Dishes- Fall Favorites

Fall's in full swing- most of my friends have gone from flip flops and sandals to boots and moccasins. The leaves have turned like crazy and there's a crispness in the air that just makes me happy! We're (for the fourth time) due to move later this week, so I don't know how much cooking [...]

Risk Factors for Preterm Birth

Risk Factors for Preterm Labor

My husband and I have a BIG blended family.  Between us we have 7 children,  SEVEN!  When we got married 8 years ago we each came to the marriage with two children and eventually we decided to have a child together (and another, and another).  Both of his children were born at full term and [...]

Honey Bunches of Oats Recipe: Energy Bites

Honey Bunches of Oats Energy Bites Recipe (This Mama Loves)

Breakfast. The most important meal of the day. But breakfast foods aren't just for breakfast anymore. Cereal is one of the most versatile foods we can have in our pantries! Yep. Cereal. You can eat in in a bowl with milk (or orange juice, as my siblings' mom used to do), you can eat it [...]

Cranberry Breakfast Bars

Cranberry Breakfast Bars Recipe- This Mama Loves

Thank you to Ocean Spray® for sponsoring this Cranberry Breakfast Bars blog post. All opinions are my own.   On the first day of fall, my littlest and I were invited to head down to NYC to attend a Cranberry Classroom with Ocean Spray®. Now, I'm sure that all of you, like me, immediately think [...]