Delicious Dishes Recipes Link Party 29: Salads - This Mama Loves

Delicious Dishes Recipe Link Party #29: Favorite Salad Recipes

Another week, another week of YUMS. It's been kind of chaotic- kids going to camp here and there, and packing up our house to move across town...not a ton of baking or cooking is happening here! I'm making a new batch of Homemade Bisquick in the morning, we're almost out and I really love having [...]

Keeping kids hydrated during summer adventures #FruitShoot

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This has been a summer full of adventures for my family. While spring soccer has ended, we are still busy with camps- including a ninja warrior camp- and summer gymnastics team we are still on the go and keeping active. Active always means needing to make sure we're hydrated- adding in summer heat and [...]

Finding Dory Hank Bath Salts DIY

Finding Dory Hank Bath Salts DIY from This Mama Loves

We loved Finding Dory when we saw it a few weeks ago.  Even my husband enjoyed it, and he rarely admits to enjoying family films. This one had a lot of fun, a lot of cute, and a whole lot of Hank! Hank's a cantankerous octopus who's really just a big old softie on the [...]

Managing IBS & Dairy Free Smoothie #VSL3TheJourneyBack

Managing IBS & Dairy Free Smoothie

This is a product-provided, sponsored conversation that contains affiliate links. All opinions, text and experiences are my own. VSL#3 is a high-potency probiotic medical food for the dietary management of IBS, UC, and ileal pouch and must be used under medical supervision. Please check with your healthcare provider with any questions you might have. These [...]

Everyday Olympic Moments


The Olympics are coming- the trials have begun and athletes all over the world are training for the biggest competitions of their lives. Every single Olympic Games promises special moments- Olympic moments. The best of the best from countries all over the globe joined together for a few short weeks in one place to celebrate [...]

Jenny Craig Weight Loss Program Progress

jenny craig progress 5 weeks

I was provided a free trial Jenny Craig program and meals. However, the opinions expressed are entirely my own. I just completed week five of Jenny Craig. First of all, how did that go by so fast? I'm serious! I was kind of expecting the days to be long and drag by, thinking about food [...]

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 [...]