Shopkins Party Idea: Shopkins Popsicles

If you have a little girl (and maybe boy), chances are that you have either heard of Shopkins or have approximately eleventy billion little Shopkins figures around your house...your car, your bags, your kitchen, bedrooms, living rooms and backpacks.  They seem to multiply.  Regardless of how many you have in your house (or don't have), [...]

Natural Pet Products

Natural Pet Products: This Mama Loves

This is a sponsored post  as part of the #PetTales campaign. It doesn’t matter if you have 2 or 4 legs or how furry you are, in our family natural care is important and natural pet products that are free of harsh chemicals are what we look for in caring for our furry family members.  [...]

Create your photo memories with the click of a button

Create photo memories with the click of a button - This Mama Loves

This post about discovering how to create your photo memories with the click of a button is sponsored by Shutterfly. Show mom how much you care this Mother’s Day with that perfect, customized photo book made with Shutterfly.  I'm pretty good about taking photos.  Even saving them. I pay for extra storage so photos are always available [...]

Chicken Chili with Cornbread Crust

Chicken Chili with Cornbread Crust- This Mama Loves

Easy one dish dinners are my go to favorites, less work while cooking and then of course less time standing at the sink later. Okay so this one is two dishes but still...totally worth it. One dish or not, this is the PERFECT dish to bring to any potluck. You'll have an empty dish in [...]

Gluten Free Molasses Cookies Recipe

Gluten Free Molasses Cookies Recipe- This Mama Loves

Our family has been gluten free now for almost a year since finding out our toddler has Celiac Disease.  We're still adapting recipes and trying out old favorites as gluten free.  Baked goods can be tricky because gluten free flour doesn't always behave the same as traditional wheat flours but we're finding recipes we love [...]

6 Spring Cleaning Projects to Remember #StockUpSave

Spring Cleaning Projects to Remember- This Mama Loves

Looking outside it doesn’t seem like Spring is ever really going to come.  The weather still looks and feels like winter but the rest of the spring like show must go on – spring break, spring sports starting, and the dreaded spring cleaning needed.  The good news is that even though the spring weather isn’t [...]

Mother’s Day Button Chalkboard Craft

Mother's Day Button Chalkboard Craft 6

It is crazy that Mother's Day is just around the corner! I mean, didn't we just celebrate Valentine's Day a few weeks ago?! I, like many women, enjoy having a day to celebrate being a mom. With 3 kids at home, you can be sure I will get my fair share of handmade gifts. If [...]

Blueberry Coffee Muffins

Blueberry Coffee Muffins Recipe- This Mama Loves

I've been working really hard this year to focus on relationships.  We're doing more family things, I'm taking more me time (my relationship with myself can always use work) and also with my friends. Friends are friends because we enjoy their company, so I feel like I am wanting to make a point of doing [...]

Helping to feed hungry cats with Save. Give. Love.

Helping to feed hungry cats- This Mama Loves

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Meow Mix®. All opinions are 100% mine. My friend Carrie shared a photo of a poster her 10 year old daughter made about how smoking harms cats, and it was about the cutest thing I've ever seen.  When my Junior Girl Scouts chose their [...]

AMERICAN HERITAGE® Chocolate + Cracker Barrel #TwitterParty

ahc cracker barrel

I don't know if you've heard yet, but, for a limited time, AMERICAN HERITAGE® Chocolate Bites are now availableat your local Cracker Barrel Old Country Store. Experience chocolate as our ancestors did while supplies last!! We have a very deep love and affection for chocolate in our house, and we adore history... and Cracker Barrel. So [...]

White Chocolate Lotion Bars

White Chocolate Lotion Bars Recipe - This Mama Loves

This DIY recipe for white chocolate lotion bars is sure to please in every aspect. It uses wonderful, all natural ingredients that each have great benefits for your health. Plus, it’s easy to make, & smells amazing! Make these as a gift for Valentine’s Day, or anytime of the year. Divide them up into cute little bags [...]