Join us for the #PetcoParty talking all about Pet Nutrition September 7!

Join us for the #PetcoParty Twitter Party September 7th! We'll be talking all about pet nutrition (and sharing furbaby pics)! I'll be your host for the party along with our friends at Petco. Come join us to chat about our pets, their nutrition, and some fun prizes! The party will take place Wednesday 9/7 from 6:00 [...]

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 [...]

Western Carribbean Cruise on Carnival Magic #LetsGoCarnival

Western Carribbean Cruise on Carnival Magic- This Mama Loves Blog

Disclosure: I am participating in the #LetsGOCarnival retreat managed by SJ Consulting. The opinions on this blog are my own. We are packing our bags and heading to sea- literally- in just under 2 weeks. Our first cruise as a family. My second cruise, and my husband and kids' will be on their first cruise ship.  To say we're excited is an understatement- we are really looking forward to some time away together as [...]

Cilantro Lime Marinade Recipe #SweetSwaps


Summer is upon us and, of course, this means that grilling season is probably already happening on your patio, right? We all have our classic favorites like burgers and chops, of course, but sometimes I like to shake things up and create some bright, fresh flavors for family and friends. I really love to create [...]

Delicious Dishes Recipe Link Party #26

Delicious Dishes Recipe Link Party #26- This Mama Loves

  Is it really the last week of June? Already? Wow. Officially summer on the calendar, and Fourth of July fun this weekend.  My baby girl is at her first sleepover camp experience- we dropped her off Sunday afternoon and pick her up tomorrow morning. I can't wait to see her! Big sis is at [...]

Breyers turns 150 with a big party #Breyers150

Breyers turns 150 years old! This Mama Loves

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Breyers Ice Cream for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Earlier this week, the little kids and I attended the Breyers 150th Birthday Blowout Celebration event in Madison Square Park!  We hit the road pretty early and had a lot of fun singing and playing road [...]

Summer Road Trip Ideas: Listening to Audio Books

Summer Road Trip Ideas: Listening to Audio Books- This Mama Loves

We've got a whole lot of adventures planned this summer, my kids and I. Ninja training camp, gymnastics camp, scout camp...beach days, aquarium days, some hikes...a Caribbean Cruise, a day trip to NYC... and we'll be doing some serious car time for some of those adventures. Instead of plugging the kids in and having everyone [...]