Sweet & Salty Cookies from This Mama Loves

Country Crock® Make It Yours™ Sweet & Salty Toffee Cracker Cookies

This post is sponsored by Country Crock® but all opinions are my own. The holidays are quickly approaching and I am in full holiday planning mode. Between running the kids to school in the morning, picking them up in the afternoon and then heading out to after school activities I am super busy. Who doesn't [...]

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 [...]

Puppy Training Essentials

Puppy Training Essentials

This puppy training essentials post is sponsored.  So there you are, headed into the store with the kids to pick up some groceries.  What’s right by the door?  A crate filled with the most adorable puppies ever, waiting for their furever home.  Suddenly, you’re the focus of about a dozen sets of puppy dog eyes, [...]

Simple Homemade Thank You Gift Idea {Free Printable}

Simple Homemade Thank You Gift Ideas- This Mama Loves

Something we try hard to impress upon our children is the importance of being kind. Not because we have to, but because it's nice to say “thank you,” “way to go!” or just  acknowledge someone special in your life. It's also a great reminder for US to take the time to acknowledge others just because. [...]

Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake Recipe

Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake Recipe (This Mama Loves)

This Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake Recipe is brought to you as part of my ongoing partnership with the Dunkin Donuts Influencer group. Happy Fall, Y'all. I'm sitting here enjoying a nice hot cup of Dunkin' Donuts Pumpkin Spice Coffee and looking forward to surprising my family with a delicious Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake for dessert tonight! I think [...]

Delicious Dishes Recipe Party – Comfort Foods


We had some brisk weather this weekend, the foliage is starting to give us hints of the beauty yet to come, I cheered my son in 3 soccer games this weekend...had to close windows and add blankets to the beds and I am declaring FALL to be here. I'm giddy. It's my favorite.  Bring on [...]