8 Reasons to Garden #GroSomethingGreater

veggies from our garden

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Miracle-Gro for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Growing up, my dad had a garden. I can't remember anything he grew in that garden except for rhubarb, I guess because we used to munch on the rhubarb while catching fireflies in our Underoos.  As I ...

Pies for Pi Day? Yes, please!

girl scout cookie ice cream pie recipe

Pie.  It's got such a huge part of so many of our family traditions and it's hard not to love pie.  In fact, I can tell you, in 39 1/2 years on this earth, I've not met anyone who doesn't like pie.  There aren't a lot of foods you can say that about, although I ...

Five things I love #DunkinMugUp

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Happy Valentine's Day, my friends!! I can't believe it's this far into 2014. Where does the time go? With the day of love coming tomorrow, it seemed kind of appropriate to talk about things I love. So without further ado, here are 5 things that I love. #1 My family- they are my heart, and nothing matters ...

Catching snowballs with Tobey #RecipeForMoments

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This post is sponsored by Nature's Recipe® on behalf of the BlogPaws Blogger Network. I am being compensated for helping spread the word about Nature’s Recipe For Moments on behalf of Nature’s Recipe, but we only share information we feel is relevant to our readers. Nature’s Recipe is not responsible for the content of this ...

When’s the last time you jumped in front of the camera? #CameraCourage

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I love taking photos.  I love capturing moments with my kids, my husband and the kids, and of friends and family. Photos of me?  Notsomuch. I've spent so much time avoiding the camera that I've managed to have just a handful of photos of me with my kids, and I did get a selfie of ...

First Aid Kit Necessities (with savings) #Moms4JNJConsumer

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This first aid kit necessities post is part of the HEALTHY ESSENTIALS® 2014 program by Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc. and The Motherhood, who sent me a box of products and compensated me for my time. Opinions, experiences and photos shared here are all my own, and I hope you enjoy them. Some of you probably ...

My House Rules for 2014

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Happy New Year's Eve, my friends. I can't believe that 2013 is coming to a close! Our year was full of ups and downs as each year has been, but nothing overly exciting.  Which is a good thing. Many of our friends had some devastating  years and for them, I hope 2014 brings a quieter ...

Create shareable video memories with Voyzee

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This is a sponsored post about video memories.  Opinions are my own. Whether I'm blogging or just hanging out with the kids, sometimes I like to tell stories - isn't that what being a parent (and blogger!) is all about? Voyzee helps me do just that, and makes it simple, too! I'm not the best ...

Win a Hungry Jack Prize Pack including $175 Visa Gift Card! #Giveaway

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Hungry Jack is helping to bring back breakfast to families tables with their holiday inspired products and The Denver Housewife is sharing tips on how you can bring breakfast back to your family. Around here, we absolutely LOVE breakfast. Saturday morning we make "cancakes" together year round- they aren't always pretty but we don't ...

Surviving the Holidays With Out-of-Town Guests #HamptonHoliday #giveaway

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This post about surviving the holidays with out of town guests is sponsored.   Let’s be honest. You love your friends and family, but cramming everyone into your house for days at a time can be stressful and add to your already lengthy holiday host to-do list! Don't have enough room at home for your out-of-town ...