Getting back into the school routine #SickJustGotReal

Getting back into a school routine- This Mama Loves

Getting back into the school routine There’s nothing better than slipping into a summer routine. Sleeping in late, staying up until all hours of the night, adventures and visits and trips, and, well, in our house, that school year schedule flies out the window. We're in the midst of summer mode, and we’re currently trying to get ...

Spiced Roasted Figs with Hazelnuts & Vanilla Ice Cream

Spiced Roasted Figs with Hazelnuts and Vanilla Ice cream - This Mama Loves

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Breyers for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Spice Roasted Figs with Hazelnuts and Vanilla Ice Cream When I was growing up, we had ice cream just about every night. Breyers® was a staple in our freezer as much as milk and eggs were a staple in ...

Delicious Dishes Recipes Party: Back to School

Delicious DIshes Back to School Recipes This Mama Loves

Welcome back to the Delicious Dishes Recipe Link Party!   We're dishing on fun back to school recipes this week- our favorites all seemed to fit right into the back to school meal ideas theme so we went with it! So many of my friends have shared pics of their kids going back to school (and some spouses, ...

New Beneful Recipes (PLUS! Get a free sample!) #FriendsofBeneful

When I was out at the #FriendsofBeneful event in St. Louis a few months ago, Beneful shared with us both the packaging and formula for their new dry food recipes.  The new recipes have evolved with what we dog owners want to see in our dog's food and ingredients that we are familiar with. You may ...

I Cruise, I Lose: Weight Loss Program Update

I Cruise, I Lose: Weight Loss Program Update- This Mama Loves

I Cruise, I Lose: Weight Loss Program Update I was provided a free trial program by Jenny Craig that included being compensated with enrollment in the program, consultations, as well as food for the duration of the program. However, the opinions expressed are entirely my own.   Well, we’re 60 days into my Jenny Craig experience. I say ...

Sporting the Right Lens for Action Photography

Sporting the Right Lens for Action Photography- This Mama Loves

Sporting the Right Lens for Action Photography   Thank you to Steve Chesler for these great tips on how to find the right lens for action photography- and the amazing photos!  To be honest, photographing children playing sports might be one of the most difficult tasks out there. There’s not much between capturing the perfect action picture and ...

Carnival’s Best Family Excursion in Costa Maya

Lost Mayan Kingdom Adventure Park- Best Excursion for Families in Costa Maya- This Mama Loves

When we took a 7 day Western Caribbean Cruise aboard the Carnival Magic ship last month, one of our stops was in Costa Maya, Mexico. This was our first cruise as a family and we really wanted a day to relax and have some fun as our previous day, we'd been on a river boat ...

Delicious Dishes Recipe Party #31 Summer Favorites

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Welcome back to the Delicious Dishes Recipe Link Party! What a busy time! Summer's going strong on the calendar but suddenly we have appointments and practices and meetings and school things in those little boxes that have been reminding us that the school year is coming up soon! The next three weeks are going to be so ...

First Trip to Fenway with the Kids

First Trip to Fenway - This Mama Loves

I partnered with Cape Cod® to promote #RoadTripChip by taking my very own road trip with their chips for the kids' First Trip to Fenway and sharing our experience. Opinions are my own. If you know me, you know I'm born and raised in New England, and born and bred a Red Sox fan. It's just in ...

Jennifer Garner Interview: Nine Lives Movie

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Last week, I had the pleasure of being part of a small group of bloggers who had the chance to participate in a phone interview with Jennifer Garner. She's starring in the fun new family film, Nine Lives, coming to theaters TODAY, August 5!  Now, I'm not really one to get starstruck. But this was ...