Visiting Mount Vernon- Changes and Chocolate

So here's a fun fact you didn't know about me- George Washington is my favorite President.  Always has been.  When I was younger, my family took a trip to Washington DC for a vacation.  My souvenir of choice was a framed George Washington print. It hung on my wall through high school.  (Sadly, I'm not ...

#TheBoxtrolls: Behind the Scenes + #TwitterParty

Today's the big day, my friends!! After months of waiting, reading, playing and crafting, The Boxtrolls has arrived to theaters across the country.  We can finally meet Eggs, Oilcan, Fish and the other Boxtrolls! So excited to see this one!  Check out this behind the scenes look at the movie, and let me know what you ...

Troll of Your Tongue #TheBoxtrolls + Twitter Party 9/26

The Boxtrolls is coming to theaters TOMORROW, September 26! I don't know who's more excited to go, but we Martins can't wait to get to the theater to see this movie.  It's been a fun summer reading the book and doing fun crafts and activities building up to this and it's finally almost here! Check ...

#TheBoxtrolls: What Makes a Family + Twitter Party 9/26

The Boxtrolls is coming to theaters TOMORROW, September 26! I don't know who's more excited to go, but we Martins can't wait to get to the theater to see this movie.  It's been a fun summer reading the book and doing fun crafts and activities building up to this and it's finally almost here! Check ...

Share a video, support Make a Wish #WishPower #StraightTalkTesters #Giveaway

If you had one wish, what would it be? What is one thing that you would love to see or do in your lifetime that would bring you fulfillment? Would you travel to Paris? Meet someone you admire? I can think of lots of things I’d like to do, if given the opportunity. The thing ...

The icky part of having a cat #FreshStepCats

This post brought to you by Fresh Step Lightweight Extreme Litter. The content and opinions expressed below are that of this mama loves. Listen, you guys. I love our cats. I do.  I loved our old cats, as well.  I love all the things about having cats except for... the LITTER. The changing of the litter, the scooping, ...

Quick and Easy Apple Cinnamon Rolls

Fall is HERE! My favorite time of year- as much for the baking and comfort food offerings as the foliage and cooler temperatures. I love it all. It's also the one time of year I say y'all - as in, Happy Fall, Y'all! Fun and festive holiday foods are one of my favorite things, and with ...

Sponsored Video: #EveryDayMoments Campaign

If you know anything at all about me, you know I absolutely love getting the most bang for my buck. Who doesn’t? Prices are high now days and literally every cent helps. In a world where we are constantly nickeled and dimed with hidden fees and “extras”, the term “cash back” is like music to ...

Tailgating Essentials #SamsClubTailgating

What’s the best part about fall? Football season, of course! Whether you’re actually into the game, or just in it for the atmosphere, football season is a blast! The perfect replacement for summer BBQs once the whether cools down. While it may seem carefree and lax, however, it’s even MORE important to be prepared for ...

Fun ways to spark conversation with your kids

How many of you have asked your kids a question and gotten a one word answer?   How many of you have carefully worded your question so that the response will clearly need more than a one word answer?   How many of you have kids who can still turn any question into a one word answer?   That happens here ...