Delicious Dishes Recipe Party: Valentine’s Day Recipes

  I made it one day to toning class last week. I had it scheduled but all 3 kids were home sick.  I did go buy a medicine ball after they went back to school on Friday so if this happens again, I can at least do a few things at home and not miss [...]

Surfs Up 2: WaveMania DIY No Sew Beach Bag

Surf's Up 2 Inspired No Sew Beach Bag from This Mama Loves

This post has been sponsored by our friends at Surfs Up 2 and Walmart. All opinions are my own. In case you have not heard, Surfs Up 2: WaveMania came out on DVD & Digital January 17! If you have been waiting for the perfect family flick, this is it. Perfect for a family movie [...]

Homemade Gluten Free Gnocchi

Homemade Gluten Free Gnocchi

My family loves gnocchi but it's one of those foods that is hard to find in a gluten free option available in the stores.  Gnocchi, if you aren't familiar, is like a potato dumpling.  We like to think of them as these perfect, little potato pillows.  Like most things we love, I experiment making our [...]

Family Friendly TV: Growing Up McGhee #GrowingUpMcGhee #WatchUPandWin

 “This post is sponsored by UP TV; however, all thoughts and opinions are my own.” Our life is never dull.  With a house full of kids I don't think dull, quiet, or boring is ever a proper description for our life.  We often compare having 3 boys each a year apart with what it might [...]

DICK’S Sporting Goods Jersey Report #jerseyreport

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of DICK'S Sporting Goods for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Does everyone in your house cheer for the same NFL team?  I sometimes wish it were that way here.  We're Patriots fans.  Well when I say we, I speak for the adults and girlsin [...]

Add More Fruits and Vegetables with SUBWAY +color #addcolor

Add More Fruits and Vegetables with Subway +Color

This post is sponsored by FitFluential on behalf of SUBWAY. All opinions are my own. When I was a teenager one of my first, and favorite jobs was as a SUBWAY Sandwich Artist.  I loved working at SUBWAY and have so many wonderful memories from that time in my life.  I still love SUBWAY® restaurants [...]

Delicious Dishes Recipe Party: Favorite Soups

I did it, you guys. I did TWO toning classes at the gym last week.  Then I could barely walk, turn, twist or move my arms for three days.'s Monday night, and I'm going back tomorrow and Thursday. As in, I already signed up and they have my CELL number so I'm all kinds [...]

A Dog’s Purpose

A Dog's Purpose

In the day to day chaos of a busy life, it’s hard to keep track of simple things that are important.  Seeing the negativity and division that is so present in the world today, sometimes we all need a touchstone to remind us of love, loyalty and devotion.  That’s a dog’s purpose.  Dogs love us unconditionally [...]

Delicious Dishes Recipe Party: Light and Healthy Recipes

Delicious Dishes Recipe Party Light Healthy Favorites | This Mama Loves

Happy New Year! We're back, and I write this in anticipation of my first toning class at the gym. Assuming they remember me and the roof doesn't cave in, I'm adding a new activity to my healthy goals today. I don't even know what to wear. But-- I need it.  I let loose a bit [...]

How to Switch from Glasses to Contacts #ContactsMadeEasy

How to switch from glasses to contacts from This Mama Loves

Are you still wearing glasses, but want to switch over to contacts? It’s so easy, but most people are scared. Here is how easy it is, you might even laugh at the simplicity. Thanks to 1-800 CONTACTS for sponsoring today's post about switching from glasses to contacts and inspiring me to finally take the plunge! [...]