Delicious Dishes Recipe Party St Patricks Day Favorites

Delicious Dishes Recipe Party: St. Patrick’s Day Favorites

The end of February. One of the longest months with the fewest days in it! Spring seems to be arriving early here in Connecticut- surefire signs are everywhere around here.  Chirping birds all day long, crocus peeking out from the ground, everything is spongy and muddy on the ground, and sugar maples everywhere you look [...]

Why You Need Littlest Pet Shop in Your Life

Littlest Pet Shop Gift Ideas from singles to playsets - This Mama Loves

I’m a grown woman, but when my daughter says she needs the Littlest Pet Shop in her life, I jump. It only makes sense that our house is full of these little creatures. They've been part of our playtime since my older daughter was about 3 and she's now 11. There's much love in this [...]

Monster High Deluxe High School #WelcomeHomeMonsters

Monster High Deluxe High School PlaySet Review from This Mama Loves

This post was sponsored by Megan Media and Mattel. All opinions are my own. This upcoming holiday season is going to be a unique one around here. My house has been Monster High® Deluxe High School-ed. What does that mean? This means Monster High® Deluxe High School* has taken over, and I am 100% okay [...]

Delicious Dishes Recipe Party: Christmas Cookies

November 29th. I feel like the whole middle of November kind of vanished. Like we skipped it or something. The house is decorated and ready or not, here we are in the midst of the holidays of 2016! One thing I haven't done much of at all that needs to start now is all the Christmas [...]

Create the Good – 25 Days 25 Ways to Care #25days25ways

Create the Good - 25 Days 25 Ways to Care

This post brought to you by Create the Good. The content and opinions expressed below are that of this mama loves. Seeing someone you care about aging or with a health problem is a challenging time.  It’s often a time where someone needs to step in and act as a care giver for that loved [...]

Elf on the Shelf Elf Sized Christmas Cookies

Elf on the Shelf Elf Sized Christmas Cookies from This Mama Loves

You know by now we LOVE our elves in this house! With or without the watching and reporting to Santa the elves are just TONS of fun. Ours like to hide around the house and sometimes leave little surprises- you just never know where you'll find them or what they've been up to. In keeping [...]

Easy Ice Cream Cookie Sandwiches

Easy Ice Cream Cookie Sandwiches from This Mama Loves

Holidays are wonderful. I love them. They also mean a lot of time for adults- planning, prepping, cooking, baking, etc.  If I can find shortcuts to save time, I'm all over it.  These easy ice cream cookie sandwiches are SO amazing to eat and the bonus? They require exactly 0 minutes of cook time. Grab [...]

Holiday SING movie trailer plus #SINGmovie in theaters December 21

Holiday SING movie trailer plus #SINGmovie in theaters December 21 I've been hearing about the SING movie in my house for months, usually in the form of "Mommy, can we go see SING movie now at the movie theater?" and it's getting closer.  We have about a month to wait but it's coming up fast! [...]

DIY Festive Cinnamon Candles Craft

DIY Festive Cinnamon Candles Craft from This Mama Loves

These DIY festive cinnamon candles will be a great addition to your holiday decor (think what an easy, beautiful centerpiece these will make in a group of 3!), in a gift basket, or as a lovely hostess gift. The smell is out of this world and they look so pretty you won't want to burn [...]

Slow Cooker Coffee Rubbed Roast

Slow Cooker Coffee Rubbed Roast Recipe from This Mama Loves

This Slow Cooker Coffee Rubbed Roast recipe is sponsored as part of the Dunkin Donuts Preferred Partner Program.  Opinions are my own. I love coffee. My family knows I love coffee.  My kids generally don't ask me questions or anything unless they've seen me consuming coffee or handed me coffee. It wakes me up and de-fogs my [...]