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Adorable Summer Styles by Zutano

Adorable Summer Styles by Zutano
July 21, 2016
We are huge Zuntano fans, but most of you know that already. My two little ones are always sporting the adorable styles and fun prints. I also love to hand down the clothes they out grow to my friends. This Summer Mikey and Shelby were able to have some matching cloth... Read More

DIY After Sun Spray with Essential Oils

DIY  After Sun Spray with Essential Oils
July 14, 2016
Summer is here and that means most families are outside and enjoying the sun. If you are fair skin like me then you may find yourself getting red from the sun rather quickly. I have a great after sun spray to help soothe the skin when you may have found yourself out in the s... Read More

Shrek 15th Anniversary and our Shrek #Swampathon Party! #Shrek15Insiders

Shrek 15th Anniversary and our Shrek #Swampathon Party! #Shrek15Insiders
July 14, 2016
Can you believe it has been 15 years since Shrek came out? I was 17 and loved it back then, now four kids later and they get to enjoy this awesome Ogre too! Relive the magic of Shrek, Fiona, Donkey, Lord Farquaad, and all the fairy-tale characters when DreamWorks Animati... Read More

How Behavioral Therapy with a Speech Pathologist can help Children with Autism

How Behavioral Therapy with a Speech Pathologist can help Children with Autism
July 5, 2016
Individuals on the autism spectrum tend to have differing degrees and combinations of symptoms and therefore treatment must be tailored to the individual. It is also important to keep in mind that individuals with autism vary widely in their needs, skills and abilities.While... Read More

4 Crucial Roles of Parents in Children’s Career Selection

4 Crucial Roles of Parents in Children’s Career Selection
June 22, 2016
As parents, there are millions of things that you need to keep in mind to secure the future of your children. It is never easy to become a parent, it is actually the toughest job in the world. Being one is absolutely stressful and challenging, yet fulfilling and priceles... Read More

Mikey – 1 year and 4 Months Old!

Mikey – 1 year and 4 Months Old!
June 22, 2016
Wow, Time literally flies when you have a baby and toddler. He makes me laugh every day. And he is very very busy! Words: mommy daddy Sarah Hi Be (binky) anna (hannah my inlaws dog) sis (Sam) neo (nino) He waves hello and bye and is such a flirt! He loves whe... Read More

A Few Staples for the Pantry This Summer

A Few Staples for the Pantry This Summer
June 14, 2016
We are on our last week of school and then it is Summer Vacation! My kids are so excited, we already have quite the list of stuff we want to do. From swimming at the lake, pool, visiting GG, a few camping trips and hikes we will be busy! A long bucket list of fun acti... Read More

Healthy Living

Switch it up with Jennie-O

Switch it up with Jennie-O
March 2, 2016
Each year, many Americans commit to New Year’s resolutions focused on achieving a healthier lifestyle. However, by the second week in February, 80 percent of those resolutions are kicked to the curb as people try to implement impractical lifestyle changes. (U.S. News &am... Read More

My New Year’s Plan: Hammer and Chisel

My New Year’s Plan: Hammer and Chisel
January 7, 2016
As you know I gave birth to baby number 4 ten months ago. I still can not believe he is almost a year old. Last year at this time the only thing I thought about was adding a new baby to our family. A few months after Mikey was born I started using Beach body 21 Day Fi... Read More

Subscription Boxes: BULU Box

Subscription Boxes: BULU Box
December 28, 2015
Bulu Box is the first health, nutrition and weight loss discovery box designed to help you feel your best. Each month, you’ll get a custom box filled with a new mix of 4 to 5 premium samples from top brands to try. Every sample is sufficient enough to decide if the produ... Read More

Carrington Farms Organic Flax Chia and Coconut Oil PAKS

Carrington Farms Organic Flax Chia and Coconut Oil PAKS
December 16, 2015
Your diet and food choices are an integral part of shaping your tummy. If you’re dealing with pesky love handles or battling bloat, you can actually start eating your way to a slimmer waistline by incorporating certain foods (like flax seeds, chia seeds and coconut oil) ... Read More

BFree Launches Great-Tasting, Gluten-Free Bread Line

BFree Launches Great-Tasting, Gluten-Free Bread Line
September 23, 2015
We are so excited for the launch of  BFree Foods  being available in California! Here are a few things that make BFree’s gluten-free wraps, rolls, bagels and bread loaves deliciously different: High-quality, non-GMO ingredients Allergen-friendly and vegan Low-... Read More

Everything Baby

Create the Perfect Bedtime Routine *Giveaway ends Aug. 4th*

Create the Perfect Bedtime Routine  *Giveaway ends Aug. 4th*
July 21, 2016
Creating the right Bedtime routine with your baby can be challenging! I know for me not all four... Read More

b.box baby *Giveaway closed*

b.box baby *Giveaway closed*
March 30, 2016
If you are like me trying to find functional and useful baby items can be tricky. One of the big... Read More

Tommee Tippee MODA Pacifier Collection

Tommee Tippee MODA Pacifier Collection
March 14, 2016
Tommee Tippee recently announced a new fashion forward pacifier, available in two stages, 0-6 mo... Read More

Keeping Baby’s Skin Healthy in Winter

Keeping Baby’s Skin Healthy in Winter
March 12, 2016
Cold weather is tough on the skin, but did you know the epidermis, or outer layer of skin, is 20... Read More

Giveaways

Create the Perfect Bedtime Routine *Giveaway ends Aug. 4th*

Create the Perfect Bedtime Routine  *Giveaway ends Aug. 4th*
July 21, 2016
Creating the right Bedtime routine with your baby can be challenging! I know for me not all four... Read More

2 Red Hens Shopping Cart Cover *Giveaway closed*

2 Red Hens Shopping Cart Cover *Giveaway closed*
April 7, 2016
There are a lot of things parents worry about when they take their little one out and about whil... Read More

Chuck E. Cheese’s and Big Brothers Big Sisters Fundraiser Starts March 31st! *Giveaway closed*

Chuck E. Cheese’s and Big Brothers Big Sisters Fundraiser Starts March 31st! *Giveaway closed*
March 30, 2016
Come celebrate Little Big Night Out at any Chuck E. Cheese's location on 3/31/16. Mention Big Br... Read More

b.box baby *Giveaway closed*

b.box baby *Giveaway closed*
March 30, 2016
If you are like me trying to find functional and useful baby items can be tricky. One of the big... Read More

Food & Recipes

Tasty Homemade Apple Peanut Granola

Tasty Homemade Apple Peanut Granola
April 18, 2016
It’s time to shake off those winter blues and get ready for the warmer days ahead. In honor of the season, Santa Cruz Organic has created a new spin on a pantry staple with Santa Cruz Organic Pean... Read More

Switch it up with Jennie-O

Switch it up with Jennie-O
March 2, 2016
Each year, many Americans commit to New Year’s resolutions focused on achieving a healthier lifestyle. However, by the second week in February, 80 percent of those resolutions are kicked to the cu... Read More

Happy Organic Holiday Tips from Santa Cruz Organic

Happy Organic Holiday Tips from Santa Cruz Organic
December 8, 2015
The holidays are upon us and it’s finally time for the festive treats we look forward to all year! Keep this season delicious and organic with tasty products from Santa Cruz Organic, perfect for m... Read More

Simple Life: Easy Cheesecake with #MountainHighYoghurt

Simple Life: Easy Cheesecake with #MountainHighYoghurt
May 28, 2015
Since Mikey was born I have been trying hard to get back to my healthy eating and creating fun ways to eat clean and have less gluten. Did you know you can use Mountain High Yoghurt as a su... Read More