Pirates & Sunken Treasure: Family Travel Adventures on the East Coast

Pirates & Sunken Treasures 4 Family Adventures on the East Coast

Pirates and their treasure have been the stuff of legends, and those legends are the perfect way to introduce children to fun learning. The east coast is particularly filled with pirate history where you can put together a pirate adventure filled vacation that kids won’t be able to get enough of. Everything from maritime history, the study of astronomy for navigation, and the science of sailing … [Read more...]

Disney on Ice Presents Frozen! October 8-12 at Philips Arena

Anna and Elsa from Frozen

Enter a fantastical winter wonderland beyond all imagination at  Disney On Ice presents Frozen, which will be at Philips Arena in Atlanta, October 8-12! You’ll be magically whisked away into the wintery world of Arendelle, where you will be dazzled by amazing special effects and astonishing skating. Sing and dance along to inspiring songs, including “Let It Go.” Join royal sisters Elsa and … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Turn Dinner Time into Fun Family Time #sharethetable

Barilla #SharetheTable Initiative

This post is brought to you by Barilla. All opinions are mine.   James and I have always felt that dinner time is one of the most important times of the day for families. Before we had kids, we knew we wanted to have the meal around the dining room table so we could all enjoy it together. We got ourselves in the habit by doing dinner at the table, just the two of us. Busy schedules don't allow … [Read more...]

How to Get Connected to Meet your Health Goals

Get Connected to Meet Your Health Goals #shop

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BalanceRewards #CollectiveBias Back in January, James and I decided 2014 would be the year of a healthier lifestyle for us. With work, a home, and two kids in tow, meeting our health goals hasn't always been the priority. Through the year, I've found ways to make living healthy easier, such … [Read more...]

Amp Up Your Hair with TRESemme and Walmart

Amp Up Your Style

This post is brought to you by Global Influence. All opinions are my own. As far as my hair goes, I am generally a 'plain Jane' kind of girl. I prefer a no-fuss hairstyle that doesn't need too much maintenance. Generally, the most I do to "fix" my hair is to just straighten my locks or toss them into a bun. Whenever I am looking to do something a little different, however, I reach for my hot … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars

Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars #Recipe

It's time for another pumpkin dessert recipe! If it's not obvious, I am so ready for fall. All of the yummy pumpkin and apple treats just sound so good! Last year, when I was pregnant with Baby D, I ate so many pumpkin donut holes from Dunkin Donuts, it's not even funny! This year, I'm getting a jump start on the pumpkin recipes I want to make for Thanksgiving and Christmas - including these … [Read more...]

Having a Blast with our New Hasbro Toys

NERF N-Strike Mega Thunderbow

As parents, we all have those brands that we are loyal too. Many are some that we have loved since we were kids. For me, Hasbro and Playskool are some of the best toys makers! I grew up playing with their products and now I get to share them with our two boys. Recently, Hasbro sent us a few new toys to review. In the box were three toys that will be coming to shelves for Fall 2014. My … [Read more...]