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...]

5 Fall Preparation Tasks for a Healthier Home

Change your Filtrete Filter for Fall

Disclosure: I am a 2014 Filtrete Blogger Ambassador. All opinions are 100% mine, and additional products used in the project were selected by me! Can you believe we will soon be heading into the fall season? It seems like summer vacation just began, yet some kids are already back in the classroom. While I enjoy the cooler weather and fun autumn activities, it also means we have to get the house … [Read more...]

Battle Morning Sickness with Sea-Band Mama

First Pregnancy

This discussion on morning sickness remedies is brought to you by Sea-Band Mama. I received products to facilitate this post, but all opinions are mine! During my pregnancies with both boys, I was "lucky" enough to experience morning sickness. It's such a common symptom early on in pregnancy, but gosh, it can really make it difficult to get anything done! It makes eating difficult too...and … [Read more...]

Trick or Treat Safety Tips for Kids

Trick or Treat Safety Tips 1

Going trick or treating may be the best thing about Halloween for kids! It’s a night they get to dress up, get out of the house, and get lots of goodies! There are some trick or treat safety tips that you and your children should know, so that they night goes smoothly and everyone has lots of fun! 1. Purchase safe Halloween costumes. Make sure they are not too long, which can cause the … [Read more...]