I Just Felt Like Running…

Color Me Rad 5K in Chattanooga

Contrary to the title, this post isn't about Forrest Gump (I hope you got the connection, though!). It is, in fact about running - well, participating in running events. I just did my first 5K at the end of March. I decided to make my inaugural event exciting and fun with the Color Me Rad 5K in Chattanooga, TN. Despite the rain and my lack of adequate training prior to the race, I had a … [Read more...]

Atlanta Things to Do: LEGOLand Discovery Center

LEGOLand Batman

My family received passes to visit LEGOLand Discovery Center in Atlanta. All opinions are our own! Over the weekend, the four of us visited the LEGOLand Discovery Center in Phipps Plaza in Buckhead. It was amazing to go to an Atlanta attraction and not have to pay to park - and we got a space just a few feet from the door! The family-friendly attraction is somewhere I have been wanting to … [Read more...]

Keep Good Going

This post brought to you by New York Life. All opinions are 100% mine. New York Life's Keep Good Going campaign is all about passing down life's pieces of wisdom. There is bound to be a loved one in your family who has instilled good beliefs and morals in you. I know that I've had that engrained in my head since I was a child and it's helped shape some of my decisions and … [Read more...]

Do You Have the 3 Insurance Policies You Need?

Choosing Insurance Polices

This post was brought to you by J Women's Network and Genworth. All opinions are my own.  Insurance gives you a lot of peace of mind when it comes to your family and the household finances. I honestly don't know what we would do without insurance to keep us protected in the event of an emergency, illness, or disability. With two children - both boys - I expect some injuries to come in the … [Read more...]

Giving Back During the Holidays – How We Do It

How We Give Back During the Holiday Season #Christmas #Volunteer

Even though the holiday season can be a very busy one, I have always felt that it is important to give to those less fortunate at this time of year. There are so many people unemployed, unable to provide a happy Christmas for their children. As long as I've been working and making my own money, I have done something to help those kids. If you aren't sure how you can give back to others during … [Read more...]

Pledging “Yes to Less” with Little Remedies

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting (#MC) for Little Remedies. I received a product sample to facilitate my review and a promotional item as a thank you for participating. I'm sure you have heard the old saying, "Less is More." Now that I have become a mom, I am finding that to be very true. My 3 year old son enjoys doing fun activities and events, but I find the more … [Read more...]

Coping with the Not-So-Perfect Holiday Season with NickMom #MotherFunny

Holiday Family Photo Outtakes #MotherFunny

You know those beautiful holiday movies, where the family is always getting along? The children play nicely together and they eat everything on their plates? The women have prepared everything for the season, without looking the least bit stressed? There is no semblance of an argument brewing, everyone loves having their photo taken with loved ones... Please, erase your mind of any idea that … [Read more...]