Bunnies By The Bay ~ Boutique Baby & Toddler Gifts + $100 GC Giveaway ( Contiguous US) 4/17

Finding those extra special items for the kids' Easter baskets each year is always fun.  While we do like to include a couple small indulgent edible treats, I prefer to top the baskets off with something that will last a lot longer and not cause any cavities.  Just recently, I came across a really unique website that offers delightful gifts for babies and toddlers first few years of life and I'm thrilled to share more about them with you today! Sending a big thank you to Bunnies By The Bay for Read more [...]

OxyLED ~ Making Bedtime Easier, One Light At A Time

This post is sponsored by OxyLED but all opinions are my own. At our local MOPS meeting this past week, the topic of the day was anger and frustration and how we deal with it (whether it's our own or our children's.)  One of the discussion questions asked what time of day do you experience the most anger or frustration.  Every single mom at my table said bedtime was definitely the hardest time with the most frustration and struggle.  Over the years, we've had our fair share of bedtime struggles Read more [...]

Celebrate National Puppy Day (March 23rd) With Peppy Pet Fever

A dog is on the wish list of children all over the world.  When I was extremely young, we had a dog but I don't have any memories of her as she died before I was old enough to really know her.  So growing up, as far back as I can remember, I've always had that desire to have a little pup of my very own.  Unfortunately, that dream didn't come true as a child, no matter how much I begged, pleaded, and offered deals.  However, once I got married, it became a reality as dogs were always a huge part Read more [...]

8 Reasons To Go To Camp! {For Families And Kids}

I have received no compensation for this post but will be partnering with Camp Lebanon to attend their Family Camp this Summer. Growing up, my parents decided it was important to send us to Summer camp.  As a kid, I didn't know all of their reasoning but was happy to oblige.  So, every Summer during my middle school and junior high years, my sister and I would pack up and head out to see what camp would have in store.  About six years ago, my husband and I actually signed our little family of Read more [...]

Arcopédico Footwear ~ New Lolita Activewear Shoe Review + Giveaway (US) 4/6

Have you noticed that your footwear preferences have changed throughout the years?  As a young teen, the most important thing to me was the price tag as my meager babysitting income couldn't afford much.  Then, as a late teen/young adult, it was all about style.  After that came motherhood where practicality took the front seat.  Now, as a 34 year old mother to five whose oldest is almost 12 and the kids are a bit more self-reliant, I've finally started to combine style and functionality when Read more [...]