RIO Brands Camping Gear {+ BIG Giveaway!}

Sending a big thank you to RIO Brands for partnering with me on this post.  All opinions are my own. Have you ever taken your family tent camping?  Last year, my husband braved it for the first time with some of the kids, in October no less.  (We live in Minnesota so you just never know what kind of weather you'll see at the beginning of October.)  Well, our youngest was almost 3 so I stayed back with her and we caught up with the group in the morning.  And honestly, I'm really glad that's Read more [...]

Just So Posh ~ Customized Beach Towels, Notebooks, & Gifts! {+ Giveaway}

I received product from Just So Posh to facilitate this post.  All opinions are my own. My kids LOVE to receive personalized gifts.  Seeing their names on their things is really exciting to them.  So over the years, I've started to turn to custom gifts for most occasions.  Birthdays, anniversaries, graduations, and, of course, Christmas!Custom Gifts Made Easy With Just So Posh I really liked how easy the process was to grab a customized gift from Just So Posh.  They have a variety of Read more [...]

Zubels Petit Ami Offers Classic Eco-Friendly Purposeful Toys For Kids

I received product from Zubels Petit Ami to facilitate this post.  All opinions are my own. My cousin is expecting her very first child soon and she was thrilled to learn it was a girl.  It's the first grandchild on both sides of the family for her and her husband so everyone is especially excited.  As we were talking one day, we started discussing toys.  I am a huge advocate for toys with a purpose.  Classic toys that are destined to become heirlooms, passed down to other children in the family.  Read more [...]

Graco TurboBooster TakeAlong Highback Booster {Back To School}

I received product from Graco to facilitate this post.  All opinions are my own. Are you back into a smooth flowing school year routine yet?  Thankfully, it's not a terribly hard adjustment for us since we homeschool.  But there's still plenty of change involved.  Schedules are more tight.  New activities are back on the calendar each week.  Music lessons are in full swing.  With the return of September and the school year, there's just a lot going on for everyone.  But one thing you don't Read more [...]

Stonz Wear Youth Mitts ~ Getting Ready For Winter

I received product from Stonz Wear to facilitate this post.  All opinions are my own. We live in Minnesota.  And most years, winter seems to creep up on us.  Perhaps it's because I wait to dig out all our snow gear?  For some reason I've always decided to drag my feet in preparation, (as if that will delay it's impending arrival?).  That is, until the day they come storming in!  Then, it's a big rush because the kids want to get outside and play!  And who can blame them!?  Seeing that first Read more [...]