Books To Read If You’re Considering Fostering Or Adopting

For two years, my husband and I were foster parents.  Sadly, we recently closed our home though.  At some point, I may go into all the reasons behind that decision.  But I'm not quite ready to yet.  For now, I'll just say that it's a very broken system.  I know life isn't fair but these poor kiddos are getting the short end of the deal at every turn.  There needs to be change.Six months into our fostering journey, I wrote this post about What To Expect When Expecting That Call.  So that's Read more [...]

Weruva Presents: Cats in the Kitchen – From Chewy.com

I received product from Chewy.com to facilitate this post.  All opinions are my own. Pets can seriously become your life, right?!  Our family is a huge pet loving bunch.  It helps that we live on a farm!  And over the years, we've added to our crew.  Our current tally includes:2 Mini Horses (Ginger and Poppy) 1 Big Horse (Dontae) 4 Chickens (Only one has a name though as Violet became a quick favorite with her one blind eye.) 1 Rooster (Fluffy) 1 Large Outdoor Dog (Bear) Read more [...]

Give Teleflora Flowers To Your Loved Ones This Valentine’s Day {+ Flash Giveaway}

I received product from Teleflora to facilitate this post.  All opinions are my own. The popular and special flower-filled holiday is just around the corner!  You know which one we're talking about......Valentine's Day!  And if you're looking for the easiest, most efficient way to surprise your loved ones, I know just the thing.  Teleflora is the popular floral service that delivers beautiful made-by-hand bouquets directly to your door.Teleflora Valentine’s Day Bouquets While Teleflora Read more [...]

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas 2019 {Valentine’s Day Gift Guide}

Emily Reviews writers were sent samples in exchange for including items in our gift guide. There are affiliate links in this post.Valentine's day gift ideas for adultsFor carry-on friendly grooming essentials that make for a great gift, consider the Murdock London "A Gentleman Of Two Cities Kit".  This set allows you to take a little piece of home with you wherever you go.  Featuring their grooming fundamentals that everyone loves in carry-on friendly sizes.  Use this delightful Shampoo Read more [...]

DoorFoto Fabric Reusable Door Covers {Perfect For Valentine’s Day!} + Giveaway

Thank you to DoorFoto for providing me with a sample to facilitate this post.  As usual, all opinions are my own. When I used to do daycare, I would go all out when decorating.  The walls and doors would be beautifully decorated for every occasion.  But over the years, I've tired with how difficult it is to keep construction paper and plastic decorations adhered.  So I've kind of given up.  But just recently, I was introduced to a new way to decorate the doors in your life.  And I think you're Read more [...]