Mother’s Day Recipe / Pandoro Skewer with Chocolate Fondue

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With Mother’s Day around the corner, it’s time to start planning surprises to spoil Mom, and what better way than through her sweet tooth! Chocolate is always the key to any woman’s heart, so try taking it up a notch for the special occasion by preparing Bauli’s Pandoro Skewer with Chocolate Fondue. Not only is it a fun Mother’s Day activity, but it’s the perfect sweet treat to show Mom how much you love her! To make this already-simple recipe {Read More}

MAM Invites you to Share your #PreggoLessons!

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MAM is reflecting on the universal experience all mothers have of receiving advice from everyone they know as soon as they are visibly pregnant. They are asking moms to discuss the advice they received, from the genuinely helpful to the wacky and ridiculous using #preggolessons! This contest will run till March 25th. One of the biggest rites of passage for expectant moms is receiving unsolicited preggo advice. Share the BEST or WORST piece of advice you got with MAM using {Read More}

Diaper Bag Travel Essentials

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If you follow me over on Instagram then you should have noticed the new little one that has taken over the feed. My closest friend had her second little girl, Kami, over 1 month ago. While her mommy works and attends classes, Kami and I have been enjoying our time together. We love trying out fun items like cloth diapers, bottles, and baby gear. On Valentine’s Day Kami and I were able to spend over twelve hours together while her mommy and {Read More}

Full Home = Happy Home #fullhomehappyhome

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Well…I have finally made the decision to follow my other dream to go back to school and become a MIDWIFE! On one side I am very excited whereas on the other I am very scared. I currently hold an active RN license and it will take about five years to reach the midwife status. Many of you know that working, schooling, and family can be a difficult balance. Not to mention the fact that you have to take time out {Read More}

Garage Renovation: Before

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About 5 months ago I moved into a 3 bedroom house within a small town. With work and life it is extremely hard to find the time I need to unpack and organize, not to mention take time out to cook supper. Luckily, DiGiorno Pizzeria is there for me and they can be there for you to. I am in the extreme process of turning my new 2 car garage into my workshop and after tackling that project throughout the {Read More}

Holiday Gift Guide: 2015 Edition

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Wow. Who can believe that another year has almost came to an end? I cannot. Did you all have a good year and accomplish many goals? I am getting close to completing my first year of working as a RN. I traveled to New York, bought a car, moved and in the process of buying a house, got a new puppy, and plan to hopefully start school before the new year! No love found for me yet though. Any way {Read More}

For the Littles: Build & Imagine Construction Sets

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If she builds it, she will play … and add an important “A” for art to the vital fields of a STEM education (science, technology, engineering, and math). That’s the mission behind Build & Imagine, an empowering toy line for youngsters ages 4 and up that starts them on a road to innovation. These magnetic construction sets are packed with foundational STEAM learning yet are enchanting for endless hours of imaginative play. Since launching during Holiday 2014, there has been {Read More}

Jump in Blink Coral {Chooze Shoes}

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How do you like your Mary-janes? Mismatched? These Chooze shoes are mismatched on purpose! The adjustable straps ensure a great fit. The shoes are made up of a cotton canvas upper and cotton lining with 100% vegan materials and anti-microbial removable padded insoles. 100% HAPPINESS GUARANTEED. Here at CHOOZE, we want the best for you and your kids: an easy shopping experience, high quality products and excellent customer service. We work hard to ensure that every interaction you have with CHOOZE {Read More}

Dinosaur Land {Olive Kids}

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 Fifteen years ago, while we were trying to decorate our daughters room, we discovered there was little, if any, coordinated, affordable kids bedding and room products that were not tied into some TV show or big budget movie. We enjoy these fun movies and characters but didn’t want them to be the center of our childs room. We believe a kids rooms should inspire creativity and play – not be an advertisement for a TV show or movie. So, we {Read More}

Breastfeeding {Must Haves Giveaway}

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Breastfeeding can be a scary journey, but once you find the right items and get the hang of it then it is very rewarding. Keep in mind that each baby is different and it is a learning experience for you both. Just because something worked for one child it may not work for the other. Trust your instincts. Below are a few items that I have found and love! It’s a scarf! It’s a wrap! It’s a nursing cover! It’s {Read More}

Play All Day Elmo Party

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“I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Hasbro and Playskool. I received product samples and a party stipend to facilitate my review, as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation.” Have you ever tried to throw a party with kids involved? I mean…whew! It was very hectic, but fun as well. Most of the pictures were taken with my unfortunate cell phone simply because my iPad decided to be a pain. {Read More}