Satisfying My Sweet Tooth with Fiber One


I have a terrible sweet tooth. It calls to me between meals and practically screams at me late in the evening. And what I’ve learned is that if I totally ignore it and try to do something dramatic like eliminate all brownies, cheesecake, cookies, and similar yummy treats, I will eventually give in and then […]

New Star Wars Fans with LEGO® Star Wars™: Droid Tales

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Imagine Darth Vader as a little kid. If his mom tried to serve him a sandwich he didn’t like, of course he’d give her a terrifying look and growl “I find your lack of white bread disturbing,” which is exactly what happened during the first episode of LEGO® Star Wars™: Droid Tales, sending my family […]

4 Questions to Ask Before Signing Your Kids Up for a Sport


This post is part of a series as a compensated #CapriSunCrew ambassador. As we head into a new school year, it’s also time for a new sports season. My three boys play some of the same sports but not all. Between them, this fall, they’ll be participating in soccer, baseball, karate, and running (let’s not […]

Best Buy Makes Birthday Gift Shopping Easy


The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free.  I like giving gifts, finding the right thing for the right person. But I do tend to agonize over it since I want to give something that is actually useful and […]

Stronger Hair with Pantene


I was on a mission earlier this summer: find something that would make my hair feel clean. I’m not sure exactly what was going on- if it was the humidity or just build up or what was going on, but I’d wash my hair and it still wasn’t feeling clean. I hit up Pinterest and […]

Busy Sports Schedules and Mealtimes

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #EffortlessMeals #CollectiveBias This was my view last night, the first night of soccer practice, the first Fall sport to start for us. Since more activities will soon be starting, I have to start thinking about effortless meals so […]

Fuel Your Active Teens


My boys have a ridiculous amount of energy. Sometimes I get tired by just watching all they do. So, the idea of eating for energy never really crossed my mind until we started getting closer and closer to the teen years. While my oldest isn’t quite there yet, he’s definitely a tween now, with the […]

How to Do Back to School Shopping Like a Boss


I made a huge mistake last summer. I waited until the week before school started to do my back to school shopping. The aisles were packed with parents frantically trying to grab the last orange plastic three pronged folders and other mythical shopping finds that are required on the school supply list. Not only that, […]

A First Concert and Pringles® Summer Jam


Sharing my family’s love of music and a first concert experience as part of a sponsored post with Pringles® Summer Jam. Since our early days of dating, our favorite date night activity has been concerts. Primarily country concerts, with a few throwbacks to our high school and college day faves thrown in for variety. I […]

Let’s Shop Smarter Together


This is a sponsored post for Shopswell, but all thoughts and opinions are my own. I pin all the pretty things. While I primarily use it for the recipes I’ve tried and want to try, along with crafts I kid myself that I’ll attempt, I sometimes pin things my boys or husband might want for […]