How to Fake a Clean House When You Have Kids


This is a sponsored post with Acorn Influence.  We’re heading into the holiday season, which for us means lots of company coming over. Mostly, that’s company who also has kids, so they get the whole “family with kids” normal clutter. But, I still don’t want the house to be a mess. Though it’s hard to […]

5 Christmas Gift Ideas for Your BFF

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This is a sponsored post but I really do need to think about what to send my BFF for Christmas, so I’m sharing my ideas here and I’d love to hear yours, too!  What are you getting your best friend for Christmas this year? That one person who’s always there for you deserves something special […]

Christmas Gift Ideas: Fab 15 Holiday Toy List

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When I was a little girl and it came time to make my Christmas list, it usually had something to do with whatever the hot doll or stuffed animal was for that year. Of course there were the Barbie years.

Family Gift from Best Buy: LG OLED

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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.  Aside from my boys’ Christmas wish lists, around this time of year, my husband and I start shopping around for a family gift. It’s usually in the form of something for […]

Finding a Balance with Mixify


We still have plenty of Halloween candy left. Maybe not as much chocolate in those trick-or-treat bags as the other types of candy, but still, there’s quite a bit left. I have no problem letting my kids have candy or soda every once in a while. When I was growing up, we weren’t allowed to […]

Daily Confidence: Managing LBL


This post is sponsored by Poise, helping women feel more confident with their light bladder leakage.  I spend a lot of my time in yoga pants and with my hair in some sort of a messy bun or braid. It’s what’s comfortable while I work from home or run my boys to whatever practices and […]

#ShareAwesome Moments

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We do something fun together as a family and what do we do? Share it to instagram and facebook, of course!

Show You Care this Cold and Flu Season

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I did some acts of kindness with Kleenex® Brand products as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars #KleenexCare Last week, when I was helping in my middle son’s classroom, there were so many kids sniffling that the teacher was walking around the classroom with a tissue box tucked under her arm, ready to pass […]

Love is a Gift


Sharing how #LoveIsAGift as part of a sponsored campaign with MassMutual. I hope you’ll read how to join in! Now this is love to me: Together with my three boys and my husband, on the water. The four most important people in my life, in one of my favorite spots. They have my heart. I’m […]