Your Last Eye Exam Was When???

Sure. That is not the most exciting title: I have to ask. Your Last Eye Exam Was When??? *I was asked to participate in the #EyeOpeningMoments campaign, sponsored byVSP® Vision Care. I have been compensated, and all opinions are my own. Do you want to know something that is very exciting? GOOD VISION and HEALTHY EYES I have […]

Never Have I Ever: Life’s Unexpected Messes

Never have I ever… How many times have you said or thought that since becoming a parent? It is IMPOSSIBLE for me to remember all the unexpected messes that have made me think, “Never Have I Ever…” *This post was created in paid partnership with Clorox®. All opinion and tales of messes are my very own. […]

Who is YOUR Holiday Hero?

Let’s chat heroes for a moment… Who is YOUR Holiday Hero? Do heroes have to wear capes or unitards with clever insignias? I DON’T THINK THEY DO. *This post is sponsored by Keurig Green Mountain®. All opinion and talk of heroes are my own. Do they need to have the strength to lift tanker trucks […]

Talking to Tweens: Effects of Alcohol on the Developing Brain

What ARE the effects of alcohol on the developing brain, anyway? If you have ever consumed alcohol (parents), you are aware that alcohol does have an effect. Drinking too much, DEFINITELY has an effect. Even in smaller amounts it can affect the most responsible of adults. But what about the effects of alcohol on a […]

The Metaxa Sidecar Feat. Tropicana Tangerine Lemonade!

There’s this tapas bar in town that my husband and I love to go to. Actually, ALL our friends love to go there. The food is exceptional, as are the drinks. It is at this tapas bar a friend introduced me to beauty of a Sidecar. (hashtag somewhere in here) A METAXA Sidecar, to be specific. […]

AmLactin Skin Care and Caring for Winter Skin

Winter is upon us, you guys. I can already feel my cuticles cracking.  Caring for Winter Skin *This is a sponsored post. I am joining forces with AmLactin Skin Care to talk about winter skin hydration. All opinion is my own. It’s time to welcome Winter! Welcome crisp air! Welcome scarves and boots! Welcome hot […]

The Clarisonic Mia Fit and My Cleansing Routine

Of ALL THE THINGS I try to be consistent at there is ONE thing I am THE BOSS OF… Cleaning my face. My Cleansing Routine I do it in the morning.  And I do it at night. *This is a paid post and is sponsored by Clarisonic. All testimony, opinion, and squeaky clean face… is […]

The D-Word: Talking to Teens About Drugs

Where to start when… talking to teens about drugs? It’s not like the topic just “pops” up in everyday conversation, and it can be a tough topic to address. *This post is sponsored by The PACT… a web-based tool designed to help prevent drug teen drug use. All opinion is my own. I have operated […]

Stop Mom Shaming

Mom shaming. It’s totally a thing. *I am working in partnership with Mom.Life app. All opinion and observations about mom shaming are my own. STOP MOM SHAMING I have endured my fair share of mom shaming. In fact a survey of 227 moms by Mom.life found:  • 79.2% were shamed at some point. • 53.86% […]

Sail Away From Home: Cruisin’ Together

Do you have that song in your head now? I TOTALLY HAVE THAT SONG IN MY HEAD… You’re gonna fly away Glad you’re goin’ my way I love it when we’re cruisin’ together… Now you DEFINITELY have that song in your head. I just watched a show produced by O·C·E·A·N by Carnival Corporation. It’s fun, […]