The Seattle Seahawks and the CenturyLink Boostbox Sweepstakes!

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of CenturyLink. The opinions and text are all mine. We all know who the Seattle Seahawks are. Or we SHOULD. If you don’t? Well then I just don’t know what to say *wink wink*. But do you know what a CenturyLink Boostbox is? CenturyLink Boostboxes […]

Bullet Journal Monthly Layout Tutorial (BuJo!)

Who wants a little step-by-step on a monthly layout for your trusty bullet journal? Bullet Journal Monthly Layout Tutorial I find I NEED a monthly layout in my journal. Sure, I have my online daily calendar, and even my week-at-a-glance calendar (tutorial here), but there’s just something about being able to scan a month to […]

Mom Saves the Day – Stain Fighter Extraordinaire!

*This is post is sponsored by Clorox. Though I have received compensation, all opinion is my own. I don’t have little kids anymore. Mine are 12, 15, and 18. Oh but we still have messes. Mom Saves the Day – Stain Fighter Extraordinaire! In the house. In the car. On the clothes. And the shoes… […]

National Touring Production of The Sound of Music (Seattle Premiere)

My daughter and I made our way to “the big city” to catch the new national touring production of The Sound of Music. My daughter is deeply involved in children’s musical theatre (and has been since she was 6), so musical theatre is her jam. I was given one pair of media tickets. All opinion […]

2017 Buick Lacrosse with Teen Driver Technology

Any parent of teen drivers a little stressed at the thought of being the parent of a teen driver? *I was given a 2017 Buick Lacrosse equipped with Teen Driver technology to experience for a week. I have not been paid to share my story. My oldest is 18, so he’s been driving on his […]

Answering the Hard Questions

*This is post was created in partnership with Ask, Listen, Learn, All opinion is my own. Have your kids ever asked you hard questions? “Where do babies come from?” Or how about this one from the back of the minivan as we were driving through the Vegas strip…”WHAT’S A PEEP SHOW?!!!” We drove through the […]

Taking Snacking to the Next Level #SimplyNice

*I was asked to participate in the the #SimplyNice campaign, sponsored by Walgreens. Although I have been compensated, all opinions are my own. Food. It’s a big deal in my house. Taking Snacking to the Next Level I have two teens and one almost-teen, and there is almost always one or more friends over (usually […]

The Monday Minute – National Waffle Day!

Howdy friends! National Waffle Day is this week you guys!!! Happy Monday. School hasn’t started here, but it feels almost like it has since all the extra-curricular rehearsals and practices have already begun. I’m sure most of you have seen my PULL FORWARD video, but just in case, here it is again for your easy […]

Our Dog Kevin and His Mouth Tumor

I keep debating about sharing this.  #1… Kevin is a dog. Not a human. #2… America is falling apart.  However… Kevin is our family dog of 8 years and it’s been tough around the home front the last week or so. And many of you have come to know Kevin a bit and many of […]

Italian Chicken Meatballs with Barilla Rotini in Tomato and Basil Sauce

*This is post is sponsored by Barilla (at Walmart). Though I have received compensation, all opinion is my own. I do not know of a mom (or dad!) who would turn their back on a delicious, family-friendly dinner plan. Dinner happens every day, and let’s face it – and as much as we know the […]