Archives for October 2014

Halloween Food Safety Tips

Halloween is upon us. Are you ready? I wanted to share some great tips for Halloween safety. Take these simple steps to help your children have a fun – and safe – Halloween Children shouldn’t snack while they’re out trick-or-treating.  Urge your children to wait until they get home and you have had a chance […]

Crystal Light presents Miranda Lambert’s Platinum Points! #MC #Sponsored #CrystalLightWM

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Mom Central for CRYSTAL LIGHT. I received a gift card to purchase CRYSTAL LIGHT products to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Last week, we went to Wal-Mart to check out their selection of Crystal Light. Have you ever tried Crystal […]

How you can help give back. #SIMPLEGiving

According to the 2010 U.S. Census, over 16 million American children live in poverty. This means that in addition to being hungry, millions of children lack other basic items they need to thrive. I wanted to start this post out with the facts. Over 16 million American children aren’t able to get that healthy meal […]

If your blog is giving you the ‘ malware’ error – Here’s what to do

I freaked out. Like… I. FREAKED. OUT when I saw this on my own blog. Have you recently seen this on your blog? When I’d go my main URL for, I was fine. When I clicked on any post link, I’d get this message. The site contains malware (virus) and showed me a […]

Help #ShareAMeal by sharing this post, this video! #EndChildHunger #Ad

When it comes to child hunger, are you aware that that every 1 in 5 children are hungry? Did you know that there are 16 million children in America struggling with hunger? That’s the population of Los Angeles, New York City, Philadelphia and Chicago combined. You never know if your neighbor’s children are hungry, the […]

Curious George Season 9 starts Monday 10/27!

We are HUGE Curious George fans. Like…. huge! My little ones are a little older (9 & 7) and we all still watch Curious George. I’m excited to share that just one week from today, CURIOUS GEORGE: A Halloween Boo Fest returns to PBS KIDS! The Halloween special airs on Monday, October 27, kicking off […]

Are you shampoo’ing your hair wrong?

Think shampooing is as simple as the old mantra “wash, rinse, repeat”? Think again. Hair health begins at the root, and the way you approach this essential step can make a big difference in its texture, bounce and luster. Common mistakes like over-cleansing, improper product application and scalding water could be damaging your strands daily. […]

Wordless Wednesday: Back from #NicheParent14 #Disney #DisneySide


#TheWalkingDead Comics – I’m addicted!

I love to read, however I have such horrible ‘shiny penny syndrome’ that it takes me a whle to finish a book. Ok, so it took me a YEAR to finish one novel. When I first heard about The Walking Dead, I was leary about getting started with a series, only to be frustrated at […]

#GetGoing with Jif To Do Dippers #MC #Sponsored

I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of Influence-Central for Jif To Go Dippers. I received a sample to facilitate my review and a thank you item for participating. I’m always on the go. Sometimes it’s just me, but a lot of times, it’s the whole family. This time of year, we always […]

Wordless Wednesday: I got you babe! #MoreThrills at @Kmart


#Halloween Safety from @Rayovac

Do you plan on taking the kids trick or treating this year? Do you go out on Hallowen or does your town have a specific date that you go out? We have a designated day for the younger crowd called the Ghost Walk. This is where the town’s companies get together and hand out candy […]

@Kmart has #MoreThrills this Halloween!

I love to decorate the house for the holidays, but I’ve never put a whole lot of thoughts in to decorating for Halloween. Not sure why, because I love the fall holidays. I had the chance to work with Kmart and go visit a local store to see what all they had to offer. Our […]

#TryThisAtLowes #DIY Candy Corn Fall Centerpiece

I had a lot of fun this past week making some colorful DIY crafts for our table centerpiece out of spray paint and empty bottles. I used wine bottles from our housewarming party, but you can use pretty much any type of tall bottle that you’d like. I’ll have a few posts and one to […]

#BreastCancerAwareness Month – Did you schedule your mammogram yet? #HanesForGood

This month is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Have you scheduled your mammogram? I’ll admit that I’ve never had one before, up until yesterday. I never really thought about Breast Cancer before, except for being there for loved ones that have been through Breast Cancer treatments. As I’m getting older, it’s making me realize that it […]

Using my @Verizon @Samsung #GalaxyNote tablet to plan for upcoming travels to #Disney & #NicheParent14 #VZWBuzz

I travel quite a bit for the blog for conferences and media events. Each trip, I create a new packing list with uPacking List and as something comes to mind that I should take with me, I add it on my list. What if I was to tell you that you can pack for a […]

Wear it. Mount it. Love it. Have fun with #GoProAtBestBuy with @BestBuy 

Do you like to take action shots, or even selfie action shots? I do, but it’s hard to capture those awesome and active moments because your arm can just go so far out. I’ve been looking in to getting a GoPro for when we travel, to help capture just those moments. Do you have a […]