Enjoy McDonald’s McCafé packaged coffee at home! #McCafeAtHome #IC #Ad

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for McCafé packaged coffee. I received product samples as well as a monetary promotional incentive to thank me for my participation. Here in the Midwest, it’s starting to get suuuuper cold. Nothing wakes us up like a cup of hot toasty coffee. McCafé now offers […]

This holiday season, take a moment for yourself. Why? #BecauseMoment #IC #ad

Let’s face it, there’s no real way to escape reality and every day life. Our lives get so busy, but to be honest, I wouldn’t want it any other way. Being busy means productivity and that’s good! That would describe my last month to a tee. Where do I begin? Christmas shopping Groceries Meal planning […]

Alright ladies – it’s #TimeforTMI. Let’s get personal! #IC #sponsored #ad

“I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Monistat. I received a product and promotional item to thank me for my participation.”   Alright ladies, I’m about to get personal… like, TMI personal. Let’s face it, talking about vaginal can be a bit uncomfortable… just like a yeast infection can be uncomfortable. […]

Summer fun kids’ attire from backyard to beach from @OshKoshBgosh #HelloSummerFun #IC ad

I participated in a Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for OshKosh B’Gosh. I received an OshKosh B’Gosh gift card to facilitate my post and a promotional item to thank me for my participation. There’s only 7 days of school left. SEVEN. Where did this school year go? With the end of the school year coming to […]

Get outside and #LiveLifeOutside this spring & summer! #IC #ad

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for TruGreen. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation.   During the Winter, we are pretty much stranded inside. It’s far too cold to get outside and play with the family. Now that it’s Spring and the weather is so beautiful, […]

Captain McFinn “Swim & Play” Preschool Learning App #SwimAndPlay #IC #Ad

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Captain McFinn. I received a complimentary subscription to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. There’s no denying that we are a techy family. We are always on the hunt for new apps for the kids that are […]

Child Safety & Reassurance with the JMPA Logo #BSZParent #AD #IC

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Influence Central for JPMA (Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association). I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating. When I was pregnant with my kids, I was scared. Who would I go to for advice? Could I do it? Was there a website that I could […]

I’m a #ClearasilMom! Move over acne, hello clear skin! #sponsored #MC

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influencer Central for Clearasil. I received product samples to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. I’m excited to announce that I am #ClearasilMom through Influence Central. What exactly is this? Well, I was sent some Clearasil products to […]

Protect your lawn this winter with tips from TruGreen #Sponsored #MC

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Influence Central for TruGreen. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating. We have a new home that has a huge back yard and a pretty awesome front yard. Here in the Midwest, our winters are pretty brutal with extreme cold, snow and ice. […]

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 […]

#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 […]

#GetGoing with the Jif To Go Dippers photo contest #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. We are huge fans of Jif in our home. There are so many snacks that you can make with Jif, and if you’re like me… eat […]

Beef. It’s what’s for Labor Day #CrockPot meals. #MC #Sponsored

I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for the Beef Checkoff. I received products to facilitate this review and a promotional item to thank me for participating. This weekend is the Labor Day holiday weekend. What is Labor Day? Labor Day is a public holiday or day of festivities held in […]

@DiscoverBoating – Summer fun on the river! #Ambassador! #MC #Sponsored

I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Discover Boating. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation.  We haven’t been able to get out on the river this summer like we wanted to because of all our rain that we’ve had. Here in the Midwest, […]

I’m a @DiscoverBoating #Ambassador! #MC #Sponsored

I’m very proud and honored to announce that I’m an Ambassador for Discover Boating! Summer is in full force and we love every minute of it! We are huge river rats in the summer, so I wanted to share my excitement with you, and share some of our favorite memories on the river. We live […]

Internet Safety Awareness with BGCA #CyberSafe #CyberTribe #Sponsored #MC

I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for BGCA. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation. How old are your kids and do you trust them (or others) while they are on the computer and online? My kids are 8 and 6 and I have […]

Snack time with Stonyfield Organic Yogurt

I participated in a Blogger Activation on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Stonyfield. I received coupons to facilitate my shopping trip and a promotional item to thank me for participating. When it comes to snacks, my kids are quite different than most kids that I know. They’d rather have fruit or yogurt than sweets and candy. […]

Full flavor & less calories with Brancott Estate “Flight Song” Wines #MC #Sponsored

I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Brancott Estate Wines. I received product samples to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. At the end of our busy days of recently moving and unpacking, a glass of wine sounds heavenly. When […]

OxiClean not only cleans laundry, but dishes too! #MC #Sponsored

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting (#MC) for OxiClean. I received three product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item as a thank you for participating. When it comes to our home, and our kids… we are messy people. Well, my kids are anyway. 😉 I knew that OxiClean […]

OshKosh B’gosh affordable Spring fashions for the older kids! #OshKoshBgosh #sponsored #MC

I participated in an Influencer Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for OshKosh B’gosh. I received a gift card to facilitate my shopping trip and to thank me for participating. Anytime I’ve see ‘OshKosh B’gosh’, I’ve instantly thought about newborn and baby clothes. I never knew or thought to look there for the older kids… until now. We […]

Organizing more & more with my Brother P-touch PT H-100 Label Maker #Ptouch25 #Sponsored #MC

I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Brother P-touch. I received a product samples to facilitate my review and promotional item as a thank you for participating. I am always looking for things to organize in the house. It seems that every time I turn around, there’s something new calling my […]

Amazing campaign from Alcon! #EyeSawGood #MC

I participated in a campaign for Mom Central Consulting on behalf of Alcon. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating Ever since I was 8 years old, I have always had eye problems. I got glasses when I was in the second grade, contacts when I was 15 and LASIK when I […]

Parent Happy, Kid Friendly – Kidoodle TV #Review #MC #Sponsored

I participated in a Blogger Activation on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Kidoodle.TV. I received a promotional item and a free trial as a thank you for participating. My kids are pretty technically savvy and love to play games and watch their favorite shows on the iPad or computer, but I haven’t been able to monitor what […]

The @Sprint LG G2 has blown me away! #SprintMom #MC #Sponsored

I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Sprint. I received product samples to facilitate my review. When I am in the market for a phone, I do some pretty in depth research. First off, what do I want from a cell phone? Do I want to be able to game from […]

Love being #Organized with the Brother #Ptouch25 Label Maker! #MC #Sponsored

I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Brother P-touch. I received a product sample to facilitate my review and promotional item as a thank you for participating. Last month, I posted about getting the Brother P-touch PT-H100 Label Maker and how giddy that I was to get it and get things labeled and […]

Getting organized with the Brother P-touch PT-H100 #MC #Ptouch25 #sponsored

I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Brother P-touch. I received a product sample to facilitate my review and promotional item as a thank you for participating. For those that know me, know how I love to label and organize things. Everything in my house has a place, but not everything […]

Internet everywhere with @Sprint’s NETGEAR Zing Mobile Hotspot #SprintMom #Sponsored

I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Sprint. I received product samples to facilitate my review.   I am always on the go. Like…. always. While it’s convenient to have my cell phone with me, that tiny screen gets a wee bit annoying to stare at when I’m trying to use […]

My new Famous Footwear Reebok Zig Kick running shoes #ReebokMom

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Reebok. I received a Famous Footwear gift card to purchase a pair of Reebok shoes to facilitate my review and to thank me for participating. It’s been a crazy busy summer, so I haven’t had a chance to get to the gym. Now […]

Fun with Polly Pocket Playsets!

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Polly Pocket. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item as a thank you for participating. My 5 year old is a nut for Polly Pocket! I wanted to share some amazing deals for their new Playsets from Amazon. We received […]

I stay in sync with Office 365 Home Premium

I am constantly on the go. If it’s not a media event, then it’s for family travels. I have more devices that I have on a daily basis, and that I travel with… hubby says that I could probably power a small town. I have my PC laptop, MacBook, iPad, and Android phone, but regardless […]

Ewww! Is that a Crustaroo? Our #icktionary @Clorox word

This blog post is part of a paid SocialMoms and Clorox blogging program. The opinions and ideas expressed here are my own. To read more posts on this topic, click here. If you have kids, you know that there is always something on the carpet, a mess on the rug, mud at the back door […]

Easy and fun movie making with Magisto #MagistoMoms

My electronics are a huge part of my day-to-day life, as well as when I travel. I take a lot of pictures and videos. When I say a lot… I mean a LOT. I can’t even begin to think of the number of pictures and videos that I take of my kids on a daily […]

Join me on Mother’s Day for a #SocialBlackout with @MetLife

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom CentralConsulting for MetLife. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating. How are you planning on spending Mother’s Day on Sunday? Do you take her out to eat? Do you pamper her with a spa day? Usually hubby and the kids will make me breakfast in […]

How did we #GetOrganized with Fellowes #BankersBox?

A couple of weeks ago, I posted about my family getting organized with Fellowes Banker Boxes, so you might be wondering how we got organized. Well, I was going to organize my office, but I thought I’d take a slightly different angle and sort through and organize the kids dress up area. This was the […]

I organized our chaos with Fellowes Banker Stackable Boxes #GetOrganized #BankersBox

When I was asked to be an Ambassador for Fellowes to get organized, I was beyond excited to see how the Banker BoxStackable Storage boxes could help us out. I was originally going to organize our seasonal clothes and my office, however I ended up on a entirely different path. I decided to organize the […]

Celebrate & win for Welchs National PB&J Day! #PB&JYourWay

I am proud and excited to say that I am a Welch’s Influencer. It makes sense with all the PB&J creations that we make in this house. While the traditional PB&J sandwich is what most kids know of, we have a creation that the kids love! Let me let Tucker tell you what his favorite […]

Love them and keep the safe – Safe Kids Worldwide Poison Prevention

When I was a kid, I remember seeing a box in the fridge that made me curious, very curious. I can remember this like it was yesterday. I was maybe 8 years old, if that. We lived on a corner lot, friends always coming and going from the house and school activities. I remember walking […]

Cold & Flu Season with Little Remedies

We are right in the middle of cold and flu season. Here in the Midwest, we get hit with it hard! I have done pretty good this winter at keeping the germs away, but we can’t keep everything clean and safe from creating cooties that cause colds. When we buy OTC cold medicines at our […]

My 21 day Listerine Challenge Results

Earlier this month, our family decided to take the 21 day Listerine Challenge. Here we are, almost a month later and I cannot begin to express how my mouth feels from using only the Listerine products we were given. I am 37 and have never had a cavity (YAY!), but I do have very sensitive […]

Listerine 21 Day Challenge – Pledge with me!

How many people can say that they are a grown adult and have never had a cavity or any tooth issues? I am in my 30’s and am very proud to say that I have never had so much as a cavity. I did have braces when I was 19, but that was because my […]

Febreze Holiday Contest Winner!

During the holidays, I like to bring the memories of family to us when we aren’t able to be with them. How do you bring back the memories? Smells are one of my key things so during the holidays, Febreze sprays and candles are a staple in our home to help bring the holiday spirit […]

Confident smile, confident kid with ACT!

Our kids’ health is very important in every aspect. One thing that I am proud to say is that I am in my 30’s and have never had a cavity, so my kids’ oral care is very important to me as well. When I was a kid, I remember brushing my teeth with a routine […]

Let’s Fight Holiday Fat together!

With the holidays so near, how do you stay on track with your eating and weight? Do you count calories or do you completely avoid all the holiday foods? I have been battling my weight on and off for 5 years, ever since my daughter was born. There has been so much that has gone […]

Febreze Ultimate Holiday Memory

Do you have an ultimate holiday memory that you think about often? We have so many from my childhood, and since we started our family. Memories are priceless gifts. I had so many fond childhood memories from decorating the tree together, to my first Cabbage Patch Kid and matching slippers. Do you have any favorite […]

Cottonelle “Name It” Contest

If you’ve been keeping up with the ‘Name it’ Page on Cottonelle’s Facebook page, you might have had a few giggles at what names have been submitted so far. I have to admit that these are my three of favorite names submitted to date. Swipe ‘n Wipe Double Duty Booty Clean Sweep We have been […]

Cottonelle ‘Name It’ #Giveaway (Unlimited entries! Ends 11/23)

This holiday season, are you expecting a house load of guests? We are and not just once… we will be having a few family get together’s and I’m sure we’ll have messes and need lots of supplies to suit everyone. When you start preparing for the holidays and all the guests that are about to […]