Portable Power, the size of a key. Literally! #Nomad

I am on the go a lot. Like… a LOT. When I travel, I don’t like to take my charging cable with me because it just causes one big tangled and jumbled mess in my purse or bag. I saw a product not too long ago that peaked my interest called ChargeKey. Long story short, […]

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 […]

How my @Samsung Galaxy Note 3 has helped me with our move #VZWBuzz

As member of an awesome team of influencers, I received the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 with line of service from Verizon. No additional compensation was provided nor did I promise positive feedback. All opinions are my own & 100% truthful. We are moving in 1 day and 16 hours… not that we are counting down or anything. We […]

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 […]

A few of my favorite apps on the @Samsung Galaxy Note 3 #VZWBuzz

I’ve been using my Samsung Galaxy Note 3 for a couple of months now and it seems that each day, I learn something new about it and fall more in love with it. I wanted to share some of my favorite apps that I use pretty much on a daily basis. Here’s the folders that […]

Using our @FellowesInc Powershred 73Ci Shredder keep identity safe #IDSafetySeason

This post was created in partnership with Fellowes. All opinions are my own. Since the start of 2014, I have been using a pretty powerful and awesome tool in our home to help keep us safe from identity theft; a shredder. Sounds kinda weird, doesn’t it? How can a shredder help keep us safe? Well, […]

Please ‘note’ this…. with a Galaxy Note 3, that is. #VZWBuzz

As member of an awesome team of influencers, I received the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 with line of service from Verizon. No additional compensation was provided nor did I promise positive feedback. All opinions are my own & 100% truthful. For a couple of weeks now, I have been playing around with a new gadget; Verizon’s Galaxy Note […]

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 […]

How we stay powered & organized with our favorite @Rayovac batteries

I never realized how many items in our house are powered by batteries until I set out to make a list of things that were powered by Rayovac. My kids have several battery powered toys, electronics, as well as the living room has several all in itself. Our TV remote Our xBox remote that we […]

Protect your iPad Mini with Protective Cases from Tech 21

Whether I’m at home or on the go, I always have my iPad mini with me. It’s thin so I’m always afraid it will snap in half, crack or get a ding in it from all the things that I have in my bag. I was able to try out a case from Tech 21 […]

Start 2014 off safely with the @FellowesInc Powershred 73Ci Shredder #IDSafetySeason

This post was created in partnership with Fellowes. All opinions are my own. When it comes to safety for your family, there are so many aspects to look at. Safety includes things from seatbelts in your car, locking your door at night and even health insurance. Not everyone thinks about protecting yourself and your family […]

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 […]

Herbal Essences Naked Hair Care Set available at Walmart.com

When it comes to my hair, I may not have a whole lot of it, but I do like to make sure to take care of it. I wanted to let you know about a new product that is available for a limited time at Walmart. Herbal Essences Naked Hair Care Set: Lightweight, body-boosting formula […]

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 […]

Perfect #ChristmasGift for her! Sassy and Classy Doll! #DollieAndMe

I have a little girl that loves to get dirty, but she also is a girly girl that has an amazing imagination and loves her babies. I’ve been looking around for a doll for her, but I really didn’t like the thought of spending over $100 on one doll, let alone one single gift for […]

Warm start to the day with Lipton tea K-Cups – #Lipton #Keurig #Giveaway {Ends 12/28}

When you think about Keurig, do you automatically think about coffee? I’ll admit that I did… that is, up until Lipton sent me some of their K-Cups. They sent me some pretty awesome flavors that I haven’t tried before, even as a regular teabag. Lipton K-Cup •Lipton REFRESH: This crisp and refreshing iced sweet tea […]

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 […]

My Little Pony: A Very Minty Christmas now on DVD

My daughter is at that age where she is getting in to so many new things. Her personality is really expanding every day. She loves so many different things, but one of her absolute favorites is My Little Pony. I grew up playing with and admiring My Little Pony. On October 8th, My Little Pony: A Very […]

#Popsicle fun with mystery flavors #Giveaway {Ends 11/17}

Now that Summer is behind us, that doesn’t mean that we have to leave the frozen treats behind with the hot season. While we live in the Midwest and it can get to subzero temperatures, we still love our Popsicle’s year round. I swear, the kids can be just coming in from the snow and […]

Gravity Falls: Six Strange Tales on DVD

When it comes to TV shows that are on these days, there aren’t a whole lot that I, as a parent, approve of. Either they’re too ‘grown up’, or the shows are too raunchy for a 6 & 8 year old. There’s one show that comes on Disney that not only my kids love, but […]

In love with my @EvesAddiction Mother’s Ring! #Giveaway Ends 11/6/13

When it comes to my family, I adore them and love to carry them with me any way that I can. For as long as I can think, I’ve wanted a mother’s ring. For me, wearing a piece of my loves with me everywhere that I go makes my heart smile constantly. I had the […]

Transformers Prime Beast Hunters – Predacons Rising on DVD/BluRay Combo 10/8/13

My kids both love Transformers. My daughter may be a girly girl, but she can’t even pass up Transformers when it’s on.We are excited to share with you that there’s a new TRANSFORMERS PRIME DVD with BluRay Combo that your little ones won’t want to miss out on. This could be an awesome holiday stocking stuffer! […]

Have fun & be safe this #Halloween with @Rayovac!

Halloween is sneaking up on us fast! With that said, how do you prepare your kids? Sure we all think about costumes, but Halloween can be dangerous if you’re not prepared, so we need to also think about safety. Rayovac Halloween Safety Tips Here are some ways to keep children safe during Trick or Treating: […]

Save money with haircuts with Wahl Lithium Ion Clippers

In today’s economy, we are all trying to cut funds and budget as much as we possibly can. Hubby has been cutting his own hair for years, however he hasn’t had the right type of clipper. When Tucker was starting to get older and need hair cuts more often, we looked in to several types […]

At home & on the go with the Motorola MBP34 Video Baby Monitor

You don’t have to be a new parent to a newborn to need and to use a baby monitor, especially a video baby monitor. While my kids are older now, we did use baby monitors when they were babies, but we still use baby monitors, as well as video baby monitors in our house. We […]

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 […]

Kicking back with the HP ENVY 23 TouchSmart AiO! #HPFamilyTime

I’ve written how EASY it was to se up my new HP ENVY 23-dl0xt. I’ve written how connected I was with my HP ENVY,  and I’ve shared how happy that I am to keep in connection with loved ones from hundreds of miles away. So, now what? I have sooo many more ways that I […]

Peaceful Sleep with @Cloud_b Tranquil Turtle #Giveaway {Ends 9/11}

Do your kids like to sleep with a night light on or do they like to have some music or a soft sound going in the background? My kids aren’t babies anymore; they are 8 and almost 6, but as babies and at their ages now they still love a night light and something going […]

#BackToSchool with fun @Zooligans kids shoes! #Giveaway {Ends 9/09}

Here we are… Back To School. With back to school, comes new things like backpacks, lunch bags, clothes and of course shoes. My kids have a unique and fun taste when it comes to what they wear. They’ve never been keen on the local styles with kid like cartoon characters on them. They like to […]

Comforting Sleep with Glow Pets

My kids may be 8 and almost 6, but they still love sleeping with something on in their rooms. This may be a night light, visual sound machine or what I’ve recently found – a glow in the dark ‘friend’… a Glow Pet. Glow Pet Glow Pets are the amazing light-up pet that also transforms […]

Back to School with Fruit of the Loom! #Giveaway #BackToSchool #FruitOfTheLoom {Ends 9/02}

When do (or did) your kids go back to school? We started back today. We all are very excited – me: to get back in routines once again, kids: to see their friends again. While we all are back to school shopping for school supplies and that first day of school outfit, do you think […]

iLuv my Snoopy Folio for iPad mini!

Everywhere that I go, my iPad mini goes with me. I love the size and it’s so easy to toss in my purse and run errands, get groceries and travel with. With that said, I have to protect my investment but I also like to have fun with it with fun cases and protection for […]

Yup, it’s true – @Rayovac Indestructible Flashlights are Indestructible

We travel a lot and the kids are quite imaginative with their indoor and outdoor camping adventures, so when we were asked to check out Rayovac’s indestructible flashlights. Let’s just say that my son…. Well… he thoroughly enjoyed himself. He was a tad bit excited… can you tell? We took one of the flashlights outside […]

Face to face, yet hundreds of miles away #HPFamilyTime

I cannot begin to express how much we are loving our HP ENVY 23 TouchSmart AiO. At first, I was afraid to let my 5 & 8 year old’s near it for fear they would break it… that changed pretty quickly. They love the touch screen feature. It’s almost like they can navigate around faster […]

Rayovac 7 Hour Power is a lifesaver!

I’ve been stranded a time of two (ok, so it’s more than I can count) without power. My devices are a priority when I travel, and when there’s not an outlet around, I tend to spaz out a bit. Ok, so I go in full blown freak out mode. While it’s nice to have a […]

Networking & more with the HP ENVY 23-d150xt TouchSmart All-in-One Desktop PC #HPFamilyTime

A couple of weeks ago, I posted about setting up my new HP ENVY 23-d150xt TouchSmart All-in-One Desktop PC. It was super easy to get set up, so now I’ve been setting it up to video chat with loved ones, movie streaming, games for the kids and more. What? A computer can be used for […]

Cool off this summer with #Popsicle (#Ambassador)

There’s no doubt that this summer is leading to be a hot one. How are you staying cool? We have been playing outside in the sprinkler, splashing in the pool and cooling off with some cold Popsicle ice cream treats. We went to the store to see what they had. My son was giddy with […]

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 […]

Setting up my HP ENVY 23-d150xt TouchSmart All-in-One Desktop PC

For the last month, I and my parents have been enjoying keeping in contact with each other through the miles. We live in SW Iowa and they live in west Texas, so any chance we can see or chat with each other, the better. I have a few posts to show you how we keep […]

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 […]

Rayovac gave us Instant Power during a tornado & power outage! {New Power Packs!}

Last week, the kids and I were stranded right smack dab in the middle of the El Reno, Oklahoma tornadoes. Scared doesn’t even begin to describe the thoughts and feelings that were flowing through my body and through my kids’ minds. When we were alerted to evacuate our hotel rooms and head immediately to the […]

Wendy’s New Salads – Which salad are you? #WendysTasteKitchen

When I was at the Wendy’s Headquarters in April, I was able to visit and experience their test kitchen. This was so much fun and such a neat experience to go through. For those that know me, know that I cannot eat most greens, but it’s something that I am working on. I was able […]

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 […]

Give mom a Kindle Fire HD

Mother’s Day was this weekend. What did you get mom this year? Every year, I see so many people spend so much money on flowers that will die in a couple of days, chocolates that mom might complain about later on (lol) or something that she will most likely return anyway. Does mom like to […]