Easy After School Snack Idea {Kid’s Snacks}

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.  #CollectiveBias #AfterSchoolSnacks Now that we are heading back to school, it’s time to start thinking after school snacks.  My kiddos come home starving, and especially during the first week of school, I’ve decided to up my game and […]

Confidence and Self Improvement is Great!

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Post Great Grains Cereal for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. I've maintained for almost a decade that my thirties have been my best years, but you know what?  As I head into my forties, I think I might change my mind.  I think […]

Frozen Heath Malt {recipe}

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My favorite part of vacation is frozen drinks. In my family, the creamier and chocolatier, the better, so this recipe for making a Frozen Heath malt hits the spot! It’s easy to make, tastes pretty darn delicious and serves 4. The secret ingredient is International Delight Heath Flavored Creamer. It adds a creamy Heath flavor […]

Laundry Room Organization with #DuckShelfLiner

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Duck Brand for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. A few months ago I discovered Duck Brand's Shelf Liners.  They pretty much changed the way I organized shelves and cupboards because suddenly I was introduced to a product that was not only easy to […]

S’mores Milkshake #TruMoo

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of TruMoo for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Did someone say milk?  In these parts, we equate milk and summer with milkshakes.  It's how we roll.  TruMoo is our new favorite milk that starts with pure fresh, pure, low fat milk from your trusted […]

Creamy Fudgesicle Pops {recipe}

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With summer FINALLY in full swing, we are loving popsicles in these parts. It’s hot ’round here and there’s nothing my kids love more on a sizzling day after a full day of swimming than homemade popsicles. This recipe for Creamy Fudgesicle Pops is a new favorite. I like them because they are easy, the […]

Keeping the Good Going on the Ice

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of New York Life for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. My All-Star Daughter keeps the good going on the Ice.  Keep Good Going (KGG) is based around the idea that we can perpetuated personal good and positively effect everyone in our life, including our family. […]

Keeping The Good Going On the Ice

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of New York Life for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. My All-Star Daughter keeps the good going on the Ice.  Keep Good Going (KGG) is based around the idea that we can perpetuated personal good and positively effect everyone in our life, including our family. […]

BIZ® IS Better and Here’s Why!

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Biz Stain & Odor Eliminator for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Now that baseball season is in full swing I have more reason than ever to require a stocked laundry room shelf of BIZ® Stain & Odor Eliminator.  Biz cleans up to 80% better […]

Scoring Dodgers Tickets with ScoreBig

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The Dodgers are our team.  We seriously love them.  Every single member of my family is a Dodgers fan, and that’s saying a lot since there are SEVEN of us!  Jeff tries to take the boys to as many games as he can during the season, but we’ve NEVER gone all together as a family. […]

Strawberry Milk Shake Recipe {#EasterIDeas}

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With Easter right around the corner, I’m LOVING this Strawberry Milk Shake with Whipped Cream. It tastes sinfully delicious and since it’s pink, it’s the perfect festive Easter treat. Since it’s pretty healthy (just think of all the calcium and fresh fruit!!!) there’s no excuse not to make it all. the. time, right? {{snicker}} How […]

Mediterranean Turkey Sub {recipe}

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This sponsored post was written while participating in my partnership with Oscar Mayer and One2One Network. Now that baseball season is in full swing I’ve turned to dinner options that are quick, filling, nutritious and full of flavor.  Lucky for me, Oscar Mayer introduced Deli Fresh BOLD flavors lunch meats in March. Deli Fresh BOLD lunch […]

Bisco Gets a Treat!

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Dollar General for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. It’s been three and a half years since Bisco became a part of our family.  I always used to scoff at people who talked about their dogs as if they were family members.  And now […]

Connections Happen When We #ShareTheTable

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Barilla, but opinions are my own. I’m a firm believe that dinner time is family time.  It’s important for everyone to gather around the table and eat together.   Other activities can wait, or dinner time can be worked around them.  As my children […]

NEW Super Snack Pack® is this Mom’s Friend!

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This post brought to you by Walmart. All opinions are 100% mine. The New Super Snack Pack® is this busy mom’s friend. Now that Spring Baseball is in full swing, I don’t know whether I’m coming or going most of the time.  If my life wasn’t mapped out on my digital calendar, I’d seriously be […]

Saving Time in the AM with Quaker® Shakes

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This post brought to you by Walmart. All opinions are 100% mine. Mornings are always a flurry of activity in my home.  Even though everyone is pretty independent, I still have to oversee the morning routine for the most point, and make sure the little-er ones don’t forget to brush their teeth, make their lunch […]

Spring Cleaning with DG!

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Dollar General for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. It’s Spring Cleaning time which means it’s time to break out the elbow grease.  I’m a pretty tidy house cleaner, so my spring cleaning routine calls for deep cleaning areas of my house that need […]

Sparkling Smiles Made Simple with Waterpik®

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Waterpik. Traditional flossing has always been the bane of my existence.  I just plain don’t like to floss my teeth {even though I do}, and I never have.  So, training my FIVE children to love to floss their teeth has been a burden that […]

Honey Bunches of Oats Morning Energy LOVE

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Honey Bunches of Oats for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. My family recently taste tested the new Honey Bunches of Oats Morning Energy flavors and we fell in LOVE.  Seriously.  And I quote:  “this is the best cereal ever”.  “I don’t think I’m […]

Bisco Gets a Girlfriend {ALPO®}

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of ALPO® Brand Dog Food for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Bisco has found himself a girlfriend.  She lives 2 doors up and she's the cutest little thing ever.  He's got a little competition though.  Our neighbors have a few dogs and I'm afraid […]

Keep Your Drains Clear with DrainWig!

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of  DrainWig. All opinions are 100% mine. Last night my daughters and I measured the combined length of our hair.  Between the three of us we have 66 inches of hair.  That’s kind of a lot.  And, it’s no wonder that Jeff has asked us […]

reFRESH this year with Pei Wei {new menu options}!

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Pei Wei Asian Diner for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Just in time for the New Year, Pei Wei Asian Diner has introduced a nationwide reFresh in the new year, complete with fresh new dishes, a fresh look and fresh small size entrée. Their […]