The Book Of Life Out on Blu-Ray & DVD Now! {+ Giveaway!}

The Book of Life DVD + Giveaway

THE BOOK OF LIFE is a breathtaking animated comedy with a dazzling visual style unlike anything you’ve seen before. Torn between the expectations of his family and the desires of his heart, a young man named Manolo sets off on an epic quest that spans three spectacular worlds in order to reunite with his one […]

Must Have Looks for A Slimming Style


As you shop for the perfect dress for your Valentine’s Day date look for slimming dresses like this one from NYDJ. The accents on each side creating a slimming effect down the center and pull the eye to the middle. That creates a slimming effect. I love the dainty feel of the black lace. It’s perfectly […]

Super Bowl Party Food Recipes!

21 Superbowl Party Foods

The Super Bowl is this weekend and my two favorite things about the Super Bowl are the food and the commercials! What can I say? The half time show is right up there too. The football? Meh, not so much. We’ll be watching and gorging on our favorite Super Bowl party food with lots of […]

Umi Shoes See My Kids Through All Their Firsts! {+ Umi Shoes $60 Gift Card Giveaway}

Brady in Umi Baby Shoes

Umi Children’s Shoes have seen my kids through all of their first milestones. They have been our favorite brand of children’s shoes and one that I continue to buy for each of my kids because they’ve offered us the best in style, fit and quality. They got to see Brady through one of his very […]

Captain McFinn Swim & Play App Provides Interaction Like Never Before!

Captain McFinn Swim & Play

My kids love the iPad and like so many kids out there they love to earn screen time. I am always on the lookout for educational apps that will reinforce things that I try to teach my kids myself. A new app has hit the app store and it’s worth mentioning. Captain McFinn Swim & Play […]

Sunday Sweeps Giveaway Linky! 1/25/15 Edition!

giveaway linky

It is Sunday again! Link up all of your family friendly giveaways on my Sunday Sweeps giveaway linky below. Please leave them in the following format: Blog Name-Prize-End Date The link MUST go to your giveaway page and not your home page. No spamming or affiliate links! Don’t forget to check out my giveaways while […]

Mommy Wars: Can We Please Stop Judging Each Other?


I breastfeed my babies. I vaccinate my children. I am a stay at home mom. I believe in baby-wearing. I demand a peanut free classroom for my peanut allergic child. I had four children in six years. Any one of those phrases can quickly get me in hot water with other moms and fuel a […]

Eden Prairie Minnesota Ice Castles Photos {+Ticket Giveaway!}

Minnesota Ice Castles Olaf Snowman

Last week we visited the Minnesota ice castles in Eden Prairie, MN. They were amazing and majestic and the perfect family outing. We had so much fun and if you live anywhere near Eden Prairie (it was a 3.5 hour drive for us and totally worth it) then you should really make an effort to […]

Setting Myself Up For Success: Planning Ahead For Healthier Habits

Kids lunch ideas

I love my kids. I would do anything for them. They are the joy in my day and the light in my life. There are four of them and one of me and often times that leads to one very tired out mom by the end of the day. I always put my kids ahead […]

DIY Sharpie Mug Without The Sharpie! DIY Gift For Friends, Teachers & More!

DIY Coffee Mug

With the New Year upon us and Valentine’s Day just around the corner, now is the perfect time to sit down and take a moment to send a little appreciation to friends that you’ve had along the way. It’s easy to get caught up in how busy life is and forget to stop and appreciate […]