OREO Summer Of Wonder Sweepstakes! Win BIG + $25 Gift Card Giveaway If You Guess Where I Am!

This summer you can win BIG with the OREO Summer Of Wonder Sweepstakes going on! I decided to jump in on the fun too and I’m giving away a $25 Visa Gift Card to one lucky reader who correctly guesses my location in the photo below! This summer be sure to enjoy an OREO treat […]

Shopping Online Made Easy with the eBay App

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of eBay. All opinions are 100% mine. Summer is here and this year eBay wants to give you exactly what you want with the Summer of Choice. More and more consumers are shopping online with their mobile devices and eBay answers the need with their […]

Huge List Of Things To Do This Summer To Prevent Bored Kids!

We are T minus 10 days and counting until Summer vacation starts and school is out for the Summer! My kids are counting it down and cannot wait for Summer break to hit! I know that their excitement is genuine but inevitably they will be yelling “Mom, I’m bored!” within a week or two. This […]

How To Keep Toddlers Cool & Hydrated This Summer

Keeping toddlers cool and hydrated all Summer long can be a challenge. Any mom knows that reasoning with a toddler can be nearly impossible at times. That’s why it is important to have some simple tricks up your sleeve to keep your tot cool and hydrated this Summer! It is easy for their little bodies […]

Sunscreen Tips For Summer!

  Summer is in full swing, and if you’re anything like our family you’re enjoying the outdoors as much as possible! After being cooped up inside for a majority of the winter months, summer has a kind of liberating touch to it, doesn’t it? Until, of course, you are burdened by sunburn! That horrible feeling […]

10 First Aid Tips For Summer!

With Summer comes busy schedules, on the go lifestyles and being outdoors often. Accidents go hand in hand with those activities so it’s best to be prepared ahead of time so you know what to do when they happen. Any mom knows that kids will inevitably get cuts and bruises this Summer so let’s be […]

Summer Essentials You Should Have In Your Beach Bag! + Big Savings On Them!

I love going to the beach and I HATE packing the bags. With six of us it always feels like we are bringing the entire house with us. I needed a way to be more efficient when I pack our bags so I now have a designated beach bag that always includes the Summer essentials […]

Be Confident This Summer! 3 Days To Smoother Underarms!

This Summer I have already hosted several BBQ’s with my family, taken lazy rides on our boat, had lazy days at the cabin and I have begun my gardening. We have attended grad parties and have several weddings coming up. All the while it has actually been very warm here. That means it is time […]

Deodorant That Doesn’t Leave White Streaks On Clothes!

        Summer is finally around the corner and that means it is time for me to turn over my closet and store away my Winter clothes and pull out the tank tops. Hooray for Summer clothes! I love wearing dresses and tank tops and that means it is time to get my […]

Blast Zone Magic Castle Review & Giveaway! 5 Winners!!

Spring is here and in Minnesota that looks like six inches of snow overnight and snowbanks higher than my kids still. To say my kids are going stir crazy would be an understatement. They are going bonkers after being confined to the house during our unusually cold Winter and what seems like a Winter that […]

DIY Cocktail Umbrella Wreath Tutorial

Today we have a guest post from Landis, who is the co-owner of The Wreath Depot, a shop that specializes in gorgeous, handcrafted floral wreaths. Thanks so much to Sarah for inviting me to share this DIY wreath with you guys. I adore mini cocktail umbrellas and had so much fun crafting a wreath from […]

Protect The Whole Family With Multi-Benefit Sunscreens From Banana Boat! {+ Banana Boat Coupon!}

Although back to school is just around the corner, we still have a little bit of Summer left and here in Minnesota we take full advantage of it! We had a terrible cold streak at the beginning of the month and now we are back to Summer weather again. I’m hoping it keeps up for […]

Beat End Of Summer Boredom With National Geographic Kids Books! {+ Giveaway!}

By the time August rolls around many kids are starting to get a little stir crazy. For us our Summer has really just begun so my kids want to be outside constantly. On those rainy days when we are stuck inside I need something to hold their attention and distract them from the fact that […]

Stay Relaxed & Cool In The Summer Heat With SwimWays Spring Float!

My favorite thing to do on hot days is head to the cabin and hang out on the lake all day. I LOVE going to the cabin for the weekend. It’s our own little getaway and our own piece of paradise. My hubby and I love to float around in the lake while the kids […]

Walmart Foundation Kicks-Off Summer by Continuing Commitment to Out-Of-School Feeding

I have to admit that up until a couple of weeks ago I had no idea that Walmart was committed to helping kids get the nutrition they need. I was blown away by all that they do for kids in local communities to ensure that they avoid the “Summer Slide”. What is the Summer Slide? […]

Go Away Snow! Getting Ready For Water Fun in The Sun! + Enter For a Chance to Win Your Ultimate Summer Vacation!

  It’s late April and I cannot believe that we are still experiencing huge snowfalls here in Minnesota. I’m talking freezing temperatures and over 40 inches of snow in April alone this year! The kids and I are singing “Snow, snow go away!” and it looks like next week our temperatures will finally hit 50 […]

Finding A Swimsuit That Fits Right!

I am going to be a brave mama here and show you a picture of me in a bikini ten months after having my third child. Yes, I’m really going to do it. The only reason I am going to do it is because I have FINALLY found a swimsuit that fits great and flatters […]