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BlogHer14 Day One: Parties, Expo & Swag {+ Giveaway!}

Every time I come home from a blog conference, I’m determined to write a recap post.  All the cool kids do it.  And everyone reads them.  But when I sit down to actually write it, I just can’t seem to find the words.  Or, in the alternative, I find too many words and about halfway […]

Swimways Spring Float: Relax in the Pool

I am a Swimways Ambassador.  I received the SwimWays Spring Float photographed below to facilitate my review. SwimWays Spring Float For months, I’ve been providing you with swim updates from our house…but those updates have all been about my kids.  In fact, when you read them, you might have even questioned if I use my […]

3 Ways to Get Your Child Excited for Preschool (with a Little Help from Disney Junior!)

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser.  All opinions are mine alone. #Ready4Preschool #CollectiveBias While I’ve spent a lot of time blogging about Greenleigh going to kindergarten next month, this coming school year is going to be big for Hazeline, too.  She’s heading into the preschool room at her school, […]

Combat After School Hunger with Fun Snacks from Bagel Bites & Delimex

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #AfterSchoolSnacks #CollectiveBias As a kid, I remember coming home from school hungry.  Really hungry.  It wasn’t quite dinner time, but lunch was far enough away that my stomach forgot that it even happened.  My mom urged us not […]

Go Back-To-School Safe & Healthy with MinuteClinic

Disclosure:  I have received promotional consideration from MinuteClinic. It may only be July, but summer is fading fast.  Everywhere I look, back-to-school is encroaching – backpacks are plentiful, crayons and pencils line store shelves, and registration is underway at our local elementary school.   And while I know that back-to-school , or in our case “to […]

Lunchbox Solutions: Creating a Dinosaur Themed School Lunch

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #FoodMadeSimple #CollectiveBias As we got the girls ready for school on Friday, my husband casually announced that we were exactly one month from the start of kindergarten.  One month.  Oh my…  It hit me like a ton of […]

The Ultimate Mom’s Night Out from Mom, Baby & Beyond {Giveaway!}

Attention South Florida moms and moms-to-be!  Do I have your attention yet?  Good, because a fabulous event is headed our way.  On Tuesday, September 23rd The Ultimate Mom’s Night Out is coming to the Heron Bay Marriott in Coral Springs! Sponsored by Belly Love Spa and Whole Foods Market Coral Springs, this event is a […]

Pop Secret Perfect Pop & A Sinfully Sweet Popcorn Recipe!

Thanks to Pop Secret for sponsoring today’s discussion. If you follow me on Twitter, you’ve probably noticed me talking about Pop Secret Popcorn a lot lately.  Like, a whole lot.  But I have a great reason – every bag we make is absolutely perfect!  Now, in months past, that hasn’t been the case.  Because goodness knows […]

Our Dr Pepper Backyard Bash

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BackyardBash #CollectiveBias For more ideas on how to create your own #BackyardBash, check out the tumblr page at www.drpepperbash.com” It’s been a bit quiet around the blog lately….but summer has a way of doing that, I suppose.  There are […]

A Mid-Summer Swim Update

Disclosure:  I’m a SwimWays Swim Team Ambassador.  The items photographed below were given to me in order to facilitate my review.  All thoughts, opinions, and photographs are my own. As I lamented to my mother about Greenleigh’s refusal to swim earlier this year, she assured me that it would happen.  She said that I was […]