A Safe Way to Keep The Bugs Away

Compensation was provided by Guardian via MomTrends. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions of Guardian or Momtrends. #Kroger #WeBeatDEET Our family loves being outdoors and we spent a significant amount of time enjoying our large backyard. Unfortunately with warmer weather we have officially entered mosquito…

How We Remember to Say Thanks to Our Long Distance Family

 A special thanks to Thankr for sponsoring today’s conversation! Living on the opposite side of the country from our entire family comes with a whole lot of obstacles, especially during birthdays and holidays. It use to be so simple to thank grandparents, aunts and uncles when they would gift the kids presents. Every time one…

Lessons From a Former Teen Mom

This post is made possible with support from the Mission List. All opinions are my own. I look at my life now and can’t help but be so incredibly proud of how far my husband and I have come. We have an amazing life with our three healthy children and simply  living the American dream!…

The Parent’s Guide To Buying A Violin

Having a child interested in playing the violin is a dream come true! But it can be really challenging, especially for parents with limited musical background. How do you find perfect string instrument for your little one at the right price? Thanks to Fiddlershop, we can worry a little less now. They created the perfect…

3 Great Parent & Kid Bonding Activities For Home

Are you tired of trying to find things to do with your kids, things that they clearly are not interested in? Bonding with our kids is something that we as parents long for and we truly crave it. The problem is that all of us old farts may not know the best ways of doing…

Tips For Making Your Backyard More Enjoyable

I have partnered with Roundup® For Lawns to help your family get the lawn ready for spring so you can have a yard worth being proud of! One of my least favorite chores is doing the laundry… I absolutely despise every aspect of it. Then one day I was watching a home renovation show and…

Celebrating the Wonder Woman In My Life

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Dr Pepper®. The opinions and text are all mine. Dr Pepper wants you to appreciate the #WonderWoman in your life and has asked me to share my story. There was absolutely no doubt in my mind who this person is, her face popped into…

How to Keep Your Produce Fresh Longer

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of SheSpeaks and Rubbermaid. The opinions and text are all mine. #FreshWorksFreshness Have you ever been overwhelmingly excited to discover that the grocery store is having an amazing sale on produce and take full advantage by stocking up? Only to get home and a few…

A Fun Game to Keep Your Kids Active

A special thanks to Spin Master for sponsoring this blog post & video and for getting my kids active while having fun! #WobblyWormGame #WobblyWormWiggle I am pretty lucky in the sense that I have really active kids that very much enjoy getting out in the yard and running around. They defiantly fall into a rut…

How To Start Your Own Back Porch Veggie Garden

I have been wanting to grow our own vegetables for years and finally decided that today was the day! The kids and I ventired off to the store, got all the supplies we needed, and had our back yard veggie garden set up in no time. This is super easy to do and much less…

Things to Avoid When Blogging From Home

Blogging is a great hobby. Yet it can also be a full or part time business, earning you a secondary or primary income. There are many great blogging success stories out there, and you can be one of them! The trick is understanding that you are actually running a business. This change occurs when you…