Spinach and Artichoke Dip Recipe #ProudOfIt


I am a member of the Mom It Forward Blogger Network and will receive compensation for this MIRACLE WHIP blog post. As always, the thoughts expressed within my blog posts are my own honest opinions. #proudofit The Labor Day holiday is the perfect excuse to get together with friends and family for one last hurrah of summer. We like to fire up the grill and eat a lot of good food. This year, I'm serving up a classic spinach and artichoke dip … [Read more...]

Peanut Butter Greek Yogurt Apple Dip Recipe


I love fruit dip recipes. We tried this peanut butter yogurt apple dip a few months ago, and I have been making it just about every week since. It tastes too good to be "healthy," but with just 3 ingredients like peanut butter, Greek yogurt and honey...it's definitely a healthy snack choice! Everyone in my family eats a whole lot more apples these days. Honestly, I could just get a spoon and eat this dip all by itself. It's that good. My … [Read more...]

5 Dermatologist Tips to Help Your Teen Fight Acne + Neutrogena #Unseenacne #Giveaway


Fun Zit Fact: By the time moms have (finally) learned how to deal with their skin breakouts, it will be time to learn how to deal with their child's breakouts. Thank you to Neutrogena for providing the Dream Team Mom's Guide along with a variety of Neutrogena acne products to me. All opinions expressed are 100% my own. The sponsor is responsible for giveaway prize fulfillment.  I have a tween-age son who just started playing football - … [Read more...]

Preschool Picks: Skip Hop Zoo Packs and Lunchboxes


Thank you to Skip Hop for providing us with a Zoo Pack and Zoo Lunchie for this feature. All opinions expressed are 100% my own.  One of my preschoolers discovered Skip Hop backpacks a couple of years ago. He wasn't even going to preschool, he just wanted a backpack - and this was just his size. We got him the cute "Dog" one. He filled it with his favorite little toys, cars and books. And he wore his Skip Hop Zoo Pack just about everywhere we … [Read more...]

3 Ways to Save Money with Walmart’s Savings Catcher


Thank you to Walmart for sponsoring this blog post. All opinions expressed are 100% my own. I love finding ways to save money. Who doesn't? I especially love to save money without having to spend hours clipping coupons and comparing store ads. A couple of weeks ago, I learned about Walmart's new Savings Catcher program. The Savings Catcher program compares my Walmart receipts with local competitors' ads. If Savings Catcher finds a … [Read more...]

6 ways to keep kids active and healthy when life gets busy. #HorizonB2S

6 Ways to Keep Kids Active and Healthy

Thank you to Horizon Organic for sponsoring this blog post. All opinions expressed are 100% my own. #HorizonB2S Summertime was so easy to keep my kids active. They love swimming, riding bikes and running around playing in the yard. Now that the oldest two are back in school, they don't have all that free play time every day. I have four boys, and if I have learned anything as a mom so far, it's that boys have got tons of energy that they … [Read more...]

Tips for Hosting an Outlander Viewing Party + Outlander Scotland Sweepstakes


If you have not joined the millions of viewers who have fallen in love with Jamie Fraser the Outlander TV series, you've really got to clear your schedule next Saturday night at 9pm EST/PST. Tune in to STARZ for the latest episode of Outlander. You won't regret it! Watch a Sneak Preview of Outlander Even better, invite your friends over for an Outlander viewing party. (Just be sure the kiddos are in bed, because there may be scenes that are … [Read more...]

Fruit of the Loom + Bonus Packs = FREE Undies for Back To School #TGIBTS

Moms Party #TGIBTS

This post brought to you by Fruit of the Loom. All opinions are 100% mine. Summer is winding down and students everywhere are gearing up for school. It's time to Start Happy® once again! I know some math that will make moms and kids very happy: Fruit of the Loom® + Bonus Packs = FREE Undies for Back To School Look for Fruit of the Loom Bonus Packs at Walmart and Target. Bonus packs come with three FREE pairs of underwear (total 8 for boys, … [Read more...]

How to Make Fruit Pizza

Fruit Pizza Mini Fruit Pizza Recipe

Fruit Pizza is a fun dessert pizza that is probably the most healthy pizza you can eat. Okay, so we do use a sugar cookie crust and a cream cheese frosting...but just focus on all the nutritious fruit and berry toppings! I have made these for years, and one of the best things about fruit pizza is that they are a nice thing to serve just about any time of day. I have used them for mid-morning party food, after school snacks for kids and as a … [Read more...]