Pumpkin Parfait Recipe #SnackandSmile

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of General Mills. The opinions and text are all mine. #SnackandSmile There's got to be a direct connection between the autumn leaves turning colors and my sudden inexplicable cravings for pumpkin pie! Fall flavors are the best, aren't they? It seems like I just can't get enough of the warm spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and cloves. A delicious snack that covers all the best … [Read more...]

Carob Nut Banana Protein Smoothie Recipe

This post brought to you by AllWhites Egg Whites. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Mom Always Finds Out. #AllWhitesEggWhites My kids and I don't eat a lot of meat. We aren't vegetarian or on a special diet, we just don't have the desire to eat meat every day. Since protein is an important part of a healthy diet, especially for growing kids, we look to other protein sources besides meat. There are many kid-friendly … [Read more...]

Is She Getting Enough Calcium? Nutrition Tips For Teen Girls

This is a product-provided, sponsored conversation on behalf of Viactiv that contains affiliate links. I received Viactiv products for my own personal use. All opinions, text and experiences are my own. As a mom to young four boys, I often get comments from other parents like, "Just wait til your boys are teenagers - teen boys eat A LOT!" And I am sure it is true. My grocery bill is going to skyrocket when my boys hit their adolescent growth … [Read more...]

Halloween Treat Ideas: Wendy’s FREE Frosty Coupon Booklets

This post brought to you by Wendy’s. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Mom Always Finds Out. My kids look forward to their Halloween care package from my mom every year. She always includes at least one or two Wendy's Halloween Coupon Books for them. It's her way of sending them a Frosty treat they can enjoy anytime. We use our Wendy's free Jr. Frosty coupons to celebrate the end of the school week. On the way home from … [Read more...]

Baby Essentials Moms Can Buy in Bulk To Save Money

This post was sponsored by Sam’s Club®, however, the text and opinions are all my own. #MomSavesAtSamsClub Preparing for a baby is a big deal. Babies need lots of stuff, especially the first year. There's diapers, wipes, clothing, and food just to name a few. A convenient way to shop for baby essentials and save money is to buy in bulk at Sam's Club. Buying in bulk gives you the chance to stock up on the things your family needs at … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Pumpkin Spice Applesauce Recipe (No Sugar Added)

A few weeks ago, one of my kids insisted that I buy a HUGE bag of Red Delicious apples at Costco. He does take an apple to school nearly every day, but never has he eaten the Red Delicious kind. I tried to convince him he should get Granny Smiths or Gala or any other kind of apple we already knew he would like. But no. He's 11 years old going on 16, and there was nothing I could say to convince him he wanted anything other than the Red Delicious … [Read more...]

Easy Snacks For Kids: Peanut Butter and Graham Cracker Sandwich Bites #HorizonSnacks

My kids have been back to school for a couple of weeks now. Last week, I started volunteering to help out with my son's Kindergarten class at morning recess. Let me tell you, these kids are starving by mid-morning! They have been working hard and their little bodies and brains are ready for a healthy snack. Children need wholesome snacks to make it through the long hours of a school day. At home, my kids can snack whenever they feel hungry. At … [Read more...]

The Latest Building Toys from K’NEX K-FORCE and TINKERTOY + a Giveaway

My family received K'NEX and Tinkertoy sets for our review. As always, the opinions expressed within the blog post are 100% honest and my own. The giveaway sponsor is responsible for prize fulfillment. This blog post may contain affiliate links.  We recently built our first K-FORCE Build and Blast Mini Cross Building Set. This 82-piece set is recommended for ages 8+. Younger kids will probably need adult help to build their blaster. My … [Read more...]

The Good Dinosaur Coloring Pages #GoodDino

I would not being doing my job as mom to a dinosaur loving child if I didn't take the opportunity to share these free printable The Good Dinosaur Coloring Pages with you. Disney/Pixar's The Good Dinosaur movie opens in theaters November 25. I know what our family will be seeing this Thanksgiving holiday!   I have heard that this will be one of those movies to make you cry. My kids think it is funny when I cry at movies (I cried a … [Read more...]