Sports Books For Kids by Sports Illustrated Kids + Giveaway

sports books for kids

Sports Illustrated Kids recently sent us two of their newest titles: FOOTBALL Then to WOW! and What Are The CHANCES? The WILDEST PLAYS in Sports. This blog post may contain affiliate links.  My sons (ages 10 and 7) are very interested in sports, especially football. Sports Illustrated Kids presents sports history and trivia in a fun and engaging way through books like FOOTBALL Then to WOW! The books is full of large full-color photographs … [Read more...]

Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce Recipe

honey mustard dipping sauce

One of my favorite dipping sauces has always been honey mustard. I especially love it with chicken strips or chicken nuggets. Until recently, I had never thought about trying to make it at home. I usually buy honey mustard at the store, but it never tastes quite like the kind of honey mustard restaurants serve. … [Read more...]

5 ways to stay fresh between showers + Cottonelle Coupons

Cottonelle flushable wipes #letstalkbums

Thank you to Cottonelle for sponsoring this discussion about 5 easy ways to stay fresh between showers. All opinions about the importance of clean bums and how much I love Cottonelle products are my own.  In a perfect world, I would have time to bathe at least twice a day. It makes me feel good to be clean. But most of us usually only have the chance to take one shower per day. If you take an average ten minute long shower, that leaves a whole … [Read more...]

Quick and Easy Chicken Penne Pasta Recipe

chicken penne pasta recipe Pasta Fits

I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Mom Central for the National Pasta Association. I received pasta samples and a stipend to facilitate the creation of pasta recipes as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. #MC #PastaFits Quick and easy weeknight dinners are a must now that school is back in session. A few years ago, my mother-in-law taught me a neat trick. She "shops" her fridge for whatever veggies … [Read more...]

Make a Captain America Shield Cookie Cake and The Winter Soldier/M&Ms Coupon

#shop captain america shield big cookie cake

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #HeroesEatMMs #CollectiveBias #shop My boys love all the Marvel superheroes, and they especially love Captain America! The latest Captain America movie, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, is now available on DVD. We are getting ready for our Captain America watch party, where we plan to eat superhero-inspired treats like this Captain … [Read more...]

Frito-Lay Nacho Throwdown: VOTE for The 12th Man Nachos Recipe

frito lay nachos recipe

Thank you to Frito-Lay for sponsoring this blog post. All opinions expressed are 100% my own.  I am so excited that it is finally football season again! One of my favorite things to do is watch football games with my boys. We also like to invite friends over for football parties. It's one of the best excuses EVER to eat all sorts of good food. Game Day snacks and recipes are as traditional as team jerseys and cheers. Our favorite Game Day … [Read more...]

Easy Crock Pot Recipes: 2-ingredient Mexican Chicken

easy slow cooker chicken recipe

About a month ago I was so desperate to NOT have to go out to the grocery store for dinner ingredients that I decided to toss together the only things I really had on hand: frozen chicken breasts and a large bottle of salsa. I put them into my crock pot, turned it on and hoped for the best. A few hours later, I opened up the crock pot, used a fork to pull apart the chicken, and was very happy with the result. Perfectly easy shredded Mexican … [Read more...]

September Beauty Finds: Apothederm, Mally, Vineyard Hill Naturals, GLOSSYBOX, Neutrogena

vineyard hills naturals

The following products were sent to me for my consideration. I was under no obligation to include them in a beauty product reviews post. All opinions expressed are 100% my own. This blog post may contain affiliate links.  I have a lot of beauty finds to share with you this week. And it's quite the variety of products. From high end lipsticks to hydrating hand creams...I have been busy trying them all. Some brands are names I have known for … [Read more...]

5 Tips for Organizing School Supplies

organization tips school supplies

This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Office Depot, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #inspirestudents #teacherschangelives This blog post may contain affiliate links.  We keep a treasure trove of school supplies on hand at home. The kids use them for homework, school projects and even just for fun. All of those pencils, markers, and glue sticks … [Read more...]