Holiday Gift Guide for Kids: Chillafish BMXie Balance Bike

Balance Bike For Kids

Thank you to Chillafish for providing us with a BMXie Balance Bike. All opinions in this blog post are my own and based on personal experiences with the product. This blog post may contain affiliate links.  My youngest 2 children have had the benefit of balance bikes from a young age. I put my baby on his first balance bike before he turned two years old! It took him weeks of practice, but at two years old, he was able to zip around on his … [Read more...]

Princess Elsa and Anna’s Hot Chocolate with Sparkle Marshmallows

elsa and anna's hot chocolate

Have you heard of a movie called Frozen? It's about two princesses who live in a really cold place. Oh, you HAVE heard of Princess Elsa and Anna? So you must know how they like to keep warm by drinking a special white hot chocolate with colorful sparkle marshmallows! Do you want to build a snowman? Winter is the perfect time to have a snowman building party with your friends. Once you're done, come back inside for some of Princess Elsa and … [Read more...]

How to host a ‘Frozen’ Sing-Along Party with Disney’s ‘Frozen’ Sing-Along DVD

frozen sing along party

One of the best things my family did last summer was go to Disney In Concert at Deer Valley (Utah). It was totally okay for the crowd to sing along with the cast. The big finale was Frozen's "Let It Go" and well, you can imagine hundreds of audience members belting out the chorus. It was so fun!   Disney's Frozen Sing-Along Edition DVD is THE PERFECT HOLIDAY GIFT for Frozen fans. … [Read more...]

Mix it up on Spaghetti Night! Try this Creamy Spaghetti Recipe

Creamy Spaghetti Recipe

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. #PastaFits #MC We eat spaghetti pretty often at my house, and it's always the same old, same old. Even though we really like the same old, same old spaghetti, something different is always good for a … [Read more...]

7 Natural Cold Remedies for Kids and Little Remedies All-Natural Relief

Little Remedies Nasal Spray

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Little Remedies. I received product samples to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. #LittleRemedies #MC Most kids get between 8 and 12 colds per year. The common cold usually lasts 7-10 days, which can seem like forever to a child who isn't feeling well. There are several ways parents can try to ease their child's cold … [Read more...]

Baby Gifts on Trend: Estella Hand-Knit Baby Rattles

Purse Rattle by Estella

Shopping for a one-of-a-kind baby gift? Estella hand-knit baby rattles are just the thing for fashionable babies. These rattles are fun and full of personality. The Fall 2014 collection features an adorable yellow Taxi Rattle (inspired  by vintage New York taxis), pink and blue Bunny Rattles, a bright red Fire Truck Rattle and many more. It's hard to pick just one to give to baby! That is why I just had to pick two...I adore the posh purple … [Read more...]

Skillet Lasagna Recipe + Farberware Cookware Set Giveaway


I pretty much automatically love any quick dinner recipes to feed my family during the week. Lasagna is one of our favorite meals, but I would have never considered it to be a "fast and easy" meal. My usual homemade lasagna recipe has to bake for at least an hour. I love it, but it's just not something I can whip out on a busy weeknight. So...I was shocked when I made this Skillet Lasagna Recipe that tastes so much like my regular lasagna, but … [Read more...]

5 places in your house with more germs than the toilet. #TryZep

Zep Commercial Cleaners

I cleaned up with Zep Commercial® as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars. All opinions are my own based on my personal experiences using Zep products. #TryZep #SocialStars Your toilet is NOT the germiest place in your house. There are other places that scientists say are much, much dirtier. I'm not writing this to totally gross you out. (Even though I admit, this is a shockingly gross fact.) But we all need to know where … [Read more...]

Kids love Kix Cereal Pop-Out Boxes and Storybooks

Kix cereal box toy

Thank you to Kix Cereal for sponsoring today's discussion on the new cereal boxes and Kix Cereal Adventures! All opinions expressed are my own. Over the past few years, Kix has fueled kids' imaginations by sharing crafts, science experiments and activities on their website and Facebook page. Kix takes children's creativity to the next level with new pop out cereal box designs. The newly designed boxes are totally different than anything … [Read more...]