5 Things To Consider When Shopping For a Toddler Car Seat

evenflo toddler car seat

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Evenflo®. The opinions and text are all mine. Your baby has outgrown their infant car seat. Now what? It is time to shop for a toddler car seat. The Evenflo Platinum Evolve 3-in-1 Combination Seat is a forward-facing car seat that will grow with your toddler. It transitions from a 5-Point Harness Booster into a Belt-Positioning and No Back Booster, which means this the last car seat … [Read more...]

DIY Curly Ribbon Hair Ties + Faultless Starch $1,000 Giveaway

diy curly ribbon hair ties

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Faultless/Bon Ami Company. All opinions are 100% mine. You will never hear me tell a story about how much I love to iron clothes. Ironing is a challenging chore for me. It actually takes practice and skill to iron the wrinkles out of clothes. Don't believe me? I dare you to iron a men's long sleeved dress shirt. It's a real job. My husband has to wear a suit and dress shirt to work. He has … [Read more...]

Minion Craft: Make-a-Minion Lip Balm

make a minion lip balm craft

This minion craft is inspired by our favorite Despicable Me and Minions movies. We love the minions! I happened to see my blue and yellow eos lip balms together and thought, these could be easily turned into minions. I was right. It only takes a few minutes with googly eyes and a glue gun. I'll tell you how I did it. My kids went way more nuts over these minion lip balms than I expected. Judging from their reactions, I think it is safe to say … [Read more...]

5 Ways To Beat the Summer Slide with a Kids Tablet

summer learning kids tablet

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Corning®. The opinions and text are all mine. #GorillaGlass There are two types of summer slides. The first kind is the fun playground slide kids know and love. The second kind refers to kids' summer learning loss. Over the school break, students can forget a lot of what they learned and fall out of practice with academic skills. The good news is that this kind of "Summer Slide" can … [Read more...]

Practice Yoga in Style with Balini Sports LoveWithin Capris

Balini Sports Yoga Capris

Thank you to Balini Sports for sending me LoveWithin Yoga Capris for review. All opinions expressed in this blog post are my 100% my own, based on my personal experiences with the product. This is my first pair of Balini Sports yoga capris. The first thing to notice is the lovely Indigo and Peach colors. Nearly all of my yoga pants are black -- and if they aren't black, they are gray. So the bright, cheery color options for the LoveWithin … [Read more...]

Easy and Kid-Friendly Day Hikes: Grotto Falls Utah

grotto falls day hikes in utah

The Grotto Falls trail is a fast and easy day hike along a shallow stream that ends at a nice waterfall. This is one of the easiest kid-friendly hiking trails we have ever done in Utah. The dirt trail to the falls is only .3 miles (making this hike total .6 miles round trip.) It only takes about 15 minutes! The Grotto Falls trail head is located on the Nebo Scenic Loop Road in Payson, Utah. It is not hard to find the well-marked trail … [Read more...]

Hiking Essentials for Family Day Hikes

hiking essentials family day hikes

It is important to me to protect my family's skin from sun damage. I have partnered with Banana Boat® to share our favorite hiking essentials, including sun care products. All opinions expressed are 100% my own. My family does a lot of hiking together. We enjoy exploring new trails with our kids. Sometimes we go on short day hikes and other times, the hikes may take all day long. It just depends on where we go. You don't need to take along … [Read more...]

Ramen Noodle Salad Recipe (Perfect for Potlucks)

ramen noodle salad recipe

This Ramen Noodle Salad Recipe is perfect for potlucks. But there's no need to wait for a potluck dinner invitation. Go ahead and enjoy this delicious crunchy ramen coleslaw salad today. It's ready to serve in 15 minutes or less! The first time I had a Ramen Noodle Salad was at a family reunion dinner. There were so many people there that I never found out who made it so I could ask for the recipe. Leave it to good ole Pinterest to save the … [Read more...]

Super Fun Summer Learning Activities For Kids

Super Fun Summer Learning Activities For

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Carson-Dellosa. I reviewed the free content on their website to facilitate my review and a promotional item to thank me for my participation. #SmarterSummer Summer vacation is one of the best times of the year at our house. I am just as ready for a break from school as my kids. That said, I don't want them to totally unplug their brains and forget the things they … [Read more...]