Best Thanksgiving Kid’s Books


With the Thanksgiving holidays coming up around the corner, I thought it would be awesome to showcase some great Thanksgiving books for kids. Here are just a few books you can find right now on Amazon. Keep in mind prices may go down or up due to the holidays. I find that the week before or after a holiday is a great time to shop. So if you love reading holiday books to your kids, then you can definitely find a few good inexpensive ones on this list! I love the Berenstain Bears and Amelia Bedelia. They are things I remember from my childhood and I … [Read more...]

Simple tips to help you concieve with Astroglide TTC


Starting or expanding your family can be a trying and stressful time. You can get to be so focused on conceiving that you forget to relax and let nature take its course. Naturally each and every one of us want to make sure we are doing everything we can to make conception possible and easy, and surprisingly not many folks know what's possible to give you peace of mind as you and your partner try to conceive. Luckily there are a few completely natural, very simple, and very positive steps you can take to feel like you are optimizing your chances of … [Read more...]

Box Tops for Education- Get Involved to Help Schools and Box Top Sash Craft


I wanted to talk more about specific things we are parents can do to help support our schools with the Box Tops for Education Program from General Mills. I touched on the program some in my last post, but just to hit the highlights again- it provides money directly to your school, no strings attached. The money can be spent on ANYTHING your school needs. Box Tops for Education has contributed more than $525 million to participating school since the start of the program in 1996- so this is real money that you can get for YOUR school that will have … [Read more...]

Box Tops for Education- Why Haven’t I Done This Before?


I think everyone in America has seen the Box Tops for Education on General Mills products at the grocery store. They're ubiquitous- every time I go grocery shopping I see the logo on the cereals we eat and the granola bars I pack for snacks. But it never really sunk in that this is a great way for schools until the start of this school year- there's a whole lot I didn't know about the program!   Did you know that Box Tops for Education provides money directly to your school? Box tops are worth $.10 each! It's one of the biggest school … [Read more...]

Trying to Conceive- Taking Steps to Help Your Journey with Astroglide TTC


Trying to start a family is simultaneously one of the most exciting and the most stressful times in a couple's lives. There are so many unknowns and so many things to try and get just right- not just the timing of starting or expanding your family, finances, living situations, family leave, etc. but also the anxiety and anticipation of actually conceiving. None of us know how hard or easy it'll be until we are going through it. I'd been told from my teens that I would have a very hard time having children and I was preparing for a rough road … [Read more...]

Back to School with OshKosh B’gosh! #BackToBgosh

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“I participated in a Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for OshKosh B’Gosh. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation.” This Fall when gearing up for your Back-to-School shopping, OshKosh B’gosh is once again offering up their fabulous and better than ever B’gosh Blue Jeans. #BackToBgosh And that’s fabulous news- sturdy, stylish, and classic, the B’gosh Blue Jeans are a Back-to-School staple for us! And this fall, OshKosh has some fabulous new pieces designed to look good at school -and- withstand your … [Read more...]

Financial Planning for a Sunny Day- Baby Makes Three!


Planning on expanding your family is a HUGE step. As much research as I did, there were so many more things I hadn't prepared for. For example, what happens when you get pregnant WAY WAY before you planned? That's what happened to my husband and me, and it really threw us for a loop! Our 'plan' involved diagnosed fertility issues. My husband and I thought we had it all figured out, the perfect timeline for someone with expected problems conceiving. We were 'planning' on two years from the time we started trying to have a baby to actually HAVING … [Read more...]

Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals & $25 Amazon GC Giveaway


Disclaimer: The Walmart gift cards and information have been provided by P&G Today I wanted to bring attention to an amazing organization, The Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, which helps over 10 million children in the United States and Canada every year. I would also like to bring attention to Walmart and Pampers who donated $200,000 dollars to CMHN in June 2015.  You can make your own donations as well! Since 1983 over five billions dollars has been raised to support research, training, purchase equipment and pay for care provided … [Read more...]

Thule Urban Glide Stroller Review- Smartsize Your Stroller Options


Boy, strollers have come a LONG way since I was pushing my oldest around in a clumsy four-wheeled contraption. Swiss designer Thule has come up with the *perfect* stroller- the ultimate all-in-one stroller that can go effortlessly from paved sidewalk to dirt path and even to hiking trail. I was seriously impressed with his much effort has been put into the design and functionality of this stroller, as well as making it lightweight and very nice to look at. So we decided to try the Thule Urban Glide out at our local park first. Most of the track is … [Read more...]

Help your favorite community project with Huggies Snug and Dry #UltraHug Selfie Contest!


This summer, celebrate the best of your local community spaces & projects and help your favorite community space win a grant from the Walmart Huggies Snug & Dry Ultra Hugs campaign! Huggies Snug & Dry Ultra Diapers are holding an #UltraHug Selfie Contest to help one lucky community initiative win a grant- and you can help! From April 20th until June 25th, Huggies will be accepting all selfies of you and your baby with the hashtag #UltraHug, and featuring them in a collage on the campaign landing page. On July 6th, voting will begin to … [Read more...]