Rocking Out this Summer with Bomb Pop

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Why is it so hot in the summer? Whyyyyyy? I am joking. I know why.  It is so we can wear shorts and eat Bomb Pops while lounging about in the air conditioner.  That's what I do during the summer  I actually love the summer. I love being able to wear tank tops and flip flops. I especially love eating Bomb Pops because they are the icy treat of my childhood.  This time last year I threw a Bomb Pop party for my niece and she had such a good time. I am super thankful to be able to do that for her again and honor both the National Bomb Pop Day on June … [Read more...]

Family Friendly Fun in Las Vegas

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Family friendly fun in Las Vegas When we think about Las Vegas, usually we conjure up images of adult-only activity, from drinking in bars to gambling away our hard-earned cash or running away to get married. Contrary to popular belief however, the City of Sin does actually boast a huge variety of family friendly activities, many of which do not have to be harmful to your back pocket. If you are anything like me, you save up all year for a great vacation and you want to be able to fit as many fun events in as you can! Whether it’s a cultural … [Read more...]

Park Playdate at Veterans Park for the Win

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I have been so busy this summer.  I am sure I have mentioned that when we moved five years ago that we moved almost an hour from all of our friends and family.  So all summer I have been driving back and forth from my mom's house or my grandmother's house.  This week I have gotten gas three times at $65 each time.  In ONE week.  I have been picking up teenagers and driving my mom to her appointments and doing lots of coupon shopping.  I am tired.  I am glad that I have a great park that is sort of nearby so that we can decompress and get rid of the … [Read more...]

Fun in Birmingham with Camp Spark

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The following post is sponsored by FitFluential LLC on behalf of Camp Spark. It is almost summer and my kids are already acting like they have too much energy to burn. They are running around the house like its a football field. I know it is only going to get worse.  Kids need something to occupy their mind and bodies. I make a list at the beginning of each summer for my kids and we try to make it through the list by the end.  They feel like its an adventure trying to fit all the cool trips and activities in. One of the things my older son always … [Read more...]

Stonyfield Organic Yogurt Pouches – Organic Fun On the Go!

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“I participated in a Blogger Activation on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Stonyfield. I received coupons to facilitate my shopping trip and a promotional item to thank me for participating.”Like most parents I live in a whirlwind of activities. I never manage to get anything done on time because every single time I schedule myself some time to work it is also time for a doctors appointment or a visit to the orthodontist (who steals all my money) or even an impromptu visit to Mawmaw because she wants to see us and I am entirely too dependent on … [Read more...]

Making Milk More Delicious with MilkSplash

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Do your kids enjoy milk? Like most children I know, my children are obsessed with milk.  My youngest son has always loved it and he always asks me every day if he can have some choc choc.  That is his word for chocolate milk.  He likes plain milk if we do not have chocolate syrup but he prefers choc choc.  Well, choc choc is FULL of sugar.  When I started trying to become more healthy I looked up the calories for the syrup and milk and it was over 300 calories for one cup of milk.  I told my husband that we had to cut back.  So when we were … [Read more...]

Well Beginnings Diapers and Wipes at Walgreens are a Hit!

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Well Beginnings. #WellBeginnings As as newly minted stay at home mom (does 10 months count as newly minted), I am always on diaper duty.  My husband is rarely home while the kids are awake so he is lucky enough to get out of that chore.  Moriah is my third baby and after three I can tell you all there is to know about diapers.  My second child didn't potty train until he was three.  I have been through my fair share of brands, sizes, and shapes.  All three of my children were huge when they were … [Read more...]

Ten Great Gardening Products for your Little Gardener

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Are you ready for some fun outdoors with your children? I love gardening with my boys.  They like to be outside and I like to teach them that they can create something special that they can care for themselves. The Ultimate Step-by-Step Kids' First Gardening Book   This exciting new book contains more than 150 projects suitable for every child from 5 to 12. An introduction covers all the basics, and eight hands-on project chapters then follow, covering everyday techniques, edible treats, flower power, craft projects, wildlife gardening … [Read more...]