Summer Fun with Backyard Water Toys from H20GO!

This is a sponsored review for H20GO! Backyard Water Toys. We are ready to rock the summer of 2016, baby! We’ve partnered with H20GO! to sample some of their amazing, colorful, and exciting backyard water toys. This is the company that revolutionized backyard water fun last summer with their launch of the first and only water slide with […]

Unleash your “LEGO-tivity” in March with Netflix #StreamTeam

I’m a compensated member of the Netflix Stream Team. The journey starts with the very first block, Using your imagination absolutely rocks! Creativity is awesome, just like best friends, Building together, the fun never ends! Kids get inspired and parents knowingly smile, Expressions of art and engineering make it worthwhile! Meet us on the couch, […]

Fuller House on Netflix, TV for the Fam, & Family Night In #StreamTeam

I’m a compensated member of the Netflix Stream Team. I watched Full House religiously as a child, and I’m thrilled Netflix has brought back the original cast (sans the twins) for 13 episodes of Fuller House. I truly hope there are more seasons past this one! Did you check it out yet? Here’s a sneak […]

9 pm is the New Midnight This New Year’s Eve for Kids and Netflix #StreamTeam

I’m a compensated member of the Netflix Stream Team. If your children have trouble staying up until midnight on New Year’s Eve, now they don’t have to! Log into Netflix.com and let your kids choose their own special countdown – at any time they choose on December 31st – with one of their favorite Netflix […]

Say Hello to Fun Family Fitness and Goodbye to Your Couch with Goji Play 2.0

This is a sponsored post from my partnership with Blue Goji. My Goji Play 2.0 gaming experience, fitness opinions, and fashionable workout gear options are my own. I’m usually pretty religious with working out daily, but the past few months I’ve been far too inconsistent and in a bit of a rut emotionally. (And, I […]

Last-Minute Halloween Costume Ideas #StreamTeam #NetflixHalloween

I’m a compensated member of the Netflix Stream Team. Kids sure spend a lot of time figuring out what they want to be for Halloween. If yours are still searching for that perfect idea, look no further than their favorite Netflix characters for a little fun inspiration! Just ask mom Gina Lee, who teamed up with […]

Smart is the New Cool with Project Mc² on Netflix #StreamTeam

I’m a compensated member of the Netflix Stream Team. My daughter has been soooo excited about the new Netflix Original Series, Project Mc², that premiered on August 7th. The show features four supercool teen spies who show how girls can use their science smarts and math problem-solving skills to help save the world. Project Mc² […]

To The Edge and Beyond with Netflix #StreamTeam

I’m a compensated member of the Netflix Stream Team. My kids ADORE the new Dragons: Race to the Edge now on Netflix. Have you had a chance to check it out yet? Here’s a look at the all-new Netflix original my kids can’t get enough of! As an added treat, Netflix sent us a big […]

Kids in the Kitchen, Vegetarian-Style #MakeYourMove

I’ve partnered with Kohl’s for the #MakeYourMove campaign.  I mentioned in my last post how I’ve gotten my fitness groove back, and how exciting it is to see the changes to my body as well as to the fit in my clothing. My husband has joined me in this journey, too – we’re eating healthier, […]

Get Out, Get Walking, and Get Active with #walkoutwednesdays

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Omron Healthcare, Inc. Spring, heck yeah! I couldn’t be happier about the Spring weather finally hitting in our area, and being able to look forward to temperate weather almost every day. This little Omron Alvita Wireless Activity Tracker (HJ-327T) that I wrote about previously has inspired me […]

NEW Disney’s Cinderella Coloring Pages and Activity Sheets

Disney’s Cinderella is such a HUGE hit in the theatres right now! Every prince or princess wants to continue the magic at home by coloring with some Cinderella coloring pages and activity sheets, don’t they? Here’s the ENORMOUS list of all the fun and beautiful Cinderella Coloring Sheets, Activity Pages, and Printables for your prince or princess!

Handprint Calendar (Plus 15 Homemade Holiday Gift Ideas Kids Can Make)

The following post is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Horizon Organic. All thoughts, opinions, and baby helpers are mine. Kids are naturally creative, inquisitive creatures that always want to be involved with things. This isn’t any different when it comes to the holidays. They want to help decorate the tree or […]

Sofia the First Preschool Playdate #DisneyKids

Yesterday, we had the pleasure of inviting a few friends over for a fun Disney Preschool Princess Playdate! Our friends at Walt Disney World Resort and MomSelect sent us a wonderful celebration kit filled with fun stuff to help us pamper and shower our playdate guests with pixie dust! We used everything from the box, including fun […]

Happiness is ______ {2014-W46} #happinessis

We spent 52 weeks in 2013 celebrating what made us happy, and it WAS a fantastic year. Let’s make 2014 the year where we really truly focus on surrounding ourselves with only joy and happiness all year round, every month, every week, every day. Tell me, what makes you happy? What is it that you […]

Happiness is ______ {2014-W45} #happinessis

We spent 52 weeks in 2013 celebrating what made us happy, and it WAS a fantastic year. Let’s make 2014 the year where we really truly focus on surrounding ourselves with only joy and happiness all year round, every month, every week, every day. Tell me, what makes you happy? What is it that you […]

Surprise Secret Love Letters To Your Kids

So long as the weather holds out, we walk to and from school every day. Our neighborhood is fairly new, and filled with so much to admire and see while walking, to include a carved heart with someone’s name in the sidewalk from when the concrete was poured. “I wonder who wrote that in the pavement, […]

Halloween 2014

Halloween 2014 was a success! We’d planned and shopped and it went wonderfully! Baby V wasn’t nearly as afraid as we’d suspected she would be (except of Jeremy, can you believe it? He couldn’t be a pirate because she was afraid!) Turns out, his not being a pirate may have been a blessing in disguise […]

Ways to Use Your Leftover Halloween Candy

Oh, Halloween. We love you so hard. We love dressing up in costume, decorating the house, and throwing Halloween parties. The kids particularly love walking door-to-door to get all the candy their little trick-or-treat bags can hold, am I right? But once you’re home, and the Halloween craziness is over, once you’ve checked it to […]

Happiness is ______ {2014-W43} #happinessis

We spent 52 weeks in 2013 celebrating what made us happy, and it WAS a fantastic year. Let’s make 2014 the year where we really truly focus on surrounding ourselves with only joy and happiness all year round, every month, every week, every day. Tell me, what makes you happy? What is it that you […]

Happiness is ______ {2014-W42} #happinessis

We spent 52 weeks in 2013 celebrating what made us happy, and it WAS a fantastic year. Let’s make 2014 the year where we really truly focus on surrounding ourselves with only joy and happiness all year round, every month, every week, every day. Tell me, what makes you happy? What is it that you […]

Happiness is ______ {2014-W40} #happinessis

We spent 52 weeks in 2013 celebrating what made us happy, and it WAS a fantastic year. Let’s make 2014 the year where we really truly focus on surrounding ourselves with only joy and happiness all year round, every month, every week, every day. Tell me, what makes you happy? What is it that you […]

Pizza and a Movie Night with 18 Netflix Titles #StreamTeam

I’m a compensated member of the Netflix Stream Team. Now that school’s back in session, we’ve been celebrating the weekends heartily. With soccer games and schedules in full swing, it feels good to kick off our shoes on a Friday and not have to cook, y’know? With the busy hustle and bustle of the week, […]

Happiness is ______ {2014-W38} #happinessis

We spent 52 weeks in 2013 celebrating what made us happy, and it WAS a fantastic year. Let’s make 2014 the year where we really truly focus on surrounding ourselves with only joy and happiness all year round, every month, every week, every day. Tell me, what makes you happy? What is it that you […]

Orange List: Hot Costumes and Party Trends for 2014 from BuyCostumes.com #OrangeTuesday

I’m a BuyCostumes.com ambassador. Do you know what you’re going to be for Halloween yet? I’m still going back and forth on whether the family should do a group costume thing and be a super hero family. We’ve tried unsuccessfully to do group costumes in the past, but OMG, a family of supers makes me […]

Happiness is ______ {2014-W37} #happinessis

We spent 52 weeks in 2013 celebrating what made us happy, and it WAS a fantastic year. Let’s make 2014 the year where we really truly focus on surrounding ourselves with only joy and happiness all year round, every month, every week, every day. Tell me, what makes you happy? What is it that you […]

Happiness is ______ {2014-W36} #happinessis

We spent 52 weeks in 2013 celebrating what made us happy, and it WAS a fantastic year. Let’s make 2014 the year where we really truly focus on surrounding ourselves with only joy and happiness all year round, every month, every week, every day. Tell me, what makes you happy? What is it that you […]

Happiness is ______ {2014-W35} #happinessis

We spent 52 weeks in 2013 celebrating what made us happy, and it WAS a fantastic year. Let’s make 2014 the year where we really truly focus on surrounding ourselves with only joy and happiness all year round, every month, every week, every day. Tell me, what makes you happy? What is it that you […]