Summer Family Indoor Fun with Netflix #StreamTeam

Mako Mermaids: Season 3

I’m a compensated member of the Netflix Stream Team. School’s about to be out for the summer, hooray! Our days are about to be filled with backyard fun, swimming, traveling and ALL KINDS OF FUN! But, as we learned the very first week we moved here, IT RAINS! Ha! And some of our cherished summer […]

Surprise!

Baby V hugging daddy

Surprise! We’re moving you to Fort Bragg, because you promoted, and we need First Sergeants right now, so when you get here you’ll probably get a company within a couple months. Surprise! No, no you’re not getting a company. You’ve been away too long. Oh, and you’re getting deployed. Surprise! Your husband isn’t leaving for deployment […]

One Minute to Spare

cartwheels

I’d snuck into our room, seeing her snoring away, mouth agape, nestled like a baby with her legs tucked underneath her, but she’d fallen asleep in her clothes from the day before. It’s okay, I said to myself, I’ll wake her up early so she can shower. It wasn’t like I wasn’t up already with her older siblings, […]

Bloodline on Netflix: Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire #StreamTeam

Lying and Honesty - Titles including Bloodline on Netflix

I’m a compensated member of the Netflix Stream Team. The Rayburns, from the new Netflix original series, Bloodline, have some dark family secrets they’re willing to do anything to keep from coming out — lying included. While you may not know the Rayburn clan just yet, The Philadelphia Inquirer calls Bloodline “an intricately drawn and […]

Less Lunch-Making Stress with Mott’s Snack and Go

Easy school lunch with Mott's Snack and Go

This blog post is sponsored by Mott’s and SocialMoms. The opinions and ideas expressed here are my own. In all my lunch-making prowess serving up creative leftovers and sides to my children for Operation Awesome School Lunch, I’ve been stuck a little in the fruit department, especially for the little ones. They don’t have a […]

When Shopping With 6 Kids Goes Wrong. Way Way Very Bad Wrong.

RESCUE Spray

This blog post is part of a paid SocialMoms and RESCUE blogging program. I haven’t had too many issues with the kids, now that my husband is deployed and it’s just me. I thought I’d have a lot more than I do, but we’re managing quite fantastically at home. I have a few tough, stressful […]

Natural, Non-Toxic Bug Spray with Young Living Essential Oils

Make your own Bug Be Gone spray with Young Living essential oils

Spring is here, and that means the bugs return. I’m doing my best to take all the precautions I can to create an all-natural bug spray to prevent their invasion into my home, especially since my Champion of Bug Killing Extraordinaire is currently deployed and half way around the world. We live in North Carolina […]

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

Omron Fitness Tracker

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 […]