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 […]

How Big Brother Helps Fill Dad’s Role During Deployment #JohnsonsDaddyDos

big brother bonding with sister while brushing hair

I’ve partnered with JOHNSON’S® Baby as an ambassador. My husband readily admits that he’s not the best at “doing hair.” I’m the hair-doer in this household, whether it’s a lattice braid, heart-shaped braid, or other “Hair Experiment.” My husband celebrates when he does a ponytail (it’s kind-of adorable). While he might not style hair the […]

Bloggers: How to Add Analytics Code to WP Touch for Mobile Tracking

Fix mobile usability issues found on

Fellow blogging friends, if you haven’t already heard, starting April 21st, Google will start penalizing website owners that do not have a mobile-friendly template installed on their sites. Up until now, you had a choice – go mobile or don’t. And if you didn’t, nothing happened to you – until now. If you had mobile implemented on […]

Deployment Thoughts

dad facetime deployed

“Mom, I think you should make this barbecue chicken like this from now on..” my teen mumbled with sauce decorating the corner of her mouth. I’m not sure why I chose to make it differently this time, perhaps to save time, I guess? But I agree with her, it was the sauciest, lip-smackingly wonderful barbecue […]

Reinvent Yourself with Netflix Movies #streamteam

Reinvent Yourself with Titles from Netflix

I’m a compensated member of the Netflix Stream Team. When you were a kid, did you ever think about what you wanted to be when you grew up? Did you ever actually play it out in real life – pretending to be a doctor with patients, or a teacher with students, or a rock star […]

NEW Disney’s Cinderella Coloring Pages and Activity Sheets

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!