I am SO PROUD of Myself!!

There was a time when I sat in my room, barely able to get out of bed, worrying incessantly about how I was going to do it. I was ruining my life by wallowing in the depression that comes with a major life change. I wanted the change, badly, but was not prepared for the feelings of failure, the berating of myself for allowing me to get in that situation and the total loss of ...

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How the Bruce Jenner Interview Changed my Opinion of the Kardashian Family

I am going to preface this by saying I have never seen an episode of Keeping up with the Kardashians. It is simply not my type of show. Saying that, my previous opinion of them has mainly been fueled by social media. The constant nude shots of Kim, the horrible selfish rants of Kanye and the constant pressure from them to focus on their image instead of a positive message that could benefit society make ...

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To the Parents Who Don't Watch their Kids in Public

About once a week, a dear friend and I take our kids out to dinner together. We like to take the kids to a place where they can run around a little, play a little and just be kids. There is one place in our town that we love. The parents can sit under cover and watch their kids play in a large open area. They absolutely love it! If you follow me on Facebook, ...

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Trips with Kids are Entertaining and other Tales of Motherhood

This blog post is sponsored by Mott’s and SocialMoms. The opinions and ideas expressed here are my own. #Motts  #spon @Motts It does not take much to inspire me as a mom. I have three requirements. I must be interested, I must see the value of said accomplishment and it has to be easy. In fact, you can scratch the first two. It just has to be easy. No task in motherhood is more necessary to be ...

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A Mommy Time Out Tea Party

Easy Tips for A Mommy Time Out Tea Party I do not know a single person who is not busy. We all are. What makes us busier is kids. School schedules, work schedules, life schedules and more collide to take our time away and leave not much behind. But as moms, we need a moment away. For many of us, our only real break is bedtime. We need more. Like a pretty table and pretty plates with a ...

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In The Spotlight

Trips with Kids are Entertaining and other Tales of Motherhood #spon @Motts

Trips with Kids are Entertaining and other Tales of Motherhood

FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestE-mail This blog post is sponsored by Mott’s and SocialMoms. The opinions and ideas expressed here are my own. #Motts  #spon @Motts It does not take much to inspire me as a mom. I have three requirements. I must be interested, I must see the value of said accomplishment and it has to be easy. […]

Cinco de Mayo Recipes: Avocado Chipotle Dip, Mojito Mayo Dip and a Sombrero Fruit Plate #DelimexFiesta #ad

Cinco de Mayo Recipes: Avocado Chipotle Dip, Mojito Mayo Dip and a Sombrero Fruit Plate

FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestE-mail This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #DelimexFiesta #CollectiveBias As April comes to a close and the school year winds down, we have some celebrations coming! While Mother’s Day is awesome and I can’t wait to spend the day with my kids, Cinco de […]

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I am SO PROUD of Myself!!

I am SO PROUD of Myself!!

FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestE-mail There was a time when I sat in my room, barely able to get out of bed, worrying incessantly about how I was going to do it. I was ruining my life by wallowing in the depression that comes with a major life change. I wanted the change, badly, but was not prepared for […]

How the Bruce Jenner Interview Changed my Opinion of the Kardashian Family #BruceJennerABC

How the Bruce Jenner Interview Changed my Opinion of the Kardashian Family

FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestE-mail I am going to preface this by saying I have never seen an episode of Keeping up with the Kardashians. It is simply not my type of show. Saying that, my previous opinion of them has mainly been fueled by social media. The constant nude shots of Kim, the horrible selfish rants of Kanye […]

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Recipes

Cinco de Mayo Recipes: Avocado Chipotle Dip, Mojito Mayo Dip and a Sombrero Fruit Plate #DelimexFiesta #ad

Cinco de Mayo Recipes: Avocado Chipotle Dip, Mojito Mayo Dip and a Sombrero Fruit Plate

FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestE-mail This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #DelimexFiesta #CollectiveBias As April comes to a close and the school year winds down, we have some celebrations coming! While Mother’s Day is awesome and I can’t wait to spend the day with my kids, Cinco de […]

Slushies and Watermelon Cookies #PourMoreFun #ad

Summertime Slushies and Watermelon Cookies

FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestE-mail This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PourMoreFun #CollectiveBias Summer is upon us and in Texas that means heat, heat, heat. I am always looking for fun ways to cool my kids down. Aside from the standard ice water, I like to create fun treats […]

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Disney

Into the Woods on Blu-Ray DVD is Here

Into the Woods on Blu-Ray DVD is Here

FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestE-mail **I received this DVD for review purposes only. All opinions are my own.** The blockbuster hit, Into the Woods is now out on Blu-Ray DVD!  Into the Woods is a modern twist on several beloved fairy tales, intertwining the plots of a few choice stories and exploring the consequences of the characters’ wishes and […]

Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast DVD Review and Giveaway

Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast DVD Review and Giveaway

FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestE-mail **I received this DVD as a thank you for posting this promotion. All opinions are my own.** We have been Tinker Bell’d out in this house over the last month or so. We had an amazing Tinker Bell and the Legend of the NeverBeast viewing party and everyone had an amazing time! Now we […]

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Crafts & DIY

Spoil Yourself with DIY Lemon Lavender Bath Gel and Indulgent 'Good Job' Snacks #SkinnyCowMoments #ad

Spoil Yourself with DIY Body Wash and Indulgent ‘Good Job’ Snacks

FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestE-mail This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SkinnyCowMoments #CollectiveBias Mama is getting herself up, out and in better shape by adding running to her tennis schedule. I have been using an app on my phone to force myself out. Turns out, I actually love […]

Go All Natural with Homemade Body Scrub and Homemade Linen Spray #NaturalGoodness #ad

Go All Natural with Homemade Body Scrub and Homemade Linen Spray

FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestE-mail This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #NaturalGoodness #CollectiveBias GET $1.00 off ANY Tom’s of Maine product purchase at Walmart NOW! It does not take much to live a happy life. It takes loving those who love you, showing appreciation to yourself and others and […]

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Travel

Omni Barton Creek Resort and Spa, a Perfect Getaway for Us

Omni Barton Creek Resort and Spa, a Perfect Getaway for Us

FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestE-mail **I received a compensated night and a free spa service in exchange for this post. All opinions are my own.** I packed the kids into the car and headed off on a grey day to the Omni Barton Creek Resort and Spa. Spring Break was shaping up to be rainy and dreary so an […]

Studio Movie Grille #GoHouston

Studio Movie Grill: Take in a Movie and a Meal

FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestE-mail **This post is in partnership with New Creative Media and the representing company. All opinions are my own.** #GoHouston Any time a movie comes out that I want to see, I have to consider the time I go to the theater, the ability for my kids to sit through it and the affordability of the […]

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Product Reviews

Encourage Imagination with a Pacific Play Tents Canvas Teepee

Encourage Imagination with a Pacific Play Tents Canvas Teepee & Enter to WIN a $50 Gift Card

FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestE-mail **I received this item for review purposes only. All opinions are my own.** The sun is shining, the birds are chirping and my kids need to go outside! No more stuck in the house because it is cold excuses! I’ll open the windows, breath in the air and let the joy of warmer weather […]

Into the Woods on Blu-Ray DVD is Here

Into the Woods on Blu-Ray DVD is Here

FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestE-mail **I received this DVD for review purposes only. All opinions are my own.** The blockbuster hit, Into the Woods is now out on Blu-Ray DVD!  Into the Woods is a modern twist on several beloved fairy tales, intertwining the plots of a few choice stories and exploring the consequences of the characters’ wishes and […]

graco all in one car seat

WIN a Graco Milestone Car Seat!

FacebookTwitterGoogle+PinterestE-mail I am back with an amazing car seat giveaway from Graco! In partnership with The Mommyhood Chronicles, I am pleased to bring you this brand new, innovative car seat giveaway that you could win! Hurry and enter BELOW! *My sister Shara is a blog contributor for my site. Her opinions are her own and […]

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