Re-Entering the Work Force? Let Mom Corps YOU Help!

Mom Corps YOU

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting (#MC) for Mom Corps YOU. I received a free trial to facilitate my review and a promotional item as a thank you for participating. When my son was born, I knew I’d be going back to work. I also knew that I’d be changing up my […]

Baby Shower Gift Ideas Inspired by the PBJ Kids’ Expo

Baby Shower Gift Ideas

A couple weeks ago, I got a chance to do something totally different (to me) and exciting. I visited a baby and kids’ expo called PBJ: Play, Baby, Juvenile located at Dallas Market Center. It was a unique experience and I got to check out some awesome new baby and kid products that I hadn’t […]

Wordy Wednesday

Wordy Wednesday

I’m mostly healthy again this week, which is great. Yay for health! I was also super busy…my dad came to town, and when Papa and Gran are in town, we like to show them around! Which means I have some fun Dallas content coming up this week…we visited an airplane museum and a big cat […]

Lions, and Tigers, and Servals, Oh My! Meet the Big Cats at In-Sync Exotics

Lion at In-Sync Exotics

This last weekend, we had my Dad and his wife visiting from California. When Papa and Gran come to visit, we love to take them to all of the fun local spots. One of their favorite places to see (and a place we take all of our visitors) is the big cat sanctuary at In-Sync […]

Family Movie Night with Tony’s Pizza (and…10 Movies the Whole Family can Enjoy!)

10 Movies for the Entire Family

This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and Tony’s Pizza, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #tonyspizzeria As my kids start to grow up a little bit, spending time together as a family becomes easier and takes on new meaning. Everyone is able to […]

Free Weekly Meal Plans – Week 2

Free Weekly Meal Plans

I missed getting last week’s meal plan up, due to being sick and unwilling to even look at my laptop for nearly a week, but I’m BACK! And I have a free weekly meal plan up for you! I’m doing this a little differenly this week. We actually start our Meal Planning on Sundays, so […]

6 Ways to Increase Comments on Your Blog

How to Increase Blog Comments

One of the areas with my blog that I’ve recently put a lot of love and energy into is creating community. As bloggers, we want our voices to be heard, and I know that for a long time, it felt like I was just posting content to a Bloggy Black Hole. That can be frustrating! […]

Who Wants to Win COFFEE? Seattle’s Best Giveaway!

Seattle's Best Prize

Okay, coffee lovers – this is for you! It’s a Seattle’s Best giveaway, and there are going to be FIVE winners. Woohoo! Seattle’s Best has a new House Blend, and even though I don’t drink coffee (I know, what a weirdo), this new House Blend was a huge hit in our house…and with the neighbors. […]

Wordy Wednesday (I Almost Forgot!)

Wordy Wednesday

I was in such bad shape last week, I haven’t even started going through all of the awesome posts linked up to last week’s Wordy Wednesday. But I’m going to read and share them all – I promise. I wasn’t expecting to get sick and the tornado that follows when Mom’s not available for nearly five […]

Get Your Photos Under Control (Finally!) with Blinkbuggy


I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Blinkbuggy. I received a promotional item to thank me for participating. Okay, all you obsessive picture takers. How many pictures do you have spread across the Internets, probably never to be archived or printed or possibly even seen again? How many times […]