This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of American Family Insurance for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. I enjoy watching comedy programs, but so many times they are not family friendly. Many comedians seem to think they have to tell off color jokes to be funny, but of course that isn’t […]
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Like most mothers I see plenty of stained clothing as part of the laundry. My son is a pro at messing his clothes up, especially when he plays sports. He loves to slide on the grass and doesnâ€™t mind getting into lots of mud. In addition my oldest daughter is kind of clumsy, and she […]
I havenâ€™t made a menu plan in a few weeks, and things always seem to go more smoothly when I have a plan.Â This is a hectic week for us, since my daughter is going away to college on Sunday and we have a lot of packing and planning left to do.
This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of KalahariÂ® Resorts for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. This spring my family and I visited an indoor water park and resorts for the first time. It was great fun, and my kids loved the experience of playing in the water park, running around […]
Hersheyâ€™s has recently rolled out a new website to support their nation wellness campaign, Moderation Nation.Â This campaign was created by the Hershey Center for Health & NutritionÂ® (HCHN), in collaboration with the American Dietetic Association and the American Council on Exercise, to help people access practical tips, tools and resources for achieving balance in […]
It is hard to believe it is time to think about school, but Back to School sales have already started.Â Beginning next weekend I will be participating in a fun blog giveaway event, the Back to School Bloggie Boogie.Â From July 17th through July 31st, 25 blogs will be hosting amazing giveaways, each worth at […]
Here are some fun (and free) summer craft ideas you can download. My kids are already complaining about being bored and they havenâ€™t even been done with school for a week! Summer Crafts 4th of July Crafts We are going to try some fun Harry Potter science experiments this week and make some jewelery using […]
For death is no more than a turning of us over from time to eternity.Â ~William Penn
I hope everyone has a happy and healthy new year.
This week my time and energy is focused on Christmas cooking, so it will be simple meals for us until Saturday. Monday: Chicken Rogan Josh (yes, it sounds fancy, but it is just a jarred sauce Iâ€™m adding chicken to) Tuesday: Thai Coconut Salmon Wednesday: Chili Thursday: Stir Fry Friday: Lasagna Saturday: Iâ€™ll put […]
Iâ€™m sure we all remember the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti last year. There was a generous outpouring of donations for Haiti, which is what they needed in the immediate crisis. Now Heart of Haiti is trying to help by providing â€œTrade, Not Aidâ€. The idea is to create opportunities for Haitian artisans to […]
On Sunday morning we found an entire flock of wild turkeys in our backyard â€“ 18 of them. I guess they know it is a bad week for them and they need to be be on the move. I got a few pictures before they noticed me and flew away. Check out 5 Minutes for […]
Tips and Ideas to Keep Kids Busy this Winter! As the days get shorter and weather turns colder, parents are often faced with more out-of-school time and the age-old question, "What can we do?" from children. Now, parents can look to KinderCare Learning Centers, a leading provider of early childhood education, for engaging and age-appropriate […]
My kids (11, 14 and 17) would describe themselves as Harry Potter geeks. But that doesnâ€™t really do them justice to how much they love the Harry Potter books and movies.. They have all read the series, and in fact my 11 year old son just finished reading it all the way through last week. […]
All this month TCM has been telling the story of the men and women who built the American film industry in the seven-part documentary series, Moguls and Movie Stars. The series starts at the beginning with the peep show pioneers and follows the development of Hollywood up until the end of the 1960s. The show […]
Twitter moms is asking for more input from mom bloggers. Today they want advice on how to weave the hottest runway trends into your day to day looks. This isnâ€™t that easy, since runway trends tend to be extreme. And lets face it, what looks good on a 5â€™10â€ stick thin model isnâ€™t necessarily going […]
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