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Dear Santa, Love, Rachel Rosenstein + Giveaway

The holiday season is upon us and that means an influx of great holiday books that will hit the shelves! In our home, we love picture book, especially with our younger kids. I recently discovered a great picture book that is now available online and in stores and is entitled, Dear Santa, Love, Rachel Rosenstein. Dear Santa, […]

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Jurassic World Movie Night + Giveaway

Samples and prizing courtesy of Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. We love watching movies together as a family and it was no different when we popped Jurassic World into our Blu-ray player. Oh my gosh! We loved the clarity of the picture, the high definition sound and the intense story line! It is definitely one we are happy […]

#FranzBakery #SpiritOfGiving #Giveaway #ad

Franz Family Bakery Gets Into the Spirit of Giving + Giveaway

In our family, we love this time of year! It’s the time of year where we are beginning to plan for the approaching holidays! I love seeing individuals and companies reaching out to help others. I love helping others as well! ‘Tis the season to spread good cheer, right? Every year, Franz Family Bakery gives back […]

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The Good Dinosaur – Dino Egg Craft + Giveaway

Our family loves to go to the movies and we are looking forward to the upcoming release of The Good Dinosaur. The Good Dinosaur will be arriving in theaters on November 25th. As a way to gear up our excitement for the new movie, we created an easy and fun Dino Egg Craft for families to do together! How […]

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Memorex Tablet and Memorex Headphones Giveaway!

In our family, we are always on the lookout for new technology and we were recently introduced to the Memorex Headphones and Memorex Tablet. Plus, we learned about a fun contest that Memorex is hosting with the creators of SHARKNADO and they are inviting consumers to “make-a-scene” with actor Joey Lawrence for a once-in-a-lifetime chance […]

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Knott’s Merry Farm Holiday Event

Can you believe how close Christmas is? It’s my favorite time of the year! I love the lights, songs, and general feeling of happiness and love that goes with it! This year, Shannon and I will be taking our 6 kids to check out Knott’s Merry Farm. We are going to have a blast and get lots […]

#Disney #Playmation #Gaming AD

Playmation Marvel Avengers Starter Pack Repulsor + Giveaway!!

Our kids love playing games, but they also love The Avengers! So when we learned about the newly released Disney’s PLAYMATION Starter Pack at Toys”R”Us, we were eager to check it out. It is cool! You can find Disney’s PLAYMATION and additional characters at Toys”R”Us. The PLAYMATION Starter Pack retails for $129.00. Duracell, Toys”R”Us, Hasbro […]

#LISTERINE #health #ad

The Importance of a Healthy Smile

 I received LISTERINE® Brand products from Johnson & Johnson Consumer, Inc. and The Motherhood as part of my participation in this LISTERINE® campaign. All thoughts and opinions expressed in this post are my own. Having a healthy smile is important. It’s not only important for our health, but it helps us to have a higher self-esteem, thereby […]

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Getting Ready for Halloween with NESTLÉ

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #Treats4All #CollectiveBias Halloween is one of our family’s favorite times of the year! We love decorating our home, shopping for costumes, dressing up and the overall excitement of getting ready to go trick-or-treating. It’s amazing how quickly Halloween night goes by […]

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Jurassic World on Digital HD Now + Giveaway!!

Samples and prizing courtesy of Universal Pictures Home Entertainment and Hasbro. About Jurassic World The #1 movie of the year proves that once again, dinosaurs rule the earth. #‎JurassicWorld is stomping onto Blu-ray and DVD 10/20, and is available on Digital HD 10/1! http://uni.pictures/JWM The Jurassic World theme park lets guests experience the thrill of witnessing […]

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Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials Movie Review

Our family really enjoyed watching Maze Runner and we were all pretty excited to see Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials. In fact, every time we saw a preview for Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials, we would whisper to one another and say things like, “I really want to see that movie when it comes out.” Well, the […]

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How to Sneak a SNICKERS® – A Guide for Parents

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #EatASNICKERS #CollectiveBias   In our family, there are 6 kids and 2 adults. Keeping a SNICKERS® candy bar around for any amount of time, is like keeping the laundry basket empty, “it’s just not happening.” For this reason, it […]

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New Smoke Alarm Law in California + Kidde Smoke Alarm Giveaway

In our home, we have six kids and two adults. Our goal as parents is to keep our children as safe as possible. One step toward doing this is by having smoke alarms placed throughout our home. Recently, I learned that since their introduction in the 1970s, the majority of smoke alarms have relied on […]

#ScorchTrials #Movie #Fandango #FandangoFamily #Giveaway #ad

Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials + Giveaway

This past weekend, we took the kids and headed to the movies to see Maze Runner: Scorch Trials from 20th Century Fox. It was so good! It was actually way different than I ever thought it would be! The Maze was just the beginning! See Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials is in theaters now. In this […]

#Insomnia #Family #IC #ad

How to Treat Insomnia

I participated in an Ambassador program on behalf of Influence Central for Pernix Therapeutics. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Insomnia is real. It affects how we feel all day long and how we deal with the daily tasks and challenges we face. Thankfully, we can treat it and incorporate […]

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How to Make Festive Harvest Cupcakes

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BakeInTheFun #CollectiveBias Fall is here and that means something different to a lot of people. For us, that means lots of baking and homemade goodies being prepared in our home. We recently made Festive Harvest Cupcakes using the Pillsbury™ […]

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How to Create the Ultimate Snack Pack Gift Basket

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SnackAndGo #CollectiveBias Can you believe our kids are already back in school? With a busy day of learning and school work, our kids are ready for a snack when they get home. Often times, they’ll go hunting through the cupboards […]

#CVS #Allergies #FallAllergies #MinuteClinic #AD

The Lowdown on Allergies

We love this time of year, but with this time of year comes allergies. I don’t know about you, but we don’t like allergies in our home! Thanks to CVS, we learned more about what allergies are and how to get relief from them and I’m here to share with you what I learned. What […]

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How to Create a Marvel-Themed Gift Basket

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MARVELSnackBar #CollectiveBias        We love everything MARVEL in our family! Our family goes to see all the MARVEL movies and our children love to have MARVEL-themed birthday parties, wear MARVEL-themed shirts and play with MARVEL-themed toys. Recently, we discovered […]


Maytag Hosts the #MyFilthiestPlay Contest!

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Maytag for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. \ Do you love contests and have a player in your home who plays baseball or softball? Do you love the Maytag laundry brand? If so, you’ll  want to check out Maytag’s #MyFilthiestPlay contest! Maytag has been a top […]