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Surprise Mom with a Luxe Bag from Joy Mangano

Disclosure: Product was received to facilitate this post.  All opinions stated are my own. Motherhood is full of ups and downs, joys and sorrows, and laughter and tears.  I have learned so much in my last 13 years as mom, but the one thing that has stuck out the most is that a mom’s job […]

Softsoap Release Earth Blends Line at Walmart

Disclosure:  Softsoap provided product to facilitate this review.  All opinions stated are my own. When my younger son was about 6 years old, we discovered that he had issues with the Red #40 dye.  He doesn’t break out into a rash, but he does get completely irritable.  It is so bad, that we can tell […]

Safely Unclog Ears with Eustachi

Disclosure: Eustachi provided product for review.  All opinions stated are my own. Spring time in New Orleans in like a pollen party!  My car pretty much stays with a coat of yellow on it, thanks to all the pollen floating around.  While I stay on allergy medicine, my ears are under constant pressure and I […]

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Tasty Recipes

S’mores Brownie Bites with Peepsters…

This version of Brownie Bites features a graham cracker bottom and is topped with a Peepster for a Marshmallow Creme touch.  They came out super yummy and the whole family loved them!

Satsuma Fruit Salad…

Satsumas are in season down here in NOLA, and that means my neighbors have been graciously sharing their harvests with us.  Only problem is that we have had an overload lately.  This recipe is a quick and easy way to be sure those satsumas get gobbled right up.

Blueberry Banana Bread Recipe…

I am one of those people that can’t stand to see food go to waste.  Which is why when I see those really ripe bananas on my counter, I can only think one thing, Banana Bread!  It is quick, easy and the boys love fresh banana bread for breakfast.  Well, this time I mixed it […]

Homemade Mashed Potatoes Recipe…

Growing up my mom made the best mashed potatoes!  I never knew what boxed mashed potatoes were till I had them at school and trust me there is a huge difference!  Here is the recipe we use and I promise you that it is worth the effort!

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National Geographic Kids Books that are a Perfect Fit for any Easter Basket

Disclosure:  National Geographic Kids Books provided product to facilitate this review.  All opinions stated are my own. My kids are getting older, so the days of filling an Easter Basket with bubbles and jelly beans are long gone.  We often do a summer theme with new swim suits and goggles, but always try to give […]

Krusteaz wants to join you for “National Hot Breakfast for Dinner Month”

Disclosure: Krusteaz provided product and a gift cart to facilitate this review.  All opinions stated are my own. Did you know that February is “National Hot Breakfast Month”?  I know, it is awesome that we have an actual reason to have pancakes for dinner!  Feeding two growing boys and keeping up with weekly meal planning is […]

Hard Candy Galactic Eyes Palette Preview

Disclosure: Hard Candy provided product for review.  All opinions stated are my own. Looking to create some fun new eye combos this spring, then stop by your local Walmart to pick up the Hard Candy Galactic Eyes Palette! This one of a kind eye shadow palette combines the mesmerizing glow of the cosmos with the […]

RaceTrac Makes Stocking Stuffing Easy with Crazy Good-Ness

Disclosure:  Racetrace is sponsoring the content in this post.  All opinions stated are my own. I am going to be honest, this year just flew by, and I am a little freaked out that Christmas will be here THIS WEEKEND!!  If you are in the same boat as me and need stocking filler, but dread […]

Surprise Mom with a Luxe Bag from Joy Mangano

Disclosure: Product was received to facilitate this post.  All opinions stated are my own. Motherhood is full of ups and downs, joys and sorrows, and laughter and tears.  I have learned so much in my last 13 years as mom, but the one thing that has stuck out the most is that a mom’s job […]

Softsoap Release Earth Blends Line at Walmart

Disclosure:  Softsoap provided product to facilitate this review.  All opinions stated are my own. When my younger son was about 6 years old, we discovered that he had issues with the Red #40 dye.  He doesn’t break out into a rash, but he does get completely irritable.  It is so bad, that we can tell […]

Safely Unclog Ears with Eustachi

Disclosure: Eustachi provided product for review.  All opinions stated are my own. Spring time in New Orleans in like a pollen party!  My car pretty much stays with a coat of yellow on it, thanks to all the pollen floating around.  While I stay on allergy medicine, my ears are under constant pressure and I […]

Christie Brinkley Authentic Beauty Make-Up Line

Disclosure: I was provided product to facilitate this review.  All opinions stated are my own. You had me at Make-Up!  That is what goes through my head anytime I see or hear anything make-up related.  My friends know that I am going to try almost any new colors or products, so they often ask what I […]

National Geographic Kids Books that are a Perfect Fit for any Easter Basket

Disclosure:  National Geographic Kids Books provided product to facilitate this review.  All opinions stated are my own. My kids are getting older, so the days of filling an Easter Basket with bubbles and jelly beans are long gone.  We often do a summer theme with new swim suits and goggles, but always try to give […]