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Keep Writing in Style with Sheaffer Pens

Disclosure:  Shaeaffer Pens provided product to facilitate this review.  All opinions stated are my own. It is officially the start of school for us, which means we have been buying Back to School supplies for the last couple of weeks.  This was always one of my favorite times of the year, since I got to […]

Wild Book Ideas for Kids with National Geographic Kids Books

Disclosure:  National Geographic Kids Books provided product to facilitate this review.  All opinions stated are my own. It is no secret that my kids like books.  Over the years both of my boys have amassed quite a collection, which speaks a lot of their personalities.  Blake’s collection is heavy on Eyewitness Books and Non-Fiction, while […]

Beat the Summer Heat with these Fun Craft Book Ideas for Boys!

Disclosure:  Quarto Group provided these books to facilitate this post.  All opinions stated are my own. Summer is in full swing down here and the only two types of weather we are seeing are HOT and RAINY.  We can’t seem to catch a break, and there are only so many times I can hear “MOM, […]

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Dunn’s River Falls and Dolphin Cove Excursion in Jamaica Review…

Our first stop on our Carnival Dream Cruise was in Montego Bay, Jamaica, or as we learned from the locals “MoBay”.  Choosing an excursion for a family of four can be a bit challenging with the age ranges and differing ideas of fun.  So, after scrolling through all the possible options, we decided to check […]

Exploring the Carnival Dream…

Disclosure:  I partnered with Carnival for a trip.  All opinions stated are my own. Being on a cruise ship is a whole different world, basically you are on a floating island, where you have everything that you could need at your fingertips.  Our second cruise on the Carnival Dream allowed us to really have time […]

Visiting Grand Cayman as a Cruise Stop #CruisingCarnival…

Disclosure:  I partnered with Carnival for a trip.  All opinions stated are my own. If you are cruising on the Carnival Dream, via their Western Carribean 7-day cruise, one of your stops may be Grand Cayman.  This was the second stop on our cruise and we chose to not book an excursion for this port.  […]

Top Kids Activities on the Carnival Dream…

Disclosure:  I am partnering with Carnival for an upcoming trip.  All opinions stated are my own. This Sunday, my family and I will set sail on the Carnival Dream for a 7-day western Caribbean Cruise.  This will be our second time cruising on the Dream and the boys have been making their lists of not […]

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Star Wars Gift Ideas for Father’s Day

My husband is a total Star Wars fanatic!  And, it is easily my go to gifts for him for every occasion.  I have bought prints, helmets, trading cards and much more.  This year, I had him sit down and make me a list, so that I know what to get and can share some insight […]

Morton Salt Next Door Chef: New Orleans Is Now Live!

Disclosure:  This post is sponsored by Morton Salt.  All opinions stated are my own. Remember last year, when I told you all about how I got to attend a Morton Salt event in my city?  Well, the Morton Salt’s Next Door Chef: New Orleans Edition is now live and I can tell you all about […]

Community Coffee Releases a New Blend and Supports the Wetlands

Disclosure:  Community Coffee provide product to facilitate this review.  All opinions stated are my own. My kids know that it is not wise to speak to me before I have had at least one sip of coffee in the morning.  My go to favorite coffee is Community Coffee’s Breakfast Blend, but I have to say […]

Have a Happy Healthy Pregnancy with UpSpring #UpSpringBaby

Disclosure: This review was made possible by iConnect and UpSpring.  I was provided compensation to facilitate this post, but all opinions stated are 100% mine. There are a lot of things that I have forgotten out about my two pregnancies, but one thing I do remember were the nasty tasting prenatal vitamins!  They had to […]

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Unwind and Get Crafty with these Books!

Disclosure:  Quarto Group provided these books to facilitate this post.  All opinions stated are my own. Over the last couple of months, I have rediscovered how much I enjoy coloring.  Mostly I am hijacking Blake’s gel pens and coloring books, but recently, this mama got her own books. Quarto Group sent me these three fun […]

Morton Salt Next Door Chef: New Orleans Is Now Live!

Disclosure:  This post is sponsored by Morton Salt.  All opinions stated are my own. Remember last year, when I told you all about how I got to attend a Morton Salt event in my city?  Well, the Morton Salt’s Next Door Chef: New Orleans Edition is now live and I can tell you all about […]

Community Coffee Releases a New Blend and Supports the Wetlands

Disclosure:  Community Coffee provide product to facilitate this review.  All opinions stated are my own. My kids know that it is not wise to speak to me before I have had at least one sip of coffee in the morning.  My go to favorite coffee is Community Coffee’s Breakfast Blend, but I have to say […]

Have a Happy Healthy Pregnancy with UpSpring #UpSpringBaby

Disclosure: This review was made possible by iConnect and UpSpring.  I was provided compensation to facilitate this post, but all opinions stated are 100% mine. There are a lot of things that I have forgotten out about my two pregnancies, but one thing I do remember were the nasty tasting prenatal vitamins!  They had to […]

Earth Day Book Suggestions for Young Boys from Macmillan

Disclosure: Macmillan provided product to facilitate this post.  All opinions stated are my own. Spring is here and Earth Day will be here before we know it on April 22nd.  I think it is important for us to teach our kids about nature and how our everyday life choices impact the world.  Luckily for me, […]