CWIST – Kid’s Challenges with a Twist (and How to Teach them about Holiday Giving!) #sponsored #mc


I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for CWIST. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating. It’s almost time for kid’s to get out of school for a couple weeks over the Winter Break. Sometimes it’s hard to find things for all the kids to do for a couple weeks. I did find a new website that may just help with that! CWIST is a site that brings fun activities and service projects to {Read More}

What Would You Like 25% More of this Holiday Season? #MoreIsBetter with Cottonelle

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Cottonelle. Last night, as I was giving my 5-year-old son a bath before bed, we started talking about how many days of school he has before Christmas break. He may only be 5 but he’s super smart and loves doing math problems. I asked him “Since today is the 11th and Christmas is the 25th, let’s subtract 11 from 25 and see how many days we have until Christmas”. {Read More}

Creating a DIY Craft Station with Rubbermaid Bento Organizers #HolidayBento


As my kids get older, it’s harder to figure out what to buy them for Christmas. While I know my 11 year old daughter wants a Kindle, I wanted to also get her something that she could be creative with. Ashlyn is a great drawer, unlike her Mother, and is always sketching or creating something crafty. She’s really good at it too! So about a month ago, I started picking up craft items from Dollar Tree, Michael’s or other places {Read More}

Christmas Shopping List Printable


Are you like me & buy little gifts for your kids months before Christmas but then forget what exactly you bought, so you have to take everything out of your closet & then write down what else you need to buy? Even if you’re not like me, it is great to have a Christmas Shopping List that you can check out as you shop. Click on the image below to download a pdf of this pretty Christmas Shopping List Printable, print it {Read More}

Be #CartonSmart this Holiday Season with Tetra Pak Cartons


This post brought to you by Carton Smart. All opinions are 100% mine. How many different types of canned foods do you buy? Did you know that you can buy a lot of those same foods in cartons? Tetra Pak® makes cartons of our favorite pantry staples that allow us to start living smart. Tetra Pak cartons are made of 70% paper (a renewable resource) from selectively harvested, re-grown trees that are FSC-certified (Forest Stewardship Council). Their cartons also use 1/3 {Read More}

Best of Bloggers 2013 Gift Guide Giveaway – Day 3


Christmas is coming rather quickly! It’s time to start thinking about buying those Christmas gifts & stocking stuffers (if you haven’t started already!) Here is a great giveaway to help with ideas on what to buy the kids in your life! This giveaway is hosted by Best of Bloggers. A big thanks to our co-host Pandora’s Deals. It’s Day 3 of our Gift Guide Giveaway! We’ve given out stocking stuffers and gifts for babies and toddlers…now it’s time for kids! {Read More}

$75 Teleflora Gift Card Giveaway


Christmas is coming! It’s time to break out the ornaments, lights, stockings & Santa decorations. Whether it’s buying a Classic Holiday Wreath for your front door, a Berries and Spice basket for your favorite neighbor or if you want to send a Christmas centerpiece to family across country, Teleflora has got you covered. When you visit Teleflora, you’re able to see right away just how many different arrangements they make & deliver. Imagine how beautiful one of their centerpieces would be on {Read More}