• I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Mom Central for Huggies and Target. I received product samples to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation.   With two kids still in diapers, we go through a lot of diapers AND wipes. The messes just get… [Continue Reading]

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    Halloween Mummy Dogs
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The Curious Creamery No-Machine Natural Ice Cream

  It’s going to be an ice party at my home every weekend. Exciting news! Curious Creamery, the market’s first at-home, natural ice-cream system needs your help! This new ice cream system allows anyone with a sweet tooth to make real, premium ice cream in any flavor, in a matter of minutes. Currently in its kickstarter phase (with just 26 days left), this new ice cream system needs to meet 50k in funding to bring easy ice cream making to households nationwide! Curious Creamery allows … [Read More...]

Potty Training With Doc McStuffins and the Pull-Ups® Big Kid Academy

Potty Training with the Pull-Ups Big Kid Academy

  Potty training our oldest was a struggle. Because of his cognitive disabilities and speech apraxia, it was just a down and out rough road. It took a lot longer than what I was reading about, and when it did finally click we were SO relieved. We had tried rewards - stickers, candies, even money, but the lack of successes led to the diminishing of those rewards and it just wasn't fun. I'll admit, we weren't very patient with him. We tried to understand that it would take longer, take … [Read More...]

Live Smart With The Nest Learning Thermostat and Direct Energy

Live in a Smart Home with the Nest Thermostat and Direct Energy

Forget just cool smartphones and tablets, you can now make your HOME smart with cool gadgets like the Nest Thermostat and energy-efficient lighting options. Heck, you can even find devices that will let you control your lights, door locks and more FROM your smartphone! It's the age of technology, so take advantage of what's out there and upgrade your home to be more energy efficient with the following tips. 1. Install a smart thermostat, such as the Nest Learning Thermostat. Smart thermostats … [Read More...]

Frankenstein Cupcakes

Frankenstein Cupcakes

  Cupcakes can be so fun to decorate and make festive for holidays, especially Halloween. These Frankenstein Cupcakes are a perfect addition to your Halloween party spread, to take to classroom parties and work potlucks, or just to enjoy at home! Have fun with these and maybe even let the kids help decorate! FRANKENSTEIN CUPCAKES ½ C. butter, softened to room temperature 2 eggs 1 C. milk 1 tsp. white vinegar 1 ½ C. flour 1 C. sugar 1 tsp. baking soda 1 tsp. salt 1/3 C. cocoa … [Read More...]