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Crock Pot Pork Tacos

Crock Pot Pork Tacos {plus a fun contest! #CrockStars}

We've all been there: 4:00 PM rolls around and it's time for you to figure out what you're going to feed these people...again. I read once that it's a good habit to think about dinner right after breakfast. This means deciding what to make,  figuring out if a trip to the store is necessary, setting out meat to thaw, etc. so the 4:00 blues don't … [Read More...]

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Save big on NEXXUS at Walgreens! #Nexxus2XLonger

I ran a Color Run with my Mom last week, it was so much fun! I highly recommend signing up if you have any type of these runs near you. Maybe I'll do a Zombie run next (10 days until the new season of The Walking Dead, ya'll!)  What better way to motivate you to move a little bit faster than having a zombie chasing after you, right? As much fun as … [Read More...]

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Step up your game & discover your product lineup at Target! #PregamePride

Hubs goes through hair pomade like water. Every time there's a sale, we stock up on it so he doesn't run out...even in the event of a zombie apocalypse. With a son who shares his haystack hair texture, I have a feeling we'll be doubling our monthly pomade budget soon. ;)   Target wants you to step up your game and discover your … [Read More...]

Gift in a Jar It's Fall Ya'll Cookies #fall #gift

Gift in a Jar: It’s Fall Ya’ll Cookies

Our MOPS group did a fun fall make and take last Friday: It's Fall Ya'll Cookies! As soon as I brought mine home, the battle began to keep Hubs and Sweet T from fishing Reese's Pieces out of the jar. I'm going to have to gift it to someone quickly! These Gift in a Jar cookies were a breeze for a group to assemble so they are a perfect craft … [Read More...]

Vertical Water Green Smoothie

Vertical Water Green Smoothie

I must admit I was skepitcal when I first heard of green smoothies. Eating greens is a chore enough when they're covered in yummy salad dressing so the thought of drinking them down nearly made me gag. But after I tried my first green smoothie, I was a fan! Tasty and packed with nutrition, green smoothies are the way I start my day every day … [Read More...]

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Freshen Your Look this Fall and Save! #FreshLookSavings {$50 Target Gift Card Giveaway}

Summer is fantastic and my favorite season with long, sunny days and swimming, short sleeves and flip flops, but Fall is a close second. Even though Fall tends to hit us later other places in the country, the days are still nice with a cool breeze perfect for jumping in leaves or carving pumpkins. I love fall foods too from pumpkin everything to … [Read More...]

Tips for Starting Preschool

7 Tips for Starting Preschool

In some parts of the country, school is just now starting back. I know this thanks to Facebook and all the adorable photos mama's are posting! We joined in last month on Sweet T's first day of preschool. Sweet T is a little introvert and doesn't cope well with change. Now that she's been in preschool for over  a month, and the transition has … [Read More...]

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Colgate Enamel Health @CVS_Extra {Colgate Giveaway – Ends 10/8} #ColgateEnamelHealth

A good routine and trusted products are vital to oral health. As a parent, it is important to instill good habits a child can follow into adulthood. Leading by example is the best way to help your children learn. Nowadays, the term enamel can be tossed around frequently, but do you actually know what it is? It is the first layer of defense for your … [Read More...]

Styling with Toni & Guy {$50 Ulta Gift Card Giveaway – ends 10/7}

"Style starts with your wardrobe but it ends with your hair." My style tends to start with yogurt handprints and end with food crumbs in my hair. I call it Mom chic. My outfits need to stand up to little, messy hands and be comfortable. I think most Moms have adopted this style at some point. While I wear many hats including chef, chauffeur, … [Read More...]

$20 Walgreens Gift Card and Motions Hair Care Giveaway – Ends 10/6 #UrsulaForMotions

Putting effort into making myself presentable is important to me and that includes styling my hair. That being said, with two small children, some days my hair takes a back seat. I've been known to toss it into a ponytail a few days in a row. And I've mentioned my use of the sock bun, right? Hey, life happens! I am trying to hone my stylist skills … [Read More...]

Salted Caramel Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal Bars: because why choose between the seasonal flavors when you can have both? #IDelight

Salted Caramel Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal Bars

Salted Caramel Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal Bars: because why choose between the seasonal flavors when you can have both? I was running into a conundrum during each seasonal Starbucks visit until I asked the barista to top my Pumpkin Spice Latte with caramel and salt. Now I'm a happy girl. If the combination of flavors tastes so good in a cup, I figured … [Read More...]

Take a Tour of The Villas At Wilderness Lodge #disneyworld #travel

Disney’s Wilderness Lodge Villas

The Villas at Disney's Wilderness Lodge are one of the 11 (so far!) Disney Vacation Club properties at Walt Disney World. While we aren't DVC members, we've enjoyed staying at DVC properties for most of our Disney vacations over the past several years by renting points from a DVC member.   Advantages of staying in a DVC Villa rather … [Read More...]

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Midnight Moms Twitter Party Tonight! #BedtimeForBaby

When: Wednesday, Sept. 17, at 11:59 p.m. ET (11 p.m. CT / 9 p.m. PT) What: Join us for a "Midnight Moms" Twitter Party for tips & tricks on bedtime rituals, useful videos on baby bedtime, and info on the JOHNSON'S® Baby 3-step routine clinically proven to help babies and toddlers fall asleep faster. After analyzing the sleep patterns of … [Read More...]

Ancient Grain Blueberry Banana Pancakes #AncientGrains #udis

Ancient Grain Blueberry Banana Pancakes #AncientGrains

Whole foods and clean eating has gotten a lot of buzz over the last decade, and with good reason! Additives, GMOs, artificial ingredients, and heavily processed foods are causing health issues from young to old. Hubs discovered two years ago that he had a gluten sensitivity and his quality of life has improved since altering his diet. Udi's Gluten … [Read More...]