Healthy Indulgence with VitaTops MuffinTops

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  As a single mom on the go, I am constantly trying to balance my CRAZY busy lifestyle and staying healthy, while still enjoying life.  Mornings are often the craziest times for me.  With two girls in two different schools, I’m up at 5 am and sometimes I feel like I don’t even breathe until […]

Spring $100 Paypal Giveway!


While it is still chilly here in Western NY, the snow has mostly turned to rain and we can finally start thinking about spring!  Spring is always a welcome visitor after long Northeastern winters.  Everything goes from white to green, everything blooms, and we can finally go outside without freezing our faces off.  And speaking […]

Do You Feed Your Kids “Kid Food”?

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Do you feed your kiddos “kid food”?  I know I definitely do sometimes – when I’m too exhausted to do anything else but order in! But I do have to say, I do encourage my kids to try anything and everything, and when we do go out, I encourage them to try new things – […]

Book Review: The Roanoke Girls


About The Roanoke Girls After her mother’s suicide, fifteen year-old Lane Roanoke came to live with her grandparents and fireball cousin, Allegra, on their vast estate in rural Kansas. Lane knew little of her mother’s mysterious family, but she quickly embraced life as one of the rich and beautiful Roanoke girls. But when she discovered […]

Nature Made® Vitamins: Helping Parents Get Healthy


This post was sponsored by Nature Made as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. When your a mom, sometimes you come last. Behind running kids to sports practices, help with homework, laundry, work, and all the other things that take priority in our […]

The Joys and Challenges of Being a Single Parent


* This post has been sponsored.   I had a rough day on Friday.  I mean, a really rough day.  My youngest has her normal 359 pounds of things packed to go to her dad’s.  I got my older daughter to school a little late.  Then work ran long.  Like I ended up leaving an […]

Gift Idea: Mastering Pasta Cookbook


Is your mom a foodie?  If so, we have the perfect Mother’s Day gift for you – check out our review of Mastering Pasta! About Mastering Pasta Award-winning chef Marc Vetri wanted to write his first book about pasta. Instead, he wrote two other acclaimed cookbooks and continued researching pasta for ten more years. Now, […]

Books For Mom – Review of The Wedding Shop by Rachel Hauck


About The Wedding Shop Two women separated by decades. Both set out to help others find their dreams when their own have crumbled. It’s the 1930s, and Cora is taking the reins at her family’s wedding shop in Heart’s Bend, Tennessee. Brides come from far away to be doted on by Cora and her family […]