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 […]

Game Night Goes Gourmet with Stephen’s Hot Cocoa


* This blog post is sponsored by Stephen’s Gourmet Cocoa as part of my participation in the Mom It Forward Blogger Network. All opinions are my own. Well, it’s finally turned wintry here in Western New York, right in time for Thanksgiving.  Just this past Friday it was 70 degrees, which is definitely strange for this […]

A Day in the (Crazy) Life of a Busy Mom


This post is sponsored by Nature’s Harvest® Bread and Entenmann’s® Little Bites™ Snacks. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Back to school season is a crazy time for us!  In addition to the normal craze of back to school shopping, settling into new classrooms and homework routines, our lives are complicated by my girls’ going […]

Balance the Life of the Lunchbox with Nature’s Harvest


This post is sponsored by Nature’s Harvest® Bread and Entenmann’s® Little Bites™ Snacks. All thoughts and opinions are my own. It’s definitely that time of year again!  Back to school season is upon us, and it’s time to load up backpacks with school supplies, but if you are like me and my girls, you are trying […]

Jump Start Your Morning with Milk + WIN a Fitbit Flex!


This post was sponsored by Milk Life on behalf of Influence Central. This year, I have been focusing on bringing BALANCE to our lives – this means eating better and exercising more, with a focus on being healthy and strong rather than losing weight.  But that definitely means improving my diet.  A cup of coffee does NOT […]

Making Connections with New Lipton Teas


If you’re around my daughter for any length of time, you’ll figure out pretty quick that she LOVES tea.  She collects tea cups and tea pots and you’re way more likely to find her sipping on a cup of hot tea than a soda.  I think it stems from her love of things English, but […]

Make Game Day Easy with Sandwich Bros. Angus Cheeseburgers


It seems like everywhere you turn this time of year, it’s time for a big game!  Sundays around my house means only one thing – football! Football is a family event here in our house.  We all get into it – even my daughters, but the biggest football fan of all is by far my […]

Finding Balance with STOUFFER’S® FIT KITCHEN™

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BalancedNewYear #CollectiveBias I mentioned in an earlier post that I had five new goals this year – one of them being exercising more..balance is something that is important to all our lives.  With exercise, I’m trying to not undo […]

PB&J Pajama Party with Smucker’s


Thanks to the Smucker’s Company and Mom It Forward for sponsoring this post and hooking us up with some delicious ingredients to put together our PB&J party! We have had such awesome and amazing weather – for staying inside in our pj’s! So, with the snow falling and tummies rumbling, we decided to throw ourselves […]