Gearing up for our New Kitchen with Bosch AutoAir™ Dishwasher

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   h* This post is sponsored by Best Buy.  All opinions are our own. #boschdishwasher, #boschcrystaldry, #boschkitchen, #mynewboschdishwasher #ad As summer starts to head into fall here in Western NY, we have been debating whether to undertake the renovation of the kitchen of our 1818 (yep!) farmhouse, or wait until next summer.  One of the things that I’ve been […]

Creating a “Bromantic” Getaway with Chevrolet!

Part of the Advanced Trailering System, Hitch Guidance with Hitch View adds dynamic backing guidelines to the Rear Vision Camera system to help customers line up their hitch.

* Thank you to Chevrolet for the loan of the brand new 2019 Chevy Silverado and covering our hotel for our getaway! All opinions are my own. #sponsored #ChevyTrucks #Silverado I don’t know about you guys, but making time to do things as a couple can be hard. Between kids, jobs, friends, and every day life, […]

Purina® Pro Plan® SAVOR® Is Right for ALL Our Pets!


 This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SavorThePossibilities #CollectiveBias In my home, our animals are a part of our family, but it can be a challenge to manage the many (and changing!) needs of our pets.  We have three pets in our home, all with diverse […]

Colgate Total Advanced Whitening Toothpaste Does More For Your Mouth!


This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #DoMoreForYourWholeMouth #ColgatePartner #CollectiveBias I don’t know about you guys, but I don’t know of ANY mom that isn’t crazy busy. Whether you are a stay at home mom, or a working mom like me, we are all working […]

Sparkle this Season with a Fossil’s New Rose Gold Smartwatch


The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product.    Looking for a last minute Christmas gift or a way to treat yourself for the new year AND help achieve your fitness goals?  Check out the OS by Google: Fossil – Gen 4 Venture HR Smartwatch 40mm […]

Kaspersky Helping to Keep You Safe


  This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Kaspersky Lab for IZEA Worldwide. All opinions are 100% mine. Internet security is something that is super important.  I know this from personal experience – sometimes it’s something that we don’t (but should!) be thinking about before something bad happens.  When I was in […]

Parent Safety Bulletin: Loperamide in Anti-Diarrhea Medications


This post was sponsored by Influence Central as part of an Influencer Activation and all opinions expressed in my post are my own.  So, let’s get real here and have some parenting talk about every mom and dad’s favorite topics – diarrhea.  Yep, if you’ve got kids, you are going to have an experience at […]

Holiday Gift Guide 2018

Holiday Gift Guide

Happy Holidays, everyone!  I hope that your season is filled with laughter, family, joy, giving and all the wonderful things that make this time of year special!  We’ve compiled a list of some of our top gifts this season to try and help make your shopping season just a little bit less crazy!  Enjoy, and […]

Child Car Crash Fatalities Report – How Does Your State Rank?

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It’s something no parent wants to think about.  Getting into a car crash – whether your fault or not- with your child in the car is a terrifying thought for many parents.  I know that it’s definitely something that I worry about. On average, 2 children (ages 0-13) are killed every day in car crashes in […]

Transitioning to Back to School Time


Where did the summer go?? I can’t believe it’s already back to school time! I know some of our readers have kiddos already back in school and my own girls start back in the next couple of weeks.  So what can we as parents do to try and ease the move from summer to school […]