Choosing a Bold-Color Accent Wall With Valspar #FindYourColor

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This post is sponsored by Ace Hardware. All thoughts and opinions are my own and do not necessarily reflect those of Ace Hardware. As you know, I've been doing some home improvements around here, using paint from Ace Hardware to transform the look of rooms throughout my house. First up was the living room where we added some much needed color to spruce up our go to neutrals. Next, we tackled … [Read more...]

Avoid The Oops & Stock Up On Household Essentials At Walmart.com

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This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/Walmart. This summer we have a lot of friends, family and visitors coming and going. I love entertaining and it is so fun to see old friends. My brother and his girlfriend recently came to stay with us. We were having a blast visiting and chatting until I realized we were out of toilet paper! Toilet paper is an absolute necessity and I couldn't believe we … [Read more...]

Dream Big and Have a Great Night Sleep With Pampers {& Giveaway!}

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“This post and giveaway were made possible by iConnect and Pampers. I was compensated for my participation in this campaign, but all opinions are 100% mine." One thing I am really diligent about is making sure my kids have a good night sleep. A good nights sleep is so important for their little growing bodies and minds. My toddler daughter is especially active. Halli is going all day long. She is … [Read more...]

Protecting Your Clothing With Downy Fabric Conditioner

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This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/P&G for Downy Fabric Conditioner. Over the past few years, I've had a change of heart in how I purchase things. I use to think that affordable meant cheap. It really doesn't though. For example, I was buying cheap clothing and wondering why it didn't last very long. I was getting very few uses out of my clothing and I was getting frustrated having to … [Read more...]

Protect Your Kids Eyes This Summer With Babiators! {& Giveaway!}

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The information, product and additional gift pack have been provided by Babiators. Summer is finally here! My son has been out of school for a full week now and the weather has committed to summer temperatures finally. My kids and I have been outside almost all day. We are constantly playing and exploring outside. While we are finding new adventures this summer I am very careful to make sure we … [Read more...]

Get a Flawless Shave with Psoriasis

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This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/P&G. It's no secret that I suffer from severe psoriasis. Since I was 14 years old, I've been covered in spots from head to toe. You might not have made the connection with my blog name, but I'm the spotted mom. Over the years, I've learned not to care when people stare but getting a flawless shave with psoriasis was impossible. I remember when I was in … [Read more...]

Celebrating Nurses Week with Pampers #ThankYouNurses

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Just before I left for Disney World it was the kick-off for Nurses Week. What many of you might not know is that I worked in the city ER up until giving birth to Gavin. I loved working in the nursing field, and I enjoyed seeing how I could make a difference in my patient's care. By celebrating nurses week, it's an easy way to say 'Thanks, we appreciate you!'. Thanks to Pampers I was able to … [Read more...]

Celebrating Motherhood With Dreft Amazinghood

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One of the things that surprised me the most about motherhood was just how important my friends and their children became to me. I see them once or twice a week. Collectively, we've got a big pile of kids.... this picture doesn't have any of the babies (there are 4 of them). We've all agreed that we've got something special between us. And what is even more magical is that there is something … [Read more...]

Getting Prepared: A Private Student Loan Option

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  Sometimes it hits me out of nowhere just how old Johnny is. Having a preschooler in the house sometimes makes me forget just how old Johnny has become. I mean, I KNOW how old he is, I just forget HOW OLD he is. He'll be able to drive by the end of this year and graduating in just a couple of years. I can't imagine the mess I'll be the day I leave him at college. Or the headache the … [Read more...]