Financially Prepare and Plan For Your Future With Prudential

“This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/Prudential.” I admire and look up to my mother. When I turned 8, my mom became a single mom, working full-time, raising my two younger siblings and me on a teacher's salary. Financially I knew things were tight and she made it work to get us by. She taught me so much about being financially responsible and planning for the future. My mom taught me how … [Read more...]

Get Cooking With Nellie’s Summer School {& Giveaway}

My kids just finished school this week, and I am so excited to have them home with me all summer! I like to plan out our summers with lots of fun field trips, adventures, and pool days. I also try and keep just a little school structure in our summer. We do arts and crafts, and my kids have workbooks so they can refresh all the things they learned during the school year. This summer my 8-year-old … [Read more...]

Disney’s Bambi Signature Collection NOW on Digital HD Blu-ray and DVD

I get so nostalgic when I think about Disney's Bambi. I watch my VHS of that movie over and over until the tape stopped playing, and we bought a new movie. Bambi has such a special place in my heart. I loved when Bambi meets some new friends Thumper and Flower. It is so fun watching them grow up throughout the movie. I especially enjoyed watching Bambi meet friends like Thumper and Flower. I also … [Read more...]

Give Dad The Best Father’s Day With Kansas City Steak Co {Plus Discount Code & Giveaway!}

Father's Day is just a few weeks away, and I can't wait to have an extra special day to celebrate my husband. I fall more in love with him watching him be a dad. My kids are so lucky to have such a great dad who is silly, protective, and loves them fiercely. He works so hard every day but especially during the summer he is super busy. It will be so fun to have one day with him when he can just … [Read more...]

Make The Most of Baby’s Feedings With Parent’s Choice® Baby Formula

“Post sponsored by Mirum Shopper. Opinions are 100% my own.” It doesn't feel like that long ago I was thinking about the different options to feed my new baby. With my first baby, it seemed like everyone had the advice of what I should be doing. It was all well-intentioned, and I appreciated all the help I could get as a new mom, but it was also overwhelming! I nursed my son for three months and … [Read more...]

Make Dinnertime Simple and Delicious with HelloFresh {Coupon Code & Giveaway!}

It is finally summertime! My kids only have a few more days of school and then we are in full-time summer mode. I can't wait to have them home with me the next couple months. Summer is always so much fun but can also get really busy. We have camps, vacations, and other fun activities this summer. I want to be outside playing with my kids and have adventures, not spending time in the kitchen making … [Read more...]

Celebrate Memorial Day With Krusteaz {Raspberry Key Lime Bars Recipe}

I have such great memories of celebrating Memorial Day with my family. My mom always made it a point to take us to see family gravesites and also honor fallen soldiers. I am so proud to live in the United States of America and I am so grateful for the people who serve in our armed forces. I know all the freedoms my family and I have are protected by those brave men and women. I am so grateful my … [Read more...]

The Best Protection From Stains: TriNova Stain Guard {& $50 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway}

Just like peanut butter and chocolate, or ketchup and french fries, messes and kids just go hand in hand. I always died a little inside finding new stains on my rugs, pillows, or carpets. I recently was introduced to TriNova Stain Guard and it will be a product I always keep in my mama tool belt. I have already let some friends try it because it has been such a life saver in just a few short … [Read more...]

Four Little Girl Hair Styles Ideas With Modern Piggy Bows {& Store Credit Giveaway}

When I found out I was pregnant with Halli I dreamed about doing her hair. I couldn't wait to style it and accessorize it with hair bows. I have done her hair every morning since she was little and had just enough hair for a tiny ponytail. Now that she is four it is just part of the routine. She eats breakfast while I do her hair, then she brushes teeth and heads off to preschool. She loves having … [Read more...]