Vicks VapoRub 8 Hour Playdate at Recess Dumbo in Brooklyn, NY

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I just returned from an amazing 8-Hour Playdate with VICKS VapoRub in Brooklyn, NY. I was able to bring Sawyer with me, and we called it our "City Adventure." This adventure was also Sawyer's first trip into the big city! The 8-Hour Playdate was held at Recess Dumbo in Brooklyn, NY. We were so pleased to see such a warm, playful setting for Sawyer. I knew instantly we were in for a fun day! … [Read more...]

Operation Shower for Military Moms & Pampers

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I know I say it so many times, but Pampers is amazing. I'm so proud to be a Pampers Baby Board member. Pampers has given me so many incredible opportunities to help do things for so many moms and nurses over the years. They don't just do amazing things with the Pampers Baby Board but many other projects like Operation Shower for military moms. I've been lucky enough to have had three … [Read more...]

Puppy Love Valentine for Kids – Heart Shaped Dog Craft

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I love making Valentine's Day projects with my boys. When Johnny was little, he would come home with the cutest little crafts from daycare. When I had my other boys, I always made sure to make my favorites with them. This heart shaped dog craft is always on the list. One year when Johnny was in elementary school, we made these for hi entire class in a smaller size. This craft is fun for all … [Read more...]

Make Your Own DIY Photo Tile Coasters

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I love making gifts for people, especially if it means being able to use some of the many photos I take throughout the year. A fun, simple craft that you (or your kids!) can make are these DIY Photo Tile Coasters. You can make a set for under $5, and they look great forever. Supplies needed for DIY Photo Tile Coasters: Printed Photos Mod Podge (I used glossy here) Foam Brush … [Read more...]

A Dream For My Future Daughter In Law

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Sponsored post by Mirum Shopper. All opinions are my own. I love being on team boy mom. There was a time in my life when I mourned the gender of my third and final baby. These days, I'm up to my ears in soccer cleats,  superheroes, and all things boy. I wouldn't have it any other way. As my boys grow older, I find myself wondering about their future wives. I'm not going to lie, I can't … [Read more...]

Handprint Garden Stepping Stones You Can Make Yourself {Fun Crafts With Mom}

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If you follow my social sites like Instagram or Facebook (which I hope you do!) you'll know I'm really big about my gardens. Next year we're doing a big overhaul and they will be 6x the size it is now. I've been having the kids make Handprint Garden Stepping Stones to place along the walk ways of all the raised beds. There are several ways to make these and we've been making all different … [Read more...]

Breakfast On The Go With Honey Bunches Of Oats Breakfast Biscuits

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This post today has been brought to you by Honey Bunches Of Oats and their new product, Breakfast Biscuits. All opinions are my own. The kids are out of school and we are in full time summer mode. Kids in Massachusetts go to school almost all the way into July. Malone's last day was June 23rd and even though the calendar said summer started just a few days before, the weather has been knock your … [Read more...]

On Adventurous Toddlers And Stride Rite Shoes

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Stride Rite for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. One of the most nerve wracking and exciting things about having a child is watching them grow up. On minute they are safely tiny and adorable like this. Then you blink and they've morphed into a toddler who sees nothing but adventure and danger everywhere she looks. At 21 months, Lola … [Read more...]

5 Things To Consider When You’re Purchasing A Car Seat

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One of the biggest and most important purchases a parent makes is their car seat. When I was pregnant with my first born, Malone, I spent a lot of time researching car seats. I found myself a little overwhelmed by the process. I ended up making myself a gigantic car seat feature spreadsheet and spent hours researching.  My nerdy list had five main sections to it that I'll share with you … [Read more...]