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How to Remodel Your Home & Stay Childproof

Children are a blessing, and many times are the reason homeowners look into remodeling their homes. This can be for various reasons, such as more space needed, or perhaps making your home a more child friendly environment. No matter what the reason, when you have children, them and their safety are thought of first when considering every aspect of your home remodel project. Rubinet Faucet for Classy Childproof Kitchens: Kitchens are one of the most common rooms in the home that gets remodeled. When thinking about your kitchen remodel, consider oven, microwaves, and dishwashers that provide child … [Read more...]

Train Like a Crazy Healthy Ninja Sweepstakes

Disclosure: This post brought to you by POM Wonderful. Following last year's wildly successful partnership, POM Wonderful returns to the small screen for season eight of NBC's hit summer series "American Ninja Warrior," which follows competitors as they tackle challenging obstacle courses with strength and determination to win the coveted "American Ninja Warrior" title. POM Wonderful is giving viewers the chance to win a trip to California where one lucky fan will train with the first "American Ninja Warrior" winner, Isaac Caldiero for one week, plus $10,000 to support their Crazy Healthy lifestyle … [Read more...]

Magic Weighted Blanket

Disclosure: The blanked pictured below was provided compliments of Magic Weighted Blanket. As a parent of a child that suffers from anxiety you will try just about anything to help them.  For us it has been about a 5 year struggle, starting around the time our son was 6 years old.  Our struggle is social situations and mostly school.  We can go for weeks with no incident and all of a sudden he will be suffering again.   When his anxiety is in full swing it can lead to some aggression (only at home) from him not knowing how to communicate his feelings properly.  He bottles up his anxiety when away and … [Read more...]

Real Shades – Affordable, Durable Kids Sunglasses

Disclosure: The sunglasses pictured below were sent compliments of Real Shades. You wouldn't let your child play outside in the sun all day long with no sunscreen on, right? So then why do we allow them to play outside with no protection on their eyes? UV exposure can harm the eyes just like it harms the skin and over time, the effect of UV rays can be very damaging. Around 73 percent of adults wear sunglasses, only 58 percent of those 73 encourage their children to wear sunglasses. We have got to change that.My eyes are very sensitive to the sun. You will not catch me outside with out my sunglasses, … [Read more...]

What Motherhood Means To Me #thankfulMOMents

Disclosure: This post brought to you by Terijon. Motherhood: the state or experience of having and raising a child; the qualities characteristic of a mother. Just thinking about the word motherhood sends a flood of emotions through me. I have been blessed with four gorgeous, smart, loving children who make me proud to be a mom every single day. Loving them and teaching them has become my passion and I would not change that for anything. I am where I am today, because of them.My own mother passed away a few months before I gave birth to my oldest child. Not having here to guide me through learning … [Read more...]

Sticking To Our Budget With EveryDollar

Disclosure: This post brought to you by EveryDollar. A few months ago Nathan and I decided that we wanted to gain control of our debt. Our goal is to be as debt free as possible at the end of 2016 and to do that we needed a plan. After much research, we decided to use the Dave Ramsey snowball method. It's a very easy to use program that we started the day we found it. His program breaks getting out of debt into seven very easy to follow baby steps (you can read more about them here). His first step is to secure at least a $1,000.00 emergency fund. We did that by reducing our food budget for the … [Read more...]

Be A Birthday Star At Chuck E. Cheese!

When you think of throwing your child the best birthday party ever what pops into your mind?  I'm betting the words 'easy', 'stress-free' and 'affordable' probably don't- but they should because you can have a Chuck E Cheese Birthday Party. Booking a party is easy, all you have to do is pick the day, pick your package and send out invitations. Once the big day comes around, just show up at your location and your host of hostess takes care of the rest. No need to order a cake. No need to buy, put up or take down decorations. No need to clean your entire house for a party, only to have it trashed after … [Read more...]