Making Healthy Choices With Kids Headed Back To School

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BalanceRewards #CollectiveBias I’ll fully admit that this summer I’ve been lazy. It’s possible that I haven’t been making the most healthy choices – witness the plethora of ice cream recipe posts and even yesterday’s vanilla chai cinnamon rolls. […]

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Six tips to enjoy your meaningful moments

I’m headed to Orlando with Mom It Forward, staying at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel in just over a week, and we can’t wait. We know we’ll make plenty of great memories, but more importantly – I want to enjoy them and be part of them! Tips For Capturing Meaningful Moments Pass the camera around. Mom isn’t […]

Vanilla Chai Tea Infused Cinnamon Rolls

Ready to enjoy a breakfast of Vanilla Chai infused cinnamon roll and chai tea

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #AmericasTea #CollectiveBias Today is the first day of school, and a good friend of mine is hosting several of us for a … celebration breakfast. As much as we will miss the lazy days of summer, the return […]

Summer Camp: I Didn’t Remember This!

Comparing Concordia Language Villages in 2014 to 1991

They always say you can never go back, but I did my best to disprove that wisdom when I took my family to Spanish immersion camp last week in Minnesota. It’s a truly unique camp with campers from all over the country gathered together in a summer camp atmosphere to soak in all the Spanish […]

Summer Camp: Just Like I Remember

Creating authentic to the culture arts and crafts

My family and I are on our third day at camp. Yep, all of us. We are enjoying a Family Week at El Lago del Bosque in Minnesota where we are being immersed in Spanish. The camp, run by Concordia Language Villages, is surprisingly similar in many ways to the experiences I had growing up […]

T-Mobile Free Data Is Going To Make Back To School Easier

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #TabletTrio #CollectiveBias The wee ones head back to school next week, and sometimes I feel like I’ve bitten off more than I can chew this year. As they’re getting older, they’re getting more and more involved in sports, […]

Homemade S’mores Cake Recipe

Gorgeous and easy homemade s'mores cake

Little Miss’s birthday was a little over a week ago, and as is our usual tradition, I let her choose what she wanted for her birthday dinner and her birthday cake. Interestingly, she chose pancakes for dinner, which was awesome. Personally, I’m not a huge fan of pancakes, and the wee ones think I don’t […]

Top 5 Palmolive Dish Soap Uses #Palmolive25Ways #cbias

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #Palmolive25Ways #CollectiveBias I collect gadgets, especially kitchen gadgets. I absolutely love them – partly because I cook and bake so much and spend so much time in the kitchen. I developed a rule for myself long ago that […]

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This is a sponsored post on behalf of Safeskin and Pear with Global Influence. The wee ones both play sports. Mister Man does tae kwon do three nights a week, and Little Miss is involved in competitive gymnastics. Though they aren’t traditional team sports, with Little Miss’s competitive gymnastics, we are moving that way. She […]

Cheesy Stuffed Bagel Dogs – Easier With Online Coupons!

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PackedWithSavings #CollectiveBias Summer is nearly over. That’s a good thing and a bad thing around here. I’ll miss spending so much time with my family and doing all sorts of fun things, but my wallet will be happier […]