$25 Starbucks Gift Card Giveaway – ends 1/22

Most people on the Eastern half of the country are getting hit with some winter weather. Most of the country (and continent) is seeing some pretty cold temps. So here's your chance to warm up with something delicious! Head below and enter to win a $25 Starbucks gift card to nourish your tummy and take some time to sit back and relax. Giveaway is open to US &CAN and ends on 1/22 at 11:59pm EST. Good luck! Must be 18+ to … [Read more...]

Shopkins Live! Shop it Up! – Coming Soon to Augusta GA & Somewhere Near You #ShopkinsLive

This is a sponsored post, as we received tickets in exchange for promotions. All thoughts and opinions are those of our own. Oh my gosh you guys!!! Shopkins is the BIGGEST toy brand in our household, and I know so many kids love them. I recently learned that Koba Entertainment is doing Shopkins Live! Shop it Up! around the US and they will be in Augusta, GA on January 21, 2018 which is coming up soon and it's near where we live. Koba … [Read more...]

Current – The Debit Card for Kids and Teens

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Current. All thoughts and opinions are those of our own. One of the more important decisions that we make as parents is when to allow our child to get a debit card.  Many parents I know wait until their child has their first job or starts driving.  However, a lot of times a child is mature enough to handle the responsibility prior to that.  Also, how do you know your child is ready?  My very mature 9 year … [Read more...]

Leap! Donate Your Used Dance Shoes #LeapForFootloose

I've partnered with Bloggin' Mamas for this social good campaign. I may receive movie-related promotional items or experiences; but all opinions expressed are my own and no monetary compensation was received. In support of the home entertainment release of the heartwarming animated family adventure, Leap!, Lionsgate has partnered with the non-profit organization, FOOTLOOSE, to gather donations of new and gently used dance shoes to help … [Read more...]

Janie and Jack – Holiday Gift Guide Collection #JandJHoliday

This post contains affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on my links. I was compensated for this post. From classic red hues and luxe velvet to elegant necklines and plush accents, the J&J Holiday collection captures the glamour and excitement of the most wonderful time of the year. Highlights from the collection include full, printed skirts and polished shift dresses for women along with … [Read more...]

My Rx Profile – It Could Save Your Life #myRXProfile

This is a sponsored post. All thoughts and opinions are those of our own. Cold and flu season is hot on our heels. Being a mom to two beautiful girls means I don’t have a lot of time to be sick. And if you are like most moms, you sometimes tend to put your own health aside because you are busying your mind with the worry of your kids. And I will be the first to tell you that taking care if YOU is one of the most important things you can do for … [Read more...]

15 Minute Recipe: Simple Creamy Chicken Noodle Pot Pie

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Progresso. All thought and opinions are those of our own. Being a mom and always being on the go is a rough and tiring job, by the time dinner comes around I know I'm already exhausted and wanting to head to bed...but you know, kids, they want dinner. Some of those nights I draw a blank on what we should have for dinner, or I just completely forgot to thaw something out. Just recently I ran into that … [Read more...]

Tips for Dating as a Single Mother

A lot of you know I went through a divorce and I really haven't touched base on any of it, but it is what it is, and I'm moving on. Dating after an extended absence from the romantic scene can be a daunting prospect. For women attempting to re-enter the dating world after having had children, the anxieties can be even more powerful. But the fact is, dating as a single mother is no huge difficulty, as long as you remember some basic tips. Ask … [Read more...]

Make Snack Time Sweet with TEDDY SOFT BAKED Filled Snacks! (And Sweepstakes ends 9/29)

This post was sponsored by Nabisco as part of an Integrated Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. I don't know about you, but I'm always on a hunt for snacks for my girls that are made with quality ingredients. Some times that's difficult to find, especially when it's a sweet treat! Until now, we are making snack time sweet with TEDDY SOFT BAKED Filled Snacks! I recently was perusing the aisles at … [Read more...]

Lunch On The Go and Santa Fe Salad Recipe! Plus a Giveaway! – ends 9/28 #StoredBrilliantly

This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/Rubbermaid®. All thoughts and opinions are those of my own. All of you who have followed my blog for awhile now, know that I was a stay at home mom. I recently started working outside the home in the past few weeks. I was separated and divorced last year while living in Georgia and I recently relocated to South Carolina for a fresh start with my kids. Along with that I knew I had to get a job. Which means … [Read more...]

Recipes

Ling Ling Fried Rice is Such a Time Saver – No More Take Out for Us #LingLingFriedRice

This post was sponsored by Ling Ling, all opinions expressed in my post are my own.  As a single mom it seems I'm always in a rush to get food on the table after homework and then baths and reading every single night. That's when I discovered Ling Ling Fried Rice. It comes in several delicious flavors and it's so easy to cook and only takes 10 minutes on the stove top. You can either microwave it or cook in a skillet for a crispier texture. I … [Read More...]

15 Minute Recipe: Simple Creamy Chicken Noodle Pot Pie

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Progresso. All thought and opinions are those of our own. Being a mom and always being on the go is a rough and tiring job, by the time dinner comes around I know I'm already exhausted and wanting to head to bed...but you know, kids, they want dinner. Some of those nights I draw a blank on what we should have for dinner, or I just completely forgot to thaw something out. Just recently I ran into that … [Read More...]

Lunch On The Go and Santa Fe Salad Recipe! Plus a Giveaway! – ends 9/28 #StoredBrilliantly

This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/Rubbermaid®. All thoughts and opinions are those of my own. All of you who have followed my blog for awhile now, know that I was a stay at home mom. I recently started working outside the home in the past few weeks. I was separated and divorced last year while living in Georgia and I recently relocated to South Carolina for a fresh start with my kids. Along with that I knew I had to get a job. Which means … [Read More...]