Kwik Stix and Magic Stix – The Solution for Parents and Teachers – No More Messy Art Time

I don’t know about you, but my 6 year old and my 9 year old both love to color.  And as much as I love the little bit of quiet time, it seems they are both always making a mess with paint or leaving the caps off of markers, so they dry out.  Crayons were our only choice up until recently, until we found Magic Stix and Kwik Stix! Magic Stix are markers which are guaranteed to bring long lasting color as you can keep the cap off for up to 7 days … [Read more...]

The Meaning of Christmas & a Giveaway – ends 1/7/2018 #ACharmedChristmas

Christmas holds a very special place in my heart.  I became Catholic in 2017 and this is my first year celebrating Christmas as a convert.  While I have always tried to instill in my daughters the real meaning of Christmas, that is even more important to me this year.  The season tends to get away from us and I feel it is very important to keep the reason for the season above everything else.  As we all know, Christmas is the celebration of … [Read more...]

Star Wars Return of the Holiday Gift Guide Giveaway – ends 12/31

Welcome to the Star Wars Return of the Holiday Gift Guide Giveaway We have teamed up with Heather Lopez of The Social Commerce Mom & Bloggin' Mamas to bring you this awesome giveaway. Now on her 3rd year, Heather curates a mega-sized Star Wars gift guide with 10 different categories and over 120 items! To check out the whole guide, click Star Wars Return of the Holiday Gift Guide. Plus, we've got 3 Star Wars prizes to give away, thanks to … [Read more...]

The Perfect Gift for the Person Who Has Everything: NEW Choice Gift Cards #ChoiceCards17 and a $75 Amazon Giveaway – ends 12/22

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Tatu Digital Media. Need a last minute gift for a hard to shop for family member?  Have a friend that has everything?  Gift cards are always an easy “go to” gift.  However, picking a retailer can be difficult.   That’s where the new Choice Cards comes in! Rolling out in December in Kroger, Albertsons, Safeway and Target stores; ChoiceCards give you three choices of gift cards, each redeemable at a bunch … [Read more...]

Holiday Gift Guide: Amazon Fire 7 Giveaway – ends 12/26

Amazon Fire 7 Tablet Giveaway Co-hosted by Tom's Take On Things and Everything Mommyhood The Holidays and Christmas time are supposed to be filled with family, friends, good tidings, and joy. The thought of dressing the tree, hanging stockings, and making cookies are just some of the things we should focus on. We all know there is a good deal of negativity out there between those fighting, terrorist attacks, and even what we might find within … [Read more...]

$25 GameStop Gift Card Giveaway – ends 12/22

Welcome to the Thank You For Being My Friend Giveaway Hosted and Sponsored by Tom's Take On Things Tom from Tom's Take On Things just wants to be generous and host a giveaway for all of you to have a chance to win a gift card in the upcoming Holiday Season. So who is your best friend? All we want to know is what you are buying your best friend for Christmas or the Holiday? In the meantime, you have a chance to win this $25 GameStop Gift Card … [Read more...]

200+ Stocking Stuffer Ideas for The Man in Your Life

This post may contain affiliate links. Everyone I know keeps asking ideas all over social media for stocking stuffers, and it seems, the most asked question is ideas for the men in their lives. I decided it would be a good idea to do a blog post sharing ideas for stocking stuffers for the men! I know I personally had the same problem when shopping for stocking stuffers for my man, so I know that I'm not alone. Let me know below if you have any … [Read more...]

Step2 Grand Walk-In Wood Play Kitchen & Accessories Giveaway – ends 12/13

When you have a little one, a kitchen set is a staple in most playrooms. Boys and girls alike love to mimic their parents! That's why the brand new Grand Walk-In Wood Kitchen from Step2 is sure to be a huge hit with your little one this holiday season! Your child will be the envy of every little chef with this extra-large and luxurious wooden play kitchen by Step2. This beautiful, premium kid’s pretend play kitchen features a large walk-in … [Read more...]

Spruce Up Your Home for the Holidays with Pottery Barn & HomeGoods $150 – ends 12/4

Welcome to the Spruce Up Your Home for the Holidays Giveaway! We have teamed up with a handful of other bloggers to bring this fabulous giveaway to you! The holidays are right around the corner and everyone will be decorating soon if they haven't started already. Now is the time to spruce up your home for the holidays. We are offering one of our lucky readers the chance to win TWO gift cards, a $100 Pottery Barn Gift Card and a $50 HomeGoods … [Read more...]

AutoPets Pet-Tech The Litter Robot Giveaway – ends 11/27

We have teamed up with Bloggin' Mamas and a few other bloggers for this wonderful giveaway. Litter-Robot III Open Air is the automatic self-cleaning litter box.  After the cat exits the litter box, the patented sifting process automatically separates the waste from the clean litter and deposits the clumps into a waste drawer for easy disposal. -Spacious litter chamber great for cats big and small (5 lbs and up) -Self-cleans after each … [Read more...]


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...]