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...]

Save Your Calories for Thanksgiving Dinner, Start Your Day with Premier Protein

This is a sponsored post. All thoughts and opinions are those of our own. Thanksgiving is on Thursday and with Thanksgiving comes a lot of preparation if you're cooking a big dinner to feed your family. There's turkey and ham, dressing/stuffing, green bean casserole, mac and cheese, mashed potatoes, gravy, sweet potato casserole, cranberry sauce, pumpkin pie, and so much more. You know you will more than likely be indulging, maybe even over … [Read more...]

Lower Your Bills with the Phantom Toilet and UHET Water Saving Kit Plus Giveaway $300 Value – ends 11/27

This is a sponsored post. All thoughts and opinions are those of our own. I know this is definitely a different review than we've ever done, so obviously it's a quite different giveaway too. Let's face it though, everyone needs a toilet in their life! We have teamed up with Niagara Conservation for their newly released Phantom toilet and UHET™ Water-Saving Kit. When I was chosen to review this product, I had no idea that I'd actually LIKE a … [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...]

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...]

Say Oui to Yoplait’s New French Yogurt #ad #OuibyYoplait

This is a sponsored post. All thoughts and opinions are those of our own. My family loves yogurt, and we are always buying all the new kinds that come out. If you’re a yogurt connoisseur such as myself, you will notice that there are all kinds of flavors and brands in store all the time. I was SOOO excited to see the new Oui French Style Yogurt by Yoplait. I have to admit that cute glass jars it comes in are just completely adorable. My … [Read more...]

5 Fun Activities To Do with Your Kids This Summer to Limit Screen Time

This post was sponsored by Comcast. All thoughts and opinions are those of my own. Every summer, I struggle as a mom to give my kids fun things to do that do not involve electronics.  Don’t get me wrong, my kids get their screen time, but since school got out, it is a constant battle to keep them entertained and happy.  It is super easy to turn on their favorite shows or give them the iPad to keep their fights down and my sanity in its place. … [Read more...]

Calroo App and $150 Giveaway – Your Fave Restaurant, Bath & Body Works & more – ends 7/5/2017

We teamed up with Bloggin' Mamas and Calroo to spread the word about this great new family friendly app. I am deeply in love with the Calroo App. In my situation, I have two girls and an ex husband whom I share custody with. We all have this app and we work out our schedules together and I can't even tell you what a lifesaver this has been!! No arguing of any sort, and the app is right there to tell each of us what we need to do. It really is … [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...]