Toy Review: Last Bit of Summer Fun with Bunch O Balloons

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We had way too much fun playing with Zuru's Bunch O' Balloons when we were visiting my parents in North Carolina earlier in August. Looking to have some last minute summer fun while it's still warm out? This is the toy for your kiddos. What can I say? Water balloons are fun for all ages but filling them up and tying them can be a PITA. … [Read more...]

Chic Bodysuits for the Business Casual Look with TUXE Wear #FashionFriday

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You know how you're looking to tuck a nice blouse into a skirt or pants and you just can't get it to tuck right? Or you tuck it, head to your meeting/event/whatever and find yourself fussing with it the entire time? Enter TUXE Bodywear. I wasn't sure what to think of this at first - TUXE Wear makes high-end body suits, basically. I wondering if … [Read more...]

Maisie Loves BarkBox.com! #NationalDogDay

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In honor of National Dog Day yesterday, I wanted to share a quickie about subscription box service BarkBox.com. I signed up the day after we picked up Maisie from the shelter and we got a box last week. Since we're newbie dog owners, I thought this would be a fun way to try out some dog products since everything is new to us! Maybe we'd discover a … [Read more...]

Improve Your Gorgeous Lips with Restylane Silk #ad

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Disclaimer: This post is sponsored by Restylane Silk. However, the thoughts and opinions are my own.   Last month, I had the pleasure of attending a brunch in honor of Restylane Silk, the new, natural-looking solution for aging, thinning lips. I know Im not alone in this problem, but it was reaffirming to see a room full of beauty … [Read more...]

Neutrogena: The Only Sunblock We Use {And A Review of Neutrogena Wet Skin} #ChooseSkinHealth

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While yes, this is a sponsored post, I'm going to tell you guys the Gods honest truth: Neutrogena is the only sunscreen I use on myself and on my children and that's the way it has been for years. We've tried a lot of sunscreens over the years but the one we've had the most success with is Neutrogena. For starters, Cole (8) used to have really … [Read more...]

Back to School with @CVS_Extra Gold Emblem’s Abound #CVSHealthierSummer

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Maaaan, how is it August already? This summer is whizzing by faster than a ride on Amtrak's Acela. It's about that time that we need to start thinking about back to school. Gulp! I have to admit, I've really been enjoying having my boys home this summer and I'll definitely miss them when they are back to school in the fall. On my list for August … [Read more...]

$100 Stella & Dot #Giveaway: My Favorites from Stella & Dot’s Newly Launched Fall Line #FashionFriday

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It's humid and hot outside, so it's hard to believe that FALL is around the corner. And my favorite part of fall? The fashion! So it's perfect timing that Stella & Dot just launched their brand-new, gorgeous Fall line last week. My friendJenThomas has been a Stylist and leader in the Philly area for over 5 years and always gives me insider … [Read more...]

Join Me Today 4 the @OfficeDepot Twitter Party – $750 in Gift Card Prizes! #GearUpForSchool

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This summer is FLYING BACK at lightning speed. I love having my boys home with me and I'll admit that love that we don't have to battle with homework! But the clock is ticking and back to school season is already upon us. I'm sure you guys have already seen all the school items out at your local store. Office Depot has everything you could need … [Read more...]

Come to Mama: The Perfect Drink App & Scale Make You the Ultimate Bartender #BBNYC #SweetSuite15

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Another brand I met at Sweet Suite last week in New York City was the makers behind the Perfect Drink. I think this may have been one of the first booths I visited, cuz hey, I can sniff out a good cocktail better than most ;-) They were making margaritas so I had to try one - all in the name of transparent reviewing, right? The Perfect Drink … [Read more...]

I’m Telling My Birth Story 11 Years Later #EndMaternalMortality #BlogHer15

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Who would you be if your mother had died in childbirth? That was the question Dr. Priya Agrawal for Merck for Mothers posed to us over the weekend on a panel at BlogHer on raising awareness to help end maternal mortality. Really think about your answer. It's a terrible thing to contemplate. Growing up without a mother; or consider your … [Read more...]