5 Steps Towards a Healthier Year with #QuakerPopped – Enter the #Giveaway, Too!

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So Quaker asked what 5 small steps I'm taking toward a healthier lifestyle in the new year.  I had to think about it because it's not like I made a bulleted list when the new year started, but I did realize that I do have some changes I've made and hope to continue through the new year.  They are: 1) A 10-mile run.  This week, I signed up to run … [Read more...]

Best of Beauty: I Got “Weekend Chic” Hair with Nexxus #spon

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While I had heard of Nexxus hair products before, I had never used them before. I received an email from some of their PR folks about these great hair style ideas from Nexxus - all with Nexxus products that you can buy right at your local Walmart! The options were: -Elegant Side Chignon -Hollywood Waves -Weekend Chic -Smooth & … [Read more...]

DisneyBaby.com’s Little Character Contest & My Magical Baby Moment

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Disclosure: A big thanks to Disney Baby for sponsoring this post and the Disney Baby “Little Character” Contest. I don't know if you guys remember but back in January, I co-hosted a Twitter party about Disney Baby's brand new website, DisneyBaby.com. We were talking about magical moments with baby. Now, DisneyBaby.com is hosting a really … [Read more...]

Ever Heard of CoolSculpting? Here’s the Deal (And a Chance to Win)

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Have you guys heard of Cool Sculpting? I have to admit, I hadn't until I received a note about this in my inbox. Here's some info about Cool Sculpting: CoolSculpting is a breakthrough, FDA-cleared and non-invasive procedure that gently and effectively reduces fat in problem areas of the body. This results in noticeable, natural-looking fat … [Read more...]

Fulfilling Healthy New Years Resolutions with Tropicana’s #Trop50

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One summer when I was in my mid-20s, I started having some health issues.  I was having chest tightness, chest pain and tachycardia (heart racing) pretty regularly.  Pretty scary, right?  I was young but I had a series of tests done and everything looked okay but no doctors could figure out what was going on. Finally one day one doctor asked me … [Read more...]

Kidworth: A Better Financial Future for your Kids

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I'll be the first to admit that I'm terrible at managing finances.  (My husband is nodding his head with a little too much agreement and gusto as I type!)  I'm an editor, a reader.  I like to play with words, read words and laugh at typos on blogs. Numbers, and keeping those numbers organized and goal-oriented, they just don't come naturally to … [Read more...]

Beautiful Tennis Bracelets, Diamonds & More on Anjolee.com

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This one goes out to all of the guys out there who are stumped looking for a holiday or birthday gift for their women.  Because I'm going to tell you guys that this is one I know she'll love.  Because no matter how varied each woman's personality and taste is, women love diamonds.  I'll admit it.  I'm a practical kind of gal when it comes to … [Read more...]

Volunteer Spot: Supporting My School My Way #myschoolmyway

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If you count preschool, I'm on my sixth year of school with my oldest and third year with my youngest.  I've always known how important it is to volunteer in my child's school.  It helps them to see your face there supporting their school and it helps you by allowing you to get to know the right people at school!  I've been a room parent twice, … [Read more...]

$10 off at giggleDEALS – Best Deals in Baby Products

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This following is a sponsored post from giggleDEALS.com: The best in baby now brings you the best baby deals! The first retailer to launch their own flash sales site, giggle has just launched giggleDEALS where parents and gift-givers can save up to 70% on some of the best baby brands out there - everything from clothes and accessories to … [Read more...]

Share Your Baby’s Crawling Milestones with Baby Center and Tide

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My first child, Ben, took a while to first crawl. As new parents, we had expected our darling baby boy to start crawling at precisely 6 months of age. It didn't occur to us that maybe he had his own schedule. We'd watch him rock back and forth and excitedly get the camera ready to record that milestone. But then he turned 7 months old and he still … [Read more...]