Friday’s Fresh Picks: Mug Love

Friday's Fresh Picks Mug Love

Good Morning, Happy Friday and Welcome to Friday’s Fresh Picks!! I hope you have been enjoying the series so far because I really have loved picking different themes and ideas for the week!  This week I started with Mugs and kept going to music and social good.  Check it out and let me know what […]

Schedule Your Mammography!!


I am sure you already know that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  My friend Kat wrote a guest post on my blog calling October “Pink-tober” because the pink washing of America can be a bit overbearing at times.  However, the core goals and ideas of Breast Cancer Awareness Month are still just as important […]

The importance of imagination – why does it matter?

Ways to help Spark a Child's Imagination

The term “wild imagination” has been used countless amounts of times to describe my son Derek.  No matter how much I hear it I still get a pinch of pride run through me when the words are spoken.  I believe childhood is such an important time to allow children to just be.  When others see […]

VTech Holiday Giveaway {One Winner Four Great Toys}


When Derek and Hayley were younger they loved anything that made a lot of noise, sang songs, was big/plastic/colorful and that they could ride on!!  VTech toys always delivered in every aspect plus they were durable, easy to clean and typically made it through both kids!!   Today, in an effort to help you start […]

Thrilling Thursdays Giveaway Link-Up

Thrilling Thursday Giveaway Link Up

Hello and Happy Thursday!!  Welcome Back to Thrilling Thursdays Blog Giveaway Link Up hosted by  Momma Lew, We’re Parents!? and Me!!  Here you can add your giveaways and search for fun giveaways to enter!!!  We wish you all GOOD LUCK!! Before you go be sure to check out my giveaway for a Holiday Barbie, Transformer 12 inch […]

LOL with #SheSnapped


Welcome Back to another week of #SheSnapped.  It’s been fun and we have loved you all joining in and following along!  Please share your photos with us, it’s all about what YOU snapped! This weeks theme is LOL!  Share something that makes you LAUGH OUT LOUD.  Since Halloween is coming I thought I would share […]

Fab 15 Holiday Toy List PLUS #Giveaway

Enter to win 3 of KMarts FAB 15 Toys For The Holiday Season

In the blogosphere the holiday planning starts late summer so by now I am full on consumed with holiday planning and posts.  To many of you it may seem early but in my house planning early works best so that Santa is sure to please everyone!  I love checking out all the hottest toys of […]

Friday’s Fresh Picks: Cute AND Comfortable Shoes?!

Friday's Fresh Picks- Cute AND Comfortable Shoes?!

This Friday’s Fresh Picks comes to you from the lobby of an event at work!!  I am sitting here with my feet up and THROBBING and my co-workers friends and I decided we needed to pick CUTE and COMFORTABLE shoes!  Is there such a thing??  OR are cute and comfortable shoes just wishful thinking or […]

#SheSnapped Mug Shot

She Snapped

I know you all do it sometimes!!  Wake up in the morning, rub your eyes and dream of heading back to bed!  I think I do it almost every single morning!!  Then I crave some sort of beverage that will help stimulate my senses into a proper semi-functioning mode. I crave coffee!!!   This week for our […]

ABC Family’s 25 Days of Christmas Schedule 2014


  It’s finally here! Here’s this year’s ABC Family 25 Days of Christmas schedule!  I love the holiday season!  Cuddling up on the couch with the kids and hot cocoa watching Christmas shows is one of my favorite things to do in December!! Set your DVR!! Monday, December 1 (4:00–5:00 PM ET/PT) JACK FROST (1979) (5:00–6:00 […]

International Day of The Girl #DayOfTheGirl #GirlHero


Imagine not knowing when your birthday was.   How about thinking that in the eyes of your government you literally do not exist.   How would you feel if there was no record of you, at all?   In a world so consumed with numbers and percentages how would you feel knowing that you were […]

Friday’s Fresh Picks: Funky Owls

Fridays Fresh Picks Funky Owls

  When Derek turned one I bought him a tee shirt that said Look Hoo’s 1!  I think that is where my love of owls started.  When Hayley turned on 2 1/2 years later, I got her the same shirt and had a whole owl themed birthday party!!  I love cute owls, funky owls, whimsical […]