Summer Heat Won’t Scare Me – Dove Advanced Care Deoderant

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Dove. I received a product sample and promotional item to thank me for my participation. I love in Michigan and its FINALLY starting to feel warm. It isn't summer heat but I don't have to worry about getting smelly or having pit stains because I have officially switched my deodorant to Dove Advanced Care. Besides the … [Read more...]

May The Fourth Be With You – Star Wars Toothbrushes From Firefly

I normally don't do reviews for small things like toothbrushes and personal care items but I am a HUGE Star Wars fan and I knew my 6 year old would get a kick out of them. What I didn't expect was that my teenage son's friend would BEG the six year old for one of the toothbrushes. In his defense they are pretty cool. Aiden chose the Darth Vader brush. It comes with a cover that reflects the red … [Read more...]

Taking My Meals to “Flavortown” With Guy Fieri Sausages #CookingWithGuyFieri

I participated in a Influencer Activation for Guy Fieri Sausage. I received product samples to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation.   Every once in awhile I get an offer to try something amazing that challenges me to come up with a recipe using a new product. In this case, I was asked to give Guy Fieri Sausages.  Because it is warm enough to … [Read more...]

Your Underarms Are Skin Too! *Dove Advanced Care Anti-Perspirant/Deoderant*

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Dove. I received a product sample and promotional item to thank me for my participation. I recently began to start really paying attention to my skin. I am VERY blessed that I don't look my age but I want it to stay that way, so I have started skin care regimens. Many people don't realize that skin in your … [Read more...]

Older Kids, Laundry Piles and Being #FreeToBe

My children are 17, 12 and 6. I am the mean mom that makes the 12 and 17 year old's do their own laundry! I had to take care of mine when I became a teenager. I won't ever be that mom that does loads of laundry for my kid when he is home from college. Not me. Not happening. I do, however have one little dude, 6 years old, who could care less that he is filthy. I think his life revolves around … [Read more...]

Beat the Heat With the Right Maternity Clothes

Fun, flirty, fashionable maternity clothes give expectant and later breastfeeding mothers many options to choose from. Image by  Sara Neff via Flickr Pregnancy, any time or season of the year, can be perfectly easy, or, as it is for most women, an occasionally (if not frequently) uncomfortable adventure with your future offspring. If you’re lucky enough, you’ll surround yourself with a partner, … [Read more...]