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    Preparing for Winter with Vicks®- Plus Giveaway!

    This is a sponsored post written for Vicks® Humidifiers. I was compensated and provided complimentary products for this post. All opinions are my own. Preparing for Winter with Vicks® – Plus Giveaway! This time of year with its chilly and often snowy weather makes me really enjoy cozy days at home. I love to wrap […] Read more…

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    Monte Cristo Sandwiches with Sargento® Slices

    This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Sargento® Cheese for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Have you ever had a Monte Cristo sandwich? I mean, a really good Monte Cristo sandwich? The salty meats paired with rich melted cheese sandwiched between soft bread and surrounded by golden fried batter. The […] Read more…

Food

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    Monte Cristo Sandwiches with Sargento® Slices

    This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Sargento® Cheese for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Have you ever had a Monte Cristo sandwich? I mean, a really good Monte Cristo sandwich? The salty meats paired with rich melted cheese sandwiched between soft bread and surrounded by golden fried batter. The […] Read more…

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    Kielbasas and Potato Skillet – Cheap and Delicious Meal!

    KIELBASA AND POTATO SKILLET – CHEAP AND DELICIOUS MEAL I recently found myself wandering the isles of the grocery store in a zombie-like state searching for something to make for dinner while my precious child whined incessantly, “are we done yet?!” While picking out a package of hot dogs, I noticed a coupon for $1.00 off […] Read more…

Busy Women Loving Life

  • Important Tips for Taking a Meal to Friends

    Important Tips for Taking a Meal to Friends

    A big thank you to the oh-so delicious Tradewinds Slow-Brewed Teas in partnership with Mom It Forward Bloggers Network for sponsoring this post. Have you ever received meals from friends, family, church members, or coworkers after you had a new baby or were dealing with sickness or a difficult time in life? Isn’t it so […] Read more…

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    Moxie Brush Hair Straightener Review

    I was blessed with a head of thick, curly hair! Lest you think I’m bragging, let me tell you, it’s not always a walk in the park to have all this hair. My friends with naturally curly hair will agree; managing curly hair can be work. Whenever I have moved to a new town, one of my […] Read more…

Healthy Living

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    Preparing for Winter with Vicks®- Plus Giveaway!

    This is a sponsored post written for Vicks® Humidifiers. I was compensated and provided complimentary products for this post. All opinions are my own. Preparing for Winter with Vicks® – Plus Giveaway! This time of year with its chilly and often snowy weather makes me really enjoy cozy days at home. I love to wrap […] Read more…

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    Benefits of Probiotics and Vitamins

    This post was sponsored by Nature Made® as a part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central You know, it can be so easy for us busy working moms to be so focused on work, kids, and other life tasks that we run ourselves right into the ground. I constantly find that I’m thinking of others […] Read more…

Family Life

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    Imaginative and Active Play with WowWee and Duracell

    This post was sponsored by Duracell as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central Are you starting to think holiday shopping? Or maybe a child in your family has a birthday coming up? WowWee has two of the hottest toys this season: CHiP the robot dog and COJI. Your kids will love them both! […] Read more…

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    How We Can Protect Children From Dying in Hot Cars

    How We Can Protect Children From Dying in Hot Cars Some days I think I need to stop scrolling my Facebook feed. Just when I need a little break and decide to casually peruse social media, I end up reading so many upsetting things. One narrative that seems to repeat over and over, like some kind of […] Read more…

Thrifty Living

  • kielbasa-and-potatoes-header

    Kielbasas and Potato Skillet – Cheap and Delicious Meal!

    KIELBASA AND POTATO SKILLET – CHEAP AND DELICIOUS MEAL I recently found myself wandering the isles of the grocery store in a zombie-like state searching for something to make for dinner while my precious child whined incessantly, “are we done yet?!” While picking out a package of hot dogs, I noticed a coupon for $1.00 off […] Read more…

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    17 Fun and Helpful Things to do With a Cereal Box

    This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CerealAnytime #CollectiveBias I love cereal! One of my all time favorites is Honey Bunches of Oats. It’s so perfect! Crunchy and slightly sweet deliciousness. I’m one who is completely happy to eat cereal anytime of the day. It’s the […] Read more…

Faith

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    Skipping Church on Mother’s Day

    Photo Credit: Unsplash Every day I look at Facebook’s “On This Day” app to see what I was up to exactly one year before. My posts seem to split into my own specific version of B.C./A.D.: B.B. which is “Before Baby” when I read my posts and think “dear goodness, could I have created more boring […] Read more…

  • What Do You Have in Your House

    What Do You Have in Your House?

    I am so excited to introduce this encouraging article by Ruth Puleo. Her message is so simple and yet so powerful when applied in your life.  Ruth has been a tremendous encouragement in my own life. She is the Director of Women of Purpose and for years I really enjoyed attending they annual conference and […] Read more…

Holidays

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    Three Perfect Pies to Make for Thanksgiving

    This post about Three Perfect Pies to Make for Thanksgiving may contain affiliate links.  I have a fantasy surrounding Thanksgiving. The unfortunate thing is that I think this fantasy sounds expensive. I dream of owning a big house in the country (but let’s be real… not too far away from a Target and Starbucks. #priorities) […] Read more…

  • 67 Easy Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Kids

    67 Easy Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day With Kids

    Don’t let my red(ish) hair fool you; I’m not Irish. I don’t wear green very often. I have no interest in a St. Patrick’s Day bar hop. I rarely even remember the holiday until halfway through the day. I guess I’m just boring like that. BUT now that my daughter is preschool age, I cannot […] Read more…