Archives for August 2016

Get your FREE Einstein Bros. Bagels Fresh-Cracked Egg Sandwiches & help kids in need…

Today is a GREAT day to stop into your neighborhood Einstein Bros. Bages! I never need a reason or excuse to eat at Einstein Bros. Bagels but if I did they've given me a great one. You see, Einstein Bros. Bagels contacted me to help spread the word about their new partnership with No Kid Hungry and I, of course, jumped at the chance. I mean, who wouldn't want to tell everyone that not only can you try one of  their delicious new gourmet bagel … [Read more...]

The Office Depot Foundation’s National Backpack Program Helps Kids Nationwide… #ODFcares

Have you heard of the Office Depot Foundation's National Backpack Program? Can you imagine showing up for your first day of school with no supplies? Unfortunately, millions of kids are far from properly equipped for school and this literally tears my heart apart. My Mamma was far from well off and since there were not a backpack program near me,  I remember using many 'class supplies' and it was very embarrassing. Now that I am an adult with … [Read more...]

Five ways to help teens get excited for their college adventures!

Well, it is officially that time of year where soon-to-be college students begin packing for their college adventures. Now, as exciting as it is, it can also be a time of mixed emotions for the students as they prepare to leave home. Truth is, it is just as emotional for parents but we need to do what we help our teens through this time. One way we can support our kids emotionally is to show our pride in the school they have chosen to go to. To … [Read more...]

15 Must-Watch Teen Flicks

*Disclosure - this post contains affiliate links to help support this blog. By clicking on any link you help this blog continue. This does not change the fact that all views and opinions are honest and our own.  My teen years were not so fun. I led a very crazy life that included tons of hormones, living away from home, moving back home, boyfriends, friendships, and just all out crazy life. That being said, life would have been ten times … [Read more...]

Dive into Summer Ocean Animals Prize Package Giveaway

So, there has been one topic that has been huge in my house... I mean HUGE! And that is Dory; you know from the Disney/Pixar's movie Finding Dory? Well, since the movie has come out, my kids have been obsessed with all things Dory and other ocean animals, which is perfect timing since we had just received two new National Geographic Kids Books that encourages kids to 'dive in' and learn all about the REAL characters from the movie.  First off, … [Read more...]

A Happy, Healthy Dog Starts Today & a Visa Prize Package Giveaway

A healthy dog is a happy dog. A healthy dog also makes a happy owner. We never want to see our furry family members feeling down, and prevention is always better than a cure. I know I always want my Precious to feel her best. That's why I do everything I can to make sure that I'm always ahead of the curve when it comes to her health. Here are some tips to help you make sure that your dog is always a happy, healthy dog, too. Prevention is Key for … [Read more...]

The in’s & outs on Seaworld’s Summer Soak Party

Have you heard the news that Seaworld is having a Summer Soak Party? Well, we were guests of Seaworld last weekend so that we could come back and tell you all about it... so here we go... The In's & Out's of Seaworld's Summer Soak Party! What is the Summer Soak Party? SeaWorld San Antonio will offer guests another way to beat the summer with an ultimate weekend water party – Summer Soak Party, which will operate Saturdays and Sundays … [Read more...]

Happy New School Year S’mores Snack Mix #SproutsBoxTops

*Disclosure - This S'mores Snack Mix was made in partnership with Acorn Influence. This does not change the fact that all views and opinions are honest and our own, as we abide by all FTC Regulations! Make it a great school year with Happy New School Year S'mores Snack Mix!   The jump from kindergarten to first grade is sometimes super-hard on kids. I remember Little Man coming home from the first day of first grade hunched over … [Read more...]

Five back-to-school tips to help you bring the family back to the dinner table & a giveaway

I can't believe that I am saying it, but it is time to start thinking about and planning for our kids to go back-to-school. I know it has been an amazing Summer of waking up when we all wanted to, eating lunch whenever the first kid complains of being hungry and having dinner anytime between five and seven, depending on how that day is going. However, school will be starting soon and it is time to buckle down and get ready so that it is not such … [Read more...]

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