October Roundup

So fall is here and while it's not traditional, I love to do a round of cleaning in my home.  It's the perfect time of year to purge, clean, and get your home in shape for the long winter ahead.  After all, as the days get shorter and colder, you're going to be spending more and more time indoors.   This month I'm crushing on products that are helping me keep my home fresh and clean....and feel ...

Fall Faves

Fall Faves

Well, it's here.  Fall. It's hard to believe.  It sure snuck up on me.  BUT, it's my favorite season.  I always think of that line in You've Got Mail.....where Tom Hanks references a bouquet of freshly sharpened pencils.  Honestly, I'd love getting that gift.  Anyway, here's what I'm crushing on right now. Please note I received samples of some of these products to facilitate these reviews.  My ...

One Year Wonders

I can't believe my little is almost a year old.  I also can't believe the amount of STUFF we've gone through already.  There is SO.  MUCH.  STUFF.  We have donated and handed me down so many bags and boxes and I still feel like there's so much.  I will say, I thought I had a good handle on what I would use and love, but as he grew older, even our tried and true favorites changed.  So what are we ...

Summer’s Favorite Things

Please note I received samples of some of these items in order to write these reviews.  My opinions are my own and were not influenced in any way.  These are the items I'm actually using in my home right now. Tricky Ticks Connecticut is notorious for ticks.  Sadly, it's one of the things we're most famous for.  So with over an acre of property and two dogs, ticks are a big concern for me. ...

Summer Savers

This is my first summer as a mother, AND with a new, more full time job.  The two life changes combined?  Well they add up to some more than slightly chaotic days.  And now that summer is here, I've realized that there are just some things I'm going to have to do differently this year.  I've started taking some short cuts when possible.  It's also critical that I find the right product for my ...

Spring’s Favorite Things

Spring's Favorite Things

I know it's been a while since I've posted...and it's been even longer since I've written about my favorite things.  I've been busy on a few  new journeys.  I'll be blogging about those soon.  In the meantime, here's a favorite things post to get you through the work week.  Enjoy and please let me know what you'd like me to blog about, research and share with you! Please note I received samples ...

How You Can Help With The New #FolgersJingle

This post was sponsored by Folgers as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) guidelines concerning the use of endorsement and testimonials in advertising. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review. When I mentioned the Folgers Jingle, I bet you start singing it in your head don't you?  If ...

What Parents Value Most

You all know by now that I'm a new parent.  While I wouldn't by any means call myself experienced, I am learning the ropes, a little bit more every single day.  When you're at home washing bottles, feeding baby, and changing diapers, it's easy to forgot that there are other parents, just like you out there, fighting the same battles every single day.   “This review was made ...

Fall Finds and Favorites

Fall Favorites

As fall arrives every year, I can't help but feel like it's the start of something new.  My parents were both teachers so September brought with it new beginnings and new routines.  I think that even as an adult, I look forward to this renewal and look for ways to make life just a little bit better going into fall. Please note I received samples of some of these products in order to be able ...

WaterWipes, Walgreens and Our New Arrival, Oh My

Water Wipes Value Pack

This post was sponsored by WaterWipes as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. As you know from all of the baby posts over the past few months, I was due to become a new mom in October. Well, life has a way of making other plans for us and our little bundle arrived on September 16th. New Mom Paranoia Being a new mom bring ...