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 ...

4 Ways To Make Everyday Softer

Charmin Essentials Strong

“This post was sponsored by Charmin Essentials as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central.” Life isn't easy. Sometimes it's a little rough around the edges. It doesn't have to be...and I'm here to help you make every day a little more special.  Here are four ways to make today softer (and more affordable).  Do something the night before.  Taking five minutes in the evening ...

5 Ways To Balance Your Life

Balance Bar

  Please note this is a sponsored campaign on behalf of Balance.  My opinions are my own and were not influenced in any way.   I am part of the Mom It Forward Blogger Network. Life is tough.  There's no way around it.  The days are busy and full of obligations and you'll often find yourself with decisions to make that are less than fun.  I find that a happy, organized, and low-stress ...

Baby On The Go

So one of the things I've very quickly learned is that babies slow you down.  I mean this in the nicest way of course, because being babies are amazing.  However, there are some tools that can help you keep your mojo and momentum.  Here are a few of my favorite things. Please note I received samples of some of these items in order to be able to write these reviews.  My opinions are my own and ...