How Social Media Has Changed My Life in Significant Ways

This is an interesting post for me to write. I have thought many times over the past few years on how social media has changed my life but never even attempted to write a post on it because there are just so many ways that I never considered that it all might be covered in a single post. It probably still can’t but I will try. It was about three years ago after the birth of my third child that {Read More}

Capturing Moments of Joy #SFLYenJOYsummer


Some of my favorite pictures are those where I can completely capture the joy of my children. The pure, unabashed enjoyment of something so simple almost makes me jealous sometimes. Except that I get to share with them. It never gets old. These pictures are from last Summer. The air conditioning broke at our house and we had to have the entire unit replaced. They had to order it and it took 48 hours to get there. By this point, {Read More}

Tips & Tricks for Cooking With and For Kids #CookingConnections

I was recently part of a great chat on The Motherhood about cooking together with your kids. Since that is something I love to do, I was really excited to participate. It was especially interesting to see what others came up with as well: It’s NOT a recipe for disaster to involve kids in cooking – and in TheMotherhood on June 15, 2011, women gathered to talk about ways to engage kids in the kitchen!  Read on for a few {Read More}

Free Disney Vacation Planning DVD

Perhaps you have been searching or watching a lot of the Disney channel and you have now decided it is time to visit Walt Disney World. Now you can get your Free Disney Vacation Planning DVD here:

Pillsbury Simply Spring Brunch Tips


After a long winter, spring is finally here. Actually it is almost summer. And we think that calls for a celebration. The perfect way to welcome those chipper birds and early morning sunshine? A delicious homemade brunch. With wholesome shortcuts from Pillsbury, such as Simply… Buttermilk Biscuits and Rustic French Bread, crowd-pleasing meals are made easy. Simply… Biscuits and Bread contain wholesome ingredients, including flour, buttermilk and sugar. They have zero grams of trans fat, no high fructose corn syrup and no artificial colors or {Read More}

Mr. Popper’s Penguins Book & $25 Fandango Gift Card #Giveaway

Mr. Popper's Penguins Movie Poster

My kids are so excited about the new movie opening up tomorrow. Mr. Popper’s Penguins starring Jim Carrey and a bunch of penguins. ABOUT THE MR. POPPER’S PENGUINS MOVIE In this family comedy, Jim Carrey is Mr. Popper, a driven businessman who is clueless when it comes to the important things in life – until he inherits six penguins. Popper’s penguins turn his swank New York apartment into a snowy winter wonderland – and the rest of his life upside-down. Filmed {Read More}

Motorola Talkabout® MJ270 Walkie-Talkie Review – Perfect Gift Pick for Father’s Day

Motorola Talkabout® MJ27 Walkie-Talkies

The Motorola TALKABOUT MJ270R two-way radios from Motorola Solutions are a Father’s Day gift dad can use all year long to keep him in touch with those that matter most. Reliable features and reliable two-way communications at up to 27 miles are combined in a rugged and easy to use multi-purpose communication device. The MotorolaTalkabout MJ270R two-way radios are a must-have communication device for outdoor enthusiasts and keeps dad in constant communication on the trail, at the fishing hole or hunting {Read More}

Wordless Wednesday – Girl with the Dragon Tattoo with LINKY #ww #wordlesswednesday

Girl with the dragon tattoo

She is usually all girl. Totally feminine. Pinks. Purples. Hair bows. Makeup. Tutus. Anything girly, my daughter wants it. Today, she wanted a dragon tattoo. She was proud and said, “I look tough. Like a boy.” I just smiled. She didn’t look so tough when I took this shot right after she fell asleep. For more Wordless Wednesday places to link up, please visit:    

BodyLogicMD – Biodentical Hormone Therapy

BodyLogicMD Adrenal Fatigue in Women

Years ago, I remember watching comedy spoofs. I distinctly remember some satire based on menopausal women. The woman going through menopause was always sweating profusely and having insane hot flashes among other things. I used to laugh at this. Mostly because it seemed so far out of the realm of possibility and I just knew that it would ‘never happen to me.’ Honestly, it hasn’t happened to me yet but as the big 4-0 looms over the horizon this year, {Read More}

Reddi for Summer Fun Countdown #CookingConnections #TheMotherhood


School’s out for the summer – but your kids can keep their minds fresh by helping you in the kitchen! Join us to talk about making cooking both fun and educational for your kids, easy summer meal recipes and delicious desserts. I’m co-hosting an upcoming class in the Web’s first-ever virtual cooking school, Cooking Connections, and I would love to invite all of you to be part of it! Here’s what you need to know to get cooking with us {Read More}