McDonald’s Be Our Guest #Wholesome Choices Gift Pack Give Away {Georgia Only}

If you have been reading my blog, than you know that I have been taking part in this fun challenge from McDonald’s. The challenge is about making wholesome choices for breakfast and really, for me, just eating breakfast on a daily basis. Check out some of my past posts in the challenge: Reasons Why Breakfast is Important and Breaking the Fast #Wholesome Tips for Getting Your Family to Eat Breakfast #Wholesome Bringing Breakfast Back #Wholesome Today, I am excited to {Read More}

Yoplait Trix Yogurt Give Away @YoplaitYogurt #TrixYogurt #MyBlogSpark


Everyone knows that “Trix are for kids,” and now Yoplait Trix yogurt is giving moms even more reasons to love it! Yoplait Trix yogurt has been reformulated to remove artificial colors, flavors, sweeteners, and high fructose corn syrup, but only you will know the difference! Whether it’s for an afterschool snack or the highlight of your kid’s lunch box, now you can feel even better about giving your kids the snack that has the same great taste with two bright {Read More}

@Crayola “Inside the Crayon Box” Live Chat Recap and Give Away #MyBlogSpark


Crayola wants every child to be creatively alive, so they’re inviting parents “Inside the Crayon Box,” for a special live chat with celebrities and trusted parenting experts that will inspire and spark ideas to expand your child’s creative thinking. If you find yourself looking for new ways to inspire your children to express their ideas and build their creativity, you’ll want to join us to learn and share! The first “Inside the Crayon Box” live chat was held on Wednesday, {Read More}

Tide’s Take A Load Off Facebook Sweepstakes #takealoadoff

Tide Cold water

DO YOU WASH IN COLD WATER?  Have you considered it? Or do you want to know more about washing in cold water? Several months ago we made the switch and began washing in cold water with Tide Coldwater. ABOUT TIDE COLDWATER Tide Coldwater was developed by P&G to work most effectively in cold water conditions and recently ranked among the top detergents by a leading consumer group. Specially formulated with different enzymes and surfactants, the detergent allows consumers to live {Read More}

Bully, The Movie #cleverbullymovie #spon

Bully sign

Thanks to The Bully Project for sponsoring my writing. Visit their website to join the movement and learn more. Bullying. This is a tough subject. One of my worst fears as a parent is that one or all of my children will be bullied. Or even worse, be the one who does the bullying. Luckily, we really haven’t experienced it first hand. But it is still something that weighs on my mind. WHAT IS BULLYING? bul·ly/ˈbo͝olē/ Noun: A person who {Read More}

Preparations for the Kalso Earth Day $1000 Community Grant #KALSOPROJECTEARTH @kalsoearthshoes

Earth Day Invite

You may have seen my previous posts about the $1000 grant for Earth from Kalso shoes (the makers of Earth Footwear). I am the lucky recipient of one of the grants and we are conducting an Earth Day Scout Service Project designed to improve the local elementary school that my children attend. Click below to check out the posts: Project Earth Day from @kalsoearthshoes #KALSOPROJECTEARTH Kalso Earth Day $1000 Community Grant #KALSOPROJECTEARTH We are still in planning stages but I {Read More}

Online Safety and Kids #DigitalJoneses #TrendMicro

Trend Micro Online Safety Discussions with Kids

Last month, I shared the fabulous news about my family and the new project that we are working on: We are a Digital Joneses Family! What’s Your Security IQ? I even linked to an online security quiz that you could take and if you haven’t yet, I highly recommend it.   This month we are talking about online safety and our children. All three of my children (ages 9, 7 and 5) LOVE being on the computer. They are on {Read More}

Lysol No Touch Kitchen System Undercover Challenge & Review

Lysol No Touch Kitchen System Undercover Challenge

A few weeks ago, I was sent the Lysol No Touch Kitchen System to use in our household. Now I love automated things and soap is one of those things that always end up with a yucky looking container because of my kids. That doesn’t happen any more. ABOUT THE LYSOL NO TOUCH KITCHEN SYSTEM Lysol created a revolutionary automatic, hands-free dispenser with a multi purpose formula that: Powers through grease on dishes Cleans tough messes on surfaces Kills bacteria {Read More}

Easter Egg Decorating with PAAS and Heinz


We love Easter in this house. We decorate the house. We decorate eggs and we really go all out celebrating. Every year we challenge ourselves to decorate eggs even more creatively than the year before.We have tie dyed, used glitter, used glow-in-the-dark paint, done fingerprint eggs and much more. This year we are going old school. We are jus dying them in bright colors. DID YOU KNOW? Every year, Americans dye and decorate more than 180 million eggs during the {Read More}

Xia-Xia Home Party and Easter Basket Giveaway


We recently hosted a Xia-Xia™ party at our home for my kids and some of their friends. We had a scavenger hunt, decorated some eggs and had great refreshments. The kids had a fabulous time. WHAT ARE XIA-XIA? Xia-Xia™ are skitter-scattering, pitter-pattering, loveable, crazy crabs with colorful shells to collect and trade. They combine the silly charm of a real hermit crab with an imaginative, playful twist. Kids find hermit crabs appealing for numerous reasons, including their colorful shells, tropical {Read More}