I am Hosting a This is Where I Leave You Book Club #TIWILY #TIWILYbookclub

This is Where I leave you book club

I am an avid reader. Seriously. When we go on vacation, I usually read a book a day. For me, reading is such a great escape which is only second to seeing a good movie. I am especially fond of reading books right before the movies come out so I can see the movie and then compare. It’s always fun to read the book before the movie, right? This September, Jonathan Tropper’s novel This Is Where I Leave You is {Read More}

Breakfast for Dinner ~ 15 Delicious Ideas @foodie @foodiebyglam

Breakfast for dinner

I love breakfast. I love eggs. I love bacon. I love toast. I love fruit. Pretty much anything served for breakfast, I could eat at any time of the day and be happy. Breakfast for dinner is fun family tradition that started for me as a child. Although I suspect my parents started it due to lack of money and eggs being fairly cheap, it grew into one of my favorite things from childhood. Now as a mother with three {Read More}

The Elf on the Shelf: A Birthday Tradition Twitter Party #ElfBirthday 8/27 8-9pm EST

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You may have one or you may have seen them around but no doubt about it, The Elf on the Shelf is most definitely a holiday tradition for many families. Our family has had elves for years and my kids count the days down each holiday season until their elves return. Our elves add so much fun to our holiday tradition that I cannot imagine not having them as part of our family. THE ELF ON THE SHELF® The Elf {Read More}

Sprint Family Share Pack #ItsANewDayForData

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Sprint for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. As a long time Sprint customer, I happen to think that they have one of the best plans in the industry. I have always loved the great service provided by Sprint and the wide array of phones. Now I am excited to share news of what is happening at Sprint. It’s a new day for data in the wireless industry because {Read More}

Provost Academy: the UnVirtual Online School + $100 Barnes & Noble Gift Card {GIVEAWAY} #MyUnVirtualSchool

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Provost Academy. All opinions are 100% mine. As a young student in high school, I really didn’t know anyone since I had just moved to state. I had my first meeting with my advisor and I instantly began to feel connected to the school. Fast forward 20 years later…that advisor and I are still in touch. From the moment we first talked, my experience became more than just high {Read More}

No More Plain Vanilla: Coffee-mate French Vanilla Liquid Creamer #TakeBackVanilla #CGC

Coffee-Mate Vanilla Flavors

I love coffee. I love the smell of it and I love how it wakes me up in the morning. I only drink my coffee with creamer and right now I am loving Coffee-mate French Vanilla Creamer. It is smooth, creamy and makes my coffee taste amazing! Did you know that Vanilla provides a sensorial experience? I know that it does for me. Every time I smell vanilla, I find it calming. The subtle flavor and aroma are the perfect {Read More}

L’Oréal Paris Visible Lift Blur Foundation Review #VLBlurfection

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This is a sponsored post with L’Oréal. As a beauty products junkie, I love trying new things as they come out. I am always on the lookout for a new foundation that does everything that I need while still feeling light at the same time. I never want to feel like I have foundation on and I want it to cover fine lines and wrinkles while still leaving my skin looking great. I want to glow! Now I want to {Read More}

GoodNites TRU-FIT Underwear #TRUFITWALMART AD

Goodnites TruFit Underwear

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf GoodNites* TRU-FIT*.   Do you have a child who sometimes wets the bed? All three of my children sleep pretty hard and when they were younger, they didn’t always wake up to go to the bathroom in time. One of them would come into our room to wake us up and tell us that they had wet the bed.  Now there is help! GoodNites* TRU-FIT*Underwear can help kids every single {Read More}

Discover your Chocolatey Bliss with Safeway & Magnum Ice Cream @Lbox AD

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I am a chocolate lover. I love all kinds of chocolate and my husband feels the exact same way! We cannot even keep Magum bars in the house because the kids would eat them all on the first day but I do sometimes hide them in the freezer. I also love the color and taste of caramel. I think that caramel happens to be one of the most universally loved fashion colors as well. I created this mood board to {Read More}

Pink Lemonade Cupcakes

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Nothing says summer to me like freshly squeezed lemonade. However, my kids really prefer the pink lemonade that I make from concentrate because it really tastes soooo delicious. Check out this recipe for these fabulous pink lemonade cupcakes. PINK LEMONADE CUPCAKE INGREDIENTS Yields 2 dozen regular sized cupcakes 1 (16.5 oz) box white cake mix (I used Duncan Hines Classic White) 1 cup water 1/4 vegetable oil 3 large egg whites 3 T pink lemonade powder (I used Wyler’s) 1 {Read More}

10 Tips on Planning for College #GoodNeighbor

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College planning was not really something that I did. To be honest, I wasn’t always the greatest student so I was never entirely sure that I was going to go to college. However, I did and even went all the way through to get my MBA. I went through a lot of schooling and I would have done much better had I done a little planning first. I had a great college adviser who did tell me to make certain {Read More}

Event Recap: Sprint Sound Session with the HTC One Harman/Kardon Edition #SprintMusic #SprintMom

Sprint Music Experience

I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Sprint Sound Session. I received a sample of the HTC One to facilitate this review and a promotional item to thank me for participating. I recently had the chance to attend an event called the Sprint Sound Session at the Lambs Club in Midtown New York City. They had appetizers and drinks while we got to chat with Sprint representatives along with HTC representatives about the {Read More}