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Best Ever Banana Cake

One of my favorite cake recipes is based on a recipe my sister found over on food.com. She told me that she had made this cake and it was so good that she ended up throwing it into the street below her … [Read More...]

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Every Kid Deserves an After School Snack #SIMPLEGiving

I participated in this program on behalf of Champions for Kids and The Motherhood. All opinions are my own.I love picking my kiddos up from school everyday. I love seeing their smiling faces greeting me and hearing their … [Read More...]

Why you should get your child a back to school eye exam, plus tips to avoid Digital Eye Strain.

Digital Eye Strain: Protecting Your Child’s Eye Health

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Mom Central for the American Optometric Association. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation. I remember when I got my first pair of glasses. … [Read More...]

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How The Hundred-Foot Journey Inspired Me to Really Cook

Photo credit: DreamWorks Pictures’ THE HUNDRED-FOOT JOURNEY I was recently invited to attend an early screening of the newest Dreamworks movie The Hundred-Foot Journey. I thoroughly enjoyed the movie and you can read my … [Read More...]


Woman of Courage (Book Review)

I was recently given a copy of Wanda Brunstetter's Woman of Courage, a Christian historical fiction novel based in the wilderness of the American frontier. It is not the genre of book that I usually read, I tend to go for … [Read More...]

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Be Prepared! Family Boating Tips to Improve Your Day on the Water

I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Sea Tow. I received a promotional item to thank me for participating. I grew up going to the lake on a regular basis. I loved going to the lake, even … [Read More...]

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Lost Egypt: Ancient Secrets, Modern Science

I was provided the opportunity to visit the Arizona Science Center and Lost Egypt exhibit through a campaign with Blended Extended. All opinions are my own. My family and I were recently invited to preview the Lost Egypt exhibit that is currently at … [Read More...]

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5 Things You Can Do Today That Will Make a Difference to Your Children

There is a lot of pressure on moms these days.  Maybe there always has been. But it seems that social media makes it so much harder to be a mom, or at least it can make a mom feel like she just isn't good enough. We question our methods, our … [Read More...]

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