5 Facebook Groups That Will Help Grow Your Blog!

February 1, 2017

You created your own blog. You came up with a name, registered for a domain, found hosting, and have a layout design that is a perfect fit. You also have a few blog posts and social media shares under your belt. Bravo! That’s a HUGE step in the right direction. You might be wondering what’s next. What else can you do to grow your blog and allow it to become…


Memory Maker – Is It Worth It?

January 21, 2017

So you’re planning a Disney vacation. You’re either doing it all on your own like a boss or you’re enlisting the help of knowledgeable travel agents like I do. My travel agent of 4 years ROCKS!  You’re going to have the time of your life regardless of what Fast Passes or dining reservations you choose or what add-on options you decide upon. Since you’re planning a Disney trip of a…


25 Gift Ideas for the Teacher in Your Life!

January 18, 2017

Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links. (Most) teachers are angels on Earth with the patience of a saint. I couldn’t imagine tending to and teaching 20-30 kids five days a week for 7 hours straight. Holy cannoli! I can barely keep up with my ONE child (plus another in the making). Teachers deserve all of the appreciation and respect in the world, and one way we can show that…


Budgeting Tips for Growing Families

January 17, 2017

Budgeting Tips for Growing Families   When your family is growing, it’s more important than ever to find ways to conserve and set aside money. Whether you’re struggling to make ends meet or you’re thinking ahead to avoid financial setbacks, follow these tips to get up to speed with financial planning.   Focus On Debt   If a large portion of your current budget is dedicated to paying off debt…


35 Ways to Pass Time During the TWW (Two Week Wait)

January 16, 2017

Lord have mercy…I don’t know what goes by slower – a minute on a treadmill, a minute on the microwave…or the two week wait when trying to conceive a baby. Time goes by at a dinosaur pace during the TWW. Not only does time stand still, but it’s also an incredibly emotional time for those actively trying for a little one.   “Am I pregnant?“ “Will this cycle be the…


Honor America’s Greatest School Nurses + How to Nominate Your School’s Nurse! [GIVEAWAY]

January 16, 2017

Disclosure: This post has been sponsored by Pfizer Consumer Healthcare. All thoughts and reviews are my own. School nurses are a godsend. When you’re at work or staying at home, school nurses are there to take care of your children and many other children throughout the day. Every fever, every cold, every tummy ache, every fall…school nurses handle it all. They often go underappreciated and unmentioned. It’s not a job…


Peaceable Kingdom Valentine’s Day Cards = Enough For the WHOLE Class!

January 15, 2017

Disclosure: I received product in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. Valentine’s Day is just a month away. Wait…WHAT?! Didn’t we just celebrate Halloween and Thanksgiving and Christmas? Time is certainly flying by, and now we get to celebrate a day that we express our love to others. One way of doing that, especially for school-aged children, is by handing out Valentine’s Day cards to their…


What to Include in a TTC Tool Kit!

January 14, 2017

Disclosure: Affiliate links included for convenience. So, you’re trying to make a baby? Whether you’ve been trying for a month or many months, you’ve come to this page to hopefully learn about items you might want to include in your own Trying to Conceive Tool Kit! While simply relaxing is one of the most common pieces of advice, it’s not very helpful. I can’t count the number of times someone…


Even Miracles Take a Little Time! ANNOUNCEMENT!

January 14, 2017

After nearly eighteen months of trying to conceive, month after month of tears over negative tests, countless OPKs and fertility meds, and everything else under the infertility sun…we have an announcement to make… We’re FINALLY pregnant!!! I am due September 9th, 2017. OMG…I HAVE A DUE DATE!!! To say that I am over the moon excited is the understatement of the year. I’ve waited so long (albeit not exactly patiently),…


What Bella Got for Christmas 2016

January 7, 2017

I know, I know. I’m late. It’s all good. Who doesn’t love pictures of kids opening their presents? . The night before Christmas, I gave her a few presents, one being this Movie Snack Kit that includes two boxes of M&M’s and three bags of popcorn. We put on Santa Clause and munched down on the snacks! Bella was feeling under the weather and didn’t want to partake in many…


How to Earn Gift Cards Online with Minimal Effort Using Swagbucks!

December 27, 2016

While most of my income comes from my blog, I also like to earn extra cash through other sources. One of those is Swagbucks. I know you’ve probably heard about it and either didn’t give it a second glance or thought it would be too hard. I am here to tell you that earning money with Swagbucks has never been easier. I am going to show you step-by-step on how…


101+ Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Girls of All Ages!

December 11, 2016

Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Is it just me…or are stockings the best part about Christmas? Growing up, I loved diving into my stocking to see what Santa (errr…my mom) brought me. The contents changed throughout the years, but the love put into it remained the same. Now that I have a daughter of my own, I’m constantly on the quest for the best stocking stuffers to make her…