Cajun Chicken Breast – Paleo Recipe

Cajun Chicken Breast

This week eMeals is talking about their Paleo Meal Planning. I love that eMeals has meal plans for all different kinds of dietary needs and wants. There are tons of plans to choose from including Breakfast, Lunch, Dessert Plan, Low Carb, Low Fat, Slow Cooker meals, 30 Minute Meals and more! The choices are amazing and meant to help you avoid the headache of meal planning. Today I'm going to showcase a recipe from the Paleo Meal Plan. Cajun Chicken Breast Ingredients 2 … [Read more...]

Spooktacular Tales with My Little Pony

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My kids are still pretty young so we keep our Halloween celebrations pretty simple and fun. All of my kids, boys and girl alike, love My Little Pony so celebrating the upcoming Halloween holiday by watching Spooktacular Pony Tales is perfect for us! Combine this movie with some fun Halloween accessories and there is a little party going on at my house! With fun My Little Pony accessories like rings, a Halloween candy bucket, tattoos and more lots of fun can be had. Besides the … [Read more...]

My Potty Training Plan – For my 3rd Child


Thanks to Pull-Ups® for sponsoring todays discussion.   You might think that since I am now about to begin potty training my 3rd child that I am a pro, or it should be relatively easy for me. This would be a giant mistake! HA! Every time I start the potty training journey, I give myself a pep talk and tell myself a list of what NOT to do. I tell myself: Do NOT rush the process. Do NOT pressure the child to use the potty Do NOT get upset when they continually have … [Read more...]

Shrimp and Sausage Pilau Recipe

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  This week eMeals is talking about their eMeals Clean Eating Meal Plans.  I love that eMeals has meal plans for all different kinds of dietary needs and wants. There are tons of plans to choose from including Breakfast, Lunch, Dessert Plan, Low Carb, Low Fat, Slow Cooker meals, 30 Minute Meals and more! The choices are amazing and meant to help you avoid the headache of meal planning. Today I'm going to showcase a recipe from the Clean Eating plan. Shrimp and Sausage Pilau … [Read more...]

Share your Real Beauty – #BeautyIs

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Thanks to Global Influence for sponsoring this meaningful conversation. I don't normally plaster huge pictures of myself on my blog, but here it is! This is me doing what I do all day every day - being a Mom. At this particular moment my baby wasn't feeling well and so he needed some Mommy snuggles on the couch with a show. We snuggled up together most of the day and watched movies, sang songs, played games on a tablet and napped. I love being a Mom to my kids. To me #BeautyIs … [Read more...]

Fronto $50 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway


We all love free money, right? Well here is an app that lets you make money for doing simple things that don't really require much effort. Read the details of the Fronto app and enter to win a $50 Amazon gift card! Fronto Earn Money When Your Phone is Locked     Fronto is an Android mobile app that allows you to earn rewards just by waking up your phone. Just swipe. That’s it!  But we all know that bloggers are addicted to their phones, so I was thinking, how is this going … [Read more...]

Into the Woods Poster


I'm a big Into the Woods fan! I've never seen it on the stage, but I've seen the movie of the Broadway stage and I know the music. For the most part, this is such a funny, funny musical. I'm really excited to see it come to the big screen. I wonder if it'll still be as funny because they sure have an interesting cast of characters! I'm a little sad that Johnny Depp's role is so small, but I'll love it while it is happening. “Into the Woods” is a modern twist on several of the beloved Brothers … [Read more...]

Red Gold Tomatoes Slow Cooker Recipe + Giveaway


I've partnered with Red Gold Tomatoes to share this recipe and giveaway. All opinions are my own. Fall is making it presence known little by little in my area of the country. We enjoyed some weather in the 50's last week and this week is starting off still cool in the 60's. I love it so much. Fall is the perfect time to get out the slow cooker and enjoy warm meals together as a family. Red Gold wants to help you create those meals by offering delicious recipes that include their wonderful … [Read more...]

The Boxtrolls Cardboard Challenge with the Imagination Foundation

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I took this picture at Universal Studios Florida when I was there for Family Forward. It was so fun to see The Boxtrolls in person when I have been doing all this promotion for their film!! The Boxtrolls are really good at having fun. Now that the Build a Boxtroll Sweeps has ended, they have moved on to a new contest! The Boxtrolls are working with the Imagination Foundation on some very fun events and a contest. The Imagination Foundation's purpose is to help children find and … [Read more...]

Transformers Rescue Bots: Mystery Rescue Giveaway


Transformers Rescue Bots is now available on store shelves. Recuse Bots are a HUGE hit at my house. My kids love them. We have tons of their toys and several of their movies. I'm excited to have added this DVD to our collection. The TRANSFORMERS RESCUE BOTS, CHASE, HEATWAVE, BLADES and BOULDER, are charged with the important task of protecting the town of Griffin Rock.  Relying on their courage and friendship, theseTRANSFORMERS are also aided by a family of first responders, chief among them is … [Read more...]

Keep Your Pants On Amazon Gift Card Giveaway

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  I really like to accessorize outfits as I can. is a great resource for accessorizing your outfits with adorable belts! Read about them below and enter this fantastic giveaway. I see shopping in the future of a lucky reader and a friend! About Our Sponsor believes that one way to make women feel their best is by using belts. Belts for women is a billion dollar industry and they are making their mark by helping women maximize their best assets. … [Read more...]

Four Seasons Resort – Vail, CO


This summer my family had a mini family reunion in Avon Colorado. We often vacation in Avon because it is a good middle meeting place for many family members. It is also so beautiful and has really nice weather in the summer, not to hot, not too cold. After the reunion, my immediate family was blessed to be able to stay a couple extra days at the Four Seasons Resort in Vail. Earlier in the summer they were having a Facebook promotion, which I entered and ended up winning! We had never stayed at … [Read more...]

How to Make a Captain America Shield Cake with M&M’s


This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CollectiveBias   My family recently returned from a conference where the theme was "Becoming a Superhero Family". This conference corresponded really well with the Captain America: The Winter Soldier DVD release on September 9. Upon returning home we decided to keep the superhero celebration going on by celebrating our Superhero family and the release of Captain America: The … [Read more...]

Barilla Penne Summer Salad + Giveaway


When my family was in Florida attending the Family Forward blog conference we were treated to lunch by Barilla. What they did was really fun. Every family received a tray with the ingredients to make a pasta salad. One of the Barilla chefs then walked us through creating lunch together as a family. It was so much fun to create this delicious recipe together and then enjoy a nice pasta lunch together. I wanted to share the recipe with you and then offer a giveaway!! WOOT! Barilla Penne Summer … [Read more...]

Intro to Jamberry Nail Wraps + Giveaway


  Going for a manicure or pedicure is one of the many things that are so much fun as a woman. However the price can be SO daunting and with just polish, they don’t even last long! The great thing about Jamberry Nail Wraps, is that they make up for the price of a salon trip and they last so much longer! No chipping, no pealing, no dry time! These wraps are so wonderful, especially for busy moms that are always on the go! The manicures last up to two weeks, possibly longer if your … [Read more...]