Get Moving With The Razor A Kick Scooter

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I’m sharing the top toys Chosen By Kids with you as part of a sponsored campaign with Walmart! One of the greatest benefits of raising a child in Northern California is that the weather is always favorable. That means we're never stuck in the house, and we're always able to be active and have a … [Continue]

(Video) How To Seduce Your Husband When You’re Short On Time

Seduce Your Husband

Use my seduction plan to find the freedom to be spontaneous! This campaign has been compensated by Collective Bias and its advertisers. All opinions are mine alone. #TheMoodStrikes #CollectiveBias There's nothing like having a good looking husband. I mean, seriously, I couldn't have married a … [Continue]

Make A Star And Beaded Garland

Make A Beaded Garland

Our apartment has been decorated for Christmas for nearly a month now. The one room we hadn't decorated, though, was Ayva's bedroom. She had been asking for us to add a little holiday festivity to her little colorful little space for awhile, and earlier today, we finally did. She and I made a simple … [Continue]

Make A “Rock Strong” Bracelet

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I'm sharing stories of toughness thanks to a partnership with Brawny®. My family is going through a really hard time right now. One of my family members is very sick, and it's just super challenging to deal with it. My sister, especially, is managing the brunt of everything. Over the past few … [Continue]

Long Lasting Gift Ideas For Kids


Many thanks to ScholarShare College Savings Plan for sponsoring this post. My daughter is one really fortunate kid. Not only does she have a lovely room, and attend a fabulous school, but she also has a mom that writes about toys for a living. Seriously, she could probably go an entire month … [Continue]

How To Teach Kindness In Children

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The holiday season is the perfect time of year to focus on kindness. Everyone is in such a good mood that you have lots of examples of what it looks like in action. Of course, teaching children to be kind shouldn’t just be relegated to the holidays, but it’s definitely a good time to start if you … [Continue]

The Kayapo Tribe & Energy Independence


Can you imagine living without light? It'd be pretty tough right. It's easy to forget, especially around this time of year, when there are lights twinkling and glowing everywhere, that the resources that work to provide us with our beloved light are, in fact, finite. We have to conserve and be … [Continue]

You Never Have To Miss Your Favorite Holiday Shows


Thanks to TV Everywhere for sponsoring this post! #CouldBeWatchingTV Oh my gosh, y'all. It's the time of the year when ALL of my favorite movies are on television. From A Charlie Brown Christmas to Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, there's something extra special about knowing that Ayva will get … [Continue]

“The Sisterhood: Becoming Nuns” Is My New Favorite Show

The Sisterhood

Thanks to #TheSisterhood for sponsoring this post. I love getting in people's business. It's not that I'm nosy, I'm just fascinated with the way other people live. I love learning more about how they think, and what inspires them to do the things that they do. That's why it should be no surprise … [Continue]

8 Ways To Give When You Don’t Have Money

8 Ways To Give When You Don't Have Money

December is the month when folks are feeling extra generous. Not only are they buying presents for their family and friends, but they're closing the year out by giving back to others. In fact, the first Tuesday in the month is now called Giving Tuesday, and non-profits and other social good … [Continue]