L’Oreal Magic Nude Liquid Powder Foundation Review

Two weeks ago I reviewed the new L’Oreal Miss Manga mascara, and made a confession that I am not the biggest L’Oreal fan (with the exception of the Infallible Eyeshadows…those are AMAZING!!). Ulta had a 40% L’Oreal products sale so I wanted to give the Magic Nude Liquid Powder foundation a try after seeing Nicole […]

Kindle Fire #Giveaway

Welcome to the Kindle Fire HD Giveaway! Hosted by Conservamom Sponsored by Sprinkles Media   Are you ready to enter to win a fantastic Kindle fire? What a fun gadget that will make life easier with great apps, movies and more you’ll never be bored with it! Think how perfect this would be as an […]

Cucumber Lemon Water Recipe and Starting My Slimfast #14DaysToSlim Journey

This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Slimfast, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #14daystoslim  http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV I’m slightly embarrassed to admit this but it needs to be said; this momma has put on an unhealthy amount of weight recently. Every few months I right a […]

Creating A Family Recipe Book With The #CanonPIXMA

You all know I love to cook. I love to share new, fun recipes along with family staples. My kids are always in the kitchen “helping” me out and learning the tricks of the trade, and worse yet begging me to teach them each and every recipe in my kitchen arsenal. So I got this […]

We Beat The Heat With Cold Stone Creamery

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Cold Stone Creamery for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. On a hot day, after spending time at Vacation Bible School at our local church; we needed something cold and delicious to cool off with and enjoy some family time. I took my kids […]

What’s Your Ride BTS Ride Giveaway Event

What’s Your Ride BTS Ride Event Organized by: Mom Powered Media Hey guys, there is a great blogger giveaway event going on that you can join in on to help increase your social media following and fill up those giveaway spots on your blog! Check out the details below and make sure you put The […]

A #StoliLemonade Recipe and the Stoli Limo-Nades Truck Events

This post brought to you by STOLI® Vodka. All opinions are 100% mine. Does anything sound more summer than lemonade? Not really. At least in my book anyway. Later in the afternoon, when the sun is high and the Arizona desert is at its hottest I like to cool off with a nice cold glass […]

Kid Friendly Summer Smoothie Recipes With TruMoo Plus A #Giveaway

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of TruMoo for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. I have been posting quite a bit about summer drink recipes and with good reason. Here in Arizona it is hot and we use any excuse we can to make something icy cold to cool off. […]

My Love For #SilkBlends

This post brought to you by Silk. All opinions are 100% mine. It's no secret that I am having a mad love affair with all things Silk® lately. I have shared several recipes featuring a Silk® product, and even done a few review dedicated posts. There is just so much goodness going on in those […]

L’Oreal Voluminous Miss Manga Mascara Review/Demo/First Impression

Hey beautiful people! I have a heck of a review for you today. To be honest, I did not have high hopes for this mascara when I decided to review it. I am not a fan of pretty much any other L’Oreal mascara out there… sad, but true. After my girl Heather over at The […]

My Soccer Loving Son, #RitzBitsTeams, and PearUp.com

Ever since the day my son watched his three cousins play in a soccer game all he has ever talked about it is soccer. He made sure to talk me into letting him join a team as soon as we got back from our family vacation and when my little boy batts those eyelashes he […]

14 Summer Drink Recipes To Cool Off With

  Check out 14 Perfect For Summer Drinks by Brittany Baughman at Foodie.com Hello summer! I have a super quick post for you today, because it is hot and I just want to lay under my air conditioning vent and watch movies with my kids. During these miserably warm days I focus more on cold refreshing […]

An Ice Cream Party In A Jar AND An Awesome #NaturesSleep Giveaway

When I originally thought of this recipe I had grand dreams of making a super yummy ice cream taco. Maybe I have watched to many episodes of iCarly and the super famous spaghetti tacos, or maybe it was the box of Taco Bell Chocolate Taco dessert kit. Either way it sounded like such a great […]

Apple Peach Smoothie With Almond Milk

I am a member of the Collective Bias® Social Fabric® Community. This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its advertiser. Obviously from my recent recipe posts you can see I am all into smoothies and shakes right now. Honestly, it is just… so hot. I do […]

The White Cloud Free 4 All

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of White Cloud for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. What’s the one product every family needs and rarely ever talk about? Okay, there may be quite a few but today I have toilet paper on the brain. I know..not the fanciest subject to discuss […]

Ad: Who Are These #HungerHeroes Who Fight Hunger? Meet ‘The Edibles’!

I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its advertiser. I’m a blessed and lucky mom. I have amazing kids..and they aren’t just any kids. They are kids who harness the power of giving and fight […]

A #HungerFreeSummer Followup

I’m pretty sure at this point my kids expect me to pull out a camera at every meal. I am constantly taking pictures of them with my job. And usually it is with their mouths full of some yummy food. A simple glance at my Instagram or Facebook pages reveals kids that are constantly fed. […]

Glamping With #NaturesSleep #Giveaway

Hey hey hey, you all know I am a Nature’s Sleep Ambassador and with that comes some perks…like getting to share an awesome GIVEAWAY with all of you! A few days ago I shared indoor camping here in Arizona because it is just to hot here. ABOUT THE GIVEAWAY One lucky reader will win TWO memory […]

How To Camp Arizona Style w/ #NatureSleep

This post is sponsored by Nature’s Sleep as I am {super excited and proud} part of the 2014 Nature’s Sleep brand ambassador program. All opinions are my own, as scary as that might be. When it is over 100º during the day and not much cooler at night, camping isn’t something that immediately springs to mind. For […]

One Potato Two Ways | #FoodDeservesDelicious Summer Salad Recipes

I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its advertiser. The mighty potato. A family staple here that is so anti-any-low-carb-new-age-diet that it almost feels like worshiping a false idol. We are a meat and potatoes […]

Summer Simplified With Dawn Hand Renewal

Doing dishes sucks. You know it and I know it. I live with a husband, three kids, a slew of animals..this means lots of dishes. Plus I swear gremblins that come in my home in the middle of the night and mess up my kitchen to toy with me. Or ghosts. Poltergeists. Something supernatural has […]

Simple Smarter Pool Care With #CloroxPool&Spa

Ahhhh. Summer. In Arizona. Where the heat is high, the humidity is low, and practically everyone has a pool in their backyard just to survive. Those that don’t, make best friends with those that do. Survival of the fittest at its finest. So yeah…we don’t have a pool in our back yard. Yet. Our plans […]

Mini Living Room Makeover With Sauder

Moving around as much as we have, we have had to downsize and purge belongings to a point that when we moved into our home here in Tucson two years ago we had basically no furniture. Oh, and no budget to get new furniture. What we did accumulate over time was free-cycled off the internet […]

Make This Summer A Hunger-Free Summer

One of the key differences I notice about summer vacation is how fast my pantry and refrigerator get emptied out compared to the school year. My grocery budget gets strained quite a bit with three kids raiding our food supplies, and I make more frequent and more expensive trips to the grocery store. Luckily I […]

Let’s Talk Iced Coffee

Coffee is a staple in my kitchen and in my daily life, in all its glorious forms and flavors. I even have my own little coffee station to make my morning coffee routine easier every day, but there are still times that I can’t even wait for my kcup brewer to spit out a cup […]

TWIX® Chocolate Milk Shake Recipe

I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for #CollectiveBias and its advertiser. #EatMoreBites Welcome to my love for chocolate. I know, I know, not exactly the best thing for a diabetic to have an addiction to..but hey I dance […]

Making Summer Snacking Easy

I am a member of the Collective Bias® Social Fabric® Community. This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its advertiser. One of the tough things about the kids being home for summer vacation is keeping their little bodies fed. I don’t know about your kids, but […]

White Cloud Is Cleaning Up Tough Stains

This post brought to you by White Cloud. All opinions are 100% mine. Meet my son. The world's dirtiest kid. When he isn't destroying getting cleaned up in a bubble bath he is busy getting as dirty as possible and staining every piece of clothing he owns. I can't tell you how many outfits have […]

Dollar General Summer Beauty Haul

This post brought to you by Dollar General. All opinions are 100% mine. It's here, it's here! Summer has {un}officially started since my kids are out of school and that means it's time to rock some of my favorite Summer beauty products. You know I love and live beauty and fashion, I am a true-to-the-bone […]

How To Share Love and Support Our Military Inspired By #ChevySalutes

I shared the #ChevySalutes campaign, Instagram contest, and my own connection with the military a few weeks ago right here and today I wanted to follow up with you all with some tips to help share love and appreciation with military serviceman, veterans, and the families.   Before we start I wanted to give a […]