Five Stratagies to get kids to eat veggies


Snacking on Veggies: Beyond Carrots and Celery A healthy body and mind rely on many factors, and for children, even more than adults, diet is a critical factor. Children not only use food as fuel but to build their bodies and minds. Proper nutrients are essential to physical development, including brain development. Clearly, there is

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Annie’s Homegrown Frozen Meals #RealFoodTastesBetter


“I received these products complimentary from Influenster for testing purposes.”    As many of you know Girl Scout cookie time has come and for us is almost done. We have been so busy selling cookies since the end of February. Every weekend in March we were out in the cold selling cookies. Thankfully this weekend

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Why You Should Consider Natural Deodorants

Deodorant is one of those personal items that most people ever considers going without, but it might be worth considering a product that is natural and even drop the use of antiperspirant entirely. When you know a little more about the products that you are applying to your skin, what they include and how they

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Mother’s Day is coming up

May 11th is Mother’s Day. That’s a little over a month away. And if you are like me you have not found the perfect gift yet for the Mom in your life. So I went browsing Amazon for a few gift ideas. My favorite is the first one. I will probably purchase that one for

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Protect your trees

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Deer like eating trees, especially new, young trees that you have just purchased and planted. It happens all the time and most gardeners don’t protect or know how to protect their trees until after it has already happened. Instead of waiting for a deer to come along one morning and strip your tree down to

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The Many Products for Gardening

Now that Spring is getting closer and we just had a taste of warm weather here in Michigan I am in full Gardening mode. Since we moved here a couple of years ago I have yet to plant a garden. And I love fresh veggies and fresh fruits. Since we do not have acreage here

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Keeping kids entertained outside

March is here. Now I can’t help but to have hope that Spring will be around the corner soon. I can hope right? With the thought of Spring though has me thinking about ways to keep my kids entertained outside. With this cold snowy winter that Michigan had this year the kids have been stuck

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Zubie and vehicles go hand in hand

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Zubie for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Have you heard of Zubie? I hadn't until recently. Now that I have a daughter that turned 10 I will be doing more research because teen driving in my household is coming up quickly. I love

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Julie Chu and The USA Hockey Foundation – Citi Every Step of the Way

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This post was created in partnership with Citi®. All thoughts and opinions are my own. I wrote a post yesterday about Citi Every Step of the Way. You can read it here. I couldn’t decide who I wanted to write about because all 9 are fabulous athletes. I chose to write about Julie Chu for

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Fabulous Friday – Fitness


Nike+ Running Stats I know I have mentioned that I love to exercise. And I believe I have mentioned that I love to run. And if I haven’t I am announcing it right now. I love to run. I am addicted to running. It’s actually driving me nuts that I am sitting here in front

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Citi Every Step of the Way #EveryStep – Olympics


This post was created in partnership with Citi®. All thoughts and opinions are my own. I don’t know about you but I have been watching the Olympics. I love watching the ice skating. That is my favorite event in the Winter Olympics. Which is one of the reasons I’m writing this post. I don’t usually

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The Loom Boom is a hit


* Disclaimer: We received products in payment for this review. Even though we received the product in payment our opinion is 100% our own.   For Brooke’s 10th Birthday Bash she received a Loom Boom to review. She fell in love with it right away. For me it was a big relief since we have

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