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Uptown Funk excited for Kidz Bop 28 #kidzbop28 #uptownfunk #sponsored

Uptown Funk excited for Kidz Bop 28

Music is probably the only thing in our family's life that unites us in ways we can't even understand. I'm not a musician, nor do I sing very well. However, there's something about music that calms me, and it can change my mood in a millisecond. I can get into the car in a crappy mood, pop on the radio and Uptown Funk is playing and my mood is changed for the better. When the kids found out what songs were on the newest Kidz Bop album, they became Uptown Funk excited for Kidz Bop 28! Uptown Funk … ...Read More...

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Uptown Funk excited for Kidz Bop 28

Uptown Funk excited for Kidz Bop 28 #kidzbop28 #uptownfunk #sponsored

Music is probably the only thing in our family's life that unites us in ways we can't even understand. I'm not a musician, nor do I sing very well. However, there's something about music that calms me, and it can change my mood in a millisecond. I can get into the car in a crappy mood, pop on the … [Read More...]

Treating my daughter’s hair to Caviar with Nexxus Therappe Shampoo & Humectress Conditioner

Treating my daughter's hair to caviar

I've got color in my hair. SHHHHH, that's between you all, and me. I think I've done a decent job of hiding this information from most people..... okay, I haven't, but humor me, will you?!!! My hair requires products that can help extend the life of my hair color. Now my daughter? Well, she's still … [Read More...]

Guest Post: Creating a welcoming front porch with Jane Blanchard

creating a welcoming porch #DIY #forthehome

Is your front porch welcoming? The front porch was once the symbol of friendliness, a space where neighbors and friends gathered to wind down after a busy day or drink a glass of iced tea. Now the deck is used by the family as a gathering place, and it is shut off from the neighbors or passers-by. … [Read More...]

Julep Welcome Box for $2.99

Julep Welcome Box for $2.99 #julepmaven #beauty #ad

I'm a huge Julep fan. My daughter and I have an enormous collection of polishes, and I also love some of their skin care products. Little Miss and The Boy have started using my favorite cleanser for my face, it's called Bare Face Cleansing Oil. It's awesome, and has helped their skin from drying … [Read More...]

Summer wedding Manicures for your bridal party

The year I married Mr. Sunflower, we did it in the summer. It was my intention to be married on a very lucky day, because to be honest, we were going to need all the luck in the world for this to work! Our wedding day was "the luckiest day of the century." It wasn't just a cute number thing, which I … [Read More...]

Custom designer decor from Loom Decor

Again, we're going to reference the big flood of August 2014. It happened in our beautiful finished basement, and destroyed the entire place. We don't have a small basement, and basically the entire thing was finished with beautifully painted walls and wall-to-wall carpeting. I loved it down there, … [Read More...]

7 ways our family makes Earth Day choices every day

7 ways our family makes Earth Day choices every day #earthday

Every April there's a day dedicated to Earth. It's called Earth Day. I'm sure everyone's heard of it, and there's something special you try to do on that day to celebrate the Earth. However, there's no reason you can't celebrate the Earth every day. There's no grand gestures that have to happen, … [Read More...]

Summer fashion for kids

FabKids Fire Princess #kidsfashion #summerfashion

It's barely reached 60 degrees here in New York. I'm choosing to ignore the chilly temperatures out there, and I'm going to think ahead to summer. Since having kids, my summer fashion has to be recycled every year. I don't get to add too many new pieces, but sometimes I get a couple of things. … [Read More...]

Platinum Color Lock shampoo and conditioner (Win a $25 Sam’s Club GC)

Pantene Color Lock shampoo and conditioner #panteneatsams #sponsored

Let me tell you, I spend a good chunk of change to color my hair. I used to grab a box off the shelf at my local drug store. Basically, I used whatever coupon was being offered on whatever brand was on sale. It used to cost me $2 with this method, but my hair would look like garbage about two weeks … [Read More...]

Do-It-Yourself Family Command Center

Family Command Center #organization #forthehome

One wife. One husband. Two kids. A dog. Our schedules are rather busy, and things were starting to fall apart on us. Appointments were being forgotten until last minute; practices were being missed; and parties we had to attend ended up with me scrambling to buy a gift at the last minute. It had to … [Read More...]

Spring is here and our top Nintendo 3DS game is Ninjago Shadow of Ronin

Lego Ninjago Masks #ninjago #lego #nintendo3ds #ad

Both the kids are in many activities. Much of our time is spent waiting for one kid to finish up, so the other one can go, and vice versa. Waiting around can be a bit of a killer for The Boy. Keeping him entertained isn't the easiest thing in the world. However, his Nintendo 3DS does keep him … [Read More...]

Canvas prints from Canvaspop Review & Giveaway

canvas print gift #canvaspop #photogift #sponsored

A public service announcement to all those men out there looking for a great gift for the mothers in their lives: think personal. Actually, a better way of going about finding the perfect gift for the moms in your life is to sit down, and really UNDERSTAND what the moms in your life love! Do they … [Read More...]

Happy Easter to all of my community

Happy Easter to all of my community #happyeaster #eastertraditions #easter

I wanted to take this opportunity to wish a very Happy Easter to all of my community. Thank you so much for your support, and your visits! Did you check out my really cute post about Easter traditions from around the world? If so, what did you think of what happens around the world around Easter … [Read More...]

Summer fashion looks for summer vacation

summer fashion looks for summer vacation #summerfashion #summervacation #summerfashion

It's April, I know. Heck, it's Good Friday for many people out there. There are even some of us who are experiencing temperatures in the 30s. You all think I'm crazy to be thinking about summer fashion looks for summer vacation, but listen, it's that time of year! The bathing suits are out on store … [Read More...]

DIY Project Updating vinyl shutters

DIY Updating Vinyl Shutters #diyproject

It's all about the money, money, money when doing home improvements, isn't it? Even a simple thing like purchasing just one set of shutters can break your budget wide open. When we moved into our home five years ago, I really wasn't in love with the green vinyl shutters around our bedroom window. … [Read More...]