Tips For A Safe And Fun Halloween #PoweringSafety


When my kids were really small, they loved the thought of trick or treating (CANDY, right?!) but not  heading out into the dark with all of the other monstrous or gory costumes. Trick or treating doesn’t have to be scary! There are a few ways you can ensure that your family will have a safe [...]

Be a Gift Giving Hero with GoPro Cameras At Best Buy #GoProAtBestBuy


I’m checking out the awesomeness of the new line of GoPro Cameras as part of a sponsored post for Best Buy. All opinions are mine. #GoProAtBestBuy A while back, there was a video floating around of Jamie Pierre skiing, and you could see the snow flying up all around him close up as he zigged [...]

Saving More Just Got Easier #WMTSavingsCatcher


I’m learning more about making saving easier with The Walmart Savings Catcher Program as part of a sponsored post for CrowdTap. #WalmartSavingsCatcher Things are a little hectic these days. We have sports practices, homework and the everyday tasks that need to get done, not to mention work and all the other things that are on [...]

4 Tips For Tween Hygiene With LISTERINE® SMARTRINSE #besweetsmart

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I’m teaching my child the importance of oral heath care with LISTERINE® SMARTRINSE, as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars. #besweetsmart When my son was a toddler and a preschooler it was easy for us to get him to brush his teeth. The fun splash of the water, the toothpaste flavors and even spending [...]

Holiday Prep Made Awesome With Appliances From Best Buy #HolidayPrep


The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. Ahhh, can you smell that? The sweet aroma of freshly baked gingerbread, pies and cakes. Words can’t even express how much we are all looking forward to the holiday goodies. What [...]

Domestic Executive Online Honored In The Top 50

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We work hard to bring you the best, the most fabulous, the fun, the super delicious and the interesting. When we are named to a list, it makes our day! We’re honored to be named #7!! To be included with this amazing group of bloggers is really awesome! We hope you take the time to [...]

We’re Taking The Family On The Road #GoodNeighbor


This discussion is part of a sponsored program by State Farm and Mode Media. When I was a kid, we didn’t do a lot of traveling. Sure we moved a few times, even to new states but it was all business and not a lot of outdoor experiences.  When we had kids, we knew we [...]

App Awesomeness: My Military Money App #MilitaryMoneyApp

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This post about The Military Money App is made possible as part of a sponsored conversation from the Motherhood. All opinions are 100% mine. Several members of my family, my very best friends and numerous families from our school are military members. It really is eye-opening to see how much they all give and sacrifice [...]

Fright Free Fun At The Chicago Children’s Museum


Halloween is all about the spooky and scary.  But parents with small children are looking for fun without the fright.  Chicago Children’s Museum (CCM) will feature no-scare programming all throughout October.  Preschool and school-age children can delight in the fun of Halloween and autumn without all the ghosts, witches and haunted houses. Every day in [...]

The Fun Never Ends With Toys From Hog Wild


This post is sponsored by Hog Wild. It’s getting cooler outside, and it won’t be long before kids everywhere are lying on the sofa saying “Mooommmmm!!! I’m bored!!!’’. Thankfully for moms, there are some cool new indoor toys to keep them busy on cold, wet, and snowy days! These toys are appropriate for indoor use, [...]

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