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Amazon $100 Giveaway!

Amazon $100 Giveaway! 0

  Makobi Scribe is bringing you this Amazon Instagram blast where one lucky reader will win a $100 Amazon gift card. The giveaway is open to everyone and provided by Makobi Scribe.  Be sure to check back throughout August and September for more giveaways just like this one! If you are a blogger, you can(…)

Sensational Summer Memories

Sensational Summer Memories 0

Do you ever catch a scent in the wind and then have a memory immediately come to mind? This happens to me all the time! Ever since childhood I’ve had a keen sense of smell and so many scents are linked to my memories. The plumeria plant in our yard makes me think about my trips to Hawaii(…)

Back to School In Style Sweepstakes (Ends 08/19)

Back to School In Style Sweepstakes (Ends 08/19) 6

​Welcome to the Back to School in Style Sweepstakes Mom Powered Media wants to show you how much education means to us and the future of our wee ones and are personally sponsoring a Target and American Eagle Gift Card! Aloetree is a brand new organic children’s clothing line with a mission to give back to(…)

S’Mores Cereal Snack Mix #GoodNightSnack #cbias

S’Mores Cereal Snack Mix #GoodNightSnack #cbias 1

On Friday nights we have a family tradition of pizza followed by a movie. We always get the same pizzas – one with pepperoni and one with pineapple, then we put on our pj’s and snuggle on the couch to watch a movie. The kids usually pick the same few movies(…)

How to Make Vanilla Ice Cream {Easy Recipe}

How to Make Vanilla Ice Cream {Easy Recipe} 0

In our family Summer is all about spending time outside with each other. But it can get really hot here in Southern California, so we like to enjoy our fair share of frozen treats to cool down! With a family of 5 it’s hard for us to all decide on one flavor for ice cream(…)

10 Smart Snacking Tips for Kids

10 Smart Snacking Tips for Kids 0

Growing up my sister and I went to school with carrots and raisin as snacks in our lunch, while the other kids had chips or Twinkies. At the time we thought it was the worst, but now I know that they were really on to something. I grew up into an adult who doesn’t like(…)

How to Make a Water Bead Diffuser

How to Make a Water Bead Diffuser 0

I like to have air fresheners in my house, but I can’t always find a fragrance that I like. Or, often times the smell is too strong so I set out the make my own air freshener with a few of the essential oils that I have on hand. I found several diffusers on Amazon,(…)

Saving Time & Money with the Walgreens Paperless Coupon App

Saving Time & Money with the Walgreens Paperless Coupon App 1

The Summer is by far our busiest time of the year. We have several birthdays to celebrate, kids’ camps, playdates, sports, and, of course, out of town friends and family visiting. Most of these Summer guests we rarely see, so it’s always nice to be able to spend time with them but I can’t(…)

Sparkling Iced Tea with Keurig Brew Over Ice

Sparkling Iced Tea with Keurig Brew Over Ice 1

Growing up we often made sun tea by filling up a pitcher, adding tea bags and leaving it outside all day to brew. Then we put the pitcher in the fridge and my Dad would drink the iced tea nearly everyday. Today there are thankfully easier and faster ways to make iced tea!(…)

zulily and Freckles+Kitty Sale & Contest!

zulily and Freckles+Kitty Sale & Contest! 1

I normally post my Deal of the Day specials on social media, but this one deserves a full post! Freckles+Kitty is a children’s clothing company out of California offering their adorable outfits on sale today through Saturday (7/17 – 7/19) on zulily. You can save up to 65% on their  signature blend of materials creates a snuggly-soft feel that’s ideal(…)

12 Tips For A Successful Playdate

12 Tips For A Successful Playdate 2

When I was a kid, playdates were not “a thing.” We went outside during the day, played with the kids in the neighborhood, rode our bikes, jumped rope, and then when the street lights turned on we went inside. Does that sound about right to you? Well, things are different these days. There are mom’s groups and pre-school classes, park playdates and music class(…)

How to Make a Chipboard Key Holder

How to Make a Chipboard Key Holder 0

It’s easy to transform a plain piece of chipboard into a lovely piece of home decor in minutes with a little paint, some glue and a piece of pretty paper!

20 Useful Kitchen Gadgets

20 Useful Kitchen Gadgets 0

It’s no secret that cooking is not one of my favorite things to do. I love to bake, but cook? Forget it. Maybe I just like eating sweets more! Whatever the reason, since I do have to cook I’m always excited to find new kitchen gadgets that make my time in the kitchen easier. So,(…)

4th of July BBQ Menu: Bacon Potato Salad

4th of July BBQ Menu: Bacon Potato Salad 0

Ready for great food and good times on Independence Day? Get inspired with eMeals’ FREE Fourth of July Menu. This menu includes: Easy Baby Back Ribs Bacon Potato Salad Marinated Slaw Crunch-Topped Squash Casserole Watermelon Salad Berry-Topped Thunder Cake It is FREE with any eMeals subscription purchase, so check out 1 of their 60 meal(…)