Redefine How you Show your Pets Love with #HillsPet

Food is Love

Why is it that my pets have to look at me with their big, pleading eyes every time I walk into the kitchen.  It’s like they know I can’t say no to them.   I feel guilty grabbing a snack for myself without giving them a little something too.  However, it is good to learn […]


Moms’ Night Out Movie Review: Boy Can I Relate!

Mom's Night Out photo

How many times have you felt like you were in need of a night out.  A night to go out, let your hair down and try not to think about dirty dishes in the sink or toilets that need to be scrubbed.  I know that I personally “think” about it quite often, however, actually making […]


Miracle-Gro Gro-ables: How Does Your Garden Grow?


This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Gro-ables for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Perhaps you remember a recent post I did on Miracle-Gro Gro-ables.  They are unique premade seed pods that help to take the guesswork out of planting a garden at home.  For people like me without a green […]


Keep Quiet by Lisa Scottoline Book Review

Keep Quiet Lisa Scottoline

How important is it for you to be the cool parent?  For Jake Buckman, who is trying to connect with with his 16 year old son, it’s very important.  Unfortunately, his gesture to earn some points with Ryan leads to an unforeseen diaster.  The book, Keep Quiet by Lisa Scottoline definitely has parents thinking just how […]


Disney Apparel by Jumping Beans: $50 Kohl’s GC Giveaway

Disney Collection by Jumping Beans

Kohl’s couldn’t have come out with their new Disney apparel by Jumping Beans at a better time.   It just happened to become available in stores, April 3rd and the Disney Social Media Moms conference was on April 10th.  Let’s just say that I had a hard time figuring out which kiddo was mine, because we […]


Movie Review of “Bears” by Disneynature #DisneySMMoms

Disney Bears

I had the lucky experience of getting to see an advanced screening of “Bears” while at the Disney Social Media Moms Conference this year.   We had just sat down in the theater, when my five year old daughter looked at me and said, “Mom, the mommy bear is going to die, right?  They always […]


Healthy, Fit Pets Make for a Happy Animal #HillsPet

The Three Amigos

I can tell when I am carrying an extra 5-10 pounds on my body.  I feel sluggish, tired and unmotivated to do much of anything.  I am guessing that is the same way my pets feel when they gain weight.  I can actually notice a difference in their behavior. The difference between them and me, […]


Enter to Win A TruGreen Backyard Makeover!

TruGreen Backyard Makeover

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for TruGreen. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating.” Spring is starting to show around my neighborhood.  I’m seeing the start of new little buds on the trees and green grass emerging through the once green grass of last year. […]


How is Your Green Thumb? Let Scotts Gro-ables Help.


This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Gro-ables for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. When it comes to gardening, I guess you could say that my green thumb is a bit unpredictable.  It’s something that I look forward to every year nonetheless.  Sometimes the outcome of my gardening is a […]


Dorothy Must Die by Danielle Paige Book Review

Dorothy Must Die

The Wizard of Oz, with sweet and innocent Dorothy, the Tin Man who gets his heart, the Scarecrow with his new brain and the lion who is finally able to acquire courage. If this is the Oz you are used to, as many of us are, then brace yourself.  In the new book, Dorothy Must […]