Free Smartphone apps

Life360 Keeping Families Connected Through a Free Smartphone App

Smartphones make staying in touch so much easier, especially with apps like Life360.   Life360 is a free smartphone app that allows me to create circles such as my family, extended family, friends or anyone else for that matter.  Once I create my circles, I am able to stay in touch by sending texts, checking in at my current location, asking for help if needed and so much more.  It's like having … [Read more...]

Walmart Family Mobile

Need an Unlimited Plan? Look No Further Than Walmart Family Mobile

I am a member of Collective Bias Social Fabric Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper insights study for Collective Bias and their client. Sometimes I think back to the times before I had a mobile phone and wonder how I got anything done.  It seems like I am constantly on my phone making appointments, texting or checking emails throughout the day.  That's why … [Read more...]

Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0

Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 Review #Staples

It's that time of year to begin thinking about back to school.  Which can only mean one thing, back to school supplies!  It is actually one of my favorite times because it means my husband can't stop me from visiting Staples.  If you can't understand why he would care, just go to Staples with me once.  I have an addiction to almost everything they carry, including office supplies, school supplies … [Read more...]

Motorola Two-Way Radio

Be Prepared Outdoors with Motorola Two-Way Radios

There is something about two-way radios that are so much fun no matter how old you get.   The truth is they are not only fun, they can be helpful as well. I was recently sent the Motorola Talkabout MR350R Two-Way Radios to try with my family. Taken from the Motorola website: Motorola Talkabout® MR350 is the ultimate communication tool for the serious outdoor enthusiast. With a range of up … [Read more...]

Lightning fast MSN

When You Need to Know Now, Get MSN.

This post was created in partnership with MSN. Find out more about the all new MSN experience at or see it in action on Windows 8, Android, or on iOS at Does it seem like everything moves so fast these days?  I look at my children and can't believe that in a little more than a month my oldest will be in first grade.  It is one of those times where you want to have the … [Read more...]


Netflix : Children’s Programming Anytime, Anywhere.

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of NETFLIX. The kids and I love laying on the couch together after my son gets home from school and watching a television show or two on NETFLIX.  It has become a bit of a ritual around our house.  I make them a snack and we snuggle while checking out the latest episode of H20: Just Add Water. Most of you may not have even heard of H20: … [Read more...]

Fitbit One

Walking to Better Health with my #Fitbit One

I recently wrote a post sharing that I had received a product called a Fitbit One.  It is amazing how much this little device has inspired me to begin walking and challenging myself on a daily basis. Before I began tracking my steps with the Fitbit One, I assumed I was doing my fair share of walking.  Unfortunately, I have now come to realize that I am nowhere close to hitting the 10,000 daily … [Read more...]

fitbit One

Fitbit One, Time to Get Moving!

By the time March rolls around,  New Year's Resolutions are either still going strong, or were last thought of January 2nd.  Unfortunately, for most of us, it is the latter of the two.  It can be a frustrating thing to deal with year after year, so this year I have been trying especially hard to stay on track. If you read my earlier post in January, then you know that one way I am doing this is … [Read more...]

Mario and Luigi

Wii U Game Night Party

Our family was very excited when this past Christmas, Santa brought us a Nintendo Wii U for under the tree.  I always love when we can find a gift that we all enjoy. We actually have been playing it so much that we started to feel guilty about not sharing the fun with our friends.  That's why we decided it was time to host a Wii U party. The first guests to arrive to our home were of … [Read more...]