10 Things to Add to your Baby Registry (+ Fun Surprise!)

Having 8 years between my last two babies…things have changed…A LOT! There are so many new items that were not available back in 2008! Pampers sent me a gift card to bless a mama and to put together my top ten items to add to your baby registry list! Here are my top 10: Pampers Diapers! […]

One Year ago today

One Year ago today, my hubby and I were approved to adopt! We went through the home study process and waited for “the call!” The same day that we received this call that we were approved, we also were asked if we would like our profile shown to an expectant mother. Of course we said […]

Celebrating National Adoption Awareness Month with Hallmark

November is National Adoption Awareness Month! There are currently over 100,000 waiting kids in the US for adoption and who knows what the number is overseas. So many children out there who need a home! A year ago this week, my hubby and I were approved to adopt and listed as a waiting family for […]

Saying yes to Messy Play with Dreft #MessiestBabyContest

“This post and giveaway were made possible by iConnect and Dreft. I was compensated for my participation in this campaign, but all opinions are 100% mine.” I will be the first to admit that I am not one for allowing messy play because it makes more work for me. I hate that about myself. I […]

Thinking outside the box: Organizing your Van

I live in my van…I wish I didn’t, but I do. I don’t mean actually sleeping in it, but my son definitely does takes naps in there from time to time. We are always on the go. To and from school, to and from softball practices or games, to and from the store, to and […]

Pumpkin Party Perfection

I love Pumpkin flavored everything…so as you can imagine I am in heaven right now with all of the stuff currently in store! Each year around this time I invite my pumpkin loving friends to come for a Pumpkin Party! I ask each guest to bring an item with pumpkin in it….can be savory or […]

Busy being Mom…and loving it!

If you’ve been reading my blog for the past year, then you know that we have adopted a little guy. We walked into the process in September last year with so many hopes and dreams about how everything would play out. For the most part, it’s been pretty smooth. Our agency is awesome and offers […]

Pay it Forward with Snuggle and #ShareABear

I love pay it forwards and this one is extra awesome! Snuggle is paying it forward and donating 5,000 stuffed Snuggle Bears through the Starlight’s Children Foundation to help comfort children going through trying experiences. The Starlight Children’s Foundation partners with experts to improve quality of life for children, families and communities around the world.  They work […]

Pay it Forward with PDQ

We are back in ball season and are on the run most nights! One of my kids top picks for dinner on the road is PDQ (People Dedicated to Quality) restaurant! We love their fun deals and promos and this months promo is awesome! They have partnered with Coca-Cola and the St. Baldrick’s foundation to […]

When Words are Not enough…

This past month has been a strange one for me emotionally. Personally, my family is okay and all are well and doing good. Older kids are back in school and baby and I are finding our new normal again. Last weekend a friends son died, unexpectedly. It was a loss that no one anticipated and […]