Happy New Year & Old Year Recap

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I have written 2016 instead of 2017 already 392 times this year!!!

Feels like I am never going to get used to it!!!

2016 was a big year for my family!


I started out the year with a One Word Resolution instead of a list of resolutions. FOCUS was my word. I wanted to focus on several things this year and I believe I accomplished my one word resolution!  Read more

5 Ways Moms Can Make the Most Out of Their Commute

**I was given a chance to drive a Mazda CX-3 for a review. The thoughts and opinions are my own.

We recently purchased a small business since moving to Texas. It’s been a new adventure for me. The combination of a salon and boutique. (The boutique is also online.) For the first time since Jayden was born I am going into work several days a week. I have been a work at home mom for more than 8 years now. Getting in the car and leaving my babies has been a new experience!

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My hat is off to you mommas that have been doing this for years! You are ROCK STARS! Read more

5 Things I want my Children to Expect for Christmas

5 Things I want my Children to Expect for Christmas

*This post is sponsored by Bulletproof Coffee. Thoughts and opinions are all my own.

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It’s that time of year when we moms really stress out. There is so much pressure on us to be perfect and to create elaborate, magical displays of ornate Christmas decorations, bake delicious and festive foods, and attend every party, event and program that one can possibly squeeze into a month. And honestly, it’s a bit overwhelming.  Read more


5 Essentials to Transfer from Diaper Bag to Mom Bag

This post was sponsored by WaterWipes as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own.

I have been a mommy for over 8 years now. With 6 kids so close in age, I literally have been carrying around a massive diaper bag for EIGHT years!!! I realized a few weeks ago that I haven’t bought myself a new purse in over 6 years. And the last one I purchased was only used maybe 4 times! (on date nights and such) 

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Now that the twins are starting to potty train, I have finally given myself permission to let go of the massive diaper bag and begin using a cute purse again! No offense to diaper bags. They are ingenious creations. I have carried half my home around in them for years. Literally… HALF my house! You never know what you may need when you have twin babies! HAHA!! Read more

Mom’s need to take a Weekend off…with the Mazda CX-9

Mom’s need to take a Weekend off…with the Mazda CX-9

Motherhood is a 24 hour job! There is no time off. No break. No overtime. Just Mom-all-the-time. I don’t have to remind you just how many hats we moms wear in a week…Chef, Maid, Chauffeur, Cheerleader, Nurse… and so on and so forth… It’s a lot, but we love it!

However… Mom’s need to take a WEEKEND off!!!

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Pretty much any reason for the weekend off will be suitable. 
(Except a hospital stay. That does NOT count as a weekend off!)
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How to Create a Baby “Cough” Basket

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MyLittleRemedies #Cbias #CollectiveBias

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There is nothing more heartbreaking for a mother than when her baby is not having a good day.  How do you keep toddlers entertained and resting while they’re getting back their to happy and crazy little selves? Read more