How to Make Personalised Nappy Cakes

When friends or family have a new baby arriving, an excellent gift to help celebrate the happy occasion is a personalised nappy cake, which is also extremely practical. Image by Prof. Bizzarro via Flickr When your close friends or family enjoy the arrival of a newborn baby, it can sometimes be difficult to choose the perfect gift. So many people bring gifts that include clothes and toys and many people often overlook the essentials that a baby is going to {Read More}

Keeping Kids Safe From Drugs and Alcohol

Every parent hopes their children will have glorious, happy, fulfilling lives. In spite of this, the dangers of addiction remain a huge societal problem that never seems to go away. Those dangers will likely be with humanity or a long while yet. But what can a parent do to guide their children through to their adult years as clean and sober individuals? Here are some positive steps parents can take to help their children remain addiction free: Be real with {Read More}

Project Yellow Light College Scholarship Competition Winners Announced #StopTheTexts

Project Yellow Light is a scholarship competition designed to bring about change. Last weekend, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Mazda Motorsports, National Organizations for Youth Safety (NOYS), U-Haul and the Ad Council announced the high school and college winners of their fourth annual Project Yellow Light college scholarship competition at the Mazda Speedway. Project Yellow Light is a national contest and scholarship program that calls on students to create short videos educating their peers {Read More}

A Lesson in Bed Wetting and Preventing Laundry Piles #ConquerBedWetting

Aiden is now 6 years old but when he was near 3, I made the fatal mistake of taking him out of his crib, that he was perfectly content in. Since that day he has been sleeping in our bed. Of all our kids he is definitely the most loving and attached. He doesn’t want to be alone. I get it, I totally do. But this became a huge problem when we were potty training him. I don’t like using {Read More}

Summer Heat Won’t Scare Me – Dove Advanced Care Deoderant

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Dove. I received a product sample and promotional item to thank me for my participation. I love in Michigan and its FINALLY starting to feel warm. It isn’t summer heat but I don’t have to worry about getting smelly or having pit stains because I have officially switched my deodorant to Dove Advanced Care. Besides the fact it gives 48 hours of wetness protection, I can actually feel {Read More}

May The Fourth Be With You – Star Wars Toothbrushes From Firefly

I normally don’t do reviews for small things like toothbrushes and personal care items but I am a HUGE Star Wars fan and I knew my 6 year old would get a kick out of them. What I didn’t expect was that my teenage son’s friend would BEG the six year old for one of the toothbrushes. In his defense they are pretty cool. Aiden chose the Darth Vader brush. It comes with a cover that reflects the red light {Read More}

Cinco de Mayo Drink Recipes with Sandra Lee Margaritas

There’s no better excuse for a warm-weather party than Cinco de Mayo, so why not wrangle your friends together to enjoy America’s favorite cocktail – the Margarita! This year, Emmy-winning host Sandra Lee is making it even easier on you to host “cocktail time” with her NEW ready-to-serve margaritas that are not only delicious, but gluten-free and fewer than 150 calories per 4 oz. serving. Sandra Lee’s Cocktail Time™ Margaritas in Key Lime and Strawberry are infused with REAL key {Read More}

Taking My Meals to “Flavortown” With Guy Fieri Sausages #CookingWithGuyFieri

I participated in a Influencer Activation for Guy Fieri Sausage. I received product samples to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation.   Every once in awhile I get an offer to try something amazing that challenges me to come up with a recipe using a new product. In this case, I was asked to give Guy Fieri Sausages.  Because it is warm enough to grill now, I jumped at the chance. {Read More}