Spring Allergies: Symptoms and Remedies {#SneezeFreeSpring}

Spring Allergies Symptoms and Remedies (1)

When we moved to our corner of Texas my oldest was 18 months old. Every few weeks or so she would come down with the sniffles or a dry cough. Being our first child, we were overtly cautious and would run to her pediatrician for a check up. Her ped. would run tests on her and prescribe medication for her to take till the sniffles or cough stopped. It was only when we switched pediatricians 2 years later that we realized we'd been subjecting our … [Read more...]

5 ways to support a NICU family {+ A #TeamKmart : March of Dimes Giveaway}

5 ways to support a NICU family- Mommy Snippets

“I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Kmart & March of Dimes. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation.”   When my first born was born a week early and was rushed to the NICU for observation after birth, I remember feeling scared. By God's Grace she didn't have any birth complications but because there was a meconium leak in my amniotic fluid, the neo-natal team wanted … [Read more...]

Fluoride Free Toothpaste for Young Children


Fluoride Free Toothpaste for Young Children When children reach the toddler years, it’s time for them to begin brushing their teeth with a safe, fluoride free toothpaste. As a parent, it’s important to teach young children the correct brushing techniques on their baby teeth to help guarantee strong permanent teeth in the future. Make dental care part of your child’s regular daily routine.   Why no Fluoride For Kids? A … [Read more...]

Stress-free tips for hosting a Minnie Mouse themed birthday party.

Mickey ears

So you plan to throw a Minnie Mouse themed birthday party for your child and the number of ideas on Pinterest overwhelm you, what do you do? Scrap everything and start all over! Stress-free tips for hosting a Minnie Mouse themed birthday party.  1. Theme it all with the Ears! The fun thing about choosing a Minnie (or Mickey) themed party is that the signatory mouse ears are everything. Put mouse ears on anything and there you have it, … [Read more...]

Cover all bases with Norton. {#TaxSeasonTip}

Norton Tax

Sometime last year, around tax season, Hubs received a call from an unknown number stating it was the IRS. The caller on the other end asked him to give him his Social Security number, birth date, bank account information and a few other details, but thankfully Hubs didn't. Something sounded fishy about the call and he hung up a few minutes into the same. Cover all bases with Norton. {#TaxSeasonTip} I'm sure you may have received emails … [Read more...]

Easy Floral Cake using Sweetworks Candy {+ $50 #CakeMyDay Giveaway}

Easy Floral Birthday Cake using Sweetworks Candy  (30)

This is a Fashionista Event and a promotional item was provided to me by Sweetworks. Hosts for this event are Still Blonde after all these Years and ModlyChic. My children love to help out when it comes to baking and decorating cakes for birthdays. Most often I try to work on their birthday cakes when they're away at school or early in the morning when they're asleep. But yesterday we had way too many things to do and yes, of all days, I … [Read more...]

How to celebrate a #DisneySide birthday party at a Party Place.

How to host a #DisneySide Birthday Party at a Party Place

Baby Girl turned 1 earlier this month. Deciding on where to host her 1st birthday party was hard considering it couldn't be at home because we're limited on space, had to be a place that would accommodate all our guests and provide fun not just for the birthday girl but also her guests. (who were mainly Little Man and Dottie's friends. All kids that Baby Girl adores.)  While I really wanted to do something at the park because Baby Girl loves … [Read more...]

An easy Brownies recipe {+ A frugal Teacher Appreciation gift idea}

An easy Brownies recipe

This past summer, my Mother gave me the prized recipe book she has been writing in ever since my sister and I were kids. I remember seeing the fat blue book opened up on the counter-top as she whipped up sweet treats galore. The book is filled with recipes from my grandmothers, aunts, Mama's good friends, colleagues and even a few popular magazines at the time. While flipping through the pages, I found an incredibly easy recipe for Brownies … [Read more...]