The 101 on Motion Sickness {+ A Dramamine Road Trip Prize Pack Giveaway}

Win a HUGE Dramamine Road Trip Gift pack (Giveaway ends 8-17) on Mommy Snippets

I still remember the road trip as if it were yesterday. I was 9 or 10 years old and we were visiting my Uncle's family in Delhi, India. My uncle thought it would be a great idea to take the family a few hours drive up to Agra, to see the famed Taj Mahal. Now, who wouldn't be excited to see one of the 7 wonders of the world? And as kids our excitement knew no bounds especially since a road trip meant fun, fun, fun all the way! Oh and for the … [Read more...]

Yabbly…Making Great Decisions Just Got Easier!

Yabbly — Make great decisions. (1)

When we moved into our home 3 years ago, there were a ton of things we needed to get done, replaced or re-vamped. Most often than not, one place we'd turn to for information and advice was the internet. I wish, though, we had access to Yabbly at the time.   Yabbly...making great decisions just got easier!   Yabbly is a  brand new, online community of people who willingly pool in advice when someone has a question about a … [Read more...]

10 tips to prevent motion sickness in kids, on car rides.

10 tips to prevent motion sickness in kids, on car rides- Mommy Snippets #Travel Tips

Our family loves to travel and road trips to San Antonio are generally on our travel list several times in a year. The kids have always fared well on the rides so we've never found cause to worry when we pack our bags and set off. Last year, when I was invited to attend a Family Travel Conference in Dallas, an 8 hour drive away, I was confident the kids would handle the long drive ahead as long as we had our road trip survival kit well … [Read more...]

I’m in my 30s. Why should I plan for retirement?

I'm in my 30s. Why should I plan for retirement

Disclosure: "I'm in my 30s. Why should I plan for retirement?" is a post brought to you by Genworth USA, via Brandfluential. All opinions expressed are the author's own.   I'm in my 30s. Why should I plan for retirement?   Life is good. Work's beginning to pick up and you're finally beginning to enjoy the fruit of your labor. Those little luxuries that were once beyond your grasp can now be bought comfortably. The money … [Read more...]

Get smart! Use Healthgrades and choose the right Medical Practitioner.

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Disclosure: I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Healthgrades. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating.   When I found out I was pregnant with our son, we hurriedly made an appointment with the closest OBG Specialist in town. Thinking her office would make a convenient visit through the pregnancy, we didn't do a lot of research and just landed there for our first appointment. After … [Read more...]

5 smart financial tips for newly married couples.

5 smart financial tips for newly married couples - Mommy Snippets- #GenworthUSA

Disclosure: "5 smart financial tips for newly married couples" is a post brought to you by Genworth USA, via Brandfluential. All opinions expressed are the author's own.   I still remember the day I said "I do!" as if it were yesterday. The rush of joyous emotions, the giddy headed excitement, the prospect of living the rest of my life with my best friend...ah! And yes, the feeling every newly married couple experiences...we can … [Read more...]

5 ways you can save big while at college.

5 ways you can save big while at college- Mommy Snippets

- Disclosure: "5 ways you can save big while at college." is a post sponsored by CampusBookRentals.com, all opinions expressed are the author's own.-     Going to college is always exciting and once the semester fees are paid it always seems like the main chunk of expenses is done and over with. But as each day progresses, if you aren't careful, you will see the expenses slowly add up. Scary! Thankfully you can take a reign over the … [Read more...]

The easy way to make a Team Umizoomi Birthday Cake

Easy way to make a Team Umizoomi cake

  When my little man asked if he could have a Team Umizoomi themed birthday instead of a construction themed one, I agreed without batting an eyelid. It was only later when I went through party sites and Pinterest that I realized that a Team Umizoomi party wasn't exactly high on the popular list.   When my search for Umizoomi birthday cakes on Pinterest brought up professional looking fondant based cakes, I began to worry a … [Read more...]

Kingdom Strollers made Disney so much more enjoyable!

Kingdom Strollers-Energizer Bunnies' Mommy Reports (5)

  - "Kingdom Strollers made Disney so much more enjoyable!" is a post written after use of a comp-off rental period with the company. Regardless, all opinions expressed in this post are still 100% the author’s own.-   My kids love spending a day at the Parks and at Disney that love just escalates. There's always so much to do, so much to see, so much ground to cover!! But when you weigh the pelting rays of the sun along with … [Read more...]

5 ways you can create your own bathroom oasis

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- "5 ways you can create your own bathroom oasis" has been sponsored by Water Pik via TapiInfluence, formerly BlogFrog. Regardless, all opinions expressed in this post are still 100% my own.-    Pamper yourself this Mother's Day within the 4 corners of your home. Shocked? But yeah, it's possible...and crazily enough it's easy.   If this scenario is commonplace in you home (like it is in mine)... this is one post … [Read more...]