How to host a Mr. Peabody and Sherman Viewing Party {+ A Craft & Recipe}

My Peabody and Sherman Viewing Party (21)

If you're yet to watch Mr Peabody and Sherman, I urge you to go get yourself a copy. This 20th Century Fox and Dreamworks Animation entertainer has just come out on Blu-Ray and DVD and is a great family entertainer. Packed with rib-tickling scenes, history lessons and adventure, my kids will vouch this to be one of their favorite movies in a while. We even hosted a Time Period Viewing Party to celebrate the release, featuring one of the … [Read more...]

Encouraging a love for cooking in a child {+ A Quick Fix Veggie Saute recipe}

Encouraging a love for cooking in a child (2)

I have to admit it's always quicker and easier to get all my cooking done without little hands assisting me. But then I stop to remind myself that I need to accept help from my kids if I want them to enjoy the time they spend in the kitchen when they grow older. Encouraging a love for cooking in a child This is easier said than done especially if you're the sort of person who loves to have everything done a certain way...veggies cut a … [Read more...]

7 ways to prevent your child from catching the flu

Soccer

We've officially stepped into Fall, which means cooler weather, school's on in high gear and yes, a new soccer season has begun. While I love that the kids have busy schedules, I also recognize that fatigue can weaken their immune systems. With the flu season lurking on the fringes, I know I need to do my part to ensure my kids stay healthy. With my youngest being 8 months old and my older two full time school goers, I do know they will … [Read more...]

Healthy Habit Heroes In Training!

Healthy Habit Heroes In Training

Disclosure: “I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for LISTERINE. I received samples for this review and a promotional item to thank me for participating.   As a child, there was one thing I was terribly slack at... taking good care of my teeth. The result? A good number of cavities! I'm not proud of my dental pits, caps and fillings but I have to admit, I find them incredibly helpful in … [Read more...]

3 things to keep in mind while gift shopping for kids {#ChosenByKids}

3 things to keep in mind while gift shopping for kids- Mommy Snippets

With the holidays right around the corner, choosing a gift for a child can tend to get a tad bit overwhelming, even if it involves shopping for your own kids. As a Mom to an 8 year old daughter, 4 year old son and 7 month old daughter, I understand and want to encourage you to stick to this helpful strategy... 3 things to keep in mind while gift shopping for kids  . 1. Pick a gift that is practical- We generally buy the kids Christmas … [Read more...]

“Showering” your hostess with love {Bridal Shower Hostess Gift Idea}

Bridal Shower Hostess Gift Idea

I love gifts that involve a play on words. So when I was sent an assortment of Softsoap body washes I thought these would make the cutest inclusions for a gift basket for a B.F.F., a special baby shower hostess or better yet a bridal shower hostess.  . "Shower" the hostess with this fun and affordable bridal shower hostess gift   You can choose to make a gift basket with an assortment of body washes or choose a fragrance you know … [Read more...]

Homemade remedy for a sore throat

Homemade remedy for a sore throat

A few days ago my son woke up with a sore throat. Being 4, he's not a fan of warm water and salt gargling so I had to think of another way to soothe his throat besides downing warm liquids. I decided to brew an age-old remedy that has worked great on my throat. All the ingredients are 100% natural and 100% safe for a child to consume. The spice aspect takes some getting used to but when you mix the concoction with lemon juice and honey, it really … [Read more...]

How to enjoy an affordable Disney vacation during the holidays {+ $50 Paypal/Amazon Giveaway}

How to enjoy an affordable Disney vacation during the holidays

If you've been following through our #SpiritualFrance journey, I'm sure France is on your mind right now. If you have kids in school, odds are you can't think of traveling very far till their next set of summer holidays. Next fun option?... Disney! With Thanksgiving and Christmas right around the corner, you can be sure prices will be pretty steep but here are a few tips to make sure you save a few buckeroos. How to enjoy an … [Read more...]