April 19, 2014

The Young Living Premium Starter Kit {and a Thieves Kit Giveaway!}

thieves giveaway

By now you've read a post or two about how much I love Young Living essential oils.  And yall, I have to tell you - I really do love them!  They are the only essential oil company I really trust for therapeutic grade oils. Not long ago, I shared a few of the ways I use essential oils every single day.  I use them for so many things - from making my house smell amazing, to helping kids fight … [Read more...]

Crock-Pot Makes Super Bowl Food Easy and Delicious {and a Giveaway!}


I don't know about you, but Super Bowl is a big day at our house.  And with 8 sons, I can imagine it will always be a big day in our family. My favorite thing about Super Bowl Sunday is, of course, the food!  I love preparing yummy treats and savory eats that we can munch on all day while enjoying our day together and watching the ridiculous commercials.  Oh, and then there's the football.  … [Read more...]

Spark Energy Drink & Blender Bottle Giveaway!


My husband recently lost 30 pounds and is fitter than he has been in a long time!  He and I finished our first half marathon just a couple weeks ago, and I have to say, it was a pretty amazing thing to have completed it myself, but  even more amazing to watch my husband finish in better time than me.  This is especially impressive considering the fact that just a few months ago, he had one knee … [Read more...]

Winter Brick Activities eBook {and a Giveaway!}

winter bricks

  Have you met Stef from Educating Laytons yet?  If not, go tell her hello and that I sent you.  She is a homeschooling mom to boys who love Legos, so we have a lot in common.  I once tried to schedule a visit with her when we were passing through her state vacationing, but we ran out of time. Next time, Stef!  And our boys can build with Legos to their hearts' content! Well, Stef … [Read more...]

Crockpot Meals Made Easy {and a Giveaway!}

keep on crockin

You may remember hearing about Crock On!  by Stacy at Stacy Makes Cents last year.  So many people entered to win her great ebook that is just packed full of awesome, healthy crock pot recipes, and we loved giving away copies to busy moms just like you. This year, Stacy's giving away that book again PLUS her newly released Keep Crockin'!  How awesome is that!? Check out some of the … [Read more...]

Bolder Band Headbands are Awesome! {and a Giveaway!}


Bolder Band headbands are awesome!  I have a teal one, a pink one, and of course this black one that I wore in the San Antonio Rock n' Roll Half Marathon. They're right when they say their headbands stay put so you don't have to!  They're perfect for running long distances because they keep your hair and sweat out of your eyes.  In colder temperatures, I have pulled mine down over my ears … [Read more...]

Sweet Swag by Sarah {A Giveaway!}

Sweet Swag

Lincoln recently had the privilege of receiving in the mail this beautiful, hand-made taggie (tactile blanket) from Sweet Swag by Sarah.  I just love the owls!  But Lincoln, of course, loves all the different ribbons and textures. Here is a close-up so that you can see it in better detail. This is a small blanket made specifically for baby to hold and cuddle! It is approximately 12" x … [Read more...]

Itsy Knitsy Baby

Itsy Knitsy Baby Mohawk Hat

Chrystine designs and knits the CUTEST baby hats and other custom designs! Check out one of her latest creations, the beautiful and cozy Infinity Scarf. And would you just look at this Mohawk Hat!?!  Oh MY word! And the ever-famous Who Hats!  So cute!   And here's the Double Who.  Isn't it fun!?! Chrystine, owner of Itsy Knitsy Baby, is giving away a $20 … [Read more...]