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Enter to Win $10,000 in the Honey Bunches of Oats Sweeps

Enter to Win $10,000 in the Honey Bunches of Oats Sweeps

Share Your Photo and You Could Win $10,000 in the Honey Bunches of Oats Sweeps Disclosure- I received compensation in order to facilitate this post. This is a sponsored post in cooperation with Honey Bunches of Oats and Family Forward. All opinions are my own and honest. Our family was really in need of a fun vacation after our crazy summer – and thankfully, just in time for the Family Forward Retreat at Lowes Royal Pacific Hotel … Read entire article »

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eMeals Connect

eMeals Connect

*This is a sponsored post but all thoughts and opinions are my own.* Father’s Day is coming up fast, so I wanted to let all of my wonderful readers in on a special promotion they are doing right now.  Sign up for an eMeals plan now and receive a FREE Father’s Day Menu! You can access it on your member page once you sign up, and it includes: 3 Burger Options (Ultimate Burgers, Mushroom Pesto Burgers, and … Read entire article »

Filed under: Cooking, Father's Day, Food, Free, Health, Home and Decorating, Nutrition, Recipes

eMeals Planning is a Life (and Time) Saver!

eMeals Planning is a Life (and Time) Saver!

Halloween is over and we all know what means; the holidays are nigh! The planning, the cooking, the clean up, the shopping, the wrapping, what to get everyone, families, friends, stress, stress and more stress. Stop. Breathe. Take a few more deep breaths. And now I am going to tell you about eMeals. eMeals is meal planning made simple. You get 7 meal recipes each week and an organized shopping list delivered each week via email … Read entire article »

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Healthy, Fit, Happy Mom Fitness DVD Series

Healthy, Fit, Happy Mom Fitness DVD Series

As a Mom, I always put my children’s needs ahead of mine and I’m sure many moms out there are the same way. But when it comes to your personal health, us moms need to take care of ourselves in order to do a good job of taking care of the children who depend on us. That means eating right and exercising. I received the Health, Fit, Happy Mom Fitness DVD Series which makes sticking to … Read entire article »

Filed under: Baby Shower, Body After Baby, Exercise, Gift Ideas, Health, Maternity, Momma Gotta Have, Mommy Gifts, Nutrition, Pregnancy, Video

Debunking Myths About Food Safety in the Home

Debunking Myths About Food Safety in the Home

  Many of us grew up thawing frozen meat on the counter and keeping leftovers far too long.  Times have changed. Now that I’m a mom, I make an effort to serve my family only food that I’m sure is safe. The USDA has food safety recommendations to help us keep our families safe from the unfortunate side affects of unsafe food preparation (such as food poisoning). But it isn’t always easy to know what is safe? For … Read entire article »

Filed under: Charity, Cleaning, Cooking, Featured, Feeding, Food, Germ Protection, News, Nutrition, Recipes, Safety, Socially Conscious, Uncategorized

Tips to Fight the “Food Fits” with Guest Blogger Joey Fortman of Real Mom Media

Tips to Fight the “Food Fits” with Guest Blogger Joey Fortman of Real Mom Media

Now that kids are back to school and life is in full force it’s totally time to get down to business with the meals. I try as hard as possible to keep my son healthy, especially since I grew up battling the bulge. It’s not always an easy task to get your kids to really and truly understand the value of health and eating well! And if your house is like mine, you’re always fighting … Read entire article »

Filed under: Advice, Body After Baby, Feeding, Food, Guest Writers, Health, Mommy Blogs, Nutrition, Parenting, Pre-schoolers, School Aged Children, Tips, Uncategorized

Help Share our Strength Fight Childhood Hunger in the Classroom

Help Share our Strength Fight Childhood Hunger in the Classroom

Did you know that 3 in 5 U.S. public school teachers say students regularly come to school hungry? This week Share Our Strength released its’ 2012 survey of America’s teachers reporting on their experiences with hunger in the classroom and the findings show that hunger is a huge problem in this country. Children are not getting the healthy, nutritious meals they need to grow, learn and thrive.  This is an issue every one can support and … Read entire article »

Filed under: Charity, Featured, Food, News, Nutrition, School Aged Children, Socially Conscious

Share Our Strength: Summer Meals for Hungry Kids

Share Our Strength: Summer Meals for Hungry Kids

Did you know that although more than 21 million children in the US get free or reduced-price school lunches, only 3 million get a free summer meal? Most of us can probably count on our children being fed to their bodies’ content at any moment of any day. But millions of kids and parents face the summer with worry; the breakfasts and lunches being fed to them during school will be missing. You may have read our … Read entire article »

Filed under: Charity, Featured, Free, News, Nutrition, School Aged Children, Socially Conscious, Summer, Uncategorized

Save on MAM Anti-Colic Baby Bottles

Save on MAM Anti-Colic Baby Bottles

MAM Anti-Colic bottles are a favorite of both breastfeeding moms and bottle-feeding moms. One of the main reasons is MAM’s unique “Silk Nipple.” This extra-soft nipple makes the switch between breast and bottle easier than using a traditional (harder) silicone nipple. While I was breastfeeding, I worried about nipple confusion even though I wanted my husband’s help with nighttime feedings. Thankfully, our baby was able to switch easily from bottle to breast using the MAM Anti-Colic bottle. We were … Read entire article »

Filed under: Baby Gear, Baby Gifts, Breastfeeding, Coupons, Featured, Feeding, Gift Ideas, Nutrition, Registry Pick

Help End Childhood Hunger- Support our Virtual Blogger Bake Sale

Join our Little Miss Muffin team for the Virtual Blogger Bake Sale! Food Blogger Bake Sales are going on nationwide until April 28, 2012 to support Share our Strength’s Great American Bake Sale. Donate online to the 2012 No Kid Hungry campaign via the Little Miss Muffin Team. Virtual baked goods are calorie-free and help us reach our goal of $1000! Every donation matters: $1 can help provide a hungry child with 10 healthy meals. $4 can help provide a child facing hunger with a backpack full of healthy food over a weekend when school meals are not available. $9 can help connect a child with healthy lunches during summer when school is out. $35 can help a child care center provide free afterschool snacks and suppers to at-risk children all year long. $65 can … Read entire article »

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