10 Valentine’s Day Decor Ideas under $10


Valentine’s Day is less then a month away!  The monthly holiday season is in full swing! (Does anyone else still feel like they’re still recovering for Christmas and can’t think about another holiday yet?)  🙂 As much as I love to decorate my home for major holidays, I still like to incorporate something Valentine’s Day’ish into my home.  I’m not…

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36 Things About Me


A few weeks ago I celebrated my 26th ummm I mean 36th birthday!  Birthdays are not quite as exciting in your mid to late 30’s as they once were.  So instead of having a big celebration, I spent the day with family, drinking coffee and wine, lounging in yoga pants and bowling.  You know, the quintessential 30 something mom day.  #Fabulous.  One…

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2016 Year in Review : Growth, Lessons, and Losses


I have to admit, New Years is probably one of my least favorite holidays.  I know I’m Debbie Downer, butt (typo and I’m keeping it!) there’s something depressing about starting yet another year.   When I was young-er, I loved NYE.  I was 16, 20, 25, time wasn’t so scary.  Now that I’m much older, (umm hmm) I don’t want…

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Business Solutions for all Mom Businesses


Last year I joined a MLM company, ItWorks!, as a distributor.  I worked my tail off and gained the rank as a Ruby Distributor. (2 levels up in the company).  My work consisted of parties at home, at places of work and online.   Often during my in-person parties I would sell some of my own product.  Many people didn’t…

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DIY Snow Covered Mason Jar Candle Holders


*The following post contains affiliate links Mason Jars are one of my favorite and easy DIY crafts to do.  In the fall I made leaf covered mason jars.  They glowed so beautiful on my mantle all fall, so I had to make another season appropriate version for the fall. Enter the snow covered mason jar craft! If I can make…

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Tips to Help Students Pay For College + My College Story


This is part of a sponsored collaboration with The College Board and DiMe Media. However, all opinions expressed are my own. When you think of college, you think of an 18-year-old leaving home for the first time and heading off to school.  You don’t think of a 35-year-old mother of 2 kids with multiple previous degrees.  This was me this…

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Last Minute Holiday Party Tips + Holiday Mimosa Recipe


*disclaimer – this  post is part of the Evite Influencer Program I don’t know where November went, and now we’re almost through December.  It’s crazy how time can just get away from you, isn’t it!  Every year we try to have a friend holiday party, which takes me weeks of planning and prepping.  This year we dropped the ball and…

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The Purest Baby Wipes + $100 Walmart G.C. Giveaway


This post was sponsored by WaterWipes as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. It’s officially been 5 years since we’ve been purchasing baby wipes.  With my almost 3  year old (gulp) finally beginning to potty train, I can honestly say I am a well versed baby wipes critic.…

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Elf Training Camp at the Melting Pot – Littleton


Every year around the holidays, our family makes it a point to experience all that Colorado has to offer.  In years past we’ve visited the parade of lights, the Santa Train and last year, the Nutcracker.  This year we spent the morning at the Elf Training Camp, put on by the Melting Pot in Littleton Colorado.   Think fondue brunch,…

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Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party 2016


(Disclaimer: This is NOT a sponsored post.  Just a review of our experience in Disney World for Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party.  All photos were taken with a cell phone…only because I forgot my good camera at home. Sorry in advance for the quality!) Last week we returned from a vacation we’ve been planning since our 1st was born.  Really!…

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