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How to Introduce Your Best Friend to Jesus

  Not all of us have best friends that know who Jesus is. Now think, do we want to spend eternity without our best friend in heaven? I know I don’t! However, sometimes it’s hard to have that tough conversation with your best friend. Here are some tips for introducing your best friend to Jesus. Be Honest- When you’re introducing your best friend to Jesus, you don’t have anything to hide, just be honest. You tell your best friend everything and are honest, so this is no … [Read more...]

Picjoy Makes Organizing Digital Photos Easy + Amazon Gift Card Giveaway

This post was created in partnership with Mom Buzz Media. Picjoy is an intelligent photo library that automatically organizes all of your precious photos and helps you locate them instantly. Can you imagine having all of your photos organized? That’s what’s so exciting about PicJoy. ◆ RECORD ◆ Record the details and stories behind each of your photos. ◆ ORGANIZE ◆ Watch Picjoy instantly organize your photos for you - no matter where they are stored! ◆ FIND ◆ Search by category or … [Read more...]

Review of The Advocate by Randy Singer + Book Giveaway

These opinions are my own and do not reflect the opinions of Family Christian. What’s happens in The Advocate? Randy Singer’s “The Advocate” brings to life the historical figure Theophilus to whom historians only know by the name in the accounts of Luke and Acts. Singer places Theophilus at key places in moments of the early church history to bring biblical stories and cities to life. Theophilus is present at the trial and execution of Christ, in which he was horrified at watching … [Read more...]

Avoid Holiday Stress With These Tips & Marie Callender’s Pot Pies

This post on Avoid Holiday Stress With These Tips & Marie Callender's Pot Pies and #PotPiePlease shop has been compensated by #CollectiveBias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. Holidays. Are. Stressful.   Really there is just no way to avoid holiday stress and everything that the holiday season can bring.  With Christmas concerts, Christmas parties at school and various organizations we belong to, Christmas shopping, baking, decorating and not to … [Read more...]

Gift Ideas For Bakers

Wouldn't it be an amazing world where all bakers got everything they ever dreamed of? I have a dream of owning every amazing piece of bakeware out there. I recently came across the Cake Boss brand and I’m in love. I wanted to share my favorite gift ideas for bakers with you.   Gift Ideas For Bakers Cake Boss- Mixing and Measuring You simply cannot be a great baker without the right measuring tools. That’s why I would choose the Cake Boss assortment of mixing and measurement … [Read more...]

Music to My Ears: Appalachian Christmas CD Review

My opinions are my own, I was compensated for this post with a free copy of Appalachian Christmas. If you happened to come across my husband and I on the streets, you would never guess we’re the musical type. I played clarinet for 8 years in high school and my husband still plays viola to the kids while they are taking a bath. We sing while we’re in the car and while we’re taking a shower, but we aren't the people who stand up on Sunday mornings and lead the congregation in music. One of … [Read more...]

The Book That Changed My Life: Miss Brenda and The Loveladies

My opinions are my own, I was compensated for this post with a free copy of Miss Brenda and the Loveladies. The story and the reality of my feelings are true. I recently was able to review a book called Miss Brenda and The Loveladies. I didn’t know what to expect when I started reading this book, but I wasn’t expecting to have my heart ripped out of my chest—in a good way. I have to admit that it’s been at least five years before a book kept my attention long enough to read from beginning to … [Read more...]

3 Free Preschool Apps That Inspire Learning & Are Mom Approved

I was compensated for this post on 3 free preschool apps that inspire learning & are mom approved.  However this did not influence my thoughts and the opinions below are my own. As parents we want our children to succeed and studies have proven that the earlier we start working with them the more likely they are to succeed at school. These 3 free preschool apps from Kid Academy are right on track for helping our children succeed and are some of the newest apps I have … [Read more...]

Top Fall Decor Tips For The Classroom Inspired by Oriental Trading

These Top Fall Decor Tips are brought to you by my partnership with Oriental Trading.  I did receive products in exchange for these projects.     Decorating for fall is supposed to be fun and exhilarating, but if you don’t have the right tips it can be hard. I wanted to talk about a few fall decorating tips that will make your life a whole lot easier. Top Fall Decor Tips For The Classroom Use Warm Colors You don’t need to go out and buy a ton of things for “fall” … [Read more...]

Vanilla Cupcake Recipe From Scratch + Crisco Based Buttercream + $500 #SweetworksFall Giveaway

This is a Fashionista Event and a promotional item was provided to me by Sweetworks. Hosts for this event are Still Blonde after all these Years and ModlyChic. I love Halloween! Ok honestly it's the candy I love.  I MIGHT have a mild sweet tooth! There is very little candy that I don't like.  So when I got to do a whole post on candy from a trusted company like Sweetworks you bet I jumped at it.  Who wouldn't love receiving a $100 candy prize pack in the mail … [Read more...]

Go Go Smart Animals Zoo Explorers Set Review & Giveaway

I received a Go Go Smart Animals Zoo Explorers Set from Vtech in exchange for my review.   I enjoy toys that encompass learning with them.  When the boys were younger this was easier to do thanks to companies like Vtech.  It's hard to find a toy for babies and toddlers that isn't wrapped around learning and I am ok with that.  When Vtech contacted me asking if I wanted to review the Go Go Smart Animals Zoo Explorers Set set I was super excited.  Yes my … [Read more...]

Book Review of The Biggest Burp Ever by Kenn Nesbit

  When it comes down to reading with my boys it can be hard to make it a priority, if we’re being honest. I’ve been trying to be on top of reading with my kids because I know it’s extremely important. That’s why I’ve gotten a little more creative with at I’m reading to my kids! Short Stories Just because your kids are little it doesn't mean you have to read them picture books the entire time. That’s why I’ve started reading short stories to my kiddos. They love hearing stories that … [Read more...]

Don’t Lose Sleep Over Credit Card Fraud

This post brought to you on behalf of my partnership with Lifelock and Find Your Influence.   Mortification is the only way I can describe it!   2 weeks ago I was standing in the check out line at Walmart and my credit card was denied...twice.  After picking my jaw up from the floor I asked them to suspend the transaction while I sorted this out.  I piled my bags into my cart, took the slip of paper for my transaction number and stood to the side...still feeling … [Read more...]

Busy Moms’ Morning Beauty & Bathroom Routine

Thanks to Cottonelle for sponsoring today's discussion about A Busy Moms' Morning Beauty & Bathroom Routine.Raising all boys and being outnumbered 3 to 1 life can sometimes feel incredibly “gross.” I mean let’s face it, boys and girls are totally different when it comes to beauty. My husband can wake up in the morning, take a shower, throw on some clothing and he’s good to go. I, on the other hand, have a beauty routine all on my own and I call this my mom time. Since there’s nowhere to … [Read more...]

Moms’ Night Out Review

I received a free copy of Moms' Night Out to facilitate this review.   About Moms' Night Out Movie All Allyson and her friends want is a peaceful, grown-up evening of dinner and fun - a long-needed moms' night out. But in order to enjoy high heels, adult conversation, and food not served in a paper bag, they need their husbands to watch the kids for three hours ---what could go wrong? My Thoughts On Moms' Night Out With Moms' Night Out star cast I was excited when I was … [Read more...]