Ropes Course & More at Northern Lights Rock and Ice in Essex, Vermont

Ropes Course & More at Northern Lights Rock and Ice

Last month, my daughter and I had the opportunity to take on the ropes course, giant swing, and climbing wall at Northern Lights Rock and Ice in beautiful Essex, Vermont. While my daughter is only 9, she is a ropes course veteran. We've traversed courses in Canada, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts. While these courses were all fun, my daughter says Northern Lights Rock and Ice is her favorite. This is the first time we've taken on a ropes course without my husband. This made my daughter Continue Reading...

Win $25 Amazon Gift Card Back to School Hop Event

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Back to School Pre-K – College Hop Event Welcome once again to another event hosted by LeahSay’s View and Planet Weidknecht My hosts are IncrediBundles.com and Author Maryann Cocca-Leffler, Book Janine I can't believe it is that time of year already, but it's time to get ready for the kids getting back to school. I'm excited to be a part of this fun giveaway hop. To help you purchase some of the items your children might need for back to school, my prize is a $25 Amazon Gift Card. What will Continue Reading...

Keep Your Cook for Back to School Giveaway Event

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This post contains affiliate links.  I am thrilled to co-host this great back to school giveaway event. What a great way to get both you and your kids ready to go back to school, right? So many fun products and an Amazon Gift Card too. How cool is that? What are your favorite products in this giveaway? I want to try the Avon Firming Cream myself. Mabel's Labels are a favorite of mine as well. Best of luck! Enter TODAY! Welcome to the Keep Your Cool for Back to School Giveaway Continue Reading...

6 Skincare Hacks You Need to Know

6 Skincare hacks you need to know

Skin care can be challenging, especially as we age. There are many treatments you can make right at home that can help with many typical skincare issues. Check out these skincare hacks that will help save you time and money. They are not only useful but give safe and long-lasting results too. #Hack 1. Soft Skin with LEMON and SUGAR This one hack is great for people with flaky skin. All you need is a lemon and sugar and follow the steps below: Cut a lemon in half. Add a tablespoon of Continue Reading...

Family Movie: Our Review of Marvel Studio’s Ant Man

Family Movie: Our Review of Marvel Studio's Ant Man

You might not think THIS guy could be the next Marvel Studios super hero, but Ant Man turns out not only to be a formidable force, but also a pretty darned nice guy. I had not seen many previews or read critics reviews before seeing Ant Man. This helped keep much of the plot and most entertaining scenes a secret. I was very pleasantly surprised to thoroughly enjoy this movie from start to finish. My kids loved it to. They are ages 10 and 12. Except for a few swear words, I thought it was Continue Reading...

Make Any Day Special with Ice Cream Sundaes Featuring Smucker’s® Ice Cream Toppings at Walmart

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Our family LOVES ice cream! It is our go-to dessert choice all year round. Our freezer is very rarely without at least two to three flavors. A typical bowl or cone is fine most of the time, but sometimes we want something more. We want to take an average day and turn it into a special occasion. That’s when it’s time for a family ice cream sundaes bar! An ice cream sundae can turn any ordinary day into a special occasion. I like to have great sundae toppings on hand for whole family. I Continue Reading...

Why Your Kids Need a Before School Routine

Why Your Kids Need a Set Before School Routine

To get your school day off to the best possible start, you will need a before school routine. This will make sure everything gets done and that the kids know what to expect each day. Knowing what to expect is a great comfort for kids. There are many reasons to make sure your kids have a good routine. Here are four benefits along with some tips to accomplish each. To make sure they get enough sleep Setting a routine that kids have to be up at the same time every day helps them get the sleep Continue Reading...

Pool Safety – Facts and Tips to Avoid Accidents

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This is information every parent should know about pool safety. It's important to add as many water safety steps as possible to keep your kids safe. Did you know kids pare 100% more likely to be injured in a pool than by a firearm? Watch and share this video with your friends and family, especially if they have a pool. Check out the helpful graphic as well. Pool safety is so important. Spread the word and save a life! How big a problem is Pool Safety? According to these statistics Continue Reading...

Christmas in July Giveaway Hop

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Welcome to the Christmas In July Giveaway Hop This giveaway hop is hosted by The Review Wire. Oh the weather outside is frightful… wait what? It may just be July but Christmas will be here before you know it! This hop offers many gifts either for yourself or you may find something to save for that special someone for the holidays. Make sure to stop over and Enter the Grand Prize at The Review Wire too! Disclaimer: This giveaway ends at 11:59 PM EST on July 31, 2015. The Christmas in July Continue Reading...

15 Delicious Fresh Berry Recipes – YUM!!

15 Delicious Berry Recipes

Summer is such an amazing time to enjoy recipes with fresh berries. This collection has a wonderful blend of all sorts of berry recipes including blueberries, raspberries, blackberries and more. Which recipe is your favorite? 1. Red, White and Blue Fruit Salad 2. Homemade Blueberry Muffins 3. Banana Split Bites 4. Strawberry Cream Crepes 5. Lemon Berry Crumb Bars 6. Strawberry Bavarian Cream 7. Blueberry Ice Cream Pie 8. Charlotte Royale Cake 9. Red, White and Blue Continue Reading...

Raise Awareness and Help Break the Stigma of Bladder Control Issues

Raise awareness and help break the stigma of bladder control issues

If you are like the millions of people who struggle with bladder control issues, you might feel ashamed of your problem. You might feel that their is a stigma attached to the fact that you need to wear a different type of undergarment. Even if this is not you, chances are, you know someone else who suffers from bladder control issues. Bladder leakage is certainly not a typical topic of conversation. It's time to make people feel like having this issue is no big deal. The folks at Depend have Continue Reading...