How we Create Meaningful Family Time with the Help of FiOS!


Disclosure: This is a sponsored post on behalf of Verizon FiOS. It can be hard to get our family in one room. E is headed to summer day camp and my husband works late nights. Sometimes our schedules can be hectic or conflict so creating meaningful family time is important, even if it's doing something as simple as playing a game together or watching a film. FiOS has helped us create meaningful family time in a few different ways! How we create meaningful family time with the help of ... [ Read More ]

Turning Lemons into Lemonade on our Anniversary Weekend.

Steel Pier

Not only did we observe Father's Day last weekend, My husband and I celebrated our 6th wedding anniversary! We didn't have any set plans but when we were offered a complimentary room for two nights at Mount Airy Casino Resort, tickets to a performance, a spa treatment, and comped meals in exchange for a review, You bet I jumped at the opportunity! Unfortunately that didn't work out as planned. I didn't want to dedicate that much space on my blog on this so without going into too much detail, ... [ Read More ]

Things to Consider when Planning a Move

Planning a Move

Are you considering an upcoming move? Whether it's purchasing a new home or moving to a rental, When a family or individual decides to relocate there is a LOT to consider. As many of us know, Moving is not an easy task because there are so many details involved. Here are just a few things to take into consideration before or while planning your move. School District If you have a family or plan on having children, I think one of the most important things you need to consider is the school ... [ Read More ]

Come Celebrate Helen Henny’s Birthday at Chuck E. Cheese’s!

chuck e cheeses pizza

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Chuck E. Cheese’s. The opinions and text are all mine. Chuck E. Cheese’s has always been one of our favorite family friendly places to eat, play, and party! It's a place that I remember my parents taking me to when I was young and I'm glad I can share that experience with my own children. Not only is Chuck E. Cheese’s kid-friendly, it's affordable and convenient. It's also a fun place to celebrate birthdays! We were excited to ... [ Read More ]

5 Ways You Can Teach Children About Electronic Recycling!

electronic recycling

When you think of recycling, you are probably thinking paper, plastic, and cardboard but what about electronic waste? The electronics that you enjoy on a regular basis such as phones, computers, and tablets need to be recycled too. Recycling and properly disposing of electronic items is just as important for our environment. I recently shared an article on twitter titled, How to Dispose of Electronic Waste on Earth Day – and Every Day.  How to Dispose of Electronic Waste! ... [ Read More ]

Learning to ride with Schwinn SmartStart Bikes at Toys“R”Us!

Schwinn SmartStart

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Lunchbox but all opinions are my own. Learning to ride a bicycle for the first time is quite a milestone and teaching your child to ride can be a fun experience! It's one of those memorable times in a child's life that most will remember for years to come! When it comes choosing the right bike, Schwinn has your family covered every step of the way! Established in 1895, Schwinn is the go-to resource for the recreational bike rider. They want to be part ... [ Read More ]

Tips for Visiting Six Flags Great Adventure with Your Kids! #FamilyTravel @SFGrAdventure

Six Flags Great Adventure

We are SO excited for the season opening of Six Flags Great Adventure! We became season pass holders for the first time last year and found it to be well worth it! Whether you are a roller coaster enthusiast or just visiting with the family, There is so much to do for all ages. In addition, as season pass holders we get to visit the park at our convenience and take advantage of some other perks included in our membership.  There are a number of things you should know before visiting the park ... [ Read More ]

Celebrating Easter with PEEPS & COMPANY®! #PEEPSEASTER #ad

Celebrating Easter with PEEPS

Thank you The PEEPS & COMPANY® sponsoring this post! PEEPS have become a staple in the Easter baskets and most people recognize the iconic yellow PEEPS chicks that many have grown to love. I know when I was a kid, The Easter Bunny would put the yellow fluffy treats in my basket and the PEEPS tradition lives on with my children. E loves PEEPS® Rainbow Pop which features four chicks on a stick! It's a like a colorful PEEPS lollipop! She also enjoys classic PEEPS Marshmallow Chicks ... [ Read More ]

Understanding TV Parental Guidelines and Using Parental Controls. #FiOSNY

parental controls

This is a sponsored conversation on behalf of Verizon FiOS. E is at that age where she now has the ability to use different devices like her tablet or television without help. I never really had to worry about what she was watching on TV or on her tablet because I have always supervised this kind of entertainment and for the most part, I was the one putting on the age appropriate show or movie. Most of those shows are movies are TV-Y which I knew was appropriate for all ages but now that ... [ Read More ]

Family Road Trip Essentials!

Road Trip Essentials

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Metromile. Get your quote today! Something you probably don't know about our family is that we often take road trips. We usually stay within the state and have we've been all over, from as north as Sussex county and as south as Cape May. There is so much New Jersey has to offer us including farms, beaches, boardwalks, national parks and more! There is always something new to discover right in our backyard! With all of the road tripping we do, it's ... [ Read More ]

Stomach Bug? Keep Your Kids Hydrated with Pedialyte! #goodbyeflu #seethelyte

Pedialyte at Walmart

I have been compensated by Pedialyte for this post; however, I am sharing my own thoughts. All opinions are my own. The kids and I recently had some sort of stomach bug. E was having a hard time keeping things down while Aric didn't have much of an appetite. Aric in particular wan't interested in eating or drinking anything. When he did get something down, It didn't stay down for long! It's a helpless feeling when you can do very little to comfort your child. The only thing you can do for ... [ Read More ]

Why You Need the FiOS Mobile App! #FiOSNY ad

FiOS Mobile App

I've been a Verizon customer for a few years now but was first introduced to the FiOS Mobile App this past summer. I don't know how I went without it for so long but it has been such a life saver for a few different reasons! I can browse, record, watch and manage all from one app. If you're a FiOS customer or plan to become one, here are a few reason why you need the FiOS Mobile App! Why You Need the FiOS Mobile App! Browse. You can browse TV listings and find out what's On Demand with ... [ Read More ]