New York Baby Show 2015 and the Momtrends Lounge. #MomtrendsLounge


This is a sponsored post on behalf of Momtrends for the New York Baby Show. All opinions are mine alone. Last weekend Baby Aric and I headed to Pier 92 in NYC for the New York Baby Show where new and expecting parents came to connect with over 150 maternity, baby, and toddler brands! Moms and dads found the best in baby brands, gear, and entertainment at the show! The show also gave parents the opportunity listen to expert speakers, take classes and more. If you are a new or event … [Read more...]

Celebrating real beauty with help from Dove and CVS! #BeautyStory


This is a sponsored post on behalf of Global Influence. Growing up, Dove products were always a staple in my mom's beauty routine and eventually, they became a part of my own. The product that started it all and something I consider somewhat of a family tradition is the Dove Beauty Bar which has always left our skin clean, soft and smooth. My mom has always been a big influence on what products I use for myself and my family and she has always influenced my thoughts on beauty. Mom … [Read more...]

Achieving a higher stage of confidence with Cottonelle! #GoCommando


Are you ready to Go Commando with Cottonelle? Get your FREE sample! Since having baby number 2, I haven't been feeling as confident because I've had such a hard time losing my baby weight. That recently changed though when the weather got warmer and I was able to start going on walks with my kids. I try to walk a mile or two, every other day while strolling the kiddos! Not only does it help me get in shape, It's a great way for my family to get outdoors for some fresh air! Some other … [Read more...]

Girls Night Out with Hot Pursuit! #HotPursuit #BH #ad


Who doesn't love a girls night out? I recently had the opportunity to attend a screening of Hot Pursuit presented by Warner Brothers and SheKnows Media with a few of my lady friends! Since having baby number two in December, I honestly haven't been out much so I was looking forward to the screening and catching up with friends! Hot Pursuit is a new comedy from New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures starring Academy Award winner Reese Witherspoon (“Walk the Line,” “Wild”) and Sofía … [Read more...]

Dove Advanced Care Anti-Perspirant/Deodorant is #LoveAtFirstSwipe! #IC #sponsored


I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Dove. I received a product sample and promotional item to thank me for my participation. A few weeks back I mentioned here on the blog that I would be trying out Dove Advanced Care Anti-Perspirant/Deodorant. I was looking to try a new anti-perspirant/deodorant because I tend to perspire a lot during the warmer weather and Dove Advanced Care Anti-Perspirant/Deodorant provides 48-hour odor and wetness protection. I'm … [Read more...]

Thinking Spring with Netflix! #StreamTeam


Spring is here but in New Jersey, the weather is far from what you would expect for the season. We have the occasional "April shower" but are still experiencing chilly temperatures! As we wait for the warm spring weather and blooming flowers, we are thinking spring with some great titles for your little ones available for streaming on Netflix! Curious George: Swings Into Spring When George's friend Hundley loses his way in the countryside, George takes to the skies in a wild adventure on … [Read more...]

Super 4 now on Netflix! #SUPER4OnNetflix #PLAYMOBILComesToLife #StreamTeam


Get ready for Super 4, a Playmobil inspired series which recently debuted on Netflix! We recently had the opportunity to throw a mini Super 4 screening party. When I mentioned the Super 4 premiere to E, She started schooling me on her new favorite show! Apparently she had already started watching the series as soon as it became available on Netflix but not to worry, She didn't spoil it during our party! The series has viewers following the daring adventures of Alex the knight, Ruby … [Read more...]

LifebankUSA Peace of Mind Graco 4ever 4-in-1 Car Seat #Giveaway!


Thank you LifebankUSA for sponsoring this post! I've discussed cord blood banking here on the blog before and it was even something we considered with our second child. If you're not familiar with cord blood banking, it's the collection and storage of your baby's umbilical cord stem cells. You might find it interesting that stem cells in cord blood have transformative potential and have been used to treat over 30,000 patients worldwide. Banking the most stem cells can be critical and … [Read more...]

Stock Up and Save on P&G favorites at Walmart!


Thank you P&G for providing Walmart gift cards and information on the Stock Up & Save Event! I'm the type of person who likes to stock up on household items so that I'm not constantly running out to purchase things we need. Typically, I like to keep a supply of the most used items in my home such as paper towels, toilet paper, detergent and diapers! When I found about P&G Stock Up and Save event at Walmart I couldn't wait to take advantage of the savings! From now until … [Read more...]

Making the transition to bottle easy with Munchkin LATCH!


Thank you Munchkin LATCH for sponsoring this post as part of the #LoveLatch campaign! When I found out I was pregnant with Aric, it came as a bit of a surprise! What wasn't a surprise though was my plan to breastfeed. Nursing didn't go smoothly with his big sister and I ended up exclusively pumping and bottle nursing her for the first three months of her life. When I went into my second pregnancy, I wanted to be able to both breast and bottle feed for a few different reasons. For one, I … [Read more...]

Get Bladder Leakage Protection with Depend Silhouette Active Fit Briefs! #Underwareness


Chances are you or someone you know has dealt with bladder leakage. My bladder leakage problems started in my first pregnancy. I was thirty-something weeks along and suddenly felt a rush. Did my water break? No. My doctor told me that incontinence was quite common in pregnancy. My problems didn't stop once my daughter was born though! Postpartum urinary incontinence is a form of stress incontinence and there were times I would leak when I sneezed, coughed, or even laughed! I had to work through … [Read more...]

Have your baby lounge in comfort with the Boppy® Newborn Lounger! #BoppyNewbornLounger


This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Boppy via Burst Media. The opinions and text are all mine. My little man recently turned three months old and between him and my four year old, I'm keeping busy! I feel like there is always something for me to do, whether it be feeding Aric, washing bottles, household chores, etc. The Boppy® Newborn Lounger is perfect for when I have to get household chores done and need my hands free. As much as I would love to hold and snuggle with … [Read more...]