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Your New Best Friend In The Kitchen

In Reviewsby Jen

* Amazon affiliate links are included in this post. By clicking and purchasing from these links I receive a small commission. Thanks for your support! I am Hispanic, and that means we store our food in old butter containers. It’s a long standing, not very good tradition passed down from generation to generation….. Let’s also talk about plastic wraps, which …

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The Best Babysitters Ever Plus A Giveaway!

In Reviewsby Jen9 Comments

 HMH Books is partnering with me for a giveaway! All opinions are my own. I started babysitting pretty young. This tends to happen when you are the youngest in a family of 8, and where your older brothers and sisters are already married with kids. Babysitting is really an adventure. I remember the first time I had to change a …

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Get Ready For Flu & Cold Season

In Motherhood, Parenting, Reviewsby Jen4 Comments

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc., Abreva, Breathe Right, Clorox, Robitussin and Theraflu. All opinions are mine alone. #SoothesOfTheSeason #CollectiveBias Does anyone else feel like we just rang in the new year and now we are full-tilt into the Holidays, heading for another new year… and cold weather?! I know that for some of us thoughts of …

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Bring Back The Power Of Play To Your Family

In Motherhood, Parenting, Reviewsby Jen9 Comments

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PlayWithPlaymobil #CollectiveBias As a parent I recognize how vital play is, and not just scheduled, choreographed play, but open and spontaneous play flavored with imagination. Sometimes in our fast paced world, full of activities and technology, it is difficult to find balance for …

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Entertaining In A Pinch: Easy Apple Strudel Muffins

In Cooking & Crafting, Reviewsby Jen14 Comments

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #EasySqueezy #CollectiveBias It’s the most wonderful time of the year…. and also the busiest time of the year for many of us! As our calendar gets filled up to bursting with lots of entertaining, including opportunities to gather with friends and family. For …

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Kitchen Crafted Italian Meals At Home

In Cooking & Crafting, Reviewsby Jen18 Comments

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #KitchenCraftedItalian #MichaelAngelosMeals #CollectiveBias Are you feeling the crunch right now? You know the crunch that comes as we slide right on past the end of Fall and go hurtling towards the Holidays?! I kind of feel like an Italian vacation might slow things …

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Easy Spruce-Up Idea: Bring Style & Comfort To Your Bathroom

In Cooking & Crafting, Reviewsby Jen10 Comments

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #UnbeatableComfort #KeepLifeRolling #CollectiveBias I am a master at quick and easy spruce-up decorating. The kind of projects I am talking about are the ones that require very little in the way of treasure and time. The beauty of projects like this is they …

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The Boy Genius Is Back: Artemis Fowl!

In Reviewsby Jen

I received a copy of Artemis Fowl from Disney Book Group in order to facilitate a review, but all thoughts and opinions expressed in this blog post are entirely my own. It’s here! And the readers in my family could not be more excited! The best-selling Artemis Fowl series has a brand-new look. You  can check out the covers of …

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Trident Vibes & iTunes

In Reviewsby Jen

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #TridentVibes #CollectiveBias What’s better than getting something free after purchasing your favorite gum? You simply upload your Walmart receipt, including the purchase of Trident VIBES® gum, and wait for it to be validated and you’ll receive a $5 iTunes gift card. Trident VIBES® …

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A Flavor For Every Adventure! Dasani Sparkling Flavor Contest

In Reviewsby Jen

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and The Coca-Cola Company. All opinions are mine alone. #DASANISparkling #FlavorContest #CollectiveBias DASANI® Sparkling wants to join you on your next adventure. With so many flavors to choose from, DASANI® Sparkling has a flavor for every adventure you take! Speaking of adventure, October 1st through November 15th, you can enter for …

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The Storm Runner Giveaway

In Reviewsby Jen16 Comments

I received a copy of The Storm Runner from Disney Book Group in order to facilitate a review and giveaway, but all thoughts and opinions expressed in this blog post are entirely my own. When Disney Book Group contacted me about sharing information for the release of a new Rick Riordan Presents middle grade fiction book, I knew I was …

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Santa Bruce Is Coming To Town Plus A Giveaway!

In Reviewsby Jen16 Comments

I received a copy of Santa Bruce from Disney Book Group in order to facilitate a review and giveaway, but all thoughts and opinions expressed in this blog post are entirely my own. It is no secret that Mother Bruce is pretty much a book hero of legendary proportions around here. I think Bruce is the spirit animal that very …