Lemon Lavender Milky Bath Salts DIY Mother’s Day Gift

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Remember when you were little and all mom wanted was a lovely DIY handmade gift from your heart? Well, that really hasn’t changed. Mother’s Day gifts from the heart are still the most meaningful of all. I’ve never been particularly good at drawing, painting or, let’s face it, any type of craft. I can, however, make bath salts and other bath recipes like a pro. Here’s the cool thing: so can you! Bath salts are little more than a combination of epsom salts and your favorite essential oils. Some throw in a few other ingredients (I’m adding dry milk to […] Read more »

Super Spectacular Mother’s Day Gifts for Writers

Mothers Day gifts for writers

Mother’s Day is coming up super fast, which means you have, oh, about two weeks left to finish up your shopping. At a loss for ideas?  If your mom is the creative type, consider one of these Mother’s Day gifts for writers.  As a girl who spends the majority of her life in front of a computer, I can promise you that I would be thrilled to receive any of these fabulous presents! Super Spectacular Mother’s Day Gifts for Writers This post contains affiliate links, so that I can afford Mother’s Day gifts for my own mom! A blank book: There is […] Read more »

Tame Those Crazy Hair Days with SoCozy Professional Hair Products for Kids


I received complimentary SoCozy Professional Hair Products for kids in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. I’ve been looking for amazing hair products for my son for a while. I mean, I’ve found plenty that I love for my hair, but none that I thought would also work great for him too. With SoCozy, I feel confident that I’ve finally found them. SoCozy was created by Cozy Friedman, founder of the Cozy Cuts for Kids salons. Yes, by the way, Cozy is her real name! SoCozy Professional Hair Care Products for Kids After years of cutting […] Read more »

Be a Smart Cookie and Customize Your Own Dog Treats + Giveaway

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My dogs want me to tell you that while they received complimentary samples of Smart Cookie dog treats (and devoured every last one of them), all opinions belong to them. They also want me to tell you that any errors in dog-to-human translation are entirely my fault. Should I make my pooches sound less hip than they actually are, that’s on me. That said, I don’t need to be Dr. Doolittle to tell you that my dogs are totally bonkers for Smart Cookie Dog Treats! I can almost guarantee that your dogs will too. Why? Because YOU get to decide […] Read more »

Protect her iPad with a Pelican ProGear Vault for Mother’s Day

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Every year, I invest in one big (to me) purchase for my business. This year, it was an iPad Air. I went with last year’s model because it was like $150 cheaper and still did everything I needed to do. Still, at over $300, I found myself carrying it around as if it was a newborn preemie. I know, because I actually HAD a newborn preemie! I’m starting to think I’m more spastic over the iPad than I was over him! No, not really, but seriously, I’m spastic. While the iPad is mostly for business purposes, I do have some […] Read more »

Amazing Team SCA All-Female Sailing Team Racing Towards USA! #WeAreTeamSCA

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Have you heard about Team SCA? They’re an amazing all-woman sailing crew competing in the Volvo Ocean Race, one of the world’s toughest sporting challenges. Over 250 female atheletes from all over the globe applied to be a part of Team SCA, but only 15 made it. The squad is made up of spectacular women from the USA, Great Britain, Switzerland, Australia, Sweden and The Netherlands. They’be launched off from Brazil and now they’re almost to Rhode Island! This is the first all-female team in this epic race in over 10 years and the only female entry in this edition of the race. The Incredible […] Read more »

Imagine Family Launches a Grant to Help Couples Struggling with Infertility


This week is National Infertility Awareness Week, a cause that is very near and dear to me because I spent six years struggling with infertility. Even though it’s been almost ten years since I finally became a mom, I never forgot the pain of trying-and failing-to conceive. I’ll never stop trying to support those going through it. Imagine Family is also passionate about supporting those dealing with infertility. In fact, it’s pretty much their sole mission in life. Infertility can make you feel utterly alone, especially when you’re surrounded by fertile Myrtles. I remember watching all my friends get pregnant and […] Read more »

Jill Cooper YA Series Celebration: Lit-Cube Giveaway


Author Jill Cooper just released her second novel in the Rewind Agency Series, Plugged and is currently writing the third novel, Detached. To celebrate her awesome YA series she decided to giveaway a fantastic Lit-Cube that is YA themed! If you haven’t heard of Lit-Cube its a very fun company that feeds a hopeless book geek who needs a monthly fix! As the owner says: because book geeks deserve awesome subscription boxes too! Lara Crane is stuck in her mind, in an indefinite stream of timelines where her life is perfect, just the way she wants it to be. But […] Read more »

Celebrate National Princess Week with I See Me! #PrincessWeek

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I received a personalized My Royal Princess Adventure book from I See Me in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. Did you know that April 20-26th is National Princess Week? I have no idea where the idea for it started, but I’m in! I could use a week of being a princess! What better way to celebrate than by letting your daughter become a princess of her very own story? I See Me! is reveling in the excitement of National Princess Week with a special offer for their personalized book, A Day in the Life of […] Read more »

6 Easy Yet Absolutely Lovely DIY Mother’s Day Jewelry Gift Ideas

DIY Mother's Day Jewelry Ideas

Back before Jacob was born, I dabbled it the DIY jewelry making world a bit. I was actually pretty decent at it, considering my typical lack of crafting talent! Then when Jake came, I just never had a chance to pick it back up again. I love seeing what other people are creating, though. It inspires me to dig out my beads and get back into it. Mother’s Day is the perfect time to give it another go, don’t you think? Today, I’m sharing some of my favorite DIY Mother’s Day jewelry gift ideas from exceptionally talented bloggers. These projects […] Read more »