Earth Day with Healthy Essentials #ad #Moms4JNJConsumer


Earth Day with Healthy Essentials #ad #Moms4JNJConsumer
As soon as my children were born, we began looking for ways to conserve energy, save costs, reuse our products, and recycle those that could not be used.  Our kids all have their own special reusable water bottles that they love filling.  Cloth diapers have...

DIY: Picture Popsicle Stick Puzzle


DIY: Picture Popsicle Stick Puzzle
Gracie and Gabriel both love puzzles so I decided to add a personal touch to their puzzle collection - Picture Popsicle Stick puzzles.  These puzzles are quick and easy to make and can be advance for older children or more complex for younger children. Materials...

Valentine’s Day Ideas to Wow Your Husband #HealthyEssentials


Valentine’s Day Ideas to Wow Your Husband #HealthyEssentials
Empowering Mommy Disclaimer: Below is a post written to "spice things up" in the bedroom. If things like this make you blush, although I try to keep it tasteful and tame, you may want to skip this post. If you are looking for intimacy ideas,...

What Zeal for Life Did For Me


What Zeal for Life Did For Me
Guest post written by Sheryl Shaffer I am a skeptic. At 61, I have had more than my fair share of health issues and have been “experimented” on by many a health practitioner. I was introduced to Zeal for Life six months ago and quickly plunked...

Chicco Liteway Giveaway {Ends 1/7}


Chicco Liteway Giveaway {Ends 1/7}
Our family is headed to the Czech Republic for 3 months this Spring and I have been looking everywhere for the perfect lightweight stroller that is still very functional. So many lightweight strollers are really hard to push and are cheaply made. The Chicco Liteway seems...

DIY Snowman Magnets


DIY Snowman Magnets
Activity boxes keep my little ones busy especially during the winter months.  Activity boxes also give us something creative to do together each day. One of our new favorite activities are snowman magnets.  These magnets are so fun because you can make the snowman into whatever...

You Made Me a Mother


You Made Me a Mother
I am thrilled to announce that I am now a Boba Ambassador.  Boba is my very favorite brand of baby carriers.  When Abigail was a preemie, my Boba Wrap was the most necessary baby item I owned.  Now that she is 28 pounds and an...

Free Henry HuggleMonster Printables


Free Henry HuggleMonster Printables
If your kids adore Henry Hugglemonster, check out these adorable printable activity sheets.  I can't wait to print them out so that my kids can do them.  They will have a blast! HENRY HUGGLEMONSTER: MEET THE HUGGLEMONSTERS released today on DVD.  You can find my review...

Henry Hugglemonster: Meet the Hugglemonsters DVD & Giveaway {Ends 1/20}


Henry Hugglemonster: Meet the Hugglemonsters DVD & Giveaway {Ends 1/20}
I am in love with the cutest little monster there is.  His name is Henry Hugglemonster and he is part of the Disney Junior programming.  One of his favorite words is "roarsome" and whenever he talks he reminds me of my 4 year old son. Henry...

Healthy Essentials Savings, Sweepstakes, and Twitter Party #Moms4JNJConsumer #ad


Healthy Essentials Savings, Sweepstakes, and Twitter Party #Moms4JNJConsumer #ad
With the new year upon us, many of us are making our health a priority.   For my family, we are working on eating healthy and using natural remedies to keep ourselves healthy. Our family has a list of things that we consider "healthy essentials".  Here are...