Add Some Color to Your Summer with Dollar Tree! #SummerFun

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With summer just around the corner, I’m thrilled to be partnering with Dollar Tree to tell you about how you can being summer fun home now! The weather is just starting to warm up in my area but that’s not stopping me from dreaming of summer!  In fact, with less than 50 days of school (Continue Reading…);

Give and Receive this Earth Day with Johnson & Johnson #Moms4JNJConsumer


This post is part of the HEALTHY ESSENTIALS® 2014 program by Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc. and The Motherhood, who sent me a box of products and compensated me for my time. Opinions, experiences and photos shared here are all my own, and I hope you enjoy them. Over the last few weeks you may have heard (Continue Reading…);

Celebrate with Sweet Easter Duck Cupcakes with Vanilla Buttercream Icing

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Ready for Easter?  If your home is anything like ours, you’re smack dab in the middle of Easter egg hunts and tons of celebrations.  Over the next week we’ll be having school parties, family gathering and tons of events!  And I plan to make them extra special with some super adorable cupcakes!  You see, I’m (Continue Reading…);

4 Tips to Help Take the Fear Out of Potty Training

4 Tips to Help Take the Fear Out of Potty Training

Potty training can be tough.  While I can’t speak for girls, I can say that little boys are a challenge when it comes to the entire process.  It takes patience.  And time.  And is something that is rarely mastered overnight!  Both of my boys have been a challenge to potty train.  They showed very little (Continue Reading…);

Sweeten Up Your Week with a Turtle Brownies Recipe

Turtle Brownies

The further on it gets into the week, the more I need…..chocolate.  Yes, I said it.  While I try to limit my indulgences, I think you need at least a bite of chocolate a day.  So naturally I want that one bite to be amazingly, crazy good!  Since brownies happen to be one of my (Continue Reading…);

How to Plan a Perfect Spring Picnic with Stouffer’s #NewFavorites #Collective Bias

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After the winter that we thought would never end, we’re finally seeing the first buds of Spring pop out and feeling the temperature begin to rise.  With both kids being home on Spring Break last week, this change in temperature could not have come at a better time but after a winter of slaving away (Continue Reading…);

How to Turn Electronics Into a Learning Tool for Your Preschooler


Although many parents tend to shy away from using electronic devices as a learning tool for preschoolers, I do not.   And while I do limit my kid’s time in front of the screen, MillerBug is quite interested in playing with my tablet or another electronic device when I am not busy using them. In (Continue Reading…);

Sweeten Your Weekend with an Oreo Brownie Cheesecake Recipe

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When it comes to sweets, there are very few that I won’t eat.  However, that doesn’t mean that I don’t have some favorites.  Just a few days ago I was trying to decide between delicious brownies and decadent cheesecake when an idea hit me and I figured out that I didn’t have to choose just (Continue Reading…);

Music & Your Baby: A Creative Guide to More than Lullabies


My babies are getting older and while there may not be little feet running around my home anymore, I know many of you are navigating through parenthood for the first, second or even third time.  So I am super excited to welcome Melanie Aldridge to the J-Man and MillerBug family!  She’ll be occasionally sharing fun (Continue Reading…);

Thrill EveryBUNNY with an Orange Dreamsicle Rabbit Food Cake Recipe!


With my kids being on Spring Break this week, we’re doing quite a bit of cooking.  Yes, we’ve been playing outside as well since both my boys like to get creative in the kitchen, it’s been a fun way to bond while creating some sweet treats.  Now in the past our Spring break has always (Continue Reading…);