Getting My Kids on the Road to College Success

Road to College Success

I’m a planner and like to keep things as organized as possible. Christmas shopping? Done before Thanksgiving. Halloween costumes? Ready to go a month before. So when it comes to getting my kids ready for one of the biggest decisions of their life—where to go to college—I knew I had to start planning early. Luckily […]

12 Apple Recipes Perfect for Fall

12 apple recipes perfect for fall

This post was a sponsored opportunity with Fall is here!  That means football, cooler weather, sweaters, boots and food!!  To me, nothing says fall like apples.  Not pumpkins.  Apples!  I love them.  Sweet or savory, they can take an ok meal and make is spectacular.  Combine apples with some of my favorite spices, like cinnamon […]

Look (and feel) Your Best with Suave

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This is a sponsored post through Global Influence. All opinions are my own. Beauty tips seem like something most moms just don’t have time to worry about. Between running the kids around to their activities and chasing after them at home, beauty is oftentimes the last thing on my mind. But I’ve found when I […]

Thursday Giveaway Linky 10/23

Thursday giveaway Linky

Welcome to Cocktails with Mom’s ….Thursday Giveaway Link Up Party! Do you have a Giveaway going on? Feel free to join in on the party! Share with us your Fabulous Giveaways and enter a few while you’re at it. Be sure to come back next Thursday, same time same place. Feel free to leave me […]

Save Big and Be Prepared with Cooper Tires

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Cooper Tire for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. My family spent a lot of time in the car this summer, between the road trips, drives to swim lessons, and the adventures around town. It was a lot of fun, but it put a […]

5 Things to Love about the Chicco NextFit Convertible Car Seat


Before my baby was born, I did lots of research about the best baby products. I was on a mission to give my baby the best of everything to keep him safe, healthy, and happy. My research was helpful, but it missed one important fact—babies outgrow everything so fast. We started with an infant car […]

Quick and easy DIY smoothing face masks!


Dull, tired, and lackluster. No, I’m not talking about the decor at the place in town that serves a mean smoked meat sandwich; I’m actually talking about my skin. And just like the furnishings at the restaurant, it needs some major TLC. Being moms, we get so caught up with our everyday lives and forget […]

Life’s messy. Be a part of the fun. #HappiMess


Over the past few month’s I have been sharing with you about the many #HappiMess moments life can bring.  The Delta Faucet “HappiMess” campaign embraces life’s messy moments. In short, the campaign is about living every day to its messiest. I have to admit.  I was not always one to embrace a mess…that’s until I had […]

Using Palmolive to get those hairbrushes clean #PalmoliveWM

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**This is a sponsored post for Lunchbox, LLC** A new school year has begun and you can be sure that means a whole host of extra-curricular activities, sports and more. I’m sure you’re ready to crawl into bed, pull up the covers and shout for lights off as soon as your feet hit the threshold […]