Southern Style Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken Sandwiches

BBQ Chicken Sandwich

I don’t know about where y’all live, but it has been so hot and humid around D.C. lately. On days with temperatures above 90 degrees and air thick as water, I hardly want to eat, much less turn on the oven. My slow cooker and making salads or cold meals are a life saver on […]

Top 5 Free Traveling Apps Every Traveler Should Have

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Planning your next trip or vacation soon?  If so, here is a list of the top five free apps every traveler should have on their smartphone to reduce stress while traveling.  All of the apps listed listed here are compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. TOP 5 MUST-PACK TRAVELING APPS: HotelTonight— HotelTonight is an […]

5 Top Beaches to Visit This Summer


  I’m a big fan of spending long days on the beach. Give me a cooler full of bottled water and snacks, a big umbrella and a beach towel, my iPhone full of my favorite songs and a good book, and I am in heaven. There’s something so relaxing about laying on the beach, with […]

Get Spring’s Trends on a Budget!

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 Spring is a wonderful time of year. As the weather warms, we have so many things to look forward to: the Easter bunny, sports starting up again, and the end of school is in sight. So much excitement for the kiddos! But, as a mom, are you taking a second for yourself this spring? Make […]

6 Wedding Gift Ideas You’ve Probably Never Thought Of

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Great, you’ve been invited to another wedding. By this point, you’re getting pretty sick of finding an outfit, giving the same cards with the same well-wishes, and writing the same check for the same amount every single time. You might be able to get by with these kinds of gifts at weddings for acquaintances and […]

How to Find Amazon’s Best Deals of the Day

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This post may contain affiliate links. Amazon has become the go-to, one-stop-shopping site for millions. With their wide selection of products and competitive prices, it’s really no surprise! You can shop for household items, gifts, clothing, and even stream movies and TV shows right from the site. If you want to get the best deals […]

6 Summer Driving Tips for Your Family Vacation

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Summer is almost here, and we all know what that means- road trips! Whether you’re going on a trip to the beach, to grandma’s house, or just taking your kids to soccer camp, there are some steps you should take to make sure you and your family are safe while on your travels.   Driving […]

8 Ways To Save at the Gas Pump

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As summer approaches, I’m sure many of you are making plans for that fun family road trip! Some of you may have already had it planned out months in advance –while some of you maybe just more recently. But regardless of when you decided to hit the road, I’m sure you’re looking for ways to […]

6 Diaper Bag Must Haves

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  I have partnered with Babies “R” Us and P&G for this posting. We were sent a promotional item as a thank you for our posting. All opinions are those of our own. When I was pregnant with my first son, I was a nervous ball of energy. I knew my life was about to […]

4 Best Stress Relievers anyone can Engage in

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This blog post is part of a paid SocialMoms and RESCUE blogging program. Stress is something that we all face in our lives, but it’s how we deal with it that can make a big difference in how it affects us. Work responsibilities, family obligations, and the hustle and bustle of daily life can all […]

5 common Booster Seat Questions

Booster Seat Infographic

I think this is so important to share.  Did you know that 61% of car crashes occur less than 10 minutes from home? For those of us with children riding in the car, that statistic is a great reminder to be more diligent about car seat safety guidelines, specifically as it relates to booster seat […]

Guide to Preparing a Stress-free Trip


Whether it’s for business or pleasure, it is no surprise that traveling – especially with the family – induces stress. While we know the greatest enemy to our health is stress, we still find ourselves planning for or enduring a stressful vacation simply because we didn’t have the forethought to prepare. Identify key travel stressors […]

5 Ways To Engage With Your Kids Without Gadgets


  Children today are digital aficionados! Gone are the days when the fortunate kids were the ones born with a silver spoon. Today, kids are born with an exposure to the enamoring world of gadgets. Having access to the latest smartphones, tablets and video games is considered “cool” and has indeed become a defining status […]