Progesterone May Be Key to Preventing Recurrent Miscarriage

New Haven, Conn.—For women who suffer multiple pregnancy losses in the first four to six weeks of gestation, the hormone progesterone could offer hope for a successful birth, according to a new study by Yale School of Medicine researchers and their colleagues at University of Illinois at Chicago. The results are published in the current issue of Fertility & Sterility, the international journal of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. Fetal death, or intrauterine fetal…

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Is Your Child the Next #zulilycutie?

    Starting Monday, January 9th, 2017 zulily is hosting a contest to find their next #zulilycutie. The winner will be the face of an upcoming zulily campaign! Keep reading to learn how to enter!!   What is a #zulilycutie?   #zulilycutie (noun): An adorable kid with a unique style, personality, and a sense of fun. A #zulilycutie is a mini who embodies our zulily spirit in a biggie kind of way! Any kiddo who…

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Make Mornings Easy with belVita Breakfast Biscuits #belVitaBreakfast #belVitaWalmart

I’ve been a big fan of belVita Breakfast biscuits for a few years now. A friend that was babysitting for me had brought over an individual package and she inadvertently left them here. They were in my cupboard for a couple of weeks until I couldn’t take it anymore and had to give them a try. My kids and I have been enjoying them ever since. My personal favorite are the Cinnamon Brown Sugar &…

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Back to Nature– Better-for-You Non GMO Products

  This post has been sponsored by Back to Nature. All opinions are my own. Your experience may vary. Back to Nature has you covered with tons of Non-GMO products that are simply delicious, simply good! Several years ago when the whole organic scene started getting bigger, I discovered Back to Nature products. It was in 2011 or so when I learned that my middle child, had food allergies and we had to branch out…

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#SnackandSave Big on @OREO Cookies at @Walmart

Do you love OREO cookies? If you don’t you probably know someone who does. Many years ago a good friend of mine surprised me during the holidays with OREO cookies on a stick, dipped in chocolate. Hello heaven..   I took my friends memorable idea & added my own twist to it once I had kids. We stock up on  OREO at our local Walmart whenever they’re on sale.   When the holidays arrive I dip them…

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The Swan Princess: Princess Tomorrow, Pirate Today–Out Now on DVD

**Sony Home Video provided me with some of the materials I used in this Blog Post/Giveaway. The opinions I share are my own.**   My 4 year old Silje loves dressing up like a princess at all times of the year, but because she has two big brothers she also has a feisty side therefore you’ll  also catch her dressing up as a ninja, a power ranger, and plenty of various superheroes on any given…

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Super Easy Crockpot Golden Chicken Stock

Golden Chicken Stock

  I used to be pretty bad at cooking too much food at one time, or buying too many fruits & veggies & then not eating them before they spoiled. I try to lead by example when it comes to my children so within the past couple of years I’ve made a conscious effort to waste less, and eat healthier.    This chicken stock recipe is super easy because after you’ve removed as much meat off…

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Williams-Sonoma and @NoKidHungry Collaborate to End Childhood Hunger with Limited Edition Spatulas

  All across America, families are struggling with hunger and children are among the hardest hit. No Kid Hungry is working to end childhood hunger in the U.S. They have partnered with Williams-Sonoma to help connect kids in need to nutritious food and teach families how to cook healthy, affordable meals. Some of the top personalities in the country have designed limited-edition Williams-Sonoma spatulas to benefit No Kid Hungry. Williams-Sonoma will donate 30% of the…

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What’s in Your Bag–Natural Brands Giveaway #Summertime #WhatsinYourBag #HylandsBagPicks

  What’s in Your Bag? Hyland’s, a company that’s been trusted by generations of moms for over a century is having an awesome giveaway right now, aptly titled, What’s in Your Bag? They’ve teamed up with other natural brands that are making a difference and have come up with three bags: Baby Beach Bag, Natural Fashionista Mom Bag, and a Kid Day-Trip Activity Bag . The bags are super cool and interactive so you can…

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Easy Refrigerator Dill Pickles and Pickled Peppers

      This summer my family has had the great privilege of working in the pioneer garden at Troy Historic Village. The kids have been learning all about different vegetables, how to grow the old fashioned way, a lot of patience (don’t want to step on the plants while weeding!), and they’ve especially been learning to serve the community for the greater good. These past couple of weeks we’ve had a huge abundance of…

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