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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Stock Up Your School Wardobe with @FrenchToastcom

A product was given for review for my honest opinion. No other compensation was given.


Well, my son starts back to school next week and with that comes school supplies, school clothing and lots of chasing around again!

None of them I am looking forward to but at least I have some help this year!

My son and daughter got some super cute and amazing clothes from French Toast, a leader in children's clothing for kids of all ages!

Toddler Mary Jane


A classic black dress shoes is a must for all the school programs, to accessorize with dresses and for church! These classic Mary Jane style shoes for toddlers are as comfortable as they are adorable!


The padded footbed offers ultimate comfort and they are easy to put on with the easy adjustable strap. Plus, they can even where them running around because they have a non-marking sole!

Long Sleeve Dress Shirt with Expandable Collar



My son is not big into dressing up! He would rather be in a pair of shorts and t-shirt running around! But with this crisp dress shirt with a comfy expandable collar for extra breathing space throughout the day, he will at least be comfortable and super handsome!

I LOVE the Wrinkle No More™ fabric for easy care and the 50 wash tested for comfort that lasts.

And the expandable collar will be great for growing with my son! The collar and tag-free design will keep him comfortable all day long!

School Blazer


Every little boy needs a blazer! This Blazer is so versatile and handsome! It is perfect for school programs, church and weddings!

The preppy style is made easy with this gold-button blazer that will keep him looking sharp no matter what the dress code.

Sport Polo


As I mentioned, my son isn't big into dressing up but he does like wearing polos when he does need to dress up a little bit!

This polo is perfect for him because this tech fabric polo with side vents absorbs sweat quickly so he can stay cool for school and it is super soft and comfortable! Plus, the blue is beautiful and will look great with many different color pants!

So whether your child wears uniforms to school or just needs some new clothes in their school wardrobe this year, French Toast is the place to shop! They have it all and all the clothes are made with active children in mind! They will be comfortable and looking sharp in French Toast clothing!

Buy It:

You can purchase all French Toast clothing from their website.

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* Thank you to French Toast for their product for review! Disclosure - This product was given for review for my honest opinion. No other compensation was given.*

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Let #AtkinsMealKits Get You Back On Track For Weight Loss & Healthy Eating! @AtkinsInsider

This post was sponsored by the Role Mommy Writer's Network.



I am a busy mom of three little ones, working two jobs and going back to school. I am also still trying to lose the last few pounds and sometimes I just can't find time for it all! I can't find time to eat healthy and run around everywhere with three kids. I can't find the energy to not stress eat and binge eat junk food. And I just can't find the energy sometimes to work out.

I have learned lately that it is ok to ask for help, it is ok to accept help and that it is ok to need help. So lately I have been watching what I eat better and getting help with that from Atkins Nutritionals, Inc. They recently introduced easy step-by-step meal kits for consumers interested in convenient home delivery of Atkins low-carb products, whether they are trying to lose weight or live a low-carb lifestyle. While Atkins is primarily a whole foods-based program, the meal kits allow people with busy lifestyles to get everything they need to get started quickly, including Atkins frozen meals, snacks and easy-to-follow menus with shopping lists, all delivered to their door.

I have always dreamed of having a live-in chef or cook for just making meals and snacks appear for me when it is time to eat and my dreams are coming true with these Atkins Meal Kits!! They cover a week’s worth of food and tools, with three different options to choose from for one’s needs and lifestyle.


I received the Easy Peasy Meal Kit ($97.99) which is the most comprehensive kit with all meals included, and consumers make their snacks and side dishes. The kit includes a variety of Atkins Frozen Meals, Meal Bars and Shakes to cover breakfast, lunch and dinner.


I really love that I don't have to waste any more of my much needed brain power to make meals for myself with these Atkins Meal Kits! They take all of the guesswork out of preparing meals and snacks, and offer simplified options for the low-carb lifestyle. I can just grab and go and I don't worry about getting caught in the junk food trap anymore! And it is a LOT less grocery shopping!!! WOOHOO!!!


PLUS all plans come with the Atkins Meal Kit Guide, The New Atkins Made Easy book, the Atkins Carb Counter and the Recipe Booklet which were REALLY helpful in getting me started back on a path to weight loss and healthy eating!


So as your children start back to school, life gets crazy again and you lose yourself in the mix - REFOCUS this Fall and do something great for yourself! Let Atkins guide you back to healthy eating and losing weight with their easy to use and eat Meal Kits!

From weight loss and maintenance to improved overall health, Atkins offers the tools and education needed to help consumers eat a balanced diet with reduced levels of refined carbohydrates and added sugars, and rich in protein, fiber, fruits, vegetables and good fats.

Buy It:

You can purchase Atkins Meal Kits at Atkins.com, where you can ALSO receive free support from nutritionists, access educational materials and share insights from your personal weight-loss journey with members of the Atkins community.  The Meal Kits may also be purchased as a recurring subscription.

Until September 30, YOU also can enjoy free shipping and 5% off on orders with promotional code NEWKIT5.


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Monday, August 22, 2016

Book Review: The Loyal Heart

A book was given for review for my honest opinion. No other compensation was given.

About the book:

Robert came to Galveston to fulfill his promise to a dying man and look after his widow. He didn't expect to find love in the unlikeliest of places.

Robert Truax, former Second Lieutenant and Confederate officer in the Civil War, made a promise to his comrade Phillip Markham. If anything happened to Phillip, Robert would look after his beloved wife, Miranda. She was his life, his world, his everything.

After the war, Robert is left to pick up the pieces and fulfill his pact. When he arrives at Miranda's home in Galveston, Texas, things are worse than he imagined. Phillip's name has been dragged through the mud, everyone in town believes him to be a traitor, and his widow is treated as an outcast. Even more disturbing is her emotional well-being. Miranda seems hopeless, lost, and so very alone.

Robert had thought his duty would be simple. He would help Miranda as quickly as possible in order to honor a promise. But the moment Robert laid eyes on her, his plans changed. He's mesmerized by her beauty and yearns to help her in any way he can.

He makes it his duty to protect Miranda, turn her reputation around, and to find some way to help her smile again. But it doesn't prove to be an easy task---Robert knows something about Phillip that could shake Miranda to the core and alter her view of the man she thought she knew so well.


About the author:

Shelley Shepard Gray is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author, a finalist for the American Christian Fiction Writers prestigious Carol Award, and a two-time HOLT Medallion winner. She lives in southern Ohio, where she writes full-time, bakes too much, and can often be found walking her dachshunds on her town's bike trail.

My Opinion

As always, Shelley Shepard Gray writes a compelling book that really details the lives after the Civil War.

This book really made me think about what the families, soldiers and widows had to go through after the war was over and sympathize with the South and all the rebuilding they had to do.

This was a great historical fiction with a little romance added in - my favorite kind of book!

Buy It:

You can purchase The Loyal Heart for $9.31 from Amazon.com

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Friday, August 19, 2016

Protect Your Children's Hearing with @GearForKidz Headphones

A product was given for review for my honest opinion. No other compensation was given.

This year on my son's school supply list were headphones for using on the computer. Since these will be the first headphones my son has ever used, I was a little nervous. I don't want his hearing wrecked but I want him to enjoy the computer at school.

So I immediately thought of Kidz Gear and their awesome Wired Headphones which feature the unique KidzControl™ Volume Limit Technology for a safe listening experience while helping to protect children’s hearing.


Kidz Gear Headphones is the parent’s and children’s choice for headphones for safe listening, with numerous industry awards for their innovative technology, including the Creative Child, iParenting Media, iParenting Hot, Academics Choice, NAPPA, and Babble Awards.

Kidz Gear is essential audio gear for children. All Kidz Gear Headphones for Kids are designed specifically for children and deliver a high-quality adult-like audio experience when used with all audio devices, including iPhones, iPads, Kindles, Nooks, Android smartphones, tablets, and computers.




My children received the Standard pair of Kidz Gear KidzControl Volume Limit Headphones and I LOVE that they are designed with the highest quality audio components available. This ensures your child will have the best and most importantly safest listening experience possible.

My son and daughter are SO excited to have their own headphones for the first time and I am so happy their hearing is safe because they own Kidz Gear headphones! These headphones are the safest headphones available for the little ones. They are a must for children in the car, on the plane or hanging out at home.

Buy It:

You can purchase Kidz Gear Wired Headphones for $19.99 each. All Kidz Gear products are available directly from Kidz Gear at www.GearForKidz.com, and select retailers and online sites. 

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* Thank you to Kidz Gear for their product for review! Disclosure - This product was given for review for my honest opinion. No other compensation was given.*

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Soft Summer Fun With @ScottiesTissues & #Giveaway #ScottiesEverydayComfort

A product was given for review for my honest opinion. No other compensation was given.


How did your Summer Go???

Sadly, it is almost over but you will definitely have all those warm family summer memories to get you through the next cold months. 

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This summer, my family has enjoyed relaxing at our cabin, fishing and having bonfires with s'mores! For us, it is the simple family memories that we will cherish forever - my children catching their first fish, enjoying the simple pleasure of a warm s'more and watching the sunset over the lake. It really has been a great summer!

At home, we love our daily walks as a family, working on the garden together and watching my son learn to ride his two-wheel bike for the first time! Family bike rides are definitely going to be our future favorite summer memories I think!


As summer comes to an end, these are the memories that warm my heart, make me slow down, and savor this wonderful summer season.

What soft Summer moments have you yearning for summer to never end? 

Scotties Tissues wants to help end your summer on a great note and cherish your summer memories forever with super soft Scotties tissues! Make sure to enter the great giveaway below for a gift card and Scotties care pack!

Buy It:

You can purchase Scotties Tissues now on Amazon.com

Win It:

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Enter here for a chance to win:
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