Kindness Counts Netflix Shows That Teach Kindness #Stream Team


I am a member of the Net Flix Stream Team and share family-friendly programming, activities, recipes, reviews and giveaways on behalf of Netflix. It makes me so proud when either a teacher or another parent tells me how I have “such nice boys.” At James’ parent teacher meeting I was just about speechless as each […]

Sunbelt Bakery’s Granola and Fruit & Grain Bars Giveaway 9/15 (1 case/12 boxes)


I received a case of Sunbelt Bakery’s Bar to facilitate this review. Opinions expressed are my own. I am always on the lookout for nutritious and convenient snacks – that don’t sacrifice flavor.  I am excited to have the opportunity to try Sunbelt Bakery’s granola bars, fruit and grain cereal bars. They offer a lot […]

Holland House Cooking Wine Prize Pack Giveaway & Pork Terderloin Recipe 9/9


The summer is really flying by, but we still have several weeks left to do some outdoor grilling. To celebrate the remaining summer grilling season,  I am hosting a giveaway of a Holland House Summer Grilling Kit. One Moms Own Words reader will win a portable cooler that is brimming with approx. $50 worth of […]

Discovering My Surname Origin on #surnameproject


Thank you to for helping me to learn about my family history. We all have a family tree, and yet how many of us really know it beyond our grandparents and great grandparents?  I didn’t know anything about my surname origin beyond my grandfather Ernest Davis on my Dad’s side. He passed away the […]

Groovy Lab in a Box Giveaway and Review 9/2


I received the Groovy Lab in a Box to facilitate this review. Opinions expressed are my own. Groovy Lab in a Box is a product of Academics in a Box Inc. These “labs” are developed by a team of scientists and educators to be more than a science kit but instead a truly custom STEM […]

Storage Technologies Kitchen Organizing Products Prize Pack #Giveaway 8/31

storagecollagefinala is a company that manufactures BBQ accessories, storage products, bath products, and more. Their Storage Technologies line features proprietary products like their KnifeDock™ in retailers such as Williams Sonoma, Bed Bath and Beyond, Container Store, Crate and Barrel and others. I received these products for review and for this awesome giveaway, one Moms […]

Refresh Salicylic Acid 2% Peel Review #refreshpeels


   Refresh Salicylic Acid 2% Peel Review I wanted to give this product a try because I watched a You Tube video by an expert make-up artist who claims that the only way to get rid of those nasty black heads is to use salicylic acid. Now, I don’t have a ton of black heads, […]

Mrs. Freshley’s Double Chocolate Mini Donut Sundaes


  I recently received Mrs. Freshley’s Double Chocolate Mini Donuts for review. Mrs. Freshley’s has some simple summer-inspired recipes for mini treats like these mini donut sundaes. These sundaes require only four ingredients, and it’s so easy to assemble them!  They are super cute too. Knowing my two boys love mini chocolate donuts and ice […]

Don’t forget to Schedule Those Back-to-School Eye Exams #MC #AOA #Sponsored


I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Mom Central for the American Optometric Association. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation. In July, both of my boys attended one week of basketball camp – different weeks. We are going away in August, followed by James attending one week of […]

Amazon $50 Gift Card Giveaway and Great Amazon Finds 8/18


This post contains affiliate links. As of 7/23/13, Amazon has 209 million users and of those, 20 million are Amazon Prime users. We’ve been Prime members for a few years now. The biggest items that I had delivered for free, thanks to Prime, is this Weber Grill that we bought last year. I looked it […]