Modern or Traditional, Family is What You make It #StreamTeam


While it’s true that the once traditional “nuclear” family has evolved into a kaleidoscope of possibilities—start with parents (maybe two dads, a single mom, or a stay at home dad…), add step or adopted siblings, and a side of grandparents and you’ve got a modern family! As far as my family is concerned, we would […]

Dr. John’s Xylitol sweetened Candy Giveaway and Review 6/8 2 Winners


I received these products to facilitate this review. Opinions expressed are my own. Dr John’s candies are naturally sweetened with USA Birch Xylitol, and are made without artificial dyes. These candies are perfect for families looking to avoid artificial sweeteners and artificial colorings. I received the popular Inspired Sweets® Ultimate Sweets Collection® that includes lollipops, […]

LTD Commodities Swinging Chair Hammocks, Wind Chime & Garden Statue Review


LTD Commodities has just about everything you need to make your home beautiful this summer both inside and out. Whether you need to perk up your home decor with a fresh new style or you want to refresh your garden with ornaments and planters, shop LTD for quality products at the lowest prices. I received […]

Christie Brinkley Authentic Skincare HSN May 14 Plus Giveaway! 6/3


Mark your calendar now to tune into HSN on May 14th where Christie Brinkley will be back to share the details behind her new skincare collection – Christie Brinkley Authentic Skincare! This breakthrough product line addresses multiple signs of aging and contains products that are formulated to help defend against Infrared damage. 54% of the […]

Miu Color Packable Lightweight Backpack Giveaway and Review 6/2


MIU COLOR pursues a life that is pure, simple, comfortable, and environmentally friendly.They provide a large range of products, from home, to travel, and clothing. I had the opportunity to check out the Miu Color Packable Lightweight Backpack and one Moms Own Words reader will win their own Miu Color Backpack! Miu Color Backpack Review […]

Oriental Trading Company Makes Recess Even More Fun!


I received these products from the Oriental Trading Company to facilitate this review. Opinions expressed are my own. Since late September of last year, I’ve worked as an aide at my son’s school. I am one of four aides that cover recess and lunch. My partner and I have Kindergarten, First Grade and Fifth grade. […]

New Artisan Grilled Chicken Sandwich & McDonald’s $25 Gift Card Giveaway 5/25 #SimplyMcDNE


Sunday was a busy day for us. As you may know, my son James is in the marching band. It can be expensive to participate – especially when they are planning a trip to Disney World in December. (And YES, he is going – so time to start saving!)  This is why they give the […]

Our Mini Maloney Flower Garden #LoveGrowsHere


I received these products from and to facilitate this post. Opinions expressed are my own. One year for Mother’s Day, the boys and I bought all the fixings to make mini fairy gardens for my mother and Grant’s mother. It was such a great project to do with the boys – fun all […]

LTD Commodities Garden Gnome Photo Contest Reminder Ends Today 5/3


You are probably out in your garden today, so the timing is perfect! Grab your garden gnomes because you could win a $100 gift certificate to spend at LTD Commodities! Everyone knows that gnomes love to see the world…and they want to see where yours has been! So #LetYourGnomeRoam and send them a photo of your favorite […]

Hooked on the Lies and Dark Family Secrets in Bloodline #Netflix Original Series #StreamTeam


I was quickly hooked on the Netflix original series called Bloodline. The Blackburn family has some dark secrets and everyone in that family has lied in some way to protect the family. We’ve had our own family experience with dishonesty, albeit on a much smaller scale. Usually kids can pick up a lying habit during […]