Immune-Boosting, Homemade Elderberry Syrup Recipe

Homemade Elderberry Syrup Recipe This post contains affiliate links. Ugh… I think my boys are getting every single virus that is going around. Since moving to Utah from Louisiana in July we seem to be on a 2 weeks on 2 weeks off schedule with colds and stomach viruses. I don’t know what the deal is!… [read more]

How We Messed Up Our Kid’s Teeth and What We’re Doing To Fix It #Listerine

Disclosure: I taught my child the importance of oral health care with LISTERINE® Smart Rinse, as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars #LISTERINE We are no strangers to dental drama. Learning proper dental hygiene for yourself is one thing. Learning proper dental hygiene for your kids is an entirely different ball game. Ironically, our… [read more]

5 Tips to Maintain a Healthy Household for Baby and You

While you’re busy making sure that you get all your bases covered for baby’s daily care regimen, feeding, bedding, and more, don’t forget his environment. Newborns quickly turn into toddlers, and you’ll find it will greatly benefit both you and baby to be prepared. One of the best ways to ensure that you’re providing a… [read more]

De-Junk Halloween! Better for You Halloween Treat Ideas Your Kids Will Love

Thanks so much to Annie’s Homegrown, Nutiva, and Bitsy’s Brainfood for the delicious samples at ShiftCon and beyond! I have to admit, I’m not always a think ahead kind of person. I can never think far enough ahead to order special Halloween candy for my kids online. There is one week left until halloween and… [read more]

Blogging, Business, and Bad Breath: Networking Tips for Introverts

This is a sponsored post. I received LISTERINE® Brand products from Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. and Socialstars as part of my participation in this project. All thoughts and opinions expressed in this post are my own. I love blogging! (Did you know that Oh So Savvy Mom turned 5 years old this summer?!) One… [read more]

When You Combine Great People With Great Food… #SahaleInspired

Disclosure: As a participant of the Sahale Ambassador Program, I’ve received compensation for my time and product samples for review purposes. Opinions are my own. …You get full bellies, an amazing time, new friends, and Sahale Snacks. Recently, I was invited to become a Sahale Snacks brand ambassador. The more I learned about the brand… [read more]

Eat Smart Salad Kits – Protein and Vitamin Packed Goodness!

Oh, my gosh! My life is just go, Go, GO! these days. Sometimes it seems that I hardly have time to stop and catch my breath. Get up. Get the kids breakfast. Get the 8 year old off to school (that’s a fun one because we bike to school). Shower. Get ready for the day. Get… [read more]

The Best Granola Bar Recipe! Nut-free, Gluten-free, and So Yummy!

So, I feel like I had to call this recipe “Perfect, Chewy Granola Bars” because this isn’t my first granola bar recipe. While this isn’t my first granola bar recipe, this is my best granola bar recipe! I’m so excited to have perfected my previous chewy granola bar recipe! The last chewy granola bar recipe I… [read more]

Get the Kids Out of the House and Outside with the Lil’ Monkey Climber

Summer break may be over, but that  doesn’t mean your kids days enjoying the outdoors need to end. Now that the kids are back in school it is even more important that they get good outdoor play and exercise each day. Exercise not only strengthens their little muscles, builds coordination and motor skills, and gives… [read more]

Thrive Market- Real Food, Natural Products at Wholesale Prices! + $1000 Shopping Spree!

Okay, you guys! I am so excited about this! I’m betting a lot of you are like me and are trying to eat healthier. If you are like me in that regard, you’ve watched your grocery bill rise as you’ve opted for natural, organic, or non-GMO products. A few years ago, my husband and I… [read more]

Pamper Your Skin While Protecting it from the Sunburn – COOLA sun care Review

Disclosure: Thank you to Coola for sending samples of Coola sun care products to facilitate this post. Well, folks. It’s that time of year again. It is getting nice and warm outside. Just makes you want to go jump in a pool…or a river…or the ocean. It is this time of year that I’m always… [read more]

DIY Skin Detox Body Scrub

Sugar Body Scrubs seem to be all the rage on Pinterest. I saw this awesome looking sugar and coconut oil scrub once. I immediately whipped up a batch of coconut oil sugar scrub only to discover my body really didn’t like having thousands of tiny razor-sharp sugar granules rubbed all over it. Later, a friend (who… [read more]

Sautéed Zucchini Noodles with Avocado Pesto

Zucchini Noodles with Avocado Pesto A couple months ago I was in Bed Bath and Beyond and saw a cool kitchen gadget I’d never seen before. It was an inexpensive little handheld spiral vegetable slicer. I’m not generally an impulse purchaser, and especially when it comes to “as seen on TV” products, but veggie noodles… [read more]

Do You Use Xylitol Yet? Great Benefits of Xylitol for Teeth

Disclosure: Samples were provided. All opinions are honest and are my own. I first learned about the awesome health benefits of xylitol several years ago from my mother-in-law. She’s always on the cutting edge of the latest products for health. Our oldest son, who was then 2 years old was having terrible problems with seasonal… [read more]