How to wash cloth diapers in an HE top loader washing machine #MaytagMoms

Disclosure: I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Maytag. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating. I’ve heard it said that washing cloth diapers is a science.  Well, it is True!    Unfortunately, though it is a science, it is not the same science for every… [read more]

My final thoughts on our Maytag Bravos XL washer and dryer #MaytagMoms

  I’ve been doing my own laundry since I was 11.  Both my laundry skills and laundry machine technology have come a long way in the 20 years since then.  Our washing machine, for example, probably only had a few cycle options on it.  The dryer would have been a similar story.  Laundry then was… [read more]

Raising Awareness: Prematurity and RSV. Do you know the symptoms of #RSV? #ProtectPreemies

The minute a woman learns she is growing another life inside of her she becomes intensely focused on that child’s well-being.  As moms we all know how fiercely protective we can be about threats we see toward our children.  But what about the threats we don’t see? According to a recent survey on prematurity awareness 3… [read more]

Boys and Girls Clubs and Amway teach youth healthier ways of living with POSITIVE SPROUTS program!

In the consumer world of today, living sustainably is becoming more and more important.  Right in line with the importance of sustainable living is the importance of healthy living and healthy eating. Over the past couple years my family and I have become increasingly aware of the importance of these three things, and, in turn, are… [read more]

How I got over my dread of dirty laundry. #MaytagMoms

We’re on month 2 with our new Maytag Bravos HE washer and dryer pair.  How do I like them?  Well, if how I rave about them to my offline friends is any indication, you could say that I love them. They have truly changed the way I feel about doing laundry.  I used to dread… [read more]

If you have cloudy drinking glasses try OxiClean Dishwashing Booster- Review

How many of you have trouble with spots on your clean dishes?  When you pull your dishes out of the dishwasher do they look cloudy and not quite all the way clean?  If you have hard water you probably have an especially difficult time getting your dishes to sparkle. Did you know that… In July… [read more]

Sometimes you just need to take a break and have a Biscotti Moment

There are certain things and times of day that I look forward to every day–food, food, food and meal time.  Breakfast time at our house is the same day in and day out.  Cold cereal with milk.  I’m not a breakfast maker; I can’t handle standing for long periods of time in the morning.  So,… [read more]

Help keep your dinner time portions in control with Yum Yum 9 inch Portion Control Plates – Review and Giveaway!

Did you know that a typical dinner plate is 11″-13″? I sure didn’t.  And with a plate being that big it makes it so much easier to load it up and eat way more than you should during your meals. So at Yum Yum  Dishes they have designed a 9 inch dinner plate to help keep correctly sized portion’s.   … [read more]

Leading Lady Review and GivAway

Being a women and having to shop for a new bra is sometimes a tedious process.  You have to try to find one with a great fit while making it stylish, functional, comfortable and affordable and sometimes that is a big process!  The makers at Leading Lady have made it their goal to help women find the ideal fit… [read more]

Shout Color Catcher with Oxi – Review and GivAway!

I learned after the birth of our second child that once you have 2+ children in the house, laundry is ne-ver en-ding.  Laundry has become a bane to my living room (where I fold the mountains of laundry).  Also, I’m still getting used to having to remember to collect the laundry from the boys room… [read more]

Johnson & Johnson Healthy Essentials Review + $190 in Savings

Johnson & Johnson has been a trusted household brand since the early 1900’s.  They are continuing in that good reputation today both through the wonderful health products they offer via their family of consumer companies, as well as through their humanitarian work. I was sent a Johnson & Johnson Healthy Essentials pack to review. We… [read more]