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This post is sponsored by Lunchbox. All opinions are my own. I love living in California but with the sunshine and all the plants my allergies sure do flair up. My daughter has really strong allergies here in LA too, it’s a miserable feeling. We sneeze we have red itchy eyes and the pressure wow, […]
The magic of being turned into a princess was just the beginning of an eventful evening. Once the look was complete we had a pre-party to attend under the El Capitan. There JCPenny had snacks, drinks, and costumes. The costumes were amazing. The detail on them is outstanding, Sandy Powell leaves nothing behind she’s […]
Check out this fun green martini from Pinnacle Vodka, perfect for St. Patrick’s Day: St Paddy’s Brunch Recipe courtesy Pinnacle Vodka. Ingredients: 2 part Pinnacle® Whipped® Vodka 1 part Kilbeggan® Irish Whiskey ½ part DeKuyper® Green Crème de Menthe Liqueur 1 part Half & Half Directions: Shake with ice and strain into a chilled martini […]
Complimentary tickets provided. This Saturday, I’m heading to The Toast Wedding Showcase in Portland, Oregon to check out some fabulous local bridal vendors during a lovely evening filled with snacks and fun! Tickets to the event are $10, and right now I’m giving away 5 free tickets over on Blog My Wedding for anyone who […]
Check out this exciting new trailer for Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron that was just released today!
I love getting dressed up and I love having someone else put on my make up, but the opportunity is very rare. I never get dressed up or wear makeup anymore as a stay at home mom. There just isn’t time or a reason to get dressed up. I do get to walk the red […]
How would you like to benefit a great cause while entering a fun contest? Now through April 6th, 2015, when you visit Omaze.com/RDJ and donate $10 to Julia’s House, a children’s hospice charity, you’ll be entered to win a once-in-a-lifetime trip to LA to attend the premiere of Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron with Robert […]
What’s at the end of the rainbow? This cocktail from Pinnacle Vodka: Pot of Gold Recipe courtesy Pinnacle Vodka. Ingredients: 1 part Pinnacle® Original Vodka 2 parts Ginger Beer Splash of Lime Juice Directions: Mix in a glass with ice and top it off with fresh mint.
Thank you Vimeo for sponsoring this post. While this was a sponsored opportunity from Vimeo, all content and opinions expressed here are my own. #YourVideosBelongonVimeo When I was growing up, “Family movies” meant footage shot on VHS tapes – the kind you’d store in dusty boxes and tote out every once in a while to […]
Samples provided. I’m always game to try new foods, so when a package arrived from Van’s Foods packed with snacks, pastas, and some fun kitchen accessories, I knew it was going to be enjoyable putting it to the “Taste”! The first products we sampled were the brand new Van’s Granola. I actually didn’t realize that […]
Here’s another fun St. Patrick’s Day cocktail from Pinnacle Vodka: The Blarney Stone Recipe courtesy Pinnacle Vodka. Ingredients: 1 part Pinnacle® Chocolate Whipped® Vodka 1 Dark Beer Directions: Add shot of Pinnacle® Chocolate Whipped® Vodka into your beer for a true creamy taste.
Compensation provided. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but it can be easy to skip. One of the ways I set myself up for morning success is making sure I have something easy to eat first thing in the morning, so that it won’t take too much effort as I shuffle to […]
Book provided. Olympic champion Kristi Yamaguchi is a passionate advocate for children’s literacy. Her Always Dream Foundation works to highlight the importance of early childhood literacy and reach out to communities to provide more access and opportunities for children through the Always Reading program. To mark National Reading Month, Kristi is teaming up with Leapfrog […]
St. Patrick’s Day is coming right up, so if you’re looking for party recipes, check out this yummy cocktail from Pinnacle Vodka: Shamrock Shooter Recipe courtesy Pinnacle Vodka. Ingredients: 1 part Pinnacle® Coconut Vodka 1 part Irish Cream Directions: Shake with ice and strain into a shot glass.
Sample provided. Everyone knows how hard it is to slice up a big juicy watermelon and I am always looking for things that make cooking easier. I got the opportunity to try a nifty serrated edge ProFreshionals knife from Bradshaw that makes slicing watermelon a bit easier and it’s cute to boot. The Bradshaw family […]
Sample provided. It just kills me how toys are getting smarter and smarter! High tech toys are available at the drop of a hat or should we say at the drop of an unbelievable flying object!?! Air Hogs really embrace the race towards excellence in modern day air toys and RCs. I was super excited […]
Sometimes, you just want comfort food like mom used to make! Here are three great recipes from FoodNetwork.com that will make your inner child happy: Comfort Food For Your Inner Child Creamy Baked Mac & Cheese Pulled Turkey Sandwiches S’more Brownies
MomStart is a Truvia ambassador. Winter is the perfect time to bundle up and go sledding with the family! And when you come back in from the cold and wind down the day, grownups can shake off the chill with this new twist on an old favorite – the hot toddy: Hot Toddy Adapted from […]
MomStart is a Hormel Foods Extended Family Blogger. Did you know that this year marks the 100th anniversary of Hormel Pepperoni? Wow! I know it’s certainly been a staple in my kitchen for ages. In fact, I was looking through archives and found a blog post I wrote on my coupon website back in 2009 […]
MomStart is a member of the Netflix Stream Team. Gift card & party supplies provided. I love hosting parties and I’m a big fan of everything girlie, so when I was invited to throw an enchanted viewing party for the new Ever After High special on Netflix, it was a perfect fit. Ever After High […]