Being a new Mom is exhausting and trying to figure out what you need to buy versus what is available is hard. Check out the 5 newborn baby must-have essentials suggested here and you'll be able to relax and handle your new life like a veteran Mom just like me.
If you love LuLaRoe's leggings, you're probably a consultant, or someone that doesn't realize there are better options out there. They promised us jeans, but that seems to be just more lies.
As an Independent LuLaRoe retailer one of the most common questions I hear is how to know what size to choose. Here's a detailed explanation of how to choose the right size for your body.
Everyone wants to know how to find their LuLaRoe unicorn. As a successful unicorn finder turned consultant - current defector. I'm ready to give you the real advice you've been waiting for.
No one wants holes in their LuLaRoe leggings! But guess what? If you've bought leggings lately, they probably came with holes already. The company's quality is in the crapper, and you'd be better off spending your money anywhere else.
If you're looking for Poke Stops and Gyms in Ashtabula, Ohio. I can help! This list will grow as I find more in and around the area.
Just about everybody has played "Pokémon Go" by now. The addictive, competitive game features three factions. At level 5, trainers will visit a gym and be asked to make a decision. Find out how.
Kids, teens, and even adults are outside walking around looking for virtual reality monsters. Why you ask? Pokémon Go! Whether you love or hate it, the VR game is taking over the world. Find out why.
Sever's disease is a horrible name that makes parents and gymnasts cringe. Despite its name, Sever's disease is a common gymnastics injury, and it can be easily managed.
11 things I've learned from my daughter in honor of her 11th birthday. I'm not a perfect mom and she isn't a perfect kid, but we don't have to be!
Big Hero 6 is a great family film for people of all ages. Check out this mom's review of Big Hero 6, the story of a special bond between a gifted teenage boy and an inflatable robot.
Apple White is the Royal protagonist at Ever After High. Like her mother, Snow White, Apple is the fairest of her high school, and determined to get her fairytale by changing the mind of Raven Queen.
Raven Queen is the leader of the Rebel Movement at Ever After High. Little girls love Raven Queen's rebellious spirit, and can enjoy reading, playing, and even dressing up as their favorite rebel.
Have you ever wondered what happened to our favorite fairy tale characters after the book ended? I have, and thanks to Shannon Hale and the Ever After High book series, we know now.
The Ever After High book series is perfect for young readers and older reluctant readers too. This fairytale series features the children of the most famous fairytale characters in history.
Ever After High costumes and accessories are a fun twist on everyone's favorite fairytale characters. Learn more about your favorite fairytale characters' children and check out their attire here.
Fifty Shades of Grey didn't suck! It wasn't really good, but it wasn't the embarrassing train wreck that I thought it would be. Learn more about the film adaptation and the future of Mr. Grey here.
Need a movie suggestion for a family of all ages? Read a mom's review of SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water and make it an easy choice.
Rick Grimes and Daryl Dixon are both survivors, but who would win in a fight to the death? See who I think would win and cast your vote in the poll.
Fifty Shades of Grey, the film, is set to be released Valentine's Day 2015! While the erotically, filthy E.L. James trilogy was a hit around the world, one must wonder if the movie is worth the hype.
We've all heard quotes from Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland, but have you ever stopped to wonder what they mean? Here are 10 life lessons from Alice in Wonderland.
I grew up in the 80s and 90s, which means I survived big hair, a Lisa Frank obsession, and only got to watch cartoons on Saturday mornings. Here, you will find te things only 80s girls can appreciate!
Are you looking for a show to binge watch on Netflix? Here are six shows you will enjoy watching on Netflix, even if you have seen part or all of the series before.
Bones and Castle are two of my favorite dramas on TV. With the similarities between characters, it's not hard to imagine why. Vote for your favorite Bones or Castle here.
Tree stands are expensive investments that bow hunters need to capture their trophy bucks. Find tips to prevent tree stand theft here and feel free to add your own suggestions below.
Tired of looking for the best gymnastics movies and getting a bunch of cheerleading flicks instead? Look no further, here are the 6 best gymnastics movies that will be sure to satisfy!
Choosing gymnastics floor music is important because it sets the tone for a gymnast's entire routine. Use my tips to choose the best gymnastics floor music for any level gymnasts.
Sons of Anarchy is over, but that doesn't mean we can't still have Teller Tuesdays! Check out these movies and TV shows featuring Charlie Hunnam and find out what the adonis-like actor will be in next
Gymnastics Moms do a ton more than drive back and forth to competitions and wash expensive leos. Find ten things only gymnast's moms understand here and feel free to add your own in the comments.
WTF, Sutter? That is what I kept repeating to myself last night as I watched the Final Ride of Sons of Anarchy. Through 7 seasons, I have grown to love these fictional characters and will miss them!
At first glance, Let's Be Cops looks like your average buddy cop movie. However, this movie can't possibly be ordinary because Justin and Ryan (the cops in the movie) aren't really cops.
Every show has a bad boy, but some are more memorable than others. I'm a fan of the bad boy, but wouldn't want to marry one. Check out my personal list of the 10 best bad boys on TV.
Do you want to know how Sons of Anarchy will end? Well, at this point, only Kurt Sutter could tell us for sure, but if Shakespeare has anything to do with it, you can bet it's going to be a bloodbath.
Jax Teller is one of the most famous fictional characters ever. If you want to create a Sons of Anarchy costume, check out my instructions for a DIY Jax Teller Halloween costume.
I'm not a man-hating, She-ra that thinks all men should be castrated. But, my husband is my hero because he stepped up and had a vasectomy as soon as our breeding days were over for good.
Motherhood is a tricky, messy, absolutely enjoyable thing. By no means am I a perfect mom, but I'm definitely a bad ass mom. In fact, I'm handling this parenting gig like a pro, kind of.
Infants, children, and even adults can find a friendly alternative to gauze and tape around their g-tubes when they wear g-tube covers from Adorabelly Design. Learn more about this company here.
Thanks to SA Wardega's viral Mutant Spider Dog video on YouTube spider costumes for dogs are sure to be extremely popular this year. Dog spider costumes are available for dogs of every size and shape.
When the rear end suspension of my GMC Envoy failed, I panicked. With the advice of a dear friend, I was able to order the parts I needed to get my SUV fixed affordably.
Nobody wants to be the parent that other parents talk about behind closed doors, but if you break the rules in the parent pick-up lane at school, you can bet you will be.
For a long time, the word WEIRDO has had a negative connotation. Not only is being a weirdo something to embrace, but little ones everywhere have great unique role models like Katy Perry.
The Guardian of the Galaxy Rocky Racoon dress up or Halloween costume is an excellent alternative for little boys that don't want to be traditional superheroes. Learn more about this costume here.
Forget kid leashes! Teach your children to stay close to mom with the Skip Hop Walk Along Stroller Handle. This unique handle attaches to strollers and works with little hands.
There is nothing gymnasts love more than wearing gymnastics-inspired t-shirts. My daughter's closet is full of them and here are some of my favs. No matter which you choose, your gymnast will love it.
If you are familiar with Maleficent, you know one of the most important aspects of recreating this character is her magical staff. Make sure your Halloween costume is complete with a Maleficent staff.
If your stuck between a zombie and a princess for Halloween and can't decide which one is right, consider mixing the two ideas together to make a creepy zombie princess costume. Check out my daughter.
If your son or daughter is into Minecraft as much as mine, you will surely impress with this Minecraft Creeper cake. Follow the simple steps in this Minecraft cake tutorial to impress your guests.
If you are looking for a cool treat to take to a summertime picnic, consider making the Easy Snickers Salad recipe. This recipe uses Snickers, apples, and Cool Whip to create a tasty treat.
A Maleficent costume for kids (with horns and staff) is a popular Halloween choice for girls. Get this sassy yet age-appropriate costume before the rush. Or DIY!
Maleficent was even better than expected and I can't wait to add this future Disney classic to my evergrowing collection. Learn more about this Disney Villain with a heart in my review.
The Notorious BIG was murdered on March 9, 1997, but Biggie Smalls' music will live on for decades. Presumably Ready to Die, which was released in 1994 and is still widely listened to today.
Fancy Nancy: Sand Castles and Sand Palaces is a fun read for young kids and also teachers a lesson about ocean tide. Teach kids about the ocean and entertain with this wild-haired word magician.
Don't forget pregnant moms on Mother's Day. Although their child is still unborn, a mom begins motherhood long before her bundle of joy makes their entrance. Gift her with something special.
Kokopelli is one of the most popular fertility symbols around the world. Learn about my personal experience of infertility and how it changed when I relaxed a bit and trusted Kokopelli.
Alice in Wonderland is my favorite book, my favorite movie, and Alice is my favorite character. Although, I would love to have a tea party with the Mad Hatter. Learn more about the movie here.
The Jem Halloween costume is truly outrageous! This blast from the past comes with everything you need to create a pop star costume with a bit of pizazz.
Janet Jackson is one of my favorite artists and will probably continue to be forever! Learn more about her most famous album...Rhythm Nation today.
Whether you are a hunter or DIY crafter, you can appreciate deer antlers. Specifically, shed deer antlers. Check out this blog for great ways to find deer antlers outside.
Years ago, every Disney Princess tale ended with a damsel in distress being saved by a man. In recent years, this has begun to change and in the film Frozen, the influence is on sisters not misters.
Growing up, I loved Punky Brewster. In fact, as a 80s kid, I will have to admit that Punky Brewster is an 80s sitcom icon. Learn more about why I love this show still here.
If you have a gymnast in your home, chances are your house has turned into a gym. If so, consider buying a gymnastics mat to make tumbling in the house safer to do.
In a day when kids are surrounded by technology, it's nice to get back to the basics. Melissa and Doug's Suspend Physics is the perfect way to do this. Learn more here.
It's impossible to watch UP without feeling good. Check out why I love this film in my personal review.
Ted Unrated is not your average movie featuring a loveable bear. Instead, this shockingly vulgar movie features the sexiness of Mark Wahlberg and a foul-mouthed, sexually inappropriate, teddy bear.
Bridesmaids is one of my favorite movies ever. Finally, a movie starring my favorite females from SNL in a very believable story about bridesmaids and the stress of planning a grand wedding.
My hair is crazy! It's unbrushable, thick, curly, frizzy, anything but manageable. However, I can tame my unruly hair with a Keratin treatment. Learn more about this process here.
Disney's Red-Haired Princess - The Little Mermaid is my very favorite of the Disney Dynasty. Check out my review of The Little Mermaid below and check out Ariel Halloween and dress-up costumes too.
Everything from a practice beam to brand new leos is discussed. Get the tween gymnasts on your Christmas list the gifts they want and need.
The Loomatic's Guide to the Rainbow Loom is a great way to help young kids use their Rainbow Loom and create impressive rubber band bracelets. I have used and love this interactive guide !
Saved by the Bell is one of my favorite sitcoms ever and definitely one of the best sitcoms of the 1990s. Learn more about Zac and the gang in this blog about one of my favorite childhood shows.
What little girl wouldn't look simply adorable as a crazy cat lady? Last Halloween, my daughter requested this costume and I came through in a big way and it was super easy and cheap.
Pillow Pets Dream Lites are a great alternative to normal night lites. Your kids can light up their room and snuggle with this adorable toy too. Choose from several boy/girl/unisex designs.
In 2013, the Rainbow Loom exploded with popularity and proves to be a popular contender this holiday season as well. Find out how the Rainbow Loom provides hours of entertainment here.
Pots and pans are expensive, so it 's best to get cookware at an affordable price. In this review, I compare my Rachael Ray cookware set to my Paula Dean set, and Rachael's are way better.
As a pageant mom myself, I have never been a fan of the TLC Reality show Here Comes Honey Boo Boo. With the recent news that Mama June is dating a registered sex offender, I hope TLC cancels the show.
My ectopic pregnancy was devastating and scary. However, with the help of my obstetrician, I eventually became pregnant again. I am sharing my story to help other women keep the faith after an ectopic. I've also included a section with FAQs.
Skylanders is a successful, hugely popular video game franchise. Check out your Skylanders: Spyro's Adventure through a mom's review here. Remember Spyro's Adventure started the fame of this game.
My daughter is a tomboy princess and I couldn't be happier about it. She marches to her own beat on a daily basis and I foster her independence while blurring the traditional roles of gender.