Teaching Emotional Etiquette: When Your Child Breaks Things

Teaching Emotional Etiquette: When Your Child Breaks Things

When your child breaks something, you have a few options. It first comes down to the cause of it; was it done in anger or while walking with a stack of plates towards the dishwasher? A broken piece …
Stubb's BBQ is Perfect for Your 4th of July Cookout! + $50.00 Stubb's Prize Pack #Giveaway

Stubb's BBQ is Perfect for Your 4th of July Cookout! + $50.00 Stubb's Prize Pack #Giveaway

Thank you to Stubb's BBQ for the samples. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Stubb's BBQ is a delicious tasting barbecue with a heartwarming origin story. You've seen it before on Mommy…
Adventure Awaits in Topsail Island, NC

Adventure Awaits in Topsail Island, NC

Over the years, my family has enjoyed vacationing in many different beaches throughout North Carolina, South Carolina, and Florida. North Carolina Beaches hold a special place in our hearts. Though …
Those Tricky Birthdays: Gifts For The Men In Your Life

Those Tricky Birthdays: Gifts For The Men In Your Life

It is a truth universally acknowledged that it’s absolutely impossible to buy gifts for men. Whether it’s your father, your partner, your son or your brother, when you’re prowling around stores the …
5 Creative Rewards To Incentivize Your Kids With

5 Creative Rewards To Incentivize Your Kids With

Not every parent believes in the reward system. But, when you do, it can be a great way to reinforce positive behavior in your kids. Sometimes, incentivizing doesn’t even have to be involved with en…
Fight Stains on the Go with Dryel's On-the-Go Stain Remover

Fight Stains on the Go with Dryel's On-the-Go Stain Remover

This is a sponsored conversation on behalf of Dryel. I received both product and compensation in exchange for sharing my honest thoughts and opinions. As a mom, I spend a lot of time in the laundry …
Snap, Smile, Repeat with Magnolia and Vine + Beaucoup Bracelet #Giveaway

Snap, Smile, Repeat with Magnolia and Vine + Beaucoup Bracelet #Giveaway

Thank you to Theresa of Magnolia and Vine for providing me with product in exchange for my honest review. All thoughts shared are my own. As a busy mom of two, I never know what my day is going to l…
Go-To Beauty Tips For Sensitive Skin

Go-To Beauty Tips For Sensitive Skin

Like our hair, it can be pretty hard to figure out the best way to care for our skin. If your skin seems to freak out whenever you introduce it to a new product or scrub it a little hard, it’s impor…
Perfect Books for Your Favorite Little One by Linda Ragsdale #review

Perfect Books for Your Favorite Little One by Linda Ragsdale #review

Flower Pot Press out of Nashville, Tennesee brings you these wonderfully written books by Linda Ragsdale. The children will enjoy them and adults will enjoy reading them, even after the fifth time in…
4 Ingredients- 3 Super Easy Cocktails

4 Ingredients- 3 Super Easy Cocktails

I love relaxing with a tasty cocktail in the summer! If I'm making them for Ray and I at home; I don't want to make a huge mess, or complete 100 steps! I'll leave that to the pros. Today…
#Wordless Wednesday: Bri's Recent Reads

#Wordless Wednesday: Bri's Recent Reads

I've always been a big reader! I lost touch with reading for pleasure in college (because I was too busy reading for school), but I'm happy to say I've picked the habit back up as an adu…
Living The High Life - Wherever You Go!

Living The High Life - Wherever You Go!

One of the best things about being a parent is taking the little ones out and about - no matter where it is. Taking them to the local park to enjoy a bike ride, the local nature reserve to appreciat…
Easy Baked Spaghetti  #tastytuesday

Easy Baked Spaghetti #tastytuesday

Do you need a quick, easy go to meal?  This is my favorite and I make it a lot to take with me when I need to take a meal.  It's also great to make ahead and freeze for later.  I sometimes make …
Prepare Your Home To Cope With Disaster

Prepare Your Home To Cope With Disaster

When the forces of nature’s fury strike, there is little you can do if your home is in its path. Tornados, floods, and fires are just some of the disasters from which we can all be at risk. That doe…
Tips to Help You Raise Your Kids with a Love of Learning

Tips to Help You Raise Your Kids with a Love of Learning

If we’re honest, we all want our kids to grow into intelligent, fully-formed adults who are capable of getting good jobs and making a good life for themselves. Of course, we won’t love them any less…
Give Your Taste Buds a Thrill with MunchPak

Give Your Taste Buds a Thrill with MunchPak

Thank you to MunchPak for the samples. All thoughts and opinions are my own. For all those loved ones who enjoy trying different foods, MunchPak is for you.  The specific snacks are only a few dollars …
What's On My Bucket List

What's On My Bucket List

A few days ago my husband made mention of wanting to create a bucket list.  I think the idea is fascinating and scary all at the same time.  I have always been fearful of death, but for some reason,…
Helping Your Teen Spread Their Wings

Helping Your Teen Spread Their Wings

You might know this as much as anyone if you're a parent, but being a teenager is hard. You struggle to realize what is right from wrong in the pursuit of natural rebellion; you trust your insti…
Don’t Let Health Issues Ruin Your Parent’s Best Years

Don’t Let Health Issues Ruin Your Parent’s Best Years

It’s a funny cycle, the relationship between parents and children . It begins as caregivers, then there’s period in between when everyone is independent, and then as the parent's age, the childre…
Weekends with the Wigglesworths- The First Weekend of Summer Vacation 2017!

Weekends with the Wigglesworths- The First Weekend of Summer Vacation 2017!

Happy Saturday! It's the first weekend of our summer vacation and the girls are getting ready to head to their Grandparents' house. They are so excited, they've been counting down the da…
A Healthy Home For The Health Of Your Kids

A Healthy Home For The Health Of Your Kids

Having a healthy, safe environment for our children to grow up in is something that is essential to their development and wellbeing. But how can we know that your home is those things? Well, by maki…
Homemade, Fast with Tupperware #Review #Giveaway

Homemade, Fast with Tupperware #Review #Giveaway

Thank you to Susan Jackson of Tupperware for providing me with product in exchange for my honest review. All thoughts and opinions shared are my own. During the winter, I enjoy babysitting large pot…
Be Active this Summer!

Be Active this Summer!

Summer! I love summer for a variety of reasons:  the weather being able to use our pool going to the park with Hendrix all the fresh fruits and veggies the sunshine in general
Refresh Your Hair this Summer with Monat Replenish Masque #review

Refresh Your Hair this Summer with Monat Replenish Masque #review

Thank you to Julie Nuest for the Monat sample. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Since October 2014, Monat has been providing natural hair care products and changing lives along the way. The comp…
The Worst Behaviors Of Your Teen - & What To Do

The Worst Behaviors Of Your Teen - & What To Do

Anyone who has teens will know that they can be surprisingly difficult to deal with. Often, the joy of having younger children is suddenly overtaken by a different kind of child altogether. It can c…
Food Fun: The Ultimate Breakfasts For Growing Kids

Food Fun: The Ultimate Breakfasts For Growing Kids

It’s vital that all parents ensure their children eat a proper meal in the morning before sending them off to school. Research shows that kids who don’t eat a decent breakfast will encounter many is…
Family Time with My Gnome on the Roam + #Giveaway

Family Time with My Gnome on the Roam + #Giveaway

Thank you to My Gnome on the Roam for providing me with this product for review. All opinions are 100% my own.  One could say that my family has a long history with gnomes so when this product became …
More than a Mom

More than a Mom

I have struggled with being a mom at times because I have tried to put all my heart into being a mom.  My friendships have faded and over time it stopped mattering to me.  As my son is older now and…
4 Common Medicare Mistakes to Avoid

4 Common Medicare Mistakes to Avoid

Medicare is one of those financial safety nets that exist quietly in the background of our lives, and are there when we need to recover from injuries and illnesses. This program will cover large chu…
Getting Ready for a New School Year with Shoplet  #review

Getting Ready for a New School Year with Shoplet #review

I received product from Shoplet in exchange for my review.  All opinions are 100% my own. Shoplet is back with some more wonderful products that I can't wait to use.  I have worked with my frien…
Where is it?

Where is it?

This picture has been circulating for a while now, and I am interested to see if you can find this mysterious phone, which is blended in with the rug. Call it a challenge, if you will. This should b…
4 Gift Ideas For New Moms

4 Gift Ideas For New Moms

Having lived through the early days of new motherhood, when our friends give birth for the first time, we tend to view them with a mixture of envy and sympathy. Envy, on one hand, because they are e…
Keeping Your Baby Safe In the Sun

Keeping Your Baby Safe In the Sun

When that hot summer’s day comes, you’ll probably want to spend it outdoors with your baby. However, direct sunlight and heat can have its risks – your baby’s skin and sensitivity to heat are still …
Paparazzi Jewelry- Be Camera Ready for $5! #Review #Giveaway

Paparazzi Jewelry- Be Camera Ready for $5! #Review #Giveaway

Thank you to Regina Bell of Paparazzi for providing me with product in exchange for my honest review. All thoughts and opinions shared are my own. When I was working retail, we were expected to dres…
How to Pack for Your FamilyVacation #TipTuesday

How to Pack for Your FamilyVacation #TipTuesday

After taking dozens of trips with my family, you'd think that I would be an expert when it comes to packing. I wish that was the case. Truth be told, I detest packing for trips, and find it all …
More Daddies, More Problems: Daddy's Home 2 in Theaters November 10th #DaddysHome2

More Daddies, More Problems: Daddy's Home 2 in Theaters November 10th #DaddysHome2

In the sequel to the 2015 global smash, father and stepfather, Dusty (Mark Wahlberg) and Brad (Will Ferrell) have joined forces to provide their kids with the perfect Christmas. Their newfound partn…
Rainy Summer Days With Barefoot Books #Review #Giveaway

Rainy Summer Days With Barefoot Books #Review #Giveaway

Thank you to Donna Hart of Barefoot Books for providing me with product in exchange for my honest review. All thoughts and opinions shared are my own. This week's weather forecast is full of thu…
CARS 3 - Now Playing In Theatres Everywhere

CARS 3 - Now Playing In Theatres Everywhere

The wait is finally over and Disney/Pixar’s CARS 3 is now playing in theatres everywhere! CARS 3 is full of humor and heart and is the perfect film for the whole family! We are so stoked to see CARS…
Your Face Will Love Arbonne  #review, #MBPspotlightsponsor

Your Face Will Love Arbonne #review, #MBPspotlightsponsor

I received product from Diandra Adams and Arbonne in exchange for my review.  All opinions are 100% my own. I'm excited to introduce Diandra Adams to you.  Diandra is an Independent Consultant w…
Holden Beach - Vacation Dreams

Holden Beach - Vacation Dreams

Isn’t it funny how you picture your vacation? Sun and laughter. Sleeping in. Fabulous dinners. Long walks on the beach. That just sounds wonderful. We are on a week vacation in Holden Beach, NC (picture ab…
Workout Recovery With Rapid Results

Workout Recovery With Rapid Results

Injuring yourself or having to recover from exercise is a difficult process. Particularly with muscle pulls and repair, life can be very hard when you have to deal with these issues. Unfortunately, …
Health Tips You Can Apply To An Everyday Routine

Health Tips You Can Apply To An Everyday Routine

The adverts for healthy living never seem to apply to the everyday person. These promotional images seem to assume that we all have time to spend ten hours a day in a gym or the money to afford ridi…
Expressing Yourself Through Your Home

Expressing Yourself Through Your Home

In the modern world, people often find it hard to find themselves satisfied with their home. Despite the products you buy, nothing quite feels like it expresses who you are. And, it’s important to h…
Is It Time To Find A New Hometown?

Is It Time To Find A New Hometown?

At some point or another in life, you can often feel as if you might need to find yourself a new hometown. It’s not something that everyone will need to do, but for some, there could be a number of …
Peet's Coffee for Father's Day- Because Dad Deserves the Good Stuff

Peet's Coffee for Father's Day- Because Dad Deserves the Good Stuff

Thank you to Peet's Coffee for providing me with a sample in exchange for my honest review. All thoughts are my own. Quick- if you still need a last-minute Father's Day Gift for dad, just th…
Broo Who? Broo Youfor Father's Day

Broo Who? Broo Youfor Father's Day

I have the most sensitive skin so when my husband has a rough beard I prefer no kisses. This is where Broo Craft Beer comes into place. The skin care line comes with shower wash, mug and mane lotion…
Jack and Jill for G- Date Night for Adults

Jack and Jill for G- Date Night for Adults

Date night this week was a Jack and Jill party for my husband's best friend, G.  In two weeks he will be marrying the love of his life. As a "last" hurrah we attended this Jack and Jill…
Keep the Smells of Summer at Bay with Odor Neutralizers from EnviroKlenz!

Keep the Smells of Summer at Bay with Odor Neutralizers from EnviroKlenz!

This is a sponsored story on behalf of EnviroKlenz. I received compensation and product in exchange for sharing my honest opinion. All thought are my own. It's summertime, and my kids are home,…
Weekends with the Wigglesworths-Father's Day Weekend 2017

Weekends with the Wigglesworths-Father's Day Weekend 2017

Happy Saturday. I am so excited I almost cannot contain it. Not only is it the last weekend before the end of school (we have just 3 days to get through!), it's also Father's Day weekend!
Is Three A Crowd? Take Back Control Of Your Bedroom

Is Three A Crowd? Take Back Control Of Your Bedroom

All parents know that crushing feeling of hearing a little voice mumble ‘Mommy?’ the moment their head hits the pillow. There goes your peaceful night’s sleep. Sleeping in Mommy and Daddy’s bed may …
MAM Father's Day Contest + $30.00 Prize Pack #Giveaway

MAM Father's Day Contest + $30.00 Prize Pack #Giveaway

Ready for not one, but two special contests from MAM? Check out their Father's Day Contest, and then read on to enter to win a $30.00 MAM Prize Pack here on Mommy's Block Party. We certainly…
Go Green for Father's Day with These Easy DIY Father's Day Photo Gifts

Go Green for Father's Day with These Easy DIY Father's Day Photo Gifts

This is a sponsored project on behalf of TomatoInk. All thoughts are my own. Father's Day is just around the corner, and it's not too late to make a memorable gift for dad! My kids love to c…
Five Favorite Places to Visit in Connecticut

Five Favorite Places to Visit in Connecticut

Happy Friday readers! Over the last few weeks, we've been going back and forth with trying to plan our Summer vacation. We LOVE going to Florida, but it doesn't look like we'll be making…
Now Dad Can Have the Perfect Coffee Break with the Keurig K55 Coffee Maker + Tully's Coffee K-Cup Pods

Now Dad Can Have the Perfect Coffee Break with the Keurig K55 Coffee Maker + Tully's Coffee K-Cup Pods

Thank you to Keurig for providing me with product in exchange for my honest review. All thoughts shared are my own. My husband is a seriously hard working guy. Honestly, he amazes me. He'll come…
Do You Really Need a Car? Convince Your Children to Ditch Their Vehicle

Do You Really Need a Car? Convince Your Children to Ditch Their Vehicle

Buying a car is somewhat of a rite of passage for teenagers. Even though most of our kids don’t actually buy their own vehicle (most of it comes out of our pocket) it’s still a big turning point in …
Florida Bound- BlogHer '17 Conference & Family Fun

Florida Bound- BlogHer '17 Conference & Family Fun

Look out Florida, the Witts are headed your way! I am over the moon excited to be heading to Florida this weekend. Our trip is twofold. Saturday and Sunday will be travel days. We'll stop near S…
Avoiding The ER: Top Tips To Prevent Garden Accidents This Summer

Avoiding The ER: Top Tips To Prevent Garden Accidents This Summer

The summer holidays are nearly upon us, and the last thing we want to think about is taking a trip to the ER. The reality is that accidents happen, and if you’re a parent, you probably know all too …