DREFT Gift Bag #Giveaway

DREFT Gift Bag #Giveaway

One WINNER will win a DREFT Gift Bag (Value$40.00) Sponsored by : DREFT Hosted by: Night Helper Open to: USA only 18yrs. + Start date: 08/31~09/11
6 Jobs To Tackle Around The Home Before The End of Year Holidays

6 Jobs To Tackle Around The Home Before The End of Year Holidays

We may be many weeks away from the kids’ favorite time of the year, but it’s a pretty good time to tackle those chores that bore! Getting the house ready for the cold weather ahead of time means you …
Mail From Heaven

Mail From Heaven

Once a month, my kids receive something very special in the mail. Each one of them receives a Highlights magazine, geared toward their age group. My grandmother began subscribing to Highlights for B…
Nutri Ninja Nutri Bowl Duo #Giveaway

Nutri Ninja Nutri Bowl Duo #Giveaway

Looking for a great way to get your mornings going on a healthier foot? How about a healthy smoothie or shake? They're great to grab and go, and are perfect for the whole family! Ninja's got…
Healthy Fruits On the Go from Buddy Fruits + #Giveaway #MBPBacktoSchool

Healthy Fruits On the Go from Buddy Fruits + #Giveaway #MBPBacktoSchool

Thank you to Buddy Fruits for providing me with product in exchange for my honest review. All thoughts are my own. When it comes to healthy snacks for my kids, I always seek out the very best: the b…
Raising Happy Children: 5 Steps To Success

Raising Happy Children: 5 Steps To Success

When you become a parent, I don’t think that there is anything that you wouldn’t do for your children. From bringing them back to somewhere safe to live, to providing them will all of the love, atten…
Back to School 2017 #Wordless Wednesday

Back to School 2017 #Wordless Wednesday

The girls started the 2017-2018 school year on Monday! This morning, I took a picture to commemorate the "half-way through the first week" mark. I've had a few days to get used to havi…
Back to School Savings with Groupon Coupons

Back to School Savings with Groupon Coupons

This is the time of year where everyone is looking for great deals on a multitude of different purchases. Kids are getting ready to head back to school, and it's pretty amazing how quickly the i…
Spark Your Little One's Imagination with Elmo's World Hide & Seek! + #Giveaway #MBPBacktoSchool

Spark Your Little One's Imagination with Elmo's World Hide & Seek! + #Giveaway #MBPBacktoSchool

Thank you to Identity Games for providing me with product in exchange for my honest review. All thoughts are my own. As Baby S grows, I often try to remember what my son B was like at the different …
Back to School Snacking with The Little Kernel  #review #MBPBacktoSchool

Back to School Snacking with The Little Kernel #review #MBPBacktoSchool

I received product in exchange for my honest review.  All thoughts are 100% mine. Aiden eats popcorn almost every day and loves to take it in his lunchbox.  I had never heard of The Little Kernel sn…
Quick, Easy & Healthy Pasta Salad #TastyTuesday

Quick, Easy & Healthy Pasta Salad #TastyTuesday

I am all about saving time and money, as I'm sure you are too! I've never been one to jump on the meal prep train, but after making my lunch for this week, I could be converted!  Lately, mon…
Something New: Home Upgrades That Don't Break The Bank

Something New: Home Upgrades That Don't Break The Bank

There’s nothing quite like looking around your home and loving your d├ęcor . The lounge has been fully furnished and repainted. The entrance hall literally makes an entrance with soft lighting and a bu…
The Best Way to Grab a Dog's Attention

The Best Way to Grab a Dog's Attention

Dogs are pretty restless beings especially when they are little. It is in their nature to be carefree and playful. However this is something that is common for all the animals. As they grow up, they …
Sparkle and Shine with Magnolia and Vine and Theresa Piontkowski  #review #spotlightsponsor #giveaway

Sparkle and Shine with Magnolia and Vine and Theresa Piontkowski #review #spotlightsponsor #giveaway

I received Magnolia and Vine product from Theresa in exchange for my honest review.  All opinions are my own. Hello friends!  I am so excited to introduce you to my new friend, Theresa Piontkowski. …
Treat Your Fur Baby with Doggy Desserts! #review #giveaway

Treat Your Fur Baby with Doggy Desserts! #review #giveaway

I received product from Fox Chapel Publishing in exchange for my honest review.  All thoughts are strictly mine.  My dog is a part of our family and I love this book with yummy recipes just for him…
When Did We Stop Affirming Each Other?

When Did We Stop Affirming Each Other?

We hear it all the time as parents, teachers, and caregivers- affirming a child is vitally important to their personal growth and self-esteem. As someone who grew up singing or speaking in front of …
Welcome New Contributors!

Welcome New Contributors!

You never know what's going to happen when you start a family. One of the many blessings of starting our little Mommy's Block Party family a few years ago is that is has grown! We've bee…
When Work and Family Combine

When Work and Family Combine

I spend so much time at work, that all of the people there have become family.  Saturday was our family fun day function and normally I would sit out but I decided it was important to go.  It will b…
 Reasons To Eat Less Processed Junk

Reasons To Eat Less Processed Junk

Having the occasional treat in terms of food is fine. However, if you’re eating processed junk most of the time, you’re not going to be doing your health any favors at all. You may consider junk foo…
Weekends with the Wigglesworths- Last Weekend of Summer

Weekends with the Wigglesworths- Last Weekend of Summer

Happy Saturday! This is our last weekend of summer vacation and the girls will be starting school on Monday! As much as I am dreading the end of summer, I am kind of looking forward to the routine t…
Slim wallets for all! #Kinzd

Slim wallets for all! #Kinzd

Thank you to Kinzd for supplying products for me to review. All thoughts are my own.  I will admit that I like wallets and bags. I have more wallets and bags than I could ever possibly use. I always…
Kick Off the New School Year with These Good-for-You Snacks #MBPBacktoSchool

Kick Off the New School Year with These Good-for-You Snacks #MBPBacktoSchool

Thank you to 5W PR for the samples. All thoughts are my own. We're officially back to school, and are trying our darndest our get back into the 'school year routine.' I have to say, it h…
Marvel Studios' THOR: RAGNAROK Superpower of STEM Challenge!

Marvel Studios' THOR: RAGNAROK Superpower of STEM Challenge!

Calling on Girls to Channel Their Superpowers of STEM for Good and Get a Chance to Win a Trip to the Premiere of Marvel Studios’ THOR: RAGNAROK and a Mentorship presented by Disney, Marvel Studios, D…
How to Make a Green/Eco-Friendly Garage

How to Make a Green/Eco-Friendly Garage

The garage has historically been the most under appreciated room in the home. But after a revival kick-started by makeover shows and an increased value placed upon them by prospective buyers, garages…
For Explosive Family Game Night Fun, Check Out Boom Blast Stix! #MBPSummerFun

For Explosive Family Game Night Fun, Check Out Boom Blast Stix! #MBPSummerFun

Thank you to Moose Toys for providing me with product in exchange for my honest review. All thoughts shared are my own. Now that summer is setling down and school has started, we're getting back…
Can I just get a mulligan?

Can I just get a mulligan?

Today has been one of those days. You know, when you start off three steps behind because you didn't do your to-do list the night before and the day just goes down hill from there.
The Key To A Happy, Healthy, Close Knit Family

The Key To A Happy, Healthy, Close Knit Family

If you've got children, of course you’re going to want all of you to feel happy, be healthy, and remain close knit for years to come. However, there are a few things you’ll need to do if you want…
Sweet Summer Styles for Little Girls by Andy & Evan

Sweet Summer Styles for Little Girls by Andy & Evan

Thank you to Andy & Evan for providing me with product in exchange for my honest review. All thoughts shared are my own. This summer, we've enjoyed visiting so many beautiful and fun places.…
What Makes You Think?

What Makes You Think?

Having a bout of insomnia and realize my brain is always thinking. What do you think about that keeps you up?  How do you shut your mind off?
Hidden Health Problems You Didn't Know You Had

Hidden Health Problems You Didn't Know You Had

Those of you that are avid readers of this blog will know I’ve spoken about being healthy many times before. There are lots of things that come together to decide whether or not you’re healthy. One o…
Travel Back in Time at the Carolina Renaissance Festival Sept. 30 - Nov. 19th + FREE Child Admission

Travel Back in Time at the Carolina Renaissance Festival Sept. 30 - Nov. 19th + FREE Child Admission

Time travel to the Carolina Renaissance Festival where history comes alive with non-stop day-long entertainments, arts and crafts, games and rides, jousting knights on horseback, feasting and so much…
Little Ones Sip in Style with New Chicco NaturalFit Mix It Up Cups + #Giveaway #MBPBacktoSchool

Little Ones Sip in Style with New Chicco NaturalFit Mix It Up Cups + #Giveaway #MBPBacktoSchool

Thank you to Chicco for providing me with product in exchange for my honest review. All thoughts shared are my own. We're getting ready to wrap up the month of August in a few days, and it'l…
Lasagna....the easy, peesy kind!  #tastytiptuesday

Lasagna....the easy, peesy kind! #tastytiptuesday

We love pasta in our house and this is such an easy, peesy recipe!
How To Make Your Garden Feel More Open And Spacious

How To Make Your Garden Feel More Open And Spacious

The main problems with gardens in the 21st century is that they’re too cluttered with all sorts of things, and this is not what people want! They want their garden to feel spacious, to give the kids …
Aravinda Bracelets #Giveaway

Aravinda Bracelets #Giveaway

Today we are presenting a new giveaway sponsored by Aravinda. Aravinda actually has a kickstarter campaign launching soon, and they would love if you could sign up on their website to be the first t…
Tiny Improvements That Can Make A Huge Difference To Your Home!

Tiny Improvements That Can Make A Huge Difference To Your Home!

When it comes to home improvements, a lot of the time, it can be very easy to get caught up with the big jobs. Things like extensions, renovations, and room conversions are the kinds of home improvem…
Cool Back to School Lunch Box Sets from Tupperware + $25.00 Tupperware Credit #Giveaway #MBPBacktoSchool

Cool Back to School Lunch Box Sets from Tupperware + $25.00 Tupperware Credit #Giveaway #MBPBacktoSchool

Thank you to Susan Jackson, Independent Tupperware Consultant, for providing me with product in exchange for my honest review. All thoughts are my own. Last week was my son's first week back to …
Daily Meals for your Busy Life with Recipe Table!  #review #subscription

Daily Meals for your Busy Life with Recipe Table! #review #subscription

Thank you to Recipe Table for providing me with product in exchange for my honest review. All thoughts are my own. I love to cook for my family but like so many others, I find myself so busy that it…
The lifesaver for parents with technology! #Ventev

The lifesaver for parents with technology! #Ventev

Thank you to Ventev for providing me products for my honest review. All thoughts are my own.  In 2014 we welcomed a beautiful baby boy, one that was opinionated and stubborn from day one. As new par…
Change the Way You Define Yourself: Monday Motivation

Change the Way You Define Yourself: Monday Motivation

Sometimes, we are our own biggest critic. We are quick to pick out our shortcomings, and even identify ourselves with them; "I can't make friends easily, I'm too shy", "I can&…
Do It for You

Do It for You

As we become wives and mothers, we can sometimes forget to do things for ourselves.  We forget to put on our makeup and we struggle with making the day to day decisions that will impact not only our…
And the winner is....Mid-August giveaway time!

And the winner is....Mid-August giveaway time!

Happy weekend, all! We're so excited to be announcing winners for our recently hosted giveaways!  As always, please be sure to check your inboxes to see if you have won a giveaway. We announce t…
Weekends with the Wigglesworths- Cramming in All the Fun

Weekends with the Wigglesworths- Cramming in All the Fun

Happy Saturday! While many of you may have already started back to school, we are on our second to last weekend of summer. We don't start back until the 28th, but I cannot get over how close it …
Back to School Help for Parents On the Go! #MBPBacktoSchool

Back to School Help for Parents On the Go! #MBPBacktoSchool

Thank you to Playgro and ZIPIT for providing products for me to review. All opinions are 100% my own. It's that time of year when everything gets hectic. Going back to school is so exciting and …
A Fun Day at Ocean Breeze Waterpark  #Daytrips

A Fun Day at Ocean Breeze Waterpark #Daytrips

If you are in the Virginia Beach area, this is a must visit place!
Mickey & the Roadster Racers DVD + #Giveaway #MBPBacktoSchool

Mickey & the Roadster Racers DVD + #Giveaway #MBPBacktoSchool

Mickey and the Roadster Racers are back with more fast-paced adventures on wheels! Join your favorite characters – Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Daisy and Goofy  – and their high-speed transforming Roadst…
If I Could Only Eat One Thing for Breakfast for the Rest of My Life...

If I Could Only Eat One Thing for Breakfast for the Rest of My Life...

This is it for me!!  I love a toasted everything bagel with cream cheese....lots of cream cheese!  I do eat this for breakfast occasionally but I think I could have it every morning and never get ti…
Get Your Kids Ready to Head Back to Class with Educational Games from Lakeshore Learning + #Giveaway

Get Your Kids Ready to Head Back to Class with Educational Games from Lakeshore Learning + #Giveaway

Thank you to Lakeshore Learning for providing me with product in exchange for my honest review. All opinions shared are my own. This summer has gone by in such a flash! We've been on the road, a…
First Day of School 2017 #WordlessWednesday

First Day of School 2017 #WordlessWednesday

Today, my little dude started back to school for the 2017-2018 school year. I officially have a first grader in my house. How did this happen so quickly? It seems like only yesterday that we were pr…