Schlitterbahn Resorts: Mom’s Ice Chest Challenge {#BahnCooler}

4 Easy Ice Cooler Recipes

ShareTweet  Schlitterbahn loves families and the proof is in the ice chest – families can save by bringing their own ice chest to the park! When you combine that with free parking it’s clear – you’re hard pressed to find a more family friendly park! Bringing in an ice chest does more than save money for your family – it lets you take care of those fussy eaters and stay all day! Packing an ice chest with our kids favorites {Read More}

Meet My Not-So-Everyday Hero, My Spouse {#ChevySalutes}

Diary of a Chic Mommy

ShareTweet Compensation for this post was provided by Chevrolet via MSB New Media, All opinions expressed in this piece are my own. My husband joined the military right out of high school. He was around 19 when he left for basic training in 1999. In the beginning he wasn’t so sure that he would make the military his career or not. He started out in the Army Reserves and shortly after he completed both basic training and AIT (Advanced Individual Training) he decided to {Read More}

Military Appreciation Month with #ChevySalutes

Military Appreciation #ChevySalutes

ShareTweet Compensation for this post was provided by Chevrolet via MSB New Media, All opinions expressed in this piece are my own. Many of my family members have served or are serving in the military. Two of my mom’s younger brothers both served in the military. My youngest uncle served in the U.S. Navy for about 6 years and my other uncle served in the U.S. Army for 14 years before he was medically retired so I’m very well aware of the challenges that they {Read More}

Champions for Kids: {The Importance of Breakfast for Kids} #SIMPLEGiving

Champion for Kids

ShareTweet I recently found out about Champion Kids and I love what this program stands for. Growing up as a child my mother made it known that breakfast was the most important meal of the day and she made sure that my sister and I were up on time every morning even on the weekends so that we would have a full stomach before we headed off to school. As I became a mom and had kids of my own I {Read More}

Valentine’s Day Date Night Ideas #KYdatenight #ad

Date Night Ideas with K-Y

ShareTweet  Disclosure: I am a member of the Collective Bias® Social Fabric® Community. This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its advertiser. Hello Lovelies & Happy Monday!  It’s important as a couple to keep intimacy in your relationship. I’m sure we all have been guilty of neglecting our significant other at some point, but it’s important to remember to take time out for one another away from our personal lives to keep the spice {Read More}

Back to School with Target via Instagram {#KidsGotStyle}


ShareTweet I know that we are all Target lovers at heart…if not you don’t know what your are missing. I’m beyond excited to be working with Target just in time for the upcoming school year with #kidsgotstyle Stylagrams. Here’s the good part….Target is also providing YOU with the opportunity to tag and share your pictures on Instagram too…How cool is that?! Way Cool! A few days ago I shared a picture of my daughter Niyah via my Instagram tagged #KidsGotStyle! {Read More}

Staying Connected with Skype & Contest Details

Vow Renewal

ShareTweet In my previous post Stay Connected with Loved Ones via Skype I mentioned how important it was for my family and I to stay in contact with my husband during deployments. It’s also important for us to stay in contact with our family who lives hundreds of miles away. The military lifestyle is definitely a challenging one and often times we aren’t able to be near the ones we love and we turn to Skype for the times when {Read More}

Staying Connected with Loved Ones via Skype

Military Ball

ShareTweet   Hello Lovelies, If you are a long time reader then you are already aware that I’m a military spouse. The military lifestyle can be a stressful on families being that we are constantly dealing with our loved ones being away whether it be for training, school or the worst of all deployments. My husband has been deployed twice once from 2003-2004 and again when we were stationed in Hawaii from 2008-2009. When they deploy it could be for {Read More}

Macy’s Heart of Haiti Holiday Stars #CleverHaiti

Macy's Heart of Haiti

ShareTweet Hello Lovelies & Happy Holidays I received this lovely handcrafted Heart of Haiti Star from the #CleverHaiti campaign and want to share with you who are the stars in my life. The stars of my life will always be my children. I’m so thankful and blessed to have such wonderful kids. They are my world and my everything. It’s amazing to see them grow right before my eyes and I look forward to what’s in store for their future. {Read More}

Malibu Grand Prix of San Antonio


ShareTweet   Hello Lovelies, If you live in or around the San Antonio area Malibu San Antonio has everything you need to celebrate birthdays, have a party, corporate parties, events and team building, and for family gatherings. It’s the perfect place for friends and families to get together and cut loose with fun, games, and great food. With Bumper Boats, Go Karts, Arcade, Miniature Golf, Batting Cages, and so much more, there’s every way to play at Malibu San Antonio! {Read More}