Dove: {Self-Confidence, Insecurities & My #BeautyStory}

Dove #BeautyStories

ShareBeauty habits and advice are often passed down from generation to generation.  Growing up as a child, my mother always taught me to have self-confidence. I looked up to my mother because she was always so positive about herself. She never showed me any signs of insecurities growing up. She was such a strong and inspirational woman. There were times growing up when I struggled with the color of my skin being darker and how I believed that having a {Read More}

Champion for Kids Simple Giving to Local Youth @Champion4Kids {#SnacksforStudents}

Champion for Kids Walmart Aisle

Share It was such a pleasure being able to have the opportunity to work on such an awesome program and simply being able to give back. The best part about this is that I was able to choose an organization of my choice. Champions for Kids has launched the Students Program in Walmart for youth-based organizations that could win a portion of $45,000. It was exciting being able to choose the organization of choice. I chose South Smiths Station Elementary School as the {Read More}

A Smooth Finish with Gillette Fusion Flexball Razor {#SmoothSummer}

Gillette Fusion Flexball

ShareThis shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. In a recent visit to Walmart I picked my husband up the manual Gillette Fusion Flexball Razor as an upgrade from the older version that he had been using.  As a soldier in the military it’s important to maintain a well groomed face. I mean who wants to see a man walking around with a grizzly and itchy face anyways lol. I can’t stand it personally! {Read More}

Back to School Trends from OshKosh {#OshKoshFirstDay}

OshKosh B'gosh

Share  Since learning that OshKosh offers extended sizes I was excited that I was able to shop OshKosh Online for back to school trends for my daughter. Over the years when Niyah was an infant and toddler OshKosh was one of our favorite stores to shop, but I thought that she had outgrown their clothes not knowing that their sizes had extended up to a size 12 which gives her more time to wear the brand since she is only 8. {Read More}

Special Celebrations with Hallmark Value Cards {#CollectiveBias}

Hallmark Value Cards

ShareI 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. Whether it’s a birthday celebration, graduation, bridal shower, anniversary or baby shower Hallmark Value Cards can never fail when it comes to a card so I want to share with you why choosing Hallmark is best. After shopping at Walmart over the weekend I was able to find a few cards for loved {Read More}

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

4 Easy Ice Cooler Recipes

Share  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}

H&M Grand Opening in San Antonio

H&M Grand Opening San Antonio

ShareI’m so excited to share this news with you guys that H&M will finally be opening here in San Antonio. I’ve been waiting for this day for a while now. I didn’t think it would happen before we moved, but luckily it did and I’m here for it. H&M is by far one of my favorite stores simply because they are so affordable. I was super excited when they launched their online shopping last year and even more excited that {Read More}

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

Diary of a Chic Mommy

ShareCompensation 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 go {Read More}

Military Appreciation Month with #ChevySalutes

Military Appreciation #ChevySalutes

ShareCompensation 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 faced {Read More}

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

Champion for Kids

ShareI 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 made {Read More}