Spice Up Family Pizza Night

I was compensated for this review of Papa Murphy’s and their new Buffalo Chicken pizza featuring Frank’s RedHot. The thoughts and opinions below are entirely my own. #SpiceYourSlice #Ad

Spice Up Family Pizza Night #SpiceYourSlice #ad

Our weeks fly by during the academic year. Hubster’s schedule is a blur of meetings, student programs, on-call duty and office hours. C enjoys attending school every day, and Baby Jo and I have fallen into a daily routine. The whirlwind of our weeks make the time we have together extra special. We try to fit in quality family time whenever we can and that includes family meals at the table. Our family of four loves to get take and bake pizza from Papa Murphy’s for a family pizza night.

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Game Day Chili Recipes: 10-Minute Chili Bar

10-Minute Game Day Chili Bar #ProgressoGameDay #sp

Game Day is a big event in our household. The four of us proudly wear our team jerseys and every event is scheduled around the game. It’s a way of life in our part of the country and I wouldn’t have it any other way! When our team plays on Sundays at noon or on Monday nights, I feel a bit rushed to get food prepared before kickoff. I don’t want to miss the game because I’m stuck in the kitchen! This is where Progresso Chili comes into play. I like to use Progresso Chili to create a 10-minute Game Day Chili Bar.

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Support Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals – and a $25 Walmart Gift Card Giveaway!

Disclosure: I received a Walmart gift card in exchange for this post. The Walmart gift cards and information have been provided by P&G. As always, the thoughts and opinions below are entirely my own.

Hospital Day 4

I vividly remember the days leading up to C’s initial hospitalization. The thought of a gtube was a far-off possibility, but then he stopped drinking water or eating food. He stopped climbing, jumping and dancing. He became lethargic. We were told to travel to Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, a Children’s Miracle Network Hospital, to be admitted. Our stay lasted a few days. He received an NG tube during that visit, which was a feeding tube inserted into his stomach via his nose. We were taught how to measure the tube before each feeding to ensure it was still located in his stomach. We were taught how to tube feed our child formula since he would not eat by mouth.

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Make your own all-natural diaper cream and skin cream with essential oils.

Disclaimer: You must not rely on the information on this website as an alternative to medical advice from your doctor. These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent disease. I am a Simply Aroma Independent Consultant and links in this post go to my business page.

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Multitasking for young families with Pennzoil oil changes at Walmart

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.#DropShopAndOil #CollectiveBias

Most of the time, being a one-vehicle family is pretty simple for us. We live on campus, Hubster walks to work, and the kids and I are free to use the car during the day. The one thing I dread? Taking the car in for maintenance. I do not like waiting with two small children while our car is in for an oil change! That feeling of dread faded away when we visited the Automotive Care Center at our local Walmart.

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Lilla Rose Review and Giveaway

Disclosure: I received complimentary product for review purposes. The links below are to a family member’s Lilla Rose business. 

I have a love-hate relationship with my hair. It’s thick, curly and unruly. When humidity strikes, I can either choose to look like a poof ball or put my hair up. The same old hair elastics get a little boring, though. Lilla Rose offers a line of pretty hair clips and jewelry to add some sparkle and fun to your look. Now I don’t need to look like I had to put my hair up on a rainy day. I can put my hair up and still look on point! Dark hair and fluorescent university lighting make this a little difficult to see, but the flexi held my super thick, mid-back length hair.

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