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Peyton’s Bedroom Update & Mouse + Magpie Giveaway

It’s not often that Peyton’s room is photo worthy but once my items from Mouse + Magpie arrived, I was motived to bring her room back to life.  Mouse + Magpie is a carefully curated decor and furnishing company for kids with big imaginations.  Mouse + Magpie collections consist of artwork, throw pillows, lamps, clocks and sherpa blankets.  Peyton has a big personality and the only thing that is bigger than her personality is her imagination.  Peyton sees everything as an adventure ready to explore.  I’m happy that her room now reflects her big imagination and encourages her to dream big.  Mouse + Magpie has been so kind to allow me to give away a few items to one lucky reader.  Keep reading for giveaway details and more photos of Peyton’s room update.  Continue Reading

Weight Loss Journey Update

This post is sponsored by Poise.  Thoughts and opinions are my own.

Since it Mother’s Day weekend I thought I would update you on my weight loss progress since most of us moms (women in general) struggle with trying to lose weight.  It’s been a while since my last breakdown update.  The last time I shared about my weight loss struggle I was battle the thoughts of giving up.  I’m glad I didn’t.  Here are a few before and progress photos.  I’m not going to use the term after because I’m not done.  This is a lifestyle for me and always will be.  In addition to the progress photos, I also wanted to share what has been helping me on this journey.

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Organic Snacks & Quick Meals for the Family

This post is sponsored by Annie’s for Publix.  Thoughts and opinions are my own.

Over the last 2 years, I’ve been doing my best to provided home cooked meals nights.  It’s a lot of work, but this is the best way I can make sure my girls consume more natural and organic food.  Stocking up on Annie’s Home Grown natural and organic products from Publix saves me time and money than a trip to a specialty store.  This week I saved a few coins at Publix on my organic purchases.  At Publix, when you purchase 4 participating Annie’s products you get a free half gallon of Publix Greenwise Organic Milk.   You can never have enough snacks or milk.

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Jekyll Island Family Vacation Recap {Video}

This time last week we were laying on the beach playing in the sand.  Back to reality.  Peyton headed back to school today eager to share her Jekyll Island spring break details with her friends.  I don’t blame her.  It felt good to get away from the hustle and bustle for a few days with the family.  I thought I would share more details from our trip and stay at the Jekyll Island Club in case you are looking for a quick family getaway.  Continue Reading

Low Carb Turkey Sausage & Cauliflower Rice Skillet Recipe

This post is sponsored by Green Giant.  Thoughts and opinions are my own.

If you’ve been hanging around here for a while, you may have noticed my efforts to get fit and also feed my family nutritious meals.  Unfortunately, my kids don’t have the same goals as I do.  I have to get creative to find ways to get them to eat their vegetables. I’m also working hard to trim a few inches from my waistline by lowering my carbs.  I’ve finally found an easy solution for both issues!  Green Giant recently introduced a new line of frozen veggies, cauliflower rice at Walmart.  Game changer!

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