Creative Writing Space – When You Can’t Hang A Dry Erase Board


Creative Writing Spaces The Problem: Nowhere to hang a dry erase board I have spent the last 5 years trying to solve the problem of our homeschool space not having a room layout that would let me mount a large dry erase or chalk board.  I’ve tried a number of different solutions, but nothing worked perfectly. […]

Gearapalooza 2014 Atlanta With TheBabyGuyNYC


Pregnant in metro Atlanta?  Gearapalooza is an amazing baby gear and registry event being held at New Baby Products.  Not sure what to register for, and want to see and hear about all of the latest and greatest new baby gear?  All of you questions will be answered by many of the brands themselves, Jamie TheBabyGuy, […]

Rainy Days: Family Jumbo Umbrella by totes

  Our beloved dachshund themed umbrella broke at soccer, and despite this summer’s frequent downpours I had not found a decent umbrella that could replace it.  I finally found one!  My kids are thrilled, as this one will cover us all! I’d been looking for a compact umbrella, because honestly the golf umbrellas are a […]

Travel Checklist: Don’t leave home without….


A Travel Checklist #PreparationForVacation As part of planning for your trip, don’t forget about: Making arrangements for your children and pets, if they are staying home. Setting a timer on some interior lights so that there is an appearance of someone being home. Turning off/unplugging all extraneous appliances. Arranging for a neighbor to grab the mail, […]

Caring For Your Senior Pet

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Senior pets often have additional medical needs, and require a little bit more care than your middle aged or younger pet. Of note, if you feel your pet’s behavior has varied significantly from its norm, please consult a qualified veterinarian to provide care for your pet. In my experience here are some important things to consider when […]

Review: BODYARMOR SuperDrink #SuperiorHydration


BODYARMOR SuperDrink Review Disclosure: This posting is sponsored by BODYARMOR SuperDrink.  I received BODYARMOR SuperDrink and compensation to facilitate this review.  My opinions are my own and may differ from those of your own. We were unhappy with the artificial dyes and sweeteners in the brands of sports drinks that we had already tried.  Our family […]

On The Bookshelf


On The Bookshelf With summer closing quickly and only one week left until my kids start back to school, I wanted to get some more reading done, before the absolute rush of the school year overtakes me. I have a number of books on my current bookshelf to read, have just finished reading, or am […]

Rum Punch Love $100 Giveaway


Welcome to the Rum Punch $100 Gift Card Sweepstakes Sponsored by Rum Punch Hosted by Mom Powered Media & Conservamom Are you looking for a line of products that are not only gorgeous and vibrant like a rainbow, but also carry a sustainable and environmentally friendly label as well?  This is the giveaway for you! […]

Chicken Pot Pie (Biscuit Topping)

scratch chicken pot pie with biscuit topping

Chicken Pot Pie Nothing beats a hearty chicken pot pie for ease of preparation and filling up hungry tummies.  I found that while my children hated traditional pot pie with a crust, chicken pot pie with a biscuit topping was well received.  This recipe made enough for two dinners, completely filling a 9×13 pan.  It […]

$500 Summer Dreams Cash Giveaway

$500 giveaway

Welcome to the $500 Summer Dreams Cash Giveaway! As summer draws to a close and children head back to school, don’t miss summer’s last gasp with the $500 Summer Dreams Cash Giveaway.  Imagine all of the fun things that you had planned to do this summer, and would love to repeat, or didn’t get to […]

$150 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway- Pure Crafted Beds


  Welcome to the $150 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway Event Sponsored by Pure Crafted Beds Hosted by Mom Powered Media & Conservamom Pure Crafted Beds is a company who knows Beds. Their factory was started in 1946 and is still owned by the original family and into their third generation! They began by renovating porch […]

$4k Grand Prize! Tea Collection KinderCone Giveaway

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**The links in this post are affiliate links and I will receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking on my link. Tea Collection KinderCone Giveaway: $4k Grand Prize! The first day of school can be a bit nerve wracking, and to alleviate some of the anxiety and put a little fun […]

DIY: Dog bow tie, and dog collar and tie

DIY Dog Bow Tie

DIY Dog Bow Tie, and Upcycled Bow Tie and Shirt Collar This is my current foster dog Rawlin.  He hasn’t been to the groomer yet, so I decided that some menswear would help get the word out that this adorable 1 1/2 year old doxie will be adoptable in the near future.  Who could resist his shaggy […]

It’s All About The Deck Event Sweepstakes – 5 Win


Welcome to the It’s All About The Deck Event Sweepstakes Organized by Mom Powered Media and Purple Monster Coupons Hosted by: Enter Here Canada Back when we first moved to this house, I rented a floor sander and sanded down our deck.  After that, it was cleaned with bleach and a floor cleaner to completely […]

Travel: A Girls’ Getaway to San Diego


A Girls’ Getaway We finally did it!  My best friend and I made arrangements for our kids, and we flew off to San Diego.  I’ve been traveling to San Diego since I was a teen, but this was her first trip.  After we basked in the quiet of not having our little ones underfoot, we […]

Back To School In Style Giveaway – 10 Win

BTS Style Giveaway

​ Welcome to the Back to School in Style Sweepstakes Mom Powered Media wants to show you how much education means to us and the future of our wee ones and are personally sponsoring a Target and American Eagle Gift Card! My kids look forward to fresh, sharp crayons every fall, along with crisp, clean […]

Summer Grillin’ Party II – Red Gold Tomatoes #RedGoldRecipes


Disclosure:  I received a Summer Grillin’ Party Kit to facilitate this blog post. Red Gold Tomatoes  I am always looking for tasty main dish recipes that are easy to prepare and full of flavor.  This year’s Summer Grillin’ Party doesn’t disappoint.  There are six new recipes: the spicy tomato burger, Caribbean chicken burger, grilled tuna […]

Sewing A Purse

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Sewing A Purse I decided that I wanted to sew a purse, after I found Best of Stitch Bags To Sew at the local library.  I chose to start with the faux leather slouch bag.  I will be honest that I found this project stretched the limits of my sewing capabilities, and I did spend […]

Petbrosia Review

quality pet food

Disclosure:  We received Petbrosia pet food in order to facilitate this review. As a family that sees quite a few dogs come through our doors, we tend to take  our dog food seriously.  Some of our foster dogs have had severe food allergies as well as compromised immune systems due to neglect.  Our own dogs […]

Back To School Tech Sweepstakes – 21 winners!

BTS Giveaway

Welcome to the Back To School Tech Sweepstakes! At Mom Powered Media, we believe in higher education and want to help our network readers get there. To help you do just that, we are giving one lucky reader a $500 Visa Gift Card and HP 14″ Chromebook PC. There will also be 20 second place […]