DIY Easter Basket Goodies from CVS! {Giveaway}

DIY Easter Basket Goodies from CVS

The Easter holiday falls so early this year! I have quite a few Easter baskets to put together, and hope to have all of my shopping done by this weekend. So, I’ll be heading to my local CVS Pharmacy where I am sure to find everything I need for both the teens and little kids… Continue Reading…

Get your fruits AND your veggies with new Tropicana Farmstand Tropical Green!

Tropicana Farmstand Tropical Green

This post brought to you by Tropicana Farmstand. The content and opinions expressed below are that of About A Mom. I have a confession to make. I don’t always eat enough fruits and veggies. It’s not that I don’t like fruits and vegetables, rather I get bored with them. I need to work on coming… Continue Reading…

Bird’s Nest Sugar Cookies

These Bird's Nest Sugar Cookies are simple and sweet way to celebrat spring. Perfect for your Easter baking!

Anyone that knows me, knows that I love birds. My yard has become a popular haven for various species, and I love to sit out on my screened porch to watch them, often with binoculars in hand. I jokingly refer to it as my ranger duties, as I go out to fill the feeders and bird… Continue Reading…

Littlest Pet Shop Pet Fest Premiere + Giveaway

Littlest Pet Shop Pet Fest

Turn your TV to Discovery Family Channel and set your DVR to record on Saturday, March 7 at noon EST, for the premiere of the biggest event in Littlest Pet Shop history – Pet Fest, the grandest music festival to hit Downtown City! In honor of this occasion (and to help spread the word), we… Continue Reading…

Easy Party Food at Family Dollar + Giveaway

Easy Part Food at Family Dollar

Do you love hosting parties? Having friends and family over for a party doesn’t have to be stressful. It should be all about fun! Our latest blog post over on the Family Dollar Blog is all about easy party food. Serve a party spread that is simple to prepare, so that you can enjoy spending… Continue Reading…

Harlem Globetrotters Trivia, plus win tickets to see them play in Augusta or Aiken!

Harlem Globetrotters Trivia, plus win tickets to see the Harlem Globetrotters in Augusta and Aiken!

If you’ve never had the chance to go to a Harlem Globetrotters game, you are missing out. You don’t have to be a basketball fan to enjoy the wildly entertaining antics and trick shots by the Harlem Globetrotters players. We went to our first Harlem Globetrotters game back in 2012 and it was great! I’m… Continue Reading…

Valentine’s for Dogs – Say I LOVE YOU with treats!

Valentine's Day for Dogs

If you are a regular reader of this blog you probably know that our dogs, Winston and Lilly, are well loved pets. It’s no surprise that Valentine’s Day has gone to the dogs… literally! Year round our pups provide us with unconditional love, so it’s only natural that we give the love back and include… Continue Reading…

Tacos with Avocado Salsa

Tacos with Avocado Salsa

The Super Bowl is this weekend. Who are you rooting for? I must confess that I care more about the game day recipes than I do the game itself. Regardless, it’s sure to be a day of good food, good friends and good fun. What’s on my game day menu? Tacos! Tacos are always a… Continue Reading…

Enter to Win a $25 Family Dollar Gift Card!

Family Dollar Giveaway at About A Mom

Have you popped into Family Dollar lately? They have a lot of great Valentine’s Day items right now, along with everything you need to feed a hungry crowd on game day. As always, the value can’t be beat! We have a brand new Family Dollar giveaway to share with you. Laura and I are regular… Continue Reading…

Start the Year with a Nextbook 10.1” 2-in-1 Windows Tablet!

Nextbook Windows Tablet

We are a tech-loving family, so when my friends from E FUN asked if I wanted to review their first Windows tablet, I couldn’t wait to get my hands on it. The Nextbook 10.1″ 2-in-1 Windows Tablet is such a versatile tablet, easily transforming from a superb tablet to a functional PC notebook. Featuring a… Continue Reading…