Are Summer Allergies Still Getting You Down? {Giveaway}

Relieving Summer Allergies

Spring and Fall aren’t the only seasons for allergies. Many of the same allergy triggers that make you feel bad in the spring can last through the summer months. Pollen, ragweed and grasses are common allergens. Yup. That lush green lawn you’ve been working so hard on… it’s probably causing some allergy symptoms. In the… Continue Reading…

Strider Bike Review and Giveaway!

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If you have a toddler, than you know how excited they get at the sight of seeing others ride bikes and how anxious they are to ride one on their own! Riding a bike is a big step and takes a lot of time, practice, and patience. If your toddler is anything like mine, then… Continue Reading…

My Favorite Summer Things Giveaway

My Favorite Summer Things Giveaway on About A Mom

You might recall that last holiday season we brought you a My Favorite Things Giveaway Event that was oh-so amazing! A fabulous group of bloggers came together to each offer a giveaway including some of their favorite things. Are you ready for the My Favorite Things Summer Edition? This time around 16 of your favorite… Continue Reading…

Summertime Pool and Beach Bag Essentials {Giveaway}

Summertime Pool and Beach Bag Essentials

It’s beach bag season! As of last weekend, it is officially summertime. Before you hit the sand and the waves you need to be prepared. The same goes for your backyard or community pool. I have rounded up some pool and beach bag essentials from one of my favorite places to shop, CVS. They have everything… Continue Reading…

Nokia Lumia 2520 Tablet Giveaway

Nokia Lumia 2020 Tablet Giveaway on About A Mom

I utilize a lot of Windows 8 apps in my day to day life, and summertime is no exception. In fact, I might even use more apps this time of the year. There are gardening apps to help the novice gardener like myself and travel apps to assist in the planning and booking of our summer… Continue Reading…

How to Make Your Own Backyard Miniature Golf Course {Giveaway}

How to Make Your Own Backyard Miniature Golf Course

I keep hearing news reports about how gas prices are on the rise this summer, so it’s no surprise that more and more people are opting to stay home this summer in lieu of expensive family vacations. Staying home doesn’t mean you have to pass on a fun family vacation. I recently wrote an article… Continue Reading…

Ultimate Ice Cream Social Giveaway

Ultimate Ice Cream Social Giveaway at AboutAMom.com

I have teamed up with an amazing group of bloggers to bring you a pretty sweet giveaway! One lucky person is going to win everything you need to host the Ultimate Ice Cream Social! Who doesn’t love a good ice cream party, especially in this summer heat?! The Ultimate Ice Cream Social Prize Pack Includes:… Continue Reading…

How to Train Your Dragon 2 {Giveaway} #HTTYD2

How to Train Your Dragon 2

As the mom of a son, I have spent countless hours watching movies like How to Train Your Dragon, and enjoying the adventures of characters like Hiccup and Toothless. How to Train Your Dragon, the first in a series of three movies was such a fun family film. I am super excited for the release… Continue Reading…

Spring has Sprung at Family Dollar {$25 Gift Card Giveaway}

Spring has Sprung at Family Dollar

Family Dollar Spring Decor Spring has officially sprung at Family Dollar stores! Everywhere you look inside of Family Dollar are signs of spring, and that includes the home décor section of the store. Check out our newest post on the Family Dollar Blog to see some of the great spring décor pieces that Laura and… Continue Reading…

RaceTrac’s Sodapalooza FreeFill and $25 Gift Card Giveaway

Sodapalooza FreeFill

This post was written by me on behalf of RaceTrac. I was compensated for the review, however all views and opinions are 100% my own. Summer is right around the corner! Are you ready to stay cool in the summer heat? One of the best ways of doing so is staying hydrated. Beginning this month,… Continue Reading…

Spruce Up Your Kitchen or Bathroom with Softsoap Decor Collection {Giveaway}

Softsoap Decor Collection

Sometimes the it’s the simplest thing that can really spruce up the decor in your home, even better when it serves a dual purpose. The new Softsoap Liquid Hand Soap Décor Collection available at CVS does just that. The Softsoap decor collection comes in three fabulously fragrant varieties, Peony & Plum, Water Mint & Orchid… Continue Reading…

Treat Mom to Mother’s Day Jewelry from Eve’s Addiction {Giveaway}

Mother's Day Jewelry from Eve's Addiction

Mother’s Day came a little early for my mom, Laura. I don’t typically do  a lot of product reviews. It has to be something that I really want for myself or think might be really great for someone else. The latter applies to this Mother’s Day jewelry piece from Eve’s Addiction. Mom is really into… Continue Reading…

New Flavors and Menu Items at Pei Wei

Pei Wei Asian Diner - Thai Lime & Chile with Chicken

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Pei Wei Asian Diner for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. My friend and I had the opportunity to try out Pei Wei Asian Diner last night. Neither of us had ever been there before. We didn’t know what we were missing out on!… Continue Reading…

My Favorite Things for Spring 2014 and a Giveaway!

My Favorite Things - Spring 2014

Do you remember last November when we teamed up with A Helicopter Mom and 17 other bloggers for a MEGA My Favorite Things Giveaway. I’ll let you in on a little secret. We’re talking about having another one this summer, and it’s going to be even bigger and better than the last one. I must… Continue Reading…

Make Milk Fun with MilkSplash Milk Flavoring {$25 Target Gift Card Giveaway}

MilkSplash Milk Flavoring

My son has always loved drinking milk. When he was younger, I had to keep a close eye on the fridge. Otherwise, he would go through a whole gallon of milk in one afternoon and not eat his dinner. He still loves drinking milk, even as a young adult. It made me smile recently when… Continue Reading…