Maple Holistics Tea Tree Oil Shampoo

I don’t know about you, but I love learning more about holistic health and beauty. I recently started using essential oils in my house, it’s important to me to find products that promote the health of my family and I’m always on the hunt for natural products that truly WORK. Enter Maple Holistics, a natural and holistic range of products that stands behind its “Holistic Promise” to ensure all customers are satisfied with its beauty products. According to the web site, {Read More}

Positive Parenting with Kudo Banz

Positive parenting… we’ve all heard about, we’ve all tried it, but it’s easier said than done when your kids are acting up and just generally being brats! Enter Kudo Banz, an exciting new product that promotes the ideals of positive parenting in way that’s easy for you and fun for your kids! Kudo Banz promises to teach “kids to listen without yelling so you can spend your family time more positively.” Where do I sign up?! Enter the Kudo Banz {Read More}

My Gnome on the Roam

Summer is so BUSY. Games and camps and vacations and before you know it, September is upon us. I love anything that encourages us to slow down a little and really spend time together as a family, which is why I’m so excited about My Gnome on the Roam. Think along the lines of Elf on the Shelf or Flat Stanley but more interactive, more personal and perhaps more applicable to the hectic lives we all lead. The mission of {Read More}

Day Trip to Idlewild

Looking for a great one-day getaway for your family this summer? Look no further than Idlewild & Soakzone, just 2 1/2 hours from Cleveland and the perfect adventure for your young children! And for a limited time, get discounted tickets for your visit! We traveled to Idlewild this past weekend having never visited before and not quite knowing what to expect. It took us about 2 1/2 hours from the Northeast Ohio area. After parking we had a picnic lunch {Read More}

Choosing the Perfect Anniversary Gift

Spring and summer have traditionally been synonymous with wedding season. And if you’re one of the many who are planning to get married this time of year (or have so recently), it’s also ever after your anniversary season! Of course, as most newlyweds know, finding a gift to celebrate the Mr. or Mrs. Right in your life amidst all of life’s many changes and financial stresses can be difficult. Thankfully, tradition dictates categories of gifts for these important marriage milestones. {Read More}

Trick kids into learning on a Snow Day!

Snow days can be so exciting…..if you’re a kid! Parents, however, need to call off work or scramble in the wee hours of the morning to find a sitter. Not to mention the dreaded question…. “WHAT ARE WE GOING TO DO TODAY?” When they are over the excitement of playing in the fluffy white stuff outside, make some inside! My son and niece wanted to bake a white cake with white frosting for their Snow Day celebration! So I decided to sneak {Read More}

Surviving Hotels with Kids

I love hotels. I love the way they smell, the breakfast buffet, the mini shampoo samples and the excitement of being away from home. I always have, ever since I was a child. So it’s no surprise, now that I have children of my own, to see that they also get a kick out of staying somewhere new overnight. If you have traveled with small children, you know that staying in a hotel can sometimes be the opposite of relaxing. {Read More}

Resolutions

Happy New Year! I’m thrilled to be joining the Momfabfun team as a contributor. It’s a great way for me to kick off 2017 by trying something new. If you’re like me, a new year provides an opportunity to shrug off anything holding you back in the previous year and “start fresh.” We’re all familiar with resolutions, those promises to be healthier, fitter and just generally better. But what about being happier? This year, I’m definitely planning to eat smarter, {Read More}

Laundry Done Right!

There are several things I hate about doing laundry. Especially laundry for the whole family. In my opinion the worst part is putting it away. Sometimes, it sits in the basket for days and we all just root through it. I have a helpful tip that may save you time….which we all could use a little more of! Organize and categorize as you fold. Put all the clothes in piles by person and by drawer that they will be ending up in. {Read More}

Give the Gift of the Greenkeeper Bag!

Ever get to the checkout line at the grocery store and forget your reusable bags in the car? Ever fill your cart and then realize that your bags are underneath all your items? Well, that was the old me. Now, I have the Greenkeeper Bag and will never been unprepared at the checkout again!!    Filled with bags, the sleek design clips to the outside front of the shopping cart so that it does not take up any space where the groceries go. When you are {Read More}