Are you reading labels on food packages?

Burrito and fruit Salad

This sponsored conversation about reading labels on food packages is brought to you by The Motherhood and Good Food Made Simple. Are you reading labels on food packages? And if you are, do you even know what you're reading? Chances are, probably not. Only thirty-five percent of Americans always read ingredient lists before purchasing packaged food. Of those people, only half of them do so to … [Read more...]

Flu prevention tips

Sponsored: Simple Flu Prevention Tips ~ The Maven of Social Media

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting (#MC) for MedImmune Specialty Care. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating. As if the back to school cooties weren't enough, now were' entering the thick of flu season. Flu "season" is typically October to May, but that doesn't mean you should take precautions all year round. After all, there are some … [Read more...]

Fitness meets Fashion: Best Buy & Shine Activity Monitor

activity monitor

The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. Despite the degree in textiles, the endless classes in design I am only a closet fashionista. I don't own crazy heels or have many "going out clothes" but there are times I want a little pizazz. 2014 is the year I take the bull by the horns with both fitness … [Read more...]

OPEN UP™ and get Sinus Headache Relief

The Maven's OPEN UP™ submission

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Sudafed. You know the feeling. The fog. The stuffed head. The strange color, well, you know. It all adds up to what I refer to as the holiday crud. I get it every few years. Ever since I started getting sinus infections in college I've always loathed the sinus headache. It's eveeeeeeeel. Debilitating. It renders me useless. And unfortunately, … [Read more...]

World Prematurity Day 2013

Quincy - July 5, 2010

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting (#MC) for MedImmune. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating. I first became aware of the real dangers of RSV (Respiratory syncytial virus) when my son, Sebby, was born full term with severe respiratory complications in 2008. In the early summer of 2010, my daughter, Quincy, was born eight weeks early due to … [Read more...]

Eliminate chemicals and create a safer home!

Eliminate chemicals from your home

Thanks to The Motherhood for sponsoring today's discussion on the need to eliminate chemicals and create a safer home! Did you know there are more than 80,000 registered chemicals in the United States? Did you know that scientific evidence continues to point to the chemicals we are exposed to in our daily lives as causing or contributing to the rise in childhood behavioral disorders and … [Read more...]

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