Five Tips to Include More Veggies in Your Kid’s Diet

Five Tips to Include More Veggies in Your Kid’s Diet

If you are struggling with adding more vegetables onto your kid’s plate, you are not alone. Many if not most children find veggies unappealing. In all fairness, they have good reasons. Unfortunately, they still need quite a lot of them in order to stay healthy. Besides, having your kids eat more veggies when they’re young helps make it a habit, which will continue to benefit them as an adult. So how to include more non-potato vegetables into your kid’s diet? What can you do to make sure your kid get those much-needed vitamins, nutrients, and fiber? Read on to find […]

Posted November 1, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, Parenting, TopPosts, / 1 Comment
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Side-Hustle Series: Interview with a Food Blogger

Side-Hustle Series: Interview with a Food Blogger

I am enjoying interviewing professionals about their line of work or their side hustles. Today I am sharing an interview with food blogger, Osjetta. She blogs at Houston Food Fetish (yay Houston!) and has some fun things to share. Here’s a recent fun post featuring the Broken Barrel restaurant she visited in the Woodlands area.   Tell us a little about yourself and your business. Why did you select it and how did you get started? I started blogging as a hobby four years ago. Initially, I thought about Houston Food Fetish because I love to eat food and I was […]

Posted October 30, 2017 by Julie in Work, / 0 Comments
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Side-Hustle Series: Interview with a Media Personality

Side-Hustle Series: Interview with a Media Personality

I am enjoying interviewing professionals about their line of work or their side hustles. Today I am sharing an interview with a media personality! TotallyRandie of Itsnationalday.com launched a successful show and is telling all about it here today. Tell us a little about yourself and your business. Why did you select it and how did you get started? I am a Media Personality/Lifestyle Blogger. I launched in July of 2013 (totallyrandie.com) looking to just cover my random life. That turned into me signing on to one of Houston’s biggest digital and print magazines as one of their top reporters/interviewers. December 4th, […]

Posted October 24, 2017 by Julie in Work, / 1 Comment
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Fun Math & Fitness Activity for Preschool

Fun Math & Fitness Activity for Preschool

Today I have a great learning activity to share. What I like about this activity is it can be adapted for one child or a playgroup. You can do it with numbers, shapes, colors, and any combination you can think of. Just a bit of chalk and let the child who is just learning the names of these shapes or numbers run around and burn some energy while learning. Run Around the Numbers Preschool Activity Get ready to play with numbers outdoors! Your child will actively build a strong math foundation while playing outdoors. This game is also an excellent way […]

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2017 Holiday Gift Guide for Everyone on your List + Giveaway

2017 Holiday Gift Guide for Everyone on your List + Giveaway

Are you already thinking about the holidays? I’ve got quite a few gift guides I’m putting together and some great ones I have put together in the past.  I’ll highlight some great goodies from all the lists here and point you to where you can see more ideas! Please note that I may be compensated for sharing some items on my gift guides, but opinions and the decision to feature the items are my own! Affiliate links are used to share these products with you, providing me a small compensation should you make a purchase, at no additional cost to you. […]

Posted October 20, 2017 by Julie in Gift Guides, Giveaways, Sponsored, TopPosts, / 3 Comments
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Can Breastfeeding with an STI Harm My Baby?

Can Breastfeeding with an STI Harm My Baby?

  Can Breastfeeding with an STI Harm My Baby? Tips for Mothers   As a new mother, there are certain risks you just don’t want to take. If you became infected with an STI before or during pregnancy, chances are that your doctor helped you manage the situation to preserve both your own health and the health of your newborn. If you became infected after delivery and you’re still breastfeeding your baby, you should stop until you know whether or not it’s a good idea. Diseases That Can Be Passed Through Breastfeeding Not every STI can be passed through breastmilk, but […]

Posted October 17, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, Health, Parenting, / 0 Comments
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Easy and Fun Halloween Spider Craft for Toddlers

Easy and Fun Halloween Spider Craft for Toddlers

Fall is so much fun and opens you up to a ton of great activity ideas, so I decided to try a quick and simple craft for Halloween with my toddler. I picked spider as our theme since he loves the song “The Itsy Bitsy Spider” and I figured it would be an easy craft to make. We actually did this one when he was home sick one Monday, as it helped cheer us both up. I love all things Halloween, so getting a bit silly and crafty with my son is perfect and fun for both of us.   […]

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Gift Ideas your Friends will Geek Out Over

Gift Ideas your Friends will Geek Out Over

The holidays are so much fun for the geeks in all of us. I mean, all the amazing books, shows, and movies now have stuff we can buy and hang on walls or place on shelves! Or play with, if you’re not a collector but more of an enjoyer. Here are some fun ideas for gifts for your geeky friend or family member. Or, honestly, yourself. Affiliate links are used in this gift guide to share these product ideas with you. Should you make a purchase, I will earn a commission at no additional charge to you.   Gifts For […]

Posted October 12, 2017 by Julie in Gift Guides, / 1 Comment
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Prime Photos with Alexa on your Amazon Fire TV – A new kind of family time

Prime Photos with Alexa on your Amazon Fire TV – A new kind of family time

Thanks to Amazon for sponsoring this post and providing prizes for the giveaway! Opinions are my own.     Sharing family photos and spending time enjoying memories is wonderful. My parents are obsessed with taking family photos and arranging them in albums. I’m more into the digital side and viewing the photos on a big screen. Did you know you can see photos and play a slideshow of your albums on the Amazon Fire TV? Just ask Alexa. How do you view Prime Photos on the Amazon Fire TV? I have mentioned Prime Photos before. It is an awesome option […]

Posted October 11, 2017 by Julie in Family, Gift Guides, Sponsored, / 0 Comments
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Side-Hustle Series: Interview with Blogger Victoria

Side-Hustle Series: Interview with Blogger Victoria

I am enjoying interviewing professionals about their line of work or their side hustles. Today I am sharing an interview with Victoria, who shares how she became a full-time blogger.     Tell us a little about yourself and your business. Why did you select it and how did you get started? My name is Victoria and I’m a full-time blogger at Lylia Rose. I never set out to be a blogger, it accidentally happened! I originally sold cards on Etsy, which evolved into jewelry, then my own fashion accessories website. I started blogging as a way to get more traffic […]

Posted October 10, 2017 by Julie in Website and Blogging, Work, / 0 Comments
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