How to Manage Your ALLERGY FACE®!

July 10, 2014
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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of ZYRTEC®. A few weeks ago I asked for help from Momof6 readers in identifying some of the plants/weeds I have growing in planting beds around my house- because I had no idea what they were, and whether or not I should allow them to [...]

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Every Day Ways to Save Money This Summer {#my360independence}

July 8, 2014
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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Capital One 360. It is a core value to me to make sure that we spend our money wisely- so that we can do the things that are important to us…. focusing on giving our kids a good education, opportunities to participate in healthy [...]

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Organizing Sunscreen and Sunglasses for Fun in the Sun!

July 5, 2014
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Now that we are in full-on summer mode, the kids and I are constantly headed out the door to play outside, swim in the pool, go out on a hike, and so on. And while I keep extra bottles of sunscreen in the car and also in my backpack- the best solution is for me [...]

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6 Great Ideas for Celebrating the 4th of July!

July 2, 2014
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I can’t believe how fast the Independence Day celebration has creeped up on us! So as we look forward to spending some time with extended family, hanging out by the lake, enjoying a BBQ, and ending the day with fireworks and s’mores… I thought it would be fun to share some great ideas for celebrating [...]

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What Type of “Vacationer” Are You?

June 30, 2014
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This past weekend the kids and I enjoyed an amazing vacation up in Lake Placid, New York. We divided our time between out-in-nature adventures and Olympic-themed activities. I need a couple of days to catch my breath and download all of the photos before I can share all of the deets with you here….(not to [...]

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#SuburbanMom Spa Finder Gift Card Winners!

June 30, 2014
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Motherhood is indeed a pretty memorable experience… every day gives you the chance to see your kids in a whole new way- to learn something new about them as they tell you a story from school or something they learned while reading a book, or how they felt about a discussion with a friend. And [...]

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How to Organize Paperwork and Kids School Art Projects!

June 26, 2014
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Today’s post comes from regular Momof6 contributor, Crystal Sabalaske… School is over for the year, and it’s quite apparent that I have more papers and craft projects to sort through right now than I did throughout the rest of the school year. Every day during the last week of school, the kids brought home workbooks, [...]

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“Own” What You’ve Got! And Then Be Happy About It! {$125 Giveaway!}

June 25, 2014
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So back in December, Steve and I and the kids packed up all of our belongings and moved across town to a new home. And when we were in the throes of house-hunting, we had a few non-negotiable conditions: 1. Be within a specific price range and under a specific property tax amount. 2. Remain in [...]

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Homemade Hot Fudge Recipe!

June 23, 2014
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Last week my son Alex “celebrated” his 1/2 birthday (he’s 8 1/2!) by requesting that I make brownie sundaes with hot fudge save for dessert. “No problem” I thought, as I mixed up a double batch of our favorite Ghiradelli brownie mix and popped them into the oven. It wasn’t until later when I was [...]

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Do You Need a Break from Your “Summer Break”? {#SuburbanMom SpaFinder Giveaway!}

June 20, 2014
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Welcome to the official start of summer my friends! Time for things to wind down around here…. lazy days spent at the pool, lots of burgers and dogs on the grill…. s’mores by the evening bonfire, tons of time to read and daydream….. SCREECH! Not exactly! For most Moms, our summer break schedule is almost [...]

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