Recent Ponderings…What we are talking about this week

Socket Almost Done

Building a Boxtroll #BuildABoxtrollSweeps #TheBoxtrolls

note: This is a sponsored post for The Boxtrolls movie coming to theaters September 26th. Any and all opinions are my own. We’ve been working hard on our Boxtroll for The Boxtrolls Patch contest. I’m determined to win a trip to the premiere of the Boxtrolls movie in LA on September 26th. Our Boxtroll is […]


$1,000 Back To School Cash #Giveaway

Did you know you can shop, earn, and donate all at once? You are already shopping online or on your mobile devices, so why not donate to a good cause while doing so. iMyne allows you to do just that. Many of the retailers you already know and love actually offer money back as an […]

Don't Wait for the Ice Cream Truck

Don’t Wait for the Ice Cream Truck! #spon #IceCreamRun

note: This is a sponsored post from Global Influence. While I was compensated to post this information, any and all opinions are my own.   It’s finally summer again and it’s time to treat yourself! Go to your local Walgreens and grab what you are craving. This is ideal for hot summer nights with the […]

BTS Transportation F3

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BTS Transportation $500 Southwest #Sweepstakes!

Welcome to the MPM BTS Transportation Sweepstakes Organized by: Mom to Bed by 8 – Special thank you to our supporting co-host bloggers: A Medic’s World, My So Called Balanced Life, Life with 5 monkies, Reviews 411, Monica’s Rants, Raves & Reviews, Michigan Saving and More and Plum Crazy About Coupons. One winner will receive […]

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Life Gets Personal

Orlando Vacation

We are headed to Orlando! #EpicOrlandoVisit

In just a few days we will be loading up 7 kids and 2 adults for an 8 hour road trip. And we aren’t even leaving the state of Florida. Yeah, the joy of living in NW Florida is that when we want to do anything fun, we really do have to drive an hour […]

Tomato Gravy AST

Tomato Gravy. A Southern Tradition.

One of my absolute favorite things in the world is Tomato Gravy. Just ask Chad. I seriously drive all the way across town to get it from a little diner we like to eat at. I grew up eating it , and have never been brave enough to make it myself because I didn’t want […]

Ice Cream Cookie Sandwiches

Ice Cream Cookie Sandwiches

Do you ever just want a cold treat on a hot summer’s day? Here is Florida, we get pretty toasty during mid summer. On those hot days the kids usually holler for some ice cream! Every once in a while you want to do something out of the ordinary and have more than an ice […]

self harm

The Hardest Post Ever

I’ve started, and trashed, this post way too many times. It is too hard to try and get into words how horrid this is. I’ve been through anorexia with Savanna. I’ve been going through ADHD with her for 7 years. I’ve been handling Braden’s ADD for 2 years. We, Chad and I, have been dealing […]

Favorite child

Don’t lie. You know you have a favorite.

As a mom with a crap ton of kids, I can not tell you how many times I have been asked if I have a favorite child. Even the kids ask. And as a mom of a crap ton of kids, I do not like to admit that I do have a favorite child. Even […]

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Monkeying Around…Fun for the kids

Sophia the First: The Floating Palace

Sofia the First: The Love We Share

Sofia the First: The Floating Palace comes to DVD on April 8th! I don't know about you, but I find this Disney cartoon to be super cute and my kids (yes, even my boys) like it. Disney is sharing a … [Read More...]

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