Sunday, February 26, 2017

The Only Kids Travel Tray Needed! *Giveaway!

Happy almost March, friends! I feel like it's been ages since I've been on my blog... because I guess it has been. Two weeks can seemingly pass by in a flash when life is flying by. With illness rampant through my home and a new full-time career outside of the house -more on that another day- there just doesn't ever seem to be enough time for anything. I will say that I'm lucky with this new job in that Jakob's preschool is on site and he's pretty much always near me. That means lots of time spent in the car for my littlest guy, besides going to school and back each day but also driving Heidi and Lukas around to all their activities and events. 

Nowadays, it's easy to just give the 2-year-old a tablet while in the car and call it a day. I can honestly say that I've seriously cut back on my kid's electronic time and started finding alternative activities, such as books, coloring pages or games. But with a toddler in the car, in a stroller or on a plane, an electronic device was just always the easiest. Not anymore! You guys, I have in the car with me a travel tray to end all travel trays... a solution for those who want their kids to play in the car but not make a mess. I present to you, the Brave Baby Kids Travel Tray

Let me tell you about my new fav, if not forever favorite kid's travel product. This kid's travel tray has everything you need to have a successful outing with your littles. As you can see, it was made by parents who know a thing or two about kids and how they move. This large and sturdy tray top makes for easy drawing, eating, playing or table use while in a car, airplane, train, or stroller. You could probably even take it to the beach or a sporting event -just a thought. The tray top has a waterproof surface that wipes clean easily when mess happens. And it's soft to touch, so when it's buckled on your child's lap, it's comfortable. 

The tray is very easy to use. You start by un-velcroing two side pockets from the bottom and setting the tray on your child's lap. You then place the strap around your child's back or the back of the chair, stroller, seat or car seat, until it clicks into place. The strap is adjustable. Then fill the pockets with your child's favorite things and let them have a safe and enjoyable time in the car. When they're finished, just unstrap the tray and fold over both side pockets. It can easily be stored in the seat back pocket. 

My kids and I love our Brave Baby Travel Tray so much that I want to give one away to one of you mama's out there who could really use one! Just go ahead and enter below... it really is a parent's dream for those busy kids. 

I'd love to know if you could use a travel tray like this one? Best of luck in the Giveaway and thanks for stopping by!

 Thank you, Brave Baby for sponsoring this post.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Not that Kind of Muffin Top... Quick & Healthy Breakfast

You guys, can we talk about mornings and breakfast for a minute? Who here thinks the whole morning routine with kids can get a bit crazy and overwhelming? Gone are the days when I made full pancake and egg breakfasts before school for my kids, ha. Yes, even with 3 kids I would try and make a hot breakfast every morning before school because I wanted to know they were getting a healthy and full meal before school. But that just didn't quite work out in the long run and we've had to rethink this whole healthy, quick and easy breakfast ordeal. Since I feed my kids pretty healthy foods and worry that they're not getting enough of the vitamins and nutrients that they need to be strong and awake during the day, finding the right food choices, especially for breakfast, isn't always easy. That's why when I found something that was a healthier option, something they would eat, and was quick to make, I jumped all over it! 

Let me introduce you to my new favorite breakfast option in our home. VitaTops MuffinTops are seriously what we've been missing in our mornings. Not only are they the best part of a muffin, but they are easy to heat up and come in many delicious flavors. These quick treats that I don't feel guilty about eating or serving to my children are low fat, high fiber, and only 100 to 150 calories. Plus, they are made with only clean and simple ingredients. Each VitaTops MuffinTops has its own unique health benefits, from organic ingredients, flax, chia seeds, protein rich or gluten free. 

We've tried a few different flavors but our favs so far are Deep Chocolate and Wild Blueberry. Lukas loves the Wild Blueberry and has one every morning, whereas Jakob loves the chocolate choice and sometimes has one as a snack. That's what is so great about these VitaTops MuffinTops, that they are perfect for busy mornings or a snack on the go. Some other flavors that are available are Superfood CranBran, Protein Banana Chocolate Chip, Protein Lovers Chocolate, and Peanut Butter Chip.

I found my VitaTops MuffinTops at Target! You can find yours at your nearest Publix, Kroger, Stop & Shop, ShopRite, or Target locations. And right now you can use this >>COUPON<<< to save on your next box of VitaTops MuffinTops

I'd love to know if you've had the opportunity to try VitaTops MuffinTops yet and what you thought of them... or if you're planning to! IF so, please use the >>coupon<< and read more about each flavor and what's inside. And I wish you all a successful morning/breakfast routine! 

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Valentine's Date Night {Style} Ideas

Can you believe that Valentine's Day is less than two weeks away?? What are your plans? A romantic date night with your man... a girls night out with your lady loves... staying in with the family and having a family Valentine's night? I know for me, I haven't had a proper date night on Valentine's Day in years ha. I guess that's what happens after 10 years of marriage and three kids. To me, a Valentine's date doesn't have to be a romantic one, but one where I'm with the people I love. Whether I'm going out on the town, you know, dinner and drinks, or catching a movie with the family after making them a meal full of love, I know it makes me feel good to look my best. 

I've put together a little wish list of all the looks I want for Valentine's day date night. I haven't figured out what I'm doing yet, but I want to be ready. I've been searching through Century 21, an online department store that I've recently fallen in love with. This store has everything for my family and the styles I wear. You know how sometimes you find a look online and when you go to the site there is really nothing else that catches your eye? This is sooooo not the case with Century 21... I literally could get everything in the women's department. So whether you're staying in or going out, have a look at some of the Valentine's Date Night ideas I've found...I'm sure something will catch your eye! 

Now tell me, what would you wear for your Valentine's Date night??

This post was sponsored by Centery21 Department Store. All thoughts & opinions are my own.