Learning about stem cell storage with Cord Blood Registry ®, CBR ® Lab Tour 2016

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Standing inside such a technologically advanced newborn stem cell storage facility was an incredible experience, and rare learning opportunity. An invitation to the #MyStemCellsLiveatCBR Lab Tour 2016 meant we would tour the Cord Blood Registry facility and learn about the amazing process. Our daughter, one-year-old Bianca, visited the facility with me and posed in front of her very own stem cell storage unit, which was unforgettable. A newborn’s blood from the umbilical cord contains Read More... {Read More...}

National Hot Rod Association Arizona Nationals 2/24-26, 2017 ticket giveaway

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For three days, the National Hot Rod Association® is hosting their annual dual in the desert event. The NHRA Arizona Nationals will take place at the Wild Horse Pass Motorsports Park in Chandler, Arizona this Friday to Sunday, February 24 - 26, 2017. In a partnership with the Encore Agency, we are giving away four general admission tickets to the action packed event. Winner can select to attend either Saturday or Sunday. Children under 12 attend for free with no ticket required. Weekend Read More... {Read More...}

Family Fun at the Zoo with TEDDY SOFT BAKES Filled Snacks

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.  #2Good2Bear #CollectiveBias The weather couldn't have been more perfect this week to get outside and enjoy the fresh air. We had family fun at the zoo and I enjoyed watching my daughters share their special sister bond exploring together. Our oldest daughter was six years old when her baby sister was born. She quickly transitioned from an only child to an amazing big sister. It's days Read More... {Read More...}

LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Arizona ticket giveaway to celebrate LEGO® Batman™ Movie Days

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The LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Arizona is the ultimate indoor LEGO® playground. With rides, play zones, a movie theater and even a LEGO factory tour, a day spent at the Discovery Center is full of imagination and fun. Now through March 26th, weekends are even more awesome with LEGO Batman™ Movie Days! We are excited to give four tickets away so you can experience the fun. The LEGO Batman movie has been in theaters since February 10th and the LEGOLAND Discovery Center Arizona is a perfect Read More... {Read More...}

Parmesan Ricotta Dip Recipe

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and ConAgra Brands. All opinions are mine alone. #MangiaTonight #CollectiveBias I was in for a big surprise in the kitchen when I married my Italian husband. He grew up cooking with his grandfather and food is very important to his family. Although he doesn't do it often, spending all day in the kitchen making sauce from tomatoes is a favorite family activity. He doesn't follow recipes; every Italian dish he's made in our home has been Read More... {Read More...}

Every Child Deserves a Healthy Smile, Give Kids a Smile

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This post was sponsored by Give Kids A Smile as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. A child's smile is worth so much. My two daughters are happy girls with more giggles and smiles shared than I could possibly ask for. They are my great love story and every smile adds to our happiness. My daughters are proud of their beautiful bright smiles but there are many children that are not. Sadly too many children continue to Read More... {Read More...}