Friday , 30 January 2015

Books

Easy Ways to Save Money On Travel

Moms Guide to Saving Money on Family Travel

I’m SO excited today. And not even about my stuff. I’m excited for my girl Tawanna, queen of the cruises, boss of the beaches, princess of the planes! This is the girl I bombard with my crazy ideas. The chick I text late at night with “let me ask you something?” and then go into my barrage of whatever new ... Read More »

Movies and Books: With This Ring and The Vow

With This Ring, premiering on Lifetime on January 24th, 2015!

I met Denene last year as we were both participants of Blogust ’13. The minute I saw her, I fell in love. It wasn’t just the bomb ass outfit she had on, but the spirit that emanated from her being. Because that’s what matters, folks. Thing is: I had NO idea who she was, outside of her being the brain ... Read More »

Santa’s Zany, Wacky, Just Not Right Night Before Christmas

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Maybe this book should be called When Santa Goes Wild. Okay, so maybe the word here shouldn’t be “wild”. Perhaps the word is rogue. Santa goes rogue in this book and what ensues is all kinds of hullabaloo that cannot be missed. What would you expect from a book called Santa’s Zany, Wacky, Just Not Right Night Before Christmas? You’re probably thinking ... Read More »

Waking Up White

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Let’s just drop this title in under the “things I could never say” category. Amirite? Confession: I’m not finished with the book. But dammit I couldn’t wait to tell you about it. This week has found me completely frustrated with the privileged white people of social media. It started with the comments I read on a MomsRising Facebook photo and seeped ... Read More »

A Blogger’s Guide to Keeping It Together

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I am often asked how I get it all done. How I keep it together. Truth is, I haven’t been because I haven’t gotten myself organized. So I had to remedy that situation because I’ve always worked better when I can keep the happenings of life together. That’s how Organizada was born. A compilation of things I keep track of, ... Read More »

Exclusively Pumping Breast Milk: Well Worth the Work

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My exclusively pumping breast milk journey began like many mother’s journeys. My illusions of a natural child birth were demolished by a previous surgery that caused concern about whether my uterus would be able to labor effectively. Add a baby that was already over 8 lbs. and the c-section was quickly scheduled for a week before my due date. See, ... Read More »

Reading With PlayTales

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Disclosure: I was provided with a subscription to this app in order to review it. There’s nothing like story time around these parts. We have way too many books and keep adding to the collection every chance we get. But the frog princess has been enjoying e-books lately thanks to PlayTales. What Is It? PlayTales is magic. With a library ... Read More »

Mami Reads: Mindfulness Workbook for Dummies

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Disclosure: I received a copy of this book to review First, let me tell you what mindfulness is: the quality or state of being conscious or aware of something. a mental state achieved by focusing one’s awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one’s feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations, used as a therapeutic technique. With all that ... Read More »

Down the Rabbit Hole With Alicewinks

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Disclosure: this is a sponsored post. Also, I may or may not have brushed my teeth before writing this (don’t ask) I’ve recently been wondering about reading chapter books to the frog princess. Not that we are done with picture books, mind you but, I’ve just been wondering when (and what) I could introduce these gems to her. Prologue Rumor ... Read More »

If You Love Scandal, You’ll Love These Books!

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Okay so, this should probably be called I love Scandal and I love these books. With the end of Scandal I know people are starting to have some sort of preemptive conniption at the thought of the show’s finale this week. Personally, this was me after that last scene: I wanted to give you guys a suggestion: how about you ... Read More »