trick or cheese

By Emily. This post is sponsored by Mini Babybel®, as always all opinions are our own! When I was younger my mom was notorious for giving out non-candy items at Halloween. In fact I think she still does! It took me until my early teenage years to realize because I did   my own trick-or-treating and didn’t think to pillage my own house’s supply. But, when I realized I of course was like, so embarrassed. Thirteen year olds are so delightful, right? Since then I’ve seen her give away whole apples, bags of popcorn, plastic dracula teeth and other cheap party … Read more

oat power balls

By Emily.  This post is sponsored by The Quaker Oats Company, but all opinions are my own.  Keeping with our theme of on-the-go snacks for us moms we knew we wanted to try out the popular power ball trend. Basically a mixture of grains, seeds, nuts, fruits and something to bind it all together so you can store them in the fridge or freezer and pop some in your mouth in a rush.I am still making my chocolate peanut butter protein shake every single morning and now that its been a full year, I can safely say peanut butter and chocolate are just … Read more

OLLY Smoothies!

By Jenna. Being a busy Mom it can be tough to get my nutrition in. I remember hearing people say “I forgot to eat” and thinking how is that EVEN possible. Then I became a Mom! It IS possible. We’ve partnered with OLLY before and my family is die hard over their vitamins, but now they’ve come out with Smoothies and I’m in LOVE! These incredible line of smoothies are not meant to be meal replacements but rather a quick on the go snack or even a yummy dessert. They’re packed with protein and even better, TASTY! One scoop and … Read more

cookie fiasco!

This month’s Mo Mail brought two new books in the Elephant & Piggie Like Reading series: Cookie Fiasco and We Are Growing! These books hit the shelves September 20th! What is the series all about you ask? Best friends Elephant and Piggie introduce kids to their favorite books – brought to life in original stories created by contemporary children’s book authors and illustrators. And of course fun and funny like Mo Willems is known for! Fiasco.Cookie Fiasco is all about four how friends need to problem solve when there are only three cookies!  Our kids are loving this one and … Read more

Night Cereal: Mangoes + Sticky Rice

Brought to you by got milk? Food Loves Milk! By Jenna. Our creativity was so empowered with today’s post! Is there anything better than a bowl of cereal before bed? It’s sort of a ritualistic event that we remember doing all growing up and our kids have taken over. What about when you want to make your bowl of cereal a little more hearty? The milk has carried the weight for too long! 😉 Time to spice it up!I thought it would be fun to make a play on Mangoes and Sticky Rice — if you’ve eaten at a Thai … Read more