How To Make Money Blogging

People often ask me if I make money blogging. The answer is yes. Is it a steady salary? No. Today, I’ll let you know some of my inside secrets on where the money comes from. December Affiliate Link Earning from AMAZON: $49.67 December YouTube and Google Adsense: $191.74 December Sponsored Content and Ads: $507.77  Is […]

Family Fun with #JustDanceKids2014

#JustDanceKids2014 @anniestow

Disclosure:  I participated in this post on behalf of Burst Media. I was compensated for my time and commitment, but all opinions are my own. This post is sponsored by Just Dance Kids® Does your family like to bust a move? Cut the rug? Laugh? Act silly? Your family can have tons of fun together […]

Get A Little Greener with Seventh Generation {Giveaway}

Seventh Generation Prize Pack @anniestow

I used to think going green was something reserved for the upper crust, the elite, those folks with boat loads of money. I thought there was no feasible way for a busy family like ours to ever consider “going green.” But that’s not the case and I need to pay closer attention to the harsh […]

Driving to Disney World

Ever think about driving to Disney World while 32 weeks pregnant with your third child? It can be done, people.  Most of you thought we were completely NUTS, doing it all in just one week, but where there’s a will, there’s a way.  We did it and we’d do it again if we had to! […]

A Fancy Wipe Clutch for Moms


I’m a classy broad with three kids.  I’ve succumbed to the messy, large bottomless pit purse that can hold everything.  Who has time for a diaper bag?  Not me.  I’m a classy broad.  I carry my wipes the only way I know how: Until a few weeks ago.  Say hello to the wipe clutch by K. […]

Our First Trip to San Diego


No car seats, no temper tantrums, no sippy cups.  No kids, no zoo, no Sea World. Instead, a Ford Mustang convertible, a heat wave, the frat boys and a wedding. It didn’t suck.  Not one bit. I think we’ll go back again someday.  Maybe next time we’ll have to bring the kids and hit up […]

CVS MinuteClinic: Sick Visit

MinuteClinic Waiting

I just popped my last amoxicillin pill.  Man, do those things taste like crap when they land on your tongue.  ‘Twas July from hell.  I told you before, being sick in the summertime sucks. It all started on July 3rd, 2012.  Well, that’s a lie really, because Mr. Aidan reportedly began having ear pain a […]

I’m Declaring My Sweet Independence

Hershey's Simple Pleasures Vanilla Creme

Ya know, this week pretty much sucked, royally.  I’m usually a pretty up-beat kind of gal.  My glass tends to be half-full and I know I’m blessed in countless ways.  But you know when you’re just feeling like ($@% and can’t seem to snap out of it?  That was me this week.  And being sick […]

Happy Anniversary Chris!


The first best day of my life:  7/10/04.  Eight years, bring on the bronze!  What a day it was!  Here’s to many, many more.  And maybe just one more baby?   Happy Anniversary, Chris!  Love you! Oh, and I’m sorry that tonight happens to be the night that I’m going out with the girls to […]

In the Tub

What’s more fun than bath time?  Nothing.  Absolutely nothing.