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Live Beautifully: Take a #SuaveFamilySelfie and Win #LB2LB #Walmart

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Global Influence. All opinions are my own. This blog complies with FTC advertising guidelines.

Family time for us involves savoring every moment we can get, and filling it with as much love and fun as possible. Both my husband and I are gone all day at work and the time we spend together is not nearly enough. The weekends are overflowing with activities but we love our busy lives and wouldn’t have it any other way. However, it is nice to step back and enjoy an evening by the fire roasting marshmallows or reading a book together with the kids before bed. 

My kids and I take plenty of selfies, and I’ve found many “budding photographer” selfies on my phone. I wonder how those got there!! No wonder my phone comes up missing all the time. We rarely get all five of us in one photo so the picture below is one I will treasure forever. It just shows how goofy and silly we all are.


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Child Passenger Safety Week #Giveaway with Safety 1st {Open to U.S.}


Did you know that September 14-20 is Child Passenger Safety Week sponsored by the U.S. Department of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)? The goal of Child Passenger Safety week is to make sure parents and caregivers are properly securing children (ages 0-12) in the best car restraint whether it be rear-facing, forward-facing, booster, or seat belt. Did you know that car crashes are a leading cause of death for children 1 to 13 years old? Often times these deaths and injuries can be prevented by proper use of child restraints and seat belts. Make sure to visit Momma T and Family for some car seat safety tips from the experts at Safety 1st!

Have you had your child’s car seat checked? This September 20th is National Seat Check Saturday and you can click here to find a car seat check near you!

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Add Warmth to Your Home with Mohawk Area Rugs + #Win a Rug! {Open to U.S.} #ilovemymohawkrug

Disclosure: I received a free product from Mohawk Home in order to facilitate this review. All opinions are 100% my own. This blog complies with FTC advertising guidelines. Kara’s Deals & Steals is not responsible for sponsor prize fulfillment.


With home renovations come great accent pieces to complete the look. In my home I need practical solutions for keeping my home warm and inviting because I have three children. After just two and a half years I can already see our furniture wearing from countless jumping, flips and arms and toes digging into it. With kids come a lot of bumps and bruises as well, especially when 75% of our home has hardwood floors. Area rugs are a must and our living room has been lacking a good one for quite some time. That’s where Mohawk Flooring comes in.

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Save Money On Ingredients for Your Fall Recipes! #FlavorofFall #shop #CollectiveBias

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #FlavorofFall #CollectiveBias


Fall is my favorite time of year, from the temperatures to the flavors and scents. Who doesn’t love a delicious candy apple? With the season quickly approaching, there is no better way to make the most of this time of year than with the perfect combination of M&M’s® and Mott’s®.  Apple is THE flavor of fall! Taste the season with new M&M’s® Candy Apple and Mott’s® Applesauce and Juice. Get your savings on M&M’s® and Mott’s® today before supplies runs out so you can harvest the fun!

Print this coupon to save $1 off any 2 Mott’s Sauce or Mott’s drink.

Use chocolate for some yummy fall recipes. Print this coupon to save $1.50 off any 2 M&M’s brand chocolate candies.

#ad #Enfagrow: Essential Nutrition for Your Toddler + Win an Enfagrow Prize Package {Open to U.S.}


Disclosure: Toddlers can be picky eaters, including mine. That’s why I was thrilled at the opportunity to try out Enfagrow as a part of this sponsored post program.

I’m in the beginning stages of making health and nutrition an important part of my everyday life and making sure my kids get the same treatment is extremely important. We are an active, on-the-go family, and in the past have sometimes forgotten to pay attention to what we put in our bodies. Enfamil was a lifesaver throughout my second daughter’s infancy. Nutramigen was the only formula her little body could keep down. She now refuses to drink milk, so it’s important to give her the vitamins and nutrients she needs in a “yummier” form, her Enfagrow “shake”. At almost three years old, Enfamil products are still a part of her life, as well as my youngest daughter’s.

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Saving $240 a Year on New and Improved Parent’s Choice Diapers! #BabyDiapersSavings #CollectiveBias #shop

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BabyDiapersSavings #CollectiveBias


I’ve had three kids in diapers. We recently potty trained my three year old and now I am down to one baby left who is still in diapers. It’s a bittersweet feeling. Diapering can get extremely expensive when you have multiple children wearing them but hearing the “swish swish” as my babies walk through the house and seeing the diaper surround chubby, adorable baby legs is priceless. I tried Parent’s Choice diapers with my first daughter because of the great low price (just $5.97 a package, compared to over $7 for other brands) but did not have luck with them. Mind you, that was six years ago. They weren’t our preferred choice at the time but with the changes this brand has gone through, I decided to give them another try.

The things I look for when shopping for a diaper are quality, softness, price, and absorbency. I need something that can last through the night, through a long trip in the minivan and something that will move with her as she grows and becomes more mobile. With the changes Parent’s Choice has implemented into their diapers, I was curious to put them on my daughter and give them a test.

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Pure Crafted Beds $150 Visa Gift Card #Giveaway {Open to U.S.}


Welcome to the $150 Visa Gift Card Giveaway Event

Sponsored by Pure Crafted Beds

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Pure Crafted Beds is a company who knows beds. Their factory was started in 1946 and is still owned by the original family and into their third generation! They began by renovating porch furniture and mattresses in the 1940′s, and eventually moved to a modern manufacturing facility located in Lansing, Michigan. They’ve been in business close to 70 years and have brought forth an amazing selection of products that will give you a great night’s sleep. Your comfort is their business!

Each bed is “hand-crafted” and they always strive to provide the best value for each customer, whether at $299 or $2,999.

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Adventures of a Busy Mom with the #Urbini Avi Jogger Stroller #MC #sponsored

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Disclosure: I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting (#MC) for Urbini. I received a product sample to facilitate my review and as a thank you for participating.

My poor younger children. Yes, they will be the ones who have to deal with hand-me-downs, including baby gear. For my third child, I finally made the decision to buy a new car seat. I’ve been telling myself for years that I need to get a jogging stroller instead of continuing to lug around the other stroller types that just don’t have the versatility that a jogger does. A jogger just makes more sense, especially since I am trying to live a healthier lifestyle. So I recently had the chance to try out the Urbini Avi Jogger and squeeze a half hour walk in with my five month old daughter to take in all of its features.

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My Baby Wakes Up Dry, Happy and Ready to Dance! Win A @Pampers Prize Package! #Sponsored #BabyGotMoves #DDDivas


Disclosure: This review was made possible by Double Duty Divas and Pampers. I was provided the featured product free of charge to facilitate my review, but all opinions are 100% mine.

Most overnights with my five month old consist of two small feedings. Sometimes I do those feedings half asleep. All three of my kids and I wake up bright and early, get ready, head to the babysitter’s house and I head to work from 8-5, go to dance classes and soccer, fix dinner, blog, clean up the house and go to bed. It’s a hectic schedule and I have found myself waking up after a feeding with a bottle upside down in my daughter’s bed. The nights are long and sometimes only one diaper change happens. I have honestly tried many different brands, and although I love a few different ones for during the day, Pampers Baby Dry diapers are the only ones who have not leaked through during the night.

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Bubble Bum Portable Booster Seat #Giveaway {Open to U.S.}


We are all constantly on the go and our little one’s safety shouldn’t take a back seat even though they reach a certain age. BubbleBum knows that and they’ve simplified car seat safety for parents of older kids! This is the cost effective, portable, lightweight, brightly colored, inflatable car booster seat for children aged between 4-11 that easily deflates and folds flat so that kids or mom and dad can carry it in a backpack or purse, making it perfect for vacations, rental cars, taxis, school pick up or car pooling.

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