Preparing for Back to School: How Do You Relax?

relaxing with Tradewinds tea

Disclosure: I’m┬ápart of the Mom It Forward Influencer Network and was asked to write about #MomentsToSavor and Tradewinds Tea. Yes, I’ve been compensated for this post but all opinions are my own! #AD Whew, I can’t even believe that it’s back-to-school time. And, while I’m not sure if it’s a blessing or a burden, I know one thing: this time of year is CRAZY for my family! Before I know it, autumn will be happily sneaking up on me (bring on Halloween!), and I’ll be spying autumn decorations on the…

Back to School with South Hills Village Mall: What’s Hot for 2017

South Hills Village Disney Store

I love mall shopping. And, while that could be an entirely different story, one of the reasons is that I get to spend time with my teen daughter. The Kid and I got down to back-to-school-shopping business on a recent visit to South Hills Village Mall in Pittsburgh, PA. We hunted for bargains and necessary items, but what we ended up doing the most was having fun! Here’s the scoop on what’s hot for back to school in 2017! We had such a fun time partnering with the folks at…

Five Simple Back to School Hacks #PGDetailsMatter

Cascade Power pacs lunch box

This post was sponsored by P&G as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Check your calendar: it’s that time of year again. And, although it’s generally a delight for parents, I can already see the sad looks in the eyes of children that are shopping in department stores with their parents- when the back to school displays hit the shelves there’s no denying the obvious. It’s also a time of year that gives me a smart realization: I need to begin…