Holiday Drawing Giveaway Time!

As we do every year at managedmoms.com, it’s time to give away some holiday stuff as we kick off the season!  Be sure to check the blog often these next few countdown weeks as we will give away fun and festive stuff frequently to help you with your holiday shopping!  Tis’ the season!  It is […]

AZ Local Unique Boutique: Find Found & Discover Domestic Bliss

Finding Found by Domestic Bliss has been one of my favorite finds ever, especially around the holidays.  Located in Chandler off of Ray Rd. & the I10 freeway in the Casa Paloma shopping center, this desert gem is a beautifully laid out unique boutique shop that sells both exquisite furniture while also featuring smaller festive […]

From My 3TV Segment: Festive Fun Holiday Gift Guide

As I show in my morning show segment every year (and I can’t believe this time is already here again), here is my holiday gift guide full of festive fun ideas for all the different personalities on your list.   Festive Stuff Santa Evidence Kit – How fun is this!  This kit contains clues that Santa […]

Hello 17: My 17 Wishes For My Girl

In one more year, I will have two adults.  I won’t be able to say that I have two children.  Umm…that flew by. Hello 17 one last time.  One last year of having a kid before she becomes a legal adult. Happy 17th Birthday to my girl!  17 got here fast with speedy-beyond-belief-short years…and some […]

All Things Pumpkin – Beauty, Food & Fun

Here is the video of the TV segment I did recently about all things pumpkin on the Your Life Arizona morning show.  From palate-pleasing pumpkin treats, both healthy and decadent, to pretty pumpkin beauty products and more.  Check out my pumpkin pleasing list of stuff that makes us say…orange you glad it’s pumpkin season!  For […]

Super Speedy & Easy Ginger Wonton Soup Recipe

Trader Joe’s always stops me in my shopping tracks when I see the samples tasting bar.  Today’s sample ginger wonton soup was so tasty.  And it was so simple to come home and quickly make for my yummy lunch.  So I had to share this one.  See my quick how-to video below (enlarge to full […]

3 Ingredient Simple Sweet Salty Festive Fall Mix Recipe

Because you don’t have a lot of time (who does?!) here is a managedmoms quick tip recipe.  This festive fall treat recipe only uses three ingredients, looks cool and tastes like a yummy Payday candy bar with an added twist that I tested.See my super short video below to see how to make it and […]

My #1 Favorite Washington DC Hotel Is The Park Hyatt

I have found my #1 favorite Washington DC hotel.  The Park Hyatt!  Since I have family in the DC area and I was a former Southwest Airlines marketing manager, I have traveled to our nation’s capital a lot.  So, I have stayed in many hotels in that area.  My latest stay in July has been […]

Fall Flavors Giveaway Drawing Winner!

As we ring in a new week, let’s start it with a winner!  This week’s winner from my blog’s fall flavors giveaway drawing! A fun and flavorful box of some festive and tasty fall flavors.  Take a look at what our winner gets today! This week’s winner will get the super cute You Had Me […]

Fall Flavors Giveaway Drawing!

Are you falling for fall like I am?  I am loving the cooler temps and I can’t get enough of pumpkin everything.  Pumpkin lattes, pumpkin donuts, pumpkin seeds. I love all of it!  So to celebrate the arrival of fall, this week’s giveaway drawing is a fun and flavorful box of some festive and tasty […]

Orange You Glad It’s Pumpkin Season!

As seen in my 3TV Your Life Arizona morning show segment today.  Orange you glad it’s pumpkin season!  October has rolled around again and with that comes everything pumpkin!  So, I decided to do a fun and festive segment on my morning show with everything pumpkin for the pumpkin lovers, for the pumpkin décor lovers […]

Sun Basket Is Best Recipe Delivery Kit Hands Down

Sun Basket is the best meal delivery kit out there hands down!  The money I spend on Sun Basket is one of my smartest and healthiest weekly purchases.  I have tested quite a few of them now including Blue Apron, Plated, Terra’s Kitchen, Purple Carrot and others and over a year later, Sun Basket gets […]

3 Great Lessons & Don’t Forget To Tell Loved Ones

I think I told her.  I hope I did.  I am unsure.  I think she knew.  I hope she did.  I am pretty sure she did.  I say all of this because one of my best friends from my youth told me a few days ago that her mother passed away.  This wonderful mother of […]

Freebie Friday Mystery Prize Bag Winner!!

Thanks to all of you who entered the mystery prize bag giveaway drawing!  This was a fun one to do since the contents were a mystery!  The big mystery bag is packed with all kinds of cool stuff!  Our winner today gets to keep what she likes and/or she can save some for holiday gifts […]

Mystery Prize Bag Giveaway Drawing!

To start off the week, let’s do a drawing for our Freebie Friday prize, but this time the prize is a big mystery bag packed with all kinds of cool stuff!  Items will include some beauty items, some home and garden items, jewelry, games/kids’ stuff and all kinds of fun surprise stuff!  Keep what you […]