Back to School Snacks with #LoveLittleBites & ENTER TO WIN!!!

Entenmann’s® Little Bites® provided me with coupons & a gift card so I could share my thoughts about Entenmann’s® Little Bites®.  All opinions are my own.

It’s back to school season!  That means school, and sports, and after school activities….which also means HUNGRY CHILDREN!   I’ve written about one of our favorite snacks before, Entenmann’s® Little Bites®.

Entenmann’s® Little Bites® are so good, they are just for the kiddos.  They are soft baked mini-muffins and come in convenient pre-portioned pouches that make for the perfect lunchbox staple or easy after school snack.

Offering the great taste kids love and providing the good choice parents want, Entenmann’s Little Bites:

  • Contain no high fructose corn syrup
  • Use real ingredients like blueberries, bananas, strawberries and chocolate chips
  • Are certified Kosher
  • Most varieties are less than 200 calories per pouch
  • Contain zero grams of trans fat per serving

Entenmann’s Little Bites® offer more than 10 varieties of snacks that are perfect for a busy family:

And for a limited time they have a new Pumpkin flavor for fall!  Yippeeeeeeee!!!

These are a big hit in our household and it seems like we are buying them for snack time every time we are at the grocery store.

This guy’s favorite are the Chocolate Party Cakes with confetti.

They are the perfect school snack and so easy to pack in the mornings 🙂

As part of its continued partnership with TerraCycle, an international recycling company that turns waste into plastic that can be used for other products, Entenmann’s® Little Bites® will run a contest that encourages participants to send in their pouches in celebration of the back to school season.  Contest will run from August 15 – October 31

There are two ways to participate:

  1. Collection contest to send in the most Entenmann’s® Little Bites® pouches
  2. Schools can design and build a creative collection receptacle for the Entenmann’s® Little Bites® pouches
Entenmann’s® & TerraCycle will provide tiered prizing for winners

The Entenmann’s Little Bites ® Pouch Recycling Program is open to any individual, school or organization interested in reducing local landfill waste. To learn more about the Entenmann’s® Little Bites ® Pouch Recycling Program, please visit: HERE

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Home Security with CUJO Smart Firewall

I have been compensated in the form of a free product in exchange for this review.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.

When you work online… and basically EVERYTHING now days is online, security is of utmost importance.  I recently found a device called the CUJO Smart Firewall and not only is it super smart, but it’s super cute too!  So, let’s chat about this little gadget!

I have my own little Wall-E protecting my personal information 24/7 – 365 days a year.

The CUJO Smart Firewall is available at Best Buy stores and BestBuy.com.  CUJO is a smart firewall designed to bring business-level security to your home network.  This one tiny device will secure all other devices connected to your WiFi router.  This includes your computer, iPads, Kindle, cell phones, etc.  CUJO will block malicious sites, viruses, and hackers and also send you a message letting you know when security has been breached & tell you exactly what CUJO blocked.

 

CUJO also lets you control what your kids access online and keep them safe.  That’s super important right now because as Connor get’s older the more he is using technology & I want to protect him the best I can.

Now, let’s talk about how easy it is to install this little guy!

You will start by connecting the CUJO to your network.  Download and install the CUJO App on your smart phone (available for iPhone & Android).  Then you will continue the installation process on the App.  The App basically walks you through the entire process.

Also, customer service called us during the installation process to make sure everything was going okay and offer any support we might need.  That was really nice by the way 🙂

Here are some of the main things you need to know about CUJO:

  • BUSINESS-LEVEL INTERNET SECURITY  
  • GUARDS ALL DEVICES
  • PARENTAL CONTROLS
  • CONNECT TO ROUTER, CONTROL WITH APP
  • BLAZING FAST (built with 1GB Ethernet)

Parental controls features:

  • parental controls for all devices
  • internet filter
  • time limits
  •  social media monitoring
  • pause internet
  • alerts and reporting
  •  remote administration
  • user profiles and settings

I can now say I feel like my home has a nice moat of security surrounding it.  If you are looking for the latest security for your home and business check out the CUJO– it’s definitely a smart choice.

 


Life Update

Here we are already turning the corner into fall 2017.

Connor James just started 2nd grade and so far he is loving it.  I also can’t believe we have been in this house for almost a year!  After so much time looking for a home we love it here.  We have great friends, family, and community nearby.  I’m so thankful God taught us patience through that process and to know that HIS timing is always perfect timing.

Coincidentally the first day of school was also the day of the solar eclipse.  I found out Sprinkles cupcakes was doing a “black velvet” cupcake with dark chocolate ganache frosting and oh my—- best thing ever!  I LOVE dark chocolate!

We’ve done yet some more remodeling to our house.  We had the office, the extra bedroom, and Connor’s room re-plastered, textured, and painted.

So far we’ve only finished Connors room and I hope to get curtains up in the office and a new bed for the guest room soon!  We are having shutters installed tomorrow and I’m super excited to see how those turn out.

We went with Sherwin Williams Gossamer Veil in Connor’s room and painted the woodwork white.

CONNOR’S NEW ROOM:

A few weeks ago I went BACK to Arkansas for my twin sister’s shower.  You might remember our first shower HERE when we were both pregnant with the boys together.  This time around it’s just her and she’s having a baby girl!  I’m so excited and we can’t wait to welcome Ella Cate into our lives.  Bon’s friend Stephanie and her Mom did a fabulous job with the shower, everything was so beautiful!

I received the coolest CiPU Baby Diaper Bag for my sister and I was so excited to gift it to her for baby Ella!  It’s literally the lightest bag you’ve ever carried and there’s so much storage room.

  • LIGHT WEIGHT: Our diaper bags are one of the lightest on the market, weighing from just 1.1 lbs.: 13 compartments & 8 Bag accessories including changing pad, pouch, mini-purse, stroller clips. Now that’s another load off your shoulder.
  • SMART STORAGE: With 13 wide compartments, 9 interior pockets, 4 exterior pockets, include two insulated bottle pockets to keep essentials handy. It’s also equipped with bottom compartment, perfect place to put baby’s dirty clothes and diapers.
  • BEST DESIGN FOR STYLISH MOMS EVER: CiPU diaper bag Tote collection is as fashionable as it is functional. Stylish, beautiful, perfect size, wonderful design and details.
  • WATER REPELLENT MATERIAL & PERSONAL BELONGINGS POUCH: Both Inner and out Layer are water repellent, keeping your bag dry, fresh and stylish, yet easy to cleaning. Plus, CiPU diaper bags have all your items and belongings in one bag, and more convenient than having a separate handbag.
  • REMOVABLE CHANGING PAD: Portable changing pad makes it easy to keep baby dry and happy. Made from an easy-to-clean material, you can simply wipe it down to make sure it’s always ready for baby.

Nana & her boys

I got all crafty and made this flowery “E” for Ella Cate…I think it turned out pretty good!

I’m so ready for fall and I couldn’t resist decorating the mantle 🙂  Bring on all the pumpkin spice baby!!!

Well, that’s about it for now!  I’ve been enjoying some great reads on my Kindle lately and we just got back from a fabulous trip to San Antonio and Sea World – I will write about soon!  Don’t forget to follow us on the DAILY ON INSTAGRAM!!


If I Had a Dream Car…That is…

Hey Y’all!

So, lot’s to catch up on here!  A couple of weeks ago I went to a social media conference called Megaphone in Fayetteville, AR with two of my blogging gals Kim & Que.

We had a great time and a great ride thanks to Toyota.  We headed to Northwest Arkansas on Friday and this car is basically a dream.  It’s my dream car.  Everything you could ever need is pretty much in the Toyota Land Cruiser and I could totally live in it.

The girls and I had a great road trip, and that was in large part due to our fabulous wheels!

Kim was a great driver & Que was in her own comfort zone in the back seat.  We had plenty of plugins and gadgets…perfect for this social media bunch!

Connor and I got to drive the Land Cruiser for a few days before the road trip to Arkansas and he was in movie heaven with the two TVs.

Connor watched movies and Mama got some peace!  Can I get an amen???

Also, a pretty cool feature is this front facing camera and aerial view of the car.  This feature is super helpful especially when parking!  My co-workers always make fun of the way I park…I have zero depth perception.  If I had this it wouldn’t be a problem right???  The safety features were top of the line and nothing was left untouched.

Once we reached the conference we had a great time talking with friends and learning about different aspects of the blogging and social media world.  You never know what you are going to learn and who you are going to meet.  That’s the fun thing about conferences!  Also, the memories made are priceless.

Thank you Toyota for taking us places and keeping us safe!  We had a ride to remember!

Check out the fun little video I made of our week and the trip below:


Put Some YUM in Your Summer FUN With Yoplait Mix-Ins

This post is sponsored by Acorn Influence, all opinions are my own.

This summer has been CRAZY busy y’all!  Terence and I have been working non-stop and Connor is having fun at camp with his friends.  As much as I really didn’t want a pool when we bought this house, I’m finding that I actually love it!  When you live in Texas (which is basically next to the equator…a pool is a great thing to have!)

I get in these “modes” if you will where I’ll clean constantly, edit pictures for hours, or even work through lunch or dinner.  I know that’s not a good thing, I need to take care of myself too.  So, a lot of times I’ll bring a snack to work or eat something before dinner to tide me over.  

Okay, so I have to share one of my favorite snacks…they are Yoplait Mix-Ins.  They come in a bunch of different flavors too…so you’ll never get bored!

Yoplait Mix-Ins FLAVORS at Walmart:

  • Very Berry Crisp
  • Salted Caramel Pretzel
  • Mint Chocolate Delight
  • Key Lime Crunch
  • Coconut Chocolate Almond
  • Cherry Chocolate Almond

I’ve tried four flavors so far and they are ALL so good!  Yoplait Mix-In’s are the only mix-in product that are original yogurt, and not Greek.  These snacks are the perfect solution if you are an on the go Mom like me.  

I have to say my favorite was the Coconut Chocolate flavor because I am a “chocoholic”.

Honestly, now yogurt seems pretty boring without something in it!  I love knowing that when I’m in a jam I don’t reach for a candy bar, instead I have a delicious healthy option with Yoplait Mix-In’s.

I’m not the only one who loves Yoplait Mix-In’s…Connor thinks they are pretty awesome too.  

The mix between the creamy and crunchy makes it a decadent indulgence. I found Yoplait Mix-In’s at my local Walmart.  I have a feeling these will be making a lot of school lunch appearances this year.  Don’t forget to put some YUM in your summer FUN too with Yoplait Mix-In’s!