An Open Letter to the Woman Cashing Out in Front of me at Target
July 25, 2017

An Open Letter to the Woman Cashing Out in Front of me at Target

  This post contains affiliate links.  Purchases through these links will support MomJunky.com. Here we are again.  Another open letter. To the lady at Target that was cashing out in front of me: I know my boys are rambunctious. I know they are “wild,” as you so quickly pointed out. I also know that they are boys.  Delicious, funny, sweet, loving boys. And I am a #boymom all the way. They are brothers, actually - you can relate - you have two girls, you said. Shopping at Target is not on my "things I love to do with two boys under the age of 5 when they are hungry and tired" lists. It just isn't. My husband can handle it, no problem. I'm not up for all the nonsense it …

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4 Ingredient Salmon Fold It With a Kick
July 18, 2017

4 Ingredient Salmon Fold It With a Kick

This is a Sponsored Post.  All opinions are my own. I have been back on the Smart For Life Diet for a couple of months now and I've lost 15 lbs.  So, I'm starting to incorporate healthy foods that were not on the "list" of foods I was able to eat, such as fruit.  This is considered the Maintenance Plan.  I can slowly incorporate other healthy foods, but in moderation. While on the Smart For Life Diet, I have been eating a lot of salmon. I love salmon.  I eat it 2-3 times a week.  I could eat it every day raw if it was possible.  Then I'd lay on the couch in a happy salmon coma.  Salmon is a good source of omega-3 fatty acids, …

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"Are They Your Grand Kids?" She Asked
July 16, 2017

It finally happened.  The day I had been dreading. I was expecting it when my kids were in grade school, not while getting their pre-kindergarten check up. Flashback to my makeup days working for Lancôme....Jacksonville. The client was sitting in my chair while I was doing her makeup.  Highlighting, contouring, shaping, and doing all the necessary things to give the illusion of youthfulness. She was about 55 years-old.  In our conversation, she told me that she had a toddler. My first reaction was, wow, she’s old- that poor kid.  How will she keep up with him?  What will his friends think when he’s older? This concerned me.  At the same time, I wondered, what makes people want to have children later in life?  Do they think it through?  Do they think …

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Back to School K-12 School Supplies
July 15, 2017

Back to School K-12 School Supplies

Get your kiddo’s backpack and desk fully stocked with all the supplies they need this school year. Here are a few of our must-have items for grades K-12. Tops 1-Subject Wirebound, Wide Ruled, Assorted Colors, 70 Sheets With this assorted variety of notebooks from Jet.com, there’s enough to go around for the whole family. The value gets even better with 15% off your first 3 orders when using code SAVE15 until 9/1/17. Kids Pencil Cat Case Who said pencil cases had to be boring? This adorable mini canvas pouch from Etsy is perfect for your child’s dry-erase markers, pens, pencils, and more. Despicable Me® Eye-Con 16" Backpack with Detachable Lunch Tote Take your favorite character to school with one of Target’s many character backpacks, like this Despicable Me one. As an added …

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OVO From Cirque du Soleil Is Coming To Sunrise and Miami!
July 14, 2017

OVO From Cirque du Soleil Is Coming To Sunrise and Miami!

This is a sponsored post for U.S. Family Guide and Cirque du Soleil.  However, all opinions are my own. This was my second time at Cirque du Soleil. The first time was about 10 years ago in Miami. I don’t know why it took me so long to go back to see one of their amazing productions, but I am not going to wait that long to go back this time! Ten years later, I am married to the man that took me on a date that night.  We now have children and I really wanted them to experience it.  I am so glad I did.  The wonderment in their eyes was enough to go back again.  They are five and three-years-old and they did not move …

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4 Ingredient Artichoke and Dip Recipe
July 9, 2017

4 Ingredient Artichoke and Dip Recipe

This is not a sponsored post, however, my obsession with Kraft Olive Oil is completely my own and I will continue to recommend Kraft as my "go to" mayo. When I was a poor, starving, struggling model in Greece in my 20's, I'd leave the models hotel and go stay the weekend at my aunt’s house.  She always made sure I ate properly.  That's what family does. Let me rephrase:  That's what a Greek family does.  You will never starve around the Greeks, lol. I remember one evening I walked into the kitchen and she was making artichokes. I had never tried artichokes before and she let me try them with a special dipping sauce.  I didn't even know that artichokes had a "meat" on them that …

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6 Essentials To Pack For Summer Camp
July 5, 2017

6 Essentials To Pack For Summer Camp

This is a sponsored post; however, all opinions are my own. Summer camp is coming up and we are all excited!  This means some alone time for mommy and the kids get to really enjoy outdoor activities.  With, how do we know if we are prepared to send them off to camp?  We are entrusting them in someone else's hands, sending them out in the summer heat to play so hard they might forget to drink water.  Most of the time, the camp gives us a check list but sometimes we are not always prepared to buy the right things and end up overspending or buying stuff we don't need. Here are 6 ESSENTIAL ITEMS that you will need to send with your kids to camp. Fresh Baby …

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Fourth of July Fun and Safety
July 3, 2017

Fourth of July Fun and Safety

Happy Fourth of July to everyone!  We are so excited to celebrate! With that being said, there are some things to consider when celebrating this huge holiday.  Yes, it's fun, especially the fireworks but let's remember to be safe and responsible.  Also, there are ways we can be safe when preparing food, from keeping it out of the sun to washing our hands thoroughly. Thank you to Freshbaby.com for providing this awesome infographic.

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3 Tips to Help You Buy a Car
June 30, 2017

3 Tips to Help You Buy a Car

  This is a sponsored post for Cars.com.  All opinions are mine. Buying a car can exciting and scary.  There are so many questions when searching for the right car. "What's a good price range for me?  Do I need three rows verses two rows?  What is the gas mileage?" All these are common questions we ask ourselves and others when buying a car. Here are three tips for when looking to buy a car. Do Your Research I went online to research and I asked people about their cars. What did they especially like about their cars and how long have they had them for? You also have to narrow it down to make, model, and price.  Know the facts before you go out there!  Cars.com can help you with your research so …

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The Noddy Toyland Detective App is Out!
June 29, 2017

The Noddy Toyland Detective App is Out!

This is a Sponsored Post for MomSelect.  However, all opinions are my own. Summer vacation is about playing outside and discovering new things.  But here in Florida, the rain keeps us inside a lot.  We can run out of things to do. Summer also means going on road trips but the kids can get bored stuck in the car for hours at a time.  This is where apps come in handy.  Instead of being glued on the T.V., they like to play educational games that stimulate their minds.  We don't watch movies in the car.  They have enough of that in the house with Netflix. If you watch Netflix, you have heard of Noddy Toyland Detective.  If you're like me, and grew up in England, you'll remember …

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