Spending Mothers Day with Oprah [Teavana Oprah Chai Tea Lattes, that is!]

Oprah Chai Tea with a Friend

I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting (#MC) for Starbucks. I received a promotional item and a gift card to facilitate my review. Have you heard about the new collaboration between Oprah and Starbucks?  I have to say anytime someone mention Starbucks, my ears perk - it's a total treat that I like to indulge in every once in awhile.  But when someone mentions Oprah, my whole body turns to listen.  Now put them together and I was at Starbucks waiting to hear about Oprah five minutes before you stopped talking about the collaboration! But seriously, I am a huge fan of Oprah so when she speaks, I listen.  And lately she's talking Chai Tea.  Now, I admit that when I treat myself to Starbucks I usually bypass the teas and go straight for a Java Chip Frappucino, but I couldn't pass up on … [Read more...]

All I Want for Mothers Day is… QUIET!


I was inspired to write this post about my plans for Mother's Day while participating in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for MetLife.  I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating. It's so true.  Everyday of my life seems so loud - there are always things pulling me in 15 different directions and this Mothers Day, I simply want quiet. You know the kind of quiet that comes from tiny footsteps on the ground... The kind of quiet where all you can hear is the sound of her {and your} heart beating with pure joy after you've chased each other around the yard, squealing... The kind of quiet that comes with this smile, although it stands for a thousand words... The kind of quiet that is sharing special moments with my family … [Read more...]

BLOGGERS: Next BMN Event Open for Sign-Ups – Something Special for Mom; Mother’s Day Giveaway Hop

Mother's Day Giveaway Hop

To save button, please right click and “Save Image As…” then upload to your server to post on your blog. Something Special for Mom Giveaway Hop Details: This Event will run from May 10th {12:01 am EST} until May 26th {11:59 pm EST}. Each blog in this Event will have at least 1 Prize of $25, per Winner.  You can have more than 1 Prize, but please make sure they are all worth at least $25. This is a Mother / Mother's Day themed Event – your prize MUST fit the theme.  If Mom would love it, it's in! To sign up for this Free Event, please go visit Jenny’s post and sign up on the linky. If you are a store or WAHM looking to participate in this Giveaway Hop Event, contact us at blogging.mamas.network@gmail.com to discuss sponsorship opportunities. We can connect you with bloggers who fit with your opportunities! Blogger … [Read more...]