Sunday Share: Freedom #MinuteWithMary

My new weekly video series is called Sunday Shares, and I will be sharing a different reason about why I LOVE what I do each week!  Watch the full video below to learn more. #Adulting now-a-days can be quite stressful, and I have often felt trapped by financial burdens, or by working for difficult employers. Being an entrepreneur and makeup presenter with Younique has given me a wonderful new sense of FREEDOM. I have the flexibility to work where and when I…

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Sunday Share: Empowered #MinuteWithMary

I’m starting a new weekly video series called Sunday Shares, where I will share with you a different reason about why I LOVE what I do!  Watch the full video below to learn more. After becoming a mother, I really had a difficult time figuring out who I was. I no longer was the confident, upbeat person who I used to be, but instead felt small, saddened, and lost. I’ve decided to take life by the horns this year, and…

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Turning The Corner On The Winter, Kids, and Life

This post was sponsored by SwimWays as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. Spring has sprung in little Rhody and I, for one, am so happy to have some sunshine in my life. Flowers are in bloom, the heat has come back, the trees have their leaves back, Tall Dad’s motorcycle has been started, and things are looking up. But now that we have finally turned the corner…

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Mother’s Day on The Rhode Show

I had the joy of visiting my old stomping grounds this morning – the set of The Rhode Show, Rhode Island’s lifestyle morning show. Myself and two other local moms were invited to talk about the good bad and funny aspects of motherhood! Feel free to watch the clip below! Hope you all have a lovely Mother’s Day! -Mary…

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Minute With Mary – Easy Easter Egg Hunt Game

One of the advantages of having two young children, is that they get excited about the smallest things! They have no expectations about holidays or gifts for birthdays – they just love life. So today’s #MinuteWithMary is all about using those plastic Easter Eggs before Easter – to keep those kiddos running around, especially if you are a little tired yourself 😉 Watch the video below for more! Talk soon, friends! – Mary…

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BEING A PINTEREST MOM IS HARD – SO I’VE BECOME A RESOURCEFUL MOM

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser.  All opinions are mine alone. #TidingsAndTreats #CollectiveBias   You know, I really try.  I really do.  Being one of those Pinterest mom’s is just not in the cards for me.You know the whole post about cookies I just did?  It came out ok, and it was all true – for the most part. I wanted my own Stars Hollow, and I got it. But what bothers me now…

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OUR FIRST YEAR WITH FELICITY

This post was sponsored by WaterWipes as part of an Ambassador Program for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review. I considered myself a messy person for most of my life.  I’ve had times when I couldn’t even see the floor in my bedroom for over two months.  And, yes, it has always driven my husband insane.  But I realized very quickly that my messiness before my…

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HAPPY HALLOWEEN

My kiddos decided to skip their nap today…so instead we made a movie! Check it out below 🙂  …

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CREATING A CALM ENVIRONMENT WITH ESSENTIAL OILS

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser.  All opinions are mine alone. #StimulateTheSenses #CollectiveBias Being a mom is hard.  Being a mom when you have to move and send the kids back to school? That’s a whole new level.  I’ve been writing a lot lately about our impending move from our house and, honestly, I think it’s a good thing because it helps me get the stress off of my brain.  I’ve got hundreds of…

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AN EVENING DRIVE

Some days are full. Full of needs and wants, so much in fact, that I feel like I have nothing left to give. It makes me think back to days of yore (aka before I had kids,) when I could call out sick from school or work. Or fake a headache, because in honesty, my head was just too full to hold anything more. But now, with a home full of kids, and regular household stuff, bills, and life –…

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