The Story Of Three: January 2015

Friday, January 30, 2015

Van's Simply Delicious New Foods

(Disclosure: I received the products featured above for my family to enjoy & for the purpose of this review. No other compensation was provided & all opinions are my own)

We've been fans of Van's foods for quite some time now, as a family we enjoy their food but my son also enjoys their gluten-free options. Recently Van's changed up their tagline, as well added a few new & delicious options to their wholesome food lineup!

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Game Day Food From Taco Cabana

The big game is this weekend, are you ready, who are you rooting for Seahawks or Patriots? I know when I think about sports or football, food is typically the next thing that comes to mind! This game day, Taco Cabana has you covered, there is nothing better than mexican food & football on a big screen! Giveaway

Valentine's Day is right around the corner! This year, wants you to treat yourself to what you really want, and to help you do so they have amazing deals going on, on their website right now!
BLINQ works with major retail partners to sell their excess, open box and refurbished inventory of top brands. They offer a huge selection of products like laptops, tools, toys, smartphones and more, all up to 70% off retail price! You will find brands like Apple, Samsung, Dell, Kenneth Cole, Calvin Klein, Disney and more-- the list goes on and on! 

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 Pillowgram Review and Giveaway #ValentinesDay

I can't believe Valentine's Day is right around the corner, I'm not your traditional flowers & chocolates girl, I love more personalized heart to heart gifts! has you covered this year for gifts with their great selection of photo gifts, they offer photo blankets, canvases, beach towels & more!

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Currently On My Heart - Newly Diagnosed

This post is long over due, by many years, however I've learned many things along the way that will hopefully help one parent or mom to the next. I am in no way shape or form experienced in the Autism or Special Needs area, however, I am raising my son with Autism & while everyone's journey is different, I am here to help, here to offer tips & advice & here to listen. I was not handed a pamphlet or offered a class (even though I'm not sure it would help) after my son's initial diagnosis. I was given paperwork & we left, that was it, I was on my own, or so I thought. 

Peanut Planner - the new GO-TO site for expectant mothers!

Disclosure: I'm excited to share this sponsored giveaway with my readers. Monetary compensation was received for hosting this giveaway. 

As a parent of two young children, I was overwhelmed at the time by the amount of products, catergories & things that I would need to take care of a newborn. Now when I go shopping for other newborns or for my expecting friends & family members, I still feel overwhelmed & lost, it's only been 4 years since my baby was a baby, but boy things sure do change fast! 

Monday, January 26, 2015

A Photo Shoot

Hi everyone!

I hope your weekend was amazing, we had plenty of sunshine here & I had an awesome photo shoot! 
All photos are courtesy of a local photographer, Stephanie! You can follow her on Facebook here!
She did a wonderful job & I think these are the best pictures of myself I've ever had! Stephanie has done our family photos before & always has impressed me & done a fantastic job, I highly recommend her if you are in the DFW area!!

Cheesy Crescent Roll Casserole Week Night Meal (Kid-Friendly)

Sunday, January 25, 2015


I was introduced to Parenthood a few years ago by a very close friend, I had no idea then how much I would be able to relate this show to my life. Parenthood is so much more than just a show on Thursday nights, it quickly became so near & dear to my heart. Over the years I have laughed, cried & just simply enjoyed Parenthood. I honestly don't think I've ever had those kind of emotions or feelings for any other television show. I am so sad that it's coming to an end, the farewell season has got to be the hardest season to watch, I've bawled my eyes out every episode recently. 

Saturday, January 24, 2015

I'm loving my new Intel All-in-One! #IntelAIO

#spon: I am in a partnership with Intel. Through this partnership I gain access to content, product, or other forms of value.

I'm beyond excited to share my first post about my brand new Lenovo Horizon 2S Two-in-One Tabletop PC from Intel! This computer is amazing, seriously, it's slim, light weight, runs super fast with the Intel core processor & the best part, I can use it as a tablet or computer!

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Protecting my iPhone with Speck Products

(Disclosure: I received the items featured below for my review, no other compensation was received)

Last week I finally decided it was time to go back to "iPhone land" as I call it, a few months ago I had to say goodbye to my iPhone 5 & needed to get off of the shared plan that I was on. The iPhone 6 had not been released yet so I went with a cheap & free droid that AT&T offered, well fast forward a few months, the iPhone 6's were in stock & I wanted one!

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Get customized answers to your pregnancy questions from

(Disclosure: We are excited to share this sponsored giveaway with our readers. Compensation was received for hosting this giveaway.) 

As a mom of two children, I remember both pregnancies pretty well, my first pregnancy I was very young & had a ton of questions & would of appreciated more advice. The second pregnancy seemed a little easier but I would of loved to of had access to a website like

A Birthday Celebration with Oriental Trading Party Supplies

(Disclosure: I received the below items for my son's birthday party & for the purpose of this review, no other compensation was received)

This past Saturday we celebrated Big Brother C turning 9 years old, it still blows my mind that he just entered his last year of single digits, my son is growing up way too fast! We invited family & friends over to our house to celebrate & the day couldn't of been any better, his party was amazing!

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Rawr Bars Review and Giveaway

(Disclosure: I received compensation & product for conducting this review and giveaway, however all opinions are 100% my own)

My children are not huge veggie fans, to be honest, I'm not really either. I'm always looking for ways to sneak in veggies into our meals but I know we are just not getting enough! I was recently introduced to Veg This Way who has created an easy & tasty way to get your veggies in with Rawr Bars!

Monday, January 19, 2015

A Party Staple, Roll-Ups

This isn't a new recipe to us, but it's a must have when we throw parties or attend family get together's & since we celebrated Big Brother C's birthday over the weekend, I just had to share this yummy party staple!

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Enter to Win the GE Lighting Home Makeover Giveaway!

(Disclosure: I received a promotional item for hosting the giveaway, no other compensation was received)

To celebrate the New Year, GE Lighting is offering a giveaway for a home lighting makeover experience! This is a great opportunity to switch out your old dingy lighting with beautiful lighting options from GE Lighting’s soft white, LED, or reveal® bulb line.

Friday, January 16, 2015

Say goodbye to charging with a wire. MagTarget powers your iPhone, iPad and Android on the go!

Disclosure: I'm excited to share this sponsored post. Monetary compensation was received for the publishing and editing of this article.

Our household has so many gadgets I can barely keep up, I feel like if they are not in our hands they are on the charger, and they just run down so quickly it seems! Well, now thanks to MagTarget, your smart devices are charged throughout the day with a simple touch of the dock!

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Happy Birthday to Big Brother C

I can't believe my guy is big #9 today, where has the time gone!?

 Happy Birthday sweet boy!

We all love you & are so proud of the amazing kid you have become! 

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

New Year, New Gear Giveaway

 We're kicking off 2015 with an awesome, New Year, New Gear giveaway! Whether you are expecting a new addition to the family in 2015 or already welcomed your bundle of joy, this giveaway is for you! One lucky person is going to take home this entire prize package (worth over $900!) which includes prizes from:

$75 Clickin Moms Gift Card + 1-Year Click Magazine Subscription Giveaway

Welcome to the Clickin Moms Giveaway hosted by Housewife on a Mission 
and sponsored by Clickin Moms!