momMother's DayValentine's Day

This is a sponsored post for Bloomsy Box, fresh cut flowers subscription.  Thank you for supporting ITKM and the brands I love! When it comes to holidays like Valentine’s Day and Mother’s Day, I’m pretty easy to please.  Flowers are always my request, potted or fresh cut.  I do have

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healthy toast spreads
recipes

These three healthy toast spreads are part of a sponsored post for San Luis Sourdough@ bread.  Thank you for supporting ITKM! Toast is very popular around our house, especially with the kiddos, so I’m always trying to think of new spreads.  Butter is tasty, but there are healthier options with

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mom

This post is sponsored by Socialstars and Tide.  Thank you for supporting In The Know Mom! #SmallButPowerful When thinking back over my 30 years, it is a flood of memories and emotions.  It truly has been a rollercoaster ride of epically high points and very extreme low points.  There have been times

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kidsthe great outdoors

These how to hike with kids tips and life #beyondordinary is part of a Sahale Snacks® sponsored series for Socialstars™ I’m really a mountain and forest type of person, but somehow I ended up in the desert.  I love Palm Springs, a lot, don’t get me wrong.  I love the

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businessmom

These tips on setting up a mobile office has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and Walmart Family Mobile. All opinions are mine alone. #DataAndAMovie #CollectiveBias Being self-employed or having a business on the side is quite common these days.  It has its pros and cons, a pro being schedule flexibility, a

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health and nutrition

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CarnationSweepstakes #BetterBreakfast #CollectiveBias Breakfast is the most important meal of the day – there is no denying it – yet many of us busy parents don’t eat until much later.  When I don’t

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health and nutrition

Even when you do a lot of things right like eating nutritiously, washing hands and getting plenty of rest, viruses can stil attack.  The moment one of my children starts feeling ill, panic sets in.  It is only a matter of time until it spreads to the other child and then

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recipes

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BringYourBestBowl #Target #CollectiveBias More often than not, oatmeal is for breakfast in my house.  When it comes to fueling up for the day, oatmeal can’t really be beat and since it can be

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mom

Having a good morning routine is important as it sets the tone for the day.  If I have a productive, happy morning, I’m likely to continue with that trend the rest of the day.  I’ve noticed having a routine really helps me have the best morning possible.  While it is

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kidspopularthe great outdoors

Birding is a relatively new hobby in our family.  I’m always trying to think of activities to do with my kids, especially with my oldest.  Any opportunity to learn something new is worth trying out and I was somewhat surprised at how excited Savannah was to start birding.  We are

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