Earth Day with Wild Oats available at Walmart

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I know I have told y’all about my obsession with Wild Oats products at Walmart but I thought I must remind you with Earth Day’s anniversary on Aprl 22nd. It’s delicious organic foods at amazing prices! Earth Day is here and it’s the 1 year anniversary of Wild Oats at Walmart. So I thought you might need a reminder about how awesome these products are! I posted a delicious recipe for Colorado Green Chili where I used some Wild Oats products that you can check out here.

Not only does Wild Oats produce affordable organics but they also are dedicated to creating a more sustainable approach to food production. So Wild Oats is helping us feed our bodies and feed the Earth.

A lot of people want to eat organic foods but simply cannot afford them.  Let me tell you, I have personally purchased Wild Oats products at Walmart and they are comparable in price to conventionally grown products. So you see there is no reason to not make the switch to Wild Oats.

In my experience the Wild Oats products I have found at Walmart are in with the regular foods.  Next time you are searching for a good pasta sauce, look for the Wild Oats brand instead of your regular brand.

I just put both my boys in traditional school instead of homeschool and packing lunches and snacks is my new normal. Here are the top 8 things you should be buying organic for your kids lunches according to the Organic Center!

Top 8 Organic Lunch musts:

1. Peanut Butter
2. Apples
3. Jelly or Jam
4.Bread
5. Cheese sticks
6. Celery
7. Fruit Snacks
8. Granola Bars

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To keep up with Wild Oats, follow them on Facebook and Instagram!

How are you celebrating Earth Day this year?

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Tulip Festival April 10-May 9th

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Since moving to Colorado we were so wrapped up in my husband finishing school, we didn’t take many vacations or enjoy what Colorado and the surrounding states have to offer but we plan to change that! 

Starting April 10th and going until May 9th is the Tulip Festival is Lehi, UT. We were planning on attending but my husband changed jobs just last week so we are going to have to attend next year for sure!

The Tulip Festival is an annual event designed to welcome and celebrate Spring with nearly 100 different varieties of tulips in every possible color.  Guests will see more than 250,000 tulips on display during the event at Thanksgiving Point’s 55-acre gardens and every year there are new exhibits. 

It just started getting warmer here in Colorado and I can’t imagine a better way then to enjoy something like this festival!

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There is food, music, vendors and even storytelling is included on the weekends to make for a fun, family-centered weekend activity. The colorful flowers provide families with fun photo opportunities and the chance to enter their photos into an event contest. I took some family pictures with my oldest son in some tulips almost 8 years ago and haven’t taken any since. So taking pictures in the tulips is something I really want to do!

And even better, the event is not only family-friendly, but budget-friendly as well

Adults are $15 while tickets for children are just $12. All children under the age of 2 can attend for free!
The event takes place April 10 to May 9 (closed Sundays) from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
 The event is located at the Thanksgiving Point Gardens at 3900 N. Garden Drive, Lehi, UT
 More information here!

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Exergen Smart Glow Temporal Scanner

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I use to never mind when my kids got sick because it always went away quick and they recovered fast. However twice in the last year 2 of my kids have suffered from fever seizures so I developed pretty bad anxiety whenever my kids would get a fever. I have found the one thing that helps with my anxiety and peace of mind is having a good thermometer. When my kids got their seizures, there fever had just gotten so high and I didn’t notice. Now when they get sick I check their fever often and when it gets too high, I can take action.

I know fever is just your body fighting off the bad germs but to me it’s an indication that I need to pay attention closely to my kids and decide the course of action. 

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As you can seen I have invested quite a few of these thermometors and every single one has failed me except the Exergen Smart Glow Temporal scanner. I feel it’s the most accurate one on the market for consumers. And not only that it is so fast but I can even take the kids’ temperactures while they are sleeping and they don’t wake up!

I love this thermometer so much I went out and bought another one for my mom’s house so when my kids visit, she can have one too.

The TemporalScanner™ comes with four ways to make it even easier to take a temperature:

  • A softly illuminated display for easy reading in any light – perfect for checking the temperature of a sleeping infant in a darkened room
  • Beeping sound indicating scanning can be turned off or on to avoid waking a sleeping child
  • Automatically retains the last eight temperature readings for instant recall to check on fever progression
  • Ability to switch between Fahrenheit and Celsius modes

Just recently this came in so handy because my sister and her kids came to visit us for a week and my middle child came down with the flu! It was awful and we didn’t want to bring the sick kid around all the well kids and infect everyone so we decided to quarantine him until he didn’t have fever for 24 hours. It was so easy to keep track of what his last temps were right on this thermometer. And once we was fever free for 24 hours, we got to join back up with the cousins and guess what…no one else got sick!

Thankfully not very many kids will get seizures with fever but this thermometer can give any parent peace of mind when anyone in their family is sick.

Sold in major retailers including Wal-Mart, Target, Walgreens, Rite Aid, Costco, Babies “R” Us, Toys “R” Us, Kroger and BJ’s, the Smart Glow thermometer’s suggested retail price is $49.99. To see real moms testing the Smart Glow thermometer and demonstrating the new features visit www.exergensmartglowthermometer.com.

 The extra one I bought was at Costco so if you have a Costco nearby, you can check there as well. 

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Beats for Beckham

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I posted the story about Beckham Moreno over a year ago and have been following this sweet family since then, you can check it out here.

Little Beckham passed away last week and his memorial service is today. I don’t even have any words to say to comfort this family because I cannot imagine losing a child. Beckham was very sick at the end but passed away peacefully in the arms of his sweet parents. I will never forget when I miscarried our 4th child and my aunt came up to me and she said she believes there is a room in Heaven full of women who could never have children and those women rock these sweet babies that go to Heaven before their time until their parents can meet up with them again.

That was so hard to hear because all I wanted was to hold our precious baby but in later months it brought such comfort to me.  There will always be held a special place in my heart knowing we will get to see our unborn baby one day.

I have been paying for the Moreno’s for so long and hope they find comfort and peace.

If you would like to donate to this family here is there GoFUNDMe link. The last thing these grieving parents should have to worry about it the financial part of Beckham passing away. Over $28,000.00 has already been raised! What a blessing for this precious family.

 

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Bouncer Giveaway

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Sponsored by Little Tikes Hosted by Top Notch Material

Check out Katrina’s full review over at Top Notch
Material to see more on this awesome toy.

I know my kids would go wild over this! Now for the best part. You can enter to win a Jr. Jump ‘n Slide Bouncer of your own. Please use the Giveaway Tools below for your chance.

Giveaway runs from 3/30 to 4/13 at 11:59pm EST

Chances of winning depend on entries received.

Open to US residents 18 years and older

Prize valued at $199.99

No PO BOX

Winner entry will be verified

Winner has 48 hours to reply to this notification email or another winner will be selected

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