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Maria is a Step-Mom to 3 rambunctious boys aged 8, 6, and 5. She's a Writer, an Advocate for Infertility and PCOS, and an avid Baker and Cook. Here you can find how she deals with infertility as she tries to add to her family, traditional Italian recipes, and about her Adventures as a Homemaker. Grab a cup of strong coffee, a bag of popcorn, sit back and get ready to be entertained!

Be The Next BAND-AID® Brand “Stuck On Me” Video Star!


Disclosure: I’ve partnered with BAND-AID® Brand to bring this information to you. Whatever opinions stated are 100% my own     ” I am stuck on BAND-AID® Brand ’cause BAND-AID’s stuck on me!” I totally remember singing along to the jingle on T.V. and now my boys sing it too. If you still remember all the […]

Never Ending Summer With Kool-Aid and Country Time Plus Recipe


Disclosure: This is a sponsored post by Lunchbox about new Kool Aid & Country Time products, all opinions are my own. So I’m going to let you in on a little secret. I picked up these awesomely new Kool-Aid Easy Mix Liquid and Country Time Lemonade Starter at Walmart and I didn’t use them to […]

We’re Totally Taken Care Of This Summer With Listerine


I received LISTERINE® Brand products and a Walgreens gift card from Johnson & Johnson Healthcare Products Division of McNEIL-PPC, Inc. and The Motherhood as part of my participation in the LISTERINE® Brand Totally Taken Care Of program. All thoughts and opinions expressed in this post are my own.   This Summer, we will be traveling […]

Sail With Me and Classic Harbor Lines


One thing I miss about the East Coast is constantly being able to go into NYC. I miss the skyline and the Hudson River. I miss the piers and the different people. Most of all I miss the Harbor Cruises. I’ve always feared that the boys will never get to see the side of NYC […]

Marvel’s Ant-Man Coming to Theaters July 17!


The next evolution of the Marvel Cinematic Universe brings a founding member of The Avengers to the big screen for the first time with Marvel Studios’ “Ant-Man” when master thief Scott Lang must embrace his inner hero and help his mentor, Dr. Hank Pym, protect the secret behind his spectacular Ant-Man suit from a new […]

Helen Ficalora Necklace Giveaway


  Helen Ficalora Necklace Giveaway Hosted by Kelly’s Thoughts On Things Beautiful Mother’s Day Gift The “Mom” Disk Charm is approximately 15.5mm X 14mm. Stamped disk charms are available in 14k yellow gold, white gold, pink gold or sterling silver. Helen’s mission with her jewelry is to inspire beauty, love and peace through signature designs that […]