The Perfect Side Dish for Family Meals

Ore-Ida French Fries with BBQ Sandwiches

  I’m a big fan of convenience. If you’ve been reading A Helicopter Mom for a while, you know that I tend to get frazzled. I’ve got three kids who keep me more than busy during the week. With four carpools, a drop-off and pick-up at pre-school that takes as long as my toddler son is […]

Easy Shopping From Home

Target Store

A few weeks ago, I told you about the very awesome new subscription service at Target. Instead of lugging heavy cat litter, laundry detergent and other household items home, I can sign up for a subscription and have Target ship it all to me. All of those personal and household items that I routinely use […]

Parma Rosa Penne Rigate Pasta Recipe – Giveaway

Parma Rosa Penne Rigate Pasta Recipe

I love pasta. There are so many different ways to make it, depending on my mood. Whether I’m in the mood for veggies and meat, or creamy and cheesy, pasta is always versatile and always delicious. Now that it’s getting cooler outside, I find myself looking for pasta recipes even more than usual. It’s hot, hearty […]

Shane Co Jewelry – Enter to Win a $1,000 Gift Card

Shane Co Contest

Do have a favorite piece of jewelry? I find that a lot of my jewelry choices will change with the trends, but a few key pieces are always favorites. One of those are my earrings from Shane & Co. They are gorgeous, timeless and I love the way the color looks with my hazel eyes […]

Fun Ideas, Recipes, Crafts and More – $50 Gift Card Giveaway

Spider Sandwich & Snack Mouth

If you have little kids like I do, you know how much they love fun crafts and activities. With Halloween just around the corner, the kids and I have already started thinking of fun crafts and decorations we can work on for the house. We had a ball on our recent trip to Dollar Tree for […]