DIY USA Patriotic Flag Shoes

When I was a kid, we used to be able to buy the plain white canvas shoes from the dollar store for about two bucks a pair. It was how we got through the summer. They didn’t last a long time with all the running around we did, but mom just bought us a new set every few weeks, and we could wear them out with impunity ....more

Give Your Home a Makeover with the Mohawk’s My Dream Floor Contest

When we first moved into our house, I was disgusted. It was horrible. The carpets were sodden with dog urine, and we even found drug paraphernalia all over the place ....more

The Most WTF Rules My Mom Had When I Was a Kid

Being a kid is hard. I mean, aside from the playing all day, being forgiven when you spill or splash or stain and getting to throw tantrums when you don’t get your way, kids have it tough! It may be hard for us to remember what it was like when we were just starting out in this world, but let me remind you of the many ridiculous...more

We’re #FishingForMemories with the Shakespeare Catch More Fish Combo

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Shakespeare® for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. My dad was an avid outdoorsman in his youth ....more

Win Awesome Prizes at the #TurboTime Twitter Party

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Tide® HE Turbo Clean™. All opinions are 100% mine. Laundry is not my favorite chore ....more

Walmart and Pampers are donating $200,000 to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

Did you know that one in ten kids in North America is treated by Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals each year? Every day, member hospitals treat 16,000 children in emergency rooms, and every hour, member hospitals provide surgery for 97 children. U.S. member hospitals provided $3.4billion in charity care in 2012! Right now, Walmart and Pampers are donating $200,000 to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals in June of 2015 ....more

Keep Your Mind Sharp This Summer with the New AlphaBetty Saga App!

This post brought to you by King Digital Entertainment. The content and opinions expressed below are that of A Mother Thing. Growing up, spelling was my THING ....more

Makeup Tutorial – Queen of Hearts

The Queen of Hearts is probably one of the most popular characters to dress up as for Halloween! I love the bright red and the glitter in this look. If you’re wanting to go all out, use white face makeup ....more

Make Your Car Smell #PERKFRESH With New Perk Visor Wraps

This post brought to you by PERK. The content and opinions expressed below are that of A Mother Thing. I’m not going to lie – our car is disgusting ....more

Support Your Community with Huggies #UltraHug

Walking or driving down the streets of Salt Lake City, you can’t help but notice there is a big problem. On nearly every street corner in every part of town stands people holding signs. Please help ....more