Kitchen Science

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Lighten Up with Denny’s Fit Fare Menu

Tweet This post is written by the Experimental Mommy. I am a Denny’s Ambassador however all opinions remain 100% mine. Within the last two years, my husband has done the amazing task of losing 75 pounds.  He has now entered maintenance mode and I am so proud to say that he has kept the weight [...]

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Join the Feed the Children Tweet Up and #HelpKidsBeKids

Tweet For my family and I, summer is about relaxing and taking a break from our normal routines.  You will oftentimes find us at the ice cream parlor or escaping the heat with a movie and popcorn.  But, recently I was reminded that not every kid has such an enjoyable summer. Unfortunately, hunger is more [...]

Toy Lab


Reading Under the Stars with Scholastic #SummerReading

Tweet This post was written by the Experimental Mommy.  While a sample was received to facilitate this review, all opinions remain 100% mine. One month ago, my daughters both accepted the Summer Reading Challenge.  Now in its 8th year, the challenge is dedicated to stopping the “Summer Slide” and getting kids to read throughout the [...]

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Stop the Summer Slide with Scholastic #SummerReading

Tweet When the last bell of the school year rings, my kids run in the front door, throw their school bags in the closet, dump their school shoes in the garbage and turn their brains to “off.”  I may be more than 20 years removed from my school days, but I remember the feeling well.  [...]

Style Lab


My Fashionista is Helping to Raise Money with Schoola #Clothes4Schools

Tweet This post was written by the Experimental Mommy and brought to you by  All opinions remain 100% mine. It’s time to pack up the sandals, beach bags and pool toys.  My daughters began school two days ago and we are trying to get back on routine.  On the first day, they both came [...]


Join Me for the Neutrogena Sun Up, Sundown Tweet-a-Thon! #ChooseSkinHealth

Tweet This New Orleans girl is no stranger to the Sun.  Louisiana is known as the Sportsman’s Paradise and the majority of our natives love to be outdoors.  But, with temperatures reaching the mid-90′s on an average summer day, it is imperative to make sure your family’s skin is protected.  But what are the best [...]


Treat Mom to Gifts from C. Wonder

Tweet Just a few more days till Mother’s Day! Consider this your final warning to prepare to blow Mom away on Sunday.  If you are still running around town to find the perfect way to honor Mom, stop and locate your nearest C. Wonder retail store. C. Wonder offers women’s clothing, footwear, jewelry and accessories; [...]

Home Ec

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Join me for a Splenda #SweetSwaps Twitter Party!

Tweet This post is written by the Experimental Mommy and in partnership with Splenda and The Motherhood. Even though the first day of school is almost here, it will still be swimsuit and sandal season here in New Orleans for many months to come.  So, I have been making a conscious effort to cut back [...]

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Protect Your Purchases with the Rayovac Guarantee

Tweet This post was written by the Experimental Mommy. As a Rayovac Power Blogger, I am compensated for my time and effort but all opinions remain 100% mine. If you have kids, you know that toys and technology are so much more than just things to them.  Your toddler may think their teddy bear (which [...]

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Have Rayovac, Will Travel

Tweet This Summer has been a whirlwind of activity for my family and I.  Between hosting iRetreat Blog Conference in Hershey, PA to visiting my sister-in-law in Canada and then sailing with Carnival to the Caribbean, we have hardly had time to catch our breath.  But with all of this traveling, I have learned a [...]

My So-Called Life


Celebrate a Birthday with Carnival Cruise Lines

Tweet On July 16th, it happened.  Even though I attempted to flee the Country in hopes this day would not come, I was unsuccessful.  Forty found me.  FORTY.  What?  Wasn’t I just turning 21 like a year ago?  Despite my hesitation about this milestone, it turned out to be the best birthday ever (except for [...]


Sprinkled with Pixie Dust and Inspiration at #DisneySMMoms Day One

Tweet This post is written by the Experimental Mommy.  While I paid a conference fee to attend, portions of the conference costs were offset by sponsors.  All opinions remain 100% mine. In 2009, I was so honored to be invited to attend the very 1st Disney Social Media Moms.  The experience was amazing (epic if [...]


Walk of Shame is Perfect “Girls Night In” Movie

Tweet This post is the opinion of the Experimental Mommy.  While a sample was received to facilitate this review, all opinions remain 100% mine. I am fortunate enough to live in the same City where I grew up.  I’m a New Orleans girl….heart and soul.  Because I haven’t moved around much, I have been able [...]