Kitchen Science

Make Reading Fun with McDonald’s Happy Meals

Tweet This post was written by the Experimental Mommy in partnership with McDonald’s®. All opinions remain 100% honest. As a child, I could often be found sitting on my windowsill with my nose stuck in a book. From an early age, I loved reading and my parents encouraged my obsession by enrolling me in summer […]

Honey Soy Grilled Skirt Steak Recipe with Morton Salt

Tweet This post was written by Experimental Mommy in partnership with Morton Salt. All opinions are 100% my own. When people learn that I am from New Orleans, they automatically assume that I must be a great cook because I am surrounded with culture and incredible food in my City. However, that could not be […]

Toy Lab

How to Make a Mardi Gras Bead Dog

Tweet Now that Mardi Gras has come and gone, what are you going to do with all those beads? Since my kids are on break from school (and I am tired of hearing that they are bored), I decided to show my youngest how to make a traditional Mardi Gras Bead Dog. I remember making […]

Win an American Girl Luciana Prize Pack!

Tweet For long time readers of Experimental Mommy, it is no surprise that we are huge American Girl fans! From the dolls to the accessories and the books to the American Girl Cafe, we love it all! But with the release of their newest doll, Luciana, I am officially a fan for life. A female […]

Style Lab

12 Days of Beauty for Your Holiday Hair

Tweet This post was written by the Experimental Mommy in partnership with Neutrogena. All opinions remain 100% mine. On top of the dry, cold, windy weather of winter, the holiday season is full of fun and festive ways to torture my hair. Office party? Sleek hair with a professional twist. Secret Santa party with friends? […]

Gift Idea for Girls: The Stationery Studio

Tweet This post was written by the Experimental Mommy. While a product was received to facilitate this review, all opinions remain 100% honest. Like it or not, the holiday season is just around the corner. Smells of pumpkin spice everything are in the air and it is hard to overlook the less than 95 days […]

How a Dermatologist Chooses Sunscreen #ChooseSkinHealth

Tweet This post is written by the Experimental Mommy and brought to you by Neutrogena. All opinions remain 100% my own. It’s the middle of summer and for my family it’s time to be outside in the pool, a water park, a theme park or just a simple family picnic. We try to soak up […]

Home Ec

Do Good, Feel Good (and get free McDonald’s fries, too)

Tweet This post was written by the Experimental Mommy in partnership with McDonald’s. All opinions remain 100% honest. There are few things I love more on this planet than McDonald’s french fries. Of course, my family and my friends come first and second but the fries come in a very close third. But what’s better […]

Taking Halloween to a Whole New Level of Scary

Tweet This post was written by the Experimental Mommy in partnership with AtmosFX. All opinions remain 100% my own. For the last several years, the idiom, “scared of my own shadow” described my household perfectly. My two young daughters were scared of everything Halloween so our decor ranged from happy pumpkins to friendly ghosts and […]

Writing with the Faber Castell Op Art Water Lily Fountain Pen

Tweet This post was written by guest contributor Maureen of LumenNOLA. The pen reviewed here was provided by the manufacturer. Hey pen friends! I have long been a fan of Faber Castell writing instruments, but must admit that most of the Faber Castell items in my home are art supplies used by my husband, who […]

My So-Called Life

Disney Social Media Moms Celebration: Take 3 (Day 1)

Tweet This post was written by the Experimental Mommy. While I did pay a fee to attend the conference, our stay was greatly reduced. I will admit that the very first Disney Social Media Moms Celebration was truly a magical experience. Spending the night in Cinderella’s Castle is not something you easily forget. After all, […]

The Best $15 I Spent at Walt Disney World

Tweet A few days ago, my family and I returned from an epic adventure at the Disney Social Media Mom Celebration. As part of the event, I gained inside access to upcoming Disney movies, resort and park news which I can’t wait to share with you (posts coming soon). The conference agenda was jam packed […]

Making Spirits Bright with Aflac Holiday Helpers

Tweet This post is sponsored by Aflac. I was compensated for writing it, but all opinions are 100% mine. As the song goes, the holidays are “the most wonderful time of the year!” For my family and I, this usually holds true. But what happens when it’s not? Unfortunately, a good friend of mine lost […]