A Sweet Chocolate Treat + Walmart Giveaway!

I know everyone says it, but I really do have the best mom in the world. I’m so happy we were able to celebrate Mother’s Day together, and although circumstances have been pretty hectic lately, I wanted to make sure I showed her how much I love and appreciate her. 

 

In addition to spending time with my mom, her not-so-subtle hints were duly noted, and we wanted to get her exactly what she wanted. While she definitely appreciated the clothes and accessories she received, I wanted to make sure she had a special sweet treat too! You have to include something yummy, ya know?

So I added MILKA OREO Chocolate Candy to her bag, and finally her gift was complete!

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A Mother’s Day Gift + Giveaway With IncrediBundles

This post is sponsored by IncrediBundles. As always, the thoughts and opinions shared here are 100% honest & my own!

Mother’s Day is right around the corner! Is it just me or have all the holidays snuck up on us this year?

Either way it goes, I’m very excited to celebrate this special day, not just for myself but for all the wonderful mothers I know! 

I am truly blessed to have THE BEST mother in the WORLD, and I am surrounded by so many beautiful and encouraging maternal figures in my life. I am also rejoicing with the mama’s to be, and am excited for anyone who may be celebrating this special occasion for the first time!

Everyone seems to get a bit frantic about finding the right gift for that special lady in their life, and whether you are still looking for something suited for that new mom, your sister, a co-worker or a friend, IncrediBundles has options for everyone!!

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A View by the River: Our Anniversary Staycation at the Marriott

Certain accommodations mentioned in this blog post were discounted in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are 100% honest and my own.

Last weekend was full of fun. Not only was it Mother’s Day, but May 8th was also my husband and I’s 6th wedding anniversary!

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I Love My Mommy Because…

The moment I walked through the doors of my 4-year olds pre-k prep class, I saw that I was in for a  very special treat. My sweet child ran to me with a handmade (literally) bouquet of flowers, listing  reasons why she loves me. I’m quite certain I melted into a puddle right there on that floor.

Even though she’s come home with a new craft each week for several months now, (most of which serve as priceless decor on our refrigerator), something about this was different.

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What Motherhood Means to…Raven

Greetings friends! For some time now I’ve had the desire to begin a blog series entitled ‘What Motherhood Means to Me’,  featuring mothers from varying perspectives and walks of life. From the pregnant mom to the mom who is holding onto faith for her own pregnancy or adoption. The mom who is content with one child to the mom of multiples. Working moms, stay at home moms, moms to teenagers and toddlers alike. And everything in between!  You name it, we’ve got it! 

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My prayer in this is that there will be something for everyone to relate to, and that even in our differences we might find the common thread that binds us as women and as moms. I hope that in doing so, celebration, not competition will rule the day, and I’m thrilled that you all are along for the ride! 

To kick things off we have some very special thoughts from a pregnant mom about Mother’s Day…

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