Back to School – Simple Tips To Take The Chaos Out Of School Day Mornings

Disclosure:  This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PackSnacksTheyLove #CollectiveBias Have your kids started school yet?  At our house, we are just getting back into the routine of the school year.  That means preparing for the next day, going to bed earlier and getting up earlier.  It means doing laundry and grocery shopping on a more regular basis. It means potential … [Read more...]

3 Reasons I Love My @SanDisk Memory Cards and Flash Drives From @BestBuy #SanDisk #ad

Disclosure: The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free.  @BestBuy @SanDisk #SanDisk   It's back-to-school time and that's the perfect time to pick up SanDisk storage from Best Buy! Here are three reasons why I love my SanDisk Storage! 1.  SanDisk SD cards from Best Buy free up the memory on your smartphone or tablet so you can get … [Read more...]

Hey, Moms! Easy Back-to-School Shopping. Make It Fun! #ZapposStyle #MC #Sponsored

Is it fun to shop for back-to-school clothes for your kids?  Tell the truth....  Once my daughter became old enough to try on clothes in the store, the fun factor definitely went down.  Going into a dressing room with more than one outfit is a true exercise in patience.  Going to more than one store?  *sigh* It's tough!  And I only have one child!  I cannot even begin to imagine what it's like for moms that have more than one!  Ah, you have my … [Read more...]

Back-to-School Checklist #AOA #DigitalEyeStrain #ReadyforSchool #MCC #Sponsored

Back to School Checklist   School Supplies Backpack Fall Clothes/Uniforms New Shoes Carpool Health Physical Allergy Action Plan Medication Authorization Proof of Immunization Dentist Eye Exam Often a children's eye exam can fall to the end of a checklist and we run out of time with all the back-to-school things we have to get done.  But please don't forget or postpone this important item.  Just before my daughter … [Read more...]

Giveaway: Mabel’s Labels Ultimate Back-to-School Combo Pack (US and Canada, Ends 8/16)

I was just figuring out that my daughter will be starting her sixth year of school.  She is only in third grade, but with preschool and kindergarten, this is our SIXTH back-to-school.  Yikes.  A comforting factor is at least we are getting better at it!   Back-to-school is getting to be more familiar territory and less frantic. We have our back-to-school favorite products and I'm excited to be able to offer a giveaway of one of them. … [Read more...]

Are You Ready For Kindergarten? Kindergarten Readiness Checklist

Ah.... school is going to be starting soon!  Do you have a little one that will be starting kindergarten?  It seems like yesterday that my daughter was going to all-day, all-week school for the first time.  I was so nervous!  We have totally gotten out of the routine of getting up early and getting ready for school.  Time to start gradually turning that alarm clock back!  If you are going to be having that special "first day" coming up, and are … [Read more...]

Enter to Win Back-To-School Supplies from Great Clips #GreatList! (Ends 9/5)

Click here to ENTER. Have you seen the back-to-school supply list for your kids yet?  I downloaded my daughter's tonight from her school's website.  I was afraid to look!  It seems like the older she gets, the more expensive the supplies get. Here at Kelly's Lucky You, I'm all about being lucky.  I hope one of my readers will win the Great Clips Back-to-School #GreatList Contest!  Great Clips is helping families by giving them the … [Read more...]

Giveaway: Fight the Back-to-School Head Lice Blues with Rosemary Repel Hair Products by Fairy Tales (Ends 9/21, US)

Every mom dreads seeing the letter from the school nurse informing them that there has been an outbreak of head lice in the school. *shudder* What can you do to help prevent your child from coming home with head lice in their hair? 1.  Use natural prevention hair care products My daughter attends a charter school that has a focus on natural, sustainable living and one of the recommendations from the moms-in-the-know is botanical solutions. … [Read more...]

A Quick, Easy Way To Help A Child In Your Community Be Ready For School – #BagItForward

Are you ready?  Can you believe that there are only 5-6 weeks left of summer?  It's going to be the first day of school before you know it.  The first day of school is exciting - full of new friends, a new teacher, new challenges. We already went school supply shopping!  Rosie is going to be in first grade next year, wow.  I remember school supply shopping last year...  I tried to find the best bargains, comparing sale papers, going from store … [Read more...]