Annie’s Macaroni and Cheese | Mom Seal of Approval

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In a world filled with sugar and lollipops and with the childhood obesity epidemic it is more important than every to feed our kids good wholesome foods, which brings me to my son. My son David is four and very picky! We have always tried our best to feed him well, we stick to fresh ingredients and meals filled with whole grains and veggies and try to restrict eating out to only a few times a year! The older my son gets the harder it is to keep finding creative ways to introduce healthy foods to him because…well..he is just too wise to our tricky ways! So when influesnter sent me the Annie’s organic mac and cheese to try out the first person I thought of was David.
While I do cook for my family just about every night, there are some nights that are just too hectic and I have to throw something together for him while trying to keep in mind the health factor. I was sent the Annie’s microwaveable mac and cheese in the while cheddar flavor and when one of those busy nights rolled around I knew just what to feed him. While I’m easier to please I knew that the best judge would be him. I was a little nervous about this however because these microwaveable cups are comparable to the Kraft easy macs but my mind was put at ease when I read the ingredients. Organic made pasta and real cheese! Perfect!
So I served David his Annie’s Mac and cheese and instantly got his seal of approval. He literally ate the whole thing up in the matter of minutes (also letting my husband and I take a bite!) and I was impressed. It didn’t taste like how I imagined microwaveable mac and cheese would, it was creamy and didn’t taste like overly processed cheese, so it gets the moms seal of approval too.
While I will continue to make homemade wholesome meals it is nice to have another option for those lazy nights, an option that I feel less guilty about and that my pickiest of eaters loves too!

Happy Eating!
Kate

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**I was sent this product for review from Influenster.com but I was not paid for my opinion, they are my true thoughts!

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Dr.Scholls For Her Comfort Insoles | A Life (and foot) Saver

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I can tell by the clusters of orange and yellow on the ground that the chill of fall is officially in full swing. While this might bring some sadness to some people, to me it brings great joy in knowing that I can now crack open my closet and unleash all my shoes again!
Fall not to me not only means comfy sweaters and cardigans but also a great arrays foot candy like booties,wedges,boots,oxford flats,sneakers and any more! While I appreciate the much needed variety to my footwear, fall also means sore feet! I can no longer get away with wearing comfy flip flops and sandals ,or run around barefoot anymore, so my feet get really sore! But beauty is pain..right??
I’m here to tell you that it doesn’t have to be! I use to just suck it up when it came to foot pain and I would cram my already throbbing toes in to my studded booties and go on with my day, but the older I get the harder it is to ignore the pain and even recover from it. My last night out I swear my feet hurt so bad that my toes were numb for a week…totally not healthy.
That’s why my newest box from Influenster could not have come at a better time! Not only did I get lots of goodies to pamper myself with, but I also got a pair of the Dr.Scholls For Her comfort insoles to try on my tired feet. I never really thought of trying insoles out in my fall flats so I wanted to give them a good go so I could give you my honest verdict….and I love them!
They really helped to comfort my feet, my biggest problem is cushion. My fall shoes never seem to have enough comfort for me in the soles and that’s what leads to all of the foot and leg pain, and in one day I felt such a difference. My legs were not nearly as sore as they usually are and the bottoms of my feet did not get numb. Best part is I was able to spend a whole day out with the kids in some of my most fashionable shoes without any missteps.
So I am here to tell you girls, you do not have to suffer anymore! You no longer have to trade beauty for pain or make sacrifices on days out with the family by
by throwing on those grandma shoes…you heard it here first!
So thank you Dr.Scholls and Influenster for letting me try these out and I’m happy to spread the word!

Lots of love!
Kate

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Influenster Cheese Surprise, Plus a Surprise For You!

My Goodies From Influenster!

My Goodies From Influenster!

I am an Influesnter lover, if you don’t know what Influesnter is, hang tight, because I will give a few of you the opportunity to join the elite!
Influenster is an invite only club (yes you can sign up but if you do so without an invite it can take a while to be accepted) where they send out monthly VoxBoxes full of goodies (if you qualify for them) for free! Now if you think that it’s a place to get free stuff and that’s it then it probably isn’t the place for you. In return they ask you to review these products and send them some social media love, so they are looking for people who are big opinion givers on social media and those who love trying new stuff!
In addition to their monthly boxes they do other programs a few times a month and I was sent their latest one. A box of goodies from Sargento Cheese. The box included a voucher for a free package of their new snack cheeses and dollar off coupon for any Sargento product of my choosing, along with a really cute insulated pouch that fits the snack size cheese (perfect for my son’s lunch box!)
It just so happens that Saragento cheese is my favorite brand that can be found in every grocery store. They are not super processed like most cheeses and I love how their stuff comes perfectly portioned which is great for those of us on a diet. Right now i’m really into protein intake and cheese is a great source! So this little treat I received in the mail today was AWESOME!
Now the good part…I have long since run out of invites but Influenster has granted us with a few more invites to send out to who we wish…so this is where you come in:

I’m looking for people who love to test products and give their honest opinion and people who want to join us at Influenster! If this you leave me a comment with your email and the first four will receive my last four invites!

I really do love influesnter, and its not all about cheese and food! They send out many different boxes, even beauty boxes full of awesome beauty products to try as well! So there is something for everyone. So let’s keep the fun rolling!

Good Luck!
Kate

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I received these products complimentary from Influenster for testing purposes