Kerri Jablonski AKA The Maven lives in Seattle,WA with her 3 kids (2008, 2010, 2013), husband, cat and backyard chickens. Two of her children have special needs. Kerri enjoys cooking, travel, movies and spending time with her family.

Mocha Mamachino (frappuchino copy-cat recipe)

Ninja Kitchen sent me a Ninja Coffee Bar, which inspired Mocha Mamachino (frappuchino copy-cat recipe). All opinions and experiences are my own. This post may contain affiliate links.  Make a Mocha … [Read more...]

Kid’s T-Shirt Scarf Inspired By American Girl’s Z Yang

When I told Quincy this week about American Girl's new Contemporary Character, Z Yang, she immediately started asking me if we could do a craft. I was thinking about what we'd do, and when I saw Z's … [Read more...]

Get a jump start on cleaning your closet! + a GIVEAWAY

Thanks to Hanes for sponsoring this post on cleaning your closet! Read on to learn how to win a new Hanes® Oh So Light Bra!Let's start with I’m not going to ask ANYONE to capsule their wardrobe. … [Read more...]

NEW Cars 3 Trailer!!

I've been waiting FOEVER for Cars 3 Trailer!! Aside from Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Cars 3 is likely the most anticipated Disney Premiere in my house for 2017.We cannot wait!My kids have been … [Read more...]

Important Cat Food Storage Tips #HealthyMeetsHappy

This post about cat food storage tips is sponsored by Wellness® and the BlogPaws® Pet Influencer Network™. I am being compensated to help share the availability of Wellness Complete Health and NEW … [Read more...]

Quincy shares a poem for National Poetry Month (VIDEO!)

Quincy’s been having a tough time learning to read. We practice every night. I decided to take a different strategy though, inspired by Gabriela McBride, American Girl’s Girl of the Year. Gabriela … [Read more...]

A letter to my daughter about feeling good in her clothes

This post is sponsored by Lularoe Kerra Mae. Kerra asked me to write a letter to Quincy about finding confidence in herself and choosing clothes that feel good. Kerra is also hosting a special LuLaRoe … [Read more...]


Rapunzel is hands down one of Quincy's favorite princesses! Our friends at Disney Home Entertainment sent her a box of goodies to celebrate TANGLED BEFORE EVER AFTER and she was just thrilled! Like … [Read more...]

Announcing the third book in Tenney’s series, Tenney Shares the Stage!

Back in February, American Girl debuted two new characters, Tenney and Logan! Tomorrow, April 25, 2017, Tenney Shares the Stage, the third book in Tenney's series debuts where ever books are … [Read more...]

Z Yang, American Girl’s newest doll is from Seattle!

We couldn't be more excited to announce Z Yang, American Girl’s newest contemporary character is from Seattle! Z is an imaginative 13-year-old who develops her own take on the world around her. Z … [Read more...]

Make this Easy Baked Brie TONIGHT!

Thanks to my local Haggen store for sponsoring this Everyday Gourmet recipe for baked brie!Life is hectic. Any parent will tell you that. If not, they are not telling the truth. I love food, but … [Read more...]

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Official Teaser

This year marks the 40th Anniversary of Star Wars. This December, Star Wars: The Last Jedi comes to the silver screen. I cannot wait.Best. Christmas. Present. Ever.Star Wars: The Last … [Read more...]