Go Back-to-School In Style with Arizona Jeans + YMCA at JCPenney

This is a sponsored post in collaboration with JCPenney. #SoWorthIt


Back To School shopping is something of an Olympic sport for me. I have three kids so I always try to go in with a plan but somehow I always veer away or spend more than I wanted. Living in California we are lucky enough to be able to wear shorts almost year round, but there are times in the winter where a nice pair of jeans are a necessity. My son also needs slacks to wear during band concerts and I never seem to have any when I need them so Jeans and pants were number one on my shopping list!

Fortunately JCPenny always has on-trend, back to school basics at affordable prices. This year, JCPenney has partnered with the YMCA for the Back-To-School season! Now until September 2nd, JCPenney is donating $1 for every pair of Arizona denim sold to support the Y’s academic achievement programs and help all kids get ready for back to school.

This is something I can totally stand behind! My own kids also go to the YMCA after school so I am very aware of all the benefits of this amazing non-profit charitable organization. I love contributing towards causes that promote positive educational goals where kids benefit.

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YMCA Partnership

JCPenney wants to help ensure all kids head back-to-school confident and prepared by offering all of the basics they need to start the school year right. This will be achieved through grants, donations, volunteerism, events and share expertise.

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JCPenney will donate $1 for each pair of Arizona Jeans sold to support the Y’s academic achievement programs and help all kids get ready for back to school. 


JCPenney associates will have the opportunity to connect with their local Y branch to volunteer in many ways including supporting summer camp activities, helping with youth programs, doing community clean up and tutoring or mentoring.

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Arizona Jeans

JCPenney Promotions

One of the things I love the most about JCPenny is that there is always a way to save money whether it’s during the week or on a weekend. Currently, They have a Buy One, Get One for 1¢ sale right now which is such an awesome deal. It’s almost like being able to put money right back in your pocket! I find Arizona jeans to be of high quality and they also come in a large variety of sizes and lengths. My 10 year old is very short but he is very broad and we had no issues finding husky sizes for him.

Other promos to look for are:

  • JCPenney’s Penney Saturdays and Fridays. Shop the latest trends for BTS every week. Get your Penney Fridays and Saturdays deals this August 26th and 27th. (You can get $13 Arizona kids jeans and $17 Arizona jeans deal for this week’s Penney Saturday.)

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  • JCPenney has an additional 15% off coupon for customers using Pokemon Go. Just verbally tell an associate or show an associate in-app their favorite character.
  • You can also get digital coupons on their website.

If your kids like silly graphic tees they have tons to choose from. We were able to get 3 of them for about $5 each.  So let’s look at the final amount…. The Pants were about $17 each so I was able to get him two pairs of pants and 3 shirts for just about $50. That is great value!  I love that my son will go to school confident knowing he has some quality clothes to learn and play in.


Now I just need to shop for my other two kids but I know JCPenney will have everything I need. They are one-stop shopping for the whole family! Fundraising on Arizona Jeans ends September 2nd so don’t miss out!
For more information visit JCPenney in Facebook and Twitter.

Back To School Fashions With OshKosh B’gosh

“This post is sponsored by Everywhere agency on behalf of OshKosh B’gosh; However, all thoughts and opinions are my own”.

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Going back to school is an exciting time for both kids and parents. Moms typically welcome the break and kids are excited to see their friends. This usually means clothes shopping is in order! So where does one shop when they need cute, trendy clothes at affordable prices?  OshKosh B’gosh, of course! My daughter is 5 years old and I just discovered this store last month.

One of the first things that captured my eye when I was shopping was the store is brightly lit, and they carry lots of cheerful and colorful patterns, and solids. I also noticed that they group pieces together. (i.e. all shoes are together, skirts are all together,  shorts are together, and so on). Plus they give examples of whole put together outfits. I really like that because sometimes I never know what to pair an item with.

Mix and Match Styles

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One outfit we picked was a cute skate skirt and matching top. The great thing about OshKosh B’gosh is that you can mix and match with so many pieces. We found two more tank tops that match with the skirt as well as an adorable flower headband that pulled the entire outfit together.

Athletic Wear

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OshKosh B’gosh also carries a good variety of athletic wear. My daughter spotted some really cute floral sneakers she wanted and we ended up pairing them with some matching shorts and a t-shirt. She can wear this not only to school (perhaps the first day) but also to soccer practice or tennis!

Pretty Patterns

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Remember that cute tank top you saw on my daughter in the second group of photos? Well, it also match up with some light and flowy culotte shorts! I love that OshKosh offers a variety of elastic shorts because they tend to stay on my daughter, who is a bit on the smaller side. All of their clothes are so versatile and pretty much any pair of shoes will match.

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Here in California we have been having some serious heat waves and my daughter prefers to be comfortable, so we also picked out some cool, strappy tops and pull on elastic shorts. The neon colors are big right now and she loved how this looked. This top looks great if you put their hair up and off their shoulders.

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Mint green seems to be a popular color right now and these mint green twill shorts and matching tank top are simple, yet add a subtle pop of color with a cute bow to catch the eye.

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Skirts a big in this girls closet because they are so easy to get on and take off. This adorable maxi skirt runs a bit large but is perfect for my little peanut. We matched it with an embellished graphic tee that will also match some other shorts we bought. That is the beauty of OshKosh B’gosh clothing. Your kids will never get bored with your clothes!

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Comfy Clothes That feel Good


For our last outfit, we chose some leggings just incase we get some cooler weather in the fall. Oshkosh B’gosh has a variety of cute leggings and we chose these floral ones with a pink puffy sleeved shirt. They are comfy, stretchy and perfect for kindergarten!

Where Can I Find The Nearest OshKosh Store?

Use their store locater to find the nearest OshKosh B’gosh store near you.

Are there any OshKosh Coupons Available?

Yes! We have an exclusive coupon code just for you!! Save 25% off your purchase of $30 or more. So what are you waiting for? Head over to OshKosh and check out the latest in kids fashion and kids style. You won’t be disappointed!



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Big Fashion, Little Prices At The Children’s Place

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Big Fashion, Little Prices At The Children’s Place

Now that my daughter is out of the toddler stage it’s been fun buying more stylish clothes to send her to preschool in. She still paints and plays in the grass at school, so I don’t like to spend a lot on clothing but I do like to find things besides leggings and t-shirts. The one place that has suited our needs on a regular basis is The Children’s Place. All of their clothes are of high quality, fashionable, bright, sassy and fun!

This past winter we tried some really adorable new styles. The first one was a pink heart knit sweater dress! My daughter loves to accessorize so we found some leggings and some cute hats in her closet. The dress is made of  100% acrylic and pulls over the head with an elasticized waist. There is also an Intarsia-knit heart at the front. The sleeves are nice and wide for ease of movement and have shirring at the shoulders.

Cool Weather Clothing

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The next item we tried was a Girls Long Sleeve Faux Fur Heart Pullover. This is by far the softest sweater I have ever come across. My daughter loves to wear it in any weather.  It’s made of 100% polyester with faux-fur hearts. It has a ribbed neck, cuffs and hem made of 95% polyester/5% spandex. We brought it to Las Vegas  this past Christmas and it was perfect!


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Then we tried the crew icon cat sweater. It’s 60% Cotton, 40% Acrylic and comes with a ribbed neck, cuffs and hem. It’s also pre-washed as well to prevent shrinkage. It paired so nicely with a shimmery heart designed tutu in ice blue.  Even a nice pair of jeans could work with this sweater.

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Lastly, we LOVE the ice blue fleece jacket. Not only is it warm and fuzzy, but it is super light and the zipper works like a dream! wWe have bewen gbetting a lot of rain here in Southern California and this jacket is perfect to take the chill away.

I often get complimented about how well put together she is and all I can say is I wish I looked half as good as she does  most days. I have not bought shoes yet from Children’s Place but that is next on my list. Everything is alway so sparkly and glittery in there. Exactly what my little diva likes!

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For more information visit Children’s Place on Facebook and Twitter.

Inspyr socks add inspiration wherever you go

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I consider myself pretty active. I like to get outside take a walk around the neighborhood, get some fresh air and enjoy life. I also am a competitive tap dancer. A few weeks ago I got some really great socks in the mail. They are from a company called Inspyre Socks and they have really cool saying on each one. The saying are motivational which just makes you feel better as you put them on to go work out. They have 3 different types to choose from: Tall Socks, Crew Socks and Ankle Socks. I decided to try a pair of Tall Socks and a pair of Ankle Socks.

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Inspyr I Can I Will Socks

The first pair I tried was the Ankle Socks. The motivational saying on this pair said “I Can I Will” They were SUPER comfy and fit just fine in my tap shoes. Not only could I wear these socks when I excercise but I can definitely wear them around the house. They are for sure “Comfy Cozy”!

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Right after tap class I put on the Tall Socks. These ones say “Focused” and the word focused is large enough for other people to see. So not only are these inspiring and motivational for me but they are inspiring and motivational for others around me who look at my socks. What a super cool idea!

More about Inspyr Socks

Inspyr Socks was started to spread an inspirational and self-motivating message to everyone that wants one. You see there are people that want to be inspired and succeed and others that can’t seem to find what they want in life. We felt that by spreading our motivational and empowering messages we could make the most influential changes in both groups of people. Simply put, Inspyr Socks wants to INSPYR OTHERS.

When we help one another succeed, the success comes back ten fold to the person who did the inspiring. Using the coolest, trending, colorful product, we decided that socks would lead the way in our THINK IT. BE IT! message. Think about success all the time and there is a great chance you’ll BE IT.

To order your very own pair of Inspyr Socks head on over to their website www.inspyrsocks.com 

#FreeToBe Crafty and Clean with all free clear #ad

This post is sponsored by all free clear but the content and opinions expressed here are my own.

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Crafts are a big part of my life. With a busy 4-year-old who only goes to preschool 2 days a week I have a lot of time to occupy during the day. So we craft a lot. With crafting comes mess and with mess comes stains and with stains comes laundry.

Fortunately all free clear has a great selection of detergent to keep my daughters clothes looking bright, crisp, and stain free. Paint is our number one culprit of stains, but I never have to worry because all free and clear makes everything simple so we can be free! Free from the irritants and allergens that get in the way of living life. What a relief it is to have all free clear on my side and in my laundry room!


all free clear is the #1 recommended detergent brand by Dermatologists, Allergists, and Pediatricians for sensitive skin. It’s tough on stains yet gentle enough for the whole family. Plus, it’s safe for use in standard and HE machines. It rinses clean and has a gentle, hypoallergenic formula. Powerful Clean. Gentle on Skin.

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There are several products in the #freetobe “all” product family:

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The NEW OXI mighty pacs give you extra strength cleaning power for 30% less than Tide Free & Gentle pods. Each little mighty pac is full of the concentrated cleaning power of OXI with the gentleness of free clear, providing a powerful clean that’s safe for the whole family.

The NEW OXI booster whitens and brightens clothes. It’s safe on sensitive skin. It costs 15% less than the leading brand AND you can use it to remove stains around the house (it can be used on carpet, upholstery and patio furniture, just to name a few!)

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This week we worked on a Father’s Day craft and  the entire project was paint based. We had so much fun getting messy and after we were done I just tossed my daughters clothes straight into the washing machine and tossed in one of the new OXI mighty pacs. They are small, lightweight and mess free. What more could a mom ask for?

Safety Guideline

As with any household detergent, keep out of reach of children

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If YOU are wanting to try all free clear products, use this coupon for a $1 off your next purchase!

Thank you to all free and clear for sponsoring today’s post. #freetobe

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