Everyday Life

PINK KNIT ASYMMETRICAL HEM DRESS & FOLGERS JINGLE CONTEST

This post was sponsored by Folgers as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) guidelines concerning the use of endorsement and testimonials in advertising. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review. Coffee is a constant in our house. My husband is […] Read more…

5 THINGS I LOVE ABOUT VALENTINE’S DAY

Doesn’t it feel like holidays just ended ladies? I can’t believe that in two weeks it’ll be Valentine’s Day already. February is a big month for us as its the month our youngest was born. (which also makes it one of my favorite months even though I don’t enjoy the cold ) She is the only […] Read more…

WINTER WHITE COLD SHOULDER SWEATER & A VISIT TO SANTA HQ

One of the most magical parts of holidays for me is seeing it through my kids eyes. Experiencing holiday traditions with them, and making memories make December extra special. Attending holiday events, watching festive movies, and getting together with friends are especially important for us because our parents & extended families live far away. We […] Read more…

3 WAYS TO ENCOURAGE PLAYTIME DURING THE BUSY SCHOOL YEAR

I write about my interests frequently here on TheBoxQueen like my love for style, expressing myself through fashion, beauty products, and fitness. I think during my daily life I wear many hats, but one of the most important of them all is undoubtedly being a mom. It helps define my decisions, how I view the […] Read more…

BELL SLEEVE RUFFLE NECK SWEATER & JACQUARD A-LINE SKIRT

Ladies how do you start your morning? What is your one must have morning routine that gets you ready for the day and keeps you going despite the busy schedules, and to do lists? I always say; for me, after a good breakfast, that one thing is my habit of drinking tea & coffee. I’ll […] Read more…

LITTLE WHITE LACE DRESS & MY LAUNDRY TIPS

This post was sponsored by P&G as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review. As much as I value all my little black dresses and consider them an important wardrobe staple, as soon as summer approaches I bring out my real favorites, little white dresses. I […] Read more…

Simple Steps To A More Renewable Lifestyle

Living in Portland, Oregon, a town where sustainable living is huge, we are exposed to renewable lifestyle practices on a daily basis. Since we moved here many years ago, we’ve been trying to infuse sustainable life choices into our lives as much as we can. I can not claim  we are perfect at it of course; there […] Read more…

A Date Night Plan To See The New Nicholas Sparks movie The Choice

Ladies, I am so excited for Friday February 5th. What happens on that day? A date evening has been planned, and it’s been put on the calendar. A huge yayyy!!! If you’ve noticed, I am saying date evening as I can’t really say date night. We drop the kids off at our gym club’s “parent night […] Read more…

HAPPY HOLIDAYS WITH WISHES DELIVERED

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of UPS for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Can you believe it? There are less than two weeks to the end of the year. I do feel a rush as there are so many things I need to get organized, and errands I need […] Read more…

HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE 2015 BEST ACCESSORY PICKS

Ladies today I am continuing my Holiday Gift Guide 2015 series with Best Accessory Picks. (Find all my other Gift Guides Here) We are getting to the final countdown mode, and all of these accessories would find their way to your recipient just in time. Most of them even have Free Shipping. I think accessories […] Read more…

SPREAD HOLIDAY CHEER WITH UPS #WISHESDELIVERED

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of UPS for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Once again, UPS is driving one of my favorite charitable campaigns during this holiday season. It’s called #WishesDelivered. I certainly believe we should be charitable through out the year, however during the holidays it is especially […] Read more…

HOLIDAYS WITH HALLMARK GREETING CARDS – SPECIAL COUPON

  This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SendHallmark #CollectiveBias Happy Holidays! Make sure that you send love and joy this season by using Hallmark Greeting Cards to tell your friends and family how much you care! Click to save $1.00 off of a two […] Read more…

5 TECH-FREE INDOOR ACTIVITIES FOR KIDS DURING HOLIDAYS

I’ve been talking about the holidays here on TheBoxQueen for the last month or so sharing my tips, ideas, and suggestions on everything from fashion/style, and beauty to gift guides. By far though, the most important aspect of the holidays for me, is the extra time we get to spend with our kids during winter […] Read more…

BEST OF BLACK FRIDAY SALES

Morning Ladies! Hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving. We’ve spent Thanksgiving with friends, and the change of scenery and change of pace has already done good to me. This reminds me, living in such a fast world, it is exceedingly important to unplug now and then. I need to make more of an effort […] Read more…

THANKSGIVING DAY OUTFIT AND EARLY BLACK FRIDAY SALES

Ladies, first of all a BIG HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!! I can’t believe we are to the end of November, and we are about to celebrate with friends and family. Today, I wish you a wonderful day of relaxation, and of course an afternoon of eating. I must admit I am really looking forward to all the […] Read more…

CELEBRATING NATIONAL DOG WEEK & BENEFUL GIFT BAG GIVEAWAY

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Beneful Brand Dog Food for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. I can’t believe our puppy Emma is almost an adult now. She is going to be 1 years in a month.  In these eleven months, she has truly become our family’s best friend, […] Read more…

3 TIPS FOR BACK TO SCHOOL SHOPPING

It’s happening! As August is nearing its third week, we started receiving letters from our kids schools. We are getting their class lists, notes from their teachers regarding first week of school activities, yearly calendars, and of course the dreaded Back to School Shopping list haha. ( well I’ll point you towards a one stop […] Read more…

A flowy summer dress & Macy’s Back to School Events

This post is sponsored by Everywhere Agency; however, all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own. I can never get enough of flowy, printed summer dresses. You may have read before that I shop from Macy’s often. ( see previous posts here , blazer outfit here & polka dot tee here) We were at Macy’s today with my […] Read more…

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