Six Ways to Survive Snow days

Pasta Chips flavors

I don’t love snow days. I am not a let’s-go-build-a-pillow-fort type of mom and my kids are not let’s-stay-in-our-pj’s-and-watch-movies-all-day type of kids. When all 4 of them are home all day, my house gets messy, ALL my food gets eaten, and I find myself stressed out and exhausted at the end of the day. HOWEVER, [...]

Some days motherhood beats me up


I’m doing the best I can. And some days…that’s not good enough. Some days I yell at my kids because I spilled the milk. Or because I turned my back on them for a minute and they followed another mom out of the door at RaceTrac. Or because I JUST VACUUMED and they spilled the [...]

I have no genetic history. So I got tested.

JScreen testing

I have no medical past. I have no genetic history. When doctor’s forms ask for a family history, I have nothing to give them. I was adopted and have sketchy (at-best) information from my biological parents. I’d like to say that it doesn’t bother me…that I don’t care that my history starts with me…but I [...]

Flash giveaway: Win 4 VIP Tickets to see Russell Madness tomorrow


It’s coooollldd…so a family movie fun day sounds like just the ticket!  I have a really quick giveaway for one family to win a 4 VIP tickets to the Fandango Family and Air Bud Entertainment exclusive screening of RUSSELL MADNESS in Atlanta tomorrow (Saturday, February 21). The free, advance screening will begin at 10:00 am, [...]

Embracing a Legacy #JourneyOfYou

This post brought to you by MassMutual. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Mamalicious Maria. I am excited to join MassMutual in celebrating Black History Month by sharing my very own #JourneyOfYou story of how my family’s history led me to become the person I am today and empowered me to create a legacy [...]

Snow Mountain discounts for the last 3 weeks of the season

Snow Mountain two year old smiles

  Hurry! Snow Mountain at Stone Mountain Park is almost done for the season.  There are only 3 more weekends so take advantage of some decent weather (finally) and take the whole family out for some sledding, snowman building, hot chocolate drinking, and s’mores making! [Going? Read my Know Before You Go: Snow Mountain post [...]

Valentine’s Day Build-A-Bear Giveaway

uggable Hearts Puppy

How about a sweet new Build-A-Bear for your Valentine’s Day sweetie? I’ve got the gift for you!    Build-A-Bear, the magical workshop where bears (and dreams) are made has the cutest new collection designed just for Valentine’s Day.  They have Bananas Monkey, Strawberry Monkey, Huggable Hearts Puppy, Huggable Hearts Kitty, Camo Bear and Pink Camo Bear, Huggable [...]

@Netflix for the win! #Streamteam

Netflix Streamteam

I love Netflix. And I don’t say that just because I’m part of their Streamteam (which is a group of bloggers selected to learn more about Netflix and hopefully pass the information on their readers). I love Netflix because it helps me take a shower. Let me explain. I am not one to let the [...]