Connect With @KFC Family Game Night! #HowDoYouKFC #Ad

*I wrote this post as part of my participation in a blog tour for KFC and received compensation to thank me for taking the time to participate. However, all opinions expressed are my own.         As I've mentioned before on Tough Cookie Mommy, game night is extremely important to our family because it allows us to spend time together and to enjoy each other's company away from the hustle and bustle of the week.  We are working parents and our boys are involved in a variety of extracurricular activities which make it challenging to get that quality time in as a family on a regular basis.     We think game night should be a weekly routine and KFC is now helping us make that happen!  Not only is the guesswork taken out of figuring out what I'm going to make for dinner that night, but I also get to engage in one of my favorite activities which is promoting reading and writing in our home.  As a Literacy Specialist, I'm all for activities that promote literacy skills in our … [Read more...]

Put The Family Back In Family Time! @HasbroNews @HasbroGameNight #Ad

*I participated in this campaign on behalf of Hasbro. I received a promotional item to facilitate this review and as a thank you item for participating. All opinions are my own.       Those of you who are long-time readers of Tough Cookie Mommy know that my family often keeps a very hectic schedule.  Between juggling work, taking care of the home, and driving our boys to their many activities, we often have to regroup and make sure we make time for those moments that truly matter.  Spending family time together is very high on our list of priorities and we are always looking for ways to enjoy each other's company.     The thing is that you don't always have to spend a lot of money when you are planning some fun times with your family.  Something as simple as planning a family game night can guarantee you all have hours of fun together which is what really matters at the end of the day.  Since Friday evenings are usually open for all of us, we planned a competitive game … [Read more...]