Summer Bucket List

DFW Summer Bucket List - Hey There Melissa

Summer is here!! I’ve got our bucket list ready to go but, this years is a little different. I really wanna make the most of our first summer in DFW so, along with all the usual summer fun, like swimming everyday, eating tons of watermelon, playing outside until the sun goes down, making s’mores… and the list goes on –…

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The Best of Dallas with Best DFW Tours

Best DFW Tours - Hey There Melissa

This post was created in partnership with BEST DFW TOURS. All opinions are 100% my own We were recently invited to explore the best of Dallas with Best DFW Tours. Although I was born and raised in the Dallas – Fort Worth area, I have never really experienced the city. And, since we recently moved back, I thought it was…

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Allergy Eye Drops from Similasan – Review

Allergy Eye Drops - Hey There Melissa

This post was created in partnership with MomsMeet. All opinions are 100% my own. Using allergy eye drops has only recently became a regular thing for me. I never really suffered from allergies until I was pregnant with Sofia, which was pretty bad timing because I was too nervous to try anything for relief. Now, with out fail I continue…

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How to get your toddler to eat more veggies

When Sofia was a baby, feeding time was so much easier. First of all, I didn’t have to worry if she was getting enough to eat or if she was getting the right amount of veggies in her diet. My go-to baby food was always Beech-Nut® Naturals™. I liked this line of baby food because the purées are 100% natural,…

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5 sofas under $500

sofas under $500

Let’s face it, shopping for furniture is never easy – especially if you are on a budget. When we started our search for a new sofa, we knew it had to be affordable (no financing) and it had to be pretty. Also, durable enough to withstand a toddler and small enough to fit in our apartment… but mostly it had…

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BEECH-NUT NATURALS™ Mommy Party

BEECH-NUT® NATURALS™ Mommy Party - HEY THERE MELISSA

Thank you BSM Media and Beech-Nut® for sponsoring this post.  All opinions are 100% our own. Moving back to the DFW area means that we have so many family members who live nearby, especially cute little ones, right around Sofia’s age. So, a couple of weekends ago, we got the opportunity to host a Beech-Nut Naturals™ party and playdate with a few…

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Working with: Heartbeat

If you are a brand new blogger, like me, and you are looking for ways to work with brands to create content then you need to check out HeartBeat. This company “gives everyday people a voice, transforming them into influencers, survey fanatics, and brand champions.” Here’s How it works; You can download the app. or sign up online. They will ask…

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We Moved!

So, we recently packed up all our stuff and said good bye to our house in the RGV. We’re off for a new adventure in Dallas… It’s really such a bitter sweet moment. The valley instantly felt like home when I arrived as a teenager…it’s where I met the love of my life and where we became a little family.…

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My favorite date night dining in the RGV

So if you are anything like my husband and I, then date nights don’t happen very often. Not because we don’t want too, but something always comes up, ya know. My husband works out of town which means our time is very limited when he is home. We try to be very intentional with our time spent as a couple…

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Meatless Monday: Alpha Foods

 I received this product for free from Moms Meet. All opinions are my own.  This post may contain affiliate links  This year I have decided to incorporate “Meatless Monday” in to my regular meal planning. I’m trying to consume a little less meat for the health benefits, but honestly, I really just want to add more variety to our meals.…

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