Thanks for visiting! I'm Alicia, the author of this blog, and I love sharing bits of our life here and on social media. Back in 2008, when my oldest was only a month old, I started Making Time For Mommy as a way to make time for myself and meet other moms. I hope this blog encourages you to make time for yourself, gives you ideas for family fun, and provides easy tips you can incorporate into your busy life!      ---read more about me here ---

Father’s Day Gift Idea (Giveaway)

Thanks to Pictures on Gold for sponsoring this post. If you are a regular here, you know I often share about the beautiful lockets from Pictures on Gold. Well, in honor of Father’s Day coming up, I’m sharing about something different that I’ve never featured before- dog tags for dad! As much as I love … Read more

Mother’s Day Gift Idea And A Giveaway

Thanks to Pictures on Gold for sponsoring this post. Mother’s Day is right around the corner and, if you are looking for the perfect gift for a mom, aunt, grandma, or friend, I have the perfect gift idea for you….a personalized locket from Pictures on Gold! What could be more thoughtful than a beautiful piece … Read more

Superior Source Vitamins Giveaway

This is a sponsored post but all thoughts are my own. There are many ways to take care of yourself, from exercise to eating well, but one of the easiest ways to help support your well-being is to take vitamins. To make things simpler, grab Superior Source Vitamins that can be taken without water! I … Read more

Valentine’s Day Gift Idea (Giveaway)

Thanks to Pictures on Gold for sponsoring this post. Looking for the sweetest gift to give your loved one this Valentine’s Day? Whether you are buying for a significant other, child, or someone else, a piece of personalized jewelry is a thoughtful gift that will always be cherished. For Valentine’s Day this year I made … Read more

Movie Night Pick- Monster Family 2: Nobody’s Perfect

This is a sponsored post but all thoughts are my own. Stuck at home and looking for something to watch with the entire family? Check out MONSTER FAMILY 2: NOBODY’S PERFECT, the sequel to Monster Family, now available to rent or buy on Amazon, iTunes, Redbox, DirecTV, and through other digital channels. The movie is about … Read more

All About Mom And Me: A Journal For Mothers And Sons (Giveaway)

Disclosure: I’m being compensated for sharing about this journal but all thoughts are my own. Happy New Year! If one of your goals in 2022 is connecting more with your son, you are in luck because today I’m sharing about an amazingly fun way to do so. All About Mom and Me: A Journal for … Read more

Holiday Fun In Janesville, Wisconsin

Thanks to Janesville for hosting me. All opinions are my own. Nothing says Christmas like twinkling lights strung all around, and Janesville, Wisconsin has millions of them! Recently I took a quick trip from the suburbs of Chicago up to Janesville, which is right over the border in Wisconsin. I visited during the annual Janesville’s … Read more

2021 Christmas Gift Guide (Giveaway)

This is a sponsored post but all thoughts are my own. It’s hard to believe that Christmas is around the corner! As I always do, I’ve gathered up the best Christmas gift ideas for all ages and put them into one place, making it easy to finish your Christmas shopping! You’ll find everything from thoughtful … Read more