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 ---

Take Mealtime Stress Off Your Plate With Yumble

Thanks to Yumble for sponsoring this post. Back in 2018 I shared about Yumble, a weekly subscription service that delivers prepared meals for kids. These meals were helpful to me as a pregnant mom of two but have been a lifesaver now that I’m a mom of three (and somehow just as exhausted as when … Read more

Outdoor Winter Fun In Chicago

This is a sponsored post but all thoughts are my own. Winter here in Chicago seems to be dragging on forever. We haven’t seen temperatures above twenty degrees in the past couple of weeks and we’ve gotten almost 20 inches of snow so far this month. Thankfully, I see some warmer temperatures in the forecast … Read more

Boston Market’s New Chicken Sandwiches

Thanks to Boston Market for sponsoring this post. Chicken sandwiches have been all the rage lately so it only makes sense that Boston Market (formerly Boston Chicken) got in on the action. Boston Market is known as the experts in rotisserie cooking, having prepared fresh chicken and USDA choice Prime Rib in signature rotisserie ovens … Read more

New Family Tradition: Random Acts Of Kindness Planning Dinners

This is a sponsored post but all thoughts are my own. Did you know that this Wednesday, February 17th, is Random Acts of Kindness Day? After the past year that we have all had this is the perfect holiday to celebrate! I’ve shared ideas for Random Acts of Kindness before and even shared some of … Read more

Superior Source Vitamins Giveaway

This is a sponsored post but all thoughts are my own. Over the past year, I put my health on the backburner. Other than a short period of time over the summer, I really haven’t been very worried about exercise, what I’m eating, or taking my vitamins. I’ve just focused on not getting Covid and … Read more

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

This is a sponsored post but all thoughts are my own. I loved sharing gift ideas for Christmas and the gift guide was so well-received that I thought I’d put together another gift guide for Valentine’s Day. Whether you are looking for the perfect gift for your significant other or your GALentine I have gift … Read more

CanvasConquest Giveaway

Thanks to CanvasConquest for sponsoring this post. At the bottom is a giveaway for a chance to win a gift certificate to their site where you can buy all sorts of products, including their 5 Piece Canvas Art and travel push pin maps. Back in March of last year, when the stay-at-home orders started, I was convinced … Read more