All this blog’s posts about my sweet family.

I finally get the DVR hype

by jessicaturner on July 14, 2016

This post is sponsored by XFINITY.  When Matthew and I first got married, cable television was a luxury that we really couldn’t afford. During those first couple years together, our TV received 4, sometimes 5 channels, but honestly, we sort of got used to our lack of viewing options. Eventually though, after our financial situation […]


How to Maximize Prime Day

by jessicaturner on July 12, 2016

I did a quick Facebook Live video this morning that I wanted to share with you. In it I cover the best deals for Amazon Prime Day, how to get cashback with ebates and the amazing FREE Caldrea gift you can get from Grove Collaborative right now. Check it out below. Shop Amazon Sign up […]


Photo courtesy of Blogging Mom of Four Does your family use Khan Academy? I have had an awareness of it for a few years, but never looked into it for my kids. While on my Disney press trip last month, we were introduced to Pixar in a Box, which is a special set of lessons through […]


Earlier in the month, I shared about my set visit to Disney’s “Bizaardvark”. Today, I want to share a little more about the heart of the show, which the creators of the show Josh Lehrman and Kyle Stegina shared with our group. As a recap, the show centers around two tween girls, Paige and Frankie, who […]


6 Reasons to Love Audio Books

by jessicaturner on July 6, 2016

One of the biggest changes I have made this year in my reading habits (besides the sheer number of books that I am reading) is that I have adopted audio books. While I have been a champion of others listening to audio books, especially in their fringe hours, it is not something I ever did. […]


What I Tell My Girlfriends

by jessicaturner on July 5, 2016

One of my strong convictions about the content I share here on The Mom Creative is that I have to love something to write about it. It has to be something that my family uses and loves on a regular basis. The kinds of products and brands I talk about with my friends in real […]


Summer Lovin’: June Reads

by jessicaturner on July 1, 2016

My first month of summer reading did not disappoint. I read five books this month and started two more. I definitely was in a bit of a war streak, with three books taking place during WWII and one taking place in WWI. My Aunt Sandy asked me how it was possible for me to read […]

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Crazy Deals on Books Your Kids Will Love

by jessicaturner on June 29, 2016

I have already begun my Christmas shopping. By shopping far in advance, it allows me to find great deals and ensure that we don’t do too much spending in December. Here are a few great book deals that I found on Amazon. The prices are 50% off or more, and all of these books are […]


Finding Dory Party: Activities, Decorations & More

by jessicaturner on June 28, 2016

It’s hard to believe that our sweet Adeline is five. We have been planning to have a Finding Dory party since November when we learned the movie was coming out the week of her birthday. Little did we know I would go to the premiere and meet Ellen just weeks before the party! The party […]


Inside the Recording Sessions for Finding Dory

by jessicaturner on June 24, 2016

The last Finding Dory interview I have to share with you is that with Eugene Levy, who is the voice of Charlie, Dory’s Dad. Many of the actors shared about the recording process during the interviews, and I thought it would be interesting to share Eugene’s remarks about the process, his experiences and thoughts about […]