Little Black Dress: The Many Ways You Can Wear this One Classic Dress

Do you own just one fabulous black dress, but you wish you had six? Don’t worry about it. You can do a lot more things with that one little black dress than you might know. Because we want you to revel in style without breaking the bank, we’re delighted to share a few new ways […]

Seat Belt Safety for PreTeens and Teens

If you have a preteen, chances are that that they are are getting closer to driving on their own. So, at this stage, it is a great time to have your preteens learn how to protect themselves in vehicles before they get behind the wheel. As parents , encouraging seat belt use should have been […]

Open Your Mind: How to Change Your Life by Thinking More Creatively

Creative thinking has a myriad of benefits that you can use every day in the real world, such as: You can achieve more with fewer struggles. You’ll stand out from the rest of the crowd. Your self-confidence will increase. You’ll earn the respect of peers and colleagues. Satisfaction in every part of your life will […]

Best Attractions in Houston

The great city of Houston has a huge list of amazing stuff to see and interesting things to do, but there are a couple of attractions you should most definitely visit if you’re ever visiting this metropolis. We’ve gathered our top five and decided to present them in this article. The Menil Collection The Menil […]

Winter Driving: Winterize your Car By Doing These 5 Things

Sponsored Post With the cold weather season among us, it imperative to make sure your car, truck, or SUV is prepared for the winter months ahead. Whether you are hitting the road or traveling locally you need to be prepared for the elements. You vehicle is depending on you and your wallet may take a […]

Things To Do On a Weekend For Little To No Cost

You’ve had a busy week, and you’ve worked hard. You deserve a weekend of rest and recreation, but your bank account doesn’t allow much room for that. Try some of these ideas for a weekend that requires little to no money. Make a list of all your favorite movies, pop some popcorn, and get comfy […]

Baby Back Rib Meat Sliders

“This blog post was sponsored by KING’S HAWAIIAN® but the opinions are all my own.” #GameTimeGrilling The summer grill fires may be long gone, but our taste for cooked meat will never wane. Our Baby Back Rib Meat Sliders are the perfect remedy for the long gone dog days of summer. And although our baby […]

Mexican Grilled Chicken Wrap Sandwich Recipe

This post is sponsored on behalf of Herdez Instant Refried Beans. All ideas and opinions are my own. School started today for my kids which means weeknights are about to become quite hectic. Between after school activities, jobs, homework, and numerous other juggles, there will be little time or energy left by the time dinner […]

Family Time: 10 Ways To Fill Your Days For Free

Summer is a really fun time for parents and kids alike, and while there’s nothing better than spending your days lounging around, occasionally you want to get out and actually do something. But, what if you don’t want to spend a lot of money? No problem, here are 10 ways to fill your days totally […]

Spicy BBQ Taco Bowl (Texas Style!)

You’ve all heard the saying “Everything’s bigger in Texas”, right? And, while that may be true, it’s also true that everything is tastier in Texas too! Texas is much more than the country plains and thick accents that most (those who aren’t from the South) think. Texas has a unique culture made of a melting […]

5 Secrets to a Happy Dog

I am a #PurinaPartner and brand ambassador for Beneful. However, all opinions reflected in this post are my own and have not been influenced by the sponsor in any way. You know it when you see it. There’s no denying it. The sparkle in the eyes, the lapping tongues and wagging tails all indicate a […]

8 Free Family Activities in Houston

With its sweet hospitality, warm weather, and variety of activities, Houston is a great place for a family vacation, no matter where you live. Traveling with a family can be expensive, but that doesn’t mean you have to miss out on great experiences and attractions. Here are eight things you can do with your family […]

7 Ways to Keep Your Kids Off Their Phone

It seems like kids these days are constantly connected to their phones—I often say the best way to get my  kids attention when they’re sitting in the next room is to text them, because they’ll likely respond to that before responding to me saying their name. A phone can be a great thing, but it […]

Chocolate Fudge Cosmic Brownies

Moist. Chocolately. Fudgy Goodness! That’s how I’d describe these Chocolate Fudge Cosmic Brownies. Growing up, my mom always made sure we had some type of homemade treat on hand. She loved baking and I guess it was passed on to me. There was a time, you’d always find me in the kitchen baking something up. […]

Blackberry Vodka Lemonade Cocktail & Cherry Minisicle

Here’s to a fun and sophisticated summer! We like to keep it classy around here, and we suspect you do too. And that level of sophisticated fun is reflected in the creation of our Blackberry Vodka Lemonade Cocktail & Cherry Minisicle. We have taken the high quality of elit by Stoli and paired it (quite […]

Getting Spring Ready with #PetSmartGrooming

This post is sponsored by PetSmart® and the BlogPaws ® Pet Influencer Network. I am being compensated for helping spread the word about PetSmart Grooming Salons , but we only shares information we feel is relevant to our readers. PetSmart is not responsible for the content of this article. Spring is finally here and I […]

Summer Treats: Not Your Father’s Root Beer Chocolate Float

There’s nothing more I love than a sunny summer day with family and friends. My favorite way to spend a summer weekend is to take an early morning walk in the park, then lounge around the pool in the afternoon. Typically, as the night winds down, we barbeque some food on the patio and spend […]

Weekday Meal: Pita Pocket Tacos

At my house, things start to get crazy around 3 p.m. A tornado hits as my kids come home from school, drop their things everywhere, and head straight to the kitchen for a snack before they tackle their homework.  After that, we usually have a chat about their days and then I’m focusing on what’s […]

Quick and Easy Savory mini cheese balls

Appetizers are a must-have for any get-together. I especially like those that are fun, festive, easy to make, and of course taste good! We just got back from visiting family for the holidays and, as usual, our get-together included food, family, laughs and appetizers! Since I don’t get the chance to see them often, I […]

15 Ideas for Family Togetherness

With all of the activities available to kids and parents, it often seems like families only see each other in passing instead of having quality time together. Take back family time by scheduling activities together. It doesn’t need to take a lot of time or effort to enjoy time as a family. Here are 15 […]

Family Friendly Winter Activities

December is upon us and it’s finally starting to look a lot like winter! Temperatures are dropping, snow is falling, and it’s time to break out the winter boots and fuzzy hats. For some the cold weather is an unwelcomed part of this time of year. For others, colder temperatures and snow opens up a […]

Mix it up with Stella & Chewy’s Meal Mixers!

This post has been sponsored by Stella & Chewy’s and all opinions are my own I’m always looking for ways to keep my dog healthy and happy. After all, our lab mix Spinna is the fourth member of our family! I had heard about raw feeding and all the benefits it can have for dogs […]

Family-Friendly Movie Night Dinner: Hot Dog Tacos

This post is sponsored by Coca-Cola. Like for a lot of families, Fridays are movie night—but at our house we put a little twist on it. We like to take turns choosing the snacks and what to eat. This time around, it was the boys’ turn to decide. Tonight, the boys wanted to try something […]

Diy Mason Jar Candles

I am a huge fan of small projects that can add a little fun to ordinary objects. Today I’ll be sharing a few quick & easy ways to spruce up a couple of plain mason jars. Mason jars are so versatile that I find myself using them for everything. My newest obsession is candles. These […]

The Bro Basket: A Gift To Call His Own

Shopping for the man in your life should be a fun experience. In fact, gone are the days in which it was tough to shop for guys. Whether you need to surprise him with a gift for him from birthdays to holidays or any occasion in between, Bro Baskets are the coolest gifts around you […]

A Guide To Buying A Car For Your Teen

Buying a car for your teen can be a challenge., When car shopping, most parents make the mistake of thinking that it is just about picking a car. There however are several things that should be taken into consideration. It is advisable to get your teen involved in the process of buying. This teaches them […]

Tips To Prolong Your Cars Life

All car owners would love to prolong their cars life. With rising cost, the last thing that you want is a car break down. Protect your investment with these simple and effective tips.   Drive Carefully Every Day Drive with care every day and the rewards will be plentiful. Accelerate slowly and avoid racing the […]

Tips for Busy Moms: Combat Fatigue and Be Productive All Day

When you are a parent, your life revolves around the schedule of your children. From getting them to school in the morning to picking them up from their travel team soccer game an hour away, driving your children from place to place ends up eating away at the hours of your day. Suddenly it is […]

Tips For Traveling Smartly This Summer

Road trips can be fun. They provide a great opportunity to bond with family and friends. You will also be able to explore new places. Do you want to travel smart this summer?  Here are some tips to help. Clean Your Car Before you head out on the road, you need to clean and clear […]

How To Protect Your Car From Spring Pollen

The spring season poses its own unique challenges and inconveniences to car owners. In early spring, the blooming trees coat your car with pollen. If you don’t clean and protect your car, pollen can damage the interiors and exteriors of your vehicle. Wash Thoroughly Pollen is so small that it can get in every nook […]

Educational Gifts to Stimulate Your child’s creativity

Buying a present for a child can always be a challenge, and part of that comes from the fact that nowadays, children are far more advanced than what their parents used to be while growing up. Most kids are well-accustomed to using gadgets and electronics such as smartphones and tablets. Depending on their age, some […]

Entenmann’s Limited Edition Little Bites Cookies & Crème Muffins

If you love snacking, you’re gonna love Entenmann’s® Little Bites® Cookies & Crème Muffins, the newest addition to the Little Bites® Seasonal Favorites line. Served in pre-portioned pouches for snacking on-the-go, Little Bites Cookies & Crème Muffins feature a chocolatey, soft and moist mini muffin combined with pieces of creamy chocolate sandwich cookies. And get this, […]

Why Choose a Good SEO Strategy?

Businesses big and small need to build an online presence to succeed. A good SEO strategy that is customized to suit the specific needs of your business can help reach your business goals. The focus of SEO is on creating keyword relevant title tags and informative meta descriptions. This helps your website show up online […]