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 […]

Frugal Tip: Stock Up and Save

My inspiration for creating a family stockpile came in the middle of the night. I made a midnight dash to the bathroom to realize at the worst time possible that we were out of toilet paper—definitely not an ideal situation. Ever since that unfortunate incident, I’ve kept a stockpile of household items on hand. The […]

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 […]

5 Healthy Breakfasts with 5 Ingredients or Less

Breakfast can be a hectic time — especially if there are little mouths to feed in the mix. Rushing to get ready for your day can leave little room for eating healthy. Luckily there are some simple recipes that make it easy to get the most from the most important meal of the day! To […]

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 […]

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 […]

How to Host an Adult Easter Egg Hunt

Easter is a fun time for kids. Between the search for the Easter Bunny and the multiple egg hunts they get to participate in, it’s definitely a holiday meant for young ones. But, that doesn’t mean that adults have to miss out on the action. If you want to do something different for Easter this […]

5 Tips for Summer Car Maintenance

The heat of summer can put a lot of pressure on your car, especially during a time of year when lots of people hit the road for summer road trips. Make sure your car can keep up with all your fun summer plans by following these five tips for summer car maintenance: 5 Tips for […]

10 Tips for Family Road Trip Survival

Memories are made on the road as the family fills the car to see wonders of the countryside. But before those memories are made, patience is often tested with so many people in a confined place. Make the most of your family road trip this summer with these 10 tips to turn the trip from […]

“Taking Care of Your Skin During Spring and Summer”

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! No, I’m not talking about Christmas—I’m talking about sprummer! For the uninitiated, sprummer stands for “spring and summer,” the miraculous combination of seasons that join together to melt the winter freeze and allow humans worldwide to frolic in the grass, sand, water, dirt, mud and wherever else […]

Get Your Fit On at Planet Fitness–Comfortably

This post is sponsored by Planet Fitness.  All Opinions are my own. Like a lot of people, I try to work out as much as possible, but it can be hard to find the time and the motivation. I’ve tried lots of different gyms, but I never quite fit in—there was the gym full of […]