How to Host the ultimate football party

Gathering with friends and family to watch your favorite football team seems to be a traditional fall pastime for many Americans. There’s just something about dressing up in your favorite player or team’s jersey, hanging out with great people, eating delicious food, and cheering on your team. It brings people together in a way that […]

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 […]

Family Moments From Good To Great with Coca-Cola #AddALittleCoke

This post is sponsored by Coca-Cola. My oldest son started high school this year, which means our days are full of football practice, math homework, and rushing to get to the bus on time. It seems like overnight my son turned from a little junior high school boy into a full-fledged high school teenager. How […]

Take Time Away with a Ladycation

Life is a stressful thing. There’s always work to be done, laundry to do, a house to clean, family to feed, pets that need walked, floors to sweep, or bills to pay. Why isn’t life filled with books to read, television to watch, cocktails to drink, movies to see, or clothes to buy? Adult life […]

iCoffee Opus Single Serve Brewer Starting My Days Off Right

If there’s one thing I know, it’s coffee. Most days, coffee is my drink of choice. The best way to start off my day is with a good cup of coffee. My most recent coffee maker I’ve owned was the Keurig B60 and I was okay with it, but being the coffee lover I am, […]

Retirement Plans: Wishes, Dreams and Goals

At our age, retirement seems far away for my husband and I. However, the more I think about it, the more it seems important to start planning now. After all, the way time tens to fly when we’re having fun, the golden years will be here before we know it. When I stop and think […]

Helping Parents Prepare for the Future

  Several years ago, my father passed away and although I knew he was getting older I did not think I was going to lose him so sudden. The hurt and devastation is still there and it seems just like yesterday. Going from having two parents to just one has been a big transition. Not […]

Planning for the Future: A Family Safety Net

The comforting aroma of dinner drifting through the house.  Just-came-home-from-work greetings.  Memories of dating, our wedding day, and beginning to establish our home together.  Our lives and plans and dreams stretching out before us, like a good book yet unread.  These are things that we take comfort in.  Like most young married couples, my husband […]

Support Literacy and Save $1.85 on Lipton© Pure Leaf products!

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Dollar General for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Literacy is said to be the backbone of a nation and if we verily look at the statistics the saying does not ceases to be wrong. Growing up my parents always encouraged us to read […]