I embrace my #HappiMess! Do you?

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When I was younger, I would dream of the kitchens and living rooms from magazines with the fancy upgrades and matching furniture. I would look at them and tell myself that my future family could be happy in a beautiful home that was always pristinely clean. Now that I actually have kids of my own, […]

Online Shopping made easy at Walmart.com {$25 Gift Card Giveaway}

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Back to school is one of my favorite times of year, with the new clothes and fresh starts, but it is also one of the busiest times. After the relaxing days of summer, these early mornings are a rude awakening and I find myself busier than ever, running around to keep up with my kids […]

Connecting Seniors to Safety with CareLine

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  Some childhood lessons just seem to stick with you, even after years of being on your own. My parents were the ones who taught me to always be prepared. From an early age, my dad instilled in me the need to have supplies ready for a disaster and to have a plan of what […]

L’Oreal Paris Cosmetics Visible Lift Blur Foundation #VLBlurfection

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When I first began wearing makeup, I was probably a lot older than most and really didn’t think choosing cosmetics like foundation and concealers a challenge.   I’ve been through lots of products that were not the perfect match for me so at one point I stopped trying.   I’ve always aimed for the more natural looks […]

Find the Perfect Gift with Guyville

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Even though Father’s Day is a thing of the past, I’m constantly on the search for good men’s gifts. Between birthdays, anniversaries, and other celebrations, it helps to have a stash of good gifts of hand for the men in my life. But shopping for guys is hard, and it’s always a struggle to find […]

IHOP’s New World Scrambles

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    Earlier this month, my family and I had the pleasure of enjoying a delicious breakfast at our local IHOP. Yes, the International House of Pancakes.  Not only are they well known for their amazing pancakes, but they also have some incredible NEW items including their latest World Scrambles.   These three new dishes […]

Save at the Pump with Fuel Rewards Network

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This post is brought to you by Fuel Rewards Network. All opinions are my own. These days I have been watching the money I spend and looking for more ways to save and even moreso at the gas pump sine I just started working. For me that’s an extra expense now that I have a […]

Skills, Hacks and Snacks: Surviving Your Family Vacation Like a Pro

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Holidays mask a unique range of terrors for the parent who has the nerve to reckon they can travel with their small children and keep their composure. There may be no more chilling sound than that of a toddler’s screech at the commencement of a long haul flight, except, perhaps, the sounds of growing political […]

Balling Around with Fruit Shoot #StuntHunt

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~Thank you Fruit Shoot for sponsoring this post and help bring imaginative play outdoors~ It’s summertime and my boys love the outdoors! I love that they love the outdoors as much as I do because it’s a great way for them to keep fit and have fun. They have been enjoying everything from swimming at […]