Get Rewarded to Relax With the Joe Boxer Inactivity Tracker


Thank you to Kmart for sponsoring this post.  All opinions and my love of PJ’s and chillaxin are 100% my own!   You know those activity trackers that everyone is sporting these days? Well guess what? I’ve never so much as tried one on. Yeah I’m always on a “need to get healthier” kick, but to be […]

Victoria Jackson Cosmetics Giveaway!


A few weeks ago I shared Victoria Jackson Cosmetics with you. Actually a couple of times because I really love everything I’ve used so far. (If you missed it the first time you can find my initial post here.) Guess what? I’ve got some good news! The company has decided that y’all are so awesome […]

The Day I Almost Gave Up – Living With Chronic Pain


I pride myself in being strong, and toughing things out and not whining and really just dealing with life with an optimistic attitude and not letting things get me down. That’s why yesterday…yesterday was a tough day for me. It was the day that I finally admitted defeat, I broke and I cried…I actually cried […]

10 Delicious Grilled Cheese Recipes

grilled cheese recipes

Did you know that April is National Grilled Cheese Month? Grilled cheese – an American classic. Okay honestly I don’t know where grilled cheese originated – maybe I should research that, but to be honest, I don’t care. What I do know is that it’s delicious. The warm, cheesy, buttery, toasted goodness is something that […]

Garlic Parmesan Baked Butternut Squash


In my quest to eat a little healthier, but still keep my family happy with tasty vittles at dinner time, I’ve been on the lookout for new side dishes that fit the bill. Usually when having baked butternut squash I just halve it, bake it, and add some butter and brown sugar – delicous, but […]

GB Travel Safe Sweepstakes

GB Safety Features

 I participated in a Blog Blast Activation on behalf of Influence Central for GB. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation.   Car seats…they’re pretty important right? To be entirely honest, I don’t remember carseat safety being as talked about when my son was born (almost 13 years ago), as it was […]

Perfect Threads Clothing Review


Thank you to Perfect Threads for sponsoring this post and for providing a store credit so I could try their services. All opinions are 100% my own.  Outfitting the family…it can become expensive. We want to have nice things, and we want our family to have nice things, but financially it’s not always possible. In […]

5 Products to Ease Your Travel Woes

ease your travel woes

I received some of these items for review purposes. All opinions are 100% my own. This post includes affiliate links.    I have several trips planned over the next few months and as a person who hasn’t really traveled  all that much in the past, I find myself asking what I need to pack, how […]

15 Easy Easter Crafts & Treats

Easter Crafts Collage

Looking for some easy, tasty, and beautiful Easter crafts and treats? Look no further! Below are 15 of my very favorite Easter craft tutorials and treat recipes from around the web! Treats Peeps Bunny Cupcakes Coconut Caramel Truffle Peeps Nests Peeps Pudding Cups Jellybean Tailed Peeps Pops Jellybean Bark Malt Easter Bark Candy Reeses Peanut […]

Protect Your Family’s Smiles With TRICARE MetLife Dental


I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Influence Central for the MetLife TRICARE Dental Program. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation.   There’s not much in this world…well, really not anything at all that I can think of, that’s more important than family. Without family, what do any […]