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Sloppy Joe Casserole Recipe
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Inspiring Recipes for a Fun Girls’ Night In

Foodie Collection of Inspiring Recipes for a Girls Night In

When is the last time you hosted a girl’s night in for you friends? While it’s fun to go out on the town everyone once in a while, I much prefer gathering with my girlfriends at home for a night of girl talk, laughs, and of course some good eats. Hanging out with the girls… Continue Reading…

What can’t you carry in a Toyota Sienna? #SiennaDiaries

What can't you carry in a Toyota Sienna?

You might recall that my family was recently blessed with a Toyota Sienna to drive for a few months. It was fabulous! There are so many things that I love about the Sienna like the sleek design, amazing safety features galore, and the superior entertainment system. But for a family of growing teenagers and dogs… Continue Reading…

Mom Deserves a Keurig #JustBrewIt Twitter Party!

Keurig #JustBrewIt Twitter Party

Shouldn’t Mother’s Day be every day? I think so! To celebrate all you Moms out there, Laura and I have teamed up with Keurig, One2One Network, and Aly Walansky of A Little Alytude to bring you a super AMAZING Keurig #JustBrewIt Twitter Party! We’ll be chatting about treating the best gal(s) in your life, and… Continue Reading…

Royal Caribbean Helped Me to Explore the Mayan Ruins in Cozumel #SeasTheDay

San Gervasio Mayan Ruins in Cozumel

While the Royal Caribbean onboard experience is enough in itself, one of the things I most loved about my Liberty of the Seas cruise was the shore excursion I took in Cozumel, Mexico. At first it was a difficult decision to choose a shore excursion in Cozumel. There were so many fun and exciting things to… Continue Reading…

Combat Spring Allergies with a Fellowes AeraMax Air Purifier

Fellowes AeraMax Air Purifier Review

It’s mid April and already there is a carpet of pollen outside. Usually by this time of the year, my eyes feel like they are filled with sand and my nose is running like a faucet. But despite having allergy symptoms, spring is still my favorite time of the year. I really enjoy the warmer… Continue Reading…

Let’s Talk About OTC Pain Killers #GutCheckAGA

Let's Talk About OTC Pain Killers - #GutCheckAGA

I wrote this blog post while participating in a campaign by BOOMboxNetwork.com on behalf the American Gastroenterological Association and received payment for my participation. All opinions stated within are my own. Now let’s talk about OTC pain killers. We all take pain killers and over the counter (OTC) medications from time to time. As I… Continue Reading…

Family Travel: Preparing for a Fun Journey #AlamoDriveHappy

Family Travel - Alamo Drive Happy Box - Preparing for a Fun Journey

You might recall my recent announcement about being a part of the Alamo Chief Travel Moms Council. The council is made up of 5 Moms. I love that we come from diverse backgrounds and live in different parts of the U.S., some of us have older kids and some with younger kids. Each of us… Continue Reading…

New Flavors and Menu Items at Pei Wei + Giveaway

Pei Wei Asian Diner - Thai Lime & Chile with Chicken

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Pei Wei Asian Diner for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. My friend and I had the opportunity to try out Pei Wei Asian Diner last night. Neither of us had ever been there before. We didn’t know what we were missing out on!… Continue Reading…

Join the Splenda #SweetSwaps Spring Twitter Party

Join the SPLENDA #SweetSwaps Twitter Party on 4/24 at 12pm ET!

This post is part of the SPLENDA® 365 SWEET SWAPS™ blogger program by McNeil Nutritionals, LLC. and The Motherhood, who compensated me for my time. Opinions and experiences shared here are my own, and I hope you enjoy them. Spring has sprung, and what better way is there to celebrate than with a SWEET Twitter… Continue Reading…

Internet Everywhere with a NETGEAR Zing Mobile Hotspot from Sprint

NETGEAR Zing Mobile Hotspot from Sprint

Like many of you, I am on the GO GO GO most of the time. It’s imperative that I be able to stay connected and get my work done when away from home. Just having my cell phone with me isn’t enough for all I have to do online. As a #SprintMom Ambassador, I receive… Continue Reading…

Gardening Apps for Windows 8

Gardening Apps for Windows 8

Technology has found it’s way to practically every nook and cranny of our lives, so why should the garden be any different? The weather is warming up and it’s time to start planning our gardens. I usually just do a patio herb garden, but this year I plan to expand the garden outdoors. Being a… Continue Reading…

Hilton Garden Inn is a Great Place to Stay Near the Ft. Lauderdale Cruise Port

Hilton Garden Inn is a Great Place to Stay Near the Ft. Lauderdale Cruise Port

I missed my morning flight a couple of weeks ago, when heading down to Ft. Lauderdale to go on a Royal Caribbean cruise. Panic set in. But I was able to catch a later flight. By the time I reached Ft. Lauderdale, it was past dinnertime and I was exhausted. Luckily, I was able to catch… Continue Reading…

I Got My Happy Back on a Royal Caribbean Cruise #SeasTheDay

Bliss is the sand between my toes and the sunburn on my nose.

Have you ever forgotten what it’s like to have a real good belly laugh or smile so much that your cheeks begin to hurt? I had found myself in that place, feeling stuck in a rut and not knowing how to get out. I was taking myself and my life much too seriously. It was… Continue Reading…

My Favorite Things for Spring 2014 and a Giveaway!

My Favorite Things - Spring 2014

Do you remember last November when we teamed up with A Helicopter Mom and 17 other bloggers for a MEGA My Favorite Things Giveaway. I’ll let you in on a little secret. We’re talking about having another one this summer, and it’s going to be even bigger and better than the last one. I must… Continue Reading…

Spring Break Fun at Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta

Georgia Explorer Experience at Georgia Aquarium

We are wrapping up spring break here in Georgia this weekend. On Thursday we made a 2 hour trek into Atlanta for some spring break fun at Georgia Aquarium. Many thanks to the Georgia Aquarium for sponsoring this wonderful day! Mom and I have visited the aquarium before, but this was the first time my… Continue Reading…