Easy Party Food at Family Dollar + Giveaway

Easy Part Food at Family Dollar

Do you love hosting parties? Having friends and family over for a party doesn’t have to be stressful. It should be all about fun! Our latest blog post over on the Family Dollar Blog is all about easy party food. Serve a party spread that is simple to prepare, so that you can enjoy spending… Continue Reading…

Harlem Globetrotters Trivia, plus win tickets to see them play in Augusta or Aiken!

Harlem Globetrotters Trivia, plus win tickets to see the Harlem Globetrotters in Augusta and Aiken!

If you’ve never had the chance to go to a Harlem Globetrotters game, you are missing out. You don’t have to be a basketball fan to enjoy the wildly entertaining antics and trick shots by the Harlem Globetrotters players. We went to our first Harlem Globetrotters game back in 2012 and it was great! I’m… Continue Reading…

Valentine’s for Dogs – Say I LOVE YOU with treats!

Valentine's Day for Dogs

If you are a regular reader of this blog you probably know that our dogs, Winston and Lilly, are well loved pets. It’s no surprise that Valentine’s Day has gone to the dogs… literally! Year round our pups provide us with unconditional love, so it’s only natural that we give the love back and include… Continue Reading…

Tacos with Avocado Salsa

Tacos with Avocado Salsa

The Super Bowl is this weekend. Who are you rooting for? I must confess that I care more about the game day recipes than I do the game itself. Regardless, it’s sure to be a day of good food, good friends and good fun. What’s on my game day menu? Tacos! Tacos are always a… Continue Reading…

Enter to Win a $25 Family Dollar Gift Card!

Family Dollar Giveaway at About A Mom

Have you popped into Family Dollar lately? They have a lot of great Valentine’s Day items right now, along with everything you need to feed a hungry crowd on game day. As always, the value can’t be beat! We have a brand new Family Dollar giveaway to share with you. Laura and I are regular… Continue Reading…

Start the Year with a Nextbook 10.1” 2-in-1 Windows Tablet!

Nextbook Windows Tablet

We are a tech-loving family, so when my friends from E FUN asked if I wanted to review their first Windows tablet, I couldn’t wait to get my hands on it. The Nextbook 10.1″ 2-in-1 Windows Tablet is such a versatile tablet, easily transforming from a superb tablet to a functional PC notebook. Featuring a… Continue Reading…

Charitable Giving this Holiday Season {Giveaway}

Tips for Charitable Giving this Holiday Season

The holiday season is upon us, and as we approach the end of the year many of us are thinking about charitable giving. We recently partnered with Family Dollar on a project to give back in our community. During a visit to our local food bank, Laura and I learned that there are 90 to 100 seniors… Continue Reading…

Kidde Recipe for Holiday Safety

Kidde Holiday Recipe for Safety

So many of my holiday memories took place in a kitchen. From baking with my mom as a child to baking Christmas cookies with my own son and nieces, many holiday memories started in the kitchen. Each year, the entire family looks forward to a festive holiday meal on Christmas day. I think most people… Continue Reading…

Happy Family Organic Milk and Cookies for Toddlers + Giveaway

Happy Family Organic Milk and Cookies for Toddlers

There is nothing more satisfying than enjoying a snack of milk and cookies with your little one, except maybe knowing that you’re snacking on premium organic foods. I know how important it is for you to feed your children the most nutritious foods possible, and am happy to partner with Happy Family to share some… Continue Reading…

Win a Pet Lovers Holiday Gift Basket from The Lakeside Collection!

Pet Lovers Holiday Gift Basket from The Lakeside Collection

Gift baskets are always such a wonderful holiday gift, and our friends at The Lakeside Collection have some fantastic holiday gift baskets to choose from. They have many fun themed baskets to choose from – something for everyone on your holiday shopping list. Cooking Up Something Special, The Outdoorsy Couple, The Fascinating Fashionista, The Loveable… Continue Reading…