Earn Money on Purchases You Would Make Anyways


When I was younger, I never gave much thought to saving money. Or finding ways to earn extra money. I purchases things without really giving it a second thought, and let me tell you — I was totally shocked years later to find out that I could’ve actually been earning money for purchasing things I was already buying. Recently, I learned about a new site that is not only easy to use, but lets you earn money back on tons {Read More}

Walgreens Race Around America (GIVEAWAY)


I can remember the first time I went to a Walgreens — I was blown away by their selection, great prices and just how much they really seemed to have. When I found out a few months later that a brand new one was going up just a few minutes from my home, I was beyond thrilled. Honestly, my husband looked at me like I was a little nuts … but that was just because he had not yet experienced {Read More}

6 Ways to Make Your Child’s Bedroom Safer

Decorating a bedroom is one of life’s little pleasures. It’s the only chance you’ll get to throw out bright colors and wacky patterns without looking crazy. If you want inspiration for your child’s room, you have to make sure your plans are safe. Thousands of children every year end up in the emergency room. And most household accidents are entirely avoidable. You’re a good parent and you want to do what’s best. Read on for a list of some of {Read More}

12 Make Ahead Sunday Dinners

{The following deliciousness is sponsored by Foodie.com. All opinions are my own and 100% honest}   Sundays are the perfect day to have a big meal. The kids are both here, and Jay is usually home from work as well, so I really like to go all out with our Sunday night dinner. Every now and again, we like to have family over to eat with us, and having delicious meals that can be made ahead of time is key {Read More}

#ImBornTo Capture Life


I love photography. I don’t know how good at it I am, but I love to have a camera, and I love to capture some great shots anytime I can. But it is so much more than that — I also have to have a way to print and save the pictures that I take, and a way to view them and edit them. In my life, I feel like I am born to capture it all! While I would {Read More}

Hatley: perfect for gifts for others and for yourself!


Having nice clothes is something everyone wants. There are many retailers out there that offer interesting and unusual designs and Hatley is one of them. It stocks a range of different products for all types of people regardless of their interests. Hatley is known for its hand drawn doodled clothing designs. It makes shopping for clothes even more fun as there are so many cute items to choose from. It is a brand popular with children, but it does also {Read More}

Sharing the Love of Reading by a Warm Fire


Last winter, we had the privilege of enjoying a living room with a huge, beautiful fireplace. It was stunning, and actually took up the entire wall in our living room. We burned a fire ever night last winter, and we all had so much fun hanging out around it. The kids and I would read constantly curled up by the fire, and we even had a fun camp out one night — complete with roasting marshmallows! The biggest downside of {Read More}

Why A Limo is a Good Idea For Prom Night

Parents may be overwhelmed with the pomp and circumstance accompanying the upcoming graduation and prom season, and the costs may surpass what many have anticipated. Furthermore, many parents may want to give their children the autonomy of independent activities and participation yet with some safety parameters in place. One area that can ensure kids get to and from their planned events safely is through a reputable car or limo rental arrangement. This eliminates the worry of accidents and issues as {Read More}

How do You Start Your Day Like a Super Hero? #SuperHeroing #CerealHeroes

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{Thanks to General Mills for sponsoring today’s discussion. All opinions are my own and 100% honest.} Sometimes, the difference between boys and girls is super obvious. This was never more clear to me than when Jay and I found out we were having a boy. One of the first things out of Jay’s mouth was “I can’t wait until he is old enough to like Batman”. Jay has been a life long Batman fan, and his dream of having a {Read More}

Helping Your Teenager Buy Their First Car


An important event in the life of a teenager is getting their first automobile after passing a driver’s license examination. In most cases, a teen’s mother or father is part of the purchasing decision for several reasons. Many parents buy trendy automobile like the Ford Fiesta for their child as a graduation, birthday or holiday gift. Occasionally, parents ask their children to pay for the full or partial cost of an automobile to teach responsibility. Depending on the geographic area {Read More}