What Are Some Interesting Jewelry Designs for Christians?

New jewelry designs reach the market every day. Many of these designs are timeless styles that will be just as popular years from now as they are today. Express your beliefs in a way that is both stylish and effective with a wonderful and unique piece of jewelry. There is a variety of necklaces and bracelets with crosses, doves and hearts that would make great gifts for a newly-baptized child. These jewelry designs are similar to those worn by adults {Read More}

Why Pink is What it’s All About this Month

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I have to say, first and foremost, that I will wear pink 24/7. It is my absolute favorite color, and I try to work it into my look whenever I can. But I really make that extra effort in October for a few reasons. The first is very obvious — October is breast cancer awareness month, and pink is the officially color. But the second is a bit more personal — my step-mom had breast cancer, and that makes it {Read More}

Top 3 Tips for Surviving the Back-to-School Season

{I received compensation from McDonald’s in exchange for writing this review. Although this is a sponsored post, all opinions are my own.} Back to school can be such a stressful time. It really has for us this year, mainly because a lot has changed this summer. I started working full time out of the house again, and we made the big decision to start E in Kindergarten instead of having him do another year of preschool. While it has been {Read More}

Skin Deep: Better Care for the Beauty Layer

They say that beauty is only skin deep. But if it wasn’t for skin and hair, we would all be close to indistinguishable. Physical beauty can neither be defined nor observed without skin. Interestingly enough, health is also linked to skin. Signs of ill health are discoloration, broken, or mottled skin, or sudden paleness. Since bad skin is a barrier to physical beauty and a sign of ill health, shouldn’t we pay more attention to skin-deep realities? Here are a {Read More}

Toys That Help Your Child Learn and Grow Naturally

Children spend hours glued to technology. Movies, television shows, smart phones, tablets, and gaming devices are attention-grabbers for children, and many parents rely on this screen time to get things done. Unfortunately, there are many things that kids cannot learn unless they step away from technology and out into the world. For parents who would prefer for their children to learn and develop in a more natural way, Nova Natural has the products required to bolster imagination and help kids {Read More}

Getting Active with the Samsung Galaxy S 5 Sport #SprintMom

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{I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Sprint. I received a sample device to facilitate this review and a promotional item to thank me for participating.} I have been having so much fun checking out the different smartphones Sprint offers as part of the Sprint Mom Ambassadorship (you can see what I thought of the HTC One Max here and the Kyocera Hydro Vibe here) and I have gotten my favorite phone to {Read More}

Giving Some Thought To E Cigs

Jay and I have been talking for some time about him trying electronic cigarettes. He is a long time smoker and one of the things that I cannot stand is the smell of cigarette smoke. While he still isn’t sure that e cigarettes are something that he would like, I think that he is getting closer to agreeing to try them. The two biggest reasons for him considering the switch — the cost savings of smoking e cigarettes vs traditional {Read More}

Don’t Let Ruined Credit Ruin Your Life

Good credit is as much a necessity to modern life as air, water, and food. It’s almost impossible to buy a home without it, and the few loans and credit cards you are eligible for can have really high interest rates that ultimately sap your finances. Unfortunately, the nature of the beast is that it can take a long time to build good credit, and a very short time to ruin it. All it takes is one bad decision, or {Read More}

I’m in Watch Love

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I have never been a huge watch wearer, but Jay always has been. So when I first heard about these Wood Watches from JORD, I thought they would be perfect for him. Then I saw them and I immediately fell in love. They are unique, beautiful and look even better in person than they do online. I was very fortunate to be able to check out the Fieldcrest watch — its dark wood perfectly compliments any outfit and makes it {Read More}

Moving With Kids: Taking Time for Family

With all the excitement and responsibility that comes with preparing for a move, it can be easy as a mom to lose focus on why the decision to move was made in the first place. Whether your family is growing in number, needs more space, or a new job that requires you to relocate, everyone has some reason for moving. Moving is stressful. Spending money on moving is even more stressful. Remember that family is important and take time out {Read More}