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Beach Bucket List- Gulf County Adventures

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Visit Gulf County for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Living in Central Florida is mostly perks, with very few drawbacks. I feel so lucky to have been born and raised in the Sunshine State- always close to fishing, beaches, seafood, and watersports.  In [...]

Vanilla Maple French Toast Casserole

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I grew up drinking milk.  My kids love to drink milk.  As a mom, I want to be sure that the kids are getting what they need in their bodies, with as little extra sugar and calories as possible.  We've always done 1% milk because of this, but when I heard about a new milk [...]

Scariest Places in Connecticut


It is that time of year again when the fall leaves change and spooky is in the air. When in Connecticut, don’t worry, there are plenty of places that are more than a little spooky, and are downright scary. Don’t be discouraged when you go to visit the Old Windham Inn and see an apartment [...]

Scariest Places in New England


It's October, when the leaves change, weather cools, and everyone gets ready to celebrate Halloween.  For those of us (read: not me!) who like to be scared, here are some of the scariest places to visit in New England! This year when you head to New England to see the fall colors change, you can [...]

Ghost Grahams

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One of the things that's so fun about holidays and food is that you can have a WHOLE lot of fun making fun and festive things to eat.  From simple to over the top gourmet and everything in between, there's a way to add a little holiday to almost any recipe.  Two things added to [...]

Capturing fall family fun memories

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The fall months can be super busy with sports, school,  and life in general.  But  they can also be so enjoyable when you include a lot of fun family time- from pumpkin patches to pumpkin carving and  homecomings to hayrides.  Use your  smartphone to keep it all organized and you won't have to miss a [...]

Family Camping with Your Dog

Family Camping with Your Dog

We don't go on long family vacations very often but we do go on weekend camping trips on a regular basis.  Camping is one of our family's favorite things to do together.  Camping as a family means camping with our dog Brutus too.  We tent camp in the state land or at state forest campgrounds that [...]

Coffee Glazed Coffee Cake


There are few things that I love more than coffee. Therefore, anything that has to do with coffee, or better yet can include coffee is going to be a hit in my kitchen.  This coffee cake is made with a Dark Roast coffee inside the batter and in the icing- a double hit of my [...]

Top Money Saving Tips For Families


When I found out I was expecting my first baby, my husband and I sat down to talk about finances. I worked in an industry with long hours and minimal pay. We added up the costs of child care and work related expenses and deducted them from my take home pay. The end result was [...]

Are You Getting Your Essential Nutrients Every Day? #CentrumVitamints


I am participating in a sponsored campaign hosted by Centrum®. I received compensation for this post. While all opinions stated are my own, I make no claims about Centrum® as a product or its effectiveness.   I am a busy mom of 3 kids and now that school has started, I am busier than ever. [...]

Tips that Make for a Happy Baby


We've had babies in our house for a lot of years and know how sensitive their skin can be.  From new baby skin to the dry, chapped skin of sweet chubby cheeks in winter, and from scraped knees of learning to walk to the diaper rash that comes for so many unknown reasons, a baby [...]