Make Your Holiday Shopping Count: Show You Care With We-Care

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Make Your Holiday Shopping Count: Show You Care With We-Care   When the time allows, which is not often, I love to settle in and watch a little TV. Hey! It is cheap entertainment, right?! For 30 minutes or even a few hours, I get to lose myself in my favorite shows. If you like to keep ...

#BegginforPresents Party Recap (Furry Cuteness Inside)

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Triad Retail Media for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Year-round, Purina works to give you the best options in food and treats for your pets. You can visit a Walmart store for great prices on Purina products, or go online to the Purina® Pet Park ...

Chocolate Sugar Cookies with Egg Nog Icing

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This recipe is one I've been kicking around since I visited Mount Vernon in September. Given my love of George Washington and chocolate, this wasn't a stretch to come up with.  Knowing GW liked chocolate too?  Even better (even if chocolate wasn't really truly enjoyed in baking until after he was gone...) but I did ...

The Perfect Gift for Bookworms #ListenMore

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Five Reasons Scribd Is the Perfect Gift for Bookworms “A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies, said Jojen. The man who never reads, only lives one.” George RR Martin, a Dance with Dragons When you think about books, what immediately comes to mind? Are you a voracious reader who cannot bear to be without the words ...

Frozen Peg Dolls Craft

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Sorry folks, the Frozen craze is not yet over. Clothing, toys, snacks, etc... Nope, I don't think it is going anywhere soon.     These Frozen themed peg dolls are a great way to indulge their love of Frozen in a simpler way.  Handmade gifts show that you put time and attention into just the perfect gift, even ...

Oreo Truffles

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Who doesn't love an Oreo? I'm sure they are out there but they must be the minority. How about delicious oreo's crushed, mashed up with cream cheese and coated in white chocolate? Well, darn, now I gave away the whole recipe...Really it is that simple, but they look so fancy and pretty sitting on your ...

Tech gifts that last the whole year #StraightTalkCheer

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Remember the days when the thought of buying someone a new cell phone plan seemed scary? Your options were to either purchase a new plan (which would in turn need an expensive device to accompany it) AND you’d have to get locked into a contract where YOU’D be the one responsible for paying the bill ...

7 Winter Driving Tips

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Arrive Safely With These Seven Winter Driving Tips This post brought to you by Kelley Blue Book. The content and opinions expressed below are that of thismamaloves. As the kids transition from their summer to their school routines, our weather does a major transition of its own. Those dog days of summer are replaced by that cool crispness ...

5 tips to reduce holiday stress

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Can you believe we have less than two weeks left before Christmas is here? It feels like I have so much to do and so little time. There is a ton of cooking, shopping, school and sporting events for the kids and lots of work. I am getting stressed out just thinking about all of ...

Holiday Eating Tips

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A MOMS Club friend send this as a forward this morning.  I found it so funny I laughed for about 20 minutes.  To the person who wrote this: I love you, I miss you, where have you been all of my life?  You must be my soulmate. HOLIDAY EATING TIPS 1.    Avoid carrot sticks. Anyone ...