8 Reasons to Garden #GroSomethingGreater

veggies from our garden

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Miracle-Gro for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Growing up, my dad had a garden. I can't remember anything he grew in that garden except for rhubarb, I guess because we used to munch on the rhubarb while catching fireflies in our Underoos.  As I ...

2 Ingredient Chocolate Fluff Recipe

chocolate fluff

It doesn't get much easier than this super simple and just 2 ingredient chocolate fluff recipe.  2 ingredients?  One of them is chocolate?  Score! I love simple recipes and this one takes the cake for simplicity.  Chocolate chips and whipping cream team up to bring you this light, fluffy and chocolately deliciousness. My family loves ...

Disney’s Frozen Sven Marshmallow Pops

Sven Marshmallow pops

OK, I KNOW you have heard of Disney's Frozen. Chances are, since its out on BluRay/DVD, you've even finally seen it.  And chances are, if you saw it, you loved it.  I mean, it is fantabulous.  Or the kids have brainwashed me into believing it is because they sing the songs and act out the movie ...

Love your pits!! Armpits have a purpose, too you know!

dove love your armpits

Remember a few weeks ago I shared with you a bunch of weird armpit facts?  Well, my friends at Lunchbox apparently embraced my weird facts about armpits knowledge and asked if I'd share more armpit stuff with you... well, specifically, this video link which has letters to armpits and ends with a $2 coupon for Dove Advanced ...

Date Night at Home

date night at home

When you don’t have family around to babysit for you, and don’t have a lot of disposable income, going out for date night isn’t always feasible. I mean, it sure is fun, but there is the cost incurred of paying a sitter and whatever you actually do for your date night. That can add up ...

Handmade Anna and Elsa Hair Clips

frozen movie anna elsa hair clips

"Unless you have been living under a rock this past  winter, you have probably heard about the movie Frozen. You may even have been  living in your very own Frozen winter this year with all the snow and colder  than normal temperatures." But now The Bowtique is offering you a way to warm up and  look ...

The Microsoft Store in Farmington, Connecticut #WindowsChampions

microsoft store farmington ct

A few weeks ago, the new Microsoft Store opened at the Westfarms Mall in Farmington, Connecticut. I was all kinds of excited to attend the media tour before the Grand Opening celebration and check out the store itself....but sad for me, I had a nasty bout of strep throat and wasn't even able to get ...

Enter to win tickets to the NCAA Final Four!

walgreens 2015 ncaa final four tickets giveawway

So who wants to win tickets to the NCAA Final Four?  I would LOVE to be at a Final Four game!! Even if my UCONN isn't playing, I'd still love to go! been to college ball games but never a tournament game.  So much excitement, so fast paced.... woo hoo! Unilever has partnered with Walgreens ...

All natural relaxation beverage

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This is a guest post from a friend of a friend named Michael, who recently created this all natural relaxation beverage.  Who doesn't need a little less stress in their lives?  I know I could use some help in that department!  No compensation was received, I just think its a cool product concept. "Feeling stressed?  Our ...

Easy Orange Chicken Recipe (Vegetarian)

quick orange chicken

There are days, more and more frequently, in this house, that I have little time to cook. That means I need quick meals that I can get on the table within 30 minutes of walking in the door. Dance, gymnastics, soccer, baseball, scouts... they all seem to happen just before or after our normal dinner ...