Holiday Gift Baskets with ALDI #HolidayStyle

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We used the last of our gift cards that ALDI sent us for the Ambassador program to pay things forward earlier this week.  Walking through the store, I found so many fun things I wanted to buy for decorations for the house, surprises for the kids, etc. but I started thinking about how many people ...

Win a set of Eagle Sport All-Season Tires& $100 Visa GC!

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Goodyear Eagle Sport All-Season tires feature responsive handling and confident all-season traction. This new high-performance tire also carries a 50,000-mile tread life limited warranty. In the tire, an innovative tread compound offers outstanding wet and dry performance, with enhanced grip in ice and snow. The use of silica in the rubber compound of the tread ...

10 Ways to Save on Electric Bills

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That's right, my friends.  You can save money on your electric bills.  There are a lot of things you can do that don't take  a lot of effort, but can really make a big impact when that bill comes through! This post with 10 ways to save on electric bills is brought to you by ...

It’s time to change the cat litter

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So we have two little kittens in our family now.  Lloyd and Rosabeth joined our family a few months ago.  They are not our first cats, but it's the first time we've had more than one cat around.  I was surprised that it isn't the food that they go through more of so much as ...

Personalizing Holiday Memories #PCHoliday

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This is a sponsored post with Provide Commerce and the Social Media Chicks. All opinions are my own. Christmas is such a special time of year for so many of us.  There are so many memories wrapped up in the whole idea of the holidays.  Personalizing holiday memories is one way to give those memories another ...

The joys of potty training #pottytrainingpants #ad

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Pull-Ups® Training Pants. Potty training has been one of my least favorite things about being a parent, but I also tend to make things way harder than they need to be. (Won't my husband be so proud of that realization?) When we used disposable training ...

5 Reasons you MUST get Despicable Me 2 on DVD, BluRay or Combo Pack

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My whole family is enamored with Minions. It started with Despicable Me, and when we saw Despicable Me 2 in the theaters, well, we laughed until our sides hurt.  Now that the new film is available for purchase, we'll be able to watch and watch it again and again. I actually took one of the ...

Why video baby monitors are a great idea

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This post brought to you by VTech Communications. All opinions are 100% mine. One of the first baby purchases we made was a baby monitor.  When we were expecting our first, I couldn't justify (or so I thought) getting one of the new-to-market  video baby monitors- we had a small house and I was going to ...

iPad Air Giveaway #ipad #giveaway

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I’ve partnered with some blogger friends to bring you the chance to win one of the biggest prizes of the year. We’re giving away an iPad Air!   ABOUT THE IPAD AIR   The new iPad Air is unbelievably thin and light. And yet it’s so much more powerful and capable. With the A7 chip, advanced wireless, and great ...

Have a very LEGO Minifigure Family Christmas!

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This post brought to you by LEGO. All opinions are 100% mine. If you know my family at all, you know we LOVE LEGO bricks, sets, Minifigures, games, apparel....all of it.  We have a LEGO Advent calendar every year. Sometimes more than one.  My son eats sleeps and breathes LEGOs.  LEGO just makes so much possible. ...