Internet Safety While Traveling Abroad

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Many people travel to faraway lands for business or pleasure trips. Chances are they also have some electronic device in which they can connect to the internet in their carry-on or luggage. Most countries offer some sort of internet access, and connecting to the internet to read/send email or for other matters is the norm, ...

Discover the World of Barbie: A Pony Tale ($100 Walmart GC Giveaway)

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This post about Discover the World of Barbie: A Pony Tale is sponsored by Lunchbox.  Opinions are my own.  Visit Walmart.com this fall and discover the world of Barbie! From the butterfly fairy world of Mariposa, to life in the Dreamhouse, to following Barbie and her sisters in Pony Tale, you can find everything you need to enjoy ...

Holiday Traditions with Hickory Farms #HickoryTradition

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Holiday traditions are by far my favorite part of the holidays. I love looking forward to that special meal and time spent with family all season long; and knowing that all my favorite dishes will be served along with lots of laughter and of course, special new memories made. Hickory Farms gifts have been a classic ...

Snowman Oreo Cookie Balls Recipe #cookieballs

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A few weeks ago my friend Liz posted a Peppermint Oreo Cookie Balls recipe using Peppermint Oreos.  That made me REALLY want Oreos.  I'd never seen the peppermint variety before, so naturally, that's what I had my eye on.  I brought them home and realized, well, hey! I could eat these and enjoy these, but ...

Enter to Win the Fab Style Photo Challenge #FabulistaStyle

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  Show Caress  your Fabulista style for a chance to win an all-expenses paid trip to LA for 2! And listen, I've been to LA.  It's full of fabulous.  You want to go. Or go back.  I know this and even if Lunchbox didn't ask me to tell you about this challenge I'd still think it ...

How to Save Money on Contact Lenses

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Many people often choose glasses over contact lenses because of the cost. Glasses are generally cheaper than contact lenses and last longer. However, some people choose contact lenses over glasses for aesthetic reasons. Unfortunately, the lifespan of contact lenses is rather slim, if you do not know a few pointers that will help you to ...

Teaching children the importance of giving back #GivingTuesday

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When my friends at The Motherhood asked if I'd write a post about #GivingTuesday and share a little about how I go about teaching children the importance of giving back, I had to agree.  How could I not? Giving back to others and paying things forward is something we place a lot of emphasis on ...

Preorder Despicable Me 2 and save $3!

This post brought to you by Walmart. All opinions are 100% mine. Pre order your blu-ray copy of  Despicable Me 2 and buy two (8oz or more) bags of specially marked Cheetos® (below) and you will get  $3 off!  Those crazy minions are back and sillier than ever. Sillier, like even my husband laughed out loud throughout the ...

Decorating a Hanukkah Cake

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This is a fairly simple tutorial for decorating a Hanukkah cake and is a good cake to try for those just learning to work with fondant. This is what I used: 2 - 8” round cakes (completely cooled then frozen for approximately 30 minutes) 9” cardboard cake base Prepared buttercream frosting (in white) Prepared fondant frosting (in white & two ...

Nancy Drew: The Silent Spy for PC and Mac

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Her Interactive is thrilled to announce the launch of the 29th edition of the award winning series with Nancy Drew: The Silent Spy for PC and Mac.  We all remember Nancy Drew from the books we read as children, right? Well, Nancy Drew has since joined us in the 21st century with a game made for super ...