Decadent Crockpot Chocolate Lava Cake Recipe

I don't know that I can or will ever forget the first time I tasted a chocolate lava cake. It was love at first bite. My mom loved them too- and she wasn't a big chocolate fan (key lime was her thing, for sure!). Making the chocolate lava cake in the crock pot may seem ...

Celebrate Easter with Thomas & Friends (Twitter Party) #ThomasRewards

Easter is fast approaching.  We have a little friend Greyson who just LOVES Thomas the Tank Engine and all of his friends from the Island of  Sodor. The kids and I decided we'd put together a really fun Thomas & Friends Take-n-Play Easter Basket to give the Easter Bunny a little help behind the scenes. ...

8 Reasons to Upgrade to Windows 8.1 at Staples (Twitter Party) April 7 #byeXP

I am a Windows Champion and have partnered with Windows and Staples to host this Twitter party. Opinions are my own. I hope you'll join Windows and Staples (and me!) on Monday, April 7.  We're going to be talking about 8 reasons to Upgrade to Windows 8.1 at Staples during this party, because who doesn't want ...

Sponsored Video: The Hair Clog Eliminator

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I've never had a lot of hair come off my head.  Or rather, I never did , until about 4 months post-partum with kid #1. That's when things got ugly. I had no idea I was shedding hair like crazy. I mean, I've never had particularly long hair so it just wasn't on my radar? But my ...

$500 Disney Gift Card Giveaway (and $100 Disney GC too!)

Are you ready for the happiest giveaway ever? My blogger friends and I have teamed up to bring you a fabulous Disney Giveaway this month. Two lucky winners will receive Disney gift cards that can be used on an upcoming Disney vacation, Disney Store purchase and more!   GIVEAWAY   Prizes: $500 Disney Gift Card & $100 Disney Gift Card (can ...

Maple Glazed Ham Recipe with Pomegranate Pineapple Reduction

I have two very special things to share in this post today.  First comes a delicious recipe JUST in time for Easter and Spring and any time you want a good glazed ham recipe. Then, after the recipe, you can meet my new friends from Ziplist and find out all about their awesomeness.  (That's totally ...

Get sharpie off a stuffed animal #BizChallenge #ad

This post about how to get sharpie off a stuffed animal is brought to you by Biz Stain & Odor Eliminator. All opinions are 100% mine. So my four year old, she really likes to color. It's rare to see her without a crayon, pencil or marker in her hand.  We've always been really diligent about ...

5 things to clean monthly

Being proactive with your cleaning will help keep your home a healthier one, and likely save you money in the long run because your appliances don't have to work as hard to be efficient. It also means your home will smell fresher and not get stinky. It's finally spring and a good time to start ...

Soup’s On! 21 Fabulous Soup Recipes for Sunday Dinner @foodie

I love soup.  I've had a longstanding love affair with it.  Given that we're expecting rain this weekend, ALL weekend, I can tell you that I will be making soup at least one weekend day and letting it simmer on the stove or in my crock pot all day long.  I thought I'd share with ...

Tips for Tax time and helpful budget tips

As I sit here looking at the far too big folder of all of our tax papers... and really just would like to avoid the task one more day, it got me to thinking about  budgets and taxes and ways to stay on top of things. My friends at Windows sent over these tips for ...