DIY Energizing Citrus Hand & Body Scrub

diy energizing citrus hand and body scrub

I love a nice body scrub. What I don't like are ingredients I can't pronounce nor easily identify.  I do love some fresh scents- and citrus is one of the scents I love best.  It's energizing, it's refreshing, and not to "girly" for the men in my house.  We had a Mom's Club playdate this ...

Kielbasa, Potato, Pine Nuts & Bacon Dinner (Recipe)

kielbasa potato pine nuts and bacon dinner recipe

This is a new-to-my-family recipe that I came up with - we are going to call it Kielbasa, Potato, Pine Nuts & Bacon (with a little spinach) by Taste of Home's Kielbasa Potato Skillet but altered due to what was available in our house.  I was expecting all of us to like it, I mean- it's ...

Valentine’s Wedding Extravaganza Giveaway

VALENTINE wedding giveaway

Welcome to the Valentines Wedding Extravaganza Event! This event is hosted by Dixieland Mom Product & Travel Reviews and So Cal Coupon Mommy and co hosted by This Mama Loves Her Bargains, Freebie Spot, Chillingly Cheap, &  Spend with Pennies. We have some amazing prizes up for grabs! Like this gorgeous wedding gown by Alfred Angelo: The ...

$100 Amazon Giveaway Facebook Blast


Who wants to win an gift card?  Makobi Scribe is bringing you this Amazon Facebook blast. We host one of these blasts each week! If you are a blogger, you can sign up for the blast here. If you are a reader, then good luck! The winner will receive an Amazon gift card for ...

5 Reasons to be excited for Iron Man 3 (May 3) and a Sneak Peek!

iron man 3

5 reasons to be excited for Iron Man 3: 1. Robert Downey Jr. 2. Robert Downey Jr. 3. Iron Man 4. Iron Man 2 5. The Avengers 6. Robert Downey Jr. (I lied. It was 6.  But seriously. There's a little something for everyone in these films- action, drama, romance, comedy!)  

Harman Stoves Offer Eco-Friendly Way to Heat Your Home (Giveaway)

Harman Pellet stove

This post brought to you by Harman Stoves. All opinions are 100% mine.   We have used a fire-burning woodstove or insert for several years to heat our home in the cold months.  It's saved us hundreds a year if not more in oil costs.  We've been able to burn trees that have fallen from storms on ...

Wanna Win Something? Giveaway Linky

mavens of money giveaways

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Does That Home You’re Thinking About Have These Red Flags?


  If you’re tired of wasting money every month as a renter, perhaps it’s time to buy your own home. You may have taken all the appropriate steps, such as improving your credit score and saving for a down payment. Likewise, you may have looked into various surety home loans and applied for financing. But while you’re no ...