5 tips for hosting a garden party #Giveaway

tips for hosting a garden party

Hosting a garden party can be tons of fun. Garden parties are great because they are almost always laid back and casual. Kind of like a perfect ladies' night. I have this idea in my head that I want to have a Garden Party with my girlfriends this spring. Parties are fun. Parties have food. ...

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

XP & Staples Twitter Party Promo Image

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 ...

5 things to clean monthly #HealthierHome #giveaway

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 ...

Tips for Tax time and helpful budget tips #WindowsChampions

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Five things I love #DunkinMugUp

#dunkinmugup love

Happy Valentine's Day, my friends!! I can't believe it's this far into 2014. Where does the time go? With the day of love coming tomorrow, it seemed kind of appropriate to talk about things I love. So without further ado, here are 5 things that I love. #1 My family- they are my heart, and nothing matters ...

The Joy of the Right Pet

the perfect pet

The Joy of the Right Pet This post about how welcoming a new pet into your home is always a joyous occasion is a guest post. Puppies, kittens or even iguanas add play and companionship to any family. However, the success of that introduction depends upon taking a few steps to ensure comfort not only for your ...

Outback Steakhouse Steak Menu for Two for Valentine’s Day #OutbackBestMates

outback steakhouse valentines day

This post about the Outback Steakhouse Steak Menu for Two is brought to you as part of my #OutbackBestMates Ambassadorship.  Opinions are my own.  Friday is Valentine's Day.  A few days away.  As always, we actually have no plans.  Which is aok.  Although I've been wanting a good steak for a while.  I think we may ...

How to stay safe on Facebook

how to stay safe on facebook

This post about How to Stay Safe on Facebook is brought to you through my Ambassadorship with Hotspot Shield.  Opinions are my own.   When it comes to Facebook, virtually everyone is joining in the fun. (Except my husband). In world where your Grandma is just as likely to have a profile as your best friend, Facebook ...