Six Tips For Choosing A Hotel #ClubCarlsonAmbassador

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I was asked to participate in the #ClubCarlsonAmbassador, sponsored by Club Carlson. Although I have been compensated, all opinions are my own. One of my favorite things to do in this world is travel. I love to see and experience different cultures, meet new people and try new cuisines. When I am planning a trip, ...

Teajito Mocktail

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I am a sweet tea drinking gal, that's just the way it is. I am in the South and it is an unwritten rule around here that you are weened off your bottle onto your momma's sweet tea. Okay maybe it's not quite that early but it is a staple in many households.  I love ...

Super Easy Italian Sandwich Recipe

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 I think we've discovered the quickest way to do dinner. I have my new "dinner arsenal" growing by the week.  But these sandwiches ... four minutes, with warm, crusty bread?  They are going straight to the top of the list.  Warm, crusty bread AND ready in literally under 5 minutes.  Add some veggies or salad ...

Peach Dump Cake a la Mode

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With the dog days of summer comes more frequent opportunities to serve tasty, refreshing meals that delight the whole family. I don't know about you, but I am always up for finding new recipes to make, especially in the summer when I'm not in hyper planning and schedule mode and frequently have last minute everything to put ...

Family Road Trip Essentials #FisherNutExactly

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With the onset of summer comes summer vacations. Yaay! For many of us, that means rounding up the family, packing up the car, and hitting the road! Remember those college age road trips of your not so distant past? You know, those spur-of-the-moment ROAD TRIP adventures? Well, this is nothing like that. Because, you know... ...

I am not a horse.

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I am participating in a sponsored campaign hosted by Centrum®. I received compensation for this post. While all opinions stated are my own, I make no claims about Centrum® as a product or its effectiveness. One of the things that keeps me from being consistent and dedicated to taking a multivitamin has always been the size ...

Cool Gift Ideas for Dad #EssenceOfCool

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This post is sponsored by Arctic Cove; however, all thoughts and opinions are all mine. When I was growing up, I felt I had the coolest dad on the whole block. I am sure most of the kids on the block felt the same about their dad, but mine actually was! No matter how many ...

hhgregg Salutes Everyday Heroes #MaytagSalutes #sweeps #HHGhero

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 Do you know one thing that's super important, that we should all do on a regular basis?  Honor our everyday heroes. We should.  Those who serve in our military, to protect the rights and freedoms that we so often take for granted- we need to honor and salute them regularly.  It's not just the individual ...

Do You Know When Your Child Needs An Eye Exam?

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As a parent, we have so many things we have to think about and remember when it comes to our kids. Sometimes we get so focused on the day to day activities, we do not always remember to follow through on other issues. When we have a healthy child, this is especially true for many ...

Camp Invention Summer Camps #thinkmakecreate #giveaway

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Summer is coming really fast and many of us are planning the kids' activities for those many weeks off.  My kids are typically with me all day, but we do like to do some camp time for them just for a change of scenery and some different fun.  This year, the kids are super excited ...