Fight Childhood Malnutrition On National World Food Day 2015

World Food Day

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Amway, however, all opinions are 100% mine. I was at the grocery store with the kids a few days ago. They were driving me crazy! It seemed I could not take more than a few steps before one of them was holding up something [...]

Snack Pack Monster Printables


Thanks to Snack Pack® for sponsoring today's monster printables post! Things are starting to get spooky around here—at least in the fridge and in our lunches. It's creeping up on Halloween, and I love finding little ways to add a little not-so-spooky fun to our everyday lives. Aside from decorating the house to be festive, [...]

My All American movie


I got a sneak peek at the theatrical release of the My All American movie, in a theater nationwide near you November 13, 2015! My All American is the wonderfully inspiring and heartwarming story of Freddie Steinmark, whose dreams of going pro with the NFL were changed forever when he experiences a life-changing event that [...]

Tips to make your trip to the vet easier


Disclosure: Post is sponsored by Merial, a world-leading animal health company, providing a comprehensive range of products to enhance the health and well-being of pets, but all opinions are my own. Please see below for additional disclosure.   I love my curious cat Rosabeth. But, Rosabeth's curiosity puts her at risk for contact with rabies-infected [...]

Leftover Chicken Recipe: Buffalo Chicken Sub

buffalo chicken sub recipe label

I love to do roaster chicken for my family not only because chicken is good for you but also because I can squeeze at least  2 meals out of it (3 if I use the leftover meat and bones for broth!).  Any meal that sets itself up for a second easy dinner is my kind of [...]

Dairy Free Queso Dip

dairy free queso dip recipe

We are smack dab in the middle of football season! This, of course, calls for lots of amazing food- rich, crunchy, creamy, salty, sweet, and loaded with tons of flavor.  My hubby and I love to snack while we yell at the T.V  cheer calmly for our favorite teams. Unfortunately I just recently found out I [...]

Yarn Ghost Garland


This no-sew yarn Halloween craft idea is a great one for everyone in the house. It's Kid Friendly (with supervision) and inexpensive. BUT, it's also something's one of the Halloween decorations you can make with your kids that don’t attract pests. This DIY Yarn Ghost Garland craft and Halloween decorating tips brought to you by Orkin. A bonus [...]

What to pack for an all inclusive vacation


We are heading down to Turks and Caicos to a social media conference in just a few weeks.  Can't even wait. It's getting so close and we have so many, many things to do, like packing, making sure things at the house are squared away with the house sitter, stopping newspapers, checking itineraries, etc. Mostly, [...]

No Sew American Girl Costume

bitty baby costume

While I have definitely bought into the whole American Girl craze for my own little girl I love to make my own clothes and accessories for them as much as possible for two reasons. 1) Of course it is much cheaper 2) I can customize for colors, season, patterns, etc.  My little one asked me [...]

Does Your Dog Know You Love Him

Does Your Dog Know You Love Him

There's never any doubt if Brutus loves us, his family.  We're greeted with that happy tail every time we enter a room and his eager to be petted pounce - yes, he's 11 years old and still pounces like a puppy when we come home.  When someone's sitting on the floor playing, reading, or relaxing [...]