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Top 7 Great Tools for Women

Top 7 Great Tools for Women
September 18, 2018
The DIY boom is here, ladies, and it’s time to roll up our sleeves. Too long have we left those torn window screens and unhung Ikea light fixtures to the men in our lives, who always promise to “get around to it tomorrow,” only for six months to ... Read More

Keeping my kids safe, happy, and healthy

Keeping my kids safe, happy, and healthy
September 16, 2018
You might think healthy living is all about the food you put into your body, but it’s also about the environment you inhabit. As a mom, it’s up to me to make sure that my home is a safe place for my family. Safety includes everything from being r... Read More

Should I drink Fluoridated Tap Water?

Should I drink Fluoridated Tap Water?
September 14, 2018
Water is essential to every living being on this planet. Unfortunately that doesn’t mean that all water is safe to drink! In fact approximately 97% of the water on the planet is actually in the sea! Even rain water cannot be relied on to be... Read More

Finding the Right Home in Texas

Finding the Right Home in Texas
September 11, 2018
If you’re looking for the right home, you can start searching for it in Texas. The state right now has a lot of emerging markets offering high job growth, especially in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.   But going beyond the DFW area, you ... Read More

Quick Tips For Cleaning Your Outdoor Barbecue

Quick Tips For Cleaning Your Outdoor Barbecue
September 11, 2018
If you are lucky, you may live somewhere that allows you to use your outdoor barbeque all year round. But for most people, barbeque season is a highly anticipated time during the warmer months that includes great eats and family fun enjoyed outdo... Read More

Healthy Living

Perfect Dance Bag – Thirty-One Gifts All Packed Duffle

Perfect Dance Bag – Thirty-One Gifts All Packed Duffle
September 23, 2017
Fall Sports are underway, from Football, Tennis, Soccer and for us Dance! Sarah is moving up in dance classes and also in a lot more so we knew it was time to upgrade her dance bag to fit her growing needs. She instantly was in love with the A... Read More

CLICK Coffee Protein Drink *Giveaway closed*

CLICK Coffee Protein Drink *Giveaway closed*
June 4, 2017
This year I had some major set backs in my fitness goals, so much going on that I let everything I had worked hard on slide. We moved to Texas from California and I am slowly getting back into my routine and on track. I am turning to CLICK Protei... Read More

Easy Lemon Chicken using Santa Cruz Organic

Easy Lemon Chicken using Santa Cruz Organic
March 2, 2017
After a fun and food-filled holiday season, we’re ready for a fresh start. The new year is the perfect time to refocus your energy, let go of old habits and embrace new ones – such as prioritizing an organic lifestyle. Santa Cruz Organic 100% Jui... Read More

21 Day Fix Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

21 Day Fix Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies
August 23, 2016
For those of you who are using any BeachBody program and the portion control containers have you been wanting a treat too?I have a bad sweet tooth so trying to stay completely on track has been very hard! I need to be able to treat myself with... Read More

How to Meal Prep with BeachBody

How to Meal Prep with BeachBody
August 22, 2016
  Autumn Calabrese (Fitness trainer) recently launched FIXATE; a cooking series exclusively presented on Beachbody On Demand featuring delicious recipes prepared to conform to the colored coded portion control container system made famous... Read More

Switch it up with Jennie-O

Switch it up with Jennie-O
March 2, 2016
Each year, many Americans commit to New Year’s resolutions focused on achieving a healthier lifestyle. However, by the second week in February, 80 percent of those resolutions are kicked to the curb as people try to implement impractical lifestyl... Read More

Giveaways

Celebrate Dreambaby’s 20th Anniversary! *Giveaway ends Aug. 30th*

Celebrate Dreambaby’s 20th Anniversary! *Giveaway ends Aug. 30th*
August 16, 2018
With lots of children running around and adults enjoying a relaxing afternoon, it is important to have the right precautions in place to ensure that barbeques, patio steps... Read More

Seventeen: College Goals *Giveaway ends May 26th*

Seventeen: College Goals *Giveaway ends May 26th*
May 11, 2018
* Bluestreak Books is partnering with me for a giveaway! The only thing standing between you and that college life is figuring out where you might want to go, completin... Read More

Super Wubble Brite

Super Wubble Brite
October 28, 2017
Super Wubble Brite is a fun new Wubble Bubble ball! It puts on a serious light show.  Super Wubble Brite goes from red to blue to green and all the colors in between.  Mad... Read More

The Emoji Movie! *Giveaway ends Nov. 6th*

The Emoji Movie! *Giveaway ends Nov. 6th*
October 23, 2017
Be the movie night hero and bring home the film that kids give two thumbs up to for the ultimate kid’s movie night! It’s time to express yourself when Sony Pictures Animat... Read More

Despicable Me 3 (& $25 Visa Giveaway closed)

Despicable Me 3 (& $25 Visa Giveaway closed)
June 22, 2017
This post is in partnership with Universal Pictures. DESPICABLE ME 3 – In Theaters June 30 Illumination, who brought moviegoers Despicable Me and the biggest animate... Read More

Food & Recipes

Easy Lemon Chicken using Santa Cruz Organic

Easy Lemon Chicken using Santa Cruz Organic
March 2, 2017
After a fun and food-filled holiday season, we’re ready for a fresh start. The new year is the perfect time to refocus your energy, let go of old habits and embrace new on... Read More

21 Day Fix Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

21 Day Fix Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies
August 23, 2016
For those of you who are using any BeachBody program and the portion control containers have you been wanting a treat too?I have a bad sweet tooth so trying to stay comple... Read More

How to Meal Prep with BeachBody

How to Meal Prep with BeachBody
August 22, 2016
  Autumn Calabrese (Fitness trainer) recently launched FIXATE; a cooking series exclusively presented on Beachbody On Demand featuring delicious recipes prepared t... Read More

Tasty Homemade Apple Peanut Granola

Tasty Homemade Apple Peanut Granola
April 18, 2016
It’s time to shake off those winter blues and get ready for the warmer days ahead. In honor of the season, Santa Cruz Organic has created a new spin on a pantry staple wit... Read More

Switch it up with Jennie-O

Switch it up with Jennie-O
March 2, 2016
Each year, many Americans commit to New Year’s resolutions focused on achieving a healthier lifestyle. However, by the second week in February, 80 percent of those resolut... Read More