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Stocking Stuffer Idea for Mom: Dry Shampoo from Macadamia and Color Proof

Disclosure:  Product was received to facilitate this post.  All opinions stated are my own. One of my favorite ever beauty products is dry shampoo.  Let’s face it there are never enough hours in the day for moms to get everything done and sometimes washing our hair just has to wait.  I remember not so long […]

Stocking Stuffer Idea: Sheaffer Launches Star Wars Line

Disclosure:  Sheaffer Pens provided product to facilitate this review.  All opinions stated are my own. As you all have learned by now, the rest of my clan are all Star Wars obsessed!  You know that post I did for Father’s Day with gift ideas, yes, my husband has many of those items already.  So, what […]

Lumene Skincare Line Launches at Wal-Mart

Disclosure:  Lumene provided product to facilitate this review.  All opinions stated are my own. We all know how crazy life is with kids.  Throw in a full time job, the blog, a couple of pets, and the crazy just keeps increasing.  Finding “Me Time” does happen, but not during normal day hours.  Like most moms, […]

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Dunn’s River Falls and Dolphin Cove Excursion in Jamaica Review…

Our first stop on our Carnival Dream Cruise was in Montego Bay, Jamaica, or as we learned from the locals “MoBay”.  Choosing an excursion for a family of four can be a bit challenging with the age ranges and differing ideas of fun.  So, after scrolling through all the possible options, we decided to check […]

Exploring the Carnival Dream…

Disclosure:  I partnered with Carnival for a trip.  All opinions stated are my own. Being on a cruise ship is a whole different world, basically you are on a floating island, where you have everything that you could need at your fingertips.  Our second cruise on the Carnival Dream allowed us to really have time […]

Visiting Grand Cayman as a Cruise Stop #CruisingCarnival…

Disclosure:  I partnered with Carnival for a trip.  All opinions stated are my own. If you are cruising on the Carnival Dream, via their Western Carribean 7-day cruise, one of your stops may be Grand Cayman.  This was the second stop on our cruise and we chose to not book an excursion for this port.  […]

Top Kids Activities on the Carnival Dream…

Disclosure:  I am partnering with Carnival for an upcoming trip.  All opinions stated are my own. This Sunday, my family and I will set sail on the Carnival Dream for a 7-day western Caribbean Cruise.  This will be our second time cruising on the Dream and the boys have been making their lists of not […]

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Give the Gift of Popped Corn with G.H. Cretors

Disclosure: G.H. Cretors provided product to facilitate this review.  All opinions stated are my own. As much as I love the holidays, I tend to stress myself out on gift ideas.  This seems to have gotten worse as all my nieces and nephews have gotten older and want gift cards for their gifts.  While I […]

Check Out All of the Roller Grill Offerings at RaceTrac #Dogtoberfest

Disclosure:  Racetrace is sponsoring the content in this post.  All opinions stated are my own. If you family is anything like mine, from Thanksgiving to Christmas is crazy time!  We spend more time on the road than I would like, which makes cooking nearly impossible.  Also, money becomes a little tight with all of our […]

Be On the Look-Out for Black Friday Burger Deals at Gordon Biersh and Rock Bottom Locations

Disclosure: CraftWorks sponsored this post.  All opinions stated are my own. Are you heading out shopping on Black Friday?  Well, once you have walked till your feet are aching and you need a bite to eat, leave those turkey leftovers for another day and head on over to your local Gordon Biersch or Rock Bottom […]

Hop into your local RaceTrac for Dogtoberfest!

Disclosure:  Racetrace is sponsoring the content in this post.  All opinions stated are my own. Down here in the south, we love us some football!!  Seriously, my husband counts down to football season, when we can once again cheer on our LSU Tigers and New Orleans Saints.  And, like everything else in the south, our […]

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Dunn’s River Falls and Dolphin Cove Excursion in Jamaica Review

Our first stop on our Carnival Dream Cruise was in Montego Bay, Jamaica, or as we learned from the locals “MoBay”.  Choosing an excursion for a family of four can be a bit challenging with the age ranges and differing ideas of fun.  So, after scrolling through all the possible options, we decided to check […]

Wild Book Ideas for Kids with National Geographic Kids Books

Disclosure:  National Geographic Kids Books provided product to facilitate this review.  All opinions stated are my own. It is no secret that my kids like books.  Over the years both of my boys have amassed quite a collection, which speaks a lot of their personalities.  Blake’s collection is heavy on Eyewitness Books and Non-Fiction, while […]

Exploring the Carnival Dream

Disclosure:  I partnered with Carnival for a trip.  All opinions stated are my own. Being on a cruise ship is a whole different world, basically you are on a floating island, where you have everything that you could need at your fingertips.  Our second cruise on the Carnival Dream allowed us to really have time […]

Beat the Summer Heat with these Fun Craft Book Ideas for Boys!

Disclosure:  Quarto Group provided these books to facilitate this post.  All opinions stated are my own. Summer is in full swing down here and the only two types of weather we are seeing are HOT and RAINY.  We can’t seem to catch a break, and there are only so many times I can hear “MOM, […]

Visiting Grand Cayman as a Cruise Stop #CruisingCarnival

Disclosure:  I partnered with Carnival for a trip.  All opinions stated are my own. If you are cruising on the Carnival Dream, via their Western Carribean 7-day cruise, one of your stops may be Grand Cayman.  This was the second stop on our cruise and we chose to not book an excursion for this port.  […]