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Keep Your House Smelling Great with Pink Zebra Products

Disclosure:  Pink Zebra provided products to facilitate this review.  All opinions stated are my own. With the holidays come all the smells of cooking, not to mention both my boys have been home from school, and boys are stinky!  I have always loved the smell of candles, but as we have all learned, open flames […]

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 […]

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Tasty Recipes

S’mores Brownie Bites with Peepsters…

This version of Brownie Bites features a graham cracker bottom and is topped with a Peepster for a Marshmallow Creme touch.  They came out super yummy and the whole family loved them!

Satsuma Fruit Salad…

Satsumas are in season down here in NOLA, and that means my neighbors have been graciously sharing their harvests with us.  Only problem is that we have had an overload lately.  This recipe is a quick and easy way to be sure those satsumas get gobbled right up.

Blueberry Banana Bread Recipe…

I am one of those people that can’t stand to see food go to waste.  Which is why when I see those really ripe bananas on my counter, I can only think one thing, Banana Bread!  It is quick, easy and the boys love fresh banana bread for breakfast.  Well, this time I mixed it […]

Homemade Mashed Potatoes Recipe…

Growing up my mom made the best mashed potatoes!  I never knew what boxed mashed potatoes were till I had them at school and trust me there is a huge difference!  Here is the recipe we use and I promise you that it is worth the effort!

Noteworthy News

Krusteaz wants to join you for “National Hot Breakfast for Dinner Month”

Disclosure: Krusteaz provided product and a gift cart to facilitate this review.  All opinions stated are my own. Did you know that February is “National Hot Breakfast Month”?  I know, it is awesome that we have an actual reason to have pancakes for dinner!  Feeding two growing boys and keeping up with weekly meal planning is […]

Hard Candy Galactic Eyes Palette Preview

Disclosure: Hard Candy provided product for review.  All opinions stated are my own. Looking to create some fun new eye combos this spring, then stop by your local Walmart to pick up the Hard Candy Galactic Eyes Palette! This one of a kind eye shadow palette combines the mesmerizing glow of the cosmos with the […]

RaceTrac Makes Stocking Stuffing Easy with Crazy Good-Ness

Disclosure:  Racetrace is sponsoring the content in this post.  All opinions stated are my own. I am going to be honest, this year just flew by, and I am a little freaked out that Christmas will be here THIS WEEKEND!!  If you are in the same boat as me and need stocking filler, but dread […]

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 […]

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, […]

Keep a Healthy Beard with Beard Guyz Grooming Products

Disclosure: Beard Guyz provided product to facilitate this review.  All opinions stated are my own. A few years ago my husband decides to grow and full beard.  I really loved the look and he has kept the beard.  But, for the first year, he really had no idea that the beard would require some extra […]

Keep Your Skin Healthy with Nerium International’s Double Cleansing Botanical Face Wash

Disclosure:  Nerium International provided product to facilitate this review.  All opinions stated are my own. If you haven’t heard, I changed careers about 6 months ago.  I traded in my lab coat and field work wear for business casual and office work.  The change has been great, but along with a change in my attire, […]

Keep Writing in Style with Sheaffer Pens

Disclosure:  Shaeaffer Pens provided product to facilitate this review.  All opinions stated are my own. It is officially the start of school for us, which means we have been buying Back to School supplies for the last couple of weeks.  This was always one of my favorite times of the year, since I got to […]

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 […]