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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, […]

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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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Star Wars Gift Ideas for Father’s Day

My husband is a total Star Wars fanatic!  And, it is easily my go to gifts for him for every occasion.  I have bought prints, helmets, trading cards and much more.  This year, I had him sit down and make me a list, so that I know what to get and can share some insight […]

Morton Salt Next Door Chef: New Orleans Is Now Live!

Disclosure:  This post is sponsored by Morton Salt.  All opinions stated are my own. Remember last year, when I told you all about how I got to attend a Morton Salt event in my city?  Well, the Morton Salt’s Next Door Chef: New Orleans Edition is now live and I can tell you all about […]

Community Coffee Releases a New Blend and Supports the Wetlands

Disclosure:  Community Coffee provide product to facilitate this review.  All opinions stated are my own. My kids know that it is not wise to speak to me before I have had at least one sip of coffee in the morning.  My go to favorite coffee is Community Coffee’s Breakfast Blend, but I have to say […]

Have a Happy Healthy Pregnancy with UpSpring #UpSpringBaby

Disclosure: This review was made possible by iConnect and UpSpring.  I was provided compensation to facilitate this post, but all opinions stated are 100% mine. There are a lot of things that I have forgotten out about my two pregnancies, but one thing I do remember were the nasty tasting prenatal vitamins!  They had to […]

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Star Wars Gift Ideas for Father’s Day

My husband is a total Star Wars fanatic!  And, it is easily my go to gifts for him for every occasion.  I have bought prints, helmets, trading cards and much more.  This year, I had him sit down and make me a list, so that I know what to get and can share some insight […]

Hanes ComfortBlend Undershirts are Perfect for your Big Softy!

Disclosure:  Hanes provided product to facilitate this post.  All opinions stated are my own. If your husband is anything like mine, he will wear his undershirts till they are threadbare, like holes under the arms and you can see through them.  Every time I try to buy him some new ones, his response is “I […]

Keep the Fresh Smell Longer with Air Wick Pure

Disclosure:  Air Wick provided product to facilitate this post.  All opinions stated are my own. As much as I seem to clean, I will admit that my house does not always smell as fresh as I would like it to.  In my defense, I share my living space with two boys, a dog, a cat, […]

Unwind and Get Crafty with these Books!

Disclosure:  Quarto Group provided these books to facilitate this post.  All opinions stated are my own. Over the last couple of months, I have rediscovered how much I enjoy coloring.  Mostly I am hijacking Blake’s gel pens and coloring books, but recently, this mama got her own books. Quarto Group sent me these three fun […]

Morton Salt Next Door Chef: New Orleans Is Now Live!

Disclosure:  This post is sponsored by Morton Salt.  All opinions stated are my own. Remember last year, when I told you all about how I got to attend a Morton Salt event in my city?  Well, the Morton Salt’s Next Door Chef: New Orleans Edition is now live and I can tell you all about […]