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Use #TexasPete to Spice up your Meals #FeedingAmerica


This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Texas Pete for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Something happened with Rob’s palette 2years ago. He started craving super spicy foods and adding hot sauce to everything. Now when it’s time to set the table for any meal the kids are required to […]

Shopping #MyMixx app from Acme Markets


When you look through your grocery store ads each week how many MUST HAVE items do you see?  This past week during my weekly shopping trip and I found Eggo Waffles (box of ten) on sale for $1. There are always lots of things for $1 at Acme Markets but this is by far one […]

Kid Friendly Cruising on Carnival #cruisingcarnival

Your Kids Will Never Be Bored on Carnival Cruise #cruisingcarnival

Being miles and miles off shore on a cruise ship is one of the most exciting things to happen for my kids. They absolutely love cruising and have been lucky enough to have experienced it twice now.  I get asked a lot if cruising is truly a kid friendly vacation. My answer is an emphatic YES when […]

Advice for Starting the College Search #JourneytoCollege

Advice for Starting the College Search

For Sabreena’s entire high school career we were on her about making the right steps towards a positive and productive college choice. Unfortunately most of our advice fell on deaf ears.  This fall instead of attending the college of her choice she’ll be starting off at community college. Our biggest hurdle through the college selection […]

Bark Week on @HubTVNetwork

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We’re all heard of Shark Week, that terrifying but too cool to look away programming special happening on Discovery Channel this week. How about something a little tamer, something a little furry. How about Bark Week from our friends at Hub Network. Bark Week is a weeklong schedule of family favorite programming featuring our hairy […]

Back to School Shopping with Schoola 20% off

Back to School Shopping

School has started in some school districts already. We still have a couple weeks but that doesn’t mean I haven’t started stressing about the shopping and planning that has to be done. is an easy way to help your child’s school or other schools in need to raise money for programs, supplies or even […]

Pizza Night #familyfavorites

Pizza Night with Classico Sauces #familyfavorites #shop #cbias

Each Friday is Pizza night in our home. It’s a way to make #familyfavorites into a lovely family gathering putting tasty ingredients together into a meal we can all enjoy. Homemade Pizza starts with homemade dough. This is one of my least favorite things to do (such a mess) but it’s so worth it. I’ve […]

How Often Do You Clean Your Rugs?

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  I think my main problem in why I haven’t cleaned our rugs is because it’s so hard to decide on the best steam cleaner to buy. For us we don’t clean our rugs as often as we probably should.  As a matter of fact we have never cleaned our rugs and we have lived […]

Meal Planning with Acme Markets #HUGESALE

Meal Plan with Acme #HUGESALE

There is still plenty of time to take advantage of Albertsons, Jewel-Osco, Acme Markets, Shaws, Star Market and United sale going on celebrating their anniversary. In my own neighborhood store, Acme Markets I’m able to meal plan directly from the #HUGESALE weekly ad. I can include each meal and even snacks and dessert. This definitely doesn’t […]

FREE Salad for a Year #HUGESALE with Acme & Albertson Markets

Free Earthbound Salad for a Year Giveaway from Albertsons & Acme Family Markets #HUGESALE

In celebration of their 123rd Anniversary Albertsons, Acme Markets, Jewel-Osco, Shaw’s, Star Market and United Markets or showing off their #HUGESALE. In addition to the great deals on Pepsi, Frito-Lay and Quaker products that we all love their also running an awesome sweepstakes: Earthbound Farms Free Salad For a Year Giveaway to 75 lucky winners   That’s a […]