Protecting your Identity with the Fellowes M-12C Shredder


I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Fellowes Brands. I received a product sample to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. With the holidays here, lots of shopping is being done. Credit cards are being used, so statements are arriving in the mail. Many stores can run your check and hand it right back to you, … [Read more...]

Teaching Our Kids to Give Back is our #RedKettleReason

Salvation Army #RedKettleReason

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Influence Central for The Salvation Army. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating. My 4 year old is getting to the age where he understands a lot about the holidays. He knows we get together with family, exchange gifts, put up our Christmas tree, and drive around looking at the lights. It's time for us to really start driving home … [Read more...]

6 Ways to Prepare your Home for Cold & Flu Prevention

Change Your Filtrete Air Filter

With cold and flu season upon us, parents everywhere probably wish they could wrap their kids up in a protective, germ-free bubble. With an 11 month old in our home, I really wish this were possible! Especially with a 4 year old who hasn't gotten all of the ways to prevent spreading germs down pat just yet. In order to keep my family from feeling under the weather, there are a few ways I'm … [Read more...]

Holiday Bookmarks & Silhouette’s Black Friday Deals

Silhouette's Black Friday Deals

Before I became a blogger, I never considered myself a crafty person. Being exposed to so many crafty photos, projects, and tutorials, however, has given me the urge to start making things myself! When Silhouette agreed to send me a Portrait to try out, I was definitely excited. I have heard all about these machines, and knew you can do LOTS of fun crafts with them. I'm looking forward to … [Read more...]

Spread Holiday Cheer with BIC Mark-It™ Merry Marking Ideas

BIC Mark-It Challenge

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of BIC®. All opinions are 100% mine. The holidays should be about spending time with those you love, family and friends. It's also a great time to spread cheer and happiness. No one should feel along during this season! It only takes a moment of your time to make the day of someone you love...or even the day of a perfect stranger! In providing a … [Read more...]

Bonefish Grill Sunday Brunch Available Black Friday & Saturday

Bonefish Grill Bang Bang Shrimp

Who will be shopping on Black Friday? I've been part of the crowd of shoppers for years, starting super early in the morning to get the best deals. My mom, sister, and I usually don't finish until mid-morning...which is the perfect time to grab a bite to eat before going home. This year, Bonefish Grill will be offering shoppers the chance to refuel with their beloved Sunday Brunch! The … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Live Carbon Neutral

5 Ways to Live Carbon Neutral

When you think of living carbon neutral, your first thought might be to purchase an electric car or solar panels. Living carbon neutral doesn't require as much effort or expense as you might think, though. In fact, most carbon neutral actions cost nothing or actually save you money. Here are five ways to live carbon neutral. Recycle One of the easiest ways to decrease your carbon footprint … [Read more...]

Beat the Winter Holiday Chills with these Cool Winter Wardrobe Tips

Winter Wardrobe Tips

As temperatures fall and the days start to draw in, for many people it’s an opportunity to begin their winter travels. Whether you’re a keen snow sports enthusiast, a family hoping to meet Santa in Lapland or simply want to take advantage of the fantastic opportunities for Christmas shopping and seasonal delights available in many cities, the colder months can actually be a great time for enjoying … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Turn Dinner Time into Fun Family Time #sharethetable

Barilla #SharetheTable Initiative

This post is brought to you by Barilla. All opinions are mine.   James and I have always felt that dinner time is one of the most important times of the day for families. Before we had kids, we knew we wanted to have the meal around the dining room table so we could all enjoy it together. We got ourselves in the habit by doing dinner at the table, just the two of us. Busy schedules don't allow … [Read more...]