Learning to Love My Beautiful Imperfections

AVEENO Makeup Removing Wipes

This post was sponsored by AVEENO® through their partnership with POPSUGAR. While I was compensated to write a post about AVEENO®, all opinions are my own.  As much as I hate to admit it, I am a perfectionist at heart. I may spend hours crafting a blog post, get upset when a recipe doesn’t turn out the right way, or feel like a failure when my house is a mess – for the third time of the … [Read more...]

Moms, Unwind in Comfort with Gold Toe

Gold Toe Oh.So.Soft

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Gold Toe. I received product samples to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Being a stay a home mom is no easy task. Before I had kids, I thought about how fun and relaxing it would be to stay home with my babies once we had them. Boy, was I wrong! Add a blog and … [Read more...]

DIY Father’s Day Coupons & a Gift Idea for your Car Lover

Homemade Father's Day Coupons for your Car Lover

This Father's Day and car loving shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #TheGiftOfClean #CollectiveBias My husband isn't the easiest person to buy for. His wish list contains very few, mostly expensive items. He does like practical gifts, however, and he does love his car -- two things I can use when shopping for him. Since … [Read more...]

Saving For a Rainy Day…or Living for a Sunny Day?

First Beach Trip

In our home, 2015 has become known as the year we tackle our money issues. We are working hard to save, budget, and pay off debts that we have accumulated in 7 years of marriage (and some we each brought to the marriage). We have a little "Rainy Day" fund, saving for things we want to do with the boys later in the year. For us, that means lots of budgeting for each paycheck so that we can enjoy … [Read more...]

6 Things to Buy for Cold & Flu Season

6 things to buy for cold & flu season

Cold & flu season is wrecking havoc all over the country this year. So many people are being hospitalized, or at the least, stuck in bed with the sniffles, body aches, fevers, and all the other usual symptoms. In our home, we have battled with sinus infections, ear infections, and the common cold. Nothing too major, but when it hits, everyone passes it around and we all feel like … [Read more...]

How to Lose Weight as a Couple…and Stay Sane while Doing it!

How to Lose Weight as Couple..and stay sane while doing it!

Many couples claim that the best way to lose weight is to do it with their partner -- after all, who better than the person you already share a lifestyle with?  At the same time, so many couples cite weight loss by one partner as a source of problems in their relationship. Since weight loss is easier with a partner, and because it can also be a source of change within in a relationship, it … [Read more...]