Get a New Pet with the Help of the AKC

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of American Kennel Club for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. When deciding to add our golden retriever to our family, we didn't think to go anywhere but to a reputable breeder. He has become "one of us" and we wouldn't have it any other way. The American Kennel Club is able to assist you with buying a purebred like ours! Having a … [Read more...]

Babies Can Be Sports Fans Too!

Atlanta Braves Baby Bib

Yes, it's true! As far back as I can remember, I have been a fan of baseball. I know my love goes back until I was at least three years old. I wanted to do everything that my Papa did, and watching the Atlanta Braves play ball was one of his favorite past times. I'd sit on his lap and watch with him - our favorite player was Dave Murphy. Fast forward a few - *cough* 27 *cough* - years later, … [Read more...]

Spring Cleaning Twitter Giveaway

Spring Cleaning Giveaway

This is the time of year when many are decluttering, organizing, and straightening up their home. It's likely you are tossing out things you no longer need or want. Bloggers do the same from time to time -- so several of us decided to get together and host a giveaway in celebration! We have unused gift cards, prizes, and more that we'd love to pass on to one lucky winner. There is over $200 in … [Read more...]

I Just Felt Like Running…

Color Me Rad 5K in Chattanooga

Contrary to the title, this post isn't about Forrest Gump (I hope you got the connection, though!). It is, in fact about running - well, participating in running events. I just did my first 5K at the end of March. I decided to make my inaugural event exciting and fun with the Color Me Rad 5K in Chattanooga, TN. Despite the rain and my lack of adequate training prior to the race, I had a … [Read more...]

Atlanta Things to Do: LEGOLand Discovery Center

LEGOLand Batman

My family received passes to visit LEGOLand Discovery Center in Atlanta. All opinions are our own! Over the weekend, the four of us visited the LEGOLand Discovery Center in Phipps Plaza in Buckhead. It was amazing to go to an Atlanta attraction and not have to pay to park - and we got a space just a few feet from the door! The family-friendly attraction is somewhere I have been wanting to … [Read more...]

Race Around America Promotion with Walgreens


This post is brought to you by Walgreens. All opinions are mine! I just found out about an exciting new campaign brought to you by Walgreens Balance Financial Prepaid MasterCard called "Race Around America"! If you are racing fan, you will be excited to know that #RaceAroundAmerica is an interactive campaign fueled by fan interaction that will culminate with the awarding of the grand prize, a … [Read more...]

Become a Toxin Freedom Fighter for a Safer Environment #FightToxins

Toxin Freedom Fighters Campaign

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Seventh Generation. I received a promotional item and product samples as a thank you for participating Since expanding our family, James and I have become more aware of the need for safe products in our home. Before, we'd buy whatever was on sale. Now, we try to go for organic and toxin-free products so we aren't exposing our … [Read more...]