Travel Tips for a Stress-Free Vacation

8 Tips for a Stress-Free Vacation

Below average temperatures and above average precipitation have hampered most of the country this winter, leaving all of us more ready than ever for a vacation. While having a family can mean added stress while traveling, there is no reason why a family vacation can’t be enjoyable. While it’s a big job, there are steps [...] Easter Deals Hunt Giveaway


This is a Fashionista Event and a promotional item was provided to me by Hosts for this event are Still Blonde after all these Years and ModlyChic. With Easter coming up, it seems like all I am doing is working on Easter baskets, preparing our Easter dinner menu, filling Easter eggs with candy for our annual Easter [...]

Cuba’s Lasting Influence on Miami

When you picture Miami, you probably envision tan, carefree people strolling along the city’s beaches in the sun. But, if you delve a little deeper, you’ll find a city overflowing with culture thanks, in part, to the nearby Caribbean nation of Cuba. With just over 300 miles separating Miami from the ‘Pearl of the Antilles,’ [...]

Share Your Flavor Ideas in the Lays Do Us A Flavor Contest!

#DoUsaFlavor Recipe Collage

I participated in an Ambassador Activation on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Lay’s. I received a promotional item to thank me for participating. You might recall my announcement of the Lay’s Do Us A Flavor contest last month, where Lay’s extended an invitation to their fans all across the country to submit their ideas for the next [...]

RSVP for the #NewFavorites Twitter Party on 3/31/2014 1-2 PM EST!


JOIN THE #NEWFAVORITES TWITTER PARTY MARCH 31st, 2014 1-2 PM EST With the Winter season fading into Spring, it’s time to start thinking about picnics, barbecues, family dinners and gatherings with friends and family! What better way to celebrate time together than by exploring all of the new tasty offerings from our favorite brands at [...]

Mishaps in Blogging…DRINKALLTHEJUICE

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So, sometimes as a blogger, I receive requests from companies to send me products with the expectation that if I like them, I will include them in a blog post I am working on. Most of the time I just delete those emails because let’s face it, I get offered a lot of junk. Other [...]

The Walgreens Race Around America is On! #RaceAroundAmerica

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Did you know that 25% of American households are either underbanked, or even unbanked? This means that they rely on places like check cashing businesses for their banking needs, and that they largely use cash instead of credit or debit cards. Whether you’re afraid of banks because that’s what your grandmother taught you, you can’t get a [...]

Avoid Swamp Butt with the Cottonelle Clean Care Routine!


This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and Cottonelle but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #CtnlCareRoutine When I hear my friends talking about potty training their toddlers, I have to giggle a little. You see, Angeline is 16, and long past the potty training [...]

Saint Patrick’s Day Dipped Oreo Cookies


Ever since I learned to bake, I have preferred homemade cookies over the store bought varieties. There’s just something about a warm-out-of-the-oven, soft and chewy cookie that the brands in stores just can’t replicate. The one exception to that rule is Oreos. I’ve never found a recipe that resulted in anything similar to an Oreo! [...]

Looking for a Healthier Work-Life Balance? Check out Mom Corps YOU!

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I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting (#MC) for Mom Corps YOU. I received a free trial to facilitate my review and a promotional item as a thank you for participating. After spending over a decade in a cubicle in various companies, I handed in my final resignation and walked away from a [...]

The Hidden Truth : Vein Disease


One of the things that I heard when I was pregnant was that gaining too much weight would cause varicose veins. This was something that really stuck with me, and while I have found it that it is not true, it did get me thinking about vein disease, and wondering what does cause it. Currently, [...]

3 Reasons to Outsource Your Online Marketing to a Trusted Provider

Many businesses that advertise are coming to the realization that they need to boost their online presence in order to remain competitive. These businesses may already be relying on advertising, marketing and PR firms to get their message across. However, traditional advertising and marketing firms may not have all the expertise needed to adequately provide [...]