Pick Up the Values – Coupons to Save On Necessities All Summer Long!


Disclaimer: I received compensation and product for this post. All opinions are my own. I hope you enjoy these great coupons!  I don’t know about y’all, but summer can be pretty expensive for my family. We’re home a LOT more, which means we go through a lot more food, toiletries, electricity, etc! I try to cut corners where I can and I try to use coupons to save money as much as possible. My favorite way to save money is {Read More}

Quaker Chewy & Nerf Team Up to #FuelBackyardFun + Win a $25 VISA Gift Card!

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This is a sponsored campaign with Mums the Word Network and Quaker Chewy. All opinions are my own. It’s summer! Which means summertime fun. Playing in the pool, playing at the park, playing ’til dark! Throughout the summer, I find having a good stash of snacks on hand makes the in between meal “I’m hungry!” cries a bit easier to placate. One of our favorite snacks to have on hand are Quaker Chewy Granola Bars! Quaker Chewy helps gives kids the {Read More}

Pretzel Crisps: Great for Dipping and Lower in Calories!

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I received Pretzel Crisps® to facilitate my review. All opinions are my own. I love my snacks salty and with some crunch! I tried Pretzel Crisps® a few months ago and fell in love. Pretzel Crisps® are a thin and crunchy pretzel cracker that forces you to Rethink Your Pretzel. My favorite way to eat Pretzel Crisps®? With hummus. It is the perfect snack and I’ll admit at times it actually is my lunch! (I’ve been known to eat it for dinner as well, oops!) My favorite {Read More}

Royal Sonesta Houston $25 Million Renovation Review PLUS Star of Hope #HolidayHope Charity Event!

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Disclaimer: We were provided a 2 night stay to facilitate this review. All opinions are my own. The weekend before Thanksgiving was a GREAT weekend for our family. We were invited to stay at the GORGEOUS newly renovated Royal Sonesta Hotel in Houston. The Royal Sonesta Hotel in Houston is located in the heart of the Galleria area, minutes away from the theater and museum district and downtown Houston. You seriously won’t find a more luxurious place to stay in {Read More}

Carter’s *HOT* Cyber Monday Sale PLUS Enter to Win a $50 Carter’s Gift Card!

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Disclosure: Post and giveaway sponsored by Carter’s, but all opinions are my own. Please see below for additional disclosure Did you know Carter’s is having an AWESOME sale right now? Both in stores and online you can get really fabulous deals and top them all off with a 25% off coupon code MONDAY25! This Cyber Monday sale is TODAY (12/2) only from now until midnight. They are offering up to 50% throughout the entire site. You can check out Carter’s Cyber {Read More}

*HOT* Stride Rite B1G1 50% Off Sale PLUS a Giveaway! Free Shoes!


It’s no secret that we love Stride Rite shoes around here. They are well made, stylish and I always make sure I purchase them on sale and/or with a coupon! What’s not to love? Check out some of these amazing styles they have right now for as low as $9.95: My daughter needed sneakers badly. When we were back to school shopping, she only picked out “fashion” shoes (her words!) and no sneakers! Well, she quickly grew out of her {Read More}

Review of the Neater Feeder: A Neater Way to Feed Your Pets


I was given this product for free to facilitate this review. The giveaway product will be provided by the company. All opinions are my own (and my dog’s!).  Do you have pets? If so, you probably have to feed them occasionally, right? Our puppy, Cookie, is 8 months old now and the kids have really gotten into a routine of feeding her and caring for her. We love animals, but I have to admit that we waited until our kids {Read More}

Kids Activity: Popcorn Ball Names w/ M&M’s and Pretzel Sticks (Plus Popcorn Ball Recipe!)

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Disclaimer: I received this popcorn ball kit from GoodCook for free. All opinions are my own.  Head on over to GoodCook for more popcorn ball tips!  Recently I was sent one of the coolest review kits I’ve received as a blogger. It was a popcorn ball kit from GoodCook! This package was filled to the brim with goodies galore! My absolute favorite was the Popcorn Baller though. Seriously!? There is a way to make popcorn balls that doesn’t involve burning {Read More}

An Epic Outdoor Adventure Party: Swimming, Dirt Cups, a Birthday and an #EpicParty


This past weekend we had a fun movie screening right in our own home! Have you heard of the movie Epic? As I mentioned in a previous post, I was offered the chance to throw an #EpicParty in my home with my friends and family. Since my nephew was turning 6, we decided to do a joint birthday/Epic movie screening extravaganza! We had the kids snuggle up on the couches with some buttery popcorn while my husband figured out how {Read More}

Pre Party Planning Jitters: Planning an Epic Outdoor Party #EpicDay

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Have you heard of the animated film Epic? From the creators of Ice Age comes the year’s funniest, most exhilarating animated adventure! Transported to a magical world, a teenager (Amanda Seyfried) is recruited by a nature spirit, Queen Tara (Beyoncé Knowles), to help the “Leafmen” save their existence – and ours – from evil warriors. The whole family will love this fast-paced thrill-ride, with its astonishing animation and an all-star voice cast that includes Colin Farrell, Oscar® Winner Christoph Waltz {Read More}