Easy Ways to Become more Energy Efficient

Easy Ways to Become More Energy Efficient #PGEhome #ad

With a cold winter rapidly approaching, now is a great time to start thinking about ways to become more energy efficient in the home. Making a few simple adjustments will have you saving energy and money in no time. 1| Use the Quick Cycle Setting on your washing machine. The quick cycle setting uses less water and less energy while still cleaning your clothing. Washing with cold or tap temperature water is another way to use your washer in a more energy efficient manner. 2| … [Continue reading...]

Tips for Managing the Effects of Diabetes

Tips for Managing the Effects of Diabetes #Moms4JNJConsumer #ad

This post is part of the HEALTHY ESSENTIALS® 2014 program by Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc. and The Motherhood, who sent me a box of products and compensated me for my time. Opinions, experiences and photos shared here are all my own, and I hope you enjoy them. Did you know that November is Diabetes Awareness month? Nearly 30 million children and adults in the United States have diabetes. There are another 86 million more have pre diabetes and are at risk for developing type 2 … [Continue reading...]

Simple Snack Recipe: Popcorn Bark

A Simple Snack: Popcorn Bark made with Reese's Spreads #AnySnackPerfect #ad

This Reese’s Spreads Popcorn Bark shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.  It’s no secret that I love popcorn. And that I don’t typically like to share. Today, I’m showing how I jazz up this snack by using Reese’s Spreads to create a popcorn bark that […]

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join the fun #whipitupwednesday craft, recipe, and diy project party!

Whip It Up Wednesday

I’m so excited that Thanksgiving is next week! I love preparing a big meal, watching football, and enjoying time with my family. I’m hoping that the weather is nice and we can enjoy a nice walk after eating. But, if it’s anything like today, I’m not leaving the house! I mentioned last week that I’ve […]

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Holiday Shopping Strategy

Holiday Shopping Strategy for 2014 #LoveFreeShipping #CleverGirls #ad

With the holiday shopping season quickly approaching (okay, it is HERE!), it’s time to talk about putting together a holiday shopping strategy. Now, as much as I love shopping, I hate crowds. There is nothing fun about walking around the mall lugging a heavy winter jacket, listening to a kid beg for a pretzel, while […]

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3 Steps for a Clean Home and a Carpet Freshener Recipe

Keep your home clean with these 3 easy steps and make your own DIY carpet freshener recipe. #EurekaPower #ad

This 3 Steps for a Clean Home and a Carpet Freshener Recipe shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #EurekaPower #CollectiveBias The holidays are coming, the holidays are coming! Feel like you’re being pulled in one million directions? If you don’t, just wait. It will happen. […]

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Thanksgiving PayPal Cash Giveaway

Enter to win $100 PayPal cash from @Naptimeismytime & @thesavingspro for your Thanksgiving feast!

With Thanksgiving just a few days away, I know how difficult it can be for some parents to provide a delicious, hot meal for their families. Well, I have something that will help ease the burden. One lucky person is going to win $100 PayPal cash in time for Thanksgiving! I’m excited to have partnered […]

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Join the fun #WhipItUpWednesday craft, recipe, and DIY project party!

Whip It Up Wednesday

Thanksgiving is just around the corner – and I bet that you’re getting as excited as I am. I’ve already made homemade cranberry sauce once this fall! It’s a must have for a complete Thanksgiving meal, don’t you agree? With all the inspiration in the world, I’m sure I’ll find more in all of the […]

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November Reader Appreciation Giveaway: iPad Mini

Enter to win an iPad mini from @naptimeismytime and friends

Welcome to the iPad mini 3 16GB Wi-Fi Giveaway! I am so EXCITED to have partnered with an AMAZING group of bloggers to bring you this super fantastic giveaway. One lucky, lucky person will win an iPad mini 3 16GB Wi-Fi, valued at $399. “We made iPad mini small. We made it fast. We made […]

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Menu Plan Monday: Comfort Foods and Thanksgiving Practice

Menu Plan Monday

Last week, we enjoyed a lot of comfort foods. And it was comforting. Just what we needed to ease into the darker days. This week, I’m going to continue that trend. Who doesn’t love comfort foods? Monday: Pesto Chicken Penne Tuesday: Shrimp Scampi Wednesday: Chicken Tenders with Homemade Mac and Cheese Thursday: Thanksgiving Practice – […]

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