This July 4th Buy Made In America Products

Made in America ProductsThis post was created in partnership with eAccountable. All opinions are my own. July 4th is a day to celebrate all that we hold dear in the United States. Freedom to express ourselves in our speeches, public displays even in the clothes and jewelry we wear. My dad served in the Marine Corps so we can have these freedoms. But it seems like more and more our freedoms are being taken away, for example taking Dukes of Hazzard off of television because of a confederate flag which is part of our history. Read more [...]

Home Matters Linky Party #44

home mattersHome Matters Linky Party #44! "Welcome to the weekly Home Matters Linky Party. A great place to come, share your blog posts, and make new friends." Happy 4th of July Weekend! We are so happy to see you here over this Star Spangled weekend of fireworks, festivities, and celebration. We've got some great ideas for last minute 4th of July decorations and activities, along with a bunch of other wonderful things from DIY projects to Recipes and more. Welcome to the Party and thanks for coming Read more [...]

Perfect Invitations Make A Fabulous Event

magnet street Recently my Facebook timeline erupted with so many notifications of my younger and older friends announcing their engagements. What an exciting time in their lives. But it can also be the most stressful time as well. Most young girls start dreaming if their wedding before they can even walk well maybe not before they can walk but not that far after that. Most dream of being Cinderella on their wedding day. From the flowers to the cake to the bridesmaid dresses to their reception to their first Read more [...]

Sometimes #PeeHappens What Do You Do?

#PeeHappens“I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Always Discreet. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item to thank me for my participation.”   Missed my alarm clock ringing, Woke up telephone screaming. Boss man singing his same old song.Rolled in late about an hour. No cup of coffee, no shower. Walk of shame with two different shoes on. Now it is poor me, why me, oh me. Boring the same old Read more [...]

So You Want To Have A Beach Day?

beach day With this post I had a little fun and decided to try my hand at poetry. And of course I had fun with puns and the tongue and cheek humor. Hope you like it. But more importantly make sure to take the swimsuit quiz. So you want to have a  beach day? Come on let's go and let's play. But before you do please remember to Pack these things before you drive away. You will need a lot of water At least a gallon or two Because to get dehydrated is not good for you Also brings tons of snacks And Read more [...]

The Amwell Doctor Will See You

amwell“This is a sponsored post with Mums the Word Network and Amwell. All opinions are my own.” Recently I have been having trouble sleeping and tons of headaches and like a lot of people I don't want to spend the time or the money to go the doctor. I found another option I went to the doctor in the comfort of my own home. I went online to Amwell and found a doctor within minutes to help me out. The first thing I noticed about this website, that although it did take a little time to download the Read more [...]

Crafters Unite with Cricut Machines

cricut    Want the ability to easily make a personalized wedding gift or perhaps some unique home décor? I know that I love to give the personalized gift. I have been researching all different craft supplies and I have fallen in love with  Cricut electronic cutting machines. They currently offer two types of machines to chose from. Cricut Explore One™ Cricut Explore Air™ The first one is the Cricut Explore One™. It’s versatile, easy to use, cuts very precisely, Read more [...]

5 Essential Things Needed For An Awesome Yoga Workout

yoga feature   So you think you want to start learning how to do yoga. Well yoga or any fitness program requires determination and the proper equipment. And before you start any exercise program you need to check with your doctor before you begin any strenuous program. But if yoga is what you have you heart set on the you need to get a few essentials. A yoga mat- You always need a comfortable service to do yoga. And if it ends up not working out you can make your mat into a rug for your laundry Read more [...]

Who Wore The Dress Best?

who wore the dress bestI received a dress for this post. However this fabulous idea to do a who wore the dress best post is all mine.  Being a mom of three that's right three teenage girls is a very rewarding but often times frustrating job. For instance, my youngest who is just entering her teenage years is very picky about what kind of clothes she wears. I am always on the lookout for unique clothing that will help my girls make a fashion statement. I found some unique styles on Walk Trendy.There was this one dress Read more [...]

Home Matters Linky Party #43

home mattersWelcome to the weekly Home Matters Linky Party. A great place to come, share your blog posts, and make new friends.Thanks for coming back to share. Home Matters Linky Party #43! Summer is officially here! Thanks for joining us at this week's party. We're excited to see what you have in store for us. If you've been wanting to co-host this party, here's your chance. We're looking for some awesome bloggers to help co-host in July. We'd love for you to apply -- check out the details below. ... Lorelai Read more [...]

Top 6 Things To Consider When Buying Sports Equipment

6 things to consider when buying sports equipment Being a mom of a soccer player I am always on the lookout for quality sports equipment. Equipment that will not only last but will help alleviate injuries as well. No sport can be totally safe but we can still take precautions to make it safer by not buying cheap and poor quality equipment. Here is a list of things to take into account when looking for sports equipment. Only buy gear that is appropriate for the age and skill level of the athlete. Never buy with the idea that there will be Read more [...]

10 Must Haves For A Fun Family Reunion

10 must haves for a fun family reunion“I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Banana Boat®. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item to thank me for my participation.” Summer is the time of family. At least to my family it is. This is the one time of the year that our lives seem to slow down a little so we are able to visit with each other. And now with my dad gone we are finding that it is more important to share time with family.  So I came up with a list Read more [...]

Have You Scoped Out Periscope?

Periscope  Just recently Twitter released a new app for IOS and Google Play called Periscope. If you haven't heard of it you should really look into it. Companies and people are able to broadcast live from the comfort of their own home. All that is needed is the app and  a device to broadcast it from. I tried this out the other day when we were coming back from an event and failed miserably not sure if it was my phone or if it was the cell phone company but it totally would not take anything. Read more [...]

Create A Style Board For Motivation

style pinterest board follow meI have spent a lot of time on Pinterest lately. I have decided that I do not want to wear the same outfit day after day so I have looked to Pinterest for some style inspiration. I even created a style board on there. Even pinning quite a few satin evening dresses just in case I ever have a occassion to wear one. Not that I see it happening anytime soon.  But you never know when I might be invited to a gala.  I tend to lean to the more conservative long sleeve evening dresses but I think it Read more [...]

To My Dear Daddy in Heaven

to my dear daddy in heaven To My Dear Daddy in Heaven This year there won’t be some silly Father’s day gift given to you. There will be no hugs, kisses and calls.  No more of those family stories that you love to tell so much. In fact Daddy, there will only be tears as we remember the great man that you were here on Earth. Daddy I hope that I was the daughter that you wanted me to be. I hope that I never disappointed you or ever made you feel ashamed that I was your daughter. I was always proud to be your daughter. Read more [...]

Get Your Creative Juices Flowing with Cricut

cricutIf you’re reading this post, chances are, you’re a creative type and if you are long time followers of mine you know I love to craft as well. If only I had the time I like to devote to those crafts. I like to craft, explore my creativity, and share my creations with others but sadly if I can't seem to find the time. Are you like that too? I have always wanted to own a Cricut but just don't have the time to sit down and learn how to work it. Plus I don't want it to be another thing that just Read more [...]

National Flip Flop Celebrate with Savings From Mabel’s Labels

banner flip flop Did you know that today is National Flip Flop Day?!  Sadly I can not wear Flip Flops. I know it is sad right. There are so many cute shoes that are flip flops that I want to wear during the summer. In recognition of this fun day, Mabel's Labels is giving you 20% Off Limited Edition Camp Label Packs with the Flip Flop Icon. No coupon code is required but this deal is only available through a special offer page. To access your 20% off, go to Mabel's Labels' Limited Edition Camp Label Pack Read more [...]

Great Book for Father’s Day; Every Father’s Daughter

every father's daughterI received a complimentary copy for the sole purpose of this review.  Every Father's Daughter is for any daughter who has lost their father. As I was reading the introduction by Margaret McMullan, the person who decided to put these essays into book form, my eyes filled with tears. As she retold her story of her relationship with her dad, I felt I found a kindred spirit. Her story almost mirrors mine. I could not help to recall the memories of my own dad as he slowly slipped away from us. My Read more [...]

Home Matters Linky Party #42

home mattersWelcome to the weekly Home Matters Linky Party. A great place to come, share your blog posts, and make new friends. I love all the links you are sharing so keep sharing them.  Home Matters Linky Party #42! It's Father's Day Weekend! Do you have special plans for the dad(s) in your life? We wish all the father's a Happy Father's Day. Thanks for taking the time to party with us! We love having you for a visit. If you're still looking for ideas for dad, check out the features and party links. Read more [...]

What to Get for the Dad Who Has Everything?

father's dayI remember when my girls were smaller how they loved to create Father’s Day gifts for my husband and my dad. Heck, I can even remember the gifts that I would make for my day. Somehow with Father’s Day occurring when school is out, dads seem to get the short end of the deal. A lot of time and thought are put into what to get Mom for Mother’s Day but for Dad. I have learned that sometimes the best gift are those from the heart. Like with my dad I knew that anything that had to do with the Read more [...]