DIY Microdermabrasion Paste

DIY Microdermabrasion Paste

Don’t hate on me, but I’m pretty sure the term microdermabrasion technically only refers to the actual cosmetic procedure. While the term has been tagged onto all sorts of products as a marketing tactic, true microdermabrasion is performed under medical supervision. OTC products and DIY recipes like this one should be more accurately termed “exfoliators,” […]

Room Reveal! Sweet T’s Sweet Shop Bedroom

Sweet Shop Bedroom Theme for Kids #homedecor #diy

Sweet T’s sweet treats bedroom has slowly been evolving since we moved in 5 months ago. I think we’re going to call it done! Taking pictures of her room made me realize why I only enjoy photographing food and my children. In other words….sorry for the crappy pictures. Would you believe her walls are actually […]

11 Ways to Beat the Blues

11 ways to beat the blues

Down in the dumps, blue, melancholy, in a funk, bummed – Whether it’s due to circumstances, seasonal changes or PMS we all get down from time to time. No one likes to feel that way! Here are a few ways to shake it off. (Note that I’m not referring to clinical depression here, but the […]

Royal Caribbean Cupcake Cupboard Decorating Class: The Liberty of the Seas #seastheday

DIY Puppy Dog Cupcake #seastheday

The Cupcake Cupboard on board The Liberty of the Seas offers cupcake decorating classes. I participated with a group of fellow bloggers and I can’t imagine how fun it would be to a attend a class as a family. Chef Marlin from Manila has an impressive resume yet he still was able to simplify the […]

Cricket Has Purrsonality


Our kitty Cricket puts up with soooo much. He’s a sweetheart and often handles living with an 18 month old and a 3 1/2 year old better than I do! Cricket and Gus are the same age so they’ve kind of grown up together. If only Gus were as easy to potty-train, right? When Cricket […]

Baked Italian Swai with Spinach #SamsClubSeafood

Baked Italian Swai with Spinach #SamsClubSeafood

We’ve enjoyed 6 weeks of seafood sampling at Sam’s Clubs nationwide. What has been your favorite so far? Today starts the last week of the Sam’s Seafood Sampling Event and they’re going out on a healthful note with Baked Italian Swai with Spinach Before shopping for this post, I had no idea you could buy […]

Cheesy Fiesta Chicken {T-Fal Cookware Giveaway}

Cheesy Fiesta Chicken

Why does it seem like getting dinner on the table every night requires an act of God? Oh right. I have two preschoolers and work from home. If you are as crazy-busy as me, you know that getting even a semi-homemade meal on the dinner table is a serious accomplishment. If we can avoid the […]

Dining Aboard The Liberty of the Seas #SeasTheDay @RoyalCaribbean

Royal Caribbean Dining Options on the Liberty of the Seas #seastheday

No surprise that my first post after returning from The Liberty Of The Seas is all about the food! I’m no stranger to cruising or cruise food, but during this trip I got to experience something different: a galley tour along with 39 other bloggers! Head chef Donna supervises the preparation of up to 30,000 […]

Hair Hair Everywhere!

curling straight hair

There are about three things I can do with hair and all of them involved a sock bun, ponytail or both. Since Sweet T was born I’m learned to French braid, but still haven’t mastered the skill on my own hair. This is what my hair looks like when nothing has been done to it […]

Shrimp Spring Rolls with Thai Chili Dipping Sauce #SamsClubSeafood

Shrimp Spring Rolls

There’s more shellfish to enjoy this week at Sam’s Club so I’m a happy camper. Shrimp has been one of my favorite foods since I was a little girl. Today and tomorrow you can sample shrimp at your local Sam’s Club…with a twist: Shrimp Spring Rolls! Ya’ll, these are GOOD. I liked them better than […]