7 Tips for an Epic Picnic {$50 Visa Gift Card Giveaway #CleanItForward}

7 Tips for an Epic Picnic

School may be starting back, but that doesn’t mean summer is over. Nature didn’t get the memo that the kids are in school and fall clothing in is stores. That means it’s still picnic time! Tips for a Picnic 1. Leave the kids at home. KIDDING! Sort of. The last time we attempted a picnic […]

Simple Summer Salad #EasyCookingWithPam

Simple Summer Salad

I miss having a garden. Working a full-time job from home with two preschoolers who stay home with me all day, doesn’t lend itself to much free time.  Thankfully, my dad has an abundant one and doesn’t mind sharing with his only child. Over the weekend he sent me a goodie bag fill with garden […]

$50 Dollar General Gift Card Giveaway – Ends 8/6


Can you believe it’s back-to-school time already? The first day of school for the 2014 school year around here is August 5th! So much for summer vacation meaning June, July, and August, right? Dollar General knows that this time of year moms need to focus on staying organized, saving time and most importantly, saving money. […]

Dining at Pensacola Beach

Where to Eat at Pensacola Beach #travel

We just returned from a family weekend at the beach and enjoyed dining at Pensacola Beach at and old favorite and discovering somewhere new! #1 LaBrisa Restaurant My number one pick is a well-kept local secret, but probably won’t be that way for long. LaBrisa Restaurant isn’t actually on Pensacola Beach, but about two miles away […]

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This post is brought to you by ZapVM One thing I’ve learned, once I had my kids, is how important it is to take pictures and record everything that you do. Time goes by so quickly. I know it’s kind of cliche to say, but it’s true; one minute you’re looking at your baby, and […]

2014 KIA Optima SX Turbo Review

2014 KIA Optima SX Turbo

When you drive a 12 year-old sedan, you aren’t used to your vehicle drawing any attention. We enjoyed driving something with a little WOW factor last week: the 2014 KIA Optima SX Turbo   Not only were friends asking about our new ride, but we caught strangers ogling it in parking lots too. It was […]

DIY Shower Steamers for Colds

DIY Shower Steamers for colds #oilyfamilies

I wanted to make my own “medicinal” shower steamers with my Young Living Essential Oils, but every tutorial I came across required a mold of some kind. I don’t even have a plastic Easter egg around so I decided to experiment and just mold these with my hands. Guess what? It worked! It doesn’t get […]

Mocha Cupcakes with Hazelnut Frosting #IDelight @InDelight

Mocha Cupcakes with Hazelnut Frosting #IDelight

If you love coffee put your hands up! I saw all of you. Coffee and coffee-flavored treats are some my favorite things to eat…and smell. Ahhhh. These Mocha Cupcakes with Hazelnut Buttercream Frosting are a cinch to bake up thanks to a few shortcuts. For mocha cupcakes, simply prepare a chocolate cake mix according to […]

Crescent Wrapped Meatballs

cresent wrapped meatballs: Perfect for parties!

What an easy recipe! These Crescent Wrapped Meatballs only took minutes to make. We enjoyed them with sliced vegetables as a quick weekend lunch. Crescent Wrapped Meatballs Crescent Wrapped Meatballs   Author: Jenn Recipe type: Appetizer Serves: 4 Prep time: 5 mins Cook time: 10 mins Total time: 15 mins Save Print   These Crescent […]

Have you ever had a #VacayGoneCrayCray? Tell Choice Hotels about it for a chance to win!


In honor of  their 75th anniversary, Choice Hotels is connecting with their travelers in a unique and fun way. We’ve all experience a vacation or travel mishap and Choice Hotels wants to help us turn  those crazy misadventures back into positive memories. I’ve never really had a vacation go completely cray cray, but have experienced mishaps for sure. There was […]