How to Grow Your Own Herb Garden

How to Grow Your Own Herb Garden

This is a herb garden discussion is part of a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Gro-ables for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. One of the best ways to add flavor to your food is to include fresh herbs in your recipes.  However, fresh herbs are not cheap at the grocery store and once you buy them they go bad fairly quickly.  I cannot tell you how many times I have gone to grab the cilantro only to find that it is slightly slimy and no longer usable.  There goes another $1.00 right into the compost bin.  Growing your own herb garden is a very easy way to ensure that you have fresh herbs right at your fingertips whenever you need them.  Not only do you get fresh flavor in your recipes but herbs are incredibly easy to grow and require very little attention once planted and … [Read more...]

Which Boar’s Head Sandwich Recipe will YOU choose in the #BHBoldestBracket?

Which Boar’s Head Sandwich Recipe will YOU choose in the #BHBoldestBracket?

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Boar’s Head Brand for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Many years ago, my mother in law was diagnosed with Celiac disease.  Basically, she was diagnosed with a severe gluten allergy and was told that most sandwich meats were off limits forever.  Except a few of the Boar's Head sandwich meats...those were okay because many did not contain gluten. When she came to visit, I bought her Boar's Head sandwich meat and that was my first time ever trying them.  And I have been buying them ever since!  While I don't have a gluten allergy, the taste of Boar's Head meats and cheeses were SO much better than any brand I had ever tried!  I was hooked and when Boar's Head needed help promoting their recent sandwich recipe contest, I was happy … [Read more...]

Join Me For The #ThisisStyle Twitter Party!

Join Me For The #ThisisStyle Twitter Party!

Valentine's Day is fast approaching and whether you have romantic plans with your spouse or are planning a casual date night with a new love interest you will want to look your best!  searsStyle offers a variety of the latest fashion trends so you can find the perfect outfit no matter what you have planned.   Please join me at the  #ThisisStyle Twitter Party where we’ll chat about how you plan to celebrate Valentine's Day and how to incorporate new spring fashion trends into your upcoming date night. After almost 20 years together, my husband and I have learned the benefit of escaping from the kids for a romantic date night every once in a while!  I can't wait to chat about Valentine's Day and get a few ideas on how we should celebrate.  And of course, I can't wait to splurge on a new … [Read more...]

New Winner Announcement

New Winner Announcement

I had a few giveaways end recently. Winners have been notified via email and have 48 hours to get back to me with their information. Thankyou for following my blog and entering these contests! Target Gift Card winner is Darlene C RaceTrac $25 Gift Card winner is latoya Hamilton Beach Smoothie Maker winner is lataevea b … [Read more...]

Rent Textbooks with CampusBookRental and Support Operation Smiles

Rent Textbooks with CampusBookRental and Support Operation Smiles

This post about how to rent textbooks is sponsored by CampusBookRentals but all opinions expressed here are my own. Every year my husband and I try to tuck away a small amount of money into a college fund for our kids.  College tuition is not cheap and I have less than 5 years before my first child heads off in search of higher learning.  While we have high hopes that they qualify for a scholarship, I am not keeping my fingers crossed.  Of course, looking at our pitifully small savings so far, we are going to have to be frugal when college time  finally gets here.  One way to cut back on expenses when your kid gets to college is to rent text books instead of buying them.  Some text books costs hundreds of dollars each and many are out of date so quickly that campus book stores will not … [Read more...]