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Buy Online Shoes But Read These Shoe Shopping Tips First!

This post about how to buy online shoes has been sponsored by 4EurSole. All opinions expressed here are my own. I received compensation and product for sharing these shoe shopping tips with you. While I enjoy shoe shopping, I am very picky about the shoes I buy.  I tend to buy high-quality shoes that I know will last.  My preference is for practical shoes rather than something that will only … [Read More...]

17 DIY Dog Treat Recipes Make Great Gifts for Dog Lovers and Pets!

Do you have a canine friend in your life that would appreciate these DIY dog treat recipes?  Or are you looking for gifts for dog lovers? Making homemade dog treats is easy and they make a fun and personal gift for the dog people in your life.  Most of the time, the ingredients are already in your pantry and they take very little time and energy to make.  I thought I would share this roundup of … [Read More...]

Christmas Storage Solutions for Easy Post Holiday Organizing

Christmas comes with lots of fanfare.  There are ornaments and wreaths, wrapping paper and bows, not to mention very large trees.  In about 3 weeks, you are going to need some creative Christmas storage solutions for post holiday organizing.  Unless you plan on leaving all those decorations up until summer.  I don't really recommend that plan!  In partnership with Walter Drake, I am sharing a few … [Read More...]

Beauty Stocking Stuffers for Teens That Will Be A Hit This Year

This discussion about beauty stocking stuffers for teens has been sponsored by Olay and Braun at Walmart. All opinions are my own.Gone are the days of getting my kids Pokémon cards for their Christmas stockings. I have teenagers now, and it has gotten harder to find stocking stuffers that they will really use. I could load their stockings with candy but there are enough sweets around this … [Read More...]

Simple Holiday Decorating with At Home Stores

This post about simple holiday decorating has been sponsored by At Home and Mom Select.  All opinions expressed here are my own.The holidays are here and boy did they sneak up on me!  We have been busy with college applications and SAT classes and visiting the schools on my son's wish list.  Then, I blinked and it was almost Christmas!  Where did the time go? Now, I need to find time to shop, … [Read More...]

Cooking

How to Make Homemade Caramel

If you learn how to make homemade caramel, you will never again wonder what to give people as a … [Read More...]

This Southern Peach Cobbler Recipe is a Delicious Ending to Any Meal!

This Southern Peach Cobbler Recipe has been sponsored by Luck's. Product for this recipe was … [Read More...]

This Pear Crostini Recipe is an Easy Appetizer Idea for Any Occasion!

Have you ever planned to have a few people over and then created so much work for yourself that you … [Read More...]

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Parenting

How to Stop Bullying in Schools: What Can Parents Do?

Have you ever wondered how to stop bullying in schools from affecting your child?  Kids of all ages can be mean. Bullying in schools happens more than … [Read More...]

How to Prepare Your Teenager for College

This post about how to prepare your teenager for college is in partnership with Sylvan Learning, but all opinions expressed here are my own.When I … [Read More...]

College Tour Tips and our UGA Tour Experience

I am the proud parent of a high school senior.  That means I will have a college freshman next year which utterly terrifies me.  Over the summer, we … [Read More...]

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Crafts & DIY

3 Christmas Candle Decorating Ideas that Take Less Than 5 Minutes to Make!

One of the drawbacks to living far away from family is that our holidays are rather quiet affairs.  Every other year or so family or friends come to … [Read More...]

DIY Anti Static Spray and Getting Rid of Static Cling

I am so darn ecstatic that cool weather is finally starting to set in.  I haven't had to turn the heat on quite yet but with temps dropping quickly, … [Read More...]

DIY Dog Treat Cookie Jar and Healthy Natural Dog Treats from Wellness

This DIY dog treat cookie jar and healthy natural dog treats discussion has been sponsored by Wellness.  All opinions expressed here are my … [Read More...]

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Entertainment & Technology

Now That’s What I Call Music and Rocking Out in Sign Language!

This is a sponsored post for Now That’s What I Call Music. All opinions are my own.I am a child of the 80's.  I grew up on mixtapes, Walkmans, … [Read More...]

Basic Bar Essentials for Your Next Party Hosting Experience

With the holidays fast approaching, many people are planning on a bit of entertaining in the coming months.  The family will be visiting, friends want … [Read More...]

André Rieu CD “Shall We Dance”: Review and Upcoming Concert Tour

This André Rieu CD review has been sponsored however all opinions expressed here are my own.Music has been a huge part of my life for as … [Read More...]

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Life in the Burbs

Christmas Storage Solutions for Easy Post Holiday Organizing

Christmas comes with lots of fanfare.  There are ornaments and wreaths, wrapping paper and bows, not to mention very large trees.  In about 3 weeks, … [Read More...]

Simple Holiday Decorating with At Home Stores

This post about simple holiday decorating has been sponsored by At Home and Mom Select.  All opinions expressed here are my own.The holidays are … [Read More...]

Professional Family Holiday Photos for a Simple and Memorable Season

This post about Professional Family Holiday Photos has been sponsored by Portrait Innovations.  All opinions expressed here are my own.Over the … [Read More...]

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Shopping, Style and Beauty

Buy Online Shoes But Read These Shoe Shopping Tips First!

This post about how to buy online shoes has been sponsored by 4EurSole. All opinions expressed here are my own. I received compensation and product … [Read More...]

Beauty Stocking Stuffers for Teens That Will Be A Hit This Year

This discussion about beauty stocking stuffers for teens has been sponsored by Olay and Braun at Walmart. All opinions are my own.Gone are the … [Read More...]

Cool Gifts for Teens That You Will Want to Keep For Yourself!

The holidays are coming and not only do I have Christmas gifts to buy but both of my kids were born in November and December!  I am always on the … [Read More...]

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