Man of Steel: Best Summer Movie to See with Your Teen Son! #SeeSteelFirst #ad

This Man of Steel information is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Warner Bros. All opinions expressed are my own. My kids have been out of school for 2 weeks now and the summer stretches endlessly in front of us.  Hours upon hours to spend doing creative and educational things...except the only thing they do is complain that they are bored!  This morning, after watching my son wander aimlessly from room to room with a blank look on his face I suggested he go outside and play.  He looked at me like I had lost my mind and told me it … [Read more...]

Decadent Desserts Without Hassle From Private Selection

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Private Selection for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Summer is almost here and that means a lot more opportunities for entertaining.  Whether it is having friends over for dinner or hanging out at the neighborhood pool party there will be plenty of opportunities for eating and socializing in the coming months.  I love to cook....grilling out, casseroles, or homemade baked beans are all delicious.  However, what I really love to make are desserts!  Everything from simple cookies … [Read more...]

Through the Valley Love Endures Book Excerpt

Through the Valley Love Endures What if death came for you today? Would you be ready? Forced to face his own mortality, Eddie Santiago fought to stay alive in a broken world. His incredible journey through heartbreak, abuse, and adversity left him with one truth: every life makes a difference. This is the true and compelling story of his supernatural quest through the valley of death, doubt, and darkness. Eddie provides a passionate story that will capture the attention of even the toughest skeptics. Angels, demons, heaven, hell, … [Read more...]

Let Club W Help You Find the Right Wine! #sponsored

This post on how to find the right wine is sponsored by Club W but all opinions expressed are my own. I cannot tell you how many times I have come home from the store with a bottle of wine that I just don't care for.  I have tried a lot of different ways to help find the right wine.  I have chosen wines based on the picture on the front of the bottle, the price, the region it was grown and (of course) the type of wine it is.  None of these are fool proof ways to find the right wine and I am often left with a bottle of wine that I really … [Read more...]

How to Order a Pizza and a Little Caesars Gift Card #Giveaway

This how to order a pizza conversation is sponsored by Little Caesars but all opinions expressed are my own. As much as I love to cook from scratch, some nights things are just a tad bit chaotic.  If there are no leftovers in the fridge (or at least nothing that can actually be called food at this point) we have been known to call up for a nice, hot pizza.  So, when I got the chance to work with Little Caesars to try out their pizza I was thrilled.  Pizza is practically a staple in my house at this point!   So, whenever I go to write up a … [Read more...]

Food Network Star returns for a ninth season #sponsored

This Food Network Star post has been sponsored but all opinions expressed are my own. Its Friday night and my husband and I are already glued to food shows on TV.  I think it is an addiction, to be honest!  We love watching people create inspiring and drool worthy recipes on TV.  Of course, this usually means we end up hungry and heading for the pantry but if is our Friday night fun!  If you are as big a fan of cooking and food shows as we are you will be happy to know that the Food Network Star will be returning for a ninth season this … [Read more...]

Through the Valley Love Endures Blog Tour and #Giveaway

Through the Valley Love Endures What if death came for you today? Would you be ready? Forced to face his own mortality, Eddie Santiago fought to stay alive in a broken world. His incredible journey through heartbreak, abuse, and adversity left him with one truth: every life makes a difference. This is the true and compelling story of his supernatural quest through the valley of death, doubt, and darkness. Eddie provides a passionate story that will capture the attention of even the toughest skeptics. Angels, demons, heaven, hell, Jesus and … [Read more...]

Home Renovation Junkie? Check out DIY Blog Cabin!

This DIY Blog Cabin post has been sponsored however all opinions expressed here are my own. Many years ago, my parent bought an extremely old Victorian style home that was in serious need of repair.  As in, my mother did not want to sleep in the house until my dad got the ceilings back where they belonged.  Over the years, they have replaced not only the ceilings but also renovated just about every other part of the house as well.  You would never know today that this house was in such bad shape when it was first purchased.  When I take a … [Read more...]

The Guilty Innocent Book Review

The Guilty Innocent is Book 2 in the 'Knights of the Darkness Chronicles'. While I have not read the first book in the series yet, the author give a great intro that gets the reader caught up to what has happened so far. In The Guilty Innocent, Natasha's best friend has been murdered and Darian, one of her very sexy and powerful vampire friends, has been framed for the murder.  It is up to Natasha, Xavier (Darian's boyfriend), and a few of their associates to figure out why and by whom.  Unfortunately, they only have 7 days before Darian goes … [Read more...]

The Guilty Innocent Book Tour and Giveaway

The Guilty Innocent The Guilty Innocent is the second novel of the Darkness Chronicles Series. In this installment, Darian, the gorgeous, charismatic and charming master vampire of Chicago is framed for a crime he didn't commit, but why? His lover, Xavier, Natasha and a few others must travel halfway across the world to find out who and why before time runs out and all hell breaks loose! Original, sexy and gritty, the Knights of the Darkness Chronicles will suck you in and take you for a ride you won't forget!   About Author D.N. … [Read more...]