Watch Brother vs Brother: A New Home Renovation Competition! #sponsored

This Brother vs Brother information has been sponsored but all opinions expressed are my own. I am good at a lot of things.  I can make some awesome home made candy, grow a fairly decent garden, and I like to think I am a pretty good mom when my kids aren't driving me batty.  I am NOT good at anything resembling construction or home renovation.  I had enough trouble painting the laundry room last month. If I had to accomplish anything that involved a hammer or (heaven forbid!) power tools I am pretty sure I would cause myself bodily injury!  … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

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...]