How to Organize the Medicine Cabinet and Find What You Need Every Time!

Is your medicine cabinet full of expired medicine?  Have trouble finding the tweezers or thermometer?  Use these organizing tips to keep things you need within easy reach.  Learn to how to organize the medicine cabinet and you will no longer have to sort through empty bottles of cough medicine the next time you get a cold!  What should I put in my medicine cabinet? So, what exactly should you put in your medicine cabinet?  Most medications can be safely stored in the cabinet, in their original packaging.  … [Read more...]

Back to School Breakfast Suggestions for Busy Mornings

My daughter headed back to school a couple of weeks ago and high school starts EARLY.  Cereal is quick and easy but my kids haven't been a fan of it for years.   If you are looking for healthy back to school breakfast suggestions I thought I would share a few ideas that are NOT cereal.   Easy Breakfast Hacks To Make Your Morning Easier If you are struggling to get your kids back into a back-to-school routine, breakfasts need to be fast and easy.  With a little planning, you can have an assortment of healthy … [Read more...]

Fun Gift Ideas for Teen Girls

Looking for gift ideas for teen girls?  I'm right there with you!  With Christmas right around the corner, I find myself scrambling for ideas on what to get my daughter this year.  She isn't a little kid any more.  As sad as it sounds, there will be no more Littlest Pet Shops, baby dolls, coloring books or Light Brights under the tree.  I am now the proud mother of teenagers and they are a little bit more difficult to shop for.  If you are trying to decide what to get that teen girl on your gift list this holiday … [Read more...]

Red Robin Restaurant and the Burgers for Better Schools Program

This post about Red Robin Restaurants has been sponsored. The Red Robin information and gift cards have been provided by Red Robin.  All opinions are my own. Red Robin Restaurant FUN! Last year, a Red Robin Restaurant opened up not too far from us.  We drive by it every couple of months and have mentioned giving it a try several times but never seem to find the time. You know how it is, right?  Always rushing to or from a practice or meeting?  Or you drive by right after you have already pulled out something for dinner that night?  When I … [Read more...]

Almond Joy Energy Bar Recipe

#Sponsored: I'm required to disclose a relationship between our site and Premier Protein. This could include Premier Protein providing us w/content, product, access or other forms of payment or compensation. #ad This week my son has started tennis camp so I anticipate that my grocery bill will double in the next few days.  At 15 years old and 6'3" tall he has an incredible metabolism and resembles a string bean no matter how much he eats.  This morning's breakfast included a protein shake, fruit, toast and trail mix.  I pray that is … [Read more...]

Make Memorable Moments with GODIVA #GODIVAsummer

This discussion of memorable summer moments has been sponsored by GODIVA.  All opinions expressed here are my own. We are a family of foodies and many of our vacations and most memorable moments revolve around food.  This summer has been loaded with memorable moments like a summer pool party with homemade macaroni and cheese.  A stop in Buffalo, NY at the Anchor Bar to enjoy hot wings where they were first created.  Teaching my children how to make a healthy dinner this summer.  Food, family, and great summer memories all go hand in hand.  … [Read more...]

Atlanta Bloggers Celebrate Spring with Great American Cookies! #BrownieBling

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Great American Cookies. Blogging can be a rather solitary business.  Sure, we say that we work in Social Media but usually that just means we are 'social' with people online.  Our blogging friends, followers, and fans interact with us via computer but only occasionally do we actually get to hang out with each other in person.  When bloggers DO get together with each other in person you can bet there will be food involved.  This week, I had the pleasure of hanging out with a few of my … [Read more...]

Be Your Own Barista and RaceTrac Giveaway #BeYourOwnBarista

This post has been sponsored by RaceTrac but all opinions expressed here are my own. Spring break is coming quickly and my family will hopefully be on the road to visit family.  When my husband and I travel, we end up drinking an awful lot of coffee.  Sometimes, in order to make it safely through 3 AM back woods roads the only thing keeping our eyes open is a large mug full of steaming hot java!  He, of course, takes his coffee black with no sweeteners, no flavor and (I think) no personality!  I am a light, sweet, and preferably peppermint … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie Recipe and a Hamilton Beach #smoovember Giveaway

This Pumpkin Pie Smoothie Recipe has been sponsored by Hamilton Beach but all opinions expressed here are my own. My daughter is 12 and is obsessed with smoothies.  She loves combining fruit, yogurt and an assortment of 'add ins' to create her own unique smoothie recipe.  I always make sure I have a wide variety of smoothie  ingredients in the house so she can always make herself one.  They are incredibly healthy so I am certainly not going to tell her no when she asks to make a smoothie!  In honor of fall, … [Read more...]

Social Good with Johnson & Johnson #SelflessSelfie Photo Donation #JNJ #sponsored

This Social Good post is sponsored by Johnson & Johnson and The Motherhood but all opinions expressed are my own. Today is the first day of school for my children.  My son is in 8th grade this year and is starting his third year in middle school.  My daughter, however, is just starting 6th grade and this is her very FIRST day of middle school.  She is nervous about going to a new school, making new friends and having new teachers.  Middle school is not always easy for kids but I am keeping my fingers crossed that things go smoothly.  … [Read more...]