Christmas Table Ideas and Decorations

Christmas Table Ideas and Decorations on a Budget! Christmas is the perfect excuse to shop and decorate your house in a whole new theme. I don't know about you but I get tired of all the same traditional décor at Christmas, and want to try something a little bit different... PLUS Gold is a really hot Christmas color. If you're tired of the traditional greens and reds, I have a new color scheme for you to try this year: Black, Gold & … [Read more...]

Marriott Rewards Premier Visa 80,000-Point Sign-Up Bonus

Marriott Rewards Premier Visa 80,000-Point Sign-Up Bonus If you like staying in premium hotels for FREE, you should definitely consider applying for the Marriott Rewards® Premier Credit Card from Chase. Last December, my husband and I took the kids to Istanbul, Turkey for a week. We used our Marriott Rewards  Points earned using our Marriott Rewards Premier Credit Card.  We had a great time touring the city and had enough points to get … [Read more...]

Make Your Story Epic with Schick® Hydro

    When Bianca asked me to write a post for the blog, I thought, "I am not an authority on anything related to housewives' interests." What could this be about? Then she told me this was about the Schick® Hydro 5 razor and my curiosity peaked. So I agreed to give it a try.     I am a guy that goes to the store and already knows what I want to buy. I generally don't shop around for a bargain nor do I look around at … [Read more...]

Healthy Summer Skin

Ahhhh yeeahh!! Time to hit the pool this summer. My kids and I love going to my parents' house in Georgia to visit during the summer, especially taking advantage of their awesome pool! We will go there and spend the entire day outside swimming, playing, and grilling. We are there every summer making memories that will last a lifetime. When we are having fun, it is hard to keep track of time and make sure everyone is protected from the harsh UV … [Read more...]

MathCrunch: Live Tutor! Improve your Math Skills!

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post written on behalf of MathCrunch. All opinions are my own. MathCrunch: Live Tutor! Imporove your Math Skills! My daughter is in Geometry in high school. She struggles nightly with applying endless formulas to figure out the length of a tangent line or something of the sort. As a math instructor, I am called upon to save her from her prison of two-dimensional area problems or the cosine of an angle. When … [Read more...]

25 DIY Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

25 DIY Mother's Day Gift Ideas 25 DIY Mothers Day Gift Ideas We have put together a list of 25 DIY Mother's Day Gift ideas. Mother’s Day celebrates motherhood and it is a time to appreciate mothers and mother figures. Many people give gifts, cards, flowers, candy, a meal in a restaurant or other treats! If you’re like me and you like to give gifts that are personal and from the heart, maybe some of these ideas would be right up your … [Read more...]

Large Family Vacation Rentals

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of HomeAway.com. All opinions are my own.   Large Family Vacation Rentals   This summer we are planning a vacation to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. We have 4 families that will be meeting and staying there for a week. I didn’t want to be scattered all across town so I started researching hotels that could accommodate us. It was beginning to look not only expensive but difficult to find a … [Read more...]

Military Spouses: Don’t Let your Valuable Benefits Expire

Disclosure: This post was sponsored. All opinion are 100% my own. Military Spouses: Don't Let your Valuable Benefits Expire Let’s face it…it is nearly impossible to get a good job these days without an education. Sure, there are plenty of minimum wage jobs that do not require you to pursue a skill-oriented education, but who can survive off minimum wages anymore.   When I was first starting out as a military spouse, there were very few … [Read more...]

Small Steps to Financial Freedom

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post. All opinions are my own. Figuring out your finances can be tough. My husband and I spent our first years of marriage digging out of the debt we created from the carefree years of being single and clueless. When we finally reduced our debt to a manageable level, we needed to figure out what we wanted to do with the meager earnings we now were able to use for more than paying debt and buying ramen … [Read more...]

Tips for Healthy Hair

Having nice looking and healthy hair is important to me. Now that summer is over, It's time to start getting my hair back in shape! Check out some of these Tips for Healthy Hair that I do weekly! Tips for Healthy Hair Homemade Oil Treatment: Don't buy expensive hair treatments, do an oil treatment on your hair using coconut oil! Works great!! Let it soak for 45 minutes, then wash your hair. Homemade Dry Shampoo: Use baby powder for a … [Read more...]

Give the Gift of Prime

  Give the Gift of Prime Did you know you have instant access to high quality movies and TV Shows with unlimited streaming!  Amazon Prime is just $99 a year and gets you Free 2 Day shipping options on millions of items, Unlimited Instant Video Streaming and over 180,000 Kindle books to read for free!!! This membership more than pays for itself throughout the year! I LOVE having an Amazon Prime Membership!! Check out all the great things you … [Read more...]

Paris Damask Party Ideas

  Paris Damask Party Ideas Your inspiration could be as simple as a little girl's birthday party or as complex as a wine tasting, but whichever the affair, setting your table with Paris chic elevates any party into a soiree. Set against a backdrop of classic black, playful polka dots and pretty pink details, the Paris Damask party theme from Birthday Express brings elegance and sophistication to the table, with a delightful European … [Read more...]

Bee Pollen for Energy, Weight Loss and Depression

Bee Pollen for Energy, Weight Loss and Depression Did you know that Bee Pollen can be used for Energy, Weight Loss and Depression? I wonder why we don't hear more about this high-energy whole food?! Be sure to check out 5 Ways to Revive your Smoothies for more ways to get healthy nutrients in your body! Bee Pollen 101 How to Use Bee Pollen Bee pollen can be added to juices, smoothies, or even eaten plain. However, the taste is one that … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Pie Spice Buttercream Frosting Recipe

I recently came across a recipe for Pumpkin Buttercream Frosting and thought I would try adding some more spice to make it a little more interesting! I present to you, Pumpkin Pie Spice Buttercream Frosting Recipe! This recipe is so delicious that I could eat it all by itself. I know that my body will not like it, but my taste buds will be clapping. Let me know what you think and make sure to see all of our other Pumpkin Recipes … [Read more...]

Coffee Scrub Recipe

I'm not a doctor, nor do I play one on the web, but I do believe that this Coffee Scrub Recipe has many benefits because I've seen them firsthand! Here are some of the benefits that I've read about or seen for myself! anti-inflammatory properties diminish the appearance of cellulite tighten and tone the look of your skin can be used as an exfoliant {I wouldn't use on your face} Using the Coffee Scrub is very simple. Just head to … [Read more...]