Healthy Protein Buckeye Treats

Today’s post is sponsored by Acorn Influence and it’s advertiser #ProteinAtWalmart  Healthy Protein Buckeye Treats     For those of you that don't know what a Buckeye is, buckeyes are nuts that grow on trees and are related to the horse chestnut.We like to make a dessert that resembles them so we call them Buckeyes! It's a peanut butter ball dipped in chocolate that are are insanely good.  A traditional Buckeye recipe calls for peanu … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Revive Your Smoothies

5 Ways to Revive Your Smoothies by adding simple ingredients that will change everything! **Quick Tip** My Favorite Tool for making  just about ANYTHING!   If you’re like me and going to regularly make smoothies, consider investing in a good machine that can blend and much more with vigor for years and years. You want a blender with serious horsepower such as the Vitamix.  This powerful machine can make quick work of your smoothies, soups, … [Read more...]

How to Order Essential Oils

If you have been trying to figure out How to Order Essential Oils, then look no further! How to Order Essential Oils You can purchase Young Living therapeutic-grade essential oils in one of two ways: as a Wholesale Member or Retail Customer. Retail customers pay full price for products with no kits to buy. Wholesale members get a 24% discount off retail price for every Young Living product plus the opportunity to earn free oils and credits w … [Read more...]

Apple Pie Moonshine Recipe

Apple Pie Moonshine Recipe Here is a great recipe that I recently got from my hairdresser in Kentucky. I use it to make gifts for family and friends at Christmas!! The mason jars are just to be consistent with the moonshine theme. They aren’t necessary, but they make storage easier, since your making such a large batch. I used cupcake liners to decorate the lids and a little ribbon. Voila! You've got yourself a tasty, great gift!   If y … [Read more...]

Have a Muay Thai Holiday in Thailand

Have a Muay Thai Holiday in Thailand Those of you who are lucky and planning their next holiday at this moment have many different options. Even if you don’t have much money to spend, you can find many interesting travel destinations. We will get straight to the point and say that Thailand is definitely one of these destinations. After all, more than 20 million people who visited Thailand last year can’t be wrong, right?   Thailand is an amaz … [Read more...]

Helping Military Families & Saying Thank You

This post was sponsored by the MetLife TRICARE Dental Program as part of an Ambassador Program for Influence Central. Helping Military Families & Saying Thank You I'm a military brat, and now a military spouse! I know the hardships of having your significant other deployed any time of the year, but especially during the holidays. I try hard to make things around the house consistent and structured. It seems to help everyone, especially … [Read more...]

60% off Hip Hop Abs DVD Workout !!

60% off Hip Hop Abs DVD Workout !! Get flat, sexy abs without ever doing a single crunch or sit-up with Hip Hop Abs Hip Hop Abs comes with 10 total workout routines including 3 bonus workouts and 3 bonus Learn to Dance workout routines across 3 DVDs Includes step-by-step nutrition guide, 30-day workout calendar, measurement card, and tape measure Bonus: 3 additional workouts, 3 Learn to Dance with Shaun T routines, Results on the Run … [Read more...]

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DIY Acrylic Tumblers w/ Straw and Lid Gift Idea

DIY Acrylic Tumblers w/ Straw and Lid Gift Idea Right now you can get 12 of these Clear Double Wall Insulated Acrylic Tumblers with Straw and Lid for $35.99. Normally a Lot of 12 would cost $96! These come out to be $2.99! You might be wondering what you can do with all these Tumblers! These make great DIY Acrylic Tumblers w/ Straw and Lid Gift Idea! Check out this DIY Monogrammed Tumblers over at Jack and Mandy! Adorable & Make Great C … [Read more...]

Sauteed Summer Squash, Zucchini & Sweet Potatoes with Garlic Breadcrumbs

Sauteed Summer Squash, Zucchini & Sweet Potatoes with Garlic Breadcrumbs is a fresh, sauteed dish that's an easy light, flavorful side dish. For many people, side dishes are a favorite part of the Christmas feast. I like to indulge during the holidays but that doesn't mean I can't add some options that are not only healthy but delicious!  This is one of those nice and easy dishes that relies only on great produce! Choosing local, fresh, … [Read more...]

Holiday Ready Skin with RoC® RETINOL CORREXION®

This post was sponsored by RoC® Skincare as part of a Blog Blast for Influence Central. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review. RoC® RETINOL CORREXION® I don’t know about you, but between Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year, this time of year really stresses me out! With all these events approaching, I want to look my best! I have decided it is time to take the RoC® Retinol Resolution and use the Deep Wrinkle Cream nigh … [Read more...]

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...]

6 Tricks for Dealing with Halloween Treats

Disclosure: This post was sponsored by the MetLife TRICARE Dental Program as part of an Ambassador Program for Influence Central. Halloween for most children means tons of free candy and a chance to build a stockpile of sweets for the winter. However, Halloween doesn't have to be a nightmare for your children's teeth. What better time to teach kids about good dental health habits while still allowing them to enjoy Halloween treats. 6 T … [Read more...]

Lose Weight with Jenny Craig

Disclosure: I was provided a free Jenny Craig Weight Loss Starter Kit. However, the opinions expressed are entirely my own. Lose Weight with Jenny Craig Being a "stay at home mom" (work my butt off and don't get paid) means I’m always in the kitchen trying to find ways to cut back on calories for myself. I realize that there are a ton of options to lose weight, but they all require so much thought!   Diets that require different food than t … [Read more...]

A Day in the Life of Princess

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.  #BrightMind #CollectiveBias Last week, I shared Princess's  story and how we switched her food to Purina® Pro Plan® BRIGHT MIND Dog Food. She's been on the new food for a little over a month now and I'm very happy to say that we've seen some great changes. She is more active and up and around the house more than she has been in … [Read more...]

Healthy Snacking on the Go

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Emerald® Nuts. All thoughts and opinions are my own.   I don't know about you, but I'm alway's looking for something to help me get through that 11am morning slump or dreadful afternoon dip. What do you need right now? No, not another cup of coffee — you need a snack! If you have been following my blog, you will know that I have been working at living a healthier life day by day. I’ve been exercisin … [Read more...]

Dog Food for Older Dogs – Purina® Pro Plan® BRIGHT MIND

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BrightMind #CollectiveBias   My dog, Princess, has been part of this family for a long time.  The picture below was taken when we 1st adopted her. It seems like yesterday we saw her little brown and tan, Reese-cup colored face at the Petsmart Chihuahua rescue event. A Chihuahua and Dachshund mix, she was the cutest puppy I … [Read more...]

5 Tips for Post Workout

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Emerald® Nuts. All thoughts and opinions are my own. I have been working at living a healthier life day by day. I’ve been exercising and eating healthier foods which in turn is helping me get stronger, more lean, flexible and energized! I am starting to see the results of my lifestyle change and it feels great! I've come to realize that this is a long-term process that requires really hard work. Your po … [Read more...]

Healthy Watermelon Spritzer Recipe

Healthy Watermelon Spritzer Recipe After we got back home from our vacation, we have been busy getting back to normal life and rejoining our routine. My husband went back to work and the kids went back to their electronic devices. For these past few days, we were looking for something to entertain the kids. We decided to take a few dips in the pool.   I’ve been working on my tan by laying out by the pool while our kids splash around and h … [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 two … [Read more...]