Summer Grilling Tips #Applegate

As a child, I remember walking outside on summer nights just to take a deep breath and inhale the smells of summer. One of my favorite scents was that of food being grilled. Someone was always barbecuing almost every night and the neighborhood would always be filled with delicious aromas of food. Of course, the best nights were those evenings when the scents were coming from my own back yard! Even today, the smells of grilling bring back … [Read more...]

Mommy Makeover: Breast Implants

I was once in a relationship (many, many moons ago) where my boyfriend was constantly trying to convince me to get breast implants. I always told him that he should be happy with me the way I was already. He would even offer to pay for half of the surgery. My response was always, “Well, I’d look pretty silly walking around with one boob!” (while secretly thinking, “Isn’t that why I have you?”) There’s a reason that guy is an Ex. Now that … [Read more...]

TOMS Promo Code & Autism United

Autism United offers lots of ways for you to make a difference. You can join their site and help raise awareness about Autism. You can reach out to someone you know that is Autistic or has an Autistic child and be a support system. There are so many ways that you can make difference in the lives of these children and their families. Giving back in any way you can, will warm your heart and soul.  It takes a village to raise child and you are part … [Read more...]

My favorite things about Easter :) {REPOST}

HERE IS A REPOST FROM LAST YEAR :) Easter is still a few weeks away, but it will be here before you know it!  SocialMoms and Universal Pictures have asked bloggers to write about their favorite things at Easter. For me Easter is a time to celebrate everything that Jesus has done for me!  I am always deeply moved . Every year I reflect on my relationship with Jesus and I am humbled and amazed that one such as me can enter into a personal … [Read more...]

Check Out the All-New Infiniti JX Arriving Spring 2012! **HOT Car!!**

Do you have an Infiniti or ever dreamed of owning one? Well, now you can see the All-New Infiniti JX that will be arriving this Spring! This car looks smokin hot and would be awesome to own and drive. Plus I saw that you can build your own Infiniti JX. This sounds like a lot fun!! Just click on the Banner for more info and join their mailing list for updates! … [Read more...]

Thank you for voting for me!!

The Circle of Moms Top 25 Coupon Blogs Contest is over now!  While I didn't end up in the top 25, I did end up in the top 20%. Out of 238 blogs, I ranked 48!!! Thank you so much for taking the time to vote for me!! You are the reason that I did so well!! Thanks, Bianca … [Read more...]

Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol in IMAX theatres December 16th

Get ready for action, adventure, and explosive entertainment like you´ve never seen it before! Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to check out Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol in IMAX theatres. Starting December 16th, Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol will be shown in a mind-blowing IMAX experience in 300 theatres across the country. Join Ethan Hunt and his team of rogue IMF agents, in this awesome spy adventure that … [Read more...]

Freschetta Pizza Proud To Support Pink Program

As you already know, October is National Breast Cancer awareness month. Freschetta™ is supporting Breast Cancer research with their PROUD TO SUPPORT PINK® Program. From September 25-October 31, when you buy specially marked-packages of Freschetta™ pizzas and Artisan pizza crusts, you will be helping them reach their $50,000 donation goal to the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. All you have to do is enter the code from the back of … [Read more...]

Ten Reasons Why I would like to visit Virginia Beach!

Can you believe that summer is almost over with?? We are about to head out next week to go on our vacation and I can't wait! If you haven't planned a vacation, then you should consider heading to Virginia Beach. We went last summer and would definitely go back again! Ten Reasons Why I would visit Virginia Beach {again}! Maple Tree Restaurant-This restaurant was within walking distance of our hotel. We enjoyed a wonderful breakfast every … [Read more...]

10 tips for keeping your family safe on the road

10 tips for keeping your family safe on the road 1. Before heading out, check out your car and make sure it’s in great driving condition. Check tire pressure, oil and water levels and lights! Make sure you have a spare tire! Fix anything before you leave so your not stranded! 2. Seatbelt- Alway’s wear your seatbelt! Not only has this safety device been proven to save lives, but you can also get fined in many states if you don't wear … [Read more...]

Don’t Fret the Sweat!

Do you have Tweens? Well, if so then you know how important self-esteem is at this age! Unilever, the makers of Degree, Dove and Suave deodorant offer support for these difficult times. Unilever wants to ensure parents and kids remain cool, calm and confident throughout the day, especially during those sweat-inducing moments. Check out Facebook.com/DontFretTheSweat for money saving offers and expert tips, tools and real life stories about … [Read more...]

Pretty Please?

Don’t forget that you can be entered to win a $100 Gift Card when you vote in the Mom Central Grant Contest. If we win then one of you will get a $100 Gift card! !!! We entered this great opportunity in hopes of winning $2,000 for updates and changes on the website to make it easier for you.  We’d love to be able to do that.  You can help us by voting once a day until April 15th. When you do, leave a comment at the bottom of the voting page … [Read more...]

What makes your family happy?

What keeps you and your family happy? I love being able to to make my family happy, but sometimes that can be a hard task! There are five of us in this house and I can almost bet you that someone is going to be having a not so happy day. What I have found to be true is that my mood sets the tone for almost everyone in the house. If I am in a bad mood, it will eventually put my husband in a mood which will keep on going until our 3 year old is … [Read more...]

My favorite things about Easter :)

Easter is still a few weeks away, but it will be here before you know it!  SocialMoms and Universal Pictures have asked bloggers to write about their favorite things at Easter. For me Easter is a time to celebrate everything that Jesus has done for me!  I am always deeply moved . Every year I reflect on my relationship with Jesus and I am humbled and amazed that one such as me can enter into a personal relationship with God himself. I - the … [Read more...]

Travel Time: Tips for Saving Money while Traveling

 Tips for Saving Money while Traveling  It's almost Spring and that means that many of you will be traveling! Here a couple tips I put together that have saved our family money in the past. If you have any other tips for saving money while traveling, be sure to share them with us! 1.       Travel Off-Season: Traveling off-season can save you lots of money. Prices can be dramatically less at hotels during the off-season. The crowds are also … [Read more...]