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...]

[ad] Jalapeno Relish Burger

 This Jalapeno Relish Burger Recipe shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BPPatties #CollectiveBias   Weeknights around my house are always hectic. There never seems to be a night where everyone in the family is at home the entire time. One rule that we stick to most of the time is to always have a “sit-down” dinner together. My kids have sports several nights a week and my husba … [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...]

Chunky Tuna Salad

I think Chunky Tuna Salad is the perfect summer snack. In this version, the only thing you have to cook is two fried eggs. The rest is easy peasy.     This Chunky Tuna Salad Recipe is a great option for when you are in a hurry and you want something easy but healthy! I shared the entire recipe with the new Food Lion Recipe Portal and I must say it was quite easy! Have you seen the Food Lion Recipe Portal? I am always looking for new rec … [Read more...]

Easing the Burden of Deployments

Disclosure: This review was made possible by iConnect and Duracell. I was provided compensation to facilitate this post, but all opinions are 100% mine. Easing the Burden of Deployments Being a military family is often a rewarding experience. When you and the family get to accompany your military spouse to overseas assignments and the amount of travel is fun and a great learning experience for the kids. We have lived on or visited five of th … [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...]

Follow the Signs of Summer to Outdoor Adventures

Follow the Signs of Summer to Outdoor Adventures Our family is on the move this summer! We have been boating, swimming, traveling, and enjoying some much deserved time off. With all of the activity going on, it is sometimes nice to slow things down and do something simple together that doesn't require a bunch of planning and logistics. When we visit my parents, there is this park near their house that we have visited as a family for many years. … [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...]

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 lar … [Read more...]

Bacon Grilled Asparagus Recipe

This post brought to you by Char-Broil. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Slick Housewives. It's that time of year to get the grill out start cooking! Here is a great recipe that looks super fancy but is so simple! Bacon Wrapped Asparagus Recipe. I've eaten asparagus many different ways and this is by far my favorite recipe. This dish pairs perfect with a juicy steak or even my Healthy Grilled Salmon Recipe. If you like … [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 o … [Read more...]

Spice Up Your Dinner Time Talk

Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Sverve and Ore-Ida®. All opinion are 100% my own. Spice Up Your Dinner Time Talk With all of the activities my kids take part in, it is difficult to find time to get everyone face-to-face to share a laugh or just let each other know what is going on. There is always drama class practice, soccer, basketball games, and chess club after school. We are lucky to get a moment together as a family every d … [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...]

Fried Italian Rice Balls Recipe

Disclosure:All thoughts and opinions are my own. I am so thrilled to have this opportunity to share my experience as part of this sponsored campaign from Minute® Rice. Fried Italian Rice Balls Recipe The first time I tried Arancini, or Italian rice balls, was at a friends house for dinner one night. I immediately wanted to know how to make them so I started scrolling through Pinterest to find something similar. I came across a recipe Rocco D … [Read more...]

Get Active with Just Dance 2015

Disclosure: Thank you Ubisoft for sponsoring this post. To learn more about Just Dance 2015, visit http://just-dance.ubi.com!  Our family has just about every edition on Just Dance! How do you think I stay in shape? My kids were so excited when we got Just Dance 2015 ! What really makes me love this game and company is that Ubisoft {the makers of Just Dance 2015} have partnered with Stomp Out Bullying  to bring awareness to National Bullying Pr … [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...]