Halloween Pumpkin Carving/Decorating Contest

Enter the Food Lion Halloween pumpkin carving/decorating contest! Submit a photo of your best pumpkin carving or decoration. Share it with friends and you could win big. … [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 … [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 … [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 … [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 … [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 … [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 … [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 … [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...]