Easy Asian Side Dishes to pair with Ling Ling Fried Rice

Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Ling Ling and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. Easy Asian Side Dishes You know how I'm always looking for healthier and easier ways to bring dinner to the table for my family. Well I could not pass up the opportunity to attend a dinner with other bloggers and learn some new tips and recipes from a professional Chef! I was invited to a sponsored event by Ling Ling Fried Rice at BLVD Kitchen … [Read more...]

Restaurant Style Fried Rice

Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Ling Ling as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. Restaurant Style Fried Rice What do you do when you know the week ahead is going to be busy and stressful but still need to feed your family. If you are like me you don’t want to have to rely on the drive-thru. I have found a better option that's also healthier for you yet ready in under 15 … [Read more...]

Online Stock Trading for Beginners

Disclosure: In exchange for my honest and unbiased review, I received a $25 gift card to try out Stockpile. This post contains a referral link. I am not a market professional and not responsible for gains or losses that you may experience. I am not affiliated with or own an investment in any company or brand mentioned, and have no plans to do so. Securities products are not FDIC insured. Not bank guaranteed. May lose value.   Online Stock … [Read more...]

Healthy Summer Snack Hacks

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/Rubbermaid® This Healthy Summer Snack Hacks post is 100% my opinions and thoughts. Healthy Summer Snack Hacks     Healthy Summer Snack Hacks Summertime is almost here and the kids will be out of school soon which means family fun and of course hungry kids home all day! Not only will my kids be here but the neighborhood kids. I like to prepare by having healthy snacks ready to go that are … [Read more...]

Want A Better Waistline For Summer? #FITTEADETOX

This is a sponsored post on behalf of Markerly and FitTea, all opinions and words are my own. Now that Christmas, New Years, Valentines Day and Easter are behind us, I'm looking to Detox my body and shed some pounds. My family and I are heading to Bahrain this summer and I want to look in tip top shape! Normally during the week I exercise and try to eat healthy, but that's not always the case. My weight has been fluctuating back and forth … [Read more...]

Gobble: Prepared Meal Delivery Kit PLUS $50 off Coupon Code

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post. I was given meals to try in exchange for writing this review but all thoughts and opinions are my 100% own. There is a clear demand for a home-cooked meal without the hassle which has led many companies to offer Meal Kit Delivery Services. You get healthy recipes and fresh ingredients sent straight to your door each week saving you the time and hassle of meal planning and grocery shopping.     These … [Read more...]

NEW Nutrisystem contest—you could win $10,000 or be swept away to a photo shoot on the beach! #GreatEscapeGiveaway

This post brought to you by Nutrisystem. All opinions are 100% mine. I don't know about you, but I've been working hard to get in shape for swimsuit season! Need extra help??? If so, here is a little motivation.  I recently learned about the new Nutrisystem Great Escape $40,000 Giveaway! About Nutrisystem Nutrisystem® is a leading provider of structured home-delivered weight loss meal plans, and has helped consumers lose weight for … [Read more...]

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...]

How to Make Money and Save Money using Dealspotr

  How to Make Money and Save Money using Dealspotr Online shopping is something most of us enjoy. You don’t have the hassle of going into the physical store and shuffling through racks and racks of clothes. Saving money is another thing most of us enjoy. Making money is a third thing most of us probably enjoy. Put all of these together and you get Dealspotr. It’s the perfect recipe for money-saving and money-making … [Read more...]

Are You Looking for Google Chromecast Audio? Read These Tips First!

Disclosure: The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. Google Chromecast Audio Have you ever arrived at your house riding home after a long day listening to your favorite song on Spotify and not wanting it to end?  There have been times that I sat in my driveway to finish the song singing at the top of my lungs.  I probably looked like a mad … [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...]

Total Freedom with GoodNites* Tru-Fit* Underwear #TRUFITWALMART

GREAT DEALS ON GoodNites TRU-FIT! I want to thank GoodNites* TRU-FIT* for sponsoring this post and introducing me to their nighttime underwear that we will be trying this month with my son Gabriel. As parents, we know that kids can wet the bed. I know that for me, my son does it quite often. It’s something we all have to deal with. Not only is it annoying to get up in the middle of the night and change the sheets, it’s embarrassing for your kid. … [Read more...]

Protect your Gadgets! #SIMPLRPLAN

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf SIMPLR™. Devices…gadgets…ahhhh! What would our lives be like without them? We have grown so accustomed to having our little electronic helpers with us everywhere we go. I use my smartphone, tablet, and laptop daily. My poor kids don’t even remember a time before computers, smartphones, and stereo quality music players that fits in the watch pocket of your jeans. If we have a road … [Read more...]

My Dolphin Show: A FUN and FREE app for Everyone #mydolphinshow #ad

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of My Dolphin Show. My daughter is always asking to play games on my phone and I am forever saying no.Well I would like to introduce you to a great new app called “My Dolphin Show”! The first thing that caught my eye was the cost, it’s FREE! When I was offered the chance to try My Dolphin Show, I tried the app myself before I gave it to my daughter.  I was pleasantly surprised!  For a free … [Read more...]

Great Ideas for Summertime Family Fun Activities #NetflixFamilies #ad

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Netflix. Does your role as a parent become more challenging during the summer months?  I know mine does!  As parents, we're all facing the same experience right now... Summer.  While it's great having them outside in the sunshine playing is great, finding something to do that's family friendly in the evenings, that interests everyone, can be challenging. Finding family friendly … [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...]

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...]

Great Father’s Day Gift Ideas from @BestBuy #GreatestDad

Disclosure: The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free.  What Dad wouldn't love a shopping spree at Best Buy this year for Father's Day? I know my husband would love it! We are always having people over and since my husband is such a people person, Best Buy’s entertainer gift list is a perfect fit. What is the Entertainer's Gift … [Read more...]

Best Buy Mobile Specialty Stores offer FREE Student Mobile Plan: Sprint’s My Way Promotion #APLUSPLAN #shop

I am a member of the Collective Bias® Social Fabric® Community. This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper insights study for Collective Bias and its client.   It never fails that every year at Christmas time, my kids are asking me for electronics and any new cool gadgets they can find. They have just about every gadget that you can think of but find that they need to "upgrade". They both have been wanting to get new phones … [Read more...]

Celebrating Family with Beverly Hills Chihuahua 3 #PapiSpeaks

Celebrating Family with Beverly Hills Chihuahua 3 I’m sure most of you can think of numerous reasons to celebrate, be it a birthday or an anniversary or a promotion, just to name a few examples. You can probably think of several people to celebrate as important parts of your life, as well. … [Read more...]