7 Top Ways To Stay Safe When Out For A Hike

I am fortunate enough to have the Great Smoky Mountains in my backyard. OK, maybe not directly in my backyard, but within a short drive. One of our favorite activities as a family is to go hiking. There are so many trails weaving their way through that gorgeous backdrop. There are majestic trees, … [Read more...]

Easy Loaded Grilled Pork Nachos Recipe

What better way for kicking off the season than with a delicious summer recipe for Loaded Grilled Pork Nachos? I live in the south, so we only get a handful of weeks of cold weather. Otherwise, we can wear shorts most of the year! One of my favorite things about the warm weather is that we can fire … [Read more...]

How To Get Rid Of Working Mom Guilt

When my husband and I were first married, we were both on the fast track with our careers. When I got pregnant, it never occurred to me not to go back to work. I took my six weeks of maternity leave, found a day care facility and went back to work. It was hard dropping Chelsea off at daycare for 8 … [Read more...]

Zeqr Makes Earning Extra Money Easy When You Share Your Skills

Do you love to learn or teach? I enjoy both. Years ago, I taught myself to sew. I was able to make extra money by sewing home decor items for people. I also taught sewing to children and adults at a large craft store. It was a blast! I also like to learn. I loved school. Currently, I am an … [Read more...]

Who Knew Building a Custom Website Was So Easy?!

Had you asked me five years ago what a blogger was, I would not have had an answer. And then I answered an ad for a product reviewer with a popular lifestyle blogger. I learned much about the world of blogging in those three years. I realized I had a voice and wanted to share it with more than my … [Read more...]

How To Protect Yourself From Identity Theft

Identity theft is no joke. Several years ago, someone stole my purse. I called my bank and cancelled my credit cards. But the thief was quicker than I was. They robbed me of almost $5,000. They ruined my credit. They stole my identity. They violated me. It took me almost two years to get the mess … [Read more...]

Top 10 Overlooked Spots You Need To Clean Now!

Germs. They are everywhere. They are nasty buggers. They can cause illnesses like the flu, strep throat, chickenpox and the measles. The best defense against germs is a good cleaning. The question is where are they hiding so I can clean them? Here is my list of the germiest spots in your … [Read more...]

Five Reasons You Need The Spyder 360 Full Body Training System

It is no secret we need to be healthy. This means eating a diet full of lean protein, fruits, vegetables and whole grains. Sorry guys. Sugar is not on the list! It also means we need to exercise on a regular basis. No couch potatoes here! For many people, they don't know where to start when it comes … [Read more...]

PlateJoy Custom Meal Plans Make Eating Healthy A Breeze

I grew up in a house with eight people. To gain entry to the dinner table, you had to be a member of the "Clean Your Plate Club." Mom did not mess around. Her food budget was tight and she would not let food go to waste. That meant over the years, not wasting food gave way to my expanding … [Read more...]

How To Throw A Game Day Party On A Budget + Homemade Potato Skins Recipe

There is a buzz in my house. It is palpable. If you didn't know us, you would think we were a bunch of agitated folks. In reality, we are a bunch of football fans who are anticipating the big game. We are a house divided on which team we support, hence the agitated feel to the buzz. In a few weeks, … [Read more...]

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