2018 Earth Day Freebies and Deals Roundup

This year, Earth Day will be celebrated on Sunday, April 22nd. Lots of companies are jumping on board with special offers, freebies and deals – many starting this weekend already! Thanks to Mary at Mission to Save for rounding up these Earth Day freebies and deals.  Earth Day Freebies and … [Read more...]

Easy DIY Rosemary Vanilla Essential Oil Soap

I cannot believe it is already spring! I was taking the dog for a walk this morning and it was gorgeous outside. The temperature was in the low 60's, the daffodils are standing tall and the birds are singing in the trees. This is absolutely my favorite time of the year. How about you? It is time to … [Read more...]

Easy Churros Recipe – A Shortcut Method

Have you ever seen a recipe on Pinterest you really wanted to try? Have you been afraid to try it because it seems so hard to pull off? I know I have! And who wants to have their final product become a viral Pinterest fail meme? Not me! That is how I have always felt about churros and why I wanted … [Read more...]

SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY New Trailer – Oooohhhhh!

What a great surprise! I didn't realize the new trailer for Solo: A Star Wars Story was going to play tonight during American Idol but then all of a sudden BLAM! There it was! And what an awesome trailer it is... Chewbacca looks like a total bad a** in this trailer. And Donald Glover looks … [Read more...]

What Should You Buy in April? My Local CBS News Morning Segment

We are heading on into the month of April and it should be spring even though winter doesn't seem to want to let go. Despite some more chilly than normal weather, we will be heading into spring soon and that has a lot of impact on the best things to buy during the month of April.Did you know there … [Read more...]

Share Why YOUR Dog is a Star and Help the Mutt-i-Grees Program

Is your dog a star? I know MINE is, even if it's just being the star of our family. Our dog Toby is the biggest pet in our house, but also the sweetest. Sure he is a German Shepherd and everyone who doesn't know him THINKS he will be a fierce dog, but he is actually a big ol' sweetie - once he's … [Read more...]

On Roseanne’s Couch with Becky, Darlene and DJ

If you had to name one piece of furniture from a TV show that you would recognize as soon as you saw it, no matter where it was, what would it be? I would say without question that it would be the Connor family's couch from the classic sitcom Roseanne with the classic, colorful afghan draped over … [Read more...]

Vera Bradley Wrapping Paper is Here

Even if a gift is really good, it is a lot BETTER when it comes wrapped in pretty packaging. It's true that it's the thought that counts and giving a beautifully wrapped gift shows that you cared enough to take the extra strep to make the gift extra special. Vera Bradley fans can now wrap their … [Read more...]

2018 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport Review – Our California Road Trip

My husband and I love to take road trips. Taking a drive is one of the very best ways to see the country. You get to see everything as it passes outside your window and when something catches your eye, you can stop and take a closer look. Last week we were roadtripping in California and the … [Read more...]

Plan a Family Camping Trip – What You Need for an Outdoor Adventure

Spring is almost here and that means many of us are itching to get outside. If you have a bad case of cabin fever and want to get out and enjoy the warmer weather, family camping is a fun and frugal way to spend time together and to enjoy our beautiful planet. If you haven’t done much camping, you … [Read more...]