Make a Spring Biking Toolkit

I have received information and materials from ©Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. 2017.The opinions stated are my own. This is a sponsored post. #ForWhatMattersMost #CollectiveBias Yesterday we had what felt like our first "real" day of summer. It kind of caught us by surprise because it felt … [Read more...]

Join the Hydration Challenge + Enter Our 50 Strong Simply Better Bottles Giveaway!

Why is it that some of the simplest things that we KNOW help us stay healthy are still sometimes difficult to accomplish? Take drinking water, for example. As humans, we are designed to drink water and we really NEED it to stay healthy. A person can live without food for a month, but can only live … [Read more...]

Eco-Friendly Travel Tips

April is Earth Month and while we should be conscious of how our actions affect the environment every day, this special month is a good time to take a harder look at what we can do (and what we can STOP doing) to help the health of our planet. Being eco-friendly is something we can strive for in … [Read more...]

Hulu’s Real Life Powerpuff Girls Contest + Reader Giveaway

We all know that girls are AWESOME and Hulu is celebrating the launch of The Powerpuff Girls by highlighting amazing girls across the country! These #RealLifePowerpuff girls are doing exceptionally rad things and inspiring others along the way, whether they are excelling in science, the arts or … [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...]

Fresh Step® Compact Packs – Less Lugging and Easier Storage

There's no question that I love my cats. That's why I was happy to say "yes" when Fresh Step® Compact Packs asked me to work with them on this post. My friends on Facebook and anyone who follows me on social media are used to seeing frequent photos of my cute furry babies. Working at home every day, … [Read more...]

Help Support the GRO Organic Check-off Program

Do you choose organic? In recent years we have seen much better access to organic foods and greater availability in stores nationwide, but there is still a long way to go. If I thought it was easy and affordable, I would switch our food habits to all-organic in a minute. But, like many people, I … [Read more...]

Keep Your Health on Track During Cold Winter Months

It has been CRAZY COLD here in Minnesota. As I'm writing this, the temperature is in the single digits and in the coming days that will fall to below zero. With weather like this I just want to curl up in a ball and mope. It's really hard to stay active! For me, when I'm not active I tend to start … [Read more...]

Using FreeShipping.com to Save on Holiday Spending + $500 Giveaway

We're heading into the final stretch! Christmas will soon be here and that means all the presents need to be bought, wrapped, and placed under the tree or in the car to head out to see friends and families. Is your holiday shopping done? To be perfectly honest, I am a very last minute shopper. This … [Read more...]

Join Us For A NOLA Plantation Country Holiday Twitter Chat #NOPCHoliday

When thinking of Louisiana travel, the French Quarter of New Orleans is the first thing many people think of. But, you don't want your Louisiana visit to end within the city limits of New Orleans. Just a short drive outside the city you can walk through century old,  Southern plantations while … [Read more...]