5 Fun Ways to Stay Cool without a Pool

Why does it always seem like these last days of summer are the hottest? We totally love summer and its bright sunshine-filled days, but that heat can get a bit much and turn us into A/C-craving hermits. While it can be tempting to stay inside in the chilled air, getting outside is what summer is all … [Read more...]

Meet the Cast of Fun Mom Dinner: Toni Collette, Molly Shannon, Bridget Everett, and Katie Aselton

Put four funny women together and not only do you get FUN MOM DINNER, which is in select theaters and On Demand THIS WEEKEND, but you also get a laugh-packed interview! On Monday I had the chance to sit down with the stars of the film, Toni Collette, Molly Shannon, Bridget Everett, and Katie Aselton … [Read more...]

LG InstaView Door-in-Door Refrigerator – Keep the Cold Air In!

Sometimes, technology blows me away and this happens to be one of those times. What has me so amazed, you ask? It's the LG InstaView Door-in-Door Refrigerator, available right now at your local Best Buy. You never have to worry again about letting cold air out of the fridge when you're on a … [Read more...]

I Love How the Food Lion Mobile App Saves Me Time and Money! + Shrimp Alfredo Fettuccine Carbonara Recipe

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Food Lion. All opinions are 100% mine. I used to do the grocery shopping alone. One day my husband asked if he could come along. I said of course! He wanted to contribute his input for our meals for the upcoming week. As we are striving to be … [Read more...]

Treating Our Dog to the Best with Milk-Bone Farmer’s Medley

The big, sweet baby in our family is our dog, Toby. The mail carrier, UPS guy, FedEx delivery and any strangers coming to our front door uninvited are rightfully scared by his ferocious barking and lunging at the door and think he must be a fierce monster. But friends and family who are invited in … [Read more...]

Grilled Corn and Shrimp Salad Recipe

With hot summer days, a yummy, filling cold salad hits the spot for lunch or dinner. What's even better is when you don't have to heat up the kitchen to make it. With this Grilled Corn and Shrimp Salad recipe you make the corn on the grill outside and use pre-cooked shrimp to make a delicious salad … [Read more...]

10 Ways to Upcycle Plastic Bottles and Bags

Some of the very best craft and DIY ideas start with items you already have around the home. Not only does that mean you don't have to spent a lot of money at the craft store for supplies, but it also means that old items that are basically trash get a brand new life! While recycling is great, … [Read more...]

How to Buy Contacts Online

It's easier than ever before to buy contacts online, thanks to ContactsDirect.com. Not only is it convenient, it's affordable too. You can even use your vision insurance, to cover some or all of the cost. How cool is that?  How to Buy Contacts Online   Brands When you order your … [Read more...]

A Day of Fun and FIRSTS at Valleyfair!

A trip to Valleyfair is fun ANY day, but a day filled with "firsts" can be even more fun. Our trip to Valleyfair was a big deal because it was the FIRST time that Little R is finally tall enough to ride on all the rides! He loves the thrill rides and has always been disappointed when there were some … [Read more...]

Save Money AND Time When You Stock Up

It's hard to believe that the back-to-school season is just about here! Luckily we still have more than a month before school starts again, but I know some of you with kids who start early will be seeing the school buses rolling through your neighborhood again in just a week or two! Getting ready … [Read more...]