50 Kick-Butt Bacon Recipes

Bacon, bacon everywhere! Enjoy these 50 delicious* bacon recipes and add your own in the comments! 1. Whiskey, Caramel, Marshmallow and Bacon Bark {pictured} 2. Bacon-Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes {Check out my 50 Delicious Tomato Recipes} 3. Hot Bacon Dressing 4. Dulce de Leche, Coconut and Chocolate Chip Magic Bars 5. BLT Chicken Burgers {pictured} 6. Creamy Cabbage with Apples and Bacon 7. Sweet and Spicy Bacon 8. Roasted Celery Root, Celery, Onions, and Bacon 9. Maple Bacon Cookie Dough Truffles {Read More}

Studio Wars $50 Visa Gift Card Giveaway

Studio Wars is a new interactive online game that allows teams to compete through box office predictions – think Fantasy Football goes Hollywood, but much cooler. To celebrate the launch of Studio War’s new online Fantasy Movie League, we have teamed up with them to offer one lucky reader a free $50 Visa Gift Card! Who couldn’t use a little extra Visa cash to see the latest blockbuster movie? Just enter using the easy Rafflecopter form below. Giveaway open Worldwide. {Read More}

Kahlua Iced Coffee Review – It’s 5 O’Clock Somewhere

Jen and I are good friends but polar opposites on some things. While we both have a definite love for blogging, our lives are very different: Jen lives in Minnesota. – I hate the snow. Jen and Jason have one son. – My partner and I have three daughters. Jen is a carnivore. – I’m a vegetarian. Jen has three dogs, named JD, Kahlua, and Bailey – I’ve only tasted alcohol a handful of times in my life. I could {Read More}

nuNAAT Rescued My Thinning Hair! Giveaway – Ends 7/31

I know I’m still new around these parts, but if you know me at all then you know I don’t get SUPER excited about too much. When I discovered nuNAAT, I was intrigued by their products and wanted to check them out. I used to have really thick hair, so much so that I had to get it thinned out by professionals on more than one occasion. After my fourth pregnancy, however, my thinned out hair never grew back – {Read More}

A Mother’s Journey of Love, Loss & Life Beyond: Review

When I started reading this book by Jennifer L. Scalise, A Mother’s Journey of Love, Loss & Life Beyond, I wasn’t 100% on board with it because of how much it spoke about religion and God. I don’t usually read books that involve these things, but I’m really glad I stuck this one out because it turned out to be a good book about a very heart wrenching (and heart warming) journey. In July 2009, Jennifer and her children were {Read More}

Saving While Eating at Restaurants

Eating out a few times a week may not seem like a big expense, but it can kill your budget quickly if you aren’t careful. Use these tips to save money while eating out alone, or with your family. Avoid appetizers. Honestly, after you order and eat an appetizer, you’ve already spent $10-$15 and you’re almost full. Then you spend more on your actual entree, and have food to take home. But you never actually eat the food you take {Read More}

KidsCare Android Phone App

Keeping the kids occupied while waiting in the doctor’s office isn’t hard, but when you forget the coloring books… or when all the crayons melted in the hot car… or when the kiddos just don’t feel like reading that book again, then it gets difficult. What’s a mom to do? Smart Phone to the rescue! When I renewed my cell phone plan, they offered me a free Smart Phone – so, of course I snatched it up! My Samsung Galaxy {Read More}

Giveaway: Chicken Soup Books For Moms

Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Magic Of Mothers & Daughters: 101 Inspirational and Entertaining Stories about That Special Bond From the publisher: “Mothers and daughters. They are, at the same time, very similar and completely unique. This relationship — through birth, childhood, teen years, adulthood, grandchildren, aging, and every step in between — can be the best, the hardest, and the sweetest. Moms and daughters will laugh, cry, and find inspiration in this collection of entertaining, poignant, and heartwarming {Read More}

Care About the Environment? Choose Cartons!

I’ve been teaching my girls about recycling and natural energy sources for a while now. We work hard to create as little waste as possible and keep our carbon footprint small. While we’d love to drive a hybrid and live in a solar powered house, that isn’t in the budget right now, so we do what we can. Even little steps like recycling and using paper cartons can help. We don’t have a curb-side recycling program in our area, which {Read More}

KLUTCHclub Review: Health & Wellness in a Box!

I love getting fun stuff in the mail! It’s even better when they’re healthy fun things. 🙂 If you are not familiar with KLUTCHclub, they are a subscription company that delivers health, wellness, and fitness products right to your doorstep. Klutch Club is the best way to indulge in $50 or more worth of expert-curated health, wellness, and fitness products. You’ll get healthy food and drinks, workouts and apparel, skincare products, supplements, and more. Lots of neat stuff arrived in {Read More}