Our 2015 Holiday Gift Guide is LIVE

Hey everybody!  Our 2015 Holiday Gift Guide is now live!  Click the photo below to be taken to the page where there are a number of categories to choose from to find gifts for all on your list!  We'll be adding and updating it from now until December … [Read more...]

In Honor of Suffragette: Things to Be Thankful For – Women’s Rights

I am posting for Day 19 of the Suffragette movement. Suffragette 19 honors the brave and bold women of the Suffragette movement. In the U.S., their sacrifices led to the passing of the 19th Amendment, which granted most American women the right to … [Read more...]

Saving Money on Holiday Shopping with Groupon Coupons

Most of my friends and family know I thrive on getting a great deal.  I can sniff the sale racks out in the stores and when they are looking for online coupons they come to me first to see if I can find them the best one.  And that's why I love … [Read more...]

Texas Christkindl Market in Arlington, TX – #TXChristkindl

This post is in partnership with the Arlington CVB who is providing complimentary experiences in their city as a thank you for sharing this information. Although I am now an American and grew up Canadian, my life was steeped in German … [Read more...]

Sudio: Earbuds from Sweden with Studio Quality Sound

Previously to taking up running I didn't use headphones or earbuds a lot.  Music is my saving grace to getting through that last little bit of a run though.  The problem with many earphones or headsets I've owned though is that they tangle up when I … [Read more...]

Farmers Branch Aquatics Center – #FBh2o

This is a compensated post for The Farmers Branch Aquatics Center. If you're in North Texas I have a hidden gem of a place where your whole family can have fun year round.  It's the Farmers Branch Aquatics Center. Not far to get to, the … [Read more...]

Collin Street Bakery DeLuxe® Fruitcake – Best Fruitcake. Ever.

Do you remember earlier this month when I posted about Collin Street Bakery's Apple Cinnamon Pecan Cake?  I made a comment in that post, let me quote it for you: And while I’m not a fan of fruitcake their world-famous DeLuxe® Fruitcake has been a … [Read more...]

#GivingTuesday: Double the Impact with World Vision and Thirty-One Gifts – Giveaway

In the midst of the retail frenzy following Thanksgiving, Giving Tuesday provides an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others by focusing on charitable giving. On Dec. 1, 2015 – the 4th annual #GivingTuesday – World Vision will partner … [Read more...]

Finding a Meaningful Birthday Gift for Your Spouse

Life changes once you get married. It changes from "what I want" to "what they want." There is so much commitment, collaboration, and compromise when it comes to marriage and relationships, and it definitely has its challenges, no doubt. Taking the … [Read more...]

Brave Girls: Raising Young Women with Passion and Purpose to Become Powerful Leaders

As the mother of a now 19 year old young woman, whom we homeschooled for middle and high school, I had plenty of years to wonder whether we were raising and educating her to be a powerful woman.  Are brave girls a result of heredity or environment? … [Read more...]

Main Event Entertainment Party – Full of Fun but None of the Stress!

As a part of the Main Event FUNactics blogger program, I receive Main Event gift cards and other perks. However, all opinions remain my own. Main Event's tag line is; Eat. Bowl. Play.  And let me tell you on the party front they do not disappoint. … [Read more...]