Summer Travel Tips with Skype


This post is sponsored by Skype Many of you know that our family loves to travel.  Whether it's just roaming around the state of Texas, embarking on a cruise ship or visiting family in Canada, it sometimes seems like when we are home we are … [Read more...]

This 4th of July, ‘Let Savings Ring’ with Walmart Family Mobile


I’ve been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and Walmart Family Mobile. All opinions are mine alone. #Save4Summer #CollectiveBiasFor years our 4th of July was spent with great family friends.  The kids played, the grown ups talked, S'mores were … [Read more...]

Dental Health Crisis in Children: Prevention Tips


My parents weren't big on enforcing dental health when I was growing up.  Because of that I was kind of lax in the whole brushing and flossing thing even well into my adult years.  After a very painful root canal, I knew that when I had children I … [Read more...]

Cedar Plank Sugar and Spice Salmon & Rainstorm Wine


Take your dinner up a notch…Rainstorm Wines is pairing up with Copper River Salmon this season.  This long anticipated, highly prized, and VERY delicious salmon is getting a touch of Oregon vibrancy with a perfectly paired trio of wines: Rainstorm … [Read more...]

Penne Pasta Recipe with Mozzarella, Garlic, and Basil


Founded in 1920, Emile Noël uses a time-tested artisanal production method. Its traditional presses—very old but carefully maintained —extract oil slowly and carefully. Unlike modern presses, the seeds don't get too hot and instead release their oil … [Read more...]

Secūr Solar Media Player the Solar Powered Phone Case That Protects Against Water, Drops and Dust


Streaming music or playing a library of songs is one of the fastest ways to drain the battery life on a smartphone. But, while camping in the woods, relaxing in the backyard with friends or enjoying nature in another way the only music source … [Read more...]

4 Ways to Avoid and Get Out Of Travel Debt


Traveling maybe one of your favorite hobbies and you may do it by plane, car, train, ship or even take a road trip. However, no matter how you are traveling, your finances take center stage.  The best and easiest way to avoid debt is to spend less … [Read more...]

4 Outfit Ideas For All Summer Activities


June 21 marked the summer solstice, meaning summer is now officially upon us. Time for backyard BBQs, day-long beach trips, and extended weekends. School’s out and kids are flooding the neighborhood greenbelts and community pools. But even if you’re … [Read more...]

Summer Entertaining with Gail Pittman + Giveaway


A few months ago I shared with you all a beautiful set of Gail Pittman Honeysuckle mugs.  I'm still using those mugs regularly because they really do give a cheery start to my days.  Plus even though they look so fancy with their hand painted design, … [Read more...]

Summer Sports Dental Injuries

Sports Dental Injuries

Approximately 8,000 children are treated at emergency rooms each day for sports-related injuries.  We often think of broken arms or concussions when we hear statistics like that, but it also includes teeth.  Jefferson Dental Clinics has a few tips … [Read more...]