November 19, 2017
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The Football season is upon us, and Papa Johns is having fan-tabulous #FanTastyFootball action happening on Twitter! There are so many ways to enjoy football on a sunny brisk day while wearing a football jersey. But no matter what team you're rooting for, just make sure you have yourself some Papa Johns Pizza by your side.   Join me and @PapaJohns...
This post was sponsored by Eat Smart as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. I received product samples to facilitate my review. Getting my family to eat veggies can be a super daunting task. They want to take the tiniest bite that they can possibly take to see...
The Pioneer Woman Holiday Dinnerware Set is now available @Walmart! I love how gorgeous they are.
Ree Drumond, A.K.A. The Pioneer Woman, has hit a home run with her Holiday Dinnerware & Decor Designs that is now available at Walmart. If you know me, then you know that I'm a total Christmas Freak. I love everything there is about Christmas: the music, the decor, the lights, the food, the cheer, and the whole spirit of...
This post was written by me through an activation with HireInfluence on behalf of OREO Cookies. Although I received compensation for participating in the campaign, all thoughts and opinions are my own. When I get asked to go somewhere that involves food, you can almost be guaranteed that I will be there. Whether I'm getting paid to go or not,...
Making almond flour isn't this huge daunting task that you would think that it is. Almond flour is definitely easier to make if you have the MockMill KitchenAid attachment! It makes life so much easier, and I love having gluten free flour around the house; instead of having to buy it all of the time. Wolfgang Mock wants to help...
Sadly, I wasn't able to go to BlogHer this year. I was able to purchase my tickets at a great price when they were released, and the my little heart broke as I had to sell it. My first BlogHer was 3 years ago in California. I was all form of nervous and excited at the same time. I...
The answer to that question is a definite maybe. Whether or not you can make a business out of grandma's apple pie recipe depends on a few things. Can you manage a business? Can you cook? Is grandma's apple pie really that good? Do you like the idea of being in food service? Do you have the facilities to...
This is my Ubi. He is the most laid back and happiest dog that I've ever own in my life. He greets everyone with hugs and kisses that enters our humble abode. There are 5 things in life that makes an Ubi happy: People, Food, Chasing balls, go on long walks, and Naps.  In fact, he's pretty much mastered...
he reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. This Father's Day, get Dad something he's going to fall in love with - plus making him one of the coolest tech Dad's around town! Run to Best Buy right now and get a FREE Samsung...
Can we talk about how many bag clips that one family has? It's a pretty obscene scene. We have these for so many different types of bags from the freezer to our dry storage for chips and such. The worst part? The clips break or they tend to start sliding off of the bags they were on, and it...
I remember the first time that I lost my very first iPhone that I bought for myself. My iPhone was a beautiful sight to behold. It was sleek. It was the first generation of touch screens. It had my whole livelihood in it, and it was the first time that I acknowledged that I had my whole life of...
I lead a busy life. Between trying to take care of the house, work full-time from home, watching after Angela, taking care of 2 puppies, and helping out with my three nephews...I'm done. I can't be everywhere keeping a watchful eye over what nephews are doing on our different devices, and not sure if they're visiting safe websites, or...
Drinking a cup of tea is one of the first things that most people do when they're feeling sick or wanting a cup of comfort. There are all different types of teas out there - everything from green tea to a chamomile, and we already know that each different type of to helps to do various things. Yes, I'm...
This is a product review, but all opinions and views are my own. Chilean Sea Bass is one of my absolute favorite fish to eat. It has a slight sweet and nutty notes to it. It smells like the ocean, but tastes oh so amazing with its giant white chunky flakes of deliciousness. Certified Steak & Seafood and asked if...
The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. With Earth Day upon us and everyone working hard to leave a smaller carbon footprint with the added bonus of being able to slash their electric bill, BestBuy, EnergyStar, and LG Studio Line are here to...
This is a sponsored post that contains affiliate links Every day we make decisions that affect our daily lives. The biggest decision we make is what to consume to nourish our bodies, and how active we want to be throughout the day. When you're running out the door for work, do you grab that beautiful Granny Smith apple or do...
This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Schick Hydro®. The opinions and text are all mine I probably have one of the most sensitive skin that anyone can have. When I first started shaving in my post-pubescent life, it was such a horrible experience. No matter what type of razor that I tried to use or...
While cooking isn't an exact science, there are things you can do to make your meals better for your health. If you're ready to turn a corner in your life and embrace healthier living, here are just a few tips for more nutritional cooking. 1. Say No to Refinement Refined grains lack the bran of their unrefined counterparts. The next time...
The chances are that if you’re a stay at home mom like me, you’re always on the lookout for ways to increase your income. As well as to prevent yourself from going mad. As while being a mom is the best job in the world, at times, it can make you question your sanity. Sometimes us moms need a...
This is a sponsored post on behalf of Smiley360 for Pepto-Bismol Who doesn't love Chocolate cookies? If you're a fan, like me, then you are definitely going to love these Triple Chocolate Cake Mix cookies from Aboutamom! It’s hard to go through the holiday season without a few indulgences. Do you find yourself looking forward to a cookie exchange, the...
This post was sponsored by Dunkin’ Donuts as part of a Influencer Activation for Influence Central. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review. If you don't know that I have a huge passion for coffee, then you don't know me very well. I was so excited to try Dunkin' Donut's new Vanilla Cupcake Flavored Coffee! From the moment you...
I've been in the restaurant industry for over 22 years, and Chef Wolfgang Puck has always been an idol of mine. Most people go crazy over singers, actors, and sports players. Not me. I fangirl over chefs that have made a lasting impact on me and my train of thoughts over food. Just recently, I was actually able to...
I don't know what my family would do if we didn't have Pepto-Bismol in my house. My house that has 7 hungry stomachs that eat all day long. Seven hungry stomachs that eat non-stop. Of course, it is partially my fault that they're always hungry. Why? Well, it's because I love to cook. So yes...it's my fault that I...
Whether your a newbie in the kitchen, or more experienced, the Perfect Bake system is something that you're totally going to be in love with! When I was first asked to do a product review for it, I wasn't too sure how I was going to feel about. I know my in the kitchen inside and out, and really...
This post is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group ® and Scandinavian Tobacco Group, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #masteryourblend http://my-disclour.es/OBsstV Every year, me and my friends enjoy our own little "Unofficial" Holiday Cocktail Party get together. We pull out our delicious bottles of wine, cigars, different types of cheese &...
It's that time of the year when the excitement of seeing friends and family builds up until you're just about to burst with joy! Just as you're perfecting your list of recipes to make for everyone to enjoy, it dawns on you that you invited EVERYONE over for you Holiday meals. Then that dreaded stress settles into the pit...
Ugly Christmas Sweater Cookies
This is a sponsored post for Harry & David on behalf of coupons.com As you all know, I totally love Christmas and everything about it. If I get stressed about anything is making sure that I find just the right gift for everyone. I like giving gifts that I know that my friends and family members are actually going to...
I remember the first time I had a Ritz Cracker. It was in my Great Grandmother's house at her kitchen table. She had some sliced cheeses and pepperoni placed on a white paper plate. I thought it was the most fanciest thing I could ever have, plus it was delicious...so you know I used to shove as many as...
I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Rubbermaid. I received product samples to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. It's that time of the year when everybody is busy cooking their little hearts away in the kitchens all across America. If you're like me and you...
Let's face it, sometimes men are just are hard to buy a great & quality gift for. My brother is kind of one of the hardest guys to shop for: he loves the outdoors & hunting, but loves his video games at the same time. However, he has more than enough games. This when I came across KnivesShipFree! I...
Wine tasting parties are a great entertainment option when seeking a change from the same old dinner and drinks with friends. Wine tasting allows you to really delve into your love of fine wines with likeminded individuals, while also expanding your knowledge base of what constitutes a winning selection. Though hosting your own party can take quite a bit...
With holiday travel expected to be cheaper for 2015, TripTogether recommends taking the opportunity to visit some of the world’s most beautiful waterfalls.    “Waterfalls are majestic.  Visitors can’t help but catch their breath and wonder over the marvel of nature as water cascades from above,” notes Anita Covic, Communications Specialist, North America, TripTogether.com.  “When traveling with a buddy, the experience...
I received this product for review. All words and thoughts are my own 100% honest opinion. Once in a while, a great product comes along and spreads a little bit more sunshine in my home. That's what the Shark Rocket Powerhead did for me and Stephen! As you all know, I have two of the most amazing pups in the...
This is a sponsored post on behalf of Blog Meets Brand for New Jersey Lottery. Blog Meets Brand gave me a stipend to purchase lottery tickets, and are responsible for payment.   Christmas is truly the most wonderful time of the year, especially with the New Jersey Lottery releasing four Holiday themed Instant Games available for the Holiday season! These Holiday...
“I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Folgers. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item to thank me for my participation.” As all of you know, I'm a coffee addict. There's no way to politely put it. From the moment I wake to the moment I go to bed, I...
This is a sponsored post on behalf of Ball Park® Flame Grilled Jerky Everyone once in a while, a parent gets hit in the face with these dreaded words "Parent Teacher Conferences." Which can mean only one thing: no school! The dreaded fear becomes so overwhelming, and you question how you're going to keep your sanity from the constant chatter,...
I've been eating California Dried Plums for a really long time, and am super happy to talk about the health benefits of eating them, share a great recipe I love to eat in the mornings, and share a couple of websites full of great information for you to learn other recipes and important pieces of information. First, let's discuss some...