2015 Mitsubishi Outlander SE

2015 mitusbishi outlander se review

Thank you to Drive STI for allowing me to drive this vehicle. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. While my family and I were in Florida last week, we had the opportunity to drive the brand new 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander SE to get us around town. When the valet brought it up during pick up at the airport, I thought the shiny Cosmic Blue … [Read more...]

Giving Back to the Community Through the Food Bank

donating time at the montgomery county food bank

This is a partnered post. However, all thoughts and opinions are my own. I've donated money and food to the local food bank. Writing a check or donating a few extra bucks during my weekly shopping trip is easy. Donating food while I'm already at the grocery store is pretty easy too, especially when they have prepackaged bags you can purchase for … [Read more...]

Balsamic Glazed Pork Loin Chops

balsamic glazed pork loin chops recipe

This is a partnered post with the National Pork Board and Costco. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. While the end of the month is quickly approaching, there is still so much the month of October has to offer. Not only do we celebrate Halloween during October, but it's also National Pork Month. And to celebrate National Pork Month, … [Read more...]

Family Portraits with Tiny Tribe Photography

professional houston area family photographer

Tiny Tribe Photography provided us with a complimentary professional photo package. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. After almost 12 years of marriage, we finally had professional portraits taken of the entire family. The last time that happened was on our wedding night, when we were three family members less. I've always wanted … [Read more...]

15 Pretty Pumpkin Ideas for Halloween

15 pretty pumpkin ideas for halloween

We headed to the pumpkin patch this past weekend on the hunt for the perfect pumpkins. Each year what constitutes the "perfect" pumpkin changes for my girls. Some years they want the largest one I'll allow, other years it's one with no bruises, and still others it's the pumpkin covered in warts. As the kids frolicked from pumpkin to pumpkin, … [Read more...]

Slow Cooker Pork Sirloin Tip Roast with Red Potatoes

pork sirloin tip roast with red potatoes

This is a partnered post with the National Pork Board and Costco. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. More times than not, it's three o'clock in the afternoon and I still don't have a clue what I'm cooking for dinner. The kids arrive home from school and we start homework, but by the time I realize it's time to feed their hungry … [Read more...]

Share a Meal for a Bright Future

I'm partnering with Unilever Project Sunlight to help bring awareness to child hunger in America.

This is a partnered post. However, all thoughts and opinions are my own. Each day in America there are 16 million children who are silently suffering from hunger. That is an insanely large number, but do you realize that it's the population of Los Angeles, New York City, Philadelphia and Chicago combined? That is how many children are suffering … [Read more...]

Baby’s First Halloween + Giveaway

Pampers Giveaway Prize

This is a partnered post. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. My little Olaf likes warm hugs. When she’s dressed as Snow White I refuse to feed her applesauce. It’s my baby’s first Halloween, and I’m still trying to settle on which costume she’ll wear this year. Halloween is one of my favorite holidays, and I want her first Halloween … [Read more...]

RSVP for the #LaundryBliss Twitter Party

#laundrybliss Twitter Party Sweepstakes to win prizes

  Do you love a good Twitter Party? You know I do and I'm so excited to co-host a party next week to talk about how to achieve #LaundryBliss! On Wednesday October 29th at 1 pm EST, please join us for the #LaundryBliss Twitter Party where we’ll be sharing tips on getting your laundry done efficiently and effectively, and giving you a chance to … [Read more...]

Mega Bloks SpongeBob Squarepants Invisible Boatmobile Rescue Giveaway

megabloks invisible boatmobile spongebob toy

It's already almost the middle of October and that means that Christmas is only about two months away. I'm not sure about you, but I've already started on my Christmas gift list, in hopes that I can wipe it out sooner rather than later. When my kids were younger, I loved shopping for them. It was so easy to find toys they'd love without much … [Read more...]