The Race Around America in the ROUSH Mustang

ROUSH Stage 3 Ford Mustang

This is a partnered post. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. Gear up race fans because the Walgreens "Race Around America" is making its way into the homestretch now! If you've never heard about #RaceAroundAmerica, it is an interactive campaign that has been fueled by fan interaction over the last several months. The campaign will … [Read more...]

Easy Fajita Chicken Taquitos

easy chicken fajita taquitos recipe

I’m participating in the McCormick’s Skillet Sauce® blogger campaign and received compensation as part of the program. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. This week, y'all. It has tested me and surprisingly I'm still here to write about it. I honestly didn't think I was going to make it. Yesterday in particular was the worst. I … [Read more...]

The Home Away from Home Vacation Home

vacation home in orlando

My family was provided with a home for the purpose of this review. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. Wow, that was a lot of home in the title and that is exactly how I feel when I stay with Global Resort Homes while vacationing in Florida. I've stayed with Global several times and I absolutely love that they offer affordable Orlando … [Read more...]

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...]