You’re the Best Bus Driver Gift Idea

Best Bus Driver Gift Idea using Bath & Body Works hand soap and simple tag

It's the Season of Giving and I want to make sure that everyone around me knows that they are appreciated. From the postal workers and delivery truck drivers to my child's bus driver and teachers, I like to give each of them a small token of my appreciation. For about $7 (even cheaper if you use coupons - I paid $1.67 for the hand soap during a … [Read more...]

Thank A Deserving Military Veteran

thanks a deserving military veteran with care packages from Katy's Goodness

This is a partnered post. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. During the holidays especially, I teach my children about the importance of giving back. For the last several years we have been adopting children in the Angel Tree program. In years past, we have also participated in Operation Christmas Child. Each of these programs have … [Read more...]

Interview with Jamie Foxx, Quvenzhane Wallis & Will Gluck

Interview with Jamie Foxx Quvenzhane Wallis Will Gluck

There aren't too many times in my life where I'm going to be able to say that I had a chance to have an interview with Jamie Foxx, Quvenzhane Wallis & Will Gluck. It's just not gonna happen, I know that, and I'm okay with that. But it did happen once and I have the picture to prove it! I was in New York at the beginning of the month at the … [Read more...]

15 Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Tweens

Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Tweens - fun and unusual stocking stuffer ideas

I love buying stocking stuffers, it’s actually my favorite part of Christmas shopping. I could easily spend a small fortune on stocking stuffers each year, but I try to stick to a modest budget. I enjoy looking for unique, fun, and useful items to fill the stockings and tend to limit the candy to just a few pieces. When the kids were little I … [Read more...]

RSVP for the #McCafeMyWay Twitter Party

McCafeMyWay Twitter Party

Do you love a good Twitter Party? You know I do and I'm so excited to co-host a party to share all about the McCafe new product launch at Walmart! On December 19th at 3pm EST, please join us for the #McCafeMyWay Twitter Party where we’ll be discussing the new McCafe Coffee Pods, Ground Coffee, and giving you a chance to win prizes! Most of my days … [Read more...]

Sonicare Plaque Control Toothbrush

philips sonicare plaque control toothbrush

This is a sponsored post with Lunchbox. All thoughts and opinions are my own. The countdown to Christmas in on y'all. Each day my kids are counting down on their Countdown to Christmas Garland, and honestly I can't believe how short the garland is already. Just over a week until they tear into all the wrapped gifts underneath the tree. But some … [Read more...]

Interview with Cameron Diaz & Bobby Cannavale

interview with cameron diaz and bobby cannavale

As I briefly mentioned a few weeks ago, I had the opportunity for a quick visit to New York as a guest of Sony to attend the ANNIE press junket. During my time in New York, I had the opportunity to sit down and have an interview with Cameron Diaz & Bobby Cannavale in a small, intimate group of five bloggers. It was such a fun experience, … [Read more...]

5 Fun Holiday Traditions That Don’t Involve Elf on the Shelf

holiday traditions that dont involve elf on the shelf

For weeks now my social media feeds have been full of the antics of naughty and nice elves. My kids were getting older when the elf-mania started to blow up, so we chose to skip the holiday tradition. For nearly two decades we have managed to come up with plenty of holiday traditions that don't involve elf on the shelf and I thought I would share … [Read more...]

Annie Movie Review

interview with cameron diaz and bobby cannavale

I was a guest of Sony Pictures at the Annie press junket. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. Earlier this month I jumped on an airplane and headed to The Big Apple to attend the press junket for the new Annie movie. This was a quick one-night adventure, but during my time in New York I had the opportunity to participate in small, … [Read more...]

Chocolate Covered S’mores Pops

Chocolate Covered S'mores Pops - the perfect holiday inspired treat

This is a partnered post with Honey Maid. As always, all thoughts and opinions are my own. I know this is my third recipe for holiday inspired treats this week, but I just can't stop y'all. All the chocolate is calling my name and the force seems to be stronger than my will to not eat all the chocolate. But, really, who can complain when all the … [Read more...]