Enter The Folgers Jingle Contest And You Could Win $25,000!

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“This post was sponsored by Folgers as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central about the Folgers Jingle Contest. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) guidelines concerning the use of endorsement and testimonials in advertising. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review.” Coffee and I are BFF's. If you even know me just a … [Read more...]

20 Easy Homemade Salsa Recipes

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When it comes to dips for chips, I've got to admit that I am partial to salsa. Salsa can be made so many different ways that I never get tired of it. I make it on Taco Tuesdays, for football games, for birthday parties or even for dessert. No matter what kind I make the bowl is almost always empty. Here are 20 easy homemade salsa recipes to make. They range from your normal tomato and jalapeno … [Read more...]

Puppy Love Valentine for Kids – Heart Shaped Dog Craft

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I love making Valentine's Day projects with my boys. When Johnny was little, he would come home with the cutest little crafts from daycare. When I had my other boys, I always made sure to make my favorites with them. This heart shaped dog craft is always on the list. One year when Johnny was in elementary school, we made these for hi entire class in a smaller size. This craft is fun for all … [Read more...]

Nickelodeon’s Blaze & Paw Patrol New DVD Gift Sets! Plus, Giveaway!

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I don't know about yours but Blaze and the Monster Machines, as well as Paw Patrol, are very loved characters in our house. We watch their shows, have their toys, their clothing, and well a lot. If you ask Sawyer what he wants to watch he will almost always tell you "Blaze!" as his first choice with Paw Patrol following as a close second. Two of Nickelodeon's most popular shows are … [Read more...]

Heart Shaped Treats For Valentine’s Day

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Valentine's Day is just around the corner. I like to make each holiday special for the boys by celebrating it all month long. Valentine's Day is easy, just make heart shaped treats. In fact, make everything heart shaped. The following 19 heart shaped treats include desserts like the cute heart shaped brownies I made a few years ago and cheesecakes as well as main dishes like pizza and pot … [Read more...]

7 Fire Safety Tips to Help Keep Your Family Safe & Protected

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Did you know most house fires happen in January? Did you know that my family lost our home 2007? We were lucky that our family was unharmed, but we lost everything we owned. I've always wanted to put together a post of all the things I learned from the experience that can help you prepare yourself in the event something horrible should happen with these 7 Fire Safety Tips. Many of these things we … [Read more...]

21 Nutritious Muffins For Busy Mornings

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On busy mornings, the last thing I want to think about is what to make for breakfast. However, I have found that everyone in my house is in a better mood all day long if I start the day with a meal, like some nutritious muffins. To save a bit of time and make mornings run smoother, I have been making muffins the night before and reheating them for breakfast. The only problem is, they get sick and … [Read more...]

Attend the 2017 New England Auto Show

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I've lived all my life in Western MA. New England winters are nothing new to me. This year the snowfall's have been manageable, but a few years ago we were getting thirty inches of snow at a time. The snowbanks were so high you could see over them. You would think driving in it would be easy for me but in reality, the second the flakes start falling I'm hiding at home. Right now I'm driving a … [Read more...]

Make Your Own DIY Photo Tile Coasters

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I love making gifts for people, especially if it means being able to use some of the many photos I take throughout the year. A fun, simple craft that you (or your kids!) can make are these DIY Photo Tile Coasters. You can make a set for under $5, and they look great forever. Supplies needed for DIY Photo Tile Coasters: Printed Photos Mod Podge (I used glossy here) Foam Brush … [Read more...]