Pump up the Music with Deck by Sol Republic X Motorola

Have you ever had people over and gathered in a part of the house far away from your music source. It happens all the time in my house. People always seen to wind up in the kitchen for some reason. Well I’m guessing that’s because that’s where the food is! The kitchen is upstairs and… Read More »


Find Quick and Easy Dinner Recipes at eMeals

When it comes to cooking dinner, sometimes I’m at a loss at what to cook. I’ve read a lot about meal planning and tried my hand at it, but failed miserably. Therefore, I’m always on the hunt for some quick and easy dinner recipes. If you’re like me and feel like screaming every time your… Read More »


The New 2013 Hess Truck

One of our holiday traditions is waiting with baited breath to see the new Hess toy truck set. A tradition in many parts of the U.S., these trucks change each year and always offer a great play experience along with their collectability. Z.E.N. absolutely loves Hess Trucks. I love them too because they are quite… Read More »


Let’s Get This Party Started: A Party Planning Book for the Family

Soleil Moon Frye, the actress best known for starring in the 80s comedy Punky Brewster, is also an author. Her most recent book, “Let’s Get This Party Started,” is a guide about entertaining with your children. The book offers party ideas for decorations, recipes, crafts, and games to make every celebration special. Frye is married… Read More »

Gift Ideas For Young Readers

Gift Ideas For Young Readers

National Geographic is one of the best known names in exploration and discovery. We are big fans of National Geographic and love their books because they are both entertaining and educational. Here are a few that we think will make great gifts for the young explorers on your list. This book from the Wild Tales… Read More »


Get Your Holiday Shopping Done Early With #KmartLayaway

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post. I am a Kmart blogger, though all opinions are 100% my own. You just can’t deny it; the holiday season’s countdown is on its way! Although most of us don’t start our holiday shopping, decorating and then celebrating until after the Thanksgiving, there’s some holiday “needs” that you need to… Read More »


Enjoy the Luxury of Having a #PersonalShopper For Free

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post, I am a Sears blogger, though all opinions are my own. When you look around your home, do you feel as though you have been left behind in the 20th century? Unfortunately, waiting around for the world to go retro does not work. Fortunately, a personal shopper can help… Read More »


Why I’m Smiling It Forward for Charity

As a mom, I know that children are happiest when they are healthy. The five words I hate to hear come out of my son’s mouth are “Mom, I don’t feel well,” because along with those words come days of misery for both of us. However, once he recovers, his feel-better smile is quite a… Read More »