10 minute Christmas Chocolate Dipped Pretzels

Christmas Pretzels

*Caution, affiliate links ahead…Don’t worry, I’ll use the money for something practical, like wine…. or a pony! I was so excited when I stumbled across a bag of Christmas themed pretzels at my local Sam’s club the other day. I immediately knew that something glorious must come from this discovery, I couldn’t simply just put […]

Skinny Peppermint Meringue Kisses

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*Caution, affiliate links ahead…Don’t worry, I’ll use the money for something practical, like wine…. or a pony! This is one treat that doesn’t stay long in my house, as soon as they are out of the oven my kids and husband practically run each other over to get to the kitchen and shovel these into […]

Jingle Jars!

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*Caution, affiliate links ahead…Don’t worry, I’ll use the money for something practical, like wine…. or a pony! Recently Hallmark had a great sale (and I had a coupon!) so I was able to score some adorable ornaments for pretty cheap, at least as far as hallmark ornaments go. They were adorable and I couldn’t resist, […]

Give Back This Christmas by Helping Your Local Food Bank

This is a sponsored post on behalf of The Motherhood. All opinions are strictly my own. More than 49 million people are food insecure. 16 million of those are children. Let me say that again, 16 million children don’t know where their next meal is coming from. That is just not right. No child should […]

Personalized Snowman Mugs

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  *Caution, affiliate links ahead…Don’t worry, I’ll use the money for something practical, like wine…. or a pony! I love personalized homemade gifts. I would prefer something homemade over something store bought any day, unless you are going to buy me a car, then I really, really want the car. These mugs are super cute […]

Pretty Darn Healthy Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

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*Caution, affiliate links ahead…Don’t worry, I’ll use the money for something practical, like wine…. or a pony! As much as I wanted to, I couldn’t call these paleo, ’cause sadly enough, cavemen didn’t eat peppermint chocolate chips. Such a shame, I’m pretty sure they would have had a much better life if they could have […]

Making the Most of Your Family Vacation in Daytona Beach

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  *Caution, affiliate links ahead…Don’t worry, I’ll use the money for something practical, like wine…. or a pony! So, you’re headed to Daytona Beach for a fun family vacation, but not sure what to see and do while you’re there? Lucky for you I have got you covered! I recently took a weekend excursion to […]

20+ Free Activities In & Around Gulf Shores

20 Free Activities in Gulf Shores

  If you are looking for some fun in Gulf Shores but have a small budget, here is a list of over 20 places that you can visit completely free! There is some really good stuff here! Check it out: Indoor 1.National Naval Aviation Museum The National Naval Aviation Museum is the world’s largest Naval […]

#ShareAwesome with Lifelock & the National PTA

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Like it or not my teens have entered into the world of social media. Snapchat, vine and instagram are all the rage in our house these days. As a parent I was initially terrified of the social media invasion. You hear all the horror stories about child predators and cyber bullies using these platforms to […]

Free Big Hero 6 Activity Sheets and Science Experiments

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I’m a sucker for an underdog movie and have a soft spot for so called nerds since my daughter proudly identifies herself as one, that’s why I’m so excited for Disney’s newest animated film, Big Hero 6. If you haven’t had a chance to see the preview, you can check it out here: To go […]

Supermom and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

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This past weekend I finally manged to take my 10 year old to the movies to see Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day. If you have been living under a rock, I’ll give you a quick breakdown of this cute family friendly flick. Alexander has the worst luck, it seems like […]

Super Easy Tutorial for Your Favorite Disney Princess Costumes

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This shop has been compensated by #CollectiveBias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. The Sleeping Beauty DVD has just come out of the vault and to celebrate my favorite movie being released I took my #DisneyBeauties shopping at Walmart for some fancy princess gear. They had fun marveling at all the goodies available, […]

Frightfully Good Deal on a Jr. Frosty While Helping a Fantastic Cause!

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It’s that time of year again! Time to help a great cause and indulge your sweet tooth at the same time. Wendy’s Jr. Frosty™ Halloween Coupon Book is back for a limited time only. In case you haven’t heard about this great deal let me fill you in Every year, starting in early October, Wendy’s […]

5 Reasons You Need to Take Your Family to Gulf Shores, AL – Like Right Now!

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Miles upon miles of white sandy beaches and brilliant sapphire waters are just part of what you will experience when you whisk your family away to Gulf Shores for an unforgettable family vacation. Gulf Shores is the perfect place for food, fun and relaxation! Here are 5 reasons you need to get in your car […]

Sleeping Beauty DVD & Blu-ray Release & Princess Party at Walmart

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This shop has been compensated by #CollectiveBias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #DisneyBeauties Who’s excited about the release of the Sleeping Beauty Diamond Edition gift pack?! (Waves hand wildly in the air) I AM! I AM! Sleeping beauty is my absolute favorite Disney princess movie of all time. I have watched […]

Fight Hunger. Spark Change. #Vote2FightHunger

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This is a sponsored post on behalf of The Motherhood. All opinions are strictly my own. Children and hunger. 2 words that should never go together. No child should ever have to go hungry, but it happens every single day. In my city 21% of the children are at risk for going hungry. That means […]

Eating Healthy on Vacation

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We have been on the road pretty much non stop over the last 2 months and as much as I want to keep up with my healthy lifestyle on the road, it is really, really hard. I’ll admit that I love to indulge when we are on vacation, but I always regret it….. so on […]

Keeping it Real With The Sims™ 4- Smarter Sims, Weirder Stories!

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This shop has been compensated by #CollectiveBias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. Confession time….. I have a secret obsession with The Sims Series and have for a long time, it all started when I was on bed rest with my daughter and we couldn’t afford cable, a friend bought me a […]

Paleo Peach Cobbler

Paleo Peach Cobbler

*Caution, affiliate links ahead…Don’t worry, I’ll use the money for something practical, like wine…. or a pony! A very sweet friend of mine brought me some fresh, organic Georgia Peaches the other day. These peaches were seriously the best peaches I have ever had, they were like candy, I could have eaten them all that […]

Paleo Cinnamon Muffins

Paleo Cinnamon Muffins

*Caution, affiliate links ahead…Don’t worry, I’ll use the money for something practical, like wine…. or a pony! The obsessive muffin baking continues! This week I tackled a family breakfast favorite, cinnamon muffins with crumb topping. I’m so pleased with how these turned out. I just used my basic muffin recipe with a few tweaks here […]