Taking A Road Trip in the 2014 Toyota Avalon Hybrid

Gas savings Avalon

There are several ways to travel these days, however, I am one that has always enjoyed a good road trip.  I grew up traveling by car and the memories I made with my family were priceless.  That’s why when I was given the chance to take a trip with my son to Branson, MO, I […]


Join the USDA Fourth of July Twitter Party June 30th

Food Safety

The 4th of July holiday weekend is approaching quickly and that means a lot of picnics and outdoor barbecues.  Along with enjoying the beautiful outdoors, it is also important to remember food safety for your family and friends.  During the long weekend most families will be grilling hamburgers, hot dogs and steaks, all of which […]


Make This A “Summer of Giving” by Being Champions for Kids

Champion for Kids

Putting my children to bed with a full stomach is a privilege that I sometimes take for granted.  When you have food to put on the table, you sometimes forget to think what it would be like to do without.  For many kids, especially during the summer months, doing without meals is a way of […]


See How #HillsPet is Working for Coco at Cattipper.com

Coco and Lucky #HillsDiet

It is one thing to talk about weight loss in an overweight pet, but it is another to actually see a product working to help an animal lose weight.  I have been sharing with you about Hill’s Prescription Diet Metabolic Food over the past two months, but today’s post is going to focus on real results […]


No More Leaky Batteries Guaranteed Giveaway #Energizer

Energizer MAX with Power Seal

If I were to ask for a show of hands from parents that have experienced leaky batteries, I’m sure the majority of moms and dads would raise their hand.  It’s something you don’t really forget, because it usually happens at the most inopportune times.  You guys know what I’m talking about.  For adults, it normally […]


History and Beauty Aboard the Branson Scenic Railway #explorebranson

Branson Railway

When visiting Branson, Missouri there is no shortage of things to do with the family.  Actually, that is one of the things I loved most about this beautiful city.  Every attraction and show is designed with families in mind, including the comedy acts.  That is exactly what makes Branson the perfect destination for your next […]


The World’s Largest Titanic Museum in Branson, Missouri. #ExploreBranson

Titanic Branson Missouri

There are so many reasons to visit Branson, Missouri, but for my son, there was just one attraction he needed to know about to agree on a 12+ hour car trip with his mama.  In January, my sister told us about the World’s largest Titanic Museum found in Branson, Missouri.  Right then my son and […]


Sphero 2.0 Interactive Toy: More than Meets the Eye!


Unique and interactive toys are always a fun find.  Recently I was sent Sphero 2.0 to review and what a fun little gadget it has turned out to be. At first glance, I was originally thinking, “What am I supposed to say about a round ball that lights up? Big deal!”  However, Sphero 2.0 has […]


Show Dads you Care with Cardstore. #WorldsToughestJob

cardstore collage

Father’s Day is coming up in ten days, so the kids and I decided to get on the ball and make a card at Cardstore.  Cardstore is a website from American Greetings that allows you to create personalized cards using photos,  designing something for dad that is one-of-a-kind.   Since dad is a one-of-a-kind type […]


Need a Gift for Dad? Head to Best Buy

Best Buy gifts

The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. If you were to ever meet my hubby, you would see very quickly that he is made for entertaining.  He is so knowledgeable about so many things and when it comes […]