Shaun the Sheep Movie Giveaway


I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Lionsgate. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Summer is almost winding down for many of us with kids headed back to school.  Packing in those last-minute fun things to do is high on our priority list and if you love taking your kids to the movies, then you will … [Read more...]

Live Well and Prospurr with Morris the Cat #MorrisFeeds


If you are a cat lover, then I’m sure you recognize Morris, the loveable face of 9Lives cat food.  Morris the Cat is on a mission to help humans live well and “prospurr” and I was lucky enough to get just a little moment out of his busy schedule for an interview.   Below he shares his best tips for living the good life and how you can help him donate 1 million meals to the … [Read more...]

Fun Summer Adventures with Netflix #StreamTeam


Our family recently took a little fun summer adventure to Ship Island.  I will be the first to admit that getting on a boat and sailing 11 miles out into the Gulf of Mexico was a little scary for me, but it turned out that we had a wonderful time and the boat ride was one of the best parts of the whole trip!  We had a fun time exploring a new place and if you are looking for … [Read more...]

Our Fun-Filled Ship Island Experience


If you find yourself on the Mississippi Gulf Coast, taking a trip out to Ship Island should definitely be on your list of things to do.  Our family made our first ever visit to the island last Monday and it was definitely an experience we won’t forget and one we definitely look forward to taking again.  Located 11 miles south of Gulfport, MS, the island has something for … [Read more...]

Delicious 4th of July Dessert Ideas

4th of july dessert ideas

With Independence Day only a few days away, you may be getting your menu ready and looking for some delicious 4th of July dessert ideas.  Growing up, I always looked forward to this particular day because my daddy grilled the best barbecue ribs and my mom’s potato salad just couldn’t be beat!  Our house would overflow with friends and family and if you went home hungry, it was … [Read more...]

My First Fatherless Father’s Day

Fatherless father's day

This year I experienced my first fatherless Father's Day. June 2014 was the last Father’s Day I would get to spend with my daddy, but I wasn’t aware of it then.  Despite knowing for the past five years that he was living on borrowed time, he was still pretty strong and able.  I can remember that weekend vividly. We had a family reunion that same weekend and on Sunday I was … [Read more...]

The 5 Rules of Laundry #stylebymethod #clevermethod


I think I’ve mentioned before that out of all of my household chores, doing laundry is my favorite.  I’m very serious!  I would much rather do laundry than cook or wash dishes any day of the week.  Fortunately, the kitchen is an area my husband excels in and enjoys, so it works out for us.  He often jokes about how I won’t let him do our laundry, but it’s mostly true.  I have a … [Read more...]

Bladder Leakage is Not a Problem with Depend Silhouette Active Fit #ad #vn #underwareness


I am participating in a Vibrant Influencer network campaign for the Depend brand. I am receiving a fee for posting; however, the opinions expressed in this post are my own. I am in no way affiliated with Depend and do not earn a commission or percent of sales. If you’ve ever been pregnant, given birth, or have diabetes, you may be interested to know that these are all … [Read more...]

How To Make Playdough


If you have ever wanted to learn how to make playdough, I have some great playdough recipes to share with you.  It’s very easy to make and definitely one of those activities that keep kids entertained for long stretches of time.  It’s also one of those perfect summer indoor activities for when it’s just too hot to venture out.  These recipes are very easy and include basic … [Read more...]

I’ve Found the Most Comfortable Shoes Ever!


I love shoes and I think I have definitely found the most comfortable shoes ever.  I stopped being a shoe hoarder years ago, but I seriously used to love me some shoes.  I can remember my husband just staring in disbelief at the 40-something pairs I owned when we first got married.  My feet were a lot younger back then, and now I HAVE to have some support since I’m on my feet … [Read more...]