5 Ways to Get More Family Time


You may not realize it, but family time is really important, especially for families that include children of any age. You not only need to spend time with younger children to build a bond with them, but teenagers desire your attention too. The best way to give your kids that most needed attention is to plan a family night or day. You can do this once a week, or even just … [Read more...]

5 Vehicle Podcasts for Serious Auto Enthusiasts


Are you passionate about vehicles?  Have you ever had questions about auto maintenance or just love to talk cars and trucks?  Vehicle podcasts are an excellent way to gain more knowledge about your ride or the one you wish you had.  Listening to podcasts is an excellent way to pass the time if you have a commute and can’t get enough of talking cars and … [Read more...]

3 Summer Fun Getaway Ideas


Summer is the perfect time to load up the family vehicle and set out on a new adventure. There are so many places you can visit alone or with your family, but long distances and travel expenses can become costly. If you are looking for some great summer getaway ideas that won’t require a long distance or break the bank, here are three fun suggestions. State Parks - Chances … [Read more...]

Non-Tech Travel Entertainment Ideas for Kids


If you're planning a long drive with kids, it's only a matter of time before you hear those two famous words:  "I'm bored!"  This is usually followed up by the all -time famous travel questions:  "Are we there yet?"   It's a known fact that kids can get very fidgety and antsy when they have to sit in one place for too long.  … [Read more...]

3 Ways to Give Back Without Leaving Your Vehicle


You may have good intentions of giving back and donating your time or money to certain causes, but sometimes life gets busy and it's hard to carve out time to bring these wonderful ideas to fruition.  Are you looking for ways to give back to people in need and good causes but short on time?  Here are three easy ideas to help you give back on the go.   … [Read more...]

Summer Fun With the H2OGO! Water Slide- Giveaway


This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Bestway for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Summer is just around the corner and if you’re looking for a great way to entertain your kids right in your own backyard, you definitely need an H2OGO! Water Slide. Can you remember back to your own childhood when backyard water slides became popular? I certainly can and remember … [Read more...]

Mississippi Poetry by Patricia Neely-Dorsey


I am always proud to tell people I’m from Mississippi.  There is a popular quote that says, “To understand the world, you must first understand a place like Mississippi”.  Mississippi proudly boasts some of the best musicians, writers, and artists, and I recently had the pleasure of connecting with Patricia Neely-Dorsey, a Mississippi author who so graciously shared with me two … [Read more...]

Outdoor & Garden Decor- LTD Commodities Giveaway #timetobloom


I am so glad Spring is here and summer is just around the corner.  It’s definitely time to bloom!  There’s nothing more relaxing than sitting outdoors on the patio enjoying a cool evening.  Even your outside space deserves a little special attention when it comes to outdoor and garden decor and if you are looking for the perfect products to make that space a little more … [Read more...]

How To Grow Your Blog Into a Business #Snappypreneur


When I started my little blog way back in 2007, I never dreamed that it could become a source of income for me.  I genuinely loved to write and enjoyed connecting with so many other parents and a blog just seemed like a good way to do this.  Fast forward almost 8 years and my blog is now a side income.  Do I make enough to quit my day job?  Absolutely not, but I probably could … [Read more...]