Have you ever gotten up to the register and when you heard the total you about melted into the floor? Did you look at the bags and wondered what in the world did you purchase to get that total? I certainly have. The straw that broke the proverbial camel’s back was when one weeks worth of… Read More How to Stay on Budget at the Grocery Store
In this blog I will give you a step-by-step on how to budget your spending so that you can control your monthly costs. Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you still have days left before you get paid again but the money is gone or worse you have gone over your balance?… Read More How to Budget Your Spending
When you want something done right, sometimes you have to do it yourself. This seems to be a philosophy that is animating the world of music in the 21st century. A new wave of hand made instruments, such as both electric and acoustic guitars, is rapidly gaining in popularity. Much of this may be a… Read More Why Are Handmade Guitars Becoming So Popular All of a Sudden?
I wear sunglasses all of the time when I go outside because my eyes are sensitive to the light. Right before going on a beach trip this summer I found these glasses and thought they would be perfect for our beach trip. I figured if I lost them in the ocean or on the beach no… Read More Review of LotFancy Women’s Resin Sunglasses #LotFancy #Sunglasses
Summer is in the air and I know that you’re planning those weekend gatherings. Whether you’ve got kids graduating from high school or you just love having big barbecues with your friends, you’ll want to provide everyone with the best refreshments. I tend to gravitate towards things that are a little different, and that includes… Read More The Best Mixers for Summer Gatherings
I absolutely love the BeVisible Sports Calf Compression sleeves. I wear them when I hike with my beast, when I workout and this past when I moved into our new place. Calf Sleeves help with: shin splints reduce fatigue helps prevent calf cramps Perfect for people who: workout run marathons stand on their feet all… Read More BeVisible Sports Calves Sleeves Sale!! Limited Quantities!
I received Zim’s Max Arnica Bruises and Strains Roll On Homeopathic Medicine. I have problems with my joints but still want to lead an active lifestyle. I’m sure I’m not alone with this issue. On top of that I just recently moved into an apartment from our house while we are waiting for our new… Read More Zim’s Max Arnica Bruises and Strains Review
3 years ago this month I noticed my elbow joints were starting to bother me. They ached and throbbed and I started to really struggle with working out. I love working out so having something like pain get into the way of that really bothered me. It made me mad, indignant and sad. I felt… Read More My Journey With Joint Pain and How it has Effected this Active Mom
Eye makeup is my favorite to wear. Some women focus on their lips while others give their eyes more attention. I’m definitely in the latter group. They’ve always been my best feature and frankly I tend to be a little lazy with doing my whole face so I spend my time where I’ll get the… Read More Hard Candy Lash Ink Review
As many of you know I workout most days. I’m trying to be the best example I can be for my kiddos; especially my daughter. I also live in workout clothes. Seriously, I am happiest wearing leggings and workout shirts. See a crazy lady in Target wearing workout clothes – it’s probably me. I wear… Read More Review of Tresorvault Space Dye Ultra Sports Leggings PLUS Workout Move of the Day!
Who loves lipstick and being girly? This chick does. I was super stoked to review Hard Candy’s Fierce Effects Lipstick. This lipstick is highly pigmented and ultra-soft. The lipstick is infused with Argan oil for moisture and shine and you can definitely tell when wearing it. I received the new sly-lac and heartbreaker but there… Read More Hard Candy Fierce Effects Lipstick Review
My son and I both have crazy allergies. We are allergic to the general seasonal stuff, plus cats, mold and my son even has food allergies. We are trying to live a more natural lifestyles so I’ve been searching for alternatives to over the counter allergy meds for everything except the food allergies. I found… Read More 3 Steps for Allergy Relief
Chicken is such an easy and quick meal. In the past I have always purchased the roast chicken cooked by the grocery store and used it to help prep my lunches for the week. This week however when I went to the grocery store they were out of the roast chickens and wouldn’t have more… Read More Easy Roast Chicken Recipe
As my kids would say “Raise your hands if”… you get dry skin? I would definitely raise my hand and so would my husband. I use my hands constantly in the garden, around the house and customizing American Girl Dolls. All of these activities leave my hands dry. Like most mom’s today I also want… Read More Zim’s Crack Creme Review and Giveaway! #zimsusa
I don’t normally wear nail polish. It’s not because I don’t like polish it’s just that I’m terribly hard on it and it never lasts. I am constantly in my garden or customizing American Girl Dolls. When I was asked to try out Sinful Shine King Kylie Collection I thought why not. My 6 year… Read More Sinful Shine Kylie Jenner King Kylie Nail Polish Review
Super excited! I love Lilli Lovebird for Dollie and Daughter style clothes. I think they are beyond cute. I emailed them last year asking if they would make mommy and me dresses and today I got an email that they did! (I’m sure it wasn’t b/c of my email btw). So if you like to… Read More Cute Dollie and Child Dresses on Sale Today! Plus Mommy and Me Dresses!
Some Things Athletes Should Consider Being athletic has many advantages to your overall health. You will be able to keep yourself in shape and avoid becoming obese. You will be more flexible and able to prevent yourself from suffering many common injuries. Athletic people have their bodies functioning at an optimum level. However, even people… Read More 3 Tips For Improving Your Workouts
You love your child and you want to do what is best for him. You have done everything in your power to raise your child the best way possible. Unfortunately, he shows a disrespect for authority and other behavioral problems that you simply cannot help him with on your own. If this is a good… Read More Help for Teenagers with Behavior Problems
Who doesn’t love apple season during the fall. I know I do. Here is a super easy and yummy recipe to add more apples into your diet. Because honestly who doesn’t want that. 🙂 Ingredients: 1 apple (I used Gala) 1/3 cup of apple cider. You can use apple juice 2 tbsp of apple cider… Read More Fall Apple Salad with Homemade Apple Cider Vinegar Recipe
It can be an exciting experience to discover a really great deal online, especially if the deal is for an item that you have been wanting for a long time. Lots of great online deals are out there, you just need to know where to find them. The Internet is a big place. It can… Read More How to Find the Best Deals Online
Here’s my recipe for the Mean Green Juice. Makes 2 servings. I have 1 mid morning and 1 mid afternoon as snacks. Ingredients: 4 celery sticks 2 apples 2 lemons 5 romaine lettuce leaves handful of baby romaine leaves or spinach or spring mix 2 cucumbers bunch of kale Juice per your juicer and enjoy!… Read More Mean Green Juice Recipe
As you know I’ve been going to the gym alot more. My schedule is MWF there for an hour. I work out at home TTH and on the weekends. Most of my friends know that I’m a bit of a germaphobe. I don’t like the idea of touching germy things or getting sick because someone… Read More Funny Things This Mom Thinks About At the Gym
Giveaway organized by: Oh My Gosh Beck! Rules: Use the Rafflecopter form to enter daily. For more chances to win, enter our second Target Giveaway (check Rafflecopter for link). Giveaway ends 9/10 and is open worldwide. Winner will be notified via email. Are you a blogger who wants to participate in giveaways like these to… Read More $200 Target Gift Card Giveaway!
Last week I started back at the gym. I have been doing mostly at home workouts lately because I love them. However I hurt my elbows May 2014 and have been really suffering ever since. I finally went to a sports medicine Doctor in June of this year and the best guess the doctor could… Read More Losing Myself in My Run
Here’s my current work out playlist. What are you listening too? What the Hell Avril Lavigne Paralyzer Finger Eleven Shake That Eminem Lose Yourself … Read More Current Work Out Playlist
Just in time for back to school shopping we’re hosting a $200 Target Gift Card! Eek! How perfect is that? GIVEAWAY DETAILS Prize: $200 Target Gift Card Co-hosts: To Be Bright ♥ Peyton’s Penny Pinching Momma ♥ Allisonleighann ♥ Jenn’s Blah Blah Blog ♥ Erika is Little ♥ Mommy on the Money ♥ Ashley Brooke… Read More $200 Target Gift Card Giveaway!
I can’t believe summer is almost over here. I don’t know about your’s but my kiddos love ice cream. You can keep the good times rolling this summer with Blue Bunny! Check out this fun recipe I found on Blue Bunny Ice Cream’s website. To find more recipes and to see where Blue Bunny… Read More Blue Bunny Ice Cream Keeps the Summer Rolling
I received the Beets Blu Heart Rate Monitor to review and love it. I like to track my workouts so that I can stay on track. It reminds me not to slack off or go easy. Beets Blu HRM fits comfortably and didn’t slip down or move during any of my workouts. I hardly even noticed… Read More Review of Beets Blu Pager Tag and Heart Rate Monitor