3 Easy Tips To Survive Homework – Faster, Fun, and Even Delicious!

Disclosure:  This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MyWayToVeg #CollectiveBias   H-O-M-E-W-O-R-K.  What feelings does the word bring up in your house?  My daughter is in 5th grade and the homework has become.... let's say "challenging".  Both quantity and quality.  I've been struggling this year to find anything that will lessen the pain.  This post will talk about … [Read more...]

Pulled Pork North Carolina Nachos Rev Up Your Race Day! #RaceDayRelief

Disclosure:  This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #RaceDayRelief #CollectiveBias It's race day.   Our favorite, Ty Dillon, is driving #95.   The excitement spills over to every member of our family.  I wake up, and want to start cooking for a race viewing party, but.....  my muscles aren't cooperating!  Ouch!  Overnight, I've aged ten years and aches and pains are dragging me … [Read more...]

Ahoy, Matey! Enjoy a Bowl of “Oceans of Flavor Oatmeal” Today!

Disclosure:  This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BringYourBestBowl #Kroger #CollectiveBias I'm excited to share one of my all-time favorite breakfast foods, Quaker® Oats.  Oatmeal is my go-to breakfast choice because it's delicious and you can easily create variety.  Oatmeal is like a canvas for the food "artiste".  By adding different fruits, nuts, sweeteners, or spices you … [Read more...]

Basketball Season, Crowd Pleasin’ Court Dip – Recipe and Game Are A Slam Dunk

Disclosure:  This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BigGameSnacks #CollectiveBias  It's basketball championship season!  Are you watching your favorite team like we are?  The final games are approaching and it's getting more and more exciting the closer we get to naming the #1 team in the nation.  Watching with friends and family makes it even more fun, don't you think? … [Read more...]

Tip To Save Time And Money: Multi-Task With #DropShopAndOil #ad

Disclosure:  This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.#DropShopAndOil #CollectiveBias "Honey, did you take the car for an oil change?" "I thought YOU were going to do that." Silence... Have you had this conversation at your house?  No one wants to take the car for an oil change.  Even at a quick-change place, it's still a big chunk of time out of your day.  Sitting in the waiting … [Read more...]

Twitter Party Alert! #Treats4All – 10/20 Noon ET – Prizes: $550 GCs!

Twitter Party Alert!  #Treats4All - 10/20 Noon ET - Prizes:  $550 GCs! RSVP for the #Treats4All Twitter Party  Photo Credit: KelseyBang.com  Do you love a good Twitter Party?  You know we do and we’re excited to host a party about celebrating the fall season and Halloween!  On Monday, October 20th at NOON, please join us for the #Treats4All Twitter Party where we’ll be discussing ways to make your Halloween celebrations fun and easy with … [Read more...]

Twitter Party Alert! #MyMarianos – 8/21 8:00 PM CT – Prizes: $350 in GCs!

RSVP for the #MyMarianos Twitter Party Twitter Party Alert! #MyMarianos – 8/21 8:00 PM CT – Prizes: $350 in GCs! Photo Credit:  White House Black Shutters Do you love a good Twitter Party?  You know we do and we’re excited to host a party to chat about things to do to celebrate the end of summer!  On Thursday, August 21st at 8:00 pm CT, please join us for the #MyMarianos Twitter Party where we’ll be discussing end-of-summer celebrations … [Read more...]

Give A Child A Shot@Life Without It Costing A Penny #GiveaShot #shop #cbias

I remember the first time my daughter had to get an immunization shot at the doctor's office.  It was traumatic for both of us.  I wish I had known about Walgreens back then.  Walgreens is a familiar place for her, we shop there all the time.  In fact, she loves going there - the combination of makeup (when you first walk in!), hair accessories, band-aids and toys creates her dream store. I went to Walgreens today to see what fun items  I … [Read more...]

New #AmazonCart Makes Online Shopping Easy and Fun! #cbias

Do you love online shopping as much as I do?  Wherever I am, whether it's in my family room or in the car line, if there's something I need, I can "pick it up" saving time and money by buying it online.  Rather than drive from store to store and compare prices, I can do it on my laptop or phone.  If I'm not sure exactly what I need, I can read blog or customer reviews and get something that will be of good quality and do what I want it to … [Read more...]

Top Five Christmas Present Ideas for Your Favorite Pet or Someone Who Loves Their Fur-baby!

My daughter, Rosie, was asking for a pet for the last few years, but she had to wait until she was old enough (which means responsible enough) to take care of it (which means pick up poop).  When she turned seven, we added a baby Maltese puppy to our family.  Maggie has been a wonderful addition - giving us so much laughter and joy.  My daughter is over-the-moon in love with her little dog and very proud to be Maggie's "person". "Of course, … [Read more...]

Walgreens Is At The Corner of Happy and Healthy – I’m Happy Because My @Walgreens Saves Me Time

We've all heard the Walgreen's slogan "At the Corner of Happy and Healthy".  I'm happy because my Walgreen's is saving me time - it has gone above and beyond "convenient" with their Photo App and Food Oasis. I've been reminiscing about fun adventures in the last few years and one of them was when I attended a taping of the Oprah Show.  I thought it would be fun to invite the friends who went with me to a, "hey, remember this" lunch!  We had so … [Read more...]

Much More Than A Grocery Store – Discovering Mariano’s Quick and Easy Meals!

I had the pleasure of discovering an exciting shopping market and I'm wondering how I've missed knowing about this gem in the city of Chicago - Mariano's.  Much more than a grocery store, Mariano's surprised me with the atmosphere, customer service, and variety of offerings.  There are eight Mariano's in the Chicago area, I visited the one in the heart of downtown, just north of the Aon Center. Knowing that I was going to a grocery store … [Read more...]

Quick and Easy Food for Sunday’s Big Game – Everything You Need @Walgreens!

Sunday is the big football championship game between the Baltimore Ravens and the San Francisco '49ers!  Are you having a party to watch the big game with friends, family or a special someone?  Time is short for all of us and Walgreens can make it quick and easy for you!  They have everything you need for a Big Game Feast!  On your way home from work, stop by your local Walgreens.  I shopped on Sunday and because my family is used to doing … [Read more...]