Sweet Southern BBQ Sauce Recipe


Growing up in North Carolina, one thing that I know is good BBQ.  In fact, as a little girl my daddy always took my to BBQ restaurants and let me try the different sauces. Since very early on I was a ketchup based sauce fan.  I love the sweetness of it as opposed to the (Continue Reading…);

Bring Your Music to Life with LuguLake


Is music a big deal in your home?  I know it is in mine and we’re always looking for better ways to be able to stream our favorite songs!  Since most of our music now lives on our iPads and iPhones, it’s important to be able to connect our devices in an easy and effective (Continue Reading…);

15 Fruity After School Snacks

15 Fruity After School Snacks

Happy Labor Day ya’ll!  As everyone knows, today is the unofficial end of summer and that means kiddos everywhere will be back in school.  So when Foodie.com asked me to partner with them for a sponsored post about fun after school snack ideas, I thought the timing was perfect! You see, I struggle with having (Continue Reading…);

Winning Rocks! Giveaway Linky – September 1st

Winning Rocks

Why Buy It When You Could Win It? Welcome back to another week of fabulous prizes! Looking for great giveaways to enter? Want to share your fantastic giveaway? Then you’ve come to the right place! Link up your family friendly giveaways below weekly then enter away! After all, Winning Rocks!

Preparing Your Tween for Middle School Gym Class #TGIBTS


 I received a gift card from Fruit of the Loom in exchange for writing this blog post. Although this post is sponsored, all opinions are my own. Back to school time brings an assortment of emotions in my home.  There is sadness from the kids that long summer days at the pool are drawing to a close and what feels like (Continue Reading…);

How to Style Target Boy’s Jeans for Casual Friday Success #TargetBacktoSchool


School started back for my kids this week and while this has triggered days filled with excitement, it’s also been slightly stressful. I’ve had to check and re-check supplies and ensure that everything on their list was loaded into the bags. I’ve ironed uniforms and helped with new hairstyles. But one thing that I didn’t (Continue Reading…);

How to Survive the 1st Month of School and a Fun Printable


School is officially back in session in our home and while I’ll admit that I’m kind of enjoying the quiet, I’ll also say that it’s been an adjustment for both me and the kids after being together all summer long.  Over the past week I’ve found myself looking up from my work expecting to see (Continue Reading…);

Making Our End of Summer Celebration Truly Memorable with Canon! #CanonPIXMA


I can’t believe summer is drawing to a close. Already, the temperatures here are cooling down and the feel of back to school is in the air. Last month I shared with you how my boys and I were capturing all our summer fun with the help of the Canon PIXMA MG7210 Wireless Inkjet All-in-One (Continue Reading…);

The Key to a Successful Relationship with Your Mother-In-Law


I received a Moto X smartphone and 3 months of service from Republic Wireless free of charge to facilitate this review.  Regardless, all opinions are my own. Eight years ago when I got married, I remember my mom telling me that the key to a successful relationship with my mother-in-law was developing the same relationship (Continue Reading…);

Take Drinks on the Go With Contigo #BestGotBetter


I received Contigo products free of charge in order to facilitate this review.  Regardless, all opinions are my own. Contigo has long been one of our favorite ways to drink -both at home and on the go.  In fact, last summer I shared with you how every member of our family was staying hydrated with (Continue Reading…);