Light Cookies and Cream Chocolate Milkshake

Light cookies and cream milkshake with TruMoo Chocolate Marshmallow milk

  This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of TruMoo Milk for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. I’ve surprised even myself this past month. I’ve been sticking with my goal to eat better this year, and I love that my decision to eat healthier is rubbing off on my kids. My […]

This Week on Instagram – Give Me Your Best Shot #PSF


  Another week, another big collection of Instagram photos. I’ve actually been having fun setting multiple photography challenges for myself each day. Like I’ve said before, Instagram may not be quite the same as taking pictures with my camera, but I’ll take what I can get nowadays. I’m noticing that as I challenge myself to […]

110 of the Best Party Foods for the Big Game

110 of the best Party food for the big game

  Are you getting ready to celebrate the Big Game this weekend with friends…and lots of food? If you’re looking for more ideas for your football party (or any get-together with friends and family where food is involved) I’ve got the ultimate list of delicious party foods….over 100 of them! I have to admit…putting this […]

Weight Watchers Chocolate Pumpkin Muffins {1 PointsPlus}

Weight Watchers Chocolate Pumpkin Muffins

  When I get into to something, I tend to go in with both feet. When I started Weight Watchers during the last week of 2014, I had no idea how obsessed I would become with finding and creating delicious recipes that are better for me. OK, it sounds kind of silly when I say […]

DIY Button Heart Canvas Wall Art

DIY button heart canvas wall hanging

  Before my oldest daughter headed back to college after the holidays, the two of us sat down to do some crafts together. When we were brainstorming what we should create, Kim suggested that I make a button heart canvas based on something she had seen previously. She described what she had in mind and […]

This Week on Instagram – Give Me Your Best Shot #PSF

Instagram collage

  You’ll have to forgive me for being short this week. I just walked in the door from the Washington Auto Show, and I honestly feel like I’ve never been more tired. I’m sure I HAVE actually been more tired, and I don’t really have a good reason to be THIS fatigued. But regardless….I am […]

5 No-Brainer Tips For a Healthier Year

5 no-brainer tips for a healthier year

I am participating in a sponsored campaign hosted by Centrum®. I received compensation for this post. While all opinions stated are my own, I make no claims about Centrum® as a product or its effectiveness. I’ve made it no secret that 2015 is the year that I have vowed to take control of my health […]

Strange Magic Activity Sheets and Printables

Strange Magic printables

  Did you know that Strange Magic, the newest animated film from Lucasfilm Ltd., opens in theaters this coming Friday, January 23? I’m excited to share these free printables – activity sheets, games, invitations and more. No compensation (monetary or product) has been received for this post. I’m just sharing because I love printables! Here’s […]

Valentine’s Day Craft Wall Hanging and Printable #CreativeHOP

I love you a bushel and a peck printable

  I love you, a bushel and a peck! When I was little, my mom would sing the song “I love you, a bushel and a peck” to me nearly every night. The song and its words came to signify a mother’s love for her kids…and I LOVE my kids! —->GET THE Bushel and a […]

Weight Watchers Lettuce Wraps {3 PointsPlus} #WeightWatchers

Weight Watchers lettuce wraps - 3 PointsPlus

  This post was created as part of a relationship in which I was sponsored by Weight Watchers and given a free three month subscription to try their new Personal Coaching product and write about my experience. Though I was compensated for my time and commitment, all views, positive and negative, are my own. #WeightWatchers […]