How to Make the Summer Last #JuicyFruitFunSide

how to make summer last

I participated in this sponsored campaign on behalf of One2One Network. All opinions stated are my own. My summer was a whirlwind of excitement – road trips, camping, hiking…cousins, grandparents, new friends. School has officially started, but that doesn’t mean that summer time fun has to come to a complete halt. This weekend’s Labor Day […]

Game Day Fashion – Seven Simple Looks for College Football Tailgating

game day fashion

  Despite the fact that I’m missing my daughter as she starts her first year of college 2000 miles away, I am loving reliving my own college days through her. I loved college! Fall is one of the most exciting times on a college campus, thanks to football season and all of the opportunities students […]

Devils Tower National Monument – #PSF Give Me Your Best Shot

Devils Tower National Monument Wyoming

  It feels like a lifetime since we stopped at Devils Tower in Wyoming. My husband has wanted to see Devil’s Tower in person since he was a kid who loved the movie Close Encounters of the Third Kind, and it just happened to be on the road between Mount Rushmore and Yellowstone as we […]

Creamy Spinach & Artichoke Dip #ProudOfIt #ad

creamy spinach and artichoke dip - Miracle Whip

  This recipe for Creamy Spinach & Artichoke Dip is brought to you by MIRACLE WHIP but all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own. It’s hard to believe we’ve reached the end of summer! I don’t know about you, but we aren’t ready to let summer go without a little bit of a fight…or […]

Saving Money on Car Insurance Coverage


  As a mother with a college-aged daughter who is also a driver, along with a 10th grade daughter who will be learning to drive in the next year, saving money on car insurance is a big deal. This is a sponsored post guest post. Thoughts expressed within the post align with my own. Managing […]

100% All-Natural Family Adventure #GCFLnofilter


This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Gulf County, Florida for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. As summer comes to a close and the kids head back to school, I am reminded why I love summer so much.  Sleeping in, spending quality AND quantity time with family and friends, being […]

Yes, We Are Back to School! #WW


  The kids are so excited to be back to school! I am full of mixed emotions. I’m not quite ready for the summer to be over and to have the kids gone all day…especially as my oldest daughter starts her first year of college 2000 miles away from home!   4th Grade (with math […]

Breakfast for Dinner Recipe Collection #Foodie

breakfast for dinner

  Some of the best foods in the world are breakfast foods….but I don’t really love cooking so early in the morning. My solution? Eat my favorite breakfast foods for dinner! It’s one of our family’s favorite dinners to make regularly. I pulled this Foodie collection together this week and can’t wait to try some […]

Alexander and The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day Activity Sheets


Alexander and The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day was – no joke – one of my favorite picture books as a kid. My mom probably read it to me dozens and dozens of times. Alexander was so relatable….I mean, how many of us didn’t have a rotten day every now and then? I […]

Blast Back to School with a Giveaway! #MyMemoryLane


  This blast back to school giveaway is sponsored by YesVideo. All thoughts are my own. It’s hard to believe that in just a matter of a few days, my kids will be back in school for a brand new school year. Our summer has been a whirlwind of fun and adventure…and I’m not sure […]