Fresh Juice at Jamba Juice #JuiceByJamba


  This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Jamba Juice for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. My mom got me hooked on Jamba Juice, since they had locations out in the West long before they had any near my house near DC. Jamba Juice became one of our favorite stops during […]

Zoomer Dino: Explore, Imagine, Be Curious #ZoomerDino

Zoomer Dino by SpinMaster Toys

  This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Zoomer. The opinions and text are all mine. My youngest son would live outdoors if we let him. He loves to explore, to get his hands dirty, to learn, to build. He is the ultimate boy, with an over-active imagination and a curious […]

Try Outback’s NEW Moonshine BBQ Menu FREE! #OutbackBestMates

Moonshine BBQ Menu at Outback Steakhouse

  My family and I were invited to attend a special VIP tasting night at Outback Steakhouse® on Tuesday to try the new Moonshine BBQ menu, which is available NOW (for a limited time). All thoughts are my own. My kids and I have been fans of Outback Steakhouse® for a long time…but last night’s […]

Start Your Day w/ Tyson® Day Starts™ Breakfast Sandwiches #BetterBreakfast #TysonDayStarts


You should see my pantry. It is filled with boxes upon boxes of dry cereal. Sad thing is…I’m not a fan of cold cereal. It doesn’t fill me for very long and I end up wanting to snack an hour later. Also? Cereal is not a convenient on-the-go breakfast choice and sometimes we all need […]

Get Your Hair Ready For Spring with Alberto VO5 Salon Series #Giveaway

Alberto vo5 salon series giveaway

  I received Alberto VO5 Salon Series products in order to conduct an honest and thorough review. No other compensation was received and all thoughts about the products are my own. Harsh winter, dry hair! The winter’s harsh weather (frigid temps, dry air, and not enough time outside) did a number on my hair. Add […]

RAVPower Element 5600mAh External Battery Pack Review


  Note: I received a RAVPower Element 5600mAh External Battery Pack to review. All thoughts and opinions are mine and my daughter’s. If you’re like me, then you probably have your phone on you at all times. I realize that not everyone is on email and Twitter and Facebook and Instagram quite as much as […]

Nature’s Sleep Memory Foam Slippers Giveaway

nature's sleep slipper giveaway

This review and giveaway is brought to you by Nature’s Sleep. Although I received a pair of Nature’s Sleep Memory Foam Slippers to review, all thoughts and opinions are my own. When I was a little girl, I was a ballerina. I spent hours each day dancing on my feet…and they took a beating. I […]

How to Embed Video from Your YesVideo Library


  I have a long-standing friendship with YesVideo. I was a happy YesVideo customer before I was asked to be an ambassador, and I have maintained a friendly relationship with them even after my ambassadorship ended. While this post is sponsored by YesVideo, I want to stress that I am a loyal customer first. And […]

Patronus Charmballa Bracelet by Joseph Nogucci

  Note: I received the Patronus Charmballa bracelet by Joseph Nogucci to review and post my honest opinion. All thoughts are my own. We are pretty huge Harry Potter fans at our house, but none of my kids are bigger fans than my 14 year old daughter, Necco. She was the one who, after seeing […]

How to Reduce Odors and Cut Energy Costs at Home

replacing my air filter

  Note: As a homeowner whose entire heating and air conditioning system went kaput right before the weather turned hot this summer, I can truly say that I am a firm supporter of doing whatever I can to maintain my new unit in good working order. Filtrete was very patient while I replaced my dead […]