15 Gluten Free Slow Cooker Sunday Dinner Recipes


It's official, I've been gluten free for over a week. As I mentioned over the last couple of weeks, my mom is on a restricted diet. So, being the awesome daughter that I am, I decided to join her on this interesting journey. Well, maybe it's because she has lost quite a bit of weight, but that is neither here nor there. I know there are many people out there that have gluten intolerances and other reasons to avoid gluten in their meals. I love preparing meals in the slow cooker, since eating ...

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Swiss Roll Cookies and Cream Cake Recipe: #FamilyDollarMore4Less Recipe Challenge Sweepstakes

Swiss Cake

Update! Guess what? I won honorable mention in the Family Dollar More for Less Challenge! I got to meet & cook my cake with Pat Neely in Memphis! It's that time, finally! I was invited to take the $15 Family Dollar recipe challenge and now I get to share my creation! This is a sponsored post and a Family Dollar Gift Card has been provided for me to take the challenge.  The goal was to create a $15 or less recipe using ingredients at Family Dollar. After a long thinking process, I came up ...

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Crab Cakes with Lemon Pepper Tartar Sauce Recipe #SamsClubSeafood

Crab Cakes with Lemon Pepper Tartar Sauce

Hey! It's week 5 of the Sam's Club Seafood to Savor Event! Another chance to head over to the club to sample a tasty and simple seafood recipe cooked up right in the store. Pretty sweet because if you like it, you can pick up all of the ingredients while you are there. This is a sponsored post by Lunchbox, all fish-pinions (opinions) are my own. This event takes place each Thursday and Friday through April 11th, so don't miss your chance to taste these yummies! This week you can grab samples ...

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Baked Butternut Squash Fries Recipe


I swear fries are one of the most delicious foods ever created.They might even be evil, that's right. Someone created them so that we'd constantly be tempted to spoil our diets. Between the salty crispness to the contrast of dipping them into tangy ketchup, I could eat them every day. Of course, my body begs to differ.  Baking fries has always been a decent option to avoid greasier fried food. But, these Butternut Squash Baked Fries take "better for you" options to the next level. They really ...

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Stay Tuned! $15 Recipe Challenge & Years’ Worth of Groceries Sweepstakes from Family Dollar #FamilyDollarMore4Less


You know I love creating fun recipes, don't you? You can imagine my excitement when I was invited to take the $15 Family Dollar recipe challenge! This is a sponsored post and a Family Dollar Gift Card has been provided for me to take the challenge. That's right, 10 bloggers (including me) have created their own recipes from ingredients purchased at Family Dollar. The kicker is that they had to be $15 or less! Game on!  Now, you know with all of the affordable ingredients you can get there, ...

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Simple Hair Tips for Moms + Save $3.75 with new Dove Coupon


I was recently reminiscing about all of the hair styles that I've tried. From long to short, bobs and pixies, crimped to curled. I used to spend an awful lot of time on my hair. Colors too! I've done all blonde, half blonde, black, browns, highlights and my all time favorite when I had blonde AND red highlights at the same time. Let's just say it's been a while since I've put that much thought and energy into my hair. I'm exhausted and my hair often shows it! After bouts of trying to dye my hair ...

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Family Hair Throwbacks + Join the New Suave Family Rewards for Sweet Perks


Okay seriously... when you are on a budget buying nifty hair and body care can be a challenge. That's why I've always loved that Suave offered affordable products that you didn't have to sacrifice scent or performance. It was always a mainstay in our home when I was growing up. This is a sponsored post by Lunchbox, all opinions are my own. How else do you think my mom helped me keep up with all the of the fads and hair trends if it wasn't for the ever affordable Suave hair care?? (throwback ...

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Dark Chocolate Almond Bark with Sea Salt Recipe

Dark Chocolate Almond Bark with Sea Salt #recipe

My mom has been on an interesting diet, per doctor's orders. It's called "The Virgin Diet" and it's not your typical diet plan. Now, your first thought might be... Virgin diet, wha? Surprisingly, the name actually comes from it's author J.J. Virgin so get your minds out of the gutter! The plan scales back the types of foods you can eat with the goal of getting healthy and also ruling out foods that you might be sensitive to. The plan is to drop 7 foods and as a result it says you will also lose ...

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Join Me for the #ShowAndTech Twitter Party


Do you find yourself overwhelmed by tech? HP's Spring Show & Tech Live demonstrations will help by showcasing awesome products! That’s what we’ll be chatting about at the #ShowAndTech Twitter Party, sponsored by Lunchbox. With so many awesome HP products like the TouchSmart Sleekbook to choose from you’ll always be in for great tech.  The best part? You can learn all about them and purchase them at a great value at Walmart and even order them online if you prefer. Now before you run off to ...

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Join the #NewFavorites Twitter Party on March 31st from 1-2 pm EST


With the Winter season fading into Spring, it's time to start thinking about picnics, barbecues, family dinners and gatherings with friends and family! What better way to celebrate time together than by exploring all of the new tasty offerings from our favorite brands at the #NewFavorites Twitter Party? There are so many new and exciting products hitting Walmart shelves this Spring that you will be sure to find a few new favorites! From DIGIORNO® Stuffed Crust Buffalo Chicken that's perfect for ...

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Learning To Take Professional Family Portraits with Craftsy Class


This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Craftsy. The opinions and text are all mine. About a year and a half ago I finally invested in a DSLR camera. I wanted to finally take great photos for my blog. Without any formal education, it can be overwhelming at times. Even after buying books, watching videos, reading tutorials and hands on practicing... there is still so much more I need to learn. It's hard to take the time out to learn more but also to find the best tools for ...

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