Feel Good Meal! Easy Chicken Salad with Newman’s Own Salad Dressing

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Newman's Own for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Summer is the perfect time to enjoy plenty of fresh produce. Tossing together a quick salad is the perfect way to end the day without having to fire up the oven on those extra hot nights. When I think about what truly makes me feel good, it starts with food but it also has a lot to do with making great choices for me and for my family. That's why I was excited to get a deeper look ...

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RSVP For The #UnileverSavesMore Twitter Party

RSVP for #UnileverSavesMore Twitter Party on 8/11 at 8PM ET

Are you ready to re-think recycling? Did you know that recycling the bathroom is often over-looked? On that note, I’d love to cordially invite you to join us for a Twitter Party an hour long chat about re-imagining recycling with amazing prizes! We'll share inspiring ideas and info! This is a sponsored post by Lunchbox, all opinions are my own. 'With tips and ideas from Project Sunlight about rethinking recycling, we can all take an extra step each day to make a difference.  We'll also be ...

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Influencers, Join Me! Win Your IZEAFest Tickets!

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of IZEAFest. All opinions are 100% mine. When we decided to move to Florida, one of the things I'd hoped for was to be able to start getting to more blog conferences. Not long after our move, I found out about IZEAFest taking place from October 22nd through the 24th! One of my top favorite Influencer networks is hosting the event that promises to be in one word: amazing. If you haven't heard of IZEA yet, they connect bloggers like me with ...

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30+Things You Can Do With The ASUS MeMO Pad 7 (Giveaway)

30 things to do with the ASUS MeMO Pad 7 for Parents, for Students and for FUN. Budget Friendly Tablet!

Summer is flying, isn't it? This is the first year that my son is heading back to school in mid August.  Hard to believe that his first day is in just a few weeks. It's time to start planning!  Stocking up for back to school supplies and clothes can be heavy hitting to our budgets, that's for sure. I've been checking out the ASUS MeMO Pad 7 LTE as a budget friendly tablet option that's perfect for busy parents and students alike. It also has a fair share of fun activities to enjoy. What's hard ...

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Siding Upgrades That Give Homes a Trendy New Look

Siding Upgrades That Give Homes a Trendy New Look

It's finally time. This is the year that we plan on becoming home owners. We wanted to rent while we get used to the area we moved to and this is the real deal. We've started looking at homes already to get ideas on location and designs. There are just so many things to consider when choosing such an important part thing. It's all about really paying attention to the details. Speaking of, I've just learned about a company that offers amazing products that are perfect for building or remodeling ...

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Easy and Affordable Keratin Straight Hair

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I love wearing my hair pin straight but it usually involves a whole lot of work. Then, if it's extra humid and hot my hair gets completely frizzed out. I regularly color my hair and on top of that, I'm constantly changing the color.  Then, there's my addiction to blonde which generally strips hair even more. That's why for the past several years, I've been doing Keratin treatments, especially when I have a special event on the horizon.  But these treatments are a good $200 to $300 each easy.  On ...

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The Secret to the Juiciest Cheeseburgers {Safeway & Best Foods Sweeps}

Two secret ingredients turn burgers into the juiciest and tastiest creation ever.

Summer is still in full force. Time to relax a bit, have more fun and spend more time with family.  Through all the fun, make sure to also eat scrumptious flavors of summer.  On that note, have you ever grilled a burger and all you have left is a puck of hard meat to serve? That's no fun! So, I'm excited to share two special secret ingredients for the juiciest cheeseburgers you can imagine. Sound yum? This is a sponsored post by Lunchbox about the secret to Juicy Burgers. All opinions are my ...

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Quick Fix! Peanut Butter and Jelly Ice Cream

Quick Fix! Peanut Butter and Jelly Ice Cream. Only 3 Ingredients. Yes please.

When we have company, I always like to make homemade goodies to share. A couple of weeks ago when I was preparing and planning for company, my time was really limited.  It was still important to me to be able to make something fun, but using shortcuts was a necessity. Doing my normal blog stalking, my pal over at A Dash of Sanity shared a brilliant idea. Ice Cream. But, semi-homemade. Her clever idea involves taking already made vanilla ice cream and blending in delicious toppings. The ...

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Easy Steps to Protect Your Hair Color

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It's not even funny how many times I've changed my hair color in my lifetime. I am sure it's far too many times to count.  As a result my hair is a hot mess.  Today I'm going to share some products that could help protect color if you dye your hair but also different product combos to get the result you want for your own hair. From Smooth, Shine, Volume, Curls, or Color, they have us covered with tutorials, how-to videos and product suggestions. This is a sponsored post by Lunchbox about finding ...

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Refresh your Bedroom To Get Better Sleep (Budget Friendly Tips)

Trouble sleeping? Check out these clever but simple budget friendly tips to get your bedroom prepped for better sleep!

We all know how important it is to get good sleep, but it's so easy to ignore when your days are busy. I've been craving a good sleep routine so badly, but for some reason haven't been able to get on track.  With the help of Sleep Innovations Instant Pillow Top- Memory Foam and Fiber Hybrid Mattress Topper, I've been challenged to create refreshing bedroom tips so that we can all get better sleep. I'm loving the results and can't wait to share today! Also follow me on Twitter today for More ...

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Protect Hair From Summer Activities

Simple steps to protect hair from summer activities!

It's hot, hot, hot here this summer. This week, we've been doing even more outdoor activities than usual with the kids here. We usually try to avoid the summer sun when we can. With the extra strong summer rays we're always slathering on sunblock. But, one thing that I easily forget is to protect my hair. This is a sponsored post by Lunchbox about Active Damage Resist Shampoo and Conditioner from Clear Scalp & Hair, all opinions are my own. With long days in the pool, we're also ...

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