Vegas Baby! Top Family Attractions in Las Vegas #BayouTravel

Vegas, Baby_ Top Family Attractions in Las Vegas #BayouTravel

Are you planning a family vacation to Las Vegas in the near future? Vegas is more than just gambling and nightlife. Check out these family attractions that are sure to please your crew when you visit this city. Caesar's Palace You don't have to be a guest at this famous hotel to enjoy what it has to offer for the family. Housed inside the hotel is a 50,000-gallon saltwater aquarium that is packed full of tropical fish that everyone in the family is sure to enjoy seeing. Sharks, rays, and Continue Reading

Dinner Dilemma & My Saving Grace #MarcosFreshSpinach #Ad

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I would be lying if I said that dinnertime is fuss free! My family is not picky at all, it's life that become dramatic. I work Monday - Friday and get home around 5:30p.m almost everyday. Occasionally I stay late to wrap up a few loose ends but for the most part my family needs me home at 5:30. My husband does most of the after-school taxi driver routine for our 9 & 13 year old. One day this week my daughter had a Jr. high School softball double header (last games of the season) followed by Continue Reading

Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration – The Sneetches Activities


This year we chose to celebrate not only Dr. Seuss during his birthday celebration but also one of my favorite books - The Sneetches. This lesser known story gives children (and adults) and important lesson on diversity and acceptance. Being a Latina Blogger is very important to me. I embrace the many cultures that are apart of my everyday life and those that are unknown to me. In our first Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration, we shared 2 easy snack ideas that you can use while homeschooling, during Continue Reading

Low on Funds? Decorating for Christmas on a Dime

Elf on the Shelf - Decorating For Christmas on a Dime

Christmas time is just around the corner and decorating your house can be quite expensive. There are plenty of things you can do to decorate your home without breaking the bank. Christmas can be expensive enough as it is trying to purchase gifts, food for the Holidays and a lot of times we travel so gas alone can be a big cost. Here are some easy ways to decorate your home on a dime! Head out to the great outdoors - There are plenty of decorations you can use to decorate by using things from Continue Reading

5 Ways to “Eliminate” the 10p.m Toilet Paper Run #LetsTalkBums

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This conversation is a sponsored post, all thoughts are my own.   My name is Maria & I am a "closet prepper"! Since 2009 I have began stockpiling basic essentials with the help of couponing and bargain shopping. Over the years I learned to pay next to nothing (if not, nothing) for basic supplies like cleaning products, dishwasher tablets, toothbrushes and of course toilet paper! Toilet paper is one of those items you're NOT going to stop using!! Never, will you wake up Continue Reading

Angel Soft- Creating a Well-Balanced Household #AngelSoft

The following is a sponsored post. Please scroll to the bottom for more information on this Disclosure. Like many of you, I wear many hats. I'm constantly trying to manage my time so I can give as much attention to those that need it the most: Mi Familia! During the week, I go to my 9-5p.m job in healthcare and come home to fix dinner (with some help from my almost 13 yr old daughter) for my family. Once dinner is done we are heading to piano lessons, voice lessons,baseball/softball or any Continue Reading

Dole Fruit Parfait Healthy Grab & Go Breakfast / Lunch Solution #DoleParfaitEscape

As a busy mother, time management is a huge issue for me. I struggle at times to find a balance between taking care of my family and taking care of myself. Monday through Friday I head over to work once both my children are at school. I'll admit that I normally grab a cup of coffee and am on my way with no breakfast and possibly no lunch prepared for myself. What then happens is I run to the gas station or hit the vending machine. Woah...Big No-No!! Aside from the added expense of buying Continue Reading

Score Big Natural Flavor With Kettle Brand Potato Chips #KettleMadness #Cbias

It's March!! The weather is almost perfect. Our birds are chirping and my flowers are starting to bloom. Aside from weather being fabulous, it also means that basketball is nearing it's end and baseball season has begun. March means our weekends will be filled with basketball tournaments and soon, the College Championship Game. Since my husband & son have been glued to the basketball games on television, I'm in the kitchen finding fun snacks to have in between quarters. I head to Continue Reading

Ready To Run: Includes New YouTube Video

Our chicks are almost ready to leave the broader. We are really nervous about this transition since they will be more vulnerable to critters trying to get into the chicken coop. Aside from our initial worries, those girls are Ready to Run!check out our new YouTube Video and make sure to subscribe to our channel for more fun videos. Continue Reading

Groupon Travel Deals- Pigeon Forge/Gatlinburg Edition

All deals are according to Groupon: Foxfire Mountain Adventures – 1 $15 for Swinging Bridge Adventure for Two ($29.90 Value) Details: $15 for a 60-Minute Swinging Bridge Adventure for Two ($29.90 Value) The Bridge to Prosperity, the longest swinging bridge in America, sways slightly in the wind as intrepid adventurers traverse its 400-foot length. Anchored with more than 90 tons of concrete, the thrilling-but-safe bridge boasts a weight capacity of 24,000 pounds. After crossing Continue Reading

What Makes You 2x’s Stronger? #AngelSoft

Let's face it, being a woman is hard. We make tough important choices every day of every year. The choice to go back to work was a very challenging decision my family & I made. I remember going back to work full-time after being a SAHM for several years. I was excited about the new adventure ahead for me, but very sad at the same time. I would miss my kids. I needed them, just like they needed me. I wanted to be home, but the economy was making a sudden downturn and I was afraid & worried about Continue Reading