Teens and Cellphones- How much would you pay?

Disclosure: I was sent a phone & complimentary service in order to facilitate this post. All opinions are my own. Teenagers!! I have to remind myself that having a teen means choosing which battles I need to fight. My 13 year old needs a cell phone but more importantly I need her to have a reliable mobile phone that havs good coverage, at an affordable price. With her active in sports, music and school we need to be able to get in touch with her asap. My husband & I both work so a Continue Reading

Roasted Tomato Stand ’N Stuff Tacos #Spon

I received food items in order to facilitate this post. All opinions are my own. Like many of you, my workweek is hectic. I don't know one mother who has "all the time in the world" to get things done. As our to do list gets longer, our free time gets cut even shorter so I am always on a mission to find ways to cut corners. Dinnertime is a perfect example on how I cut corners. I try to use ingredients that can help save me time in the kitchen so I can spend more quality time where it maters Continue Reading

House Rule #7: Calories Don’t Count In Coffee #MaxwellHouseRules

House Rules #7: Calories Don't Count In Coffee Well maybe that isn't entirely true, but in my house, flavor always trumps calories. Every morning I do what most mothers do: EVERYTHING! So when I get that precious 30 minutes after both children are on the school bus & before heading off to work, I get to enjoy that single cup of coffee that starts my day in the right direction. Maxwell House has released their NEW single serve cups available for your Keurig. But Maxwell House isn't solely Continue Reading

Emerald Grande at Harborwalk Village Destin, Florida #Brandcation

It's been quite on the site lately but not because I have nothing to say, but because I have been traveling. I returned from Bentonville, Arkansas a few days ago and now I'm off to Destin, Florida. It has been cold and wet in New Orleans recently so some fun in the sun is exactly what I needed. Fun is one word that can describe the location I am staying in. The Emerald Grande at Harborwalk Village in Destin, Florida is the prime location for a family or couple looking to enjoy the white sand Continue Reading

ANGRY BIRDS STAR WARS Toy Giveaway Ends 5/3

The following is a Sponsored Post. Giveaway listed below is provided by Hasbro. All opions and thoughts are as always, my own. As a young child living in Los Angeles, my mother was extremely protective of us. Since she was a single mother for so many years, she was always working to provide for my older brother & I. This meant I spent a lot of time with my older brother and enjoyed playing with him every weekend when we were not in school. By playing, I mean playing with HIS toys. We played Continue Reading

Last Minute Travel Packing Tips Plus Gulf Island Waterpark Giveaway #Nola #GulfCoast

Like many bloggers I occasionally attend a few events throughout the year that requires me to leave for an occasional conference or blogger event. In May I have 2 trips scheduled which requires me to leave for a few days. With blogging, my regular daytime job and the kids/husband responsibilities my time, like many mothers, is stretch to full capacity. Although I am excited for my trips, I also know my time prior to the trips are very slim. One thing on my mind is packing. I wish I could say Continue Reading

Discover The All-New 2013 Nissan Sentra #descubresentra

I remember when I was a senior in high school, the parking lots were full of teen cars. Some were brand new, some belonged to the parents of the students, and some were used vehicles bought specifically for a new driver. One vehicle we saw a lot growing up was a Nissan Sentra. Parents chose Nissan due to it's being economical, dependable, and long-lasting. Since I didn't drive when I was in high school, my 1st (almost) New Car was a Nissan. It was 3 years old and previously a government car Continue Reading

Clinton Kelly Shares Style Tips at Macy’s in New Orleans #SpringStyles

If your anything like I am, you're probably a HUGE Clinton Kelly Fan! I never get a chance to watch daytime programming & rarely watch evening television as well, but when I do get a chance to sit in front of the television I'm watching shows like What Not To Wear. I love the brutal honesty of the show and get great tips from the Clinton Kelly. How amazing a $5000 Visa card would be to spend only on myself? But what is more important is getting great styling tips from someone who knows Continue Reading

5 Ways To Step Into Spring Refreshed & Rejuvenated

Sponsored Post Give Yourself Some “Me Time" Decades ago, women were expected to stay at home to attend to her family. Many were not given the opportunity to earn a living or even study. The times have indeed changed and we’re glad that we’re busy as we are now. Most women, especially moms, have their own full-time career these days. Taking care of the family and home while climbing the corporate ladder can be stressful, which is why knowing how to relieve stress is imperative for today’s 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

Disney Pixar’s “Finding Dory” Dives into Theaters in 2015 #FindingDory

Great news from Disney Pixar! FINDING DORY, the sequel to 2003’s Oscar®-winning film FINDING NEMO, will be released in theaters everywhere on November 25, 2015. If your a Disney Pixar fan like I am, you know how special Finding Nemo was to many families. For my family, Finding Nemo was the very 1st movie my husband & I took our daughter (now almost 13 years old) to see. Now that she is a teen, I can't wait to take her AND my little boy to see Finding Dory. The best part about the movie Continue Reading