Join Me at the #Keurig400 Twitter Party December 22nd


Do you love a good Twitter Party? You know we do and we’re excited to host a party about enjoying your Keurig during the holidays! On Monday, December 22 at 1:00 pm ET, please join us for the #Keurig400 Twitter Party where we’ll be discussing the next generation of Keurig brewing, where smart meets simple, and giving you a chance to win prizes!  The cold weather always puts me in the mood … [Read more...]

Join Me at the #MingleNMix Twitter Party Tuesday December 23rd


Do you love a good Twitter Party?  You know we do and we’re excited to host a party about simple celebrations and making the perfect mocktail!  On Tuesday, December 23, from 1-2 pm ET please join us for the #MingleNMix Twitter Party where we’ll be discussing Canada Dry Ginger Ale® and 7UP®, and giving you a chance to win prizes!  I love holiday entertaining  and my favorite holiday punch recipe … [Read more...]

The Ultimate Holiday Gift for Amateur Photographers ~ The Canon EOS Rebel T5i at Best Buy

Canon Holiday Image

I'm very excited about my Christmas present this year.  My husband is letting me take a class at a local art center to help me with my Photoshop skills (or lake thereof which is why I want to go).  There is nothing better than capturing life through a lens and having those memories available to look at whenever you want to. From capturing your child's first step, to documenting your senior year of … [Read more...]

Rosetta Stone Kids Reading Program

Rosetta Stone Reading Program

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Rosetta Stone. I received a product and a promotional item to thank me for participating. It is always a challenge at school to keep kids engaged when it comes to reading.  I approach my instruction with a balanced literacy model where we work on strategies and skills that good readers use when they read.  Of … [Read more...]

Epson Makes Gift Giving a Breeze!

Label maker

A huge thank you to Epson for sending us a review unit to keep.  All opinions are 100% mine! Do you have an organized person on your gift list? If so I have the gift idea for you.  Epson has turned the world of label makers upside-down with their newest label tape.  Epson has designed an innovative solution to ensure children’s items don’t end up mysteriously missing. Parents can now print names, … [Read more...]

Holiday Gift Idea ~ JORD Wooden Watches

Jord Watch

With the holidays right around the coroner I thought I would feature some of my favorite gift ideas this week.  First up is an amazing, unique, wooden watch from JORD.  When JORD contacted me to ask if I would try out one their wooden watches, I was intrigued.  I have never seen a wooden watch before and I just had to check it out for myself. I received the Ely in maple and instantly fell … [Read more...]

Gift Ideas for the Photographer from Best Buy

DI multi Nikon D5300

The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. I love taking pictures.  While I am far from a professional, I am also not a beginner when it comes to photography.  There are many of us in the same boat where we need a decent camera but we don't need to shell out thousands for a professional model.  This … [Read more...]

Follow Along on my Travels Into The Woods #IntoTheWoodsEvent #ABCFamilyEvent


A huge thank you to Disney for flying me out to LA and hosting me for this amazing event.  All opinions are 100% mine!   I've been siting on this news for  a little while now and if you follow me on Facebook you probably already know, next week I will be flying to LA for the Disney & ABC Family hosted event for INTO THE WOODS, theDiamond Edition Blu-ray release of 101 … [Read more...]

Finding Unique Collegiate Vintage Looks at College Vault! & $100 AMEX Giveaway #CollegeVault


 Post sponsored by Collegiate Licensing Company, but all opinions are my own. Many of you already know this, but we love our collegiate sports in our family! We love watching our alma mater, IU Hoosiers, play some basketball every spring.  Some years are better than others, but we will cheer them on every season.  Our teams for collegiate football are Boise State and Notre Dame and you can find … [Read more...]

Guardians of the Galaxy Movie Night and Gift Ideas!

G of the G

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #OwnTheGalaxy #CollectiveBias My husband and I had a great date night a few months back and we decided to see a movie.  We weren't sure what to watch, but when we got to the theatre, we decided to give Guardians of the Galaxy a try.  We LOVED it.  This movie had something for everyone and … [Read more...]

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