DIY Princess Dress Up Stand and $100 Lowe’s Gift Card #Giveaway

DIY Princess dress up stand

The weather is starting to turn a little cooler.  As fall approaches I get into cleaning mode.  The other day when I was cleaning out my daughters closet, I was hanging up all of her princess dress up clothes.  As most little girls her age, Caroline loves to dress up in her favorite princess clothes.  Currently she has over 4 dresses to choose from for Halloween.  I wanted to have the dresses out … [Read more...]

Win a $1000 Gift Card from Shane Co.

wedding ring

A girl will never forget the time that she is asked to marry the man of her dreams. My story is special and unique and I remember it every time I look down at my engagement ring. A fine piece of jewelry is worth much more than the price tag that comes with it. Diamond jewelry is priceless. I received both of my diamonds from my husband on very special occasions. One when he asked me to marry him, … [Read more...]

Shaping Up — How to Keep Fit During a Busy Day


It’s not a revelation to say that being a mom is hard work. Whether you’re running around chasing the kids all day, or working a 9-5 then coming home to console your eldest, there never seems to be enough time. The thing is that you need to make time for yourself: If you’re not healthy, the whole family suffers. If you’re a mom light on time but wanting to stay in shape, here are three fitness … [Read more...]

Join Me at the #PlatinumPoints Twitter Party 10/21 8pm ET


  Photo Credit: Our Holly Days Do you love a good Twitter Party? You know we do and we’re excited to host a party where we will be talking all about Girl's Night! On Tuesday October 21st at 8:00 PM ET, please join us for the #PlatinumPoints Twitter Party where we’ll be talking about creative ideas to enjoy girl time including music from Miranda Lambert, delicious Crystal Light drink … [Read more...]

Its Potty Time!

Minnie Diaper

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of  Mom Central Consulting  for Pull-Ups. I received samples for this review and a promotional item to thank me for participating.  Caroline is two going on twenty these days.  She is such a sweet little girl that loves life, but she is growing up too fast!  I try to keep her my little girl, but now the time has come to potty train her.  There … [Read more...]

TOMORROWLAND ~ First Look at the New Trailer


Who isn't interested in the latest George Clooney film especially when he collaborates with Disney?  Next May Tomorrowland hits theaters and I am already planing on seeing it! STORY SYNOPSIS: From Disney comes two-time Oscar® winner Brad Bird’s riveting, mystery adventure “Tomorrowland,” starring Academy Award® winner George Clooney. Bound by a shared destiny, former boy-genius Frank … [Read more...]

New and Improved Cell Phone Service from Sprint in Indianapolis!


I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf Influence Central for Sprint. I received sample devices to facilitate this review. I am so excited to announce that I have been chosen to be a Sprint Mom!  I am very excited to try out new products for Sprint for the next several months and bring you reviews and my thoughts about them and Sprint services.  Recently we were sent … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday ~ We are on Vacation! #KatTravels

Galley Bay Resort

Joe and I are in Antigua on an amazing vacation!  The people here are amazing, the views are amazing, and the food is amazing!  I don't think it could get much better than that!   … [Read more...]

Jimmy Dean® Lunch and Dinners at Kroger! #ShineAnytime

Jimmy Dean lunch and dinner

I can't begin to tell you how busy our little family has been over the past couple of months. It seems like we are always on the go. This tired mommy has been getting a little bit of help from the store for some of our lunches and dinners. Lately my family and I have been enjoying Jimmy Dean® and Jimmy Dean Delights® frozen lunches and dinners from Kroger. The Jimmy Dean brand is expanding … [Read more...]

A Family Friendly Colts Tailgate Party


Friends, family and football, nothing is better than that!  Our weekends have been full of football fun with the family.  We enjoy watching Notre Dame and Boise State on Saturday, and our Indianapolis Colts on Sundays!  I bleed blue!  The other weekend we had our family over for a tailgate party while we watched the Colts dismantle Jacksonville. Celebrations must include good food, and this … [Read more...]

Kat Hodson