Traveling with Nature Made® Dual Action Probiotics

A few items I usually pack for a trip, including my Nature Made Probiotics

This post was sponsored by Nature Made as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central.  All opinions expressed in my post are my own. Now that winter is over, we are coming into travel season.  I frequently write about travel, particularly cruises and they are my most popular posts.  So, when I was asked to write a post about Nature … [Continue reading]

Products You and Your Dog Will LOVE

Products to give your dog a happy and healthy life.

The relationship between you and your dog is a special thing.  They are the only beings in the world who love and trust us unconditionally.  That means it is on our shoulders to provide them with all the things they need to keep them happy and … [Continue reading]

I really HATE Instagram – Wanna Know Why?

Is there a social media platform you don't like? For me, it's definitely Instagram.

I am starting to think I am the ONLY person in the world who absolutely HATES Instagram.  Everyone else seems to just LOVE it, but quite honestly, I just DON'T GET IT.  I do have an Instagram account, because I'm a blogger and I more or less have to, … [Continue reading]

Rookie Mistakes People Make on a Cruise

If you are going on a cruise soon, you'll want to watch for these rookie mistakes.

It's prime cruise season and my friend at work just got back from a Jamaica cruise.  Apart from being horribly jealous, it reminded me that I've been meaning to write this post about all the rookie mistakes I see people making on cruises.  Maybe it … [Continue reading]

The Secret to Paying for College with All Cash

Student loans aren't always necessary. With a little planning, you can have an all cash college experience.

If you have kids, one of the main worries you have is how you're going to be paying for college for them.  College costs have been increasing wildly.  So many kids are starting out their lives with huge student loans dragging them down.  Or worse, … [Continue reading]

New Year’s Motivation – Be a Better Parent

New Year's motivation - my best tips to be a better parent. There's some gems in here!

Here is the 4th post in our New Year's Motivation series.  For most people, parenting is a big part of our lives and all of us want to be a better parent to our children.  As the mother of two sons and stepmother to a third, I think I have a bit of … [Continue reading]

New Year’s Motivation – Declutter/Organize Your Home

I have a literal BOATLOAD of ideas to clean, declutter, and organize your home.

Here we are on Day Three of our New Year's motivation series.  Today, we are talking my best tips to clean/declutter/organize your home.  I've got more than 100 posts to choose from in this category, so I couldn't narrow it down to just five posts. … [Continue reading]

New Year’s Motivation – Manage Your Money

My best tips to help you manage your money in the New Year.

This is the second post in our New Year's Motivation series.  After weight loss, I think people's #2 resolution is to recover from their holiday debt, and learn how to manage your money.  I feel it certainly is a worthy goal.  To me, managing your … [Continue reading]

New Year’s Motivation – My BEST Weight Loss Tips

I gather together my whole arsenal of weight loss tips.

Welcome to 2017!  Every year, the #1 New Year's Resolution is to lose weight.  To me, it is always perfect timing, just because of our holiday schedule.  Most folks start their holiday eating binge in November for Thanksgiving, then Christmas takes … [Continue reading]

Terrific Tips to Start off Your New Year’s Motivation

New post series on motivation to help you achieve your New Year's Resolutions this year.

Well, here we are again - ready to start off another New Year's Day.  If you're like most people (and like me too!) you started off last New Year's with a resolution or three for things you wanted to change.  And if you're like most folks, by … [Continue reading]

I Know How You Can Overcome Your Holiday Overspending

Several solutions to pay off your holiday overspending.

OK my lovelies - the 2016 holiday season is officially over.  The turkey has been eaten, the presents unwrapped, the decorations are ready to go back in their boxes, and it's time for the Christmas bills to start arriving.  If you have done … [Continue reading]

How to Conquer your Email Overload

Finally! A solution to Email overload. Try Mailstrom for your inbox.

I've written before about my struggles with Email hoarding and digital organization in general.  There are very few areas of my life where I need professional help, but Email overload is one of them!  Thankfully, I have finally found a solution that … [Continue reading]

I Never Give Gift Cards. Want to Know Why?

I know most people prefer to give gift cards for holidays and birthdays.  It certainly is faster and easier than choosing a gift for someone and in some cases, I do think they make sense.  But just as a common practice I almost never give gift cards … [Continue reading]

Is Your WordPress Site Backed Up? I Thought So Too

Learn from my mistakes and use Updraft Plus to backup your site.

If you run a WordPress blog or website, like I do, you know that having your data secure is critical to keeping your site up and running.  I worry about hackers, but most often, I've broken my site all by myself!  That's why I am very careful to make … [Continue reading]

Gift Guide for the Nerd You Love

This mousepad shows Sherlock and Doctor Who with the Tardis meeting each other. Great gift for your nerd friends.

I had SO much fun putting together this list of gift items for your nerd friends and relatives.  I'm quite the nerd myself, so I had a blast going through to pick out my favorite items.  I think most of us have a nerd or a geek or two on our gift … [Continue reading]