How to Create Group Boards and Why You NEED Them

Joining other people’s group boards on Pinterest is very important.  But I think it’s almost MORE important to have group boards of your own.  Why?  Well, for one thing, you can be kicked off other people’s boards, but on your own boards, you can pin whatever you like as often as you want.  Also, it […]

Giveaway and Discount Code for SeaQuest Aquarium Utah

Recently, I decided to give my family a little pre-Easter treat by taking them for a visit to SeaQuest Interactive Aquarium in Layton, Utah.  We spent the whole day there and we had SO MUCH FUN!   Disclaimer:  I was compensated by SeaQuest Utah with free admission for myself and my family.  However, you know […]

Do Your Devices Need a Good Spring Cleaning?

This is another guest post from my friend Seana Turner of the Seana Method.  Seana is a Professional Organizer – she’s actually the President of the Connecticut Chapter of NAPO (National Association of Professional Organizers). She has guest posted for me before – a while back she helped us out with a post on managing the […]

Camping Hacks to Make Your Camping Trips Easier

Anyone who knows me knows that I am definitely a city girl when it comes to camping.  I go a couple of times a year with our Boy Scout Troop or with my husband.  So I firmly believe that I need lots of help and advice about camping.  So I started a Pinterest board called […]

Tips You Need to Manage Your Online Shopping

An online shopping addiction can be a real problem for your finances.  Actually, ANY kind of shopping addiction can be a real problem for your finances, but online shopping is SO easy, it can get out of hand very quickly.  All it takes is a few clicks and you can really blow your budget for […]

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Traveling with Nature Made® Dual Action 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 […]

Products You and Your Dog Will LOVE

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 healthy.   Disclaimer:  This post may contain affiliate links […]

I really HATE Instagram – Wanna Know Why?

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, but I never know what to […]

Rookie Mistakes People Make on a Cruise

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 will help you as you are planning your own cruise. […]

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The Secret to Paying for College with All Cash

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, many parents are putting their home or retirement savings at […]

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New Year’s Motivation – Be a Better Parent

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 experience in […]

New Year’s Motivation – Declutter/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.  Instead, I selected five different types of posts to help […]

New Year’s Motivation – Manage Your Money

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 money is less about getting rich and more about ensuring […]

New Year’s Motivation – My BEST 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 off like a rocket.  We have parties, holiday goodies in the office (I got […]

Terrific Tips to Start off Your New Year’s Motivation

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 February 1st, you were right back where you […]