We have two kids in college right now and it is expensive!Â The cost of college has skyrocketed over the past ten years, and if you haven’t priced college lately you are in for some sticker shock.Â It used to be that a child could finance college by working part time and getting a small […]
This post has been sponsored by MomDot Media and The Trust for Public Land. All opinions are my own. My family and I love to go and enjoy the outdoors. We all need places we can go to enjoy nature and remember what is important in life. Sometimes people think going outside and enjoy parks […]
This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GiftingAudio #CollectiveBias My 18 year old daughter Eleanor loves music, and always has it playing in the background. She plays it when she is studying, working out, or just hanging out with her friends. So I knew that […]
Keeping your dogs happy and healthy is important!Â Our two dogs are an important part of our family, and we do our best to make sure they eat right and stay healthy.Â But it can be a challenge, because like most dogs they don’t know what they should and shouldn’t eat. Our older dog Dodger […]
This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. Laundry is one of my least favorite chores.Â Unfortunately it is not one of those chores you can just ignore, because it piles up, and sooner or later someone runs out of socks!Â So I am always looking […]
This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of PurinaÂ®. All opinions are 100% mine. Pets are an integral part of our family’s life, especially our dogs. Dogs are great companions, and have an amazing way of making you feel loved. This spring we added a new dog, Ziggy, to our family, and […]
This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PedigreeGives #CollectiveBias Did you know October is Pet Adoption Month?Â There are many dogs who need new loving homes, and this is the perfect time of year to adopt a dog! We have adopted both of our dogs […]
Thanks to Direct Energy for sponsoring today’s discussion. Technology is everywhere now including the home! Here are some ways to save time and energy, and make your life easier. Smart Thermostats – These offer both convenience and cost savings. With a thermostat that you can control from your smart phone you can make sure that […]
This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GetAShot #CollectiveBias It is officially fall, which brings lot of fun things like apples, pumpkins and colored leaves. But it also brings other less fun things – like seasonal flu. Now is the time to get adult immunizations, […]
Like many people I could stand to be more organized! I have the bad habit of trying to juggle to many projects and as a result many things just don’t get done. So I was glad have the chance to review a planner from The 7 Minute Life, a productivity tool designed to help adults […]
This is a Fashionista Events opportunity. I will receive a swag bag of goodies from writing this post. Dogs love to eat, and our dog Ziggy has a new favorite food – apples. We have apple trees in our front yard, and every time we let him out front now he makes a bee-line for […]
Last week I was in New York City for a few days, I had the chance to enjoy cruise with Classic Harbor Line for an amazing tour of the city skyline. My family and I went on the Statue and Skyline Cruise on the luxury yacht Manhattan on a gorgeous late summer afternoon. This cruise […]
Ice cream is a treat that never gets old! When my kids were younger they played many team sports, including baseball and soccer. It was always a tradition for us to get ice cream after a game, either to celebrate a win or, more often, to console them about a loss.
When my family and I came upon a big patch of milkweed this weekend we went searching for butterflies in the patch. We found this pretty Swallowtail drinking from the milkweed blooms.
When a baby is first born a mom makes many promises to her child – and one of the biggest ones is about protecting them and keeping them safe. Of course as they grow up you realize you can’t always keep them safe, because too much is out of your control. So all mom’s worry. […]
My oldest daughter has decided that for her biology degree she wants to specialize in mycology – the study of mushrooms and fungi.Â I am not sure what kinds of jobs there are for that, but she is spending her free time in the woods, photographing and finding mushrooms like this one!