Our “Outdoor Oasis” Party with Pier 1 Imports + Giveaway

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Frank and I love to host get-togethers for our friends and family and recently had the opportunity to throw our very own “Outdoor Oasis” Party.  Our party was a huge hit thanks to Pier 1 Imports and Mom Central.  After shopping at Pier 1 Imports, I was amazed at how many different items and affordable […]

Get Personalized Shopping Advice with Shop Your Way Member Assist

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When my kids were little, I used to dread shopping anywhere but the grocery store.  Why?  Well, half the time, I didn’t know what to buy and it was really challenging with little kids (who would get bored and antsy rather quickly).  If only  there had been the Shop Your Way Member Assist option back […]

See How I Create 6 Different Looks with 2 Dresses from Kohl’s

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I am thrilled to be writing as a Kohl’s Fashion Ambassador with Mom Central.  It not only has grown my wardrobe, but has also allowed me to express my creativity through clothes, shoes and jewelry.  Plus, I have discovered and found a fashionista love for some amazing designers and brands (i.e. Peter Som, Jennifer Lopez, […]

Get the Most Out of Your Purchases with Shop Your Way Max

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If you’ve shopped at Kmart or Sears before, there is a very good chance you’ve been introduced to the Shop Your Way Rewards Program.  Let me tell you – it’s an awesome way to save money on purchases you make!!!  But now you can get even more!  Did your ears just perk up at the […]

Getting Kids in the Kitchen with Dream Dinners

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Frank and I have 6 kids and each of them at one time or another has expressed an interest in cooking or baking in the kitchen. I LOVE that!!! Frank and I recently discovered Dream Dinners and have enjoyed preparing dinners together at least once a month for our family. It’s a fun experience for […]

Introducing the New Peter Som for DesigNation Collection at Kohl’s

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I love the world of fashion!  There are so many different colors, cuts, and materials that make an endless array of looks and styles.  As a Kohl’s Fashion Ambassador, I recently had the opportunity to check out some of the newest pieces of the Peter Som for DesigNation Collection.  This new, limited-edition contemporary collection will […]

Wedding Wednesday: Kohl’s Wedding Registry + Wedding Gifts

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I love to shop at Kohl’s!  Usually I shop for clothes or shoes at Kohl’s, but recently I had the opportunity to check out their Housewares and Bedding Department.  I even put together a Wedding Registry List for Frank and I.  And do you know what?  I did a lot of it from my home […]

Fill Your Home with Music with Audio Fest at Best Buy

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In our family, we love to listen to music!  Whether it’s in the car or at home, you’ll almost always find some sort of music playing throughout the day.  If you or your family loves to listen to music as much as we do, now is the time to go and check out Best Buy! […]

Save Big & Get Ready for Spring with Carter’s Baby and Kid Up to 50% Off Sale + $50 GC Giveaway

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I used to love shopping at Carter’s when my boys were little.  There were so many cute outfits I could choose from and dress them up in!  Living here on the Central Coast, we are lucky to have a Carter’s store nearby.  I headed over and found some cute clothes for my 5 and 7 […]

Ralphs & Applebees Makes the Perfect Holiday Gift Combination!

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I love the holidays and this past holiday season, they were filled with family, friends, food, fun and gifts!  I recently had the opportunity to go shopping at Ralphs and create a fun Applebees Holiday Gift Basket.  Oh my gosh – there were so many fun goodies I found at Ralphs!  In fact, I had […]

Prepare a Gourmet Meal for Your Family Without Breaking the Budget

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Kroger® Private Selection® for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Dinnertime is a special time in our home.  Not only is it a time when we replenish our bodies with good food, but we also replenish our souls with family bonding and discussions around […]

Happy 25th Birthday to the Energizer Bunny + Save $10 at Walmart

Energizer Bunny's 25th Birthday + $10 Rebate

Happy birthday to you!  Happy birthday to you!  Happy birthday dear Energizer Bunny!!!  Happy birthday to you!!  Can you believe our cute and upbeat Energizer Bunny that keeps going….and going….and going…is celebrating it’s 25th birthday?  I couldn’t believe it.  Well, guess what?  With the Energizer Bunny’s birthday, you get a chance to celebrate with a […]

Save Big at Bath & Body Works with Coupons.com + $150 Gift Card Giveaway


I love shopping at Bath & Body Works.  Literally, I could spend hours walking around and smelling the different scented lotions and hand washes.  I especially enjoy the foaming hand wash, of which I recently bought 3 or 4 different varieties.  In an effort to save money on my shopping habit, I typically wait and […]

Get a Shot. Give a Shot. Adult Immunizations at Walgreens Through October 14th #GiveaShot #cbias

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As a mother, I know how important it is to keep our children’s immunizations up to date, especially since they are all now in school.  As parents, we think about the possibilities of our children getting sick and dying from horrible diseases that can be prevented with immunizations, but do we think about them for […]

Wendy’s Made a Difference This Father’s Day + Giveaway

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I am part of The Motherhood blogger network.  The Motherhood and Wendy’s partnered in support of this campaign.  Wendy’s compensated me for participation in this campaign.  However, all thoughts and opinions are my own. What did you do this past Father’s Day weekend?  We were traveling and spending time as a couple in Las Vegas and having […]