Now There’s Even More to Love About Papa Murphy’s Pizza

Papa Murphy's Chicken Bacon Artichoke Artisan Thin Crust Pizza

I was compensated for this review of Papa Murphy’s and their launch of RWA Chicken. All opinions and statements remain 100% my own.  My family loves Papa Murphy’s Take ‘n’ Bake pizza. Not only is it fresh and delicious, it’s also easy and convenient. My husband and I grew up eating it and now it’s a tradition we’ve passed on to our kids. It’s my go-to for busy nights and it has easily become … [Read more...]

5 Money Saving Tips for New College Students

5 Money Saving Tips for New College Students

Making the transition from high school to college is both exciting and overwhelming. For many college students this is the first time they will live away from home and pay their own bills. While it's fun to meet new friends and not have a curfew, it can also be a challenge to manage your finances for the first time in your life. This is especially hard if you are trying to juggle going to class … [Read more...]

Celebrate the Rio 2016 Olympic Games with Mario & Sonic

Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games for the Nintendo 3DS

The 2016 Olympic Games are almost here! On August 5 the Opening Ceremony will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. My family can't wait for the fun to begin! In the meantime, my kids have been having a blast playing Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on their Nintendo 3DS. It's a great game to boost excitement and help kids learn more about the Olympics! We may not be able to … [Read more...]

Save Big on Name Brand & Designer Clothes at thredUP {promo code}

Sporty/Casual Fall Look - Forever 21 Sweater + Big Star Boot Leg Jeans

I'm all about having nice clothes, but I hate paying full price. As someone who is a bargain hunter, I would rather have more money in my pocket. I figure why pay retail if I don't have to? Not only is it fun to find great deals, it's also financially responsible. The money I save allows my family to do other things we enjoy like traveling and dining out. With fall right around the corner, I've … [Read more...]

Make the Most of Summer with International Delight Iced Coffee

International Delight Iced Coffee

Ahh, sweet summertime. This is hands-down my favorite time of year. I love the warm weather and laid-back, sunny days. It's so nice to not have to wake up early in the morning to rush my kids off to school. We're having so much fun spending our days at the pool or lake, barbecuing with family and friends and watching the sun set over the mountains. It's a beautiful time of year and I'll be sad … [Read more...]

Celebrate National Ice Cream Month with Baskin-Robbins {Coupon}

Baskin-Robbins USO Patriot Pop

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ICE CREAM! During the hot summer months, there is no better treat than ice cream to help you cool off. We've been enjoying it almost daily, and now that it's National Ice Cream Month, I don't have to feel guilty about it! Most of the time we enjoy ice cream at home (it's cheaper that way), but at least once a week we like to go out for ice cream … [Read more...]

Get Laundry Fresh & Clean with Tide purclean Bio-Based Detergent

Tide purclean laundry detergent

This post was sponsored by NEW! Tide purclean as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central.  During the summer months, my kids practically live outdoors. From the time they wake up to the time they go to bed, they just want to be outside playing. As a parent, I love that they are spending time outdoors, instead of in front of a screen. It's good for them, and on the plus side, my … [Read more...]

14 Amazing Homemade Ice Cream Recipes

There's nothing more satisfying than a big bowl of ice cream when you're craving something sweet. It's cold and delicious, and with so many different flavors, it's the perfect treat on a hot day (or any day)! With National Ice Cream Day coming up on July 17, I thought it would be fun to create a round up of amazing homemade ice cream recipes. These recipes are sure to hit the spot and the best … [Read more...]

Vera Wang Embrace Marigold and Gardenia Fragrance {Giveaway}

Vera Wang Embrace Marigold & Gardenia Fragrance

This post was sponsored by Vera Wang Fragrances as part of an Activation for Influence Central. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review. As a mom, it's easy to get caught up in the day-to-day life of raising kids and forget to pamper yourself. I'm not sure if it's a mom thing or if it's the society we live in, but it's hard not to feel guilty if you put yourself first … [Read more...]

4 Reasons to Start Using Credit Scorecard from Discover (It’s Free!)

Free FICO Credit Score from Credit Scorecard

Today let's talk a little bit about FICO®. Yes, the four letter word that starts with an “F.” If it's not already a part of your regular vocabulary, it needs to be. Whether you are just starting the search for a new place to call home, or the car of your dreams is already sitting in your garage, your FICO® Score matters. With Discover’s new Credit Scorecard it is easier than ever to stay up to … [Read more...]