GNC is Helping you Beat Average Everyday #BeatAverage

This post brought to you by GNC. All opinions are 100% mine. GNC started as the “General Nutrition Center” nearly 80 years ago in Pittsburgh as a place to go to live well and perform at your best. Today, GNC continues to help people beat average everyday with health and wellness products in addition to […]

It’s Like Deja Vu: Five Things My Mom always Asks when I’m Home for the Holidays

Every time I head back to my parents I get to face the inevitable. I’m the “genius” of the family (apparently) because I have an affinity with computers and I kind of became the “handyman” because I was one of the few with the patience to read the manual or call tech support. You might be […]

Getting a Much Needed Vacation in Paradise: Puerto Rico

This post brought to you by Puerto Rico, The All-Star Island. All opinions are 100% mine. Year after year more and more people are working extremely hard all the while forgetting a very important part of life; to live it! Sure we all have to work to make a living, keep a roof over our […]

Great travel destinations: Visit New Jersey and The Jersey Shore #NJStrong

This post brought to you by New Jersey’s Division of Travel & Tourism. All opinions are 100% mine. It may have been snowing just last week, but with the return of warmer weather on all of our minds, it's never too soon to start making your summer plans now! We live within a fairly short […]

Informed grocery shopping with Facts Up Front #FactsUpFront

Planning meals for the family can be stressful enough, without worrying about tallying up exactly how many calories or grams of sugar are going into your dishes. The more recent addition of The Facts Up Front label, to many of our favorite brands, is a positive step in helping families stay informed about the products […]

Graduation Etiquette // When to send what?

Graduation day is tough for adults. They go to the ceremony as parents. They come home as contemporaries. After twenty-two years of child-raising, they are unemployed. ~Erma Bombeck  Graduation is an exciting and sometimes very hard time for parents! Our son graduated last Spring and he has almost completed his first year of college! How time […]

Easy-to-take Superior Source Vitamins // 6-pack

We all know that we should be taking our vitamins every day, that doesn’t mean I have to like it though! I often forget to take mine. When I do remember, it is such a chore because I have a horrible time trying to swallow pills. It usually takes several times for even the smallest […]

Holiday Entertaining Tips & Recipes from Bed Bath & Beyond

This post brought to you by Bed Bath & Beyond. All opinions are 100% mine. Christmas is here and many of us are in that last mad scramble –we're trying to get everything done, to make sure our holiday celebrations are perfect and stress-free! I found some really wonderful holiday entertaining tips and recipes while […]

Loving Life with ALPO® Brand Dog Food! #HappyStartsHere

This post brought to you by ALPO® Brand Dog Food   . All opinions are 100% mine. I talk about our Ginger dog on the blog and my social media accounts all the time, so I know you'll remember how much she loved ALPO® wet dog food. Since trying it, for the first time, a few […]

Give Great Futures with Boys & Girls Clubs of America #MC

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Boys and Girls Clubs of America. I received a promotional item as a thank-you for participating. We get so busy at this time of year that’s it’s not hard to forget about our wish to help others! I’ve tried to teach my children […]

Share a smile to help kids! #SmilingItForward

Even though my children are getting older, I still dread it when they get sick. Seeing that “I don’t feel good” look in my daughter’s eyes is the worst! We’ve used TYLENOL® for both of our children, from infant to adult in my son’s case — it’s the brand we trust the most, to get the […]

Tech Gifts : HP Chromebook 14 #Giveaway

Have a tech lover in the house? Then you may have heard all about this hot new electronic already! The new HP Chromebook 14 lets you access Google Chrome apps and your favorite websites, using the lightning fast Chrome OS. And, they’ll look gorgeous on the 14″ diagonal HD screen! A Chromebook is the perfect […]