Car Shopping With Less Stress

This is a sponsored post with Cars.com. All opinions are my own.We plan to purchase a new (to us) car sometime this fall or winter. We are a single-vehicle household which I realize sounds crazy to most but with us both working from home and not having children it's rare that we both need to go in different directions at the same time. It saves us a lot of money! Anyway, we only have one vehicle at the moment and it was purchased way back in December of 2007! We've gotten extremely lucky that Read more [...]

5 Best Camping Necessities & RALLT Hammock Giveaway (8/20)

Thank you to GSI  and RALLT for providing me with product in exchange for review. All opinions belong to myself! My family always went camping when I was growing up. Whether it was at a state park, or a small family owned campground I had fond memories of camping growing up. With our kids being so young last year we only made one camping trip but now that they are both bit older we have decided to camp more often! Last years camping trip included kayaking and was on Lake Superior in Munising Read more [...]

The Northwest ~ Get Ready For Back To School!

Can you believe it's almost August already!  We're right in the middle of preparing for our church's annual VBS next week which means that summer really is coming to an end.  Once this highlight for the kids is over, the remaining few weeks fly by especially fast.  So as we continue to prepare for this big change, today's stop for our Back-To-School highlight is with The Northwest.  As I browsed through their site, I was thrilled to see all that they offered to help kids get ready.  From blankets Read more [...]

ThunderEase Calming products for the pet in your home

Thank you to ThunderWorks for providing product in exchange for review purposes. All opinions are my own. Great Danes are known to be a bit skittish. Ours has fallen into that same arena. Since he was born in the late fall he spent a lot of time indoors during the winter with not a lot of time to socialize. Now that he's much bigger in the summer time he's nervous about new people and new dogs. We try to take him out as much as possible now that its nice but still run into skittish times.We Read more [...]

Get Back To School Ready With Five Star And Mead + Giveaway (US) 8/10

I was sent some Five Star And Mead products to facilitate this review.  All opinions are my own. I can hardly believe that July is nearing an end already!  That means that August and Back-To-School time will be here soon.  Neither the kids nor I are quite ready to have our summer end yet but the calendar doesn't seem to care.  The days just keep fading away and pass by much too quickly.  So as we start to gear up, it was time to check out some new and innovative products from Five Star and Read more [...]