10 Quick And Easy Steps To get Dinner On The Table. #EffortlessMeals #CollectiveBias

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #EffortlessMeals #CollectiveBias In 10 quick and easy steps, I turn a plain cheese pizza into a Rotisserie Chicken Taco pizza. Fast and simple to prepare! I don't know about your family, but I know that once September hits, my family gets crazy busy. Between PTO meetings, Library meetings, two Girl Scout troops, leader meetings, soccer practice and play practice, getting dinner on … [Read more...]

Energizer Bright Headlights – Not Just For Camping Anymore #CBias #LightMyWay

    Most people I know usually use items for there intended purposes. Take for instance Energizer Headlights, most people use them exclusively for camping. They just pack them in their backpacks or camping totes and bring the hands free, beam headlights into the vast wilderness. My family however uses them to check inside my eldest sons ears. Yup, you read that right! My oldest son Ethan is on the Autism spectrum with a diagnosis of PDD-NOS. Ethan has a bit of an oral … [Read more...]

Ecce Panis Ham And Asparagus Easter Strata

    I can't believe that it's almost Easter already! It seems like we just celebrated Christmas doesn't it? I am not complaining though because that means that spring and warmer weather are here! I love getting together with family during any holiday, but Easter proves to be a little challenging when it comes down to food. Easter foods traditionally consist of either ham or lamb, neither of which my sisters are big fans of. So in order to get my ham fix, I'm going to make a ham … [Read more...]

Our Book Drive Success #NickCFK #CBias

  If you remember a few days ago, I had posted that my daughter Katie and I were participating in the Champions For Kids Big Help Book Drive. You can read about it here. See my whole shopping experience in my Google+ album.  Our goal was to gather up as many new and used books from family and friends and to donate them to the local headstart that Katie attends. We are thrilled to announce that in just 4 short days we were able to get 40 books to donate for the #NickCFK! How … [Read more...]

Katie And I Are Having A Book Drive For Headstart #NickCFK #CBias

  I was lucky enough to have been raised by readers. Both of my parents loved to read and in turn shared that love with my sisters and I. Now my husband (also a HUGE reader) and I have shared the love of books with our kiddos.   My family is very lucky with the fact that we own a ton of books. In fact we currently have seven overflowing book shelves in our home! It really saddens me to think that some families can't afford books. I wanted to do something to help change … [Read more...]

Coffee Is Always Better With Cake Involved #IcedCoffee #CBias

Ok  my friends, by now should know how much I adore coffee. I have written about on numerous occasions. I like coffee in any way shape or form. It is the epitome of perfection in my book!   Well folks, coming this January 15th your local Walmart will be carrying the new International Delights Iced Coffee! These cartons of yummy goodness come in three flavors, Original, Vanilla and Mocha. The coffees rival any iced coffee treats you get at those fancy shmancy coffee houses and at a … [Read more...]

Cutting Unwanted Calories This Holiday Season With #ClearAmerican Flavored Water

  The Holiday season is here at last. There will be parties, gatherings and get togethers a plenty. Food will be everywhere and it will be next to impossible to resist temptation!   This year I have decided that I am tired of gaining all that unwanted Holiday poundage, so I have decided to try to cut out unnecessary calories from some of my favorite holiday dishes.   I had noticed the last time I was in Walmart that they had a huge selection of Clear American … [Read more...]

Giving Back This Halloween – #DontBeTheDarkHouse #CBias

Charity doesn't just have to happen around the winter holidays....It can also happen at Halloween or frankly anytime of year! That's why I was thrilled to be able to participate in a great charity campaign with Mars and Collective Bias. My goal in this campaign was to create a fabulous charitable Halloween basket and deliver it to a local  establishment of my choice. My best Friend Kate is a Paramedic who works for the Wiscasset volunteer fire and rescue service. She informed me that they … [Read more...]