Our First Family Beach Day

The kids and I headed out to Lake Sunapee Park the other weekend with our Summer gear in hand. My youngest and oldest were determined to hop in the lake, even though I knew it was cold, cold water. The oldest did end up jumping in twice, crazy girl! I loved watching all three of the kids happily work together with their sand gear. They were building castles and moats and all this fun stuff together, with smiles upon their faces! Apparently the idea of sand gear wasn’t as appealing as burying your sister with sand at the beach. My […]

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A Summertime Giveaway – Bella Andre Beach Bag & More

I have been hearing all over the radio that Memorial Day weekend is the welcoming of Summer? To me, it’s also a day to remember those who have fought for the freedoms we have today, I also like to try to visit my aunt Robin’s grave that I have not been to in a long time. It is about remembering those who matter and are important. It is also, for many, a welcoming of warmer weather and barbecue season… I have already been to the beach, I shared that photo collage on Wordless Wednesday. Today I am inviting you all […]

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Always Focus on What you Have and What you Deserve

Happy Friday everyone! We are heading into a holiday weekend, it’s Memorial Day weekend. A three day weekend here but my children will be off having a blast with their Dad’s. I get to enjoy a nice BBQ with my Dad, the boyfriend, my sister and her baby girl this weekend at some point.   In the meantime I will be packing boxes, labeling them and tossing out stuff into a free pile, but all the while having a blast! Enjoy the weekend and always be thankful for what you DO have in life! <3

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National Learn to Swim Day, Get Ready for Memorial Day

Memorial Day is just around the corner and this is the most popular weekend for families to get out camping and go swimming in ponds or their newly opened pool. Our family loves spending time in the pool over in Vermont, at what I call our “family farm”, it’s where my Dad lives. National Learn to Swim day is just coming prior to Memorial Day; on May 19th SwimWays will be gearing up with an event at the Greenbrier Family YMCA in Chesapeake, VA from 1-3 p.m. The event will be the grand opening of the YMCA’s outdoor pool for […]

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Three Giveaways Ended, Three Winners Announced

Time is just flying right by, I have had three giveaways end and no winners randomly chosen yet. So without further adieu here are the winners: Congrats to Laurie Gentry Murley  who won CSCMD giveaway. Congrats to Claudia Andreoni who won Clorox Disinfectant Spray giveaway. Congrats to Sarah Smile who won the HOP Prize Package giveaway. Congrats and please complete THIS FORM so that I can send your information along to the sponsor!

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Special Code for New Swag Buck Signups; Get 50 Swag Bucks

Have you signed up for Swag Bucks yet? Well if you haven’t then I have a special code that allows you to get 50 Extra Swag Bucks when you insert this special code AUGUSTBONUS upon signup! If this code doesn’t work for some reason please let me know so I can contact the person at Swag Bucks! Get ready to search and get free stuff! I have been a member for a long time and love Swag Bucks!

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My Articles on ELM

Not sure if you all knew but I have been writing on eLiving Media for a little while now and wanted to take a moment to have you take a moment to go check out the articles I have written that I feel may be interesting to you! Memorial Day Dessert Idea – Good dessert for anytime! Triple Berry Cream pie. Do not Ignore Red Flags when Dating – You have had that gut feeling, now go with it, read this article that also discusses if online dating sites should do background checks. Kim Kardashian’s Engagement & Memory Lane – […]

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Totsy Memorial Day Weekend Sale

As these sale offers come in I feel obliged to share them with you. Right now I have word that Totsy is having a Memorial Day weekend sale where you can get all kind of kiddies things shipped for $10.00 About Totsy Totsy offers moms on-the-go and moms-to-be access to brand-specific sales, up to 80% off retail, just for them and the kids, ages 0-7. Top brands for mom, baby, and child. Prenatal care products, baby gear, travel accessories, bedding and bath, children’s clothing, toys, DVDs, and educational materials are just a sampling of a selection that promises only the […]

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Memorial Day Dessert: Triple Berry Cream Pie

Memorial Day weekend is coming but are you ready with recipes that share the red, white and blue passion? Today we are sharing with you a Triple Berry Cream Pie recipe found on MyRecipes.com. Ready to make your Memorial Day weekend guests drool? Try out this Triple Berry Cream Pie recipe. Ingredients: Crust – 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 4 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cut into pieces 1/4 cup vegetable shortening, chilled Filling – 6 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature 3/4 cup confectioners’ sugar 1 1/2 cups heavy cream 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 2 cups strawberries, […]

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Grab Your Free Canvas

Did you all realize that Canvas People is having a great deal? Oh yeah they are, just in time for Memorial Day or Graduation, maybe even an 18 year old’s birthday! You can grab your FREE 8×10 Canvas Print or get $50 towards any size canvas on their site. All you have to do is click the image below to get to their site! What a great way to celebrate this year with the perfect gift!

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