7 Things on Sunday

Seven things I've done over the past seven days. 1.Took one of our cats to the vet for an allergic reaction. 2.Started fall cleaning. Cleaned our baseboards, and under and behind all furniture and appliances. 3.Bought tickets to see Billy Gardell in November. 4.Watched the pilot episodes of This is Us, and Pitch. I really liked them both. 5.Bought a few new Halloween decorations. 6.Tried a new … [Read more...]

7 Things on Sunday

Seven things I've done over the past seven days. 1.Celebrated our granddaughter's second birthday. 2.Had two people that I don't know, stop me to say that they love my hair. 3.Was excited to hear that my mom and step dad sold their house. 4.Firmed up plans for our last trip up north for this season. 5.Started shopping around for a new, well newer car. 6.Organized our laundry/ storage … [Read more...]

Easy Vegan Lasagna Recipe & Kitchen Clean up #ScrubCloth

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ScrubCloth #CollectiveBias It took our daughter over a year to ease her way into living a vegan lifestyle. As her parents, we do what we can to be supportive. One of the biggest adjustments has been meal planning. Most of her meals take a lot longer to prepare and cook. Then there is the … [Read more...]

Enter to Win The Eureka AirSpeed All Floors® Vacuum Giveaway!

By our friends at Eureka and hosted by Jenns Blah Blah Blog. About The Eureka AirSpeed, All Floors® vacuum The Eureka Airspeed ALL FLOORS provides maximum suction power includes a multicyclonic dust cup system, so it never loses suction and maintains power while you vacuum. The Airspeed vacuum is engineered with an efficient air past with limited turns and bends so more air can pass through … [Read more...]

5 tips on litter training & Fresh Step Total Control with the Power of Febreze

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #yougottabekittenme #CollectiveBias Our family includes two beautiful rescued cats. Raphael, and Harley may look a lot alike, but their personalities couldn't be more different. Raphael came to us from a shelter, and is playful, silly, and easy going. Harley, was rescued from a home full of … [Read more...]

7 Things on Sunday

Seven things I've done over the past seven days. Spent an evening playing Uno, and watching The Peanuts movie with my granddaughter. Spent a day trying to fight with a migraine. I lost and spend most of the day in bed. Went for an afternoon walk to a craft show with our teenage daughter. Was awake way too late binge watching Grey's Anatomy. I keep giving it up, and then changing my … [Read more...]

Are Home Products making the Air Toxic in your home? #sp

Having two beautiful cats, and one princess of a basset hound as part of our family I tend to use a lot of cleaning products and air fresheners to be sure our house always looks, feels and smells clean. Until recently I had no idea what "clean" really meant, and I was definitely uneducated about the toxins I have been putting into the air of our home. Read the informative infographic below, … [Read more...]

Getting our House Ready for the Big Game #GameDayTraditions @SheSpeaksUp, @ProcterGamble @Walmart #sp

Football is not just a sport around here, it's a season. It's all about the touchdowns, the scores, and yelling back at the television screen. When it comes to the Big Game, things start to get a little more serious, but also a lot more fun. This year, it is our turn to host friends and family to watch the Big Game. When it comes hosting at our house, I put a lot of thought into preparing. The … [Read more...]

7 Things on Sunday

Seven things I've done over the past seven days. Booked a family vacation to Florida. Our first in years. I'm excited. Excited to be working on a blog campaign with a band that's on tour. (details coming soon) Enjoyed watching the Golden Globes. Binged the last season of Nurse Jackie. Not sure how I feel about that ending. Tried Almond milk for the first time. Our teenage daughter loves it, … [Read more...]

7 Things on Sunday

Seven things I've done over the past seven days. Bought new tires for my car. Started packing away our summer clothes. Gave our dog a bath. Made a Slow-cooker Chocolate Lava Cake (Blog post coming soon) Had to ground our teenage daughter. Parenting is so hard. Saw the movie Sicario and loved it. Cleaned out and reorganized our catch-all/cat room. It was way overdue. How was your week? … [Read more...]

Beat the Stains with New Stainmaster products, and save with mPerks @Meijer #spon

Having carpet and having pets (1 dog, 2 cats) in the house means we do a lot of extra cleaning. We work hard to keep our home as odor free and clean as possible. Scheduling regular carpet and furniture cleanings is nice, but it can also be costly. So, in-between cleanings, we spot clean as needed. Which is often. I recently received a bottle of New Stainmaster, Carpet Pet Stain Remover … [Read more...]

Wet Ones, one of our must have products while camping #WetOnes #ad

Must have camping gear comes in big and small sizes, each equally important. When it comes to keeping our food and drinks cool, coolers are a must have. That's a give-in. When it comes to tackling messes, our must have is Wet Ones. Perfect for cleaning faces, and hands while on the campground! We also found that Wet Ones have the cleaning power to handle pretty much any of our camping surprises. … [Read more...]

7 things on Sunday

Seven things I've done over the past seven days. 01. Ordered new dishes. We've been using ours for over 20 years, it was time. 02. Enjoyed a late night of dinner, music, and playing cards alone with my husband. 03. Bought our granddaughter two bags of nice clothes for a steal, on a local Facebook group. 04. Made plans to extend our next camping trip by one more day. 05. Started shopping … [Read more...]

French Toast Recipe, #CascadeShiningReviews #Giveaway @MyCascade #DDDivas #sponsored

This review and giveaway was made possible by Double Duty Divas and Cascade. I was provided the featured product free of charge to facilitate my review, but all opinions are 100% mine. So, last weekend I made a mess of my kitchen and I invited all of my friends over to see it! Well, not just to see the mess, but to enjoy a delicious homemade french toast brunch, along with a few Mimosas (mock … [Read more...]

Cascade Platinum Review & Giveaway #DDDivas #CascadeShiningReviews @MyCascade #sponsored

This review was made possible by Double Duty Divas and Cascade. I was provided the featured product free of charge to facilitate my review, but all opinions are 100% mine. I recently received the above products from Cascade. The task - to make homemade gooey mac & cheese, yummy brownies, and invite some people over to share them with. Let all the dishes sit (even overnight), run the … [Read more...]

New Mr. Clean Liquid Muscle Multi-Purpose Cleaner Review #MrCleanMorePower @SheSpeaksUp

Cleaning; it's a never ending task for most families. Ours is no different. I have to admit, I really love a clean house, but living with kids and three pets it can sometimes be a real challenge. Being a mom that works outside of the home, there just never seems to be enough time. I guess that's why I hold such high standards to the products I chose to clean with. I need to know they're going to … [Read more...]

Cascade Platinum Review #MyPlatinum

“I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Cascade. I received a product sample to facilitate my review and a promotional item as a thank you for participating.” Now, more than ever, people eat with their eyes, and the evidence is all over sites like Facebook and Instagram. With that in mind, Top Chef judge and editor of Food+Wine magazine, Gail Simmons, has partnered … [Read more...]

Spring Cleaning With Dirt Jobs #Giveaway

It's that time of year again! With spring, comes "spring cleaning". I have a real love/ hate relationship with spring. I love the nice warm temps, and I even enjoy the cleaning, it's just finding the time within my schedule to get it going that I have trouble with each year. I tend to drag my feet, but once I get going, it's all I want to do, and I don't stop until it's done. Not until every … [Read more...]

Bounty DuraTowel Review

Did you know that by wiping down your counter-tops with a reusable dishcloth, you could actually be spreading around germs and unwanted "ick" that's trapped within it? It's true - reusable dishcloths often harbor and redeposit millions of germs throughout the home, which can make spring cleaning efforts both counterproductive and even unhealthy. With this in mind Bounty recently introduced … [Read more...]

JAWS Non-Toxic Cleaning Products Review/ Giveaway

I recently received a box of JAWS Non-toxic cleaning products to use and review. The system sounds like a great idea. The Jaws - Just Add Water System uses one reusable, refillable trigger sprayer bottle that comes with a cartridge of powerful concentrate that, when mixed with water, makes an effective yet biodegradable cleaning solution. But do they work? Yep - they sure do. I haven't … [Read more...]

BISSELL Cleanview Helix Review

The unique Helix System captures dirt and other debris for even greater performance, whether you're cleaning carpets or bare floors. It does this by using the internal "ribs" incorporated into the Easy Empty™ Dirt Container to force large dirt particles, dust and other debris down to the bottom of the tank...where they belong! This helps the vacuum to work more effectively, longer. The HEPA Media … [Read more...]

New Gain Dish Washing Liquid & Gift Card Giveaway

This giveaway is now closed. Now, everything you love about Gain Laundry Detergent is available for your dishes. Not only can you count on Gain to get your dishes clean but with three refreshing scents, you can kiss the days of boring, unpleasant dishwashing goodbye! You´ll soon find yourself saying, "Honey, I´ll do the dishes tonight." The new Gain Dish Washing Liquid comes in four … [Read more...]

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