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...]

10 Practical Tips to Help You Buy a House before You Turn 30

Who wouldn’t want to have a house to call his own? Of course, everyone is dreaming about it. It’s part of everybody's goals in life. However, it is not something that can be easily achieved especially for a person who is not careful and mindful about his/her expenses. The tendency is that after school, during your first few years of working, all you care about is buying or spending money on … [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...]

Get organized & Enter to win with Great Expressions Dental Centers (5 winners)

Great Expressions Dental Centers (GEDC), a leading dental service organization, would like to offer my readers some creative ways to keep your house organized for the school year. Having a busy on the go life style, I know our family sure can use some tips. Utensil Trays. Utensil trays can hold more than just kitchen utensils. Place a tray in your bathroom for organized, sanitary toothbrush, … [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...]

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...]

7 Things on Sunday

Seven things I've done over the past seven days. 1. Enjoyed an over night visit with friends. 2. Had to decline an offer to attend an exciting Hollywood press trip, due to bad timing. 3. Baked yummy Pumpkin bars with cream cheese frosting. 4. Had our carpets and furniture cleaned. 5. Gave our dog a bath at a do-it-yourself grooming place. 6. Cleaned out and organized our linen … [Read more...]

Just in-time for fall, Febreze Home Harvest Collection Review @Walmart @SheSpeaksUp #FebrezeFall

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post on behalf of Walmart, SheSpeaks and Febreze. All opinions expressed and photos used are 100% honest and my own. Fall is by far my favorite season. Here in Michigan fall brings crisp, cooler temps, and a lot of beautiful color change. Each year I look forward to celebrating the delicious rich flavors and scents associated with fall, like pumpkin, vanilla and … [Read more...]

Worried About Getting Older? Not me! #SwifferEffect Giveaway

Disclosure: As a #SwifferEffect influencer content and/ or products of value have and will be provided to me by Swiffer. Getting older worries a lot of people. Not me. Why? Because I know I wont be growing old alone. I often feel our quality of life can be measured by the company we keep. With that in mind, I take a look at my husband and daughters, and I know I'll be just fine. Thinking … [Read more...]

SANUS TV Mount Increases Children’s Safety #Giveaway

I can remember when my girls were born. We spent a lot of time baby proofing the house with cabinet latches, and door alarms. That was a long time ago. Just as life has changed over the years, so has baby proofing. With the use of modern technology - comes a whole new set of worries. For many Americans, a flat panel TV is a great way to enjoy family time and entertainment. However, most … [Read more...]

FREE HBO & Cinemax for DirecTV, Dish Network & More (6/14-6/17)

If you are a subscriber of AT&T U-verse, DirecTV, Dish Network, Verizon FIOS you can get FREE HBO and Cinemax today though Monday. Keep track of upcoming free tv on FreePreview.tv ! … [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...]

Honeywell Mini Tower Fan with Febreze Review & Giveaway

The Honeywell with Febreze Freshness Cool & Refresh Tower Fan helps cool, freshen and eliminate odors from your home! Its unique, one of a kind design combines a powerful, 2 speeds fan with a refreshing Febreze scent cartridge. Features & Benefits Whole room cooling. Whole room odor elimination and freshening. Febreze Freshness™ Scent Control Dial, with variable settings to … [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...]

JAWS Non-toxic Cleaners Sale & #Giveaway

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. I had the pleasure of reviewing Jaws Cleaning Products last year on my blog. My review was good, but after using the products for a longer amount of time, I would love to … [Read more...]

Glade Expressions Product Review

I am a fragrance fanatic! Candles, plug-ins, sprays - I love all of them, and use them often. So you can imagine my excitement when I was invited to review Glade Expressions collection. The Glade Expressions Collection consists of a verity of scented oil diffusers and mists. The line boasts a stylish twist on fragrance by using visually appealing starter kits that are reusable and help blend … [Read more...]

Printable Coupon Round Up!

I haven't done one of these in far too long. Hoping this is the beginning of getting back on the coupon track. Breakfast SAVE $1.00 ON TWO when you buy TWO BOXES any flavor General Mills cereals listed: Chex® • Fiber One® • Total® • Wheaties® • Oatmeal Crisp® SAVE 75¢ when you buy ONE BOX Multi Grain Cheerios® OR Multi Grain Cheerios® Peanut Butter cereal SAVE 50¢ when you buy any … [Read more...]

Green Works Product Review

I recently replaced my usual cleaning products with the following Green Works products to see if cleaning with more natural ingredients can still be as effective. A balanced, natural lifestyle begins with a clean home. That’s why the people at Clorox got to work on a line of products that clean powerfully without harsh chemical fumes or residue. Green Works Products are: Are made … [Read more...]

Neat Containers Review & Giveaway

This giveaway is now closed. I recently took on the job of organizing our basement. It's been filled with piles of books, art supplies, and holiday decorations for as long as I can remember. Getting it in shape was not an easy job. Looking at it now, it's become a place I can be proud of. I was sent a large assortment of Neat Containers to help me tackle this difficult job. Neat … [Read more...]

Stanley Home GrimeGuard Glass Cleaner Review & Giveaway

This giveaway is now closed. Having a basset hound in our family can be pretty messy at times. It's not just that she sheds year round, or that she can create a puddle of drool in a matter of minutes, but more so that her big beautiful nose leaves big not-so beautiful spots on our glass front door and end tables daily. One thing I've learned over the years is that not all glass cleaners … [Read more...]

Coupon Round Up!

$.55/1 Any Flatout Brand Product $1/1 Pilgrim’s Fully Cooked Chicken Product $1/2 Any Cracker Barrel Cheese Products $.55/1 Any Bob Evans Frozen Sandwich or Burrito $1/1 Any Gordo's Original, Mild Hot, Cheese'n Chipotle, Cheese'n Salsa Dips or Gordo's Melt $1/2 Luden’s Throat Drop (24-30 ct) $0.35/1 Carmex Lip Balm … [Read more...]

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