Oldies & Car Games

I saw today's Wordpress blog prompt, lollipop, and immediately began singing in my head. Lollipop, lollipop, oh lolly, lolly...  That song makes me think of my dad and summer nights driving around town with the oldies channel blasting on the speakers. We used to play...

Get 25% Back When You Spend $50 at Kohl’s

I have been compensated for sharing the following content. All opinions are my own. Swagbucks has a deal where you can get 25% back when you spend $50 at Kohl’s, and that's before any deals you'll get through Kohl's Cash. Here's how you take advantage of this deal:...

Sweet Treat US Team Challenge at Swagbucks

I have been compensated for sharing the following content. All opinions are my own. On your marks, get set, EARN! Swagbucks is holding a fun team challenge called the "Swagathlon" to help you earn free gift cards! For those of you who don't know what Swagbucks is,...

I’ve Been a Grumpy Gal

I have been so grumpy for the past several days and with no reason to be. It seemed like everything was irritating me. My son got up relatively quickly the last couple days instead of the usual last-minute, but I was still annoyed that I had to try a couple times...

Walmart’s Scorching Summer Savings

I have been compensated for sharing the following content. All opinions are my own. Walmart is running huge deals all week long on everything from clothing and jewelry to home electronics, grills, and toys, and Swagbucks is offering 6% cash back (in the form of SB...

Is That What You’re Wearing?

"Is that what you're wearing?" is what my six-year-old son asked me as we were getting ready to head out for his summer program today. Really?! Okay, so I admit that I was wearing an outfit that looked a lot like what I typically sleep in, but still. My husband has...

Back to Reality

I can't believe my husband's vacation is nearly over. It's been a mostly fun two weeks. On Monday, he'll be back to work and our son will be back to his summer program. An extended vacation like this usually drives me completely crazy because of the constant mess and...

One of Those Days

It has definitely been one of those days. I went to bed late last night and woke up far too early this morning. I couldn't get back to sleep because my husband had a serious case of gas. It's not really his fault (except that he eats complete crap) but it wasn't any...

What a Trip!

Ahhh... summer... time for the yearly road trip! Once again, Ross did most of the planning. He really enjoys the thrill of planning out these trips. He plots out maps and creates detailed itineraries... basically the polar opposite of my road trip personality. It's...

Catching Up on Life

It feels like it has been so long since I wrote a journal-ly post about my "real life." The last several months have been relatively drama-free. There was some ruckus around Christmastime, but that is pretty much a given these days. Every year is the same story... Mom...

Best Family Road Trip Routes in America

Family vacations when you have kids can be more stressful than they are relaxing all too often. A lot of family-friendly trips tend to focus on running around the whole time you’re away and packing as much as you can into the duration of your trip. Everything you do...

Best Foods for Seasonal Allergies

Seasonal allergies are also referred to as hay fever or seasonal allergic rhinitis. Seasonal allergies occur during selected times of the year especially when outdoor molds produce spores, and trees, grasses, and weeds release their pollen particles into the...

Earn $5 Per Referral in July at Swagbucks

I have been compensated for sharing the following content. All opinions are my own. It's summertime, and Swagbucks has brought a $5 bonus! Swagbucks is a rewards site where you earn points (called SB) for things you're probably doing online already, like searching,...

Get 50% Off estories for 3 Months Plus up to 2000 SB

I have been compensated for sharing the following content. All opinions are my own. If you're looking for a deal on audiobooks, there's an estories offer through Swagbucks where you get up to 2000 SB  for paying $5.99/month for your first three months, which is 50%...

Swagbucks 4th of July Sale

I have been compensated for sharing the following content. All opinions are my own. Swagbucks is currently offering double cash back or more at a number of stores for Independence Day. From JC Penney to Lowes, you'll get cash back (in the form of SB points) for buying...

Swagbucks’ June Swago US

I have been compensated for sharing the following content. All opinions are my own. Swagbucks is holding their Swago promotion starting Tuesday, June 27th at 9am PDT! It's just like bingo, but in this case you're filling out squares as you earn points on their site...

A Review of Rock the Locks Kids’ Hair Care Products

I received the following product(s) free or discounted in the hopes that I would share my honest opinion. All opinions are my own. You may have heard of a brand called Piggy Paint. They make a nail polish designed for use by kids. It is a very popular product that I...

Top 5 Most Effective Chinese Healing Herbs

The following post is informational and not meant to be taken as medical advice. Please consult your medical professional. The Chinese have used healing herbs for medicinal reasons for literally thousands of years. There are numerous records of each kind of healing...

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