To say that my family has been having a rough go of it over the last few months would be a huge understatement. I’ve had all these huge ideas that I’ve wanted to work on, not only for this blog, but within my creative writing endeavors as well, but it seems the powers that be are conspiring against our family to make it damn near impossible. I won’t...

Disclosure: This sponsored post is brought to you by Mavea. I was provided with monetary compensation and a set of their product live in exchange for a review and hosting a giveaway. All thoughts expressed are my own as are any photos. For as long as I can remember, I’ve hated drinking water from the sink. To me, it tasted horrible, and I tried to avoid...

Disclosure: This sponsored post is brought to you buy Classroom Direct. They provided me with a backpack full of supplies to donate to someone in need in exchange for this post. All thoughts and opinions expressed are my own, as are all photos within this post. No other monetary compensation was given. Ever since my husband and I got together, we’ve noticed...

Disclosure: This sponsored post is brought to you by Boise Paper. I was provided with product to test in exchange for this post. All thoughts and opinions expressed are my own. Working from home can be a challenge when you have four kids who are extremely busy. When you’re dealing with health issues like I have been, it can get even harder to juggle it...

Disclosure: This sponsored post is brought to you by Tatu Digital Media. I was provided with monetary compensation in exchange for this post. All thoughts and opinions, as well as photos, are my own. I love to save money whenever possible. I don’t know if the name of my site gave that fact away, but just in case it didn’t, I’m letting you know...

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post brought to you by Oak Furniture Land. In exchange for an honest review, I was provided with a piece of furniture to help facilitate this post. All thoughts expressed are my own, as are included photos. No other monetary compensation was given. Second marriages can be difficult at times, especially if you move into a home...

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post brought to you by Groupon. All opinions are my own, as are photos. It’s that time of year again… …a new school year. And with each new school year comes a new list of things our children need, from school supplies, to clothing, to shoes and makeup. It seems like the list is neverending. When you’re...

Disclosure: This sponsored post is brought to you by Acme/Shaw’s. I was provided with monetary compensation in exchange for a post about their current back-to-school promotion. All thoughts and opinions expressed are my own, as are any included photos. It’s hard to believe it’s almost time for the kids to head back-to-school for another school...

Disclosure: POPSUGAR sent me this Must Have Box to review. All thoughts and opinions are my own, as are any included photos. I was provided with no other monetary compensation for this post other than the box. One of the things that I love to review on my site are subscription boxes. Seriously, I have a bit of an addiction to them. I love how you can...

Disclosure: This sponsored post is brought to you by SheSpeaks and P&G. I was provided with free product and monetary compensation to help me craft this post. All opinions expressed are my own. Messes happen…especially when you least expect them to. When a mess pops up, the last thing you want is no cleaning supplies on hand. We’ve been...