Tips For Positive Talks With Your Teens #ABFamilyTalk

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I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Influence Central for Anheuser-Busch’s Family Talk About Drinking Program. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Being a teenager was hard. Being a parent of a teenager... even harder. You want what's best for your children and you want them to learn from your mistakes... but how do you get them to listen and take heed? Sometimes they just have to learn from their … [Read more...]

Monday Morning Link Up | Giveaway Linky

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Monday Morning Link Up | Giveaway Linky Welcome to Monday Morning Link Up! This is a great way to spread the word about your giveaways and find a few to enter as well! The rules are simple: 1) Giveaways must be family friendly 2) Check out a few giveaways for yourself! (there is no obligation to enter any) Have You Had the Talk? Family Talk About Drinking | $25 VISA #GIVEAWAY | ends 5/26 | #ABFamilyTalk #IC Spring Clean Your Car at … [Read more...]

Netflix June 2015 #StreamTeam

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Netflix June 2015 #StreamTeam This post is part of the Netflix Stream Team ambassador program.   It's hard to believe it's almost June! With the changing of the months comes the changing of Netflix programming. Take a peek at what's coming up, what's new, what's staying and what's on the way out for June 2015. SENSE8 6/05/15 One gunshot, one death, one moment out of time that irrevocably links eight minds in disparate parts of the … [Read more...]

Million Dollar Quartet the Musical at Starlight Theater

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Million Dollar Quartet the Musical at Starlight Theater This Memorial Day weekend, the legendary music of four rock ‘n’ roll icons will reverberate throughout Starlight Theatre and its Swope Park surroundings as Million Dollar Quartet kicks off Starlight’s 65th Broadway season. From May 22 to May 24 at 8 p.m. each night, the spirit and sounds of Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Johnny Cash will transport Starlight … [Read more...]

Chocolate Pecan Flourless Cake Recipe

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Chocolate Pecan Flourless Cake Recipe   Ingredients 6 Eggs, separated ¾ Cup Sugar ¾ Cup Butter, softened 1 teas. Vanilla 1 ½ Cups Pecans, chopped 1 ½ Cups Semisweet Chocolate Chips, melted and cooled slightly   Preheat oven to 350˚. In a bowl whisk the Egg whites until they form a white foam then slowly add in ¼ cup of sugar.  Continue whisking until stiff peaks form. In a separate bowl combine the Egg yolks and ½ cup of sugar … [Read more...]

Essential Oils to Help with Sleepless Nights

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Essential Oils to Help with Sleepless Nights A good night’s sleep is one of the keys to a good health. Sleep really is responsible for keeping so many of our other systems running properly. Being able to sleep through the night is natural for us, until we are unable to do so, which can cause even more stress. There are a lot of factors that keep us from sleeping, and many of them are beyond our control. There are things you can control and … [Read more...]

Traveling During Pregnancy: What You Need to Know

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Traveling During Pregnancy: What You Need to Know If you're an expectant mom, you're probably familiar with all the lifestyle changes associated with pregnancy. From diet and exercise to the safety of certain medications and activities, pregnant women have a lot to keep track of in terms of what's "okay" and what isn't. And, unfortunately, travel is no exception. While, for most women, traveling during pregnancy is perfectly safe, there are a … [Read more...]

DogVacay | Vacation and Dog Daycare Services

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DogVacay | Vacation and Dog Daycare Services Thank you to DogVacay for sponsoring today's conversation. All opinions are my own. A few months ago I shared an innovative service with you called DogVacay. Thinking beyond the standard kennel, DogVacay focuses on your furry best friend's comfort while you are away. No more long days in tight cramped spaces ... they in turn have their own little vacation while you are enjoying your own. What IS … [Read more...]

Have You Had the Talk? Family Talk About Drinking | $25 VISA #GIVEAWAY | ends 5/26 | #ABFamilyTalk #IC

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Anheuser-Busch Family Talk About Drinking I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Influence Central for Anheuser-Busch’s Family Talk About Drinking Program. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Parenting a teen can be stressful, aggravating, and frightening.... but most of all it can be rewarding. Guiding two of my four children into young adulthood has been one of the most rewarding jobs I have ever had. … [Read more...]

Philips Norelco Shaver 9700 Series 9000 | Share & Win #FaTHURSday

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Philips Norelco Shaver 9700 Series 9000 Sample received. All opinions are my own. With Father's Day just around the corner, we wanted to feature a product that every dad could use and appreciate. The Philips Norelco Shaver 9700 Series 9000 is a wet/dry electric shaver with all the bells and whistles that I know my hubby would appreciate. Product Features Three speed settings for optimal performance Choose from slow, medium or fast to … [Read more...]