Halloween Cupcake Idea : Easy Spiders & Webs

Halloween Spiders & Webs Cupcakes With Halloween just a few days away I thought I would share a quick, easy and fun cupcake idea for the upcoming parties this weekend or to surprise your kids with on Monday. Supplies Needed: * 1 cake mix * 1 tub of frosting * cupcake papers * Halloween/Fall themed sprinkles * black tubed gel * Halloween DOTS candy * red Twizzlers Pull –n- Peel candy * toothpick Start by … [Read more...]

Journey Home on DVD | $25 Visa #GIVEAWAY | ends 10/23 | #TheJourneyHome

Samples received. All opinions are my own. THE JOURNEY HOME Available on DVD at Walmart on October 6 When Luke Mercier (Dakota Goyo, Real Steel) heard some noise outside his house, he never could have guessed what he would find.  Discovering a young polar bear cub that has been separated from its mother, Luke knows he has to do something to help. Despite the warnings of his family and friends, Luke speeds off on a snowmobile, with the cub in … [Read more...]

LeapFrog LeapPad Platinum and Word Whammer

Samples received. All opinions are my own. With the holidays right around the corner it's time to start making up your Christmas lists. In our home this can be quite tough considering there are a lot of people to take into consideration. First and foremost we focus on the younger children so we can make sure they have the best Christmas we can possibly give them. Unfortunately, when it comes to toys, finding age appropriate gadgets and play … [Read more...]

Breast Cancer Awareness Month | $50 Visa #GIVEAWAY | ends 10/23

Samples provided. All opinions are my own. Did you know that 250,000+ women in the U.S. are diagnosed with breast cancer every year? Chances are you know someone or you have been personally affected yourself, it's just that common. Support is a necessity when facing something like this, and Hollye Jacobs’ (the author of The Silver Lining Companion Guide) and Allstate agree.   Jacobs has partnered with Allstate to provide a free silver … [Read more...]

Monday Morning Link Up | Giveaway Linky

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) … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread Recipe

It's FINALLY October and I have been craving just about anything with pumpkin in it! This particular recipe is fabulous because even my kiddos, that will sometimes push pumpkin stuff away, devour it. It's quick and simple... so let's go! INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 cup Sugar 1/2 cup Vegetable Oil 2 Eggs 2 cup Flour 1 tsp Baking Soda 1/2 tsp Salt 1 1/2 tsp Pumpkin Pie Spice 1/2 cup Water 1 cup Pumpkin Puree 1 cup Chocolate … [Read more...]

Tips for Saving Money at Any Beach Destination

Tips for Saving Money at Any Beach Destination Beach destinations are known for being expensive trips that come with plenty of add on fees that aren’t always mentioned when you book your trip. Everything from perks at the hotel, to higher car rental fees, to double the price for the same meal are things that can make a fun vacation unaffordable. But what if I told you that you can have a super affordable beach vacation, where you can save cash … [Read more...]

Brazen Plus Customizable Temperature Control Brew System | Coffee YOUR Way

Brazen Plus Customizable Temperature Control Brew System | Coffee YOUR Way Sample received. All opinions are my own. Two thing I've learned over the past few years in regards to coffee are ... quality beans are a necessity for a great tasting cup and ... the way you brew your coffee makes a huge difference in the taste. I was recently sent a Brazen Plus Customizable Temperature Control Brew System to put to the test. At this point … [Read more...]

What You Need to Know About YouTube Kids

What You Need to Know About YouTube Kids By Jeremy Cleland for Tech Connect Sure, YouTube is full of funny cat videos that my 5-year-old son obsesses over. The trouble is, the popular video-sharing site can also inadvertently expose him to videos that aren’t exactly G-rated. That’s why I was excited to hear about the new YouTube Kids app for iOS and Android tablets and smartphones. As I had hoped, the new app promises to enable my kid … [Read more...]

Traveling with Children | Photo Scavenger Hunt Ideas #FamilyTravelTips

The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. Traveling with the family can be incredibly rewarding, but it can also be extremely challenging. We've learned to embrace technology during our trips and use it for more than just a digital babysitter. We found some fabulous Family Travel Tips on the Best Buy site that will help you enhance your next road trip … [Read more...]