Get the True Skinny on Skinny Jeans!

Love them or dread them, skinny jeans aren’t going anywhere, except perhaps in your closet or wrapped around your body. The myth that skinny jeans can only be worn by thin people is just that, a myth. Worn by both men and women, skinny jeans generally refer to extremely tight-fitting pants with tapered legs. You know a true skinny jean with its snug leg fit and the hem ends in a small leg opening that can be anywhere from 9 inches to 20 … [Read more...]

What Inspires Me to Stay Healthy #BetterOffHealthy

This is a sponsored post in partnership with The Motherhood on behalf of Nature’s Bounty I recently shared my weight loss journey here on the blog. It's taken many years, but I've successfully taken off 185 pounds, 95 of it recently, and have managed to maintain for the past year. It wasn't an easy process by any means, but I had inspirations from many corners of my life. My biggest why.... my biggest inspiration was that I wanted to be able … [Read more...]

Out of the Box Ideas to Save for College #TakeSimpeSteps

Thank you to COUNTRY Financial for sponsoring this conversation. All opinions are my own. When you think about putting money aside for college, I'm sure the typical ideas come to mind. automatic savings deposits from your check college funds garage sales bake sales We've thought of a few out of the box ideas to help find a few money pennies for your college fund. Found Money Jar Ever open the drier and find a bill or two, or … [Read more...]

Simple Ways to Save Money for College Just By Shopping #NYR #TakeSimpleSteps

Simple Ways to Save Money for College Just By Shopping #TakeSimpleSteps Thank you to Country Financial for sponsoring this conversation. All opinions are my own. The holiday season has come and gone and as I sit here shopping for fitness gear to help my New Years Resolutions along, I realized something. Most of my shopping is done online. Why? It's easy to comparison shop, a lot of places were offering free shipping, and I didn't have to leave … [Read more...]

CVS App Makes Shopping Quick & Easy | Curbside Pickup

CVS App Makes Shopping Quick & Easy | Curbside Pickup I’m proud to be working with CVS Pharmacy to help spread the word about #BetterHealthMadeEasy and how to #FindYourHealthy. All opinions expressed are my own, and all product claims or program details shared should be verified at CVS.com or with the appropriate manufacturers.   When my two older children were small I always hated running errands. It never failed that they would … [Read more...]

Saving For College the Easy Way #TakeSimpleSteps

Thank you to Country Financial for sponsoring this conversation. All opinions are my own. These days the price of everything is on the rise from a gallon of gas to groceries and the cost of college for our kids is no exception. Like most parents, I want to give my children every opportunity possible, including college, but with it becoming harder and harder to save for everyday things, how do we begin to save for our children's college … [Read more...]

Skip the Stress with Holiday Shopping at Your Local CVS

Skip the Stress with Holiday Shopping at Your Local CVS I’m proud to be working with CVS Pharmacy to help spread the word about #BetterHealthMadeEasy and how to #FindYourHealthy. All opinions expressed are my own, and all product claims or program details shared should be verified at CVS.com or with the appropriate manufacturers. Holiday shopping can be a stressful chore if you let it. I've found, though, that by shopping smart I can skip … [Read more...]

Prep Your Kitchen for the Holidays | LG Appliances

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. With the holidays quickly approaching my thoughts turn to our family traditions surrounding food. We spend a lot of time in the kitchen during the holidays ... everything from baking to socializing. Lately I've had visions of shiny new appliances dancing in my head, so I'm heading off to Best Buy to … [Read more...]

Saving For College #TakeSimpleSteps

Thank you to Country Financial for sponsoring this conversation. All opinions are my own. I am one of those moms that has been around the block when it comes to sending kids off to college. Two of our four children have attended college now, both at different institutions, and we have about seven more years until our third heads that direction. We learned a few things the (very) hard way when it comes to paying for college, but it doesn't … [Read more...]

Managing Prescriptions Just Got Easy | CVS Pharmacy App

I’m proud to be working with CVS Pharmacy to help spread the word about #BetterHealthMadeEasy and how to #FindYourHealthy. All opinions expressed are my own, and all product claims or program details shared should be verified at CVS.com or with the appropriate manufacturers. The life of a mom is a series of swirling responsibilities and duties. Staying on top of prescriptions honestly sometimes just slips my mind. Having the CVS Pharmacy … [Read more...]