Insomnia | Your Wall Color Could Be To Blame

Insomnia: your wall paper could be to blame! This post brought to you by Travelodge Hotels If you have recently moved, think very carefully about the interior design scheme you opt for... especially if, like me, you value your sleep! The color of your walls can have a big effect on how many hours of sleep you get per night, according to a new study conducted by Travelodge Hotels. If purple, grey or brown are your favorite colors, you … [Read more...]

How to Throw an Un-Birthday Party

How to Throw an Un-Birthday Party This post brought to you by Dollar Tree One of the most fun parts about birthdays is going to the party. It symbolizes fun and happiness. When the kids are out of school for the summer, they usually have fewer parties to go to. They also need something fun to keep the boredom away. If there's no birthday in your family's future, throw an un-birthday party instead. It doesn't have to be extravagant and it should … [Read more...]

Tips For Your American Holiday

Tips For Your American Holiday There are many considerations in making the move to live abroad whether it be permanently or for a shorter term break.  Family, finance and those little home comforts that you know you are going to miss. Visiting friends who moved away is both a great excuse for a holiday and a welcome reunion for people you are missing. There are now many economic ways of travelling, particularly to America and you can find … [Read more...]

Sagging Boobs, Furniture Syndrome & Mommy Makeovers

Sagging Boobs, Furniture Syndrome & Mommy Makeovers I have always had a slight body image issue that I’ve learned to deal with over the years. I’m more than accepting of the aging process... you know, things like crows feet, laugh lines... stuff like that. My main issue is that I am more than aware of my body’s flaws and I do my best to work on them and cover them up with flattering clothing. The combination of gravity and the fact that … [Read more...]

Mobile Gaming Infographic | Enter to #WIN a 55" Insignia TV

  MHL is a technology standard developed by some of the top smartphone and consumer electronics manufacturers in the world – Nokia, Samsung, Silicon Image, Sony and Toshiba. Smartphones and tablets with MHL can connect instantly to larger high-definition MHL enabled TVs to display streaming video, pictures and games all with immersive surround sound. MHL means your content is larger than life. Top it off, one can simultaneously be … [Read more...]

Five tips to keep your car in good shape

Five tips to keep your car in good shape   Whether you see it as a glittering extension of yourself or simply as a means of getting from A to B, the car you drive plays an important role in your life.  So it’s only natural that you would want to look after it.  One of the most crucial parts of this is getting the right car insurance.   But how do you know which one is right for you? The cheapest isn’t necessarily … [Read more...]

#WIN a $300 Zoostores Shopping Spree! #ZoostoresPin2Win

I have been on a home makeover mission for most of 2012. Back in April I shared with you how I found an amazing loft bed for Emma at I’ve come to find that they carry so much more than fabulous beds. You can access an infinite variety of products by searching and comparing products from more than 200 stores... all under their one virtual roof! They feature five unique storefronts: fitness & sports, home, outdoor & … [Read more...]

Online Shopping Saves Me Money!

School is out, summer is here and the kids are growing like weeds. All of this combined means they need new clothes and shoes which means more shopping for the Momma. If you have followed me for any length of time, you know that I tend to be a bargain shopper... meaning I hate to pay full price for anything! I adore shopping from the comfort of my own home for many reasons... I don’t have to do my hair and makeup, I can wear my jammies and sip my … [Read more...]

Here’s to a World with Less Cancer and More Birthdays | Sponsored Video

Cancer has been a recent visitor to our family... a very unwelcome one. Fortunately, both of those individuals have fought and are winning the battle. I am a supporter of The American Cancer Society and loved this video... I had to share. Enjoy. This post is sponsored by the American Cancer Society. … [Read more...]

1940 Census Records Are Released

A few years back my husband took an interest in genealogy. It started with casual conversations with my grandma, his parents and my Dad. He decided that we needed to start documenting some of these stories and that he would love to know a bit more about who our relatives are/were... so he started digging. He found out that one of our local libraries had a genealogy section, so he spent many Saturdays there immersed in paperwork and films. The … [Read more...]