Drive In Style with the Kia K900

One Smooth Ride with the Kia K900

Have you ever had a car that you felt privileged to drive because you knew it was more than you could afford, and it just felt too smooth to be yours? I had such an experience recently where I got to drive in style with the Kia K900. All I had to do was agree to write about my experience. Not a bad trade in this case. I was also very sorry to have to give it back when my week was up. I find myself daydreaming about another drive….

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Breakfast Fun with Jimmy Dean Pancakes & Sausage on a Stick

Find More Fun with Jimmy Dean Pancakes & Sausage on a Stick

All too often I have the kids just eat cereal for breakfast. It’s easy, it’s a no-brainer, and it’s pretty affordable. The kids do get tired of this option, so every so often I surprise them with a “treat”. Not only do we find Jimmy Dean Pancakes & Sausage on a Stick a fun option…

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Not Your Typical Oven Roasted Potatoes

(Not Your Typical) Oven Roasted Potatoes

This weekend I was asked to take a side dish to a large BBQ at church. I knew others would bring macaroni salad and potato salad recipes, but I wanted to do something a little different. We had some cooler days this past week so I decided to take advantage of that and use my…

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Healthy Trail Mix for Kids

Healthy Trail Mix for Kids and Independence from Hunger

Grocery Outlet is one of those stores that you just have to make a regular stop into, for the essentials, or simply just to browse what’s new. While many Grocery Outlet Bargain Markets carry some of the same brands and products on a regular basis, you can pretty much count on spotting something new each…

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10 Sneaky Handwriting Practice Tips

10 Sneaky Handwriting Practice Tips (Without Your Kids Even Knowing)

This summer I have been working with my kids on handwriting. I’d like to share 10 sneaky handwriting practice tips, all while having fun. Compensation was provided by BIC via MomTrends Media.  The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions of BIC or MomTrends Media. This summer I decided…

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Mexican Street Corn Salad

Grilling Essentials Checklist and Mexican Street Corn Salad

This post is promoted by Target. The weather has been absolutely perfect this week, which has been ideal since we have had a couple of large outdoor gatherings. We kicked off the week with a big swim party for the children from church, and we are ending the week with a huge BBQ! Luckily the…

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PERK Fresh Link Auto Air Freshener

Save Yourself with a PERK Fresh Link Auto Air Freshener

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of PERK. All opinions are 100% mine. Between old fast food finds under the car seat and little boys with stinky feet, traveling in the car is not always pleasant. Have you ever had a child that nearly made everyone pass out in the car,…

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Adventures by the Sea in Monterey

Cannery Row Attractions in Monterey

With comfortable accommodations already arranged in Monterey, it’s time to check out those Cannery Row attractions. Cannery Row is one street of historic waterfront in Monterey Bay. In addition to ocean front hotels, you can find boutique shopping, fine art galleries, wine tasting, outdoor recreational activities and many fabulous dining options, all within walking distance and just steps…

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Victorian Inn in Monterey, CA

Comfortable Sleeping in Monterey

I have said it before, and I will say it again, I love Monterey. The weather is always spectacular when I visit, and I never tire of the sound of the waves, and the sunset views. It wasn’t until this June that I finally stayed at the hotels in Monterey. I’ve always made it a…

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