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6 Benefits of Road Tripping in the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid

I drove the 2017 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid during spring break and was pleasantly surprised at how it added value to our Arizona to California road trip. I found the RAV4 fun to drive, comfortable, and technologically advanced. If you are looking for a solid vehicle for your road-tripping family, check out these six benefits of […]

5 Tips for Healthy Hair and Skin (Plus Sweepstakes Info)

This post was sponsored by Nature Made as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. When I was younger, my hair was always amazing, even when I did not try. Now that I am over 40, I find my hair is not quite what […]

Doctor Strange (2016) Blu-Ray Extras

When Doctor Strange hit theaters in 2016, I said it was a fantastic journey with a compelling story-line, jaw-dropping effects, and a hero you can (eventually) root for. Doctor Strange is now available on Blu-Ray and the journey is even better. The Blu-Ray includes many special features including deleted scenes, the gag reel, and an exclusive look […]

Entenmann’s Little Bites: Back to School and Beyond

The summer seems to end more quickly each year. While the heat endures, our summer breaks disappear and we are back to making lunches and dealing with homework. Little Bites® are a snack favorite in our home because they come in portable pouches that are great for breakfast, snacks, and lunchboxes. Each pouch has less than 200 calories, is a good […]

Monster Jam 2017

I remember going to watch monster trucks battle it out when I was a kid. It was some real rip-roaring excitement and was always fun. Today I enjoy taking my family out to Monster Jam events, too. Monster Jam is coming to the Phoenix area where I live, but also has many shows planned around […]

Healthy Paws Pet Insurance (Plus Leash Giveaway)

“A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.” – Josh Billings Dogs have been a blessing to me and some of my fondest memories involve the dogs who have been in my life. Max, Sable, Buster, Maya, and many other pups made me laugh and showed me love. […]

Family Dinners, Italian Style

Compensation was provided by Bertolli Frozen Meals. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions of Bertolli Frozen Meals. Italian food is one of my favorite things to eat. Eating Italian food has always seemed like a special occasion to me. I think it is just inherent […]

Front Seat Safety Matters

When I was a kid, my sisters and I had some pretty heated disputes over who would sit in the front seat. I recall one day when I yelled shotgun and dove in through the open car window into the front seat. In my mind, I deserved to sit in the front seat because I […]

Office-Friendly Gift Basket for Him

This post has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. This post was sponsored by Starbucks as part of an Influencer Activation. I received compensation and complimentary products to facilitate my review. #StarbucksCaffeLatte #MyStarbucksatHome #CollectiveBias I love to give my friends and family members gift baskets. I find […]

Pie Face Showdown

This post was sponsored by Hasbro as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. Sibling rivalry can be such a difficult minefield to navigate. I honestly believed that because my children were four years apart, they would never fight because of the age difference. […]

Longhorn Steakhouse Grilling Tips and Menu Must Haves

Longhorn Steakhouse has been around since 1981 and if you have never eaten at LongHorn, you are truly missing out. This is one of those rare places where you can always count on a good meal and a perfect steak. I recently visited LongHorn and had a fun Q&A with manager and former LongHorn grillmaster, Mike […]

Marinated Veggie Kabobs and Ribeyes #BestSummerBBQ

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and The Coca-Cola Company. All opinions are mine alone. #BestSummerBBQ #CollectiveBias Even though it is crazy hot here in Arizona during the summer, it is still grilling season. Cooking outside is fun and the results are so very tasty. One grilling truth is that it is […]