New Fiesta Tommee Tippee Bottles

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Disclosure: I received compensation for sharing this new product. All opinions are my own. Put on a sombrero and get out the fajita seasonings because Tommee Tippee has a darling new line of Closer to Nature Bottles. The Fiesta Closer to Nature bottles come with 6 - nine ounce bottles. They are available on Amazon. The Fiesta Closer to Nature bottles have all the same wonderful features as previous lines of Closer to Nature bottles. The Closer to Nature nipples are contoured to feel … [Read more...]

Country Boy Mine – Breckenridge, MO


Disclosure: Country Boy Mine provided free tickets in exchange for my review. All experiences and opinions are my own. Yours may differ. My family recently visited the mountains of Colorado, as we often do. The last couple of years we have been every year, but we usually visit every 3-4 years. We really love all visiting these cute ski towns, that actually have a lot of offer in the summer. Once of our favorite towns to visit during these Colorado vacations is Breckenridge. If you are … [Read more...]

Into the Woods Trailer, Opening Christmas Day


Into the Woods is a movie I have really been looking forward to since I heard it was announced. I'm a fan of the Broadway musical and so I'm very much looking forward to it being adapted for the big screen. “Into the Woods” is a modern twist on the beloved Brothers Grimm fairy tales, intertwining the plots of a few choice stories and exploring the consequences of the characters’ wishes and quests. This humorous and heartfelt musical follows the classic tales of Cinderella (Anna … [Read more...]

Get Snacking with Farm Rich Snacks + Giveaway


Disclosure: I received product samples and compensation for including Farm Rich in the Back to School Event. All opinions and experiences are my own. Yours may differ. If you are familiar with the frozen food isle at your local grocery store, you might have seen the Farm Rich frozen snacks. Perhaps you have ever tried a few of their offerings. Farm Rich has an amazing line of frozen snack foods, appetizers and new to the line up Smokehouse BBQ meals. Recently, at a family reunion … [Read more...]

Steps to Cleaning your Carpet


Disclosure: Rug Doctor sent me a product to facilitate my review. All experiences and opinions are my own. Yours may differ. When we bought our house it was a foreclosure. I really nice foreclosure. All we needed to do was have the carpets cleaned and move in. There were little holes in the walls from all the TVs they had in almost every room, but besides that this place was perfect! We have now lived here for almost 3 years and my carpet is beginning to wonder if it will ever be clean … [Read more...]

Turkey-Bacon Tortilla Roll-Ups

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It's time to prepare for Back to School and eMeals has you covered! One of the new favorites is their kid-friendly meal plan. Each meal plan comes with a ready-made shopping list to help you get through the grocery store in no time flat! Sign up for eMeals now and you can get 2 bonuses: 20% off with the code SCHOOL A FREE Back to School Survival Guide filled with fun back to school recipes including 3 Power Breakfast Recipes, 2 Lunch Box Recipes, 2 Weeknight Dinners, 2 After School … [Read more...]

A Smartwatch for my Kids


Disclosure: The VTech product, gift card, information, and additional gift pack have been provided by VTech. All experiences and opinions are my own. I love getting to try out new toys for my kids. I am of the opinion that electronics can be used to really help teach our kids information, teach them new skills and capture their interest in learning in new ways. I like the Kidizoom Smartwatch by VTECH for many reasons. Take a look at this list of features: Takes Pictures Has fun … [Read more...]

Cleaning with Steam


Disclosure: I received a free product sample for review purposes. All experiences and opinions are my own. Yours may differ.   I love cleaning with steam. Previously HomeRight has sent me a SteamMachine that I used to clean almost every surface of my house. It was awesome! I cleaned my oven, which was totally gross, but was so easy with the use of steam. I was able to get my brand new curtains wrinkle free. My shower doors became clearer and my faucets beautifully shiny.  Cleaning … [Read more...]

Back to School Giveaway Event

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Welcome to the 2014 Back to School Giveaway Event! This event is sponsored by  Just Ideas with Venus Kem  and Our World Travel with help from the participating bloggers!  This event is hosted by Dixieland Mom Product & Travel Reviews and co-hosted by Mom to Grandma, Mom 'N Daughter Savings, Java John Z, Imperfect Women & Swanky Point of View. I know some of you may be groaning about thinking about going Back to School, but with the possibility of winning all the school supplies you … [Read more...]

Five Ways to Use Tissue Paper to Entertain Your Kids


Do you have a kid (or two, or three) that is just as content to play with a box or empty paper towel roll as they are to play with a top of the line toy? A kid who can invent a million games and make believes inspired by a mound of dirt? (Were you that kid?) Although toy and game makers continually create inventive products to stimulate and captivate our children’s minds and imaginations, there’s something to be said for simple crafts and games you can create at home. Next time it’s … [Read more...]

Avocado and Chickpea Salad


The theme of The Hundred-Foot Journey is that "every bite takes you home". When I was growing up every Sunday we would have pot roast, mashed potatoes, corn, gravy and rolls. It was so yummy! When I grew up and moved away from home my Mom gave me the recipe but I have never been able to recreate it just like hers when I was growing up. I think it was Mom love sprinkled in that I just can't copy. Do you have recipes or food that "take you home"? Here is another great recipe inspired by The … [Read more...]

Budget Travel to Yellowstone

Budget Travel To Yellowstone

There is nothing more breathtaking to observe than the glories of Yellowstone National Park. Bordering Wyoming, Montana and Idaho, this park is one of the most sought after destinations for summer vacations each year. This year follow our tips for Budget Travel To Yellowstone to make your family dream come true. Not only can we help you plan for the park itself, but also for your trip there and back. BUDGET TRAVEL TO YELLOWSTONE   SCRIMP ON TRAVEL, SPLURGE ON THE PARK: Depending on … [Read more...]

Tips for Planning a Frugal Vacation


Vacations are essential for relaxation time, quality time with your friends and family, and just getting some time to unplug! However, with more people trying to be frugal and the prices of everything rising every day, it can be difficult to plan a frugal vacation and still enjoy yourself! These five tips will help ensure your frugal vacation is great, successful, and enjoyable for all! 1. Plan to visit somewhere relatively close. Although flying to Hawaii sounds awesome in theory, it’s … [Read more...]

4 Easy Steps to Cutting on the Silhouette

4 easy to steps to cutting out your project on a Silhouette cutting machine

So you've created a wonderful masterpiece in Silhouette Studio but some how you have to make that picture on your computer come out of your Silhouette machine. Here are the 4 easy step to get your project from digital to actual.   1. Set your cut settings 2. Print out your project 3. Load the machine 4. Send your project to the Silhouette   Cut Settings, make sure you have cut lines for everything that needs to be cut out. … [Read more...]

Choosing the Perfect Bedding for your Child + Giveaway


Disclosure: I received a free product sample for review purposes. All experiences and opinions are my own. Yours may differ. Picking bedding for children can be tricky if you start thinking too much about it. It's hard because you want to get something they like but you also want it to last. Fads, styles, trends and even taste changing quickly so the key is to get something classic. If your children share a room then you have an extra layer of tricky trying to get coordinating … [Read more...]