About Stacie Haight Connerty

Stacie Haight Connerty, a social media consultant, is the Editor's Pick for Most Influential Southern Blogger from Circle of Mom's one of Cision Media's Top 10 Most Influential Mommy Bloggers and one of the HERoic: 10 Mommy Bloggers Who Rule Social Media.

Stacie is the About.com Travel Expert for Vacation Rentals and Shares and a contributor to iBlog Magazine. Stacie founded Social Media Chicks, a collaborative social media consulting company and Georgia Social Media Moms, a group of 350+ social media/blogging experts in her home state.

An Atlanta resident and lifelong writer, Stacie is the mother of three children (11 & under), leader of two Girl Scout troops, an active PTA member and married to the love of her life. She is always planning the next epic travel adventure for her family.



This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of ZYRTEC®. As someone who has suffered from allergies for the better part of 25 years, I know a little about allergy face. I am talking about those times when I have watery eyes, puffy skin and a red nose. I hate allergy face but unfortunately I seem to have it at least once a week year round here in Georgia. UGH. Thankfully there are things that can help. I {Read More}

Southern Breeze Sweet Tea {GIVEAWAY} #SouthernBreezeSweetTea AD

Southern Breeze Sweet Tea Logo

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Southern Breeze Sweet Tea. Have you tried Southern Breeze Sweet Tea? I am a sweet tea drinker. Living here in the south, we are kind of raised on sweet tea so it is pretty much everywhere. I have fond memories of sitting on my grandmother’s back porch drinking sweet tea with her every summer while I was growing up. There was always a pitcher in her refrigerator and that’s {Read More}

DIY Wooden Crate Lemonade Stand

DIY Wooden Crate Lemonade Stand

Hot summer days and bored kids leave you looking for things to do and ways to cool down. Ice cold lemonade from your very own lemonade stand can help you with both of these. Give the kids a little extra pocket money with a lesson in entrepreneurship.   This lemonade stand was pretty inexpensive to put together, and only took about half an hour to build once I had gathered all my supplies. The counter can be covered in a pretty {Read More}

Enter the Borden and Judy Moody Way-Cool Sweepstakes to Win Books & More

Borden Logo

My kids are avid readers and they all love the Judy Moody books. We have purchased many of the books and the ones we don’t have we get from the library. We have an extensive library and we always welcome more books. We also go through a lot of milk and cereal which pairs perfectly with the summer campaign that Borden milk is doing this summer with Megan McDonald’s Judy Moody series. The summer reading campaign featuring the nine-year-old and {Read More}

DIY Quick & Easy Chair Upcycle {Step-by-Step Tutorial}

DIY Quick & Easy Chair Upcycle

I love crafting with used things that people throw out. Chairs like that can usually be had for less than $10 at yard sales. It takes a small amount of money to completely make it your own. Check out how we transformed this chair into something we proudly display in our house.   DIY QUICK & EASY CHAIR UPCYCLE SUPPLIES NEEDED: Old chair Paint of your choice (spray or roll on will do) Medium Grade sandpaper Screwdriver Staple gun, staples {Read More}

Puracyn® “Favorite Summer Firsts” #PuracynFirst

Did you know that almost half (39%) of all outdoor, recreational related injuries happen during “summer-type” activities, such as surfing, mountain climbing, scuba diving and horseback riding? The picture above was our first trip to the beach this summer. We had such a great time that we are trying to figure out a way to go back or at least visit another beach. What the picture doesn’t show is that right after my son started digging for shells and actually {Read More}

Dressing My Fashionista for Back to School with @KidzBloom

KidzBloom Back-to-School Outfit

My girl’s are lovers of fashion. They shop at many stores every year to complete their looks and they are only 7 and 9. I cannot imagine their teenage years. This year we are working with KidzBloom to style the perfect outfit and I think that we managed to do it. After shopping the KidzBloom website, I picked out several items that can take your child from summer to fall (and maybe even a lighter winter) with a few, simple {Read More}

Effortless Summer Style – My Go To Summer Outfit #fashion

Effortless Summer Style Polyvore Creation Breakdown

We all probably have some clothing that we like best, right? I know that I do. In fact, my sister calls it my uniform. I tend to gravitate towards particular clothes during each season. I will add some trendier pieces in if I can but I haven’t been doing a very good job of finding my own style. This summer I decided that would not happen any more. I wanted a go to outfit that was perfect for shopping, going {Read More}

Dyson DC59 MH Motorhead Bagless Cordless Vacuum from @BestBuy #DysonatBestBuy


For years, Dyson has led in terms of technology when it comes to vacuums (and more). Dyson has revolutionized the way that we clean our homes. It is great when you actually love the products that you need to use to clean your house, isn’t it? Do you know how much thought goes into each product that Dyson makes? James Dyson said, “Existing cordless machines simply do not deliver on carpets. By putting a motor directly in the brush bar, {Read More}

5 Ways To Stay Confident #PoisewithSAM

Three girlfriends in white T-shorts jump having waved hands

I wrote about my experience with Poise Microliner as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars. A confident woman is one who wants the most out of life and is always pushing herself to be better. Having confidence means believing in yourself, radiating strength and having passion. 5 WAYS TO STAY CONFIDENT 1. Daily affirmations. Every single day I tell myself that I can do it. Whatever I am working on that day, I make it a point to tell {Read More}