Kia Optima Hybrid Review #kia

Kia Optima Hybrid

The 2012 Kia Optima Hybrid is the only hybrid vehicle available from Kia. It has front-wheel drive and a 2.4-liter, 4-cylinder gasoline engine along with an electric motor and six-speed automatic transmission. The gasoline engine and the electric motor together produce 206 horsepower. According to the automotive information website Edmunds.com, the Optima Hybrid can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in 8.4 seconds. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that the Optima Hybrid gets 35 miles per gallon (MPG) {Read More}

How Skype Makes My Life Easier

Skype Moms and Technology

If you saw my last post, then you know that I am part of the Skype Ambassador Program. I shared a lot of details about how much I use Skype. I really love how much easier using Skype and indeed a lot of technology makes me life. On a daily basis, I use Skype for business. As a professional blogger and social media consultant, my Skype is always open. WHY? It is much faster to ask a quick question via {Read More}

Treat Dad to Breakfast This Father’s Day – Peanut Butter Gift Pack G!veaway with $50 VISA Gift Card

Peanut Butter for Breakfast

What’s the best way to make Dad feel loved on Father’s Day? Breakfast in bed, of course! A special celebration during the most important meal of the day is a great way to tell the most important guy in the world thank you. To help in the celebration, the National Peanut Board has cooked up some fun and easy ways for the whole family to make Father’s Day morning a special occasion this year. Don’t break the bank. When choosing {Read More}

Save Where You Want, When You Want with the RetailMeNot New Mobile App #mobilecoupons

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I am an avid online shopper. I love the convenience of shopping online and I also love being able to save money. I do this by using coupon codes. When I first started shopping online, I would Google coupon codes and the first site that always came up was always RetailMeNot. I kept seeing it so much that eventually I just  headed to RetailMeNot every time I started shopping online to see what they had. Since my life is hectic {Read More}

COOL WHIP – What do you dollop? PLUS Berry Graham Recipe #coolwhipmoms

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If you have been checking out any of my last COOL WHIP whipped topping posts, then you know my family loves their desserts and you also know that they like them with COOL WHIP. My kids would eat COOL WHIP right out of the container if we let them. CHECK OUT MY OTHER COOL WHIP RECIPES: Frozen Hot Chocolate Strawberry Sparkle Pops Lemon Verbena Poundcake Today, I am sharing with you one of our favorite dessert recipes. I love this {Read More}

Some of My Favorite Dad Bloggers @DoveMenCare #MenCare #DadsTalking

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Father’s Day is coming up this Sunday. And to honor my husband, we are going to what he likes to do best. Grill out. Some steaks, some bratwursts and maybe even some ribs. It will be a meat fiesta. One of the things that I love about my hsuband is how great of a father he is. Our children just adore him and he clearly loves our children. Dove wanted to send my husband a little Father’s Day gift so {Read More}

Smartphones, Kids and Mobile Security #DigitalJoneses #TrendMicro

Young Girls Operating Cell Phones with a Young Boy (10-14) Standing Behind Them

If you read this blog, then you know that I am nothing without my cellphone. During the past several months I have shared about how connected I am and how much I rely on my cellphone to get my through the day. I am constantly connected. I make calls, send & receive emails, surf the web, pay bills, shop and more. I do it all. Until recently, I never fully realized how much we actually store on our phones. All {Read More}

Summertime Prescription Sunglasses Savings from Zenni Optical

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Zenni Optical for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. As a wearer of prescription glasses, it is very frustrating not to be able to just walk into a store and grab a new pair whenever I need them. In fact, I just lost my last pair of glasses and I desperately need a new pair. However, in order to get a new pair, I need to get an eye {Read More}

6 Tips for Protecting Your Data from Trend Micro #DigitalJoneses #TrendMicro

Are You Protecting Your Data? Protecting your device should be a priority given the amount of information you store in it. Here’s how: 1. Use built-in security features. That way, only you can access the data stored in it. This adds another layer of protection should you lose your smartphone. 2. Create strong passwords. Choose complex passwords. Investing in a password manager is also a good idea. 3.  Access only trusted Wi-Fi networks. Do not automatically connect to open Wi-Fi {Read More}

Getting Extra Mileage from Your Cellphone {INFOGRAPHIC} #DigitalJoneses #TrendMicro

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I am definitely part of the smartphone generation. I am addicted to my smartphone. So much so that I feel lost without it. My entire life is on my smartphone and it makes my life so much easier. Trend Micro shared this fascinating infographic about smartphones and how to really get them to work for you. Check it out! Keep up with all of the Digital Joneses families here. Disclosure: The Digital Joneses Study will include gadgets for myself and my family. Although {Read More}