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}

Wholesome Nutrition in NEW #Quaker Soft Baked Bars @Quaker

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Quaker Oats for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. When you think of wholesome food, what comes to mind? Oatmeal has always been one of those things for me. I love oatmeal and frequently eat it for breakfast and so does the rest of my family. In fact, I am always looking for quicker alternatives to breakfast since my family is always on the go. We have swim team {Read More}

Cuddly Monkey Bags Review @cuddlymonkey

Cuddly Monkey The Goddess

Have you heard of Cuddle Monkey bags? Cuddly Monkey was born in the heart of Soho in the design studio of Stag&Hare, a team of brand strategists and designers with a passion for creating and exploring. The current selection of totes range from $68 to $94 retail value. The new collection of Cuddly Monkey tote bags are the definition of stylish but functional fun — perfect for any stylista on the go. On the outside, the durable 100% cotton canvas makes the bag useful for {Read More}

Food Storage Benefits


Food storage is something that is a cause for concern for me. Living in the South, our environment here is very humid. As a result, food must be properly stored or it just goes bad or becomes a hardened mess in the case of sugar. Things like flour or sugar MUST be in airtight, sealed canisters. If not, bugs can it or moisture and the product is just then ruined. I am almost always in search of great containers that {Read More}

3 Tips for Helping That Picky Eater – Join the BOOST Kid Essentials Facebook Chat 6/6 11am EST


It is no secret that I have a picky eater. I mean my youngest may just be the pickiest eater around. It is tough with her. All the time. Since we are always constantly challenged, my husband and I have come up with a few ways that really work for us so I thought that I would share with you: 3 Tips for Helping Picky Eaters 1. Dip It My child loves to dip things. One of her favorite things {Read More}

Creating Pinnable Pics – Getting Your Pictures on Pinterest #RevRet12

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Today I am at the Reviewers Retreat conference here at Great Wolf Lodge just outside of Charlotte, North Carolina. I am speaking with Piera Jolly and Felicia Carter about Creating Pinnable Pics for your blog. The following is a recap of our presentation complete with the slideshow we used. If you have any questions, please leave them in the comments and I will answer them. CREATING PINNABLE PICS Sunday, June 3rd at 4:00pm In this hands-on workshop, learn how to {Read More}

Sonos Play:3 System Review

Sonos Play 3

Do you like music? Is your music library digital? Do you use multiple sources for your music, such as iTunes, Spotify, Sirius, and Pandora? Would you like to listen to all of these sources without being teathered to your computer…throughout your entire house?  If you answered yes, the Sonos Play:3 just might be the solution for you. The Sonos Play:3 All-in-One Wireless Music Player with 3 Integrated Speakers is a system that syncs to all of your music sources and {Read More}

Hotel Felix in Chicago

Hotel Felix Chicago

The Hotel Felix is one of the most beautiful four- star luxury, boutique hotels in all of Chicago. Located on the corner of Clark St. and Huron St. in downtown Chicago, the Hotel Felix is near some of Chicago’s top attractions. Nearby you’ll find the Art Institute of Chicago galleries and museums, Adler Planetarium and Astronomy Museum, the Lincoln Zoo and the John Hancock Observatory. Sports fans should visit Soldier Field, home of the legendary Chicago Bears and Wrigley Field, {Read More}

Disney All Star Music Resort

Disney's All-Star Music Resort Outside

There is perhaps no better way to experience Disney World than to go all in and stay at one of the elaborately decorated Disney resorts. The Disney All Star Music Resort is designed around various music genres, including jazz and rock and roll. This family friendly hotel caters to the young as well as the young at heart, making it the perfect place to call home while guests are in town to visit the amusement parks. FAMILY SUITES Among the {Read More}

Lipton Tea & Honey Review – What’s in Your Beach Bag? #LiptonTeaandHoney

I am a tea drinker. I have been drinking tea for as long as I can remember. I remember being a young kid and making sun tea with my mother. We would put Lipton tea into a large container and let it sit out on our back porch for hours. Then we would fill glasses all the way to the top with ice, add a little sugar, some fresh lemons and fill our glasses with our fresh sun tea. We {Read More}