Product Reviews

The best pillows that actually won’t go flat – GIVEAWAY until January 10, 2018

December 12, 2017

If you are like me, you have spent the majority of your adult life trying to get your sleeping area just right. And if you are like me, you have failed time and time again. I have insomnia. It takes me forever to fall asleep because I just can't get comfortable enough to get my […]

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Rock Doctor Granite Cleaning Supplies Review

August 30, 2017

If you are anything like me, cleaning your countertops isn’t your top priority every day. But, what if I told you that you could keep your countertops looking brand-spankin’ new in only a few minutes each day with Rock Doctor? Rock Doctor Granite Cleaner really changed the way that I clean my kitchen countertops, because […]

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Visit New Orleans, Branson or Orlando for Under $500 for One Week

December 29, 2016

Looking for a vacation to escape the cold? Try out a timeshare resale rental in popular vacation destinations like New Orleans, Branson and Orlando. Timeshare resale rentals are available online for as little as $100 for one week! Great for those who’ve had their bank accounts drained from all that Christmas shopping. How is this […]

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Seize the Moment with FLONASE® Allergy Relief

August 11, 2016

FLONASE® compensated me in connection with statements made in this post.   Every fall I feel like scratching my eyes. My eyes water. My nose is runny and stuffy.    As the managing editor of a community newspaper, I don't have time to be down with allergies all fall. I am the editor, but also the […]

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Mellanni Bed Sheets Review

June 21, 2016
Mellanni Sheet Set

I have had the WORST time finding sheets that Ryan and I agree on. I want satin. He wants fleecy microfiber. So we settled on trying to find some super soft cotton sheets that breath when it's hot (like now) and fit our super thick mattress. Mellanni contacted me and asked if I wanted to […]

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The Balm Nute’tude Review

May 31, 2016
The Balm Nude

I really want to love this palette because it's such a cute idea and I love The Balm but I just don't. It's a good nude palette but I don't think it's unique. I probably have similar colors in several other palettes. It swatches patchy. The dark colors are difficult to blend and hard to […]

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Ipsy Glam Bag April – Unboxing and Reviews

April 18, 2016
Ipsy Glam Bag April

April's Ipsy Glam Bag theme was Dreamers. I love the bag this month. It's super cute. Products in the bag: Crown Brush duo fiber blush brush $6 REN SKincare Evercalm Global Protection Day Cream Sample Value $27 Moroccan Oil Treatment Sampe Value $6 Starlooks Cream Eye Shadow in Rose Gold estimated value $5 tarte Cosmetics […]

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L’Oreal True Match Lumi Cushion Foundation Review

February 15, 2016
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Proactiv Review

January 6, 2016

This post was made possible by Facing Acne.

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Maybelline Better Skin Foundation Review

November 9, 2015
Maybeline Better Skin Foundation

It's finally here! The Maybelline Better Skin Foundation review!  

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Monster nTune Headphones help kids stay connected – Plus GIVEAWAY

November 4, 2015

Being a kid isn't easy. From practicing spelling words and learning fractions to trying to make friends and interact with siblings, there is always something to stress them out. To help kids fuel up for school and engage them throughout the year, Monster has partnered with Kellogg’s to empower their personality and keep them excited […]

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Nailene Nails Review

October 5, 2015
Nailene Nails

I broke a couple nails and was having trouble growing them out. I decided to try press on nails to see how they were now. I still remember how disappointing Lee Press-on Nails were when I was much younger. Check out my review video.  

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Hormel Rev Wraps for busy families plus SWEEPSTAKES

August 4, 2015

My family and I recently discovered HORMEL® REV® Wraps at the grocery store. I am always on the hunt for easy snacks. I already have to make 3 meals a day. I don’t want complicated snacks! Plus, with all the activities we have and my on-the-go job as the editor of a newspaper, I want snacks that […]

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Monster SuperStar Bluetooth Speaker and GIVEAWAY

May 7, 2015
Monster Superstar Bluetooth Speaker

I love listening to music. All day. Every day. I listen to music all day at work. I listen to music at the gym. I listen to music in the shower. When it comes to headphones, I use the nTune headphones from Monster. I love them because they are almost impossible to break and have […]

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Simple ways to make your house a home

April 1, 2015

Getting the keys to a new property can be a great feeling. The only trouble is, it can take weeks, months or even longer before your house starts to feel like a home – and until it does, it might be impossible to really relax in the place. Luckily, help is at hand. By following […]

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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

March 17, 2015

Mother’s Day is May 10. Whether you are shopping for your mom, your wife, your grandmother, or any other woman in your life, chances are, it isn’t easy to find the perfect gift. Anjolee, The Art of Jewelry can help. Anjolee is one of the largest diamond jewelry manufacturer in the United States – All jewelry […]

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FRAM Air Filters Protect You from Allergens plus Sweepstakes

July 2, 2014

Being a mom means taking care of your children. It also means trying to find that line to walk between protecting them too much and not enough. I am a firm believer that kids need to make mistakes and learn from them while I am there to help them deal with it. I believe that […]

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Fashion Should Be For Everyone

June 17, 2014

**The links in this post are affiliate links and I will receive a small commission if you make a purchase after clicking on my link. ModCloth is celebrating a very exciting milestone this week — the one-year anniversary of officially launching plus-size clothing on their site! In just one year, they’ve expanded their product catalog […]

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Flower Beauty Review – Face Products

June 5, 2014

Here is the second installment of the Flower Beauty product reviews. This one is all about face products. And blush. I just wasn’t really sure where to throw that in so it ended up in this video. There will be one more installment in this series all about eyes so don’t forget to subscribe! Products […]

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L’oreal Miss Manga Mascara Review

June 3, 2014

L’Oreal’s Miss Manga mascara is one of those trendy new products everyone is talking about and no one can seem to keep on shelves. Is it worth the hype? $7.99 at

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Improve Your Workouts with Rockin’ Refuel

May 28, 2014

We all know that in order for our bodies to function well, we have to eat. Basically fuel our bodies. In order to push your body beyond just regular, everyday activities, you have to fuel your muscles. And your muscles want protein. Rockin’ Refuel is a protein milk drink that helps you reach the level […]

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Orajel Smilestones

May 25, 2014
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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Orajel Kids. Whether your child is teething, training, or starting to brush on his or her own, Orajel has you covered during every stage of oral development. I started using Orajel when my kids were teething as babies. I tried all sorts of home remedies. I […]

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Nerd Block Jr. Boys Review

May 21, 2014
star wars darth vader plush toy

Christopher does have a problem with the name of this box. He says nerd are people who wear glasses, carry calculators, and can’t run. And he is NOT a nerd. Products in the box: Star Wars Plush Darth Vader, $9.99 at Toys R Us I knew the values on the box had to be very […]

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Balmable Review

May 21, 2014

If you love all natural products, you will love Balmable! Shop Here.

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Clairol Age Defy Hair Color Follow Up

May 14, 2014

I ended up being disappointed in the product.

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Flower Beauty Review – Lips

May 9, 2014
Flower Shine on Lip Gloss

I have been using several of the Flower Beauty products for a while now. Here is the first in a series of reviews. Flower Beauty is available exclusive at Walmart. Products in this video: Shine On Lip Gloss in Iris I Could Fly, $6.98 at Walmart Lip Suede Velvet Lip Chubby in Berry-More, $7.98 at […]

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Stouffer’s Makes Dinner Easy! Sweepstakes and Coupons!

May 7, 2014
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If you have been reading my blog for long, you know that we are a crazy busy family. As a single mom, pretty much everything is up to me. At the end of a long day of work and after all of our after school activities, I still have to make dinner. And trust me […]

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Snugg iPad Case Review

May 6, 2014

It’s no secret that I’m a geek. I love anything that had buttons. Or touch screens. Forget diamonds. Give me gadgets. Of course you need to protect all those gadgets too. I carry my iPad mini with me everywhere. I use it for work. I use it for my Miche business. I use it to […]

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Tea Sparrow Subscription Review and Coupon

May 2, 2014
Tea Sparrow

Tea Sparrow is a monthly subscription service for loose tea. Each month you get 4 bags of loose teas that have been selected from around the world. Each box averages 35 cups of tea. The subscription costs $20 per month. You do have the option to pause and restart your subscription at any time. Tea […]

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Oscar Mayer goes BOLD

April 21, 2014
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Thank you to Oscar Mayer for sending an inspiration kit! Everyone in our house likes their sandwiches completely different. But there is one thing we can finally agree on. Oscar Mayer‘s Delifresh BOLD Maple Honey Ham. When we get home from karate on Saturdays, everyone is starving! Usually I have to pull out three different kinds […]

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With American Well, Doctors are Making House Calls Again

April 17, 2014

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of American Well. When you child gets sick, it is almost always in the middle of the night or on the weekend, right? When you need to go to the doctor, you just don’t make it in because you simply don’t have time. This is […]

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Gearing Up for Spring with HALLS

April 8, 2014

If you are like me, spring means one thing. Allergies. In general, I don’t like the outdoors. In spring, I REALLY don’t like the outdoors. But this year, I have a plan! To gear up for spring, I started training to eventually run a 10K. I don’t have a specific date to achieve the 10K, […]

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Disney’s The Pirate Fairy

April 4, 2014
pirate halloween

Being the mom of two boys means that when we play, we play monsters and swords and battles. We make horrible noises and have in-depth discussions about zombie invasions. There is very little room to be pretty. And if you have visited my blog before you probably gathered that I like to be pretty. I […]

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BOOK REVIEW: Fly Away by Kristin Hannah and a $100 Giveaway

April 1, 2014
Fly Away by Kristin Hannah

The novels of Kristin Hannah really strike a chord with so many women—with stories that are emotionally rich and deal with real life issues that so many of us face. She is a #1 New York Times bestseller, and her books, which include Firefly Lane and Home Front, will make you laugh, cry, and want to call the […]

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