The Favorite Gift of the Season and a Giveaway

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Genesis Bows for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Does anyone else ever need some fresh inspiration for the holiday gift giving season? We were really excited to find a gift that keeps our kids active and engaged while challenging them and being fun ... continue reading

A FREE Holiday Trip Anyone?

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Chase Ultimate Rewards for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Both my husband and I grew up a long way from Denver, where we live now. It is a huge priority to get back to see our families and friends as often as possible. ... continue reading

Making Thanksgiving Easier and Delicious

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Buca di Beppo® for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Now that Halloween is over, I am excited to focus on all the gratitude, family, gatherings, and delicious foods of Thanksgiving! It is a great time of year to reflect on our lives and ... continue reading

Easy and Fun Crafting Kits for Kids

My daughter has been asking and asking to learn to knit. Two issues; I do not know how to knit and I have some hand issues to prevent me from learning to knit with needles. However, I love supporting her creativity and hand craft projects so I was on a mission to make it happen! ... continue reading

One Stop Shopping for All of Your Christmas Decorating

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of At Home. All opinions are 100% mine. Halloween is over and since I do not have any great Thanksgiving carols to listen to I have thrown my Christmas playlist into my daily mix!  All this festivity prompted me to start decorating my holiday mantle. I ... continue reading

New Family Member? Pet Adoption Weekend Across the Country

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of PetSmart Charities for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. We love our girl, Scout! She came into our lives at the perfect time! Just as my husband and I were getting marriend and moving into our first home, so she really feels like a family ... continue reading

Top 5 Things Our Schools Need

I am VERY passionate about our schools, our teachers, and education. In my past life, I was an elementary school teacher and my heart will always be there. I am very fortunate to work from home now and have the opportunity to be involved in our school and school district. I see first hand the ... continue reading

Connecting with Loved Ones in a FUN and Easy Way!

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of HomeTeam for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. My husband and I both own our own businesses and that entails some long hours and travel. It is a priority for us to stay connected when so busy and away from home. We try to ... continue reading

My Favorite Healthy Snack Options

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Chobani for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. School is hard work! My kids come home from school ravenous. They are like little monsters who have been deprived food for 4 days. But all of that focus, sitting still, and hard work is draining. I ... continue reading

Top 5 Healthy Contact Lens Wearing Tips

I feel like my vision has always been something I have had to protect and take care of. My eyes are BAD. Like really bad. I have never met another person who has a stronger prescription than I do. I often have nightmares about going blind which motivate me to be ultra safe and careful to ... continue reading