Organic Gardening for Everyone

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Organic Choice for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. I love this time of year. In the cold dark days of February, I start dreaming of warm vine ripe tomatoes, tearing herbs off of my plants to throw into easy dinners, and colorful overflowing ... continue reading

vanilla nut mocha sauce and a $100 giveaway


MMMMM, I love my coffee. I pretty much can't start the day without it.  There is just nothing that wakes me up, soothes me, and puts a smile on my face like a steaming cup of coffee first thing in the morning. Now that we are all so busy with family responsibilities, Saturday morning coffee ... continue reading

Do You Cartwheel?


Does everyone love Target as much as I do? I mean, seriously I can find everything I need to live my life in there. The only downfall is that I always leave with at least 3 extra items that were not on my list when I walked in the door.  For example, this morning I ... continue reading

Entryway Revamp and Giveaway

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My old entryway was getting on my nerves. I am leaning towards a less cluttered look in every room in my home and this area wasn't cutting it. That shelf was always overflowing and the basket was bursting at the seems! I decided I needed to switch it up a little and I did it ... continue reading

Give Childhood Campaign


This post brought to you by Vitamin Angels Give Childhood. All opinions are 100% mine. I am so happy to be in Pennsylvania celebreating a lovely holiday vacation with family and friends. I look back fondly on my childhood and love coming back to experience some of the same things I did 30 years ago ... continue reading

New York City, Baby!

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I grew up in Allentown, PA, just a hop, skip, and a jump from New York City. When we go back home for visits we love to head up there to soak up the food, culture, and fun NYC has to offer.

Loving Happy Pups


This post brought to you by ALPO® Brand Dog Food   . All opinions are 100% mine. Scout is probably the most easy going and happy dog I have ever met. Now, I am sure I am a little biased since she is mine, but truly she is a gem and we wouldn't trade her for ... continue reading

Becoming a Better Teacher


I am an elementary school teacher at heart. I think once you are a teacher, it is always in you, a part of who you are. I taught for seven years before I had kids. I taught first and third grades and it was the perfect career for me. However, when I had my first ... continue reading

The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh-Giveaway


Who remembers these cuties from childhood? I adored Winnie the Pooh as a girl and enjoyed the sweet friendships and moral lessons delivered in a fun way. I had an awesome opportunity to preview The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh DVD in honor of the release of the Blu-ray combo pack on August 27, 2013! ... continue reading

Father’s Day Gift Ideas


Father's Day is Sunday, June 16. Do you know what you are getting for your favorite Fathers yet? I was very unlike myself and already have a couple of things for my husband. I snagged a Groupon for a zip line tour across Royal Gorge. (Don't worry, he doesn't read my blog:) Um, yeah, totally awesome ... continue reading