hickory farms for the holidays

For more than 60 years Hickory Farms gifts have been a classic holiday tradition that brings family and friends together. I know in our house, there is almost always a Hickory Farms item or two as part of the celebration. Hickory Farm sis so well known for products that not only present beautifully, but also […]

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holiday shopping with kohl’s

I don’t know about your house, but my kids are already making extensive lists for Christmas! But the lists they make are not quite the list I send out. (Shhhh. Don’t tell!)  They often pick things that are, well… annoying. Or not the right age for them. (Like Colin’s request for a Logo Death Star […]

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pork makes a party easy *GIVEAWAY*

I am thrilled to be partnering with the National Pork Board this year in honor of National Pork Month. (Didn’t know pork has it’s own month? Today is also National Kick Butt Day, in case you were wondering.) To celebrate October as National Pork Month, Costco is offering discounts on top pork cuts from chops […]

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back-to-school with libby’s *giveaway*

Back-to-School means reading, ‘riting, recess and running around like a crazy person. I was looking at our schedule and realized that we have something almost every night. Dance classes, Girl Scouts, music lessons, soccer practice… not to mention how my husband and I both work and have busy schedules as well! One of the biggest […]

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southwestern breakfast burrito

We were perusing the Sargento website looking for a recipe we wanted to try using Sargento Ultra Thin Cheese. The kids immediately picked these Bacon, Egg & Swiss Wraps, saying “Yay! Breakfast burritos!”We like burritos of all kinds here in our house. We adapted the recipe to make it our own, swapping out cheddar for […]

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what to expect when you’re expecting *giveaway*

When I found out I was pregnant with my first baby, the first thing I did – that very same day – was run out and buy What to Expect When You’re Expecting. Isn’t that just what you’re supposed to do? I poured over it, marking off the milestones of pregnancy and it was even […]

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mirror mirror sneak peek *giveaway*

One of the most beloved stories of all time is coming to life in the motion picture event, Mirror Mirror.  A fresh and funny retelling of the Snow White legend, Mirror Mirror features breakout star Lily Collins (The Blind Side) as Snow White, a princess in exile, and Oscar®-winner Julia Roberts as the evil Queen […]

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Gevalia Kaffe *GIVEAWAY*

Its no secret that I love my coffee!! Pretty much any and all coffees are welcome in my house! So trying Gevalia Kaffe sounded fun! Gevalia Kaffe is from Sweden – it is an exquisitely rich smooth coffee experience that is never bitter. In Sweden, where the citizens drink more coffee than almost anywhere else […]

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trop50 – *GIVEAWAY

If you’re anything like me, January means making your annual resolution to eat healthier. Once again, I’m back on the wagon, trying to shape up and eat better.  I also gave up artificial sweeteners over the summer, so diet drinks are usually out for me. So, I was excited to try Trop50, orange juice with […]

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DUB Garage Toys *GIVEAWAY*

*giveaway is now closed* Toy State has teamed up with DUB Magazine  to roll out an exciting new line designed for the next generation of car enthusiasts. Like my son: He loved everything cars, so of course he loves remote control cars!!  We received a few DUB cars to try out and they are SUPER […]

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