Yearly Archives: 2011

Razors, RockBand3 and a Giveaway

Razors, RockBand3 and a Giveaway

After months of being trapped indoors, the winter blues start to get us. It’s frustrating and tiring. We count down to the warmer months where we can shed some layers of clothes and get outside and enjoy the fresh air. With summer com ...

What is With these GAS Prices?

When I fill up at the pump, the frugal side of me cringes at the idea of paying upwards of $50 to fill up my van. However, the business side of me realizes that it’s all about economics. Collective Bias invited me to be a Cheap Gas Bl ...

I Have Something in my Eye!

When I was in high school, I finally was allowed to upgrade my bottle-thick glasses to contact lenses.  What a huge difference it was!  As time has gone by, I’ve changed the types of lenses I’ve used from the basic (traditional) ...
Disney IS Truly Magical

Disney IS Truly Magical

Right before we moved back to Iowa from Los Angeles, we decided to plan a visit to Disneyland. It was the kids’ first trip there but they were too young to remember anything about it. For me, it was about creating and documenting the ...
Puppy Play Date on Twitter (Minus the puppies)

Puppy Play Date on Twitter (Minus the puppies)

Love your dog? Love hanging out with like-minded people? Enjoying hearing tips from other dog-fans? Love a chance to win prizes? Then keep reading! On Monday, March 28, 2011, we’ll be hosting a Twitter party to celebrate our four-legg ...
Hazelnut Cocoa Goodness

Hazelnut Cocoa Goodness

When we lived in California, I remember shopping one day at Cost Plus Imports and seeing my DH’s eyes just light up. He spotted Nutella Hazelnut spread and quickly reminisced with me about how they used to eat it all the time while li ...
I Hardly Ever Ask for Votes… but…

I Hardly Ever Ask for Votes… but…

I work with a variety of companies and groups. I’ve forged relationships with some more than others and am delighted when they know me as more than just the average blogger. A few weeks ago, I was thrilled to have Mom Central intervie ...
Did YOU Win One of our Latest Giveaways?

Did YOU Win One of our Latest Giveaways?

It’s time to announce some winners of recent giveaways. Congrats to all the following winners! Pocoyo DVD set: GabbyLowe The Graduate DVD: Well… there were two winners and seeing as there were only two entrants, this one didn ...
Picking a New Years Resolution (Coupon)

Picking a New Years Resolution (Coupon)

Picking a New Years Resolution is always hard for me until this year, hands down it`s to be more conscious of my spending and ways to save. My husband is great at numbers and I balance it out with loving to write, but I crave to be thrifty. ...
You Spin Me Right Round Baby Right Round

You Spin Me Right Round Baby Right Round

I’ve been asked many times why I’m a SAHM (Stay-At-Home-Man), and the honest answer is for my children. When I was their age, my father was stationed overseas for many months at a time and he missed many magical years during mine and my bro ...