What To Do When You’re Allergic To Your Furbaby


This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of ZYRTEC®. My whole life I have had allergies. When I was in the third grade, I got the birthday present that I had been begging for ... a cat. A neighbor lady's cat had a litter of kittens born in a tree stump by her home. I picked out the runt of the litter and was so excited to bring her home. Unfortunately when the cat came home with me, my allergies got out of control. I got allergy testing and sure enough, cats and dogs were … [Read more...]

Haven Conference 2014 Recap

Ladies of Haven

Happy Monday everyone! Hope you had a good weekend! As promised, I have my Haven recap for you! As most of you know, I went to Atlanta a little over a week ago to attend my second Haven bloggers conference. While there, you take all sorts of classes to help improve your blog -- classes such as SEO (Search Engine Optimization), how to make money blogging, photography classes, Interior Design, how to build your brand, etc. You also can take DIY classes, such as learning how to tile, building … [Read more...]

Take a Break From Summer- #Refuel2Go with SNICKERS®

Snickers Bar and Ice Cream

I am a member of the Collective Bias® Social Fabric® Community. This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its advertiser. I should install one of those revolving doors. You know the ones that go around and around?  During the summer, all I hear is the door slamming open or shut all day long. My daughter and her friends are busy people ... or so I'm told. If you looked at the state of my daughter's room, you would not think that is the … [Read more...]

Cooling Off a Hot Summer With Fruttare

Fruttare Fruit Bars

“This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Fruttare, but all my opinions are my own. #itsallgood #pmedia http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV” Summer at my house means two things: a house full of teenagers, and those girls eating anything not nailed down. With the temperatures here being in the hundreds, the kids have been wanting to go up the street to the "slushy hut" every five minutes. That gets expensive in a hurry ... and they are pouring … [Read more...]

Purina One 28 Day Challenge

Gracie and Purina One

This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Purina One, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #ONEDifference http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV When you have dogs, your life can be full of surprises. A wet, stuffed raccoon laid on your chest in the middle of the night, your Maltese barking incessantly at a blue jay at 5:00 in the morning, or finding your shoe filled with triangular-shaped dog food ... because that is the only shape one of … [Read more...]

Google+ Party

Are you looking to grow your circles on google+? Do you want better SEO and increased website exposure? This is the place to be!  Welcome to the mommy is coocoo circles hop. Interested in personalized google+ training?  Get info here. Update:  We've created a Facebook group for creative bloggers who google+.  Message me here with your email address if you would like to be in to the group. … [Read more...]

Plastic Soda Bottle Puggy Bank


I've got a big treat for you today!!! My uber talented friend from Stow and Tell U is visiting today. Amy never fails to amaze me with her creative projects. She blogs about everything from craft projects to travel. Make sure you head over to her site and give her some love. Speaking of love, I am so in love with her Puggy Banks. They would make sure a fun summer craft for the kiddos! Hi All. I'm Amy and I blog over at Stow and Tell U. I'm so glad to be here, today, while Shanna is off in … [Read more...]

Vintage Chic Wedding Shower

Vintage Chic Wedding Shower Pics

  This post is part of a campaign with Shutterfly and LooksiSquare.  All opinions are entirely my own. It's almost June, and you know what that means? Wedding season! I've hosted several wedding showers in the past, and all of the party supplies at the chain stores just don't seem to cut it. When I host a shower, I like it to be more personalized to the couple, and Shutterfly is just the answer! When I decorate, I love mixing new pieces with unique, vintage items, and that is … [Read more...]

#ad Winning Over My Rescue Dog One Treat at a Time

Charlie and his Nudges

I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its advertiser. #NudgesMoments  #CollectiveBias As you all know, I am kind of obsessed with my pets. They are not just pets to us they are members of the family. Which means pet safety is very important to us. … [Read more...]

Simple Stenciled Pillow

Tulip Stenciled Pillow

One thing I always seem to be lacking in my house is throw pillows. Wall art and accessories I have out the yin yang, but I always hold off on throw pillows because I can never find what I'm looking for. So when I heard about Tulip For Your Home, and that I would be able to actually make my own stenciled pillows, I was totally on board! Tulip For Your Home is a new product line that carries some super cute stencils and great colors of fabric paint. … [Read more...]