Spring Vacation: Money-Saving Ideas for Winter Weary Parents

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When you have a family, there is always plenty of planning ahead to do. By the time we see in the New Year, winter weary parents and kids will be dreaming of getting away for their much-needed spring break vacation. Before the snow even gets a chance to settle, here are some great ideas that won’t break the bank, so you can all get away in the spring and recharge those batteries ready for another term of school for the kids and getting back to work for you. Park City Skiing is quite simply a great way for a family to spend some time … [Read more...]

GoPro Cameras are the Perfect Gift Idea #GoProatBestBuy

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The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free.  #GoProatBestBuy I am not the best with electronics. I need one of those 'blank for Dummies' books for almost anything electronic. I get made fun of a lot at home because if Netflix doesn't connect automatically I'm calling my husband to come and fix it. Which is why I love going to Best Buy when I'm ready to buy something where I'll have a lot of questions and need clear answers that don't bog me down with a … [Read more...]

Chamilia Traveling Bracelet


  Charm bracelets are practically part of the culture I was raised in. Here in the south, especially when I was younger, it seemed like all my friends at school had them. The charms and bracelets of my younger days very basic and plain- pewter ballet shoes, a silver-looking poodle, what might have been the car from the Monolopy board game. Not much choice there, but we loved and used what we had. And for kids, those charms were fine! In recent years the charm world has really opened up with bracelets, beads and findings intended for … [Read more...]

The Honor of a Private Tour of Walt Disney’s Los Feliz Estate #DisneyInHomeEvent

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My travel and accommodations were provided for this trip but all opinions are my own and I will proudly shout them from the rooftops! #DisneyInHomeEvent #SleepingBeauty #Maleficent Being from Alabama, born and raised, I never expected to be able to go to the West Coast. Until this past weekend I had never seen the Pacific Ocean and the farthest west I have ever went is to Austin, TX on an epic road trip. I especially never expected to go where few have ever gone. By that I mean that I was able to get a private tour of Walt Disney's Los Feliz … [Read more...]

The Best European Destinations For Bargain Holidays

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When it comes to holiday destinations, Europe has something for everybody. From culture, art and beautiful cities, to beach, sand and sun; the choice is varied, as are prices. In this moment of lingering crisis and not-so-good weather, discount packages are worth considering. Bargain holidays are perfect options for individuals who want a relaxing vacation that is one for the books without burning a hole in their pocket. Santorini, Greece Mediterranean Magic is known for its enchanting combination of sun, sea and sense of history that … [Read more...]

I am going to LA for the #VeryBadDayEvent and #DisneyinHomeEvent


My travel and accommodations are being provided for this trip but all opinions are my own and I will proudly shout them from the rooftops! You will not believe what I get to do the 24th through the 28th.  You wont.  Try me.  Ok, you probably will since I have been shouting it all over my social networks! I am going to LA! Operation Clampetts go to Hollywood is in full effect.  When I got the email I started crying.  Well first I got this cold sick feeling in my stomach because I had accidentally deleted it and then I saw it was from someone … [Read more...]

Preparing for Traveling

Insurance and Traveling Preparing for any much-needed holiday can be a challenging task. I love to travel and so do my children. They want to get in the car and just go where ever. My friend call it adventures of stroller mom. I have only been on a few long trips with them though. They think its easy to get up and go but there are a lot of factors to consider for traveling. Two of the most important factors to consider are auto insurance and car safety. In essence, these ideas are just as important as planning your budget or deciding upon where to … [Read more...]

Rocking the Color and Glow Event with FlashingBlinkyLights.com


I recently told all of you about our Color and Glow Event that was happening in Atlanta, Georgia on July 12th.  My team was so excited to be able to run.  Glow paint and light up sticks, whats not to love? We wanted to be the glowiest though.  I just made that up so no judging.  I talked to FlashingBlinkyLights.com about what the best night run products are and they delivered in a HUGE way! They totally know how to get the night run vibe happening and they sponsored an awesome giveaway before my run!  I had an absolute blast! My team were the … [Read more...]

Staying Healthy While Traveling

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The opinions in this article are my own. I do not work for, or with, any brand mentioned in this article, nor do I have any official relationship with them. I have a relationship with GigaSavvy, for whom I create original editorial content. There is a popular misconception floating around that once you begin your vacation or travels it becomes impossible to stay healthy and eat well. It turns out that the opposite is true and if you can eat healthy and stay fit at home you will have no problem following the same lifestyle when you’re traveling. … [Read more...]

Family Friendly Fun in Las Vegas


Family friendly fun in Las Vegas When we think about Las Vegas, usually we conjure up images of adult-only activity, from drinking in bars to gambling away our hard-earned cash or running away to get married. Contrary to popular belief however, the City of Sin does actually boast a huge variety of family friendly activities, many of which do not have to be harmful to your back pocket. If you are anything like me, you save up all year for a great vacation and you want to be able to fit as many fun events in as you can! Whether it’s a cultural … [Read more...]