Home is Where the Coffee Is

Gold Peak Coffee

A good cup of coffee can jumpstart your day in the morning, or calm your mind during a busy afternoon and remind you of home. Gold Peak Coffee asked me to share how I enjoy coffee during my day as part of a sponsored campaign.

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Spicy Pulled Pork Made With Hot Sauce

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SauceOn #CollectiveBias

Spicy Pulled Pork #SauceOn #Shop

With the hot summer days here in Dallas, I’ve been trying to use my crock pot more. But the same old recipes can get boring, so I made this Spicy Pulled Pork using El Yucateco hot sauce to give it an extra kick. It’s so yummy.

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Straight Talk on Straight Teeth with Invisalign

Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post. However, all thoughts and opinions are my own.

Invisalign vs Braces

I’m totally going to be an old fogie and proclaim that kids have it so much better these days. They’ll never have to run over to the radio when the beginnings of their favorite song come on in hopes of catching all the notes on a blank tape. They won’t know the thrill of having your own phone line installed in your room. And they don’t ever have to wear braces, thanks to Invisalign.

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Girls’ Getaway in the 2014 Buick Regal

2014 Buick Regal

It’s always fun to get away with girlfriends, but it’s even better when you have a fun car to drive on your way there. I recently had the chance to check out the 2014 Buick Regal on a road trip with my friends Dawn and Courtney, and we had so much fun testing out the features of this luxury car.

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Low-Calorie Summer Sangria

I made this Low-Calorie Summer Sangria with Sweet’N Low  as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars. #SweetNLowStars

Low-Calorie Summer Sangria #SweetNLowStars

What’s better than a fruity glass of sangria on a hot summer day? Not having to worry about the damage to your waistline! That’s why this Low-Calorie Summer Sangria has been my go-to drink in the evenings. Plus, the addition of Sweet’N Low makes this a diabetic-friendly recipe.

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DIY Beach Bag with Capri Sun Fish Pocket

Disclosure: I crafted this DIY Beach Bag using Capri Sun pouches as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars. #CapriSunMomFactor

DIY Beach Bag Capri Sun #CapriSunMomFactor

Summer is here, and it seems that I have a little fish on my hands. We’ve been making the trek to the pool every day, and there is a LOT of stuff to haul around. So I got out my sewing machine and created this DIY Beach Bag.

My son loves Capri Sun pouches, so I decided to use some empty ones to decorate the beach bag. This was a fun craft, and he loves the big eyes on the fish! Plus, I used a laundry bag, so it can stand up to all the wet clothes and towels that we tend to throw around.

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DIY Rain Clouds and Summer Education with Netflix

DIY Rain Clouds

With school right around the corner, Netflix challenged us to get out of our summer funk and get our brains working. My kids are still pretty young, so I wanted to talk about something that is fun and relatable to them — these DIY Rain Clouds were perfect! It has been raining here a ton and my boys have been pretty interested in it. They are always asking questions.

I turned to Netflix to get us started. They have so many great resources. We watched The Magic School Bus and had so much fun learning about rain! My boys sat for an hour working on their “clouds.” I hope your kids enjoy this and it brings some entertainment and learning to your home!

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Onesie Cupcake Baby Shower Gift

I shopped for a baby supplies using Walmart Saving Catcher and created this Onesie Cupcake Baby Shower Gift as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars. #SavingsCatcher

Onesie Cupcake Baby Gift #SavingsCatcher

So many of my friends and family are having babies that I’ve been trying to stock up on baby supplies. It’s sometimes hard to shop around and find the lowest prices available for diapers, wipes, medicine, and all the other extras you need when starting out with a little one.

But I didn’t have to worry about that this time around. I shopped at Walmart for some diapers, wipes, diaper rash ointment, and some cute baby clothes as gifts for my cousin’s upcoming baby shower. Then, I used Walmart Savings Catcher to scan my receipt after my purchase to ensure that I didn’t miss any savings!

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DIY Sidewalk Chalk

This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and Wet-Nap but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #showusyourmess http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV

DIY Sidewalk Chalk #ShowUsYourMess #PMedia #ad

As the parent of any toddler knows, sidewalk chalk is a summer necessity. We go through boxes of the stuff like crazy, so I wanted to try my hand at making it myself. This DIY Sidewalk Chalk was perfect for a trip to the park to make some fun artwork.

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