Recipe: Bacon Chicken Bake

Does the title sound confusing? Cause that's all I could think of to name this recipe. Unfortunately, I'm not very creative after I make something that turns out to be delicious but have to come up with a name for it. The other day, I was a little tired of the same ole things for dinner so I looked in my freezer and pantry and threw together some things that I knew I loved and hoped it would end up delicious. Not only did I enjoy it, but both Hayden and Noah did as well. Noah has been a super … [Continue reading...]

How to keep your car running for you

This is a partial acticle. Looking for my full guest post? Check out my post at Zeigler Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Grandville. Sometimes you get a car and are so excited about this new thing that you aren't thinking about the future. If you are like me, you are thinking this car would love to spend some time with you. Or, you just want to make sure you keep your car looking (and acting) its best until you are ready to trade it in. Either way, here are some ways to extend the life of your … [Continue reading...]

Keeping your technology safe with The Case Doctor

the case doctor

I was sent a case from The Case Doctor to conduct a review. No other compensation was recieved. All opinions are my own.

I have an iPad mini. Its one of my favorite things to have since I can do a lot on it without having to carry around my laptop all the time. However, Noah and Hayden like to play on it whenever we have some downtime which scared me a little. I mean, they drop it once and the screen could shatter into a bunch of tiny pieces. So I’ve been looking for a childproof case that will help in this situation and was happy to have found the Case Doctor.

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Want a Kitchenaid Mixer as much as I do?


This is a sponsored giveaway hosted by Culinary Depot. All opinions are my own.

I don’t know about you, but at this moment, there are only a couple things that I wouldn’t do for a kitchenaid mixer. What about you? Would you enter a giveaway? Well I have one here for you now! Enter on the rafflecopter form below to enter to win a Alfa KP600 Kitchenaid 6 qt Professional Mixer with Stainless Steel Bowl ($559 value).

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Enhancing our Thanksgiving by having a #HoneyBakedHoliday


This is a sponsored post brought to you by HoneyBaked Ham #HoneyBakedHoliday. All opinions below are my own.

Its about that time to start thinking about the preparations for thanksgiving. My family is hosting this year and I want to make it super special which means including one of my favorite stores in the preparation: HoneyBaked Ham. I love to cook but sometimes I get overwelmed during the holidays, making so much food and always forgetting about something until the last minute. However, I took my boys with me to the Sawmill HoneyBaked Ham store so we could buy what we needed.


HoneyBaked Ham carries so many of the things that we love to serve with great staff to make sure you get what you need. First, we checked out the sides to pick which ones we knew we’d love the best. The heat and share sides help complete the meal without all the mess. We chose herb stuffing and mac and cheese. Then, dessert! I love dutch apple pie so that’s what we chose. I’m seriously thinking about getting some ice cream to top that pie. Yum! They also offer great seasonal pies such as pecan and pumpkin.


Have you ever tried HoneyBaked Ham’s turkey along with the ham? Delicious!

A lot of people (including me) have no idea how much food would be perfect for how many people. I’m horrible at guessing how much food we need for our family during the holidays. The great thing is that the people who work for HoneyBaked Ham know exactly how to help. The lady explained to me how much ham we should buy based on how many people were coming and whether or not we’d want leftovers.HoneyBaked ham offers both a bone-in half ham (7-11lbs) and a bone-in quarter ham (4-5.99 lbs) to ensure you have enough for whatever crowd you may be serving. I also got a full turkey to make sure we had leftovers.. plus their turkey is pretty delicious.The turkey is available is both oven-roasted or gently smoked and is 100% breats meat and gluten free!


My absolute favorite thing about Thanksgiving dinner is everyone eating together. Why not enjoy it with a little HoneyBaked Ham. What would be your favorite part of Thanksgiving dinner? (Check out morning information below and a giveaway! The giveaway is sponsored and run by HoneyBaked Ham)

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DIY: Make a treat bag for your pup this Thanksgiving #TreatThePups

This is a post sponsored by Lunchbox. All opinions below are my own.

Thankgiving is a time we are thankful for all and come together to celebrate. However, we can’t forget about the other members of our family: our pets. Specifically, the puppies in our lives. We are thankful for our newest member Koko, whom we adopted from my mom this past summer. She’s been a joy in our lives since we first met her so of course she’s a part of our family. Aside from giving her human food, we love to give her treats occationally that are good for her and that she loves.

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What do you need to get a car loan?

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Even though I’d love to walk into a dealership with a check to pay for a car purchase (like many other smaller purchases we make everyday), not everyone has the ability to do so. For all the rest of us, this means we must get a loan. A car loan consists of the bank paying for the totally amount of the car and you making payments (sometimes including interest) to the bank until the loan is paid in full. But what goes into getting a car loan? Here are some things you may want to remember or do before searching for that car you want.

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Big Hero 6 in theaters today! (11/7)

Big Hero 6

My family was given passes to see a screening of the movie before it was released. No other compensation was receieved. All opinions are my own.

My boys and I headed to the movie theater this past week to check out Disney’s newest movie: Big Hero 6. As always, other than seeing previews, I didn’t know anything else about the movie.. and that’s the way I like it. Hayden and Noah were so excited to see the movie and want to give you their thoughts about the movie as well. But before I share our review, here is a quick synopsis of the movie.

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Tickety Toc: Christmas Present Time

Tickety Toc: Christmas Present Time

My family and I were sent a copy of the newest Tickety Toc DVD to review. No other compensation was given. All opinions are my own.

Christmas will be here before you know it… I mean we have less than 2 months before we celebrate! Now would be the perfect time to start purchasing christmas movies for you and your children to watch. Luckily for you, Tickety Toc just released their newest DVD: Tickety Toc: Christmas Present Time.

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