Liza

Jul 222014
 

This DIY movie lovers gift basket post is sponsored by Pop Secret. All thoughts and words are my own.

I haven’t met too many people – any people? – that have said “I don’t really like movies”. The type of movie they enjoy may vary greatly from person to person, but everyone seems to enjoy them. Which is why a movie lovers gift basket is one of my go-to gift giving ideas.

DIY Movie Lovers Gift Basket for Under $10

These gift baskets are easy to put together, and with a little planning ahead, are really inexpensive. For example, I recently picked up a big popcorn bowl at Walmart in their summer clearance for $1. A set of four matching smaller bowls was also just $1. And you could always hit up one of the dollar stores, too. Continue reading »

Jul 212014
 

This tips for surviving allergy season post is sponsored by Poise. All thoughts and words are my own.

I love summer, I really do.  Lots of places to go, things to see.  A number of excuses to be outside an enjoy the beautiful weather with friends and family.  Sun-kissed skin, flip-flops, and sundresses.

But I don’t love the way my allergies flare up during the summer.  The past few days I’ve been especially miserable; I’m nearly on a first-name basis with the staff at the drug store as I’ve gone through multiple boxes of tissues.

5 Tips for Surviving Allergy Season

There are a few things I’ve found that have helped me put my best face forward and get through the sneezing, itchy and puffy eyes, and general feeling of ickiness.  If you’re an allergy sufferer, too, then I hope you’ll find these tips for surviving allergy season helpful! Continue reading »

Jul 192014
 

Disney Planes Fire and Rescue flew into theaters yesterday.  We had been promising Bubbles for weeks that we would go to see it the day it opened.  There was a 2:30 p.m. non-3D matinee, and so we packed up some snacks and headed to the theater.

Disney Planes Fire and Rescue Review: Dusty, Blade Ranger, Dipper, and Windlifter

The very moment the movie started, Bubbles exclaimed “That’s the song from the first Planes movie!”.  She was right; the instrumental intro was music shared from Disney Planes.  I liked how they tied them together right from the start. Continue reading »

Jul 172014
 

Growing up my Mom always made some really yummy meatballs.  They were served up at most family potlucks or gatherings and often disappeared faster than anything else.  I know they were certainly one of my favorite things offered.

She called them German Meatballs, but I’m not sure where she got the name from.  To me, they’re much more like a Sweet and Sour meatball, so that’s what I’m sharing them with you all as.  The only thing you’ll really care about calling them, is delicious.

Sweet and Sour Meatballs Recipe

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Jul 152014
 

I am a compensated Superior Source Vitamins Ambassador. All thoughts and opinions are my own.

Most families try to pack in the activities during the beautiful weather of the summer months. Our family is no different! We have BBQs, road trips, day trips to the zoo and museums, plus just the regular backyard activities in which we engage.

With everything we have going on, we don’t have time to let getting sick slow us down. We do exercise and eat well – Bubbles loves identifying what is and is not a healthy snack – but I like to give us a little extra assurance. So I make sure we get anything we may be missing with vitamins.

Superior Source Vitamins

I’ve loved the convenience of Superior Source vitamins over the last few months. They’re MicroLingual, which means you just slip them under your tongue and they are quickly absorbed into the body, dissolving in just seconds. Here is a little about some of what we’ve been taking lately or will be taking soon: Continue reading »