May 042016

Mother’s Day is just around the corner and my husband and Bubbles have both been asking what I would like to do to celebrate.  There’s usually some combination of food, an activity, and a little down time for me.

Easy Sausage Eggs Benedict recipe - perfect for Mother's Day brunch!  It's made even easier with precooked sausage patties and Hollandaise sauce made in the blender.

Thank you to Johnsonsville for partnering with me to share this Sausage Eggs Benedict recipe.

This year I requested that we do brunch, because I love brunch.  Plus brunch doesn’t require getting up quite as early and I’m all about sleeping in on Mother’s Day if at all possible. Continue reading »

May 032016

If you’ve followed my blog for any length of time, then you may have noticed that for me, shopping and getting a good deal go hand in hand.  Scouting out sales, getting a great online promo code, or finding a printable coupon to match with an in-store sale – I love all that stuff.

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Know what else I like?  Rewards for things I’m already doing.  Loyalty programs with my favorite merchants, credit cards that give you cash back, a free coffee after you’ve purchased ten.  Any of those little gestures from companies get a thumb’s up in my book. Continue reading »

Apr 182016

Quite a few months ago, we noticed a small bridge being built a bit off the side of the road not that far from our house.  It was the subject of much speculation between my husband and I until we found out that the bridge was part of the entrance to Broad Run Park.

The playground at Broad Run Park. Broad Run Park is the newest addition to The Parklands of Floyds Fork, a huge park system in Louisville, KY

Broad Run Park is the newest addition to The Parklands of Floyds Fork, a huge park system that started in 2011 and is scheduled to be finished this summer.  The master plan for The Parklands includes 100 miles of new hiking and biking trails, 19 miles of canoe trail, playgrounds, walking paths, and bark parks, plus areas for picnics, fishing holes, and more. Continue reading »

Apr 172016

Thank you to Groupon Coupons for partnering with me on this post.

I have been buying “Groupons” since basically the site launched.  I’ve always found it to be a really great way to check out new local restaurants and businesses.

Saving on spring holidays & events with Groupon Coupons

What I didn’t realize until just recently, though, is that there is actually a whole section of Groupon Coupons, too.  There are tons of coupons and special offers that you’ll find to save money on everything from last minute tax-prep at H&R Block to clothes to food. Continue reading »