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Freshen Your Look and Save at Target #FreshLookSavings + $50 Target GC Giveaway


I’m always so happy when Fall arrives because I get to bring out my boots and snuggly clothes. We southerners only have a few months where we can do that! The cool temperatures and dry air also signal the need to change hair and beauty products. It’s time to freshen your look, and Target is offering a special way for […]

Block Sensitive Tooth Pain with Crest Sensi-Stop Strips + Giveaway

Sink, countertop and mirror in domestic bathroom

If you suffer from tooth sensitivity like I do, you’re probably very cautious about cold drinks and foods. I have several areas where my gums are exposed, and if I happen to drink ice-cold water and it washes over those spots, I just die. I even have to keep my mouth shut outdoors in the winter because the frigid air kills […]

Game Day Gatherings Made Easy + Family Dollar $25 GC Giveaway

Family Dollar gift card giveaway

It’s Fall sports season! Whether your weekends are spent out and about at tailgating parties or at home in front of the TV, you’re probably looking for easy game day snack ideas. You’re in luck, because I shared some game day food recipes and ideas on the Family Dollar blog this month. One of the game day food […]

Book Club: This Is Where I Leave You + Giveaway

#TIWILY book club meeting

I finished it! I hardly ever finish a book within a month anymore, but I read Jonathan Tropper’s This Is Where I Leave You within two weeks, thanks to lots of flight time and long airport layovers. It’s a good thing too, because I really wanted to read it before the movie hits theaters on September […]

Zume Games Freestanding Badminton Set + Giveaway

Zume Games logo

Badminton is my favorite backyard game, but all these years I’ve been just freestyle-lobbing birdies back and forth without a net. Now I have a real freestanding badminton set from Zume Games and I’m so excited!  It literally takes minutes to set up a badminton court — no tools necessary, and the whole set is portable and self-storing. It […]

Nextbook 8 Android Tablet Review + Giveaway

Nextbook 8 Android tablet - 4 colors

It’s back-to-school time, and if you’ve been toying with the idea of introducing your student (or even yourself) to a tablet, the Nextbook 8 Android tablet makes a great budget-friendly tablet option. The quad-core processor ensures ample speed for surfing the web, playing games and streaming video. Made by E FUN, the Nextbook 8 Android tablet […]

5 Tips for Introducing Your College Student to Credit Cards + Giveaway

5 tips for introducing your college student to credit cards

When college students are away from home, they’re not only learning in class, but they’re learning how to manage things like money. It’s especially important that they learn how to manage their money responsibly, as those early habits will set the trend for their future. When I applied for my first credit card in college, I […]

Beano + Dairy Defense Challenge Results + Giveaway

Beano + Dairy Defense

Recently I talked about foods that cause digestive issues, and that I was challenged to try new Beano® + Dairy Defense to help alleviate the symptoms. Some people have difficulty digesting the complex carbohydrates found in veggies, beans and whole grains which means they may ferment causing gas, bloating and pressure. Similarly, some people  have difficulty digesting the […]