Guest Post – 10 Reasons Why Adopting Pets Is Good For All

As I wrote about yesterday, we have four feline rescues, so when Mary from felineliving.net asked if she could share the infographic below and a few thoughts on kids and pet adoption, we agreed. Mary says: If your kids have been asking for a new pet, here are a few things to consider… Where to […]

Pet Stuff: How We Ended Up With Four Cats, Plus Some!

Pet lovers, check today’s story out and follow along the next few days as we do a pet theme week with a Petsmart gift card giveaway drawing this weekend.  First my story. People are amazed when I tell them that we have four cats and that our adult son and his girlfriend have two cats.  […]

Quick Tips: Helpful Household Hacks

  Ready for some helpful household quick tips?  Doesn’t it feel good when money is saved by using one item for several useful purposes around the house?  I love discovering those kinds of helpful household hacks.  Today in my 3TV morning show segment on the Your Life Arizona show, I shared stuff that works all […]

Man Gifts Winner!

As I mentioned a few days ago when I posted this cool giveaway drawing featuring man gifts, I am back to blogging.  After taking some time off to travel and help my son move to LA for the summer, I kicked off my return with this fun giveaway drawing for the guys!  Thank you to […]

Back to Blogging with Man Gifts Giveaway Today!

Need a guy gift for an upcoming birthday or special occasion?  Keep reading!  After taking some time off to travel and help my son move to LA for the summer (that exciting blog post coming soon), I am back to blogging!  Let’s kick off my return today with a fun giveaway drawing for the guys!  […]

Dad’s Day Gift Ideas

Father’s Day is coming right up on June 16th!  Here are some great gift picks for Dad’s Day that I showed on the Your Life Arizona morning show.   Take a look… Gentleman Start Your Ovens/Grill Gift Ideas The ideas below, for the dad who loves to cook, can be given separately or put a […]

Grad Gifts Winner!

Thanks to all who entered our drawing for a chance to win graduation gifts! Tis’ the season! The two awesome prize gifts are… This fun advice jar for the grad, which is great for a gift or for guests to fill out at the party!  And the other gift is… This handsome leather notepad with […]

Quick Turnaround Grad Gifts Giveaway!

For many of our readers, graduations are happening this week and grad parties galore are occurring over the next few weeks.  So, if you need a graduate gift, check out today’s giveaway drawing!  Two unique and cool prizes that are… The Advice Jar!  This is a great gift as friends and family can fill out, […]

Teacher Gifts Giveaway Winner!!

Thanks to all who entered this week’s giveaway to honor teachers!  This week’s prizes are:   And… Love this stationary kit that gives your favorite teacher three gifts in one!  So who is this week’s winner….drum roll please… Christine Martinez from Superior, Arizona!!! Winner drawn through random.org. Congrats to Christine and thank you so much […]

Thanks To Teachers Quick Turnaround Giveaway Drawing!

The end of another school year?  Already?!  Here in Arizona we end a little bit earlier than in many other states, although we start back in early August and that is a drag…but I digress…today let’s thank our hardworking, tireless and amazing teachers with a giveaway drawing for teacher gifts!  We will have two winners, […]

Graduate & Teacher Appreciation Gift Ideas

Tis’ the season for grad gift giving and gratitude gifts for the beloved and hardworking teachers.  I found some fun and unique presents as I did my own shopping that I shared in my KTVK Your Life Arizona morning show segment today.  Take a look… My Favorite New Gift Tip! My new hobby is putting […]

Two Mom Mantras That Sum Up Momhood & Will Grab Your Heart This Mom’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day weekend to you hard-working Mamas.  Read on to see my two favorite mom sentiments that I found a few years ago. I store them on my desktop for reflection at times when I need that extra reminder that I am not alone with this all-encompassing, exhausting, exhilarating journey called motherhood.  How in […]

Party Pleasing Simple Sixty Second Rosy Red Sangria Recipe!

Need an easy and pretty crowd-pleasing party drink?  Thirsty for a fun, festive and simple Sangria recipe that can be made in mere seconds?  Keep reading!  Thanks to Sam’s Club, this party favorite drink is the speedy solution.  It is also scrumptious and tasty, too!  Almost too good to be true, but it works.  I […]

Freebie Friday Winner!

Happy Friday!  We’ve got our Freebie Friday winner to announce!  Winner drawn through random.org.  The prizes are awesome today!  The first prize is the Kneipp All Around Bath Oil Set that includes TEN 6.7 fluid oz bath oils!  With soak scents like lavender, lemon balm, mandarin orange and many others…plus…my favorite is included that has helped […]

Great Go Green Ideas In Honor of Earth Day Week!

Happy Earth Day week!  I try to be green all year round as my parents taught me.  Recycle, caring for our environment and being less wasteful are some of the examples they set.  So I usually do an Earth Day segment on my morning show each year.  This year, due to my eye emergency, I […]