6 Reasons Why I’m Thankful I Met My {Almost Ex} Husband

6 Reasons I'm Thankful I Met My Almost Ex Husband

My husband and I separated. I felt it was important to share this here because you won’t be seeing many more posts from him {he has a few coming} and I didn’t want you readers to wonder why. We have been together over 9 years and our 9 year wedding anniversary would be in February. […]

Life Is Too Short For Hate

Life Is Too Short For Hate

As many of you know, my mom died earlier this year. We were estranged and I talked about how I felt being left out of the obituary. Well, a certified letter was delivered a few days ago talking about mom’s will. Of course, I never expected her to leave me anything. I mean, she couldn’t […]

Teaching People Lessons: Is It Really Worth The Collateral Damage?


My mom died last week. We had not spoken in 7 years and were estranged. So, I won’t lie and say that we were close. This post isn’t really about her. What I want to discuss here today is how “getting one over on someone” and “teaching people lessons” hurts people. And those people are […]

Preserve Irreplaceable Family Photos With RealTimes #ad #RealTimes

Easily Organize and Share Pictures Instantly with RealTimes #ad #RealTimes

This is a Fashionista Event and a promotional item was provided to me. Hosts for this event are Still Blonde after all these Years and ModlyChic. If you are like me, you take a lot of photos. I just really want to remember every moment that I can. When I go on vacation, photos are […]

5 Ways To Support Ronald McDonald House Charities

5 Ways To Support Ronald McDonald House Charities

If you’ve ever had the opportunity to visit a Ronald McDonald House® then you probably already know about all the amazing ways it serves the community. For over 40 years, Ronald McDonald House Charities® (RMHC®) has helped families stay close to their critically-ill child as they undergo life-saving medical treatment, but that’s only the beginning. […]

How Do You Get ID When You Have No ID? My Story #helpmeproveit

How do you get ID when you have no ID?

I was looking around on Youtube last night and I found this video that horrified me. Alecia Pennington is unable to prove that she is a citizen of the US because her parents did not file for a birth certificate for her, they did not get her a Social Security card and they did not […]

Freedom To Be Spontaneous: Tips To Be Ready When #TheMoodStrikes #ad #cbias

Freedom To Be Spontaneous With KY Personal Lubricant #ad #cbias #TheMoodStrikes

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #TheMoodStrikes #CollectiveBias The holidays can be a hectic time. With all the shopping, decorating, baking and visiting with family and friends, quality time alone with the significant other can sometimes be put on the back burner. Sometimes when […]

10 Fun Kid Friendly Thanksgiving Activities, Crafts & Printables

10 Kid Friendly Thanksgiving Activities | Cheap Is The New Classy

Thanksgiving is just around the corner. While you are planning your festivities, why not set aside some time to do some crafts with the kids. There is nothing like gathering around the table with some snacks or hot cocoa and spending time with the family having fun. So, here are 10 kid friendly Thanksgiving themed activities […]

Keep Kids Safe With Custom Cell Phone Plans For Kids #sponsored #MC #VirginMobileMom

Keeping Kids Safe With Virgin Mobile Custom Cell Phone Plans For Kids #MC #sponsored #VirginMobileMom

I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of Influence-Central for Virgin Mobile. I received a sample device to facilitate my review and a thank you item for participating. I know that many of you reading this now have children. And you probably would like your children to be safe and you would like to be able to keep […]

Gift Idea: Transferring Memorable Videos To DVD #sponsored @YesVideo #MyMemoryLane

Perfect Gift Idea: Transferring Videos to DVD | Cheap Is The New Classy

Recently we were going through some old movies and found a video of my daughter’s 8th birthday party on VHS. I really had no idea I had this and the video wasn’t in the greatest condition anymore after years of being kept in a basement. It was really exciting to find though! Except for the […]