Month: June 2014

3 Natural Ways to Beat the Heat — Never Let Them See You Sweat with Natural Personal Care Products

3 Natural Ways to Beat the Heat — Never Let Them See You Sweat with Natural Personal Care Products

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias Inc. and its advertiser Tom’s Of Maine who provide Natural Personal Care Products like Tom’s deodorant. All opinions are mine alone. #FreshNaturally #CollectiveBias It is officially summer now “ya’ll”!!! And here in Texas that mean that although […]

#Ad Empower, Enlighten, and Enrich Your Children’s Lives by Squashing the Entitlement Monster with Community Involvement

#Ad Empower, Enlighten, and Enrich Your Children’s Lives by Squashing the Entitlement Monster with Community Involvement

I am a member of the Collective Bias® Social Fabric® Community. This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its advertiser who supports companies that give back with community involvement and food donation #SummerofGiving  #CollectiveBias My kids […]

Sharing a Coffee-mate Moment with my All-American Hero

Sharing a Coffee-mate Moment with my All-American Hero

I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and its advertiser Nestle Coffee-Mate #CollectiveBias #CMSalutingHeroes

It’s no secret by now that the military has played a HUGE role in my life and the life of my family. From having a plethora of family members who served in the military, to being an active duty spouse for over 7 years, to now living the life of a Veteran wife whose hubby is a full time college student using the GI Bill, the military still touches our lives on a daily basis.

Why yes that IS President George W. Bush standing right behind hubby (no photoshopping–promise!)! it was a common occurrence during his tour in the Coast Guard Honor Guard

I try to be extra thankful and appreciative of our military, their spouses, and their families. After getting a taste of what they go through my heart just goes out to them. Sometimes, however, it’s easy to forget to show your appreciation to those who are closest and mean the most to you–in this case I realized it had been too long since I had thanked Bob for all he sacrificed and did in service to our country, and reminded him that he is my Hero!

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Top 5 Tips for a Happy Marriage

Top 5 Tips for a Happy Marriage

Top 5 Tips for a Happy Marriage 9 years ago today I walked down the aisle to Pacbell’s Cannon and began the adventure that is my life as a Wyoming Girl turned Coastie Wife! It’s been a lot of crazy and a lot of fun, […]

All I Wanted Was a Car – Insurance came along for the ride!

All I Wanted Was a Car – Insurance came along for the ride!

I am a member of the Collective Bias Social Fabric® Community.  Collective Bias has provided me with compensation for my time and effort to evaluate this Car Insurance Rates website.  Participation in this Auto Insurance Comparison program is voluntary. As always, all opinions are 100% my own. […]

Summer ideas for sports crazed kids

Summer ideas for sports crazed kids

This is the last week of school for us here! I know that you all will be wanting to keep your kids active and healthy, just like me this summer! So I’m bringing you this article one of my readers named Dave sent me in hopes that it might get the wheels in your brain turning for what activities you might let your kids participate in this summer vacation–enjoy! ~ Nicole

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