Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles pizza cake

Before taking a trip last weekend I had a cake order for a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles cake to make for a sweet little girl that we had the pleasure of meeting in my youngest sons kindergarten class. She was also on the basketball team and track team with my son. I wanted her to… [Continue Reading]

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Pinterest Pin worthy? Vinegar and Dawn DIY tub cleaner

I saw a pin on Pinterest where she used hot white vinegar and Dawn to clean the tub. She let it set an hour or two and then wiped it down. Clean tub with no scrubbing? Yes please! So I got around to trying this out a couple weeks ago. So is this pin really… [Continue Reading]

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Want a workout but can’t afford the gym? Try no cost BeFit workouts

I have a few workout DVDs that I use. I have Biggest Loser, Jillian Michaels, Walk Away the Lbs., Lindsay Brin DVDs but still I like to keep things mixed up and not doing the same workouts week after week. Towards the end of my Shaklee 180 journey I came across BeFit. Lionsgate BeFit is… [Continue Reading]

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How to Make Marshmallow Fondant

When I first began decorating cakes I was strictly a buttercream icing user. I never used fondant, ever. Finally I figured why not give it a try. I first bought some of the premade fondant for accent pieces on a cake. It worked for what I wanted but man oh man does that stuff not… [Continue Reading]

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Mama’s in a hurry- 27 quick, healthy dinners ready in a dash

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Check out Mama's in a hurry: Dinners in a Dash by Shanaka at Foodie.com Back during the holidays I took a job out of the house that was only to be seasonal. I had been a stay at home mom for 9 years and hadn’t worked in public since before I was married and before…  Continue Reading

Kicking butts- I’ve been cigarette free for 1 year #HealthYourself

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My mom was a smoker. Many of my friends in high school were smokers. I eventually became a smoker too. I smoked cigarettes for years. I stopped when I had my sons then secretly started up again. When my step dad was sick with his brain cancer I found myself coping with cigarettes heavily. You’d…  Continue Reading

Add a little techonology under the Christmas tree with Best Buy #HintingSeason

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As much as I try to make sure my boys have a non battery operated, no wifi required bit of fun I know that it’s all most 2015 and gadgets are becoming more and more popular in the every day ways of life for all of us. We have iPads in kindergarten so that has…  Continue Reading

SmileBrilliant! pro teeth whitening kit giveaway

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I didn’t like my teeth much when I was a little girl. I didn’t take the best of care of them when I was much younger and then came those few years of high school that I had to wear braces. They weren’t the whitest of whites but they were all straightened out. Once the…  Continue Reading

Capture life moments with cameras from @BestBuy #CamerasatBestBuy #HintingSeason

Best Buy Nikon camera

I bought my first “big girl” dslr camera spring of last year at Best Buy. I bought the Nikon for myself and a Canon for my Mom as a gift. I got the Nikon 3000 and Ma got the Canon Rebel T3. If you have a camera on your wish list this year or know…  Continue Reading