Disney Princess Half Marathon, Here I Come!

It has been seven months since I signed up for the Disney Princess half marathon. Back then, it seemed like the race was far, far in the future. Now, it is just a few days away. A lot has changed since I signed up. Back then, I planned to train with a walk/run interval program with a goal to run more miles in one race than I ever had before. Unfortunately, after multiple stress Continue Reading

Ice, Snow, Earthquake – What’s Next, Locusts? Frogs?

When mama ain't happy, ain't nobody happy. That's what my mom always said. Turns out, Mother Nature ain't happy right now - at least that's how it feels here in metro-Atlanta. On Tuesday, snow and ice started coming down in the metro-Atlanta area. It lasted for 2 1/2 days. The icy roads made going out impossible, so we all holed up at home for a few days. On Friday, despite temperatures Continue Reading

The Ice is Melting on Valentine’s Day


We survived Winter Storm Pax! Actually, I feel kind of silly writing that - why do we need to name every single weather event? We were snowed/iced in for two days. Thankfully, we did not lose power - however, many Atlantans did. I also know that many others up the east coast are dealing with the storm now. To all of my readers dealing with horrible winter weather - please stay safe and Continue Reading

What Does a Groundhog Say? This Doesn’t Look Like Spring!


Our local groundhog, General Beauregard Lee, predicted an early spring when he waddled out of his Southern "mansion" a few weeks ago. Today, however, I am sitting in the house watching what is being described as a "catastrophic" and "historic" ice storm take shape outside my window. Ice storms are the scary part of living in the South. Widespread power outages are pretty much a given as the Continue Reading

OshKosh B’Gosh 2014 Spring Fashions + 20% Off Coupon


 I participated in an Influencer Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for OshKosh B’gosh. I received a gift card to facilitate my shopping trip and to thank me for participating. Spring is coming, at least that’s what Georgia’s groundhog, General Beauregard Lee, predicted earlier this month on Groundhog Day. I know that I am looking forward to warmer weather. My Family Loves OshKosh As Continue Reading

HGTV Home Jessie Chair Giveaway


I don't know about you, but when winter weather has me cooped up for weeks on end, I find myself desperately wanting to redecorate. Sitting inside staring at my "old" walls and furniture just makes me long for change. Too bad my budget doesn't allow me to redecorate every winter. The good news is that if you are looking to update your home's style, we've got a great giveaway for you. Oy Vey a Continue Reading

Van’s Natural Foods Review + Giveaway (Ends 02/19/14)


Are you making changes to your diet this year? Maybe you are focusing on eating healthier, or maybe you (or a loved one) has developed an allergy or intolerance to a certain food? I know that I set out this year with lofty goals of completely changing my diet – actually, to change the eating habits of my whole family. No sugar, less fat, only fruits and veggies for snacking, etc. Now, here we Continue Reading