Reduce your stress with these 5 foods

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The holidays and here and that means stress levels are on the rise.  Families are visiting, dinners to be made, presents to wrap.  I mean, sure a glass of wine will help to calm your nerves, but there is only so much wine in that bottle.  If you exchange out some of your normal snacks […]

My summer is now Sparkling….and Delicious! #DasaniSparkling

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Disclosure: This article was sponsored by the Coca-Cola Company.  All opinions expressed are 100% my own.     I will admit, that I’m not the biggest water fan.  I’d rather have flavor.  When Dasani announced that they were coming out with a brand new drink, called DASANI Sparkling, I was excited to try it  out! […]

Why didn’t I help the homeless woman?


I stopped at a thrift store today to take a look around.  I always try to stop by when I’m in town.  Today was different.  The store was packed.  Much more than a normal, middle of the day, during the week, day.  It was senior discount day, so the aisles were filled with a LOT […]

BBQ Pulled Pork Gorditas


Disclosure: This article was sponsored and written in a collaboration with DataRank and KC Masterpiece.  All opinions expressed are 100% my own.   My family loves pulled pork, in all forms.  Most recently I had the idea that I needed to incorporate another family favorite, gorditas.  This is a super easy recipe and great for […]

10 Tips for Better Pictures With Your Smartphone

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When I got my first mobile phone back in 1998, I thought I was special because I could play Snake on it!  Phones have come a long way since then.  Each new phone that is released has a faster processor, more memory and features which make it that much more convenient.  I remember when phones […]