A Romantic Day for Two in the Vineyard: Sponsored Post


  So, one of my favorite people on Earth is engaged to marry her long-time love!! Kate is like my little sister and has been a big part of my life since I started babysitting for her nearly 15 years ago!! Now, she is all grown up and getting married and I couldn’t be happier […]


Plum Organics World Baby – Taste of Italy: Sponsored Post

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Right now I have many, many things on my crazy, preggo brain!  I am trying to get out of the spin cycle at work and get ahead of the curve on my desk, so that I can actually have this baby somewhere other than my office.  I am thinking about how nice it is that […]


Baby on the Brain – A Sponsored Post for Target Pharmacy

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So, now that we are in the three-month mark of meeting our precious Baby Baker, there is no doubt that baby is on the brain!! It feels like an eternity since I was preparing for a newborn, which I guess in parent years, 5 years kind of is a long time. If you are a […]


Ashton & Grayson and My Target Wedding Picks: Sponsored Post


While my life currently circles around being mommy to Hunter and trying to re-train my brain to think about life again as a new mommy 5 1/2 years later, there are quite a few cute young folks at my office whose life is revolving around their upcoming nuptials.  When I browse through Target.com, I’m looking […]


Thanksgiving Giveaway – Sucre’ Signature Macaron Collection


So, I realize this might be macaron blasphemy, but it wasn’t until very recently that I actually ate my first macaron.  I’m not quite sure what I thought I would expect, but after sampling the Signature Macaron Collection from the super popular Sucre’ bakery in New Orleans did it hit me in the face what […]


Thanksgiving Giveaway – Uncommon Goods Musical Wine Glasses

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What’s better than a big giant “Major Scale” wine glass?!  A big giant “Major Scale” wine glass that is musical! Who knew that your wine glasses could not only serve as the lovely vessel from which you drink, but could also provide musical entertainment, too!  These Major Scale Musical Wine Glasses from Uncommon Goods work double […]


Clean & Classic, Yellow & Gray Bridal Shower: Sponsored Post

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For years, I have had a huge love for entertaining.  While throwing super extravagant parties with no budget and endless options sounds great in theory, the reality is that it’s not an option for me.  I would like to think that I have somewhat mastered the art of making a little seem like a lot. […]


It’s Giveaway TIME!!!!!!

Today is Whats Cooking with Ruthie’s 2nd Birthday! Nutrimill Bosch and some of your favorite bloggers have come together to make it an extra BIG party! We are celebrating in true blogger style with a huge giveaway- check out these awesome prizes… Grand Prize: Bosch Universal Plus Mixer with Cookie Paddles, Blender, and Slicer Shredder […]


COOKBOOK GIVEAWAY!!!!! “Breakfast for Dinner”


  It’s time for a giveaway and you won’t want to miss your chance to win this beautiful cookbook.  Lindsay Landis & Taylor Hackbarth the dynamic duo of Love & Olive Oil have puts lots of you guessed it…….”love and olive oil” into the making of this gorgeous book.  Not only are the recipes delicious, creative and […]


GIVEAWAY!!!!!! – Thirsty Thursday Wine Smoothie and Cookbook GIVEAWAY from They Draw & Cook!!!


I love smoothies and I love wine, but wine + smoothie = I’m not sure……until I saw this super cool illustrated recipe from They Draw & Cook led by brother/sister team Nate Padavick & Salli Swindell.  I love red wine and can pretty much drink it at any temperature, but at 95 degrees outside in […]