Ice Age: Collision Course Movie Review

Ice Age Collison Course

My family was recently invited to an advance screening of the newest Ice Age: Collison Course and we loved it! All of our favorite characters are back including Scrat the squirrel and his love for the elusive acorn, Manny, Ellie and Peaches, Sid and Diego. This time Scrat is the one who’s responsible for the confusion that threatens the planet and the herd has to make correct his mistake. There are a few new characters as well for us to love and there’s even a wedding in the works! My 8 year … [Read more...]

Why Non-Bloggers Should Attend a Blog Conference – #BlogHer16

Why Non-Bloggers Should Attend a Blog Conference

I feel like all non-bloggers should attend at least one blog conference ever. I’d love for you to attend more than one but with at least one, you’ll get an understanding why I love them so much! I’ve been relatively quiet when it comes to my blog conference travel because we’ve had a busy year personally off the blog but I’m going to the biggest one of the year, #BlogHer16 in a few weeks! I’m so excited because while it is professional development for bloggers, I come back with even more from … [Read more...]

Mid Summer Girls Night Out Strawberry Mojito – #UltimateRecipeChallenge

Mid-Summer Girls Night Out Strawberry Mojito

Summer for my family is almost over because my children are going back to school in a few short weeks. We've traveled a good deal, we've been to the amusement parks, celebrated a few birthdays and after spending every day with my little people, I need a break! Enter Mid-Summer Girls Night Out Strawberry Mojito! I had a few friends over an impromptu get together last week and this was the result. (Sorry because it was impromptu, I don't have the pictures to prove it.) This wasn't the planned … [Read more...]

Say Something #24/7/365

Say Something

This may not be the most unified piece of writing but it's one of the most honest and transparent on my blog.    I appreciate your mourning with me and finally seeing my pain but I’m really going to ask that you change your actions every day. While the police are killing Black men, what’s killing Black women all the time is the little micro aggressions that we’re getting from you, our mom peers. Please listen to me and get this: Black women have lower health outcomes when it comes to every … [Read more...]

Announcing Blog Life University Conference #BLU16 & A Discount Code!


It’s blogging conference season and I’m proud to say that I was selected as a conference ambassador for the Blog Life University Conference! Blog Life University Conference will be held here in Atlanta, July 20 - 23 at the Doubletree by Hilton Atlanta - Marietta. If you know me, I love a good conference. The agenda and the sponsors for this conference are perfect for all levels of bloggers and I can’t wait to get into all the sessions. Why Attend a Blog Conference I personally believe that you … [Read more...]

Red White and Blue No Bake White Chocolate Cheesecake

Headband For Today Red White and Blue No Bake White Chocolate Cheesecake - Perfect for a quick but fancy summer dessert that you can dress up or down!

I’m pleased to introduce my contribution to the Fourth of July desserts with this Red, White and Blue No Bake White Chocolate Cheesecake. Doesn’t it just look fabulous? I have to admit I’m proud of how it turned out. If you meet me, you’ll know that I love a good sweet and a good challenge. So when Dixie Crystals announced that they were hosting the Sweet and Southern Desserts Recipe contest for the Blog Life University Conference I’m attending, I had to enter. How else do you become an … [Read more...]

Five Tips for a Road Trip with Extended Family

Road Trip with Extended Family - Relish the Experience

My boys and I recently took a road trip with extended family; in this case my father. It was an awesome experience that I’m sure my sons will never forget but along the way, there were a few things that I anticipated happening and a few I didn’t. Here are my tips to make sure that your trip runs a little smoother than mine. Know who you’re traveling with. #Latergram On the road again, this time we're on a #roadtrip with #Grandpa. It's an #adventure filled with #familyhistory. Be sure to … [Read more...]