BoneFish Grill #HelloNewMenu Review

spicy tuna bowl

          Last week, we had an opportunity to visit the Algonquin, Illinois, Bonefish Grill, a chain of casual dining seafood resturants. Recently, the chain introduced a new menu that focuses on “Fresh Choices. Innovative Flavors.” We made reservations for 7pm on a Sunday evening and were promptly taken to our table (Continue Reading…);


NewAir Water Dispenser Review

water dispenser

NewAir contacted me recently about reviewing one of their products. I had the choice of their ice makers or water dispensers. I chose the NewAir WCD-200W Water Dispenser, drawn to the fact that it has a hot water function and knowing it would be great this winter for quick cocoa and easy cup-a-soups for the (Continue Reading…);


Branson, Missouri – It’s Fun For the Whole Family! @ExploreBranson @SDCAttractions

outlaw run

We recently received the opportunity to travel to Branson, Missouri as part of a travel review for a weekend excursion trip.  It was just a short trip, but it was a fun-filled, action-packed trip, and one that delighted the whole family. Our first evening, we had been driving for nearly ten hours and we were (Continue Reading…);


Check out our Review of The Six Show in Branson, MO – @sixshow @ExploreBranson

the six

The Six Show at the Mickey Gilley Theater ( is performed by the Knudson Brothers, who have been singing together as a group since the 1970’s.  The tagline for their Branson show is “SIX Voices  Zero Instruments ALL Music,” but their style is not acapella in the traditional sense.  What makes this show unique is (Continue Reading…);


5 Tips for Traveling with Pets {Guest Post}

pet travel

License: Creative Commons The key to traveling with pets is planning the trip in advance. There are a number of ways to ensure the trip goes smoothly. Nobody wants to take care of a sick dog on vacation. In addition, proper paperwork and planning can help to ensure success. Listed below are five tips to (Continue Reading…);


Midnight Velvet Comforter Giveaway Event (up to $125) @ShopMV #MVFabBloggers – August 13

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Disclosure:  Today’s discussion is brought to you by Midnight Velvet.  This is a Fashionista Event.   I received a product sample from Midnight Velvet so that I may give a fair and honest review of their product.  All opinions are my own and do not represent other bloggers in this event or promoting this giveaway (Continue Reading…);


Alternative Uses for Salt that Could Save You Money – Cool Life Hacks!

salt life hacks

Alternative Uses for Salt that Could Save You Money Salt can be used for so much more than cooking in the kitchen. You will be amazed at all the amazing things salt can do! Check out these cool life hacks for salt that could save you money. Is that old broom ready for a replacement? (Continue Reading…);


5 Alternative Uses for Sugar – Cool Life hacks!

cool life hacks - sugar

Make Your Life Easier With These 5 Alternative Uses for Sugar with this cool life hacks! Sugar is great in a cup of coffee or to use when making sweet treats like cookies and cakes; however, did you know it can be helpful in other ways as well? 1.) Just like the song says, “a spoon (Continue Reading…);


Facing Autism and Puberty – Oh My!

autism frustrated

I have been in a state of panic for a few days and just can’t shake it and I’d love some prayers. I am having trouble sleeping over it. The problem, the issue at hand? The thought of my son going through puberty. My son just turned 10, which means he is at that age (Continue Reading…);


Jord Wood Watch Review

jord wood watch

Several months ago, a representative of Jord contacted me about doing a review for their wood watches.  My initial reaction was, to be honest, “meh.”  The mere thought of a wooden watch just brought images to mind of heavy, clunky, bulky, rather plain watches. I just set aside the email for review at a later (Continue Reading…);