Hamburger Helper an Easy Family Dinner


Hamburger Helper has always been a great, easy family dinner for us. Many nights when we have had a busy day making a big dinner is not in my vocabulary for the evening. Hamburger Helper has come to my rescue to make an easy family dinner. Not only is Hamburger Helper easy to make it is a great value for your money and comes in many varieties. In addition, you only have to use one pan from start to finish. Continue reading

How Moms Can Inspire New Creativity in Their Kids


Every parent wants their kids to do well in school and find a career that they love. Traditionally, parents think that this means making their kids focus on the normal subject like math and science and choose a career path that is stable and reliable. Continue reading

Tidy Cats 4-in-1 Strength Cat Litter Review


If you have cats you know that one of the most important things is having a good litter that not only clumps well but has odor control. The worst thing is having company over and them being able to smell the duties of your cat. I have a kitten and my husband wanted to use non clumping litter for a long time, but it never hid the odor at all. I told him no, we need to find a litter that not only clumps but masks the odors. We decided to try a litter and while it clumped, we found that it still had some odor control issues. When I had the opportunity to try Tidy Cats 4-1 Strength cat litter I was excited to see how it worked. Continue reading

Hillshire Farm Smokehouse Sausage Chili with Bacon Recipe

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One dish my husband and I really enjoy is a good chili. I do not make chili often because my kids are never fond of soups, stews, etc. I had the wonderful opportunity to create a recipe using Hillshire Farm Sausage and since my husband really wanted chili I decided to use Hillshire Farm Smoked Sausage as it is a great alternative to hamburger or any other meat you would normally use. Using Hillshire Farm Smoked Sausage gives the chili a nice smoky flavor that will make you want more Continue reading

Blog Update and Where I am Going


As you can tell over the past month or so I have not been doing a lot of reviews. While we have enjoyed working extensively with many sponsors I feel it is time to go in a different direction. From time to time I will continue to work with companies and share my thoughts on products we love, but for now I want to take my website to a different level. Who does not love to travel? Better yet, traveling on a budget. Nothing beats being able to travel and save money at the same time. I want to share with you tips on how to travel on a budget and how to get the best discounts. I want to thank all my readers and fans that have been here for a long time and some from the beginning. Also to my new fans and  readers I hope you continue to visit and hope what I post will be beneficial to you. 

Stay tuned for my first post of Travel on a budget! 


The Queen’s Treasure 1930 Style American Sewing Machine


My daughter has recently received her first American Girl Doll. When we received the Vintage 1930 American Sewing Machine from Queen’s Treasure she could not wait to get her doll to play with it. The Queen’s Treasures have amazing doll furniture, clothes, accessories and more for 18 inch dolls. Continue reading

8 Trendy Items I Won’t Go on Holiday Without


Going on holiday is an awfully exciting affair, but there’s a whole lot to think about before you jet off. There’s insurance, toiletries, and of course, the outfits you plan on taking with you. I like to look and feel my best on holiday, so I won’t go anywhere without the following 8 items in my possession: Continue reading

Saving Money Through Smart Online Research


There are so many different things that you can do in order to save money. Since we are living during tough financial times, it is quite obvious that every single dollar that you can save will help you out. Have patience and always consider all the options that are available on the market at the moment. It is not at all difficult to find some great deals but you should be careful.

Obviously, the internet is the research medium that you are going to use. There are various websites that can help you out and that you do want to subscribe to. is just the very first that comes to mind. Numerous others exist.

The problem is that online research will not always bring in the very best discounts that are available for you. Some of the websites that you will visit will not be honest with you. This is due to the fact that there may be an incentive for the site owner to convince you to shop from a specific URL. The commissions that can be made through referrals can be really high so you have to be careful and that you trust those sites that actually offer the very best of the deals available at the moment.

Smart online research is all about having patience. The more patience you have, the higher the possibility that you will find tremendous deals that you can take advantage of. Our recommendation is to never hurry any part of the research process. Everything basically starts with making a list of the various different websites that offer discounts and special deals. You will thus be able to locate the coupon codes that bring in the highest possible saving potential.

We should add that it is a really smart idea to have direct contact with the manufacturers. There are many cases in which you would receive direct discounts through newsletters or through special campaigns that are launched with the use of social media. The higher your list of different sites to consider for information, the higher the possibility that you will be able to save a lot on the long run, which is exactly what you want.

We should mention the fact that online research to save money is not just about what you can save. There are sites that teach you how you can save money when you perform many different regular actions. For instance, you can easily see how to reduce your current utility bills by simply applying proper maintenance rules.

The World Wide Web offers all the information that you need in order to be able to save up to hundreds of dollars every single month. It is all up to you to find that information though. Different deals are available in different countries and cities so keep your eyes open.


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Art and Slides – Entertaining the Kids at Home


Keeping kids entertained at home isn’t always easy, especially when you’re a busy mum and don’t always have time on your hands. The fun activities should help you to fend off boredom among your brood. They’re also a chance to spend some quality time with your little ones. Continue reading

Slash Prices by Traveling During the Off Season


Even ‘in-demand’ travel destinations experience slow periods following the busy travel season, making it the perfect time to take advantage of great, money saving deals offered by hotels, airlines and tour companies trying to increase business. In most cases the benefits of traveling during the off season outweigh any downsides. You’ll invariably secure cheaper rates (and still enjoy personalized services) and the destination will undoubtedly be less crowded. On top of all the following tips, why not go to Discountrue and check if you can find a further discount on your transportation, accommodation, food and more with a coupon or promo code. Continue reading