Archives for July 2015

My favorite Nutrisystem meals & my 5 week update #NSNation

  Okay, so I kinda took a week off of my updates because between you and me, I was feeling a bit down. I feel like I have been working my butt off and eating mostly my Nutrisystem meals but I feel like I haven't made enough of a change in my weight. I know, I know... any change is a good thing, but for some reason I keep expecting HUGE changes. I guess this just goes to show you that sometimes we are harder on ourselves than we … [Read more...]

Tips for creating the perfect girls night in #TheLongestRide

With the stress of everyday life, sometimes women just need to unwind. Whether they take some time to have a glass of wine, soak in a tub, get some pampering, or get together for a girls night, it is just something that is needed. With The Longest Ride now available DVD and Blu-Ray we thought it would be a perfect time to throw together a girls night in and it couldn't have been better timing since we were sent an awesome girls night in package … [Read more...]

Sweet and Smokey BBQ Chicken Skewers Recipe

There is nothing like throwing a family BBQ. It is a time for us all to relax, catch up, and grub on some good food. Sometimes, burgers and dogs, get old, so I like to mix things up with some yummy Sweet & Smokey BBQ Chicken Skewers. Sweet & Smokey BBQ Chicken Skewers Recipe Ingredients: Boneless and skinless chicken breasts or thighs Stubb's Dry Chicken Rub One can of  pineapple chunks or one fresh pineapple cut into … [Read more...]

Charge on the go in style… #ChicBuds

I love to travel. There is just something about packing up and heading out that gets me pumped. Before traveling, though, I always go through the what-ifs in my head and how to make sure they don't happen. One what-if that always worries me is being without my phone. You see, I have a great phone, one that takes great photos and does so much, but with that comes a battery that never lasts. So, I am always afraid that something will happen and I … [Read more...]

Our Summer BBQ Staples #grillitnow

What are your BBQ staples? When it comes to BBQing in Texas there are definitly some BBQ staples that are a must... Of course, a great grill, a grill-master, and family are top on the list, but also we expect great food.  When we throw a BBQ, we throw a FEAST! HA!!! Our BBQ staples are ones that we always have on hand, in our freezer or pantry.  Some of our Summer BBQ stapes are lean beef... I mean, come on, we are all trying to be healthy … [Read more...]

10 Reasons to stay at Hotel Contessa #HotelContessa

When thinking of celebrating something as special as an anniversary it is important to do your homework. You want to go to a hotel that goes above and beyond to make your stay special and one-of a kind. Just recently, Hubby and I found just that while staying at Hotel Contessa on the Riverwalk in San Antonio, for our ten-year-anniversary.   Hotel Contessa on West Market Street, right on the Riverwalk in San Antonio was kind enough … [Read more...]

Eat at SUBWAY® restaurants to help a cause, like the San Antonio Food Bank #youshareweshare

*Disclosure - This blog post is part of a paid SocialMoms and Subway blogging program. This does not change the fact that all views and opinions expressed are honest and my own.  Have you heard how many families here in San Antonio are struggling to eat. When we first moved here, we had nothing to our name. I mean, Hubby lost his job while we were living in WVA, and we pretty much lived through our savings while he searched for something new. It … [Read more...]

When a nighttime sleep aid is needed…

Have you ever had one of those nights where you just couldn't turn off your brain? When you just know that when you lay down in bed it will be a long night of watching the clock? Well, I have them and they suck... ha! This is when a nighttime sleep aid can help and the folks at Smiley360 were kind enough to send me an Emergen-Zzzz™ pack. The way this works is that when you have one of those nights when you know you need a good nights sleep … [Read more...]

K’nex in motion sets allow kids to build sets that move…

Little Man has finally gotten into building things. HA! I know, I sound funny, but I loved, loved, loved building sets when I was a kid and couldn't wait for Little Man and his sisters to have that same love. Their latest obsession is the K'nex in motion building sets. Not only do you get to build really cool things, but these cool things move and do things! HA! We received a box from K'nex a bit ago and Little Man was super-excited to open it … [Read more...]

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