Get island flavors without the passport & win a $100 gift card

Well, it doesn't look like we will be traveling this summer which is not so great since I have been craving some island flavors. Thankfully, my partnership with Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen has been able to help with all of the island flavors they have brought to their menu. You see, Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen not only serves up their normal family-favorites but also offers hand-crafted drinks and scratch-made goodness all summer long to make your … [Read more...]

Find your summer flavor at Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen & a chance to win dinner on us…

I love Summer, I mean, who doesn't love hanging out by the pool, hitting the beach, longer days, and tons of family time? Well, this summer I am excited to partner, once again, with Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen to invite you to find your summer flavor! I love getting the family together for dinner at Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen because it offers something for everyone. We, of course, love the scratch-made meals, but also love the homey feel and … [Read more...]

Inspire Goodness & Enter to win a $100 Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen Gift Card #InspireGoodness

Inspire goodness, what would the world be like if we all went out of our way to inspire goodness? Do you know someone who just inspires goodness out of everyone? Not only does that person who goes above and beyond to help others around them, they make it look easy? Well, my Mother-in-law is a person just like that. She has had a long life of being wife, mother, nurse, and now a grandmother, and all the while, taking it all in stride. Lately, she … [Read more...]

It is time for a Fresh Start with a Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen Gift Card Giveaway

I can't believe that 2017 is in full swing. I mean, I feel like I blinked and it is already almost Valentine's. Now, I will admit, that January did not go quite as planned. I had all these well-drawn out plans on getting healthy, eating right, etc... and well, um, it just didn't happen. BUT, that doesn't mean that it can't happen. It is time for a fresh start and February is the perfect time for it. My fresh start is starting with getting … [Read more...]

Get your FREE Einstein Bros. Bagels Fresh-Cracked Egg Sandwiches & help kids in need…

Today is a GREAT day to stop into your neighborhood Einstein Bros. Bages! I never need a reason or excuse to eat at Einstein Bros. Bagels but if I did they've given me a great one. You see, Einstein Bros. Bagels contacted me to help spread the word about their new partnership with No Kid Hungry and I, of course, jumped at the chance. I mean, who wouldn't want to tell everyone that not only can you try one of  their delicious new gourmet bagel … [Read more...]

A little taste of Tuscany at BRIO Tuscan Grille & a Gift Card Giveaway

We have this joke in the family where everyone knows that if I had to choose one type of food, it would always be Italian. We laugh all the time saying that I was born and raised in the wrong country because my heart and soul belong in Tuscany! Ha! This is why when the people at BRIO Tuscan Grille reached out to us to come check out some of their new items, I jumped at the chance.  The closest BRIO Tuscan Grille to us is the one at La Cantera … [Read more...]

Now is the time for custom crêpes at La Madeleine Country French Café

Why you don't need to book a flight to get your fill custom crêpes! I am all for Parisian cuisine... You see, I was raised in a family that traveled a lot and since my Step-Mom's family was located in Belguim we went often. While there, we often drive into Brussels and Paris where we enjoyed fresh croissants and custom crêpes. Now that I am an adult with such a huge family, jet-setting is no longer in my budget, so I have to do what I can to get … [Read more...]

The Tale of Two Risottos at Brio Tuscan Grille

*Disclosure -this is a sponsored post on behalf of Brio Tuscan Grille... This does not change the fact that all views and opinions are honest and our own.   The other day, my brother and I had the opportunity to stop into Brio Tuscan Grille for lunch. You see, they have this new promotion called The Tale of Two Risottos and we couldn't wait to try them out. We arrived at Brio Tuscan Grille at La Cantara Mall and was immediately greeted … [Read more...]

Show your love with a Teddy Bear Cake from Baskin-Robbins

*Disclosure - this is a sponsored post on behalf of Blog Meets Brand. This does not change the fact that all views and opinions are honest and our own.    To me, Valentine's is not just a day for 'lovers' but it is a day to celebrate love in general. I like to find ways to celebrate by getting special Valentine's gifts for the kids and I also help them find special gifts for each other and for Hubby.  This year, they were excited to show … [Read more...]

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