Find all the patriotic apparel you’ll need at Tipsy Elves

Women's American Flag Tank Top

I was sent two free samples to facilitate this post. No other form of compensation was given. All opinions expressed are all my own. Want a guaranteed way to put a smile on your face and the face of everyone around you this 4th of July? You've got to see all the patriotic apparel Tipsy Elves has for you. The first time I saw Tipsy Elves on ABC’s hit show Shark Tank in 2013 when they debuted their ugly Christmas sweaters. They have been received well by the public and have been a … [Read more...]

Shop Charles River Apparel for the amazing man in your life

Charles River Apparel Color Blocked Wicking Polo

I was not monetarily compensated for this post. I did receive two shirts in exchange for my honest opinion. This post does contain affiliate links. Living in south Louisiana, the weather can be hot and humid one moment and then out of no where a huge storm can blow through bringing in cold temperatures and rain. My husband and I are very used to the sporadic weather here and that's why we always have a rain jacket, umbrella, and a towel in our cars. You have to be ready for anything here. … [Read more...]

Take your family boating this 4th of July

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Our family spends a lot of time in the outdoors. We like to ride 4-wheelers, fish, hunt, and go on hikes. Husband and I are planning on surprising our kids this summer by either renting a boat or having a fishing trip chartered. I can't wait to see the smiles on our kids’ faces when we are out fishing and enjoying the water. Do you fish, cruise, wakeboard, or sail? It has been years since I've been out fishing on a boat or even on a personal water craft for that matter. Boating and summer go … [Read more...]

Why Hiring a Photo Booth is a Good Idea

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In this digital age that we live in, it seems that just about everyone has a Smartphone with a camera in their pocket or bag, and we take more pictures each day than ever before. A lot of pictures that people are taking at parties or weddings may not even get shared, so the host or hostess may not even see them. One way that you can make sure that you have plenty of pictures to help you treasure your memories is to have a photo booth at your party or event. A Photo Booth for your Wedding or … [Read more...]

4 Ways to Cheer Up Mom

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Your mom did a great job taking care of you when you were under the weather. From making chicken soup when you had the flu to shuttling you and your friends around town, moms always seem to know how to make their kids feel better. So what happens when mom is sick at home with a 103-degree fever? Or she has a super crummy day at work? It's your turn to return the favor. Here are four sure-fire ways to cheer up mom. Spend Time with Her One of the best ways to help your mom feel better is to … [Read more...]

Crowds, Cars and Characters: Watching or Walking a Parade


Parades are well sought visual spectacles fit for people of all ages to enjoy. And living here in south Louisiana parades are a way of life. There are parades for everything, not just during Mardi Gras season. All children grow up attending parades and have usually been in a few before they are in elementary school. However, a number of things dictate if all attendants are comfortable and safe. Consider the following about crowds, cars, and characters when watching or walking a … [Read more...]

Desktops, Laptop or Tablet – What’s the best family computer option for you?


It can be difficult to choose the right  family computer given the wealth of options available on the market today. Browsing online PC retailers will give you an overview of what’s available but always consider how the various members of your family are going to use this piece of equipment before making your decision. Laptops, tablets and desktops – the right choice for your family will come down to more than just budget or brand. Your Unique Family One of the main things to consider is … [Read more...]