You might be saying to yourself “It’s August already?”, well if that’s the case you’re certainly not alone. Many of us are asking ourselves the same question and wondering what we’re going to do when the summer fades into fall and winter is upon us! Winter can only mean one thing for us… the holidays are coming, again! I feel like we just settled down from the hustle and bustle of the holidays. Our bank accounts are still suffering, and here we sit realizing its coming upon us yet again, sooner than we’d like.
If you’re a parent you maybe
all to familiar with the typical saving routine of a piggy bank for your children. I’ve had one for each of my children since before they were born, and I’ve always wondered to myself what would or should they do with the money in it. What if they wanted to purchase something, but I wanted them to learn the ethics of saving money. Those are all kinds of questions we as parents ask ourselves when it comes to teaching our children about the concept of money.
The drink of the summer here in my house is tea, or lemonade. It’s be really hot here in New York, and while I love my water, I need variety. I fell in love with Honest Tea about a year ago when I picked one up at the store to try. I had heard of them, but never tried them and I am really glad I did! I am a huge fan of their Raspberry Tea! It’s not overly sweet, it’s actually perfect for my liking. When I contacted Honest Tea to review I was informed they had some new unsweetened tea flavors for me to try. While I’d never had their unsweetened tea, I figured I’d give them a try! Continue reading
Have you ever noticed that whenever you order a drink at a dining establishment it comes with a plastic straw without question? Straws are 1 of 10 major items that are being poured into our landfills each year. When highway clean ups are conducted you can be sure that plastic straws rate high among the items found at each clean up. What if restaurants enforced a rule regarding straw use. If you’d like one you need to ask for one. I know my family and I could make do without a plastic straw to drink our beverage with. We know we can’t save the worlds environment issues over night but the company Glass Dharma might be well on their way to helping this growing economic problem.
If you’ve followed me from the beginning you’d know that I have two children. One of which will be two years old next month. So we are still in the sippy cup stage with one, and the other, my oldest is obsessed with water bottles for summer time! What does that mean for me exactly? It means stained, smelly and hard to clean portable drink ware! Well, that is no more of a problem now that I have the featured Shark Take product Bottle Bright on my side! Continue reading
I hold a special place in my heart.. and my stomach for a company that makes sweet treats that aren’t only exceptionally delicious but that are healthy as well. At Lenny & Larry’s they pride themselves on using the best, all natural ingredients when it comes to making their cookies and brownies! I tasted 3 of the 7 flavors so far offered for The Complete Cookie, and I can tell you they are hands down some of the best cookies I’ve eaten! Continue reading