Hotel Tour | Shoreline Hotel Waikiki Review


We just returned from an 8-night stay in Waikiki on the island of Oahu, Hawaii.  We decided that for this trip a boutique hotel would suit our needs well.  Boutique hotels are defined as being cute and modern with small but updated rooms.  They are typically located in trendy or popular neighborhoods.  We have had…

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Auntie Anne’s Pretzel Pocket Sandwiches Review


Even if you’ve never eaten an Auntie Anne’s pretzel, you’ve no doubt been intoxicated by the smell of hot, buttery, doughy goodness wafting out of the kiosks in shopping malls or airports.  It’s a smell that makes me instantly hungry, a smell that threatens to tear down my willpower, a smell that sits on my…

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4th of July Snack Mix + GIVEAWAY


It’s almost the 4th of July and you know what that means – sunshine, sizzling grills, frosty drinks, cold pools, fun friends, and delicious snacks!  Here’s an idea for a fun snack mix using patriotic-colored snacks and candies that’ll be a festive addition to your holiday cookouts. You’ll need 3 ingredients – a bag of…

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Dailies | Pool Day and Off to Hawaii We Go!


Dailies posts are our personal update posts.  Photos in this category are our casual snapshots from our cell phone and are marked by rounded corners.   This is going to be a mega catch-up of a Dailies post.  So, let’s get into a time machine and rewind to about 3 weeks ago!  Phew!  Jasper is still making…

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Lighter Chicken Penne Alla Vodka


Pronto by Barilla is a brand new kind of pasta that helps you make “one pot” pasta dishes without having to wait for the water to boil before adding the pasta.  You can either use water to cook the pasta (no draining required) or cook it directly in whatever sauce you are preparing.  There are five different…

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Influenster Blossom VoxBox Tour!


The day I received the happy lime green Blossom VoxBox from Influenster was a happy day indeed!  It was full of all kinds of goodies to try, all of which were products and food that I would seek out and purchase on my own.  I couldn’t wait to dig into this stuff! I’m always down for…

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A Night at Margaritaville Island Hotel | Review


On Memorial Day we spent a night at the brand new Margaritaville Island Hotel in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee.  This is such a neat place to stay and I can’t wait to share all of the fun photos with you guys, so let’s get started! The Details: Address: 131 Island Dr., Suite 5118 · Pigeon Forge, TN…

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Mint Chocolate Chunk Quest Bar Review


There’s a brand new Quest Bar flavor on the block.  It’s chocolatey, it’s minty, it’s Quest bar-y, it’s Mint Chocolate Chunk!  Available since April 2015, this newest breed of Quest bar is the 18th flavor in their arsenal.  The majority of protein bar brands have some kind of mint chocolate variety and as big-time fans of “Questies”…

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Dailies | Memorial Day Weekend and Our 10th Anniversary!


Memorial Day weekend was busy busy busy!  On Saturday we went to my parents’ house for lunch with my family.  There was pulled pork barbecue, baked beans, corn, potato salad, roasted broccoli and carrots, cole slaw, and more! For dessert there was banana pudding and strawberry cheesecake.  I typically loathe bananas but I always make…

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