Let’s Talk Cats & RSVP for the #FreshStepTarget Twitter Party Happening on 10/8

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This post brought to you by Fresh Step Lightweight Extreme Litter. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Food Family & Finds. With 3 cats in our home, we are becoming quite the experts on what it takes to make a cat happy. They all have their own unique personalities and quirks but they do have one thing in common and that's how particular they are about their "bathroom" space.  Over the years we've gone through adjustments … [Read more...]

5 Tips for Holiday Meal Prep with Appliances from Best Buy #HolidayPrep

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Even though I absolutely love the winter holidays, they're also the biggest stress inducers during what should be such a joyous time. I'd say that much of that is my own fault, being the perfectionist that I am. However, there are a lot of things about preparing for the holidays that brings on a little madness for everyone, like finding the time to shop, buying gifts, crowded stores, house guests, the list goes on an on. Fortunately, there are so … [Read more...]

5 Tips for Dog Parents During National Walk Your Dog Week

5 Dog Walking Tips for National Walk Your Dog Week

Growing up, I never had any pets. They were strictly forbidden in our house because my parents couldn't stand the thought of animal hair in the house. Well, I take that back, for awhile we had an aquarium full of fish but they're about as fun to play with as a pet rock. Despite my lack of pet exposure for 18 years, I've always been an animal lover. I have a unique bond with cats especially that just comes naturally. Dogs on the other hand, … [Read more...]

TNT Introduces On the Menu – New Competitive Cooking Show So Good You CAN Taste It #OnTheMenu

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These days there are quite a few competitive cooking and baking shows on television. I know, I pretty much watch them all, being the cooking and baking lover that I am. However, there's a new one coming to the TNT television channel that is unlike any other you've ever seen. Premiering TONIGHT (10/03/2014) at 8/7c on TNT, you'll be able to watch a brand new culinary competition called On The Menu. What makes this show a must-watch? … [Read more...]

Make Mealtime Fun with an Ore-Ida® Golden Crinkles® Toppings Bar #OreIdaMom

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In a house of five people, three of which are children, we often find mealtimes to be quite the struggle. We all have vastly different preferences when it comes to food. However, there's one thing we can all agree on and that's our love of potatoes. Since I grew up in a house that had a potato side dish with every single meal, it was hard not to pass that tradition on in my own house. We still find a way to incorporate potatoes into every meal … [Read more...]

What’s So Great About the Fresh Step® Lightweight Extreme Cat Litter? #FreshStepCats

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Fresh Step Lightweight Extreme Litter. All opinions are 100% mine. In our house, we have 2-1/2 bathrooms. Technically, there's only 2 but since we're home to 3 of the most picky cats ever, we converted our hallway linen to "the cat room". Just looking at the photo below, you'll see how carefully guarded this kitty space is. Us fur-free parents are only allowed in there to clean up after their … [Read more...]

TruMoo Orange Scream Creepy, Crawly Pudding Cups for Halloween

Orange Cream Scream Dirt and Worm Cups for Halloween

Now that it's officially October, I can stop feeling guilty about talking about Halloween so much. I know how folks get testy about hyping up the holidays months before they even arrive but I just couldn't help myself this year. Halloween is just so much fun!!! I could try to tell you my favorite part of the holiday but my list would include so many things that I'd never know when to stop. So let's just start with the costumes. I don't care … [Read more...]

5 Things You Can Do To Keep Your Car & Family Safe During Cooper Tire’s Fall Reward Event

5 Things You Can Do To Keep Your Car and Family Safe

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Cooper Tire for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. There are many things in my life that are near and dear to my heart but above all else is my family. There's nothing I wouldn't do to keep my husband and my children safe. While there are a lot of ways my family can come to harm, one of my biggest worries is while we're driving. I may not be able to control other drivers on the road but I can … [Read more...]