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Jennifer is the owner of Sweep Tight. She is married to a wonderful man and together they live with their three dogs. When Jen isn't working on her blog, you can find her reading, playing word games, running, doing yoga, or boating on Lake Michigan. Jen is completely in love with all forms of social media. Connect with Jennifer on Google +

Summer Adventures Protected by DROID Turbo #DROIDTurboGray

Summer Adventures Protected by DROID Turbo #DROIDTurboGray

DROID Turbo by Motorola in Gray Ballistic Nylon looks like the perfect new phone for summer adventures. A few of the men in my life are in desperate need of new phones. This fashionable, yet durable device appears to be the winner for them. Motorola sponsored this blog post. The opinions and text are all mine. I come from a family of hard laboring, blue collar men. My husband also works in … [Read more...]

Gift Ideas for Men who Love the Outdoors #CabelasGiftsForDads Giveaway

Dad boating in the Chicago River

Gift ideas for men can be tough to think of sometimes. Father's day is coming up, so you might need some ideas for the outdoorsy men in your life. This is a Fashionista Event, and a promotional item was provided to me. Hosts for this event are Still Blonde after all these Years and Modly Chic. All opinions are my own. Gift Ideas for Men who Love the Outdoors Summer around here consists of a … [Read more...]

Pea Salad Recipe – Easy BBQ Side Dish

Pea Salad Recipe - Easy BBQ Side Dish

Pea salad is an easy side dish option for summer barbeque parties. This easy peasy recipe was given to me by my mother-in-law. I haven't seen a pea salad at many gatherings, so if you are looking for something unique to serve, give it a try. Pea Salad Recipe - Easy BBQ Side Dish Makes 4 cups. Double or triple for large crowds. Ingredients 1 16oz package of frozen peas 1 cup … [Read more...]

Exfoliating Body Scrub Recipe and $250 ULTA gift card Giveaway #Spa4YourSkin #ULTA

Exfoliating Citrus Body Scrub

Make a body scrub and create your own spa day from home. Trips to the spa might be rare, but it's easy to create mini spa days from home. Body scrub recipes are easy to make. With the new Body Benefits by Body Image® skincare collection at ULTA, you will be on your way to affordable relaxation from the comfort of your own home. This post is sponsored by Lunchbox, but all opinions are my … [Read more...]

Purina Products and Easy Shopping with Dollar General

Purina Products and Easy Shopping with Dollar General

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Sponsored by Purina for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. I love shopping at Dollar General. They have everything I need, and they have it at great prices. That includes Purina products. Dollar General has everything from dog and cat food to treats to litter and even pet supplies. If you need it for your pet, you can find it at Dollar General. … [Read more...]

Banana Cupcakes Recipe with Vanilla Pudding Frosting

Banana Cupcakes Recipe with Vanilla Pudding Frosting

Banana cupcakes are another way to use up overripe bananas. Bananas never have to go to waste. There are so many possibilities for overripe bananas that I am now looking forward to them being neglected on our counter. I will be there to swoop them up to experiment with more goodies. This post contains affiliate links, but all opinions are my own. This experiment also gave me an excuse to … [Read more...]

XFINITY X1 Share App – New Way to Share Videos Giveaway

XFINITY X1 Share App - New Way to Share Videos

XFINITY X1 just keeps getting better thanks to the apps that they have available. This new X1 Share App is the most impressive yet. Post and giveaway are sponsored by XFINITY, but all opinions are my own. Please see below for additional disclosure. XFINITY X1 Share App I am sure most of us have taken video or pictures on our phones that we've wanted to share. Well, sitting in a room full of … [Read more...]

5 Fun Outdoor Games for You and Your Dog

5 Fun Outdoor Games for You and Your Dog

Outdoor games for you and your dog About the author: Olfa is the founder of DogVills: a blog about dogs and sharing delicious hypoallergenic dog treats. With the weather heating up, we’re all itching to get outside and enjoy the fresh air, including our dogs! It’s time to ditch the indoor games and get back to nature! Dogs LOVE playing outside as much as you do, especially since it … [Read more...]

Next Level Cleansing with Sonic Technology

Next Level Cleansing with Sonic Technology

Sonic technology brings cleansing to another level. For a deeper cleansing, the Silk'n SonicCleanPlus is a device you can use at home for the body and face. This post is sponsored, but all opinions are my own. My skin has always been a trouble area for me. It's oily, zitty, and constantly feels greasy. Now that I am in my thirties, you can add wrinkles into the mix. Gone are the days of … [Read more...]

Hydrate your Skin with LANEIGE Water Products Giveaway

Hydrate your Skin with LANEIGE Water Products #TimelessSkin #IC #ad

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for LANEIGE. I received product samples to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Hydrate your Skin with LANEIGE Water Products When you are looking to hydrate your skin, a product with "water" in its name is quite alluring. LANEIGE water science complex helps address all … [Read more...]

How to Grow Your Hair Faster – Viviscal Hair Growth Program

How to Grow Your Hair Faster - Viviscal Hair Growth Program

How to grow your hair faster, so many people I know would love to know the secret to speeding up hair growth. Through my partnership with Viviscal, I can give you my experience with their system. Product and compensation were received, but all opinions are my own. How to Grow Your Hair Faster My only complaint about my hair is how thin it is. It has always grown somewhat quickly, but the … [Read more...]

My Gram – My Fashion Inspiration and Beauty Icon

My Gram - My Fashion Inspiration and Beauty Icon

My fashion inspiration and beauty icon has always been my Gram. My grandparents raised me, so my grandma was the one to help shape my personal style. Sponsored post by Lunchbox. My Fashion Inspiration and Beauty Icon Raising her own six kids and then stepping up to the plate to raise me, my Gram has always been an inspiration in many ways. As I get older, I recognize and appreciate her … [Read more...]

Peanut Butter Banana Muffins Recipe with Cinnamon Chips

Peanut Butter Banana Muffins Recipe with Cinnamon Chips

Banana muffins are another way to use up overripe bananas. I have been trying to create a good peanut butter banana muffins recipe for a while now. I finally got a winner. I am extremely pleased with how this batch turned out, and they are extra delicious with the cinnamon chips. Cinnamon chips might just be a new obsession of mine. This post contains affiliate links, but all opinions are my … [Read more...]

The V6 Dyson Vacuum is Available at Best Buy Now #cordlesspower

The V6 Dyson Vacuum is Available at Best Buy Now

The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. All opinions are my own. I recently had the opportunity to review the new Dyson vacuum, the V6 Absolute. It's a cordless, compact vacuum, and it's surprisingly powerful for such a small machine. I've wanted a new Dyson vacuum forever, so I was really excited … [Read more...]

Giveaway Winners March and April 2015

sweep tight winners

Winners are chosen randomly using the widget and then notified by email. They are posted here after the winner has been confirmed. You do not need to check this in order to see if you won, but if you are curious, you can always come check it out. I will not post any private info on here. I will use whatever you use for your public entry. Some people use nicknames, some full names, … [Read more...]

4 Ways to Help Your Dog Beat the Heat this Summer

4 Ways to Help Your Dog Beat the Heat this Summer

We humans aren't the only ones who need to beat the heat during the summer months. Our dogs need some relief from the heat, as well. If you have a dog that loves to be outside, there are some things you can do to help it beat the heat on hot summer days. Products were received for review purposes, but all opinions are our own. Easy Ways to Beat the Heat Dogs are just as vulnerable to the … [Read more...]

Shortcut Egg Salad Sandwich Recipe

Shortcut Egg Salad Sandwich Recipe

An egg salad sandwich makes a great lunch, but most of the time it's not something I have all mixed up and ready to go. I do, however, keep hard-boiled eggs on hand most often. Turns out, you don't need to create a complicated mixture to enjoy a delicious egg salad sandwich. This post is sponsored by Lunchbox, but all opinions are my own. Mike requested an egg salad sandwich the other day. … [Read more...]

No Bake Peanut Butter Oatmeal Energy Balls Recipe

No Bake Peanut Butter Oatmeal Energy Balls Recipe

I have seen a lot of recipes for energy balls on Pinterest and always intend to make them. Like most things I end up pinning, I rarely follow through with the creation part. Well, this time we are changing that. After all of my Lemon Oreo recipe shenanigans, it's time for a healthier snack recipe. This post contains affiliate links, which could help us feed our peanut butter … [Read more...]

Mothers Day Gifts That Don’t Suck – Free Printable

Printable Mother's Day Cleaning Coupon

Mothers Day is fast approaching. You can get her the standard flowers and cards, OR you can get her something a little more unique. Don't panic! Unique doesn't have to mean super involved. My definition of an epic Mothers Day gift is one that screams, "You are SO awesome, mom." This post contains affiliate links to possibly help us spoil our moms a bit more this year. Mothers Day Gifts Don't … [Read more...]

Oatmeal Banana Homemade Dog Treats Recipe

Oatmeal Banana Homemade Dog Treats Recipe

I have always wanted to make homemade dog treats for our guys. Using simple ingredients, it's easier than you might think to create tasty DIY dog treats in minutes. There's a great peace of mind that comes along with knowing exactly what you are feeding your dogs. While visiting one of my favorite blogs, DogVills.com, I came across their hypoallergenic dog treat recipe and knew I had to try … [Read more...]

Pros and Cons of Never Aging #Adaline #IC

Pros and Cons of Never Aging #Adaline #IC

Never aging might sound like a dream, but there would be some downfalls, as well. I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Lionsgate. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation. The Age of Adaline Movie The Age of Adaline is a unique, romantic movie for all ages. This mystical film is more than the typical love story. Viewers will … [Read more...]

Join Me in the 28-Day Challenge with Burt’s Bees

Join Me in the 28-Day Challenge with Burt's Bees

I have joined the 28-Day Challenge with Burt's Bees on a quest to improve my skin for spring. I invite you to join me, and follow along with my progress. This post is sponsored by Burt's Bees and DataRank, but all opinions are my own. My skin is a constant work in progress. Like most of us, I took the skin of my youth for granted and abused the heck out of it. Years of baking in the sun and … [Read more...]

Orange and Lemon Loaded Cookie Recipe

Orange and Lemon Loaded Cookie Recipe

I am all about citrus this spring, and this cookie recipe packs a citrus punch. My quest to be creative using Lemon Oreos continues. What better way to use a cookie than add it to a cookie recipe? Is it extreme? Yep. Does it make an indulgent and decadent treat? Super yep. Last time I went grocery shopping, I happened to notice Orange Sherbet cupcake mix. I love making cookies using cake … [Read more...]

Best Potato Salad Recipe with Eggs

Best Potato Salad Recipe with Eggs

My mother-in-law makes the best potato salad recipe. As promised, I am sharing it with you with her permission. I think she calls it "American Potato Salad", but Mike said the only acceptable name was the "Best Potato Salad". In any case, it's a sure crowd pleaser. This post contains affiliate links, but all opinions are my own. The recipe she gave me is enough to feed a large gathering. … [Read more...]

Easy Dinner Option – Hamburger Helper Rebate Giveaway

Easy Dinner Option - Hamburger Helper Rebate

There's a Hamburger Helper Rebate for free ground beef with purchase. It's a great time to stock up on the fast and easy dinner option that we all know and love. Thank you to Helper for sponsoring today’s post and inspiring me to try your Free Ground Beef Rebate. Cheesy and Easy Dinner Option There are only two of us here, so it's ideal that I keep quick and easy dinner options on hand. We … [Read more...]

9 Reasons Why I Love the 2016 Mazda6

9 Reasons Why I Love the 2016 Mazda6

The 2016 Mazda6 is a true joy to drive. We were given one to test drive for a week, and I didn't want to give it back. Neither of us did. In fact, I think Mike may have driven it more than I did. He's a car guy and was very impressed by the 2016 Mazda6. Since I love so much about this vehicle, allow me to express my adoration in list form. 9 Reasons Why I Love the 2016 Mazda6 Sharp … [Read more...]

Get the AXE Effect and an Adrenaline Rush Giveaway

Get the AXE Effect and an Adrenaline Rush

The post is sponsored by Lunchbox, however all opinions expressed are 100% my own.  My husband is a big fan of AXE. He uses that stuff all the time. I'm a fan, too, because the AXE effect is real, ladies. The hubby smells AWESOME. That's why I'm excited that right now, he can get the AXE effect, and he can win something super cool. Get the AXE Effect Everyday, Get the Adrenaline Now The … [Read more...]

Roll Back Savings with Walmart’s Stock and Save Event

Roll Back Savings with Walmart's Stock and Save Event

The product information found within this post and the Walmart gift cards have been provided by P&G, however all opinions expressed are my own.  Let me be super clear on this. The whole Roll Back thing Walmart does is awesome. Purely awesome. They already have super low prices on stuff, but when roll backs come around, it gets real. I'm a big fan of stocking up on a good roll back, so I'm … [Read more...]

3 Dogs + 1 Husband = Spring Cleaning with BISSELL Giveaway

Spring Cleaning with BISSELL

I have three adorable AND crazy dogs and one husband who always seems to be dirty. I do my best to make sure all four of my boys keep their dirt confined to the outside, but boys will be boys - especially mine. That's exactly why I do my Spring cleaning with BISSELL. It helps me get all that dirt out of the carpet and upholstery. Vacuuming just doesn't cut it in this house! Thank you BISSELL for … [Read more...]

Piña Colada Fruit Dip Recipe

Piña Colada Fruit Dip Recipe

This Piña Colada fruit dip recipe contains no alcohol. Let's just get that out of the way right away. This dip is another one of my mother-in-law's fabulous recipes. I am so lucky that she's sharing her delicious creations with me. This is a dip that is always a hit at her gatherings. It's so flavorful and delicious you could just eat it with a spoon. But, we will dip fruit in it to feel better … [Read more...]

Getting Organized with My HP Envy 15

Getting Organized with My HP Envy 15

Getting organized seems to be a constant challenge for me. Since I started blogging, the struggle is even realer than ever. I think there was a time in my life where I might have been an organized person. Feels like a dream now. Thankfully, technology is here to help us on our quest to get organized and stay that way. #spon: I'm required to disclose a relationship between our site and Intel … [Read more...]

The Dollar General – Save Money and Save Literacy

Encourage kids to Read to Pets

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Purina for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. We all know the Dollar General is great for saving money. You can get everything from food to housewares to decorations, and you can get them at great prices. Now Dollar General wants to do more than just save you money. They want to help get kids excited about reading. Savings and Reading are … [Read more...]

The Power of Home Equity

The power of home equity

This post is written and sponsored by U.S. Bank. Seems you’ve got a bit of a dilemma on your hands. That big project you’ve had in your head for what feels like forever is now actually coming together on paper and just waiting to be started. You have the time to do it and - best of all? - you want to do it. There’s just one problem. You need funds, because without them, your dream project stays … [Read more...]

Poise Thin-Shape Pads for Comfortable Protection – Free Sample

Poise Thin-Shape Pads Make Bulkiness a Thing of the Past

Poise Thin-Shape pads make bulky, uncomfortable diapers a thing of the past. That's awesome because my Gram has LBL, and she hates wearing traditional bladder pads. They're thick and bulky and super uncomfortable, and period pads are no better! Poise Thin-Shape Pads Make My Gram's Life Better My Gram hates wearing big, bulky pads, but at the same time, she is very nervous about going without … [Read more...]

Power Walking My Way Back to Running

Power Walking My Way Back to Running

Spring is finally here, and I've finally had the opportunity to get out there with my Alvita Wireless Activity Tracker. Yay! I've decided that since I haven't been running in so long, that I am going to power walk my way back into it. Sponsored post; all opinions are my own. Power Walking and Running Intervals I love power walking with my Omron. I used to run quite a bit, but ever since I … [Read more...]

Copycat Starbucks Birthday Cake Frappuccino Recipe

Copycat Starbucks Birthday Cake Frappuccino Recipe

Did you happen to get a Starbucks Birthday Cake Frappuccino during the four or so days that they had them available? Well, I did, and it pretty much ruined me. I almost wish I hadn't sampled the limited-time deliciousness of this beverage. This post contains affiliate links; all opinions are my own. During the last day the special frappuccino was on their menu, I waited in line behind like … [Read more...]

Distracted Driving Awareness Month – Put Down the Phone

Distracted Driving Awareness Month - Put Down the Phone

In honor of Distracted Driving Awareness Month, I'd like to encourage you to put down the cell phone. Distracted driving is an extremely dangerous thing. All it takes is one second of not looking at the road to change your life or someone else's life forever. A call or a text just isn't worth it. Sponsored post; all opinions are my own. Tips for Distracted Driving Awareness Month and All … [Read more...]

New Fresh Squeezed Juice at Jamba Juice

New Fresh Squeezed Juice at Jamba Juice

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Jamba Juice for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Fresh squeezed juice is the best, but it can be overwhelming to make. You need a juicer and a lot of fresh ingredients. It can be somewhat time-consuming, and require a lot of prep and clean up. For this reason, we seem to go on mini-juicing kicks in this household. I was thrilled to hear that … [Read more...]

Lemon Oreo No Bake Cheesecakes for Two Recipe

Lemon Oreo No Bake Cheesecakes for Two Recipe

As promised, here's another Lemon Oreo recipe. Perhaps we can all convince the head honchos at Oreo to keep them around. The package says "Limited Edition" and I find that quite horrifying. Post contains affiliate links; all opinions are my own. On my quest to find Lemon Oreo recipes, I came across the drool-worthy magnificence on My Baking Addiction. Her pictures alone had me racing to the … [Read more...]

DIY Scrub for Tub and Sink Cleaning

DIY Scrub for Tub and Sink Cleaning

My mother-in-law gave me her DIY scrub for tub and sink cleaning, and I love it. With a simple four ingredients, you can create a refreshing scrub for the sink and the bathtub. I know sinks and tubs come in a variety of materials. I don't find this scrub to be that abrasive, but use your own judgement depending on what you have. Post contains affiliate links; all opinions are my own. DIY … [Read more...]

Lemon Oreo Banana Bread Recipe

Lemon Oreo Banana Bread Recipe

When I saw Lemon Oreos at the store the other day, I whipped them into my cart on auto-pilot. There's was no thought involved. Just, bam, in the cart, and now I will be making some Lemon Oreo recipes. Post contains affiliate links; all opinions are my own. My first Lemon Oreo kitchen adventure was to try to make banana bread. The first batch was a fail because I was wrongly deceived by a … [Read more...]

#FrozenCustardTime $1000 Sweepstakes

#FrozenCustardTime $1000 Sweepstakes

Photo credit: Fake Ginger Looking for inspiration for a delicious, yet easy dessert for your family? Explore the rich and creamy dessert ideas on the Frozen Custard Time Pinterest Board! When you begin treat planning with delicious, quality products, such as EDY’s® and DREYER’s Frozen Custard, you’ll save time and know you’ll be putting a dessert your family will appreciate on the … [Read more...]

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