April 22, 2014 


Organize Your Home or Office with DiVOGA Cork Collection

By Amy

 I received the DiVOGA products from OfficeMax in order to facilitate my review. The DiVOGA products featured in this giveaway are also provided by OfficeMax and will be sent to the winner directly. Opinions expressed in this post are 100% my own. I have not been compensated for this post in any other way.

 

The utterly cool people at OfficeMax

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February 4, 2014 


I fell in love with  A Timeless Romance Anthology: Love Letter Collection

By Amy Trauntvein

This review has not been compensated other than a copy of the book for review.  All opinions are honest and my own.

 

I was asked to read and review this just released book A Timeless Romance Anthology: Love Letter Collection, and I have to say, I LOVED it!  This book did not disappoint!   Finally a CLEAN romance, with not only one …

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December 6, 2013 


Family Dinner Night During the Holidays Using Ore-Ida Shredded Hash Browns

By Amy

I am a member of the Collective Bias® Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias and it’s advertiser.  #OreIdaHashbrn #shop #cbias

Ah, family time during the holidays.  Sometimes it’s hard to come by with all the parties, get-togethers, Christmas concerts, shopping, wrapping and delivering to do at this time of …

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December 4, 2013 


Forza Motorsport 5 and M&M’s this Christmas.

By Amy

I am a member of the Collective Bias® Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper insights study for Collective Bias and it’s client.  All pictures and opinions are 100% my own.

Some people can be pretty hard to buy for, for the holidays. Teens for instance, or maybe a husband?  I’ve got one, my hubby.  He’s not …

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November 14, 2013 


Got Mosquito’s?  ThermaCELL can help

I contacted ThermaCELL the summer of 2012, and asked if I could review their products.  Dave and the kids were going to Canada to fish and he has nasty experiences there with mosquito’s in previous years. ThermaCELL was great and sent me two products to review. .  Dave took the units to Canada with them, but never used them.  He said there was one day …

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November 11, 2013 


Utilize that Ceiling Storage Space!

I have wanted to get some kind of garage ceiling storage for a few years now. When Racor asked if I would like to review one of their products, and I saw they had this ceiling storage lift, I jumped on it.  They were awesome and sent it to me right away to review. I mentioned to them that it wouldn’t be until …

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October 17, 2013 


Easy Home Made Granola Recipe

by Amy

We love granola at our house!  My husband likes it with milk in a bowl, and my kids love snacking on it dry.  But no matter how it’s eaten, this recipe is fabulous and SO easy to make!  It stores well in an airtight container and has less fat and oil than store bought brands, and since it’s home made and fresh, it definitely tastes much better than the …

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October 2, 2013 


A Fun Visit at Ricart Columbus Auto Mall

By Amy Trauntvein

I was compensated for my time to visit to the Ricart Columbus Auto Mall. All photos and opinions are my own.

The Original Ford car is still displayed as it was back in the 1960′s.

Ricart Automotive Group sponsored a blogger event at their Ricart Mega Mall located in Columbus Ohio for us local …

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September 19, 2013 


Who Can Resist A Puppy?

We took that step in July and decided to get another dog (I thought it would be much longer before I was ready to get another puppy) after we lost our precious Sadie in April.  I didn’t get the first litter of pups I looked at, or the 2nd or 3rd.   I was able to walk away, and my  husband was shocked each …

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August 27, 2013 


Keep Track Of All Those Activities In One Space!

By Amy Trauntvein

I received this calendar for review, but all opinions and pictures are my own.

When you’ve got a house full of kids and adults who are busy, you’ve got a lot of activities, appointments, practices, lessons and everything else to keep track of!  Jen at Calendarsandchores.com must have seen me in her crystal ball because she asked to send me one of …

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August 6, 2013 


Surviving The New Puppy with The Carlson Maxi Pet Gate.

I was thrilled when the Carlson Pet Products company agreed to let me do a review on their Carlson Maxi Pet Gate.  I received this gate at no cost, but all thoughts, opinions and images are my own.

Knowing we were getting a new puppy, I was in a bit of a panic.  Knowing all the work that a …

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July 22, 2013 


Lands’ End Organizing and Storage Solution

By Amy Trauntvein

I received this set of Lands’ End Canvas Storage Totes, but the pictures and opinions and storage ideas are my own.

I adore Lands’ End! With their classic designs and high quality, you can never go wrong when choosing a Lands’ End product.  So when Lands’ End offered to send me a set of their Canvas …

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July 19, 2013 


Organize Those Pantries and Freezers with Freshtape

By Amy Trauntvein

I received some of the freshtape labels in order to share my review with you. My opinions and pictures are my own.

What is Freshtape you ask?   Freshtape is a new food-saving way to keep your opened food bags fresh AND organized!  Freshtape replaces the chip clips, twist-ties and tape that we all use to keep food fresh, and free from freezer …

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July 15, 2013 


We Had An Enjoyable Stay At Sawmill Creek Resort

Dave and I were invited to visit Put-in-Bay Island and stay at the Sawmill Creek Resort, for a review. The resort was about 1/2 hour away from Catawba, where we got off the ferry. It’s situated on Lake Erie, although you can’t see Lake Erie from the room we were staying in. a

As we drove into this golf resort, Dave realized …

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July 8, 2013 


Put-In-Bay, Ohio is an island in Lake Erie

It’s hard to believe that I’ve lived in Ohio all my life and have never been to Put-in-Bay. I’ve heard about it forever, but I never really had the opportunity to go or big desire. I had this offer to do a review of the island, and was told I could bring my family. I’ve always heard that Put-in-Bay was a “party” island, so I …

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