buy theirs, try ours free week at Giant.

*disclosure I received samples and a gift card.  All opinions are my own.




This week at Giant, you can purchase selected items and receive the store brand free.  I personally love many of these items and do not notice any difference.  This week we had bbq sauce on our chicken, pretzels, and used sunscreen and laundry detergent.


Make sure you are following on instagram for a flash Giant gift card giveaway.


Cheer on your team and stay safe #Worldcupfiesta


There are many things I learned while in college.  I love food, and I love World Cup.  I’m so excited to watch Mexico v. Brazil.  I am planning on having great friends and great food.

From my tailgating days and my days as I nurse, I know the importance of food safety.  I am an expert at having parties while keeping food on ice or warm. Food poisoning is serious, more than an upset stomach.  1 in 6 Americans could suffer from foodbourne illness this year.  That is 48 million people!  More than twice the amount of people who watched the US play Ghana in round 16 of the 2010 world cup.  Over 3000 people die from food poisoning each year.

Join us today at 1pm for a fun twitter party.  Learn more about the  #worldcupchat and #worldcupfiesta as well as sharing great recipes. Visit and learn about the Four Facts of Food Safety.  Clean, Separate, Cook and Chill.
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I will be making Elote, street fair corn.  Its so simple.  I cook the corn on the cob, smear it with Mayonaise and roll it in parmesan cheese and chili powder.  Es muy delicioso.


So Fresh and So Clean at the beach with Cottonelle #letstalkbums

*disclosure:  this post sponsored by Cottonelle.  All thoughts are my own.

One thing we all love is the beach.  We usually hit the waves by 9 am at the latest.  We eat breakfast at home and bring snacks.  I watch the kids rolls around in the surf, getting sand all over. 104_1009104_0950

Inevitably comes the dreaded words, “Mom I have to go potty.”  Depending which beach we are at this may be a problem.  When we are at a national park, the port a potties seem to have sandpaper toliet paper.  Luckily I am usually prepared thanks to Cottonelle.   I always have Cottonelle  Fresh Care Flushable Cleansing Cloths on the Go in my purse.  I transfer these into our beach bag.

They are great for the car trip as well stopping at rest stops.


Mommy’s Top 5 beach items: 1. A good book 2. Blanket size beach towel 3. Sand Toys 4. Snacks 5. Cottonelle Fresh Care Cleansing Cloths



Of course when we stay over at our beach house we bring our favorite TP as well.