Friday, October 31, 2014

Harlem Globetrotters

Don't Miss The Harlem Globetrotters Coming to Chattanooga on Jan. 14th.

 Save $7 Off Select Tickets to any Harlem Globetrotter Game with promo code FAMGUIDE now on sale! The iconic Harlem Globetrotters are coming to an arena near you with their unrivaled family show, featuring some of the greatest athletes on the planet. With incredible ball handling wizardry, amazing rim-rattling dunks and trick shots, side-splitting comedy and unequaled on-court fan interaction, this must-see event is guaranteed to entertain the whole family creating memories that will last a lifetime. The Globetrotters will face a great challenge this year against the Washington Generals who were the last team to beat the Globetrotters in 1971, and are now coached by a former member of that team. They are on a mission and will do whatever it takes to win, with a new strategy that is sure to give the Globetrotters a run for their money.
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Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Campbells Tasters Products and Recipes

I am lucky to be chosen as a Campbell's taster so over the next few days I will be sharing the dishes I am trying out to #discovercampbells new products. I hope you enjoy the meals I share and if you try any of them, I would love to see the results and hear your opinion.

This was my box of goodies I got to test out recipes and enjoy. 
 There are lots of goodies here and I couldn't wait to get started.
Day 1 of this #CampbellsTasters adventure featured some kicked up Tatertot Casserole. 

This is a simple recipe my family loves. Originally this casserole was just cream of mushroom soup with ground beef topped with tater tots and cheese, I decided to mix it up by using some creamy poblano & queso soup along with the cream of mushroom and a can of milk. I mixed the soup mixture, tatertots, ground meat, and a can of mushrooms together and poured into a 9x13 pan. Bake at 400 degrees for 40 minutes. We absolutely loved it like this! 

I will be updating this post daily with the new recipes I try each day! Stay Tuned!!! 

Ok So I didn't update daily because I got word to save for some special events.... but anyway....
 Day 2 We had Loaded Potato Soup on that first cold night of the season. It was amazing and something I have been wanting to try but had not really found a recipe that looked easy enough.
The recipe for this was on the back of the cream starters box. 
Tonight we are having Parmesan Chicken.... 
 I don't really think there is a need to remind you of the ease of using these products. They are full of flavor but so easy and quick that even the busiest families can enjoy them.

Day Whatever this is.... I have lost count! But I did manage to snap pics each night I cooked using my Campbells products. The Light Alfredo sauce tasted just like the regular stuff so I felt a little better thinking I was being a little healthier.

 I used the Savory Portabello Soup for easy cooking to make beef stroganoff and it was so very flavorful. I loved it and had to see what other varieties of this soup there was.
 I found this sweet onion soup for easy cooking and the recipe for mini meatloaves looked mighty good. I made it exactly like the recipe called and it was easy and amazing! I will be making this again very very soon.
 I have been loving all the differen sauces that ake my kitchen time so easy. It makes choosing the right spices so easy. I am the worst at knowing what to use to flavor my roasts. This slow cooker sauce was fully flavored all I had to do was pour it in!

 My hubby loves this soup on baked potatoes. He insists hat I get more and it is so easy he can do it himself!
 Oh, Speaking of the hubby.... He is also really enjoying the sea salt and clam V8 juice! I couldn't get him to pose for a picture though. :(

 So, I may not have kept on track with updating this blog daily but I did very much enjoy experimenting with some new products. I have always been a lover of Campbells Products and these new products are no different!

This is a #sponsored post. I was provided products for testing purposes. All opinions expressed are my honest opinions.

Monday, October 20, 2014

DKnight Magicbox Ultra-Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Review

 I got this speaker for review purposes and it was immediately claimed by my husband! He thought this was the greatest thing ever! He drives a farm truck with no radio so he was easily able to connect his android phone to this speaker and use it in the truck with no problem. We are both amazed at how loud it is. I am so surprised that such a small speaker can put out such amazing sound. I absolutely love it and will be purchasing another as a gift this holiday season.
  • Supports Wireless Music Streaming via New Bluetooth v3.0 Technology.
  • Two highly powerful 40mml total 6W acoustic drivers and ultra-small size produce a wide audio spectrum
  • Built-in Li-Ion Rechargeable Battery for up to 10 hours of playtime. Built-in microphone for hands-free speaker phone calling Easy to pair - No code/pin needed
  • Easily to carry with, only 8.3 ounces.Plays all Audio devices through 3.5mm Aux in Jack.
I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.

Apple Certified 6 Feet Lightning Cable Review

  • Premium Quality Guarantee - The cable material, connectors, design, and package are all directly Approved and Certified by Apple, to meet Apple performance standards under Apple's MFi program. We proudly present AYL MFI Apple certified 8-Pin lightning cable.
  • Compatibilty - Compatible with every Apple Lightning connector device, charge and sync for : iPhone 6 / iPhone 6 Plus / 5S / 5C / 5, iPad 4, iPad Air Mini Mini2, iPod Touch 5th gen, and iPod Nano 7th gen. It also supports Mac and Windows PC.
  • 6 Feet Long is Most Convenient and Popular Length - With the 6 Foot cable, it provides you more freedom to select a more comfortable location for you when your Apple device is charging no matter at home, in the car, or in a store.
  • Stylish and Slim Lightning connector design that allows it to be used with most devices without removing your case. *Waterproof cases like LifeProof need to be taken off in order to use our 6' Apple MFI Certified Cable.
I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.

My Credit Chart Review

My daughter, like many others, has trouble keeping up with her daily activities. As a mom of 3, it is impossible to keep reminding everyday for each little thing that needs to be done.
My Credit Reward Chart is made just for the purpose of reminding kids for those specific things. The most common things, (i.e. getting dressed, eating healthy, brushing teeth and being kind) are already specified on the chart. There are 2 blank spaces to enter your own personalized chores to be completed. We entered a couple that we were having trouble with. At the bottom of each day is a total for the amount of check marks earned that day. The overall check marks earn a specific reward that you can also write in at the very bottom.

This chart did come in handy for my girls for a while. They were earning rewards and remembering to do their chores and daily duties until the new wore off and they kind of slacked off.
I do feel like this is a good tool for helping children learn what needs to be done on a daily basis.

I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.

Friday, October 10, 2014

Hoping for a Keurig Party

Have you guys applied to Houseparty yet? I have gotten a few different houseparties through them and they are so much fun!
I have had Monopoly, Fancy Feast, Sodastream, Walgreens, MorningStar Farms, and Krusteaz Flatbread Parties.

Right now they are taking applications for a #KeurigParty
If selected for this party the host will get several items for the party including a Keurig 2.0 Brewer.

Keurig® 2.0 Brewing Technology™

All Keurig® 2.0 brewers feature Keurig® 2.0 Brewing Technology™ which reads each lid to deliver a perfect beverage every time. This ensures that the Keurig® 2.0 system delivers on the promise of excellent quality beverages, produced simply and consistently, using the best Keurig® brewer technology. Plus, new features like strength control allow you to brew bolder coffee with the strong setting.

Keurig® K-Cup® and K-Carafe™ packs

Brew for One. Brew for All. With Keurig® 2.0 you have the option to brew a K-Cup® or a K-Carafe™ pack to brew up to four cups of your favorite beverages at once. Brew the perfect beverage every time.

I am so excited and am hoping for this party! They will be selecting 1000 hosts for this party. So if you would like a shot go sign up with and apply too!!!

Good Luck!!! 

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Recreate an Old Standby- Chili Mac

I am the world's worst at reusing leftovers and turning them into something else. So, when +Crowdtap  challenged me to create a new dish out of an old favorite, I knew exactly what to do with last nights chili!
These cold fall nights have called for some yummy comfort food. Besides chili, What is more comforting than mac & cheese? Oh yeah! Some chili-mac sure hits the spot.
I just grabbed a single jar of  Ragu Double Cheddar, some leftover chili, and cooked up some macaroni noodles. (of course any pasta would work) Tada.... instant chili mac! This one quick dish! Top with your favorite chili fixins, and viola! a yummy, stick to your ribs, kind of meal!