Driveshop To The Rescue with the New 2017 Mazda CX-9 Signature Edition #DriveMazda

Disclosure: Thanks to Drive Shop for giving me the opportunity to drive the 2017 Mazda CX-9 for 7 days.  No compensation was exchanged. Opinions expressed here are always my own. I have a confession to make..... I have a love/hate relationship with my current vehicle. I love that I don't have any payments to make every month since I've had it for over 9 years and I love that my husband is able to fix almost anything that is wrong with the car. But.....I hate the fact that it's an older … [Read more...]

20 Things I Wish I did on the Disney Wonder. #Disneysmmc

Disclosure: My family and I were invited to take part in the Disney Social Media Moms Celebration conference at Disney World and on the Disney Wonder cruise ship. We paid a fee to attend but also received special discounts and complimentary gifts. All opinions are 100% my own. I recently went on my second Disney cruise, thanks to the wonderful Disney Social Media Moms Celebration team. It was just as magical and amazing as the first one, if not better! This time around, I was 100% sure I … [Read more...]

Enter Your Cutie into #Zulilycutie’s Contest!

I first discovered Zulily on Facebook when one of my blogging buddies posted a few of her great finds.  I was intrigued so I messaged her to see what it was all about. Sure enough, I got an invite and the rest is history! I love Zulily. I buy items from the app every month. I also love the fact that when you purchase one item, they throw in free shipping for the next few days. You cannot beat that. So since I love Zulily so much, I wanted to share some really great news. Zulily has … [Read more...]

5 Tips on How to File Your Taxes Early!

Tax season has officially kicked-off! With the deadline being April 18, many taxpayers wait until last minute to file their taxes. According to the IRS, close to 75% of taxpayers received a refund of  about $2,800 last year. Did you know if you file your taxes earlier you may receive your refund before everyone else? Marinés Duarte, TurboTax spokesperson and lifestyle expert, shares five advantages of filing your taxes early: File your taxes for free: Last year, 10 million people across … [Read more...]

{Review} Road Trippin’ in the 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander GT S-AWC #DriveShop #DriveMitsubishi

Disclaimer: Thanks to Drive Shop and Mitsubishi, I was given the opportunity to test drive the 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander for seven days. All opinions are 100% my own. Every time I get a vehicle loaned from Drive Shop, I make it a point to go somewhere miles away so that I can get a good feel for the way the vehicle drives and handles on the road. So that's exactly what I did; I took a small road trip with my youngest to New Jersey to visit my sister for the weekend. I was beyond grateful … [Read more...]

Hittin’ The Road to Lancaster, PA in the New 2017 Mazda CX-3 Grand TouringAWD #DriveShop #DriveMazda

Disclosure: Thanks to Drive Shop for giving me the opportunity to drive the 2017 Mazda CX-3 for ten days.  Opinions expressed are always my own. I've said it before and I'll say it again - I love going on road trips.  I truly enjoy the adventure, the open road and the quality time spent with my loved ones. We can chat, crack jokes, listen to music and even play games. A few weekends ago, my family and I packed up the Mazda CX-3 and took off to Lancaster, Pennsylvania for a fun 80's themed … [Read more...]

Weekend Getaway to Hershey Park in the 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage G4 SE #DriveShop #DriveMitsubishi

Disclaimer: Thanks to Drive Shop and Mitsubishi, I was given the opportunity to test drive the 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage G4 SE for one full week. All opinions are 100% my own. No monetary compensation was received. I'm accustomed to driving an SUV since I've owned a Kia Sorento for nine years so I wasn't quite excited about driving around in a Mitsubishi Mirage for a week.  Although I was definitely grateful to Drive Shop for providing the Mirage for our Hershey Park road trip, I really … [Read more...]

Back-To-School Shopping with the 2016 Mazda CX-9 Signature AWD @MazdaUSA #DriveMazda #DriveShop

Disclaimer: Thanks to Drive Shop and Mazda, I was given the opportunity to test drive the 2016 Mazda CX-9 for one whole week. All opinions are 100% my own. I dread back-to-school shopping every year like the plague! The running around, trying to score deals, comparing prices  and the crowds are not my thing at all. Heck - walking though the mall is not my thing neither but it's inevitable. It's something I must do.  I don't want my kids going back to school with nothing. What kind of mother … [Read more...]

Driving Around in a 2016 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring #DriveShop #DriveMazda

Disclaimer: Thanks to Drive Shop and Mazda, I was given the opportunity to test drive the 2016 Mazda CX-5 for one whole week. All opinions are 100% my own. Last week, I had the amazing privilege to test drive this blue beauty: A 2016 Mazda CX-5 for a full seven days.  I test drove one other vehicle a few years back, so I was beyond excited to test drive this sporty crossover since we are in the market to either purchase or lease a new vehicle within the next year. The Mazda CX-5 … [Read more...]

Live.

Happy new year everyone! Eleven days in and this is my first post of the year. Whoa! I really need to make some blog adjustments this year. So while everyone else is trying to keep their resolutions or goals, I just came up with one motivational word for the year and that word is Live. You may be asking why live? Well since 2015 didn't end so well with my mom passing and all, I decided that I will stop being down, stop feeling depressed and unmotivated to do anything and instead turn … [Read more...]