A very merry GIANT holiday {sponsored}

Holiday Dessert Recipes

One of the best parts of the holidays is the food! While we love to cook and bake all year-long we find cooking and baking at the holidays is so special! We have our own family traditions including baking lots of cookies, a big breakfast of cinnamon rolls on Christmas morning, and a hearty meal […]

The Intersection of Financial Health and Well-Being: Cigna study {sponsored}


Financial health is a key to success in life and the intersection of our financial health and our overall health and wellness can have a huge impact on us in the long-term. With the right tools, you can weather whatever life throws at you, whether it’s medical expenses or a busted water heater. Having healthy […]

5 Ways to Shop Smarter this Holiday Season {sponsored}

5 Ways to Shop Smarter this Holiday Season

December is all about family time, parties and celebrations, and of course shopping! With holiday parties, classroom events, baking, holiday parades, travel, gifts, and holiday feasts it can be tough to stay on top of saving money with all the shopping you have to do. Discover commissioned a recent independent poll about holiday shopping and […]

Holiday Breakfast Basket from the Supermarket #GiveBakery {Giveaway}

Give Bakery Because Logo

The holiday season is such a busy time of year. It’s a great kind of busy, of course. Occasionally though we may get overwhelmed or stressed about what to give someone during the holiday season. Whether it’s your child’s teachers, your neighbor that always gets your mail when you’re out of town, or a lovely […]

Gift Lists made Easy with WyshMe {sponsored}

Holiday Gift Lists WyshMe

WyshMe is a new gifting app that I’m obsessed with for the holidays. It makes gift lists easy and I consider it a must-have this holiday season. It also makes gift giving more fun by allowing you to see your friends gift lists which makes buying for them easier than pumpkin pie. The Lingo: Wysh […]

STEM Gift Ideas for Kids from RadioShack {sponsored}

STEM Gift Ideas for Kids

During the holiday season there are a ton of gift ideas for the kids on your list, but most list are missing STEM gift ideas. While we love games and toys we’re finding more and more that our kids prefer things to use to develop their passions and skills for STEM. To encourage their love […]

November 28 is You’re Welcome Day {giveaway}

Did you know today is ‘You’re Welcome Day?’ It’s a day to make a point of saying ‘you’re welcome’ whenever you have the opportunity. It’s a good reminder during this busy holiday season to not only use our manners, but to go out of our way for others. No matter how long our to do […]

Discover Helps you Save and Give This Holiday Season {sponsored}

Save More & Give Back for the Holidays

It’s officially the holiday season with Thanksgiving this week, and winter holidays just around the corner! This time of year is so busy, but also so amazing. We are busy with gift shopping and baking or cooking up our family favorites, but we also love to focus on giving back during the holiday season. Every step […]

10 Tips for Healthy Holidays from GIANT{sponsored}

10 Tips for Healthy Holidays with GIANT

The holiday season is here! With the holidays come holiday feasts, parties, and gatherings with friends and family all of which involve rich foods and sweet treats galore. I’m sure I’ll indulge a bit, but after sharing about my weight struggle I’ve working hard to lose weight, get healthy, and eat clean. That work has been paying […]

Barnes and Noble Discovery Weekend {sponsored}

Barnes & Noble Discovery Weekend

Last night Julie (from Julieverse) and I hosted a tweetup at our local Barnes & Noble store for a great group of local bloggers. We tweeted up a storm, shared gift ideas, and learned the awesome perks of shopping at Barnes & Noble this holiday season. We got a preview of what’s in store (pun […]