Goodbye Mama Bee Does, a new chapter in life brings a new blog name- A Blender Mom

Blogs change all the time. Some for the better- some not so much. I’m hoping this change for me puts me in the success stories category. This blog was started on Blogspot in 2007. I was coupon clipping mama b back then. Then I abandoned the blogspot ship for Word Press and re-branded as Thrifty… [Continue Reading]

Special announcement we have- May the 4th be with us #babyannouncement #StarWarsDay

It’s Star Wars day. May the 4th be with us. Jersey Boy and I have an announcement we have been excitedly awaiting to share with everyone today… Oh sith! A bump in the force there has been! Pregnant I am. The reaction from my 8 year old at the end of the video had us… [Continue Reading]

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles pizza cake

Before taking a trip last weekend I had a cake order for a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles cake to make for a sweet little girl that we had the pleasure of meeting in my youngest sons kindergarten class. She was also on the basketball team and track team with my son. I wanted her to… [Continue Reading]

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Pinterest Pin worthy? Vinegar and Dawn DIY tub cleaner

I saw a pin on Pinterest where she used hot white vinegar and Dawn to clean the tub. She let it set an hour or two and then wiped it down. Clean tub with no scrubbing? Yes please! So I got around to trying this out a couple weeks ago. So is this pin really… [Continue Reading]

"vinegar and Dawn DIY tub cleaner"

Want a workout but can’t afford the gym? Try no cost BeFit workouts

I have a few workout DVDs that I use. I have Biggest Loser, Jillian Michaels, Walk Away the Lbs., Lindsay Brin DVDs but still I like to keep things mixed up and not doing the same workouts week after week. Towards the end of my Shaklee 180 journey I came across BeFit. Lionsgate BeFit is… [Continue Reading]

"BeFit free workout videos"

Mama and me- single mom success #ad #SingleParentsDay

She put up with a lot from him. Thrown furniture, physical and verbal abuse, fights, uncertainty of a good day much less a good future. She eventually made a choice for her self and her newborn. She chose to get away from him. She chose to work her ass off on her own. She chose…  Continue Reading

Han Solo’s story has begun! #starwars

The news is out…Han Solo’s story has begun! Photography on the untitled Han Solo Star Wars Story has officially begun. What do we know about Han Solo’s story so far? HAN SOLO – SMUGGLER. SCOUNDREL. HERO. A NEW STAR WARS STORY BEGINS The adventure-filled past of the iconic scoundrel and everyone’s favorite Wookiee is going…  Continue Reading

Planning a second wedding- we have set a date!

Jersey boy aka Proud Geek Daddy surprised me back in July when he proposed to me in front of my family and friends right before we were going to reveal the gender of our baby. I always thought I would get married only once but here I am planning a second wedding. I let go…  Continue Reading

Fandango $25 gift card giveaway #MovieMadness

There are some new releases to the theaters lately that you may be wanting to see or take the family to see- Lego Batman, Fifty Shades Darker, LA LA LAND, Sing, XXX: The Return of Xander Cage or you may be waiting to see the upcoming movies like Kong: Skull Island or Beauty and the…  Continue Reading

How we survived a broken arm and leg + how to win $500 #ad #UnitedHealthcare

Last year right after school started my youngest son decided it was a good idea to try and go down some stone steps outside our apartment with his roller skates still on. The result of that great idea was a broken arm and a broken leg. Let me just say thank goodness for insurance! I…  Continue Reading