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]

star wars baby announcement

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]

tennage mutant ninja turtles TMNT cake

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"

Berry Cherry Pie recipe {+ giveaway} #ad #SummerDessertWeek

This berry cherry pie recipe is being shared as a part of #SummerDessertWeek. I was sent products from some sponsoring brands. Opinions of products and brands are my own. berry cherry pie One of my favorite desserts this summer has been this berry cherry pie recipe. I got my hands on some Rainier fruit cherries…  Continue Reading

Wyndham Garden Lake Buena Vista Disney Springs Resort Disneymoon #WyndhamGardenLBV

I recently shared that Jersey Boy and I eloped to Disney. We chose to stay at the Wyndham Garden Lake Buena Vista Disney Springs Resort for our Disneymoon. We have been to Disney before but this was our first stay at the Wyndham Garden. Are you thinking about staying at the Wyndham Garden Disney Springs…  Continue Reading

Bring on the summer days and clogged drains

The kids are home with us for the summer. The extra days of them being here means extra bathroom use. More days of long showers (why does it take a 9 year old 30 minutes to take a 10 minute shower), more times that the sink is running. More use means more clogged drains. Thankfully…  Continue Reading

Meatballs recipe to make meatball subs

Though I am a southern girl some of my favorite comfort food is Italian. Meatballs are one of those comfort foods. I prefer to bake the meatballs instead of pan frying. They end up being tender all the way through without ending up too tough. The size that my husband shapes them in to makes…  Continue Reading

HOOT for Kids box- monthly subscription toys

These days it seems like you can get a monthly subscription box for just about anything. Meals to make at home, clothes, jewelry, and so much more. We had the opportunity to customize a monthly box of toys for Kaylee with Hoot for Kids. Born out of the belief that toys foster growth and developed…  Continue Reading