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"

Jord watch unique Valentine’s gift for him + #giveaway @woodwatches_com

He’s like no other man I have known. He is one of a kind, unique, and I love that about him. I’m talking about my fiance Jersey Boy aka Geek Daddy. I’m not usually one for Valentine’s Day. I think you should show your love year round for your significant other not just one day…  Continue Reading

New movie trailer & Belle’s blueberry doughnut recipe #BeOurGuest #BeautyandtheBeast

When I think of Belle and the new live action movie Beauty and the Beast I think: blue (Belle’s dress in the beginning of the movie), yellow (her ballgown), and roses (the Beast’s enchanted rose under glass). Did you happen to catch the final trailer for Beauty and the Beast during The Bachelor last night? The…  Continue Reading

An Edifier R980T 4″ Active Bookshelf Speakers Giveaway!

Do you like to have a jam session to your favorite songs while you clean house? I do and it’s worse when I clean when I am upset. The louder the music the more I push myself at whatever I’m cleaning. Having a good set of speakers can make a big difference. Welcome to “the…  Continue Reading

Try the Grey Stuff- Beauty & The Beast inspired dessert #BeOurGuest #BeautyAndTheBeast

Have you seen the new character posters featuring Emma Watson as Belle and Dan Stevens as the Beast from Disney’s upcoming live-action adaptation of the studio’s animated classic (and one of the most beloved tales ever told), Beauty and the Beast? The film, which brings the story and characters audiences know and love to life…  Continue Reading

Dollar Shave Club is for ladies too! (razor handle, 4 cartridges, $5 credit all for $1!)

When Geek Daddy and I first started sharing a bathroom I noticed a Bathroom Minutes booklet and package of razor cartridges on the sink next to his shaving supplies. I was intrigued, so later that evening I asked him about the booklet. He said he gets the Dollar Shave Club razor cartridges delivered once a…  Continue Reading