Batgirl Costume

Girls Superhero Costume Review

Halloween is just a few short months away, and in my opinion it is never too early to plan for it. Halloween is my family's favorite holiday, seriously who doesn't like to dress up in fun costumes and have some fun? Since we have our 3 grandchildren I have to plan ahead to make sure we all get the … [Read more...]

SinfulColors Silk + Satin

SinfulColors New Collections For Summer

We are smack dabbed in the middle of summer, are you looking to add an extra splash of color to your hands or feet? SinfulColors has released two new nail polish collections just in time to add some pizzazz to your summer! The Silk + Satin Collection offers beautiful colors with a demi-matte … [Read more...]

Spencer's Marinade Recipe

Tasty Tuesday~Spencer’s Marinade Recipe

Here is a recipe my son came up with while making dinner one day. He was experimenting with trying to make a marinade and he was a little nervous about it. He used the marinade for pork chops that he was making. The ingredients are as follows; 2 Tablespoons of Sugar 1 Teaspoon of Balsamic … [Read more...]

Smoky Mountain Getaway Giveaway 8/21

My So Called Balanced Life is thrilled to have the opportunity to share this incredible travel getaway giveaway with you! Are you in need of a vacation somewhere beautiful? Bare Feet on the Dashboard is partnering with Hidden Mountain Resort, the Titanic Museum of Pigeon Forge, and Dollywood … [Read more...]

Dangerous Days of Daniel X

Spencer’s Corner ~ Update Day 7 #BookTubeAThon 2014

  All good things have to come to an end. Today was the final day of BookTubeAThon. I finished up two different books today and I am just starting another. I read “The Dangerous Days of Daniel X” and “The Floating Boy and the Girl Who Couldn’t Fly”. I am starting to read “Hallowed”. I am … [Read more...]

Family Value Pack

Celebrate Nation Grilling Month With Omaha Steaks #OmahaSteaks

Did you know July is National Grilling Month? How do you plan to celebrate? My husband and I have been celebrating every chance we get after all nothing tastes better than a hot off the grill burger. We love experimenting with different tastes and flavors, but it is hard to find a magnificent … [Read more...]

Graveyard Book

Spencer’s Corner ~ Update Day 6 #BookTubeAThon 2014

Today is day 6 of BookTubeAThon, tomorrow is the final day. I am looking forward to seeing how everyone’s progress in this challenge went. I loved doing this challenge and I can’t wait to do more of these challenges. I finished reading “The Graveyard Book” tonight and I did enjoy the second half of … [Read more...]

Where She Went

Spencer’s Corner ~ Update Day 5 #BookTubeAThon 2014

  I am a little behind in writing this today. I was trying to finish “Where She Went," so I completely forgot to write what I did yesterday. I finished “Where She Went” last night and it was superb, not as good as the first book, but I still liked it. I also read “A Monster Calls” and that … [Read more...]

Friday Chatter~5 Seconds of Summer – Amnesia

Happy Friday! The song for this week is called Amnesia from 3 Seconds of Summer.  I absolutely LOVE this song! I hope you enjoy it, as well. Be sure and share what you are listening to in the comments below. Have a great weekend! http://youtu.be/9u3y5fmoAvA … [Read more...]

If I Stay

Spencer’s Corner ~ Update Day 4 #BookTubeAThon 2014

  It is Day 4 and I love what I read this morning. I started If I Stay last night after finishing Sisters Red and I loved this book. I am started the second book today, but I was sidetracked by reading a few graphic novels. I read “Flight Volume One," “Flight Explorers Volume One," “Owly … [Read more...]

Sisters Red

Spencer’s Corner ~ Update Day 3 #BookTubeAThon 2014

So I haven’t read a whole lot today. My mother and I had to run some errands so I didn’t get a lot of reading done.I am sure I am not the only one who struggles to read when they have to run errands. I did read about 200 pages of Sisters Red, which I like, but at the same time it struggles to hold … [Read more...]

Rocky Mountain National Park

Wordless Wednesday~Snow On The Mountains

This was taken last week in Rocky Mountain National Park Colorado. There is still plenty of snow on top of the mountains, even in July. … [Read more...]

Harry Potter

Spencer’s Corner ~ Update Day 2 #BookTubeAThon 2014

Okay, everybody today is day two of BookTubeAThon. I finished Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, Hush Hush A Graphic Novel, and Scott Pilgrim graphic novels 1-6. I sort of got off track today when I read the Scott Pilgrim series, but I am jubilant I read them, I really needed something good to … [Read more...]

Downtown Aquarium

Take Your Kids To Downtown Aquarium Denver

Downtown Aquarium 700 Water Street Denver, CO 80211 303-561-4450 If you are looking for family friendly activities in Denver Colorado, I would certainly recommend The Downtown Aquarium. Since our family has grown over the year, we had to adjust our vacation plans. This year rather than … [Read more...]

Asian Inspired Chicken Wings

Tasty Tuesday~Asian Inspired Chicken Wings Recipe

I admit I have been a chicken wing roll lately, I just can't seem to get enough of them. I know I featured a spicy wing recipe last week, so I wanted to share a mild recipe this week. My grandchildren LOVE these wings! They are sweet, mild and ever so tasty! Here is what you need: Two pounds of … [Read more...]