Wordless Wednesday Band Camp #WW


James has signed up for Marching Band! He has played the trumpet since the third grade. As an incoming seventh grader, he is able to join his middle school/high school marching band – the Marching Spartans. When a student signs up for marching band, they must attend a one week long, very intense, overnight band […]

Holland House Cooking Wine Prize Pack Giveaway & Pork Terderloin Recipe 9/9


The summer is really flying by, but we still have several weeks left to do some outdoor grilling. To celebrate the remaining summer grilling season,  I am hosting a giveaway of a Holland House Summer Grilling Kit. One Moms Own Words reader will win a portable cooler that is brimming with approx. $50 worth of […]

Discovering My Surname Origin on Ancestry.com #surnameproject


Thank you to Ancestry.com for helping me to learn about my family history. We all have a family tree, and yet how many of us really know it beyond our grandparents and great grandparents?  I didn’t know anything about my surname origin beyond my grandfather Ernest Davis on my Dad’s side. He passed away the […]

Saturday Giveaway Linky Link Your Giveaways 8/16


James had a busy week at Marching Band camp. The majority of the players are shown above practicing at the camp. As a beginning 7th grader, he is able to be a part of the Marching Spartans Marching Band (which includes middle school age and high school kids.) It is a huge commitment for a […]

Groovy Lab in a Box Giveaway and Review 9/2


I received the Groovy Lab in a Box to facilitate this review. Opinions expressed are my own. Groovy Lab in a Box is a product of Academics in a Box Inc. These “labs” are developed by a team of scientists and educators to be more than a science kit but instead a truly custom STEM […]

Wordless Wednesday Rock-a-Bye Chicken #WW


When you raise hens from little chicks and hold them and squeeze them and name them boys names like Tico, Johnny, Jeffery and Cooper, they tend to enjoy that bond throughout their lives. Here is Ryan snuggling with Jeffery (a hen).  To think they give us eggs too! An InLinkz Link-up Post Footer automatically generated […]

George Stella Raspberry Drop Scones


For those following the Trim Healthy Mama plan, these delicious low carb scones are an S (Satisfying) dessert. These have 3 grams of net carbs per scone. This recipe is courtesy of George Stella from the book George Stella’s Still Livin’ Low Carb; A lifetime of Low Carb Recipes. So what crazy diet am I […]

Storage Technologies Kitchen Organizing Products Prize Pack #Giveaway 8/31


  Ebase4.com is a company that manufactures BBQ accessories, storage products, bath products, and more. Their Storage Technologies line features proprietary products like their KnifeDock™ in retailers such as Williams Sonoma, Bed Bath and Beyond, Container Store, Crate and Barrel and others. I received these products for review and for this awesome giveaway, one Moms […]