Money Saving Back to school lunch & snack idea: DIY Uncrustables

I am not a DIY person at all. Not crafty remotely, but I always have cool ideas and love when someone else can figure out how to do it. LOL. This recipe or creation you may call it came from a friend of mine Miss Gekeetah. She knows how to make almost anything to help Read More

Redbox Movie Pick of the week: “42” Review and Free Promo Code

So normally when we take our weekly trip to Redbox we get 3 movies one for the kiddo, one for the hubz, and one for me. Very rarely do we all have one movie in common that we all equally want to see. Except for this random Redbox stop yesterday. I didn’t feel like cooking Read More

Back to School rescue by Walgreens HealthCare Clinic

I am a member of Collective Bias Social Fabric Community. This Shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper insights study for Collective Bias and their client. Back to school prep is officially over for the Pyles’ household. Dereon just started first grade this month at a new school so they needed all his Read More

Cheap and fun things to do with your kids this summer break!

Still have a few weeks until the kids go back to school? Yay to not having to wake up extra early in the morning to get the kiddo to school. And yay to not having to wash uniforms and yay to not having to beg them to go to bed by 9pm. But what about Read More

KId and Man free vacation? Top 5 budget friendly Girl’s Night out ideas for moms

Just made it back last night from an all girl trip to Miami. Our stay was Wednesday morning til Sunday night. We had a blast! Tried lots of new things, had cocktails, went clubbing and did all kinds of sight seeing. It was. Incredible. I left the kiddo and the Hubz at home. They both had Read More

Our Adventure: The 2013 Taste of Chicago |The Humana Experience

Last Wednesday me and my little family ventured to the 2013 Taste of Chicago. And we had a blast! Our first stop was the Humana Experience booth. Dereon was treated like an “adult” registered in and encouraged to try the fitness challenges. Once he received his pedometer he kept tracking his number of steps the whole Read More

What to do when visiting the Taste of Chicago 2013 ? Check out Humana Healthier Choices *GIVEAWAY*

Visiting the Taste of Chicago this year? Check out Humana Healthier Choices! I am a true Chicagoan. I was born and raised in Chicago and one of my favorite Chicago perks is attending the Taste! That has been a family tradition that I carry out to this day. I am a true foodie and there Read More

Nerf SuperSoaker HouseParty

Nerf Super Soaker House Party!! Yes I won and the prize pack was crazy! 5 Nerf Super Soakers $5 off any Nerf Super Soakers coupons for the guests 12 Full sized bags of Cheetos Natural White Cheaddar puffs $1 dollar off coupons Cheetos Natural White Cheddar puffs Nerf Super Soaker Tattoos for the kid guests Read More

Blogging 101 aka Blogging for dummies

Before I started my blog I wanted to know all the Do’s and Don’ts of blogging and how I could merge it into the social media world that I’m addicted to. Of course the first place I went to get information is Google, I read many articles and blog entries on blogging and how to start off as Read More

Mothers gaining angels?

Mother’s Day….such a special day, I’ve spent several school years making cards and arts and crafts for the two most important women in my life. Every year they would act surprised and shocked and explain how my “gift” would be placed on their desk at work or placed on the fireplace at home so all Read More