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Tell Me About It Tuesday Blog Hop

Welcome to Tell Me About It Tuesday! Brought to you by our lovely hosts: Sweet Silly Sara Woman of Many Roles  Saving For My Family  Melissa Say What?   Calling all bloggers! Come link up your posts! We welcome anything except giveaways, Etsy shops or products/services you are selling. Please visit a few links and {Read More…}

2014 Hot Food Trends

2014 Food Trends

Become a Dining Daredevil in 2014! releases their Hot Food Trends for the New Year. Break free from the same-old dining routine in 2014 and try something new with the help of To help you start your own dining adventures, has compiled the 3 hottest trends to conquer at local restaurants near {Read More…}

Benefits of a Halogen Oven


January is a popular time of year when people start thinking about getting healthy or losing weight with New Year’s resolutions. Most people immediately turn to diet and exercise resolutions only to fail after a month or two because they’re depriving themselves of the foods they love. I’m a firm believer in baby steps. Just {Read More…}

Cream Cheese Kolaches with Fruit Topping/Filling

Cream cheese kolaches with fruit filling

Kolaches (Ka-LACH-keys) are a Czech pastry and Polish pastry. Making Kolaches was always a family tradition from the time my mother married my stepfather (aka Dad), when I was about 8. My stepfather comes from a Polish background and grew up in Cicero, a suburb of Chicago, Illinois. It’s been at least 7 years since {Read More…}

The Benefits of Matcha

The Benefits of Matcha - Kiss Me Organics

Disclosure: I got this product as part of an advertorial. What is Matcha? The first thought in your mind is likely, what is matcha? Matcha is green tea, finely ground and in a powder format.  The tea leaves that produce matcha are grown in the shade, which result in a darker green color and more {Read More…}’s Holiday Gift Guide 2013 Holiday Gift Guide

I received a gift card for the purpose of this review. This post was made possible by Mom Spark Media. Thoughts are my own. Finding the perfect gift for someone is always a challenge, especially if they’re hard to buy for, whether it be because they have everything or they’re picky or you want to {Read More…}

Tips for Finding Mom Time


Have you ever noticed that when mom is ill, she longs for her own mother’s care no matter what her age? Mom’s are often the primary care provider for all family members, as well as being the primary caregiver for the home.  Moms often sacrifice their own needs and wants, putting the needs and wants {Read More…}

White Mountain Bread French Toast with Apple Cranberry Compote

White Mountain French Toast with Cranberry Apple Compote Recipe - Melissa Say What © 2013

    About 10 years ago, I first experienced French Toast using White Mountain Bread.  I don’t know much about the bread itself, but it’s superior to white bread french toast or even wheat french toast.  The flavor resembles an Italian bread, but with a top coated with cake flour which gives the bread the {Read More…}

Workouts at a Fraction of the Cost of a Gym

No More Excuses - It's Time to Workout with Workouts on Demand

These are all common excuses we use to avoid working out to meet our physical health and fitness goals, including weight loss.  They’re not all the excuses or else you’d be reading them for hours, but they’re certainly among the most common. If you subscribe to cable television, you might have access to on demand {Read More…}

Survey Roundtable

Survey Roundtable

Survey Roundtable is a new addition to the online survey community. I enjoy taking online surveys because it gives me a chance to voice my opinion to brands and influence products or services. Taking surveys also exposes you to the research and development phase of products and services, before they even hit the market. Of course, it’s always more enjoyable when you’re rewarded with virtual debit cards from popular brands such as Amazon, Barnes and Nobile, CVS, Fandango, GAP Brands, Container Store and more.