#LetFreedomBloom And Declare Your Independence This July 4th! #BestMates

*This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Outback Steakhouse.  All opinions are 100% mine.     Today is the 4th of July and, while many of you are planning family barbecues or having gatherings with your loved ones, it's important to remember the significance of this special day for this country.  It is the birthday of our great nation and a great way to celebrate it is by letting freedom "bloom."     Outback Steakhouse is honoring this special day by "letting freedom bloom" and offering a FREE Bloomin' Onion to share with your family and friends at the table when you visit any participating Outback location within the 50 states.  All you have to do to get this great deal is to tell your server to "Let freedom bloom!" Content and/or other value provided by out partner, Outback Steakhouse.     Outback has been supporting out troops, who safeguard the freedom we celebrate on this day, through Operation Homefront.  For more than three years, they have donated over two … [Read more...]

What Does It Mean To Truly Serve? #BestMates #Ad #Giveaway

*This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Outback Steakhouse.  All opinions are 100% mine.     In a few weeks, most of us will be celebrating July 4th and spending time with our loved ones outdoors barbecuing and watching fireworks.  Many times we forget the true meaning of some of these holidays as we get caught up in the festivities.  Since this particular day is dedicated to celebrating our independence, I thought it fitting that I pay tribute to the service member in our family who selflessly helps protect our freedom and the freedom of all Americans through her service in the United States Navy.     I've known my Sister in Law, Ebony, since she was a 13 year old girl and I began dating her older brother whom is now my husband for the past thirteen years.  I was immediately drawn to her sparkling personality and her ability to light up the room with her smile.  While my husband was stationed at Fort Bragg during his military service, she and I would spend girl time … [Read more...]