Spend Less Time Cleaning! #SwifferEffect #Giveaway @Swiffer #Ad

*I participated in this campaign on behalf of Swiffer. I received a promotional item to facilitate this review and as a thank you item for participating.  All opinions are my own.    Last week, my boys and I had the pleasure of meeting acclaimed singer, songwriter, author and mom, Jewel.  It turns out that she doesn't have a lot of time to clean either since she is a Working Mom just like I am!    Whatever little time we both have, we would rather spend it with our children.  During the event, she unveiled her own unique version of the popular family "Clean-Up Song" to celebrate the debut of the new Swiffer Sweep & Trap.  It is specifically designed to make clean-up easier than ever before!    I loved that the new Sweep & Trap not only picks up small particles, but it also picks up larger ones such as breakfast cereal and other larger particles with one easy swipe.  As a matter of fact, it does such a great job and is so easy to use that the kids can now help with … [Read more...]

What Is The Key To Our Long And Happy Marriage? #SwifferEffect #Ad

*This sponsored post was written by me on behalf of Swiffer.  All opinions are 100% mine.    Many people often ask my husband and I what the key to our long and happy marriage is.  You see, we have been married for fourteen years this November and we really do have a great marriage.  I guess most are surprised that a marriage could last this long considering what the rate of divorce is in this country.     When I sit down to think about what makes our marriage so great there are many things that come to mind that make me smile about our relationship.  First and foremost, it's not a perfect one and that really is an important ingredient in this recipe for joy.  Anyone who tells you they have the perfect union is not being totally honest.  Accepting one another with all of our flaws is important and allows us to be honest with one another.     The next thing that has contributed to the longevity of our marriage is the fact that we have very open communication.  My husband and I … [Read more...]