Why You Should Choose Wood Flooring (or Laminate) When You Have Kids!

People tend to think that wood flooring (or laminate) and kids just shouldn’t be put together, but it really isn’t the case. Wood and Laminate VS. Carpet Although carpet is much softer than wood and laminate flooring, keeping it clean can be a big issue. We all know how messy kids can be. A sticky lolly will stick to the fibres, a spilled yoghurt or a cup of milk poured on the floor just for the fun of it could cause some unsightly, … [Read more...]

National Geographic Ocean Animals #Giveaway ENDS 8/8

Both books were given to me and my family by National Geographic Kids to use in facilitating our review.  All opinions are ours alone. Summer is the perfect time for trips to the aquarium, beach and the movies on those days that are just too hot to stay outdoors for very long.  Disney Pixar's Finding Dory is one movie that I would love to take my children to go see.  My youngest loves fish and was definitely interested when I showed him … [Read more...]

Pokemon On The Go Craze

I am sure that you have heard about the Pokemon On The Go game by now.  My teenager told my husband about it and before you knew it, they were both testing it out.  I'm not much on games so I just listened as they talked about this new game and the tricks they had learned. We have a cool outdoor shopping area in our town called Market Street.  It has great outdoor shopping and many restaurants.  My husband took me this week and everyone … [Read more...]

Priority Cleaning After An Illness

No amount of hand sanitizer or vitamins prevents your kids from falling ill. You can be the most careful, most diligent parent in the world, but one night a child will walk into your bedroom while you sleep soundly and promptly vomit all over the floor next to your bed. Fear not, mom and dad, that same child will then tell you that she already vomited in her bed, her hallway and once for good measure in the living room on her way into your room. … [Read more...]

Sand & Sun At Galveston Beach

Galveston Island is always a great getaway spot for our family.  It is close to home and makes you feel as if you've stepped right into vacation mode.  The beach, the wind, fun gift shops, great restaurants and more!  The cleanliness of the Galveston Beach water is nothing when compared to a Florida Beach, but Galveston is less then two hours away from home.  The boys love playing in the beach, dreaming about catching small sharks off the pier … [Read more...]

Are You Dealing With A ‘terrible Two’s Toddler’?

  If your toddler has entered the ‘terrible two’s’ phase, do not worry! It is just that, only a phase! Yes, it can be very frustrating to deal with but you will get through it. We have to remember that they are just as frustrated as we are. Toddler are finally learning how to express themselves at that age, but they still cannot hold a conversation so they get frustrated when trying to “say” how they feel or “tell” us what they want. … [Read more...]

GFY (Good For You) Carwash Now Hiring

It’s that time, our hiring process for #GFY Express Carwash has now begun for both part time and full time employees! You can download our #GFY Express Carwash applications, print, complete and return them through email to contactus@gfycarwash.com  We’re excited about building our team and opening our carwash to the public in the latter part of July 2016. #GFY Express Carwash is the perfect carwash for busy people!  Remain in your car, … [Read more...]

Invisalign…Is It For You?

My son just turned sixteen and was dead set against getting braces so we decided to go the Invisalign route.  In terms of pricing, the Invisalign trays were cheaper than traditional braces.  We ordered them and returned to get the first trays put on a few weeks later.  We were given eight packs of trays and instructed to keep all the trays and change them out for the next set of trays each Friday.  At the end of the eight trays, Travis will … [Read more...]

Save Time – “Learn” Your Waterpark

We’ve spent enough time at Wet N Wild Splashtown this summer to get our routine down to beat the lines and catch the wave pool at just the right time. Getting to the waterpark when the gate first opens is the prime time to plan your arrival.  It’s perfect for riding those large attractions that always have lines that seem to be never ending, like the Tornado or the FloRider!  We keep our waterpark season passes on a keychain which is … [Read more...]

Give Cellulite the Rub off

What woman likes having excess fat as part of her body composition? The answer to that question is likely very few. That said cellulite can be one of the biggest battles a woman faces during her lifetime, especially as she ages and does not participate in as much activities and/or exercise in many cases. So, is there a way to truly give cellulite the rub off? Research and Learn For those women in search of ridding themselves of as much … [Read more...]

How To Prepare For A Quick Move

Did you buy a house and end up with a great closing date? You know the kind; one month away, plenty of time to pack up and get everything ready to go. If so, GREAT! What happens if you get an email from your realtor saying you actually have ONE WEEK until you close on your new home?! Woah, going from one month to one week is a huge deal! Are you ready? Let me talk to you about it. The first thing you need to do is panic. JUST KIDDING! Get some … [Read more...]

MiuColor.com Review: Crystal Glass Water Bottle #Giveaway

I was given the following from MiuColor.com to use in facilitating this review.  All opinions are mine alone. This 24.5 oz crystal glass water bottle from MiuColor.com couldn't have come at a better time!  We are in the process of opening our first GFY Carwash location and it's hot!  Being outside in this Texas heat definitely calls for multiple water breaks.  We've purchased a cold water cooler and this MiuColor.com crystal glass water … [Read more...]

Family Activities To Beat The Summer Heat

7 Activities that Help You And You Little One Beat the Summer Heat Every parent knows that summer can be a lot of fun. They also know that summer inevitably comes with children complaining about how hot it is outside. Don't listen to the complaints anymore. Instead, try these seven activities to beat the heat! Go to the Beach/Pool Let's start with the most obvious option to cool off. Put the kids in their bathing suits, pack some … [Read more...]

How To Become A Recruiting Machine – Part 2

  Welcome to “How to become a recruiting machine – Part 2! In Part 1, we talked about the first four steps in becoming a successful recruiting machine: Decision, Mindset, Collect friends, and Developing positive daily habits. Here are the rest: Always be prepared. Tools – always have some type of media or samples to share with someone. Carry these samples in your car, purse, gym bag, etc. Bring your stories. Tell your story to … [Read more...]

Gardening Season Has Arrived!

The following article was sent over by Jessica from www.thrivingonyourbudget.com It is finally garden season! All of our fruits and vegetables are beginning to show and our number one ‘grower,’ zucchini, is making its famous appearance again. I say famous because they are EVERYWHERE! What can a person do with 98434 zucchinis?? Well, let me tell you! Growing up, my mom would always pull at least 15 zucchinis from her garden a day. Yes, 15 a … [Read more...]

Are You A Busy Parent – Need A Nanny?

Are you a mother or father who has a very busy schedule and have trouble keeping up with the housework, the groceries, the laundry, and sporting events, etc.? Have you ever considered looking into hiring a nanny? If not, you might want to consider it! A nanny is a highly experienced person who primarily takes care of your child or children. You may get lucky and find one who also helps around the house with some light chores! Some nannies live … [Read more...]