Author: Cindy Orley. Cindy is the top Akron Blogger with her own take on awesome brands for families, a beat on local activities and family fun , a knack for getting moms to share , and a house that is always 2 weeks away from a complete remodel! Learn more about her or follow Cindy on Google +.

Cheerful Dinnerware by Novogratz That Will Make You Smile

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The little things in life make all the difference, don’t they? If something makes you smile, I think it is worth having in your home. I don’t mean you should go out and buy everything that makes you happy or you’d probably go broke. I’m talking about simple things that are both functional and fun […]

Get Creative with Spring Desserts – Win Celebration Starter Kit with $100 VISA GC

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Last week, I shared with you a fun recipe I created for Edible Playdough Mini Cakes! I was inspired by the bold and bright colors of the new Pillsbury® has a new line of Bold Funfetti® cupcake and cake mix and frosting! This line was MADE for families! I received compensation, product and a promotional […]

Suffer No More! Get Natural Relief for Seasonal Congestion

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Are you feeling congested like me? Tis’ the season for seasonal congestion, it can cause you to feel like you can’t enjoy the new, warmer weather. I’ve found a new natural product for seasonal relief that I’m excited to tell you about. I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Zarbee’s […]

Celebrate Earth Day by Exploring with Jeff Corwin

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Happy Earth Day! How do you plan to celebrate? Plant a tree? That’s all I can remember as a child, we would get saplings from school and would plant them when we got home from school. My dad was a pastor, so we moved a lot. I never got to see a single tree grow […]

Check Out the Awesome Photobooth at Our Party by Elite Photobooth Ohio

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Are you looking for entertainment for your graduation party, family reunion, birthday party, wedding, wedding rehearsal, corporate party, or any other celebration in the Akron / Cleveland, Ohio area? If so, consider adding a photo booth from Elite Photobooth Ohio! It is a BLAST! Your guests are guaranteed to have a great time at your […]

He Has Risen

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The angel said to the women, “Do not be afraid; for I know that you are looking for Jesus who has been crucified. 6″He is not here, for He has risen, just as He said. Come, see the place where He was lying. 7″Go quickly and tell His disciples that He has risen from the […]

Peter Som DesigNation Shopping Spree at Kohl’s – Win $100 Gift Card

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Spring is in the air and I’m ready to dress for it! I’m ready for warmer weather of Spring and hot days ahead in Summer. I’m ready for outings with my kids. I’m ready for date nights with my husband. I’m ready for strolls along the beach. I have already packed away my bulky sweaters […]

Disneynature BEARS in Theaters April 18th – Download Free BEARS Activity Sheets

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Disneynature BEARS is in theaters starting tomorrow, April 18, 2014!  Follow the life of a mama bear with her new baby cubs as they wake up from the long Winter of Alaska! This movie promises breathtaking views as well as a first-hand look at the lives of 2 young cubs as their mama teaches them […]

Save Time and Money with mySupermarket.com

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Years ago, I would collect all the sales ads for local stores and drive from store to store buying the on sale items from each location, trying to save a buck. Sure, I saved a few dollars but I wasted way too much time – and gas in the car! The modern woman compares prices for […]

#GoBold Edible Playdough Mini Cakes Recipe

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With Spring finally here, I feel like celebrating! There is so much to celebrate in Spring – warm weather, Easter, end of school, start of sports, gardening, muddy feet (both dogs & kids), and the start of all things new! We tend to have family and friends over more when it is warmer and I’m […]

I Just Need a New Driveway

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Our total house remodel project is once again going outdoors this Spring to our driveway. When we moved into our home several years ago, we had a gravel driveway that was sparsely covered. We invested in a truckload of gravel and hand-spread it out over the course of several days with wheel barrow, shovels, and […]

Document Life in One Place with Blinkbuggy

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Are you a shutterbug like me? I have always taken way too many photos, trying to capture every single moment with my family. There are so many wonderful special moments to capture and preserve – from vacations and trips to the everyday moments. I have my camera or phone with me every where we go […]

FREE Prom Night Makeovers in Cleveland, OH

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Is your teenager going to prom this year? How would she like a FREE Prom Night Makeover? The Remington College Cosmetology instructors and students are donating their time and services for FREE to teens in Cleveland, Ohio! FREE Prom Night Makeover services include updos, manicures, pedicures, and makeup for girls. For guys, they are offering […]

Peter Som DesigNation Collection Now at Kohl’s – Enter $100 GC Giveaway

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Have you seen the new DesigNation collection from Peter Som at Kohl’s? I had my first peek online this week and again today at my local Kohl’s.  It encompasses everything Summer! In fact, St. Barths was the inspiration behind this limited edition line. Peter Som wanted to incorporate the beach, the trees, and the feeling […]

Control Spring Weeds with TruGreen for a Healthy Summer Lawn

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What beautiful weather we have had these past few days. Today, we spent the entire day outside. My kids enjoyed playing baseball, soccer, on the playground, and exploring. We also pulled out the patio furniture, picked up sticks, and built a bonfire! We just love spending time in our yard, especially in the Spring after […]