I am a wife, mother, entrepreneur and writer. When I'm not driving carpool, stepping on Legos or hiding from the kids, I enjoy entertaining readers on isthisREALLYmylife.com. I am currently the social media specialist for the Where Women Create family of magazines and one of American Idol's #IdolTweethearts. In my spare time I am a freelance copywriter and editor. Diet Coke and chocolate make it all possible.
Why I'm Okay with My Level of Crazy - Is This Really My Life
Why I'm officially okay with my level of crazy. And my blogging numbers.
From Beautiful Keynotes to Boyz II Men, BlogHer '15 Had All the Things -...
The highlights of BlogHer '15 including takeaways from the keynotes and the details about the closing party sponsored by McDonald's.
Unlock the Power of the Twined - Is This Really My Life
What is Twined? Twined is trusted product reviews and recommendations combined with the power of a community to unlock discounts. And it's a
Butterscotch Coconut Chocolate Chip Pudding Cookies
Another delicious pudding cookie recipe. You can always boost the butterscotch flavor by cutting down the chocolate chips and adding some bu
20 Sinful S'mores Recipes for the True S'mores Lover - Is This Really My...
Why don't we eat s'mores all year long? Every one of these 20 sinful s'mores recipes has me thinking it should be more than a summer traditi
10 of the Tastiest Tin Foil Dinner Recipes - Is This Really My Life
I've rounded up what I consider to be 10 of the tastiest tin foil dinner recipes out there. I'm sure there are more but this is a great plac
Family Pizza Night Just Got a Lot Easier . . . and Tastier - Is This Rea...
I couldn't believe how good these DiGiorno Pizzera! Thin pizzas were!
DIY Sharpie Mugs & Plates: the Dos and Don'ts - Is This Really M...
We tried our hand at DIY Sharpie mugs and plates after doing a bit of online research. Here's what we learned--the dos and don'ts.
Counter Blindness. It's a Real Thing. - Is This Really My Life
My teenagers aren't forgetful. In fact, they're victims suffering from a very serious disease: counter blindness.
20 Lip-Smackin' Homemade Lemonade Recipes - Is This Really My Life
This summer I'm determined to try my hand at homemade lemonade, and I'm pretty sure I can't go wrong trying one of these 20 homemade lemonad
10 Gifts to Avoid Giving Dad for Father's Day - Is This Really My Life
Because there are a bazillion Father's Day gift guides, I thought it fun to put together a list sharing 10 gifts you might want to avoid giv
Love My Girls With All Their Curls - Is This Really My Life
Dove's new Love Your Curls campaign is teaching girls and women of all ages to celebrate those beautiful, twisty, spiral-y and yes, often fr
Filtered Water on the Go + the Best Way to Get Your RDA of H2O if You're...
Why I'm super excited about the new Brita water bottles (filtered water on the go!) AND my new rule for making sure Diet Coke drinkers get t
12 Crave-Worthy Corn on the Cob Recipes - Is This Really My Life
I've only ever eaten traditional corn on the cob. This summer I think it's time to try something new like one of these crave-worthy corn on
A (Much) Smarter Air Purifier - Is This Really My Life
With the Holmes Smart Air Purifier, you can use the WeMo app and a smart device to control your purifier. Decide the speed and create a sche