A Kinder Kind of Egg.

Let’s talk about EGGS.

eggs Eggs are a staple food item, in most anyone’s kitchen. They are quite popular for breakfast: as scrambled, over-easy, hard-boiled, poached, or omelet style! They make incredible egg salads for lunch, and are called for in most baking recipes. And let’s not forget most every mother’s favorite backup plan; Breakfast for Dinner!

We all know that eggs are good for your overall health! But did you know that

All Kinds of Sweetness, Going On.

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of NECTRESSE™Sweetener for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine.


     Every day, my morning starts off with sweetness, when one of my triplets gets me my coffee, and delivers it right to my sleepy-self, with a kiss and a hug.  A day is bound to be good, when it kicks off with 2 of my favorite things in this world: my kids & my coffee. 

     They know just how I like my coffee too.  A small plop of light cream, and 1 teaspoon of sugar, please.
Three or four years ago, we switched from using white granulated sugar, to sugar in the raw.  If I was going to use sugar in my coffee, the raw form seemed to me, at least in some small way, to be a better choice.  The only time I use sugar at all really, is in my coffee, and while baking.  The baked goods are mostly for my kids and husband.… Read More

FREE Dining Plan / Disney Promotion / Mouse Tales Travel

Disney’s most beloved promotion is back for fall/winter 2012! Purchase a non-discounted Magic Your Way Package which includes resort room and theme park tickets and receive FREE DINING for arrivals most nights:

  • September 30 – October 4, 2012
  • October 19 – November 1, 2012
  • November 9 – 15, 2012
  • November 23 – 29, 2012
  • December 10 – 13, 2012

Guests staying at a Disney World Value resort will receive the Quick-Service Dining Plan for free and can upgrade to either the Disney Dining plan or the Deluxe Dining plan by only paying the price difference. Guests staying at a Disney World Moderate, Deluxe or Deluxe Villa resort will receive the Disney Dining Plan and can upgrade to the Disney Deluxe Dining for only the difference in price.… Read More

Here’s What Kimberly Hill at Mouse Tales Travel Can Do For You!

Please welcome our guest blogger today, Kimberly Hill from Mouse Tale Travels!  We encourage you, our valued readers, to get to know her and her company, and in what ways they can assist you, at no cost to you, in planning the perfect Disney family vacation! 

Take it away, Kimberly!……..


Who am I?

My name is Kimberly Hill and I’m the co-owner of Mouse Tales® Travel, LLC. Wife of Bob, my MTT partner. Mom of Drew (23) and Bryce (21) and our CrazyChineseBaby, MiaMouse (9). But really, who am I? Well…

I believe in pixie dust, fairy tales, and a fabulous personalized touring plan.Read More

“Bringing You to the Magic!” / Welcome Our New Sponsor, Mouse Tales Travel!

 What comes to mind, when you hear the word Disney? 

Magic? Adventure? The family vacation of your dreams? We all know that Disney is the place where wishes and “dreams come true”!   They can even happen to you!

Our family here at House Of Joyful Noise, are thrilled to announce

Playing to WIN! / $ Give-Away! $

Yes. Here I am talking about Basketball and such already and the new season has not even begun yet! But honestly, you DO want to bear with me. Today there’s a whole new spin to the perspectives and purpose of this post. I’d love for you all to give it a read, and then join in with your thoughts & experiences, regarding your kid’s sports. In the end, you and I can both win. ; )


Growing up as a kid, I was never really involved in any kind of organized sports. Neither was my husband, in his childhood.  Sometimes as a kid, in my free time, I played tennis against the school wall down the street, or my brothers and I played basketball in the drive way.  It was more of the ‘Around the World’ type of basketball, rather than any real 1-on-1.Read More