Food & Drink


15 Summer Cupcakes! #Recipes

My kids and I are HUGE cupcake fans!  What’s not to love about them?  They are easy to prepare, less mess, easier to frost/icing than a cake AND if you mess one up, you still have twenty-four more to correct your mistake on.  Cupcakes are our dessert of choice but we need a little variety.  […]


{Day 12} 12 Days of BBQ & Picnic Ideas #12Daysof #Recipes Pasta Salad

  Can you believe it is already over?  Gah!  #12 Days of BBQ & Picnic Ideas is on the last day already!!!!  I hope you have enjoyed all of the great recipes the past twelve days. For our final day of 12 Days of Picnic Ideas & BBQ Recipes we have a simple and versatile […]

Home & Living

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Make Your House a Home – 6 Cozy Updates to Consider

Your home is a place where you likely spend a large amount of time. You prepare meals, watch television with your family and enjoy holidays together. There are a few cozy updates that you can do in your house that can make it feel more like a home. Fireplaces This is a way to save […]



Tomorrowland Freebie Alert! #Tomorrowland #FreePrintables

Welcome to Tomorrowland!   The long awaited Tomorrowland movie opens tonight in theaters!  Are you and your family excited?  My oldest son has been waiting for Tomorrowland to come out for weeks.  He wants to know what all of those great inventions are in Tomorrowland that are going to make the world better!  He wants […]

Regal Entertainment Group announces $1 movies for 2015 Summer Movie Express

Regal Announces $1 Movies for 2015 Summer Movie Express

  Climb aboard the Summer Movie Express at over 340 locations   Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC), a leading motion picture exhibitor owning and operating the largest theatre circuit in the United States, today announces that the Summer Movie Express is back for its 24th year. The launch of this summer’s program brings family movies […]



Driving Safe with Driver Watchdog! #SpecialOffer #BS8F

See the Special Offer below! Last month my teen son became legally able to hold a driver’s license permit.  What scarier is in a few short months he will also be eligible for a drivers license.  I’m terrified.  I told my husband “How am I supposed to let him drive away on his own to […]


Do You Need to Kickstart your College Savings? #ECCU4school #Giveaway

   If you haven’t started a college savings yet, don’t worry.  It’s never too late to save — every bit makes a difference.  My sister-in-law didn’t begin saving for college until she started dual enrollment during high school.  After she noticed how expensive college textbooks were she decided to start placing her part-time employment earnings […]


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Nat Geo WILD’s BARKFEST #Giveaway- US only ends 5/18

It’s time for Nat Geo WILD’s inaugural BARKFEST, a full weekend of programming that celebrates man’s best friend, airing May 15-17. Premieres to highlight – The World’s Most Interesting Dogs,  The Internet’s Best Dog Videos,  At-Home Dog Intelligence Tests, and Much More   BARKFEST Kicks Off with: WORLD’S GREATEST DOGS on  Friday, May 15, 2015, […]

DENVER - Naki'o relaxes in a front yard. This Red Heeler mix is the world’s first “bionic dog” with four prosthetic paws. As a puppy, he was found frozen into a puddle in a foreclosed home. Surgeons were forced to ampute his four paws to save his life. He was adopted by Veterinary assistant Christie Pace who helped him get his prosthetics.  (Photo Credit: © National Geographic Channel/Mike Geiger)

Nat Geo WILD’s #BarkFest Premier Weekend 5/15-5/17

RAISE THE RUFF FOR 48 HOURS OF PAWSOME PROGRAMMING!   Ever wonder what your dog is really thinking? Join Nat Geo Wild to celebrate all things canine to learn more about the brains behind that bark. Not only will you learn more about your furry friend, but you will be able to unlock your dog’s […]


StorySnacker is now funding on Kickstarter!

StorySnacker: Story Time in Snack Size #Kickstarter

Do you have trouble getting your child to sit for an entire read aloud story?  OR do you have trouble finding the time in your busy schedule to read a full story each day? My ten year-old loves the library and she maxes out our library limit during each visit.  We proudly read 100 picture […]

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Child-Friendly Gaming with Poki! #Gaming

My ten year-old is constantly asking me to take a look at some new website she wants permission to play on.   The most recent gaming website she was interested in is called Poki.  Poki is a child-friendly gaming portal with more games than I can possibly count on it.  I was immediately drawn to the […]