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Step back to school in style with Aerosoles

Aerosoles Air Cushion

  Can you believe it's back to school time? I sure can't. It seems like only yesterday we were enjoying the Fourth of July fireworks. Our oldest started her first day of college today. Our son doesn't start back to school (high school) until after Labor Day. Children and teens are not the only ones who are going to school this year. Many … [More...]

Now available from Nickelodeon – PAW Patrol: Meet Everest!

Paw Patrol

  Woof! Woof! Attention PAW Patrol fans - the patrol pups are back with an all new adventures including a new crew member in Nickelodeon's newest DVD release PAW Patrol: Meet Everest! The PAW Patrol pups are back with daring new rescues and a new puppy crew member in PAW Patrol: Meet Everest! Fan-favorite Everest and high-flying rescue pup … [More...]

Lucy and the Magic Loom: A Rainbow Loomer’s Adventure Story

Photo Source: LoomLove.com

  Available today where most books are sold is the children's book Lucy and the Magic Loom: A Rainbow Loomer’s Adventure Story, by Alice Downes. This story is based upon the Rainbow Loom, the 2014 Toy of the Year (as per the American Toy Industry). If you have children or grandchildren chances are you have seen one. They are looms kids use … [More...]

90 Minutes in Heaven – An incredible true story – coming to theaters September 11, 2015

90 Minutes in Heaven

  Coming to theaters on September 11, 2015 is the incredible true story 90 Minutes in Heaven. It's based on the New York Times Best Selling novel by the same name which has sold over 7 million copies. The film stars Hayden Christensen (Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones, Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith), Kate Bosworth … [More...]

CUJO – A Smart Internet Security Device to Protect your Home from Virtual Threats (Apple Watch Sport Giveaway ends 9/15/15)

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    Technology is rapidly advancing and changing. My husband and I talk about it all the time. Back when we were younger there were only a few channels on T.V. and they all turned off between 11:00 PM – midnight. There was no such thing as a remote control. We had to wait YEARS for a movie to come out on VHS and they sold for upwards of … [More...]

Current Giveaways

CUJO – A Smart Internet Security Device to Protect your Home from Virtual Threats (Apple Watch Sport Giveaway ends 9/15/15)

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    Technology is rapidly advancing and changing. My husband and I talk about it all the time. Back when we were younger there were only a few channels on T.V. and they all turned off between 11:00 PM – midnight. There was no such thing as a remote control. We had to wait YEARS for a movie to come out on VHS and they sold for upwards of … [More...]

Find a new “friend” at Douglas Cuddle Toys (Giveaway ends 9/9/15)

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  When you were growing up did you have a special stuffed animal or doll that you considered your "friend." When I was a young girl I had A LOT of plush friends. I had two that were with me all the time. I never left home without them (visiting relatives, going on vacation). I didn't actually take them to stores or places like that with me - I … [More...]

Head back to school with T-Fal – Awesome giveaway ends 9/5/15

7-in-1 Multi-Cooker and Fryer-

  I can't believe it's back to school time already. My daughter starts college in a week and a half and my son returns to high school in two and a half weeks. It seems like just yesterday that we were watching the fireworks for the Fourth of July celebration. In a way I am glad they they are returning to school. I am looking forward to getting … [More...]

Reviews

Unique Fragrances you can “mix and match” from DefineMe

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  I love scents. I also love fragrances. I really enjoy scenting my home to make it smell clean and inviting. With five cats and a dog I always worry about my home smelling like pets (it doesn't - our neighbors have confirmed that). I also like to scent my home because I am a firm believer that scents can really effect your over all mood. I … [More...]

Move Review: Marvel’s Ant-Man – now playing in theaters nationwide

Ant-Man

  If you are looking for something to do with your family this week (since the kids are on summer vacation) or next weekend you should definitely look into taking them to see Marvel's newest film release Ant-Man. My family and I were fortunate to see a screening of the film this past Thursday in New York City which included a special … [More...]

Summer Fun with new products from Roseart

RoseArt Shake N' Roll Sidewalk Chalk Paint

  By now most schools are out for summer vacation. Some schools, like the one on kids attend, are almost done. They are just finishing up final exams. It doesn't matter how old your child is - at one point or another you are going to hear those words many parents dread - "I'm bored. What can we do?" My kids JUST finished school and I'm already … [More...]

Entertainment

Now available from Nickelodeon – PAW Patrol: Meet Everest!

Paw Patrol

  Woof! Woof! Attention PAW Patrol fans - the patrol pups are back with an all new adventures including a new crew member in Nickelodeon's newest DVD release PAW Patrol: Meet Everest! The PAW Patrol pups are back with daring new rescues and a new puppy crew member in PAW Patrol: Meet Everest! Fan-favorite Everest and high-flying rescue pup … [More...]

90 Minutes in Heaven – An incredible true story – coming to theaters September 11, 2015

90 Minutes in Heaven

  Coming to theaters on September 11, 2015 is the incredible true story 90 Minutes in Heaven. It's based on the New York Times Best Selling novel by the same name which has sold over 7 million copies. The film stars Hayden Christensen (Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones, Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith), Kate Bosworth … [More...]

Movie Review: Surface

Surface

  Coming to DVD tomorrow (September 1, 2015) is the thriller Surface. Surface stars Sean Astin and Chris Mulkey. Mimi Rogers also has a small role in this film. Mitch (Astin) doesn't seem to be very happy. He has a "down and out" look about him. Viewers can see that his mother has dementia, and that must weigh heavily on him, but there … [More...]

My Ramblings

The Little Red Wagon…

Radio Flyer and Hobbes

Think back to when you were a little child. Was there a toy that was very special to you? For me it was my Fisher Price Little People (back when they were made out of wood) and my stuffed animals. In fact I still have the first two stuffed animals I was ever given - Pal and Bridget. Pal is in bad condition. In fact, he doesn't even have a piece of hair left … [More...]

Finding the “missing piece” to the puzzle

Me as an infant.

  I have a secret. It's not really a secret to family and close friends, but its something that I don't often talk about. My secret is that I no next to nothing about my biological mother. She abandoned me when I was a toddler and I was raised by my paternal grandparents. All I know is what I have been told by family members. According to … [More...]

Welcome 2015! 15 Fun Facts about Me

New Year

  I can't believe it's 2015. What happened to 2014? It's like I blinked and BOOM! It was a new year. That's kind of scary if you ask me. I would like to wish all my readers a happy, healthy and successful New Year. May all your hopes and dreams come true in 2015. To kick off the new year I thought I would share 15 fun facts about yours … [More...]