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Super Food for your Super Bowl party

Seven Layer Dip

  The Super Bowl is almost here! It seems like only yesterday it was opening day kick off. It's scary how quickly the weeks fly by. There will be plenty of Super Bowl parties going on across the country. Even if your team is not playing, you can still enjoy the game with your family and friends. Honestly, I sometimes think that the Super Bowl … [More...]

Winter Styling Tips from Celebrity Stylist Denise Caldwell

Denise Caldwell

  We have been fortunate that winter hasn't been that bad lately. We only saw a light dusting of snow up until two weeks ago when we saw 17" of the white, fluffy stuff. We also have some yesterday morning - causing local schools to close for the day. By dinner time all the fresh snow had melted. It's hard to keep up with the weather this time … [More...]

Enjoy a romantic Valentine’s Day at home this year

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  Valentine's Day is coming up and I have to admit that my husband and I don't have any plans as of yet. My husband wants to go out and do something special on Saturday night (Valentine's Day is a Sunday this year - and the Walking Dead returns - we can't miss that! LOL!). He keeps asking me what "I" want to do (he's not giving me any feedback on … [More...]

Milo’s Kitchen “Recall Your Favorite Doggy Moment” Contest (giveaway ends 2/10/16)

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  Valentine's Day is coming up! Did you know that one in five Americans would rather spend Valentine's with their dog than a significant other? And it's no wonder why – they're loving, they're loyal, and you don't have to put on Spanx to go out with them. Milo's Kitchen – the makers of premium-quality, home-style dog treats – wants to … [More...]

Check out what is new from Kohl’s Cares

Frederick

  If you read my blog on a regular basis you have probably read a post (or two!) about the Kohl's Cares program. I am a HUGE fan of Kohl's Cares and I LOVE the products they offer. If you are unfamiliar with Kohl's Cares, it's a special collection of products that Kohl's sells year round to help raise funds for children's health initiatives … [More...]

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Milo’s Kitchen “Recall Your Favorite Doggy Moment” Contest (giveaway ends 2/10/16)

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  Valentine's Day is coming up! Did you know that one in five Americans would rather spend Valentine's with their dog than a significant other? And it's no wonder why – they're loving, they're loyal, and you don't have to put on Spanx to go out with them. Milo's Kitchen – the makers of premium-quality, home-style dog treats – wants to … [More...]

Get Ready for a Romantic Valentine’s Day with a Romantic Movie Gift Basket Giveaway (ends 2/10/16)

All Of My Heart DVD-f

  Love is in the air! Valentine's Day is just around the corner - do you have something special planned for that day? I'm still trying to think of something romantic to do with my husband. We just celebrated the 20th Anniversary of our first date this week. We went out for breakfast and saw a movie. Maybe for Valentine's Day I'll order food … [More...]

Make Valentine’s Day a little “sweeter” with fun treats from PEEPS & COMPANY® (Giveaway ends 2/8/16)

Bunny

  Valentine's Day is just around the corner. Weren't we just decorating the Christmas tree yesterday? It would seem that way. Valentine's Day is a fun holiday for both children and adults. Children get to give and receive fun Valentine's Day cards from their friends and classmates and adults get to enjoy a romantic dinner, flowers, chocolate … [More...]

Reviews

“Supernatural Comfort” is just a click away with GhostBed

PHOTO SOURCE: GhostBed

  When it comes to getting a good night's sleep, my husband and I have no clue what that is like. You see... we don't have a bedroom to call our own. We have to sleep in the living room on a sofa bed. It's next to impossible to get a good night's sleep on a sofa bed. We live in a one bedroom condo. When our daughter was born we converted the … [More...]

Stuffed Animals that Teach Kids a Lesson

US Pouty Pig

  I might be an adult, but that doesn't mean that I don't appreciate soft, snugly, adorable things. I have a nice collection of stuffed animals that are MINE. Not only do I love to look at them but occasionally I'll snuggle with one in bed. I find it very soothing and comforting. I'm sure a lot of that stems from my childhood. Growing up I had … [More...]

New Pillow Specially Designed for Head and Neck Pain Relief (plus 30% discount code)

SWUP1

  Sleep... it's a wonderful thing. I love to sleep. Some days there is nothing better then snugling up under a soft comforter and resting your head on a comfy pillow. Sadly getting comfortable in our bed is easier said than done. My husband and I sleep on a sofa bed. Fourteen years ago we gave up the bedroom for our kids. We originally … [More...]

Entertainment

Enjoy a romantic Valentine’s Day at home this year

movies

  Valentine's Day is coming up and I have to admit that my husband and I don't have any plans as of yet. My husband wants to go out and do something special on Saturday night (Valentine's Day is a Sunday this year - and the Walking Dead returns - we can't miss that! LOL!). He keeps asking me what "I" want to do (he's not giving me any feedback on … [More...]

Get Ready for a Romantic Valentine’s Day with a Romantic Movie Gift Basket Giveaway (ends 2/10/16)

All Of My Heart DVD-f

  Love is in the air! Valentine's Day is just around the corner - do you have something special planned for that day? I'm still trying to think of something romantic to do with my husband. We just celebrated the 20th Anniversary of our first date this week. We went out for breakfast and saw a movie. Maybe for Valentine's Day I'll order food … [More...]

Movie Review: Home Invasion

Home Invasion DVD cover

  Now available on DVD and Digital HD is the thriller Home Invasion. The film stars Jason Patric (Lost Boys), Scott Adkins (Zero Dark Thirty) and Natasha Henstridge (Species). Chloe (Henstridge) is a wealthy young woman who lives in a big home with her stepson Jacob. They don't have a good relationship. Jacob is bitter and angry that his … [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...]