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Quick giveaway for tickets to see Cirque Du Soleil’s One Night for ONE DROP (giveaway ends 5/29/16)

One Night for ONE DROP

  Coming to theaters for one night only (June 7, 2016) is One Night for ONE DROP featuring the world renowned Cirque Du Soleli. I have never seen a show by Cirque Du Soleli, but I would love to see one someday. From what I have seen they look amazing. Here is some additional information about the event. One Night for ONE DROP is an annual … [More...]

How to make a beautiful sea glass wind chime inspired by Nicholas Sparks’ The Choice

chime 1

  If you read my post about the Nicholas Sparks The Choice movie night I hosted you might recall that I spoke about a wind chime my guests and I were trying to make. At that time I didn't have the directions for it, so we were confused by what we had to do. There were seven of us and none of us could agree on how it should be made. Each of us had … [More...]

Nicolas Sparks’ The Choice Movie Night (now available on Blu-ray, DVD and HD)

The Choice

  I LOVE entertaining people in my home. There is nothing I like better than having friends and family over for some good food, laughs and maybe even a good movie. I enjoy going all out for my guests. I even enjoy coming up with "themes." When it comes to food there is never a shortage. The photo (above) is from one of my parties. Needless … [More...]

Disney’s Live Action Beauty and the Beast in theaters March 17, 2017

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  Coming to theaters next spring is the live action retelling of the Disney classic Beauty and the Beast. Disney has made several classic animated films into live action films as of late including Cinderella, Sleeping Beauy (Maleficent) and Alice in Wonderland. Beauty and the Beast stars Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Kevin Kline, … [More...]

Dry Skin Solutions for People Over 40 (giveaway ends 6/5/16)

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*This is a sponsored post. Can you believe the unofficial start to summer is upon us? I can't believe it. It seems like just yesterday we were making New Year's resolutions and planning for Valentine's Day. Now it's time to think about lazy days by the pool, hanging out at the beach and enjoy family vacations. The warmer the weather, the less … [More...]

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Quick giveaway for tickets to see Cirque Du Soleil’s One Night for ONE DROP (giveaway ends 5/29/16)

One Night for ONE DROP

  Coming to theaters for one night only (June 7, 2016) is One Night for ONE DROP featuring the world renowned Cirque Du Soleli. I have never seen a show by Cirque Du Soleli, but I would love to see one someday. From what I have seen they look amazing. Here is some additional information about the event. One Night for ONE DROP is an annual … [More...]

Do you remember your first crush? (Giveaway ends 5/25/16)

Kids holding hands

    As the mother of teenagers, I still can't grasp the idea of my kids dating. Our son is still single, but our daughter has had the same boyfriend for almost a year now. It's still hard for me to think of my baby girl going on dates, even if she is just about to turn 19 years old. Thankfully we like the young man. My daughter and her … [More...]

Jackson Galaxy’s Petmate Line Launching at PetSmart (giveaway ends 5/20/16)

Marinater valut

  Have you ever watched the show My Cat From Hell that airs on Animal Planet? The series is hosted by Jackson Galaxy - the "cat whisper" (similar to how Cesar Millan works with dogs). In My Cat Fro Hell, Jackson Galaxy visits cat owners and their psycho cats to help them find solutions to their cats unwanted behaviors. We have five cats. … [More...]

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Smart Portable Car Jump Starter Powerbank for Smartphones & Digital Devices

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  Let's face it - we live in a digital world. Most people can't function without their smartphone or tablet in their hands at all times. Personally, I don't care. Half the time I don't even know where my phone is. My kids on the other hand sleep with their phones right next to them at night. Even my husband will get up in the middle of the night … [More...]

Never “misplace” your car again with ZUS – the smart car charger

ZUS Charger

  Has this ever happened to you - you park your car in a crowded parking lot (for example a county fair, a packed mall during the holidays...) and you forget where you parked your car? It's happened to me more times than I'd like to remember. The photo (above) is from the last time my family and I went to the county fair. If you forget where … [More...]

Movie Review: Sisters

Sisters Poehler Fey

  Available today on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD is the movie Sisters. Sisters stars Tine Fey, Amy Poehler, James Brolin, Diane Weist, Maya Rudolph, John Cena and John Leguizamo. Maura (Poehler) and Kate Ellis are sisters. They are the complete opposite of on another when it comes to their personalities. Maura is very kind and caring. She … [More...]

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Quick giveaway for tickets to see Cirque Du Soleil’s One Night for ONE DROP (giveaway ends 5/29/16)

One Night for ONE DROP

  Coming to theaters for one night only (June 7, 2016) is One Night for ONE DROP featuring the world renowned Cirque Du Soleli. I have never seen a show by Cirque Du Soleli, but I would love to see one someday. From what I have seen they look amazing. Here is some additional information about the event. One Night for ONE DROP is an annual … [More...]

How to make a beautiful sea glass wind chime inspired by Nicholas Sparks’ The Choice

chime 1

  If you read my post about the Nicholas Sparks The Choice movie night I hosted you might recall that I spoke about a wind chime my guests and I were trying to make. At that time I didn't have the directions for it, so we were confused by what we had to do. There were seven of us and none of us could agree on how it should be made. Each of us had … [More...]

Nicolas Sparks’ The Choice Movie Night (now available on Blu-ray, DVD and HD)

The Choice

  I LOVE entertaining people in my home. There is nothing I like better than having friends and family over for some good food, laughs and maybe even a good movie. I enjoy going all out for my guests. I even enjoy coming up with "themes." When it comes to food there is never a shortage. The photo (above) is from one of my parties. Needless … [More...]

My Ramblings

It truly is a small world after all… (giveaway ends 3/31/16)

Pal an Bridgette

  I am a very sentimental person. I have A LOT of wonderful memories from my youth. I have things around my home and in storage that have a lot of great memories attached to them. All I need to do it look at an object and all those wonderful memories come pouring back into my mind. Take for example the poreclin dog I have sitting on my … [More...]

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...]