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Fitness Tips from Nutrition Expert Chris Mohr featuring Fit Kitchen by Stouffer’s

Workout

  Summer time can be a stressful time for some people. I'm not talking about family vacations or organizing a family reunion. I'm talking about wearing short-shorts, tank tops and the most dreaded of all - bathing suits. People tend to start thinking about getting in shape as soon as they shed their winter clothing. Others use time off from … [More...]

What would you do with an extra 60 minutes in your day?

Time

  I was a stay at home mom for 17 years. Even when my kids went to school all day I was still a stay at home mom. I was perfectly happy about that too. I felt good knowing that I was there for my family 24/7. I was also able to keep our home clean and have dinner on the table when everyone was home from work and school. Not only that I ran a … [More...]

DreamWorks Home now available on Blu-ray/DVD and Digital Download (Giveaway ends 8/8/15)

Home

  Get ready to wave your hands in the air (to quote Oh from the film Home) because DreamWorks Home is now available on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Download. From the creators of Shrek and How to Train Your Dragon comes the story of a lovable misfit alien named Oh and his friend from another planet, Tip. Home stars the voice talents of Jim … [More...]

Manage, organize and protect your mobile device cables with NEET Cable Keeper

Phone Chargers

  There are a lot of things that my family goes through on a regular basis... toilet paper, toothpaste, shampoo, soap, pens, batteries and power cords to charge cellphones. You have no idea how many times I have had to buy replacement power cables/cords for the cellphones. My kids either lose them, they get damaged or worse yet - the cats chew … [More...]

CHI Touch 2 Dryer

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  My hair used to by my crowning glory. I had really long, super thick, wavy hair when I was younger. My hair dresser referred to it as a lion's mane. Sadly, years of hair coloring, perms (back in the 80's), hair products, hair dryers, stress, age and other things have taken it's toll on my once beautiful hair. It's not as thick and lush as it … [More...]

Current Giveaways

DreamWorks Home now available on Blu-ray/DVD and Digital Download (Giveaway ends 8/8/15)

Home

  Get ready to wave your hands in the air (to quote Oh from the film Home) because DreamWorks Home is now available on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Download. From the creators of Shrek and How to Train Your Dragon comes the story of a lovable misfit alien named Oh and his friend from another planet, Tip. Home stars the voice talents of Jim … [More...]

Entertainment on the go with TV Everywhere (giveaway ends 8/10/15)

Cable Providers

  Summer can be either a very busy time for people - or a time to sit back, relax and unwind. For some people it's a combination of both. Lately we have been trying to do things with our kids (day trips) to local museums and attractions. I'm also looking forward to having a day off or two just to get some R&R. Years ago my husband was … [More...]

Get your laundry smelling clean with Mrs. Meyers’s Clean Day Scent Boosters (giveaway ends 8/8/15)

Mrs Meyer's Scent Boosters

  If you read my blog on a regular basis you have probably read how much I enjoy scents. I love all kinds of scents. I have a nice collection of oils, sprays, candles, plugins... anything that can make my home smell good and inviting. I like to use scents according to the holidays and season. During the fall I love the scent of pumpkin, … [More...]

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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

DreamWorks Home now available on Blu-ray/DVD and Digital Download (Giveaway ends 8/8/15)

Home

  Get ready to wave your hands in the air (to quote Oh from the film Home) because DreamWorks Home is now available on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Download. From the creators of Shrek and How to Train Your Dragon comes the story of a lovable misfit alien named Oh and his friend from another planet, Tip. Home stars the voice talents of Jim … [More...]

Movie Review: The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Marigold

  Now available on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Download is The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. This film picks up where the hit 2012 film, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, left off. Old favorites return in this charming sequel, including new "guests" including Richard Gere who is still just as handsome as ever. The Second Best Exotic … [More...]

Entertainment on the go with TV Everywhere (giveaway ends 8/10/15)

Cable Providers

  Summer can be either a very busy time for people - or a time to sit back, relax and unwind. For some people it's a combination of both. Lately we have been trying to do things with our kids (day trips) to local museums and attractions. I'm also looking forward to having a day off or two just to get some R&R. Years ago my husband was … [More...]

My Ramblings

Farewell to Frosty…

Our daughter (who is now 17) enjoying our friend Frosty - long before he started to fall apart - literally.

  I had a wonderful childhood. My mom and dad made a wonderful life for me. Because of that I have very fond memories of when I was little. FYI... My mom and dad were my paternal grandparents. I was raised by them. Even though they were not biologically my parents I they raised me from when I was a toddler. They always have been - and always … [More...]

Dear Self… What words of advice would you give yourself?

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  Recently we had a family member pass away. He was a wonderful man - so full of life. My husband posted on his own Facebook page how "hugs were not an option" referencing our relative who passed away. Its true. It didn't matter who you were - friend or relative - our deceased loved one always hugged everyone. Even the first time I met him he … [More...]

Dear Magazine Publishers…

Magazines

  I love to read. Sadly I don't always have the time to pick up a book and read it from cover to cover. There are days I'm lucky if I can read a few pages let alone a chapter or two. That is why I enjoy reading magazines. I am able to read articles in a matter of minutes, plus I find a lot of great recipes and ideas for around the home. I … [More...]