I Skyped with Queen Latifah and she’s awesome. #parksunleashed

I did. I skyped with Queen Latifah.  I really wanted to head down to NYC with the other Zyrtec Parks Unleashed  bloggers but the timing was bad and I wasn't able to get away for an entire day, and thankfully, Ms. Latifah was kind enough to agree to Skype with me.  I love her muchly.  She's ...

Confessions of the Nutrisystem Kind #NSNation

Would you like to lose weight and get healthy on Nutrisystem too? Visit  Nutrisystem today or call 888-853-4689 Are you on a weight loss journey? How are you doing?  Perhaps you've wondered, why isn't QueenB updating us on her Nutrisystem progress?  Perhaps you haven't.  The fact of the matter is, I haven't had any progress in just ...

Game Time: Tackling the Past #FamilyMovie

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The premiere of Game Time: Tackling the Past is on Saturday, September 3 on NBC at 8pm ET/7pm CT- I can't wait! I love family movies- and this one has the components to make all members of the family happy!  There is a huge part of this movie, obviously, that's focused around football, but not so ...

Talking about The Help with Stacey Snider

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When I met Stacey Snider, CEO of Dreamworks, I was literally still drying the tears that had come so hard and so fast that my neck was wet.  The movie credits for The Help had just finished rolling and we knew we were going to be interviewing Stacey Snider, but not exactly the specific time- ...

Hillshire Farm #GrilledEssentials

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Hillshire Farm has a brand new product coming and they sent some for us to try.  The Grilled Essentials come in several flavor varieties including Italian Style, Grilled Chicken Breast (unseasoned), Lemon Pepper, Hardwood Smoked and Garlic & Herb.  These aren't going to be on store shelves until early September, so I was excited to try them so ...

Paying it forward with Elmer’s #BagitForward

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Pay it forward.  My mom may not have used that phrase when she was alive, but she sure did teach us to live that way.  Pay it forward.  Do something nice for someone, help someone, do a good deed- for no other reason than to do it.  Watch what happens- it's pretty neat.  Its contagious. ...

The Help opens today, 8/10- my thoughts, my reactions, my tissues..

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The Help is an amazing novel written by Kathryn Stockett and turned into what I think will be THE movie of the summer by her childhood friend Tate Taylor. I'd heard of The Help for a long, long time before reading it- always good things, and I knew I had to read the book before I saw ...

Weekly Weigh In #NSNATION

Would you like to lose weight and get healthy on Nutrisystem too? Visit  Nutrisystem today or call 888-853-4689 Are you on a weight loss journey? How are you doing?     Well, I did move some this week.  You know, like walking, and doing some exercises in the pool.  I tried to do some bench pressing with my 23 ...

Q&A with “Lightning McQueen” & Mattel’s Cars 2 toys (Tokyo Spinout giveaway)

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After 37 years on this earth, I am someone's hero.  Why?  Because I met LIGHTNING MCQUEEN.  Well, really, I met Owen Wilson, when I had the chance to interview him during the Cars 2 press junket on June 18th with the other mom bloggers I headed to LA with.   But he IS Lightning McQueen.  I asked ...