Shaun The Sheep Movie Marshmallows

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One of the perks of being a parent is being able to indulge yourself in childish things without being called out on it! You can play on the playground or eat an ice cream sundae for dinner or watch cartoons. You just need to be sure other kids are around, otherwise, people may look at ...

Keep your summer jams going with Pringles

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Why buy a bag when you can get the can and live life crumb free? Especially when you have rowdy, growing  kids that are always looking for a snack and living life to the beat of their own drum.  That is why I make it a point to stock up on Pringles® during the summer- ...

Quick and Easy Minions Snack Mix

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So there's this movie coming out, with some of my most favorite movie characters EVER in it.  Maybe you've heard of them? They are yellow and weird and have a propensity to make you laugh and laugh when onscreen?  The Minions? Well, the movie arrives in theaters this Friday (July 10), and I can't even ...

The Benefits of Online Casinos

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of DoubleDown Casino. All opinions are 100% mine. When I was younger, my dad used to hold a weekly poker game at our house. I remember sitting on the steps, which were around the corner from the dining room, listening to the guys as they played. ...

Star Stable Game Is A Horse Lovers Dream

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If you are a parent of a young girl, you know how difficult it can be to provide her with positive role models. I am not talking about the people who surround her, but from other sources around her. Our kids are just inundated with negative images from the television, their friends, social media and ...

10 Tips for Planning the Perfect Children’s Birthday Party #TimeforHoodsie

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Children’s birthday parties are the perfect time to make memories and celebrate another year of your child growing older. Creating a birthday party that is both memorable and fun can be easy when you give these 10 tips for planning the perfect children’s birthday party a try. The key to a great party is keeping ...

Enter the Chiquita Jingle Contest! #ChiquitaSingOff

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Chiquita Bananas for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Chiquita is reintroducing the legendary Chiquita Jingle... the one I grew up with, and chances are, you did too.  To celebrate the reintroduction, they are holding the Chiquita Jingle Contest.  All you need to enter are yourself ...

So many times: I Wish I had a Wet Ones

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Times that I "Wish I had a Wet Ones" on hand....they are many... ...when my kids touched animals at the zoo when I touched animals at the zoo when my son picked up a sick bird when I pet a llama when my husband pulled a huge slug off my dog's back when I removed a tick from the cat when my ...

Celebrate Spring Snoopy Style

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Happy Spring!! It finally is starting to look a little bit like spring may make an arrival here in Connecticut soon. Most of the snow is even melted at long last... Snoopy = Spring! Celebrate the end of cold weather (if you had any—looking at you, Californians!) with a perfect Peanuts springtime package. The ...

On set with The Longest Ride cast

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I've been a fan of Nicholas Sparks' writing for years so when I was offered a chance to interview him and see the set of his latest movie, The Longest Ride, opening in theaters April 10th, I couldn't say yes fast enough.  A sweet story of two star crossed lovers, Luke and Sophia, their lives ...