Bronx Zoo – A great family adventure!

I recently took my first visit to the Bronx Zoo with my kids. We decided to go in the fall while the weather is nice and WOW was it fun. It was a really great time of year to visit the zoo. Most of the animals were out and about, nobody was too hot ...

American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Walk

ACS Making Strides Walk

  A few weeks ago, I shared how breast cancer has affected my life...and how it's affected just about everyone's life.  One of the ways it's affected me, and so many others, is the call to DO SOMETHING to help.  One of the simplest ways that we can DO something to help is to participate in ...

Celebrating with Family in honor of Beverly Hills Chihuahua 3: Viva La Fiesta! #PapiSpeaks

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Papi is back, and he's ready to party! You're invited to the ultimate celebration of friendship and family: Beverly Hills Chihuahua 3: Viva La Fiesta! Join Papi (voiced by George Lopez) and his two- and four-legged family, of the ever pawesome Beverly Hills Chihuahua fame as they move into a posh Beverly Hills hotel on September 18th, ...

Free Weekend Activities

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Thank you to Coupons are GREAT for compiling this list of FREE weekend activities each week!!   Bank of America: Saturday March 3rd and Sunday March 4th Free Museums On Us days for Bank of America cardholders. You will find free admission at over 100 participating museums, science centers, zoos, and botanical gardens across the United ...

Archives.Com and WhitePages want to reconnect you with a family member #Giveaway

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The holidays are here, for good, for bad, for everything in between.  Much of the holiday season focuses on family and togetherness- but what about family who is far away?  Family you haven't seen in a long time?  Family you haven't yet met?  Archives.com and WhitePages have teamed up to sponsor a really cool promotion ...

FREE Activities this weekend

There are many fun, free activities this weekend happening nationwide. JoAnn Fabric and Craft Store: Saturday August 13th from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm - FREE Crayola Model Magic Event 3:00 pm until 5:00 pm - Fabric Crafting with Wrights & Jacquard (you buy the vase, they supply the embelishments) Kidtoons Films: Various times throughout the weekend Watch Candyland: ...

Mars Needs Moms BluRay 3D Combo pack (Activities, a Coupon & a Giveaway)

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Mars Needs Moms is a family movie about a young boy's intergalactic adventure to find his mom who was Martian-nabbed. This Disney film is adventure packed and fun for the whole family. It is rated PG. Mars Needs Moms features Seth Green as 9 year old Milo and Joan Cusack as his mom. The Martians have ...

Heartbreak, heartache, and love.

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I'm writing this ahead of time because I'm not sure what my mood will be in the morning.  You see, 2 years ago today, my mom was alive.  Sick, yes, dying, yes, but alive.  In fact, we were due to be visiting 2 days from now.  Celebrating Busy B's birthday up there in New Hampshire, ...