Thrill Seeker: Check out the World’s TALLEST SkyCoaster at Fun Spot USA


Thrill rides…..I love them, but get scared every single time. I usually like to go first so I don’t overthink it. As long as someone else was going to pull the rip cord (thanks Rochelle!) I figured, “ok….ok I CAN do this.” First, a bit about the SkyCoaster: Height Requirement: 42”For the ultimate thrill seeker! […]

Smoother Underarms in Only THREE Days With Dove® Advanced Care

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***Disclosure: I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for for Dove. I received product samples to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item as a thank-you for participating.””*** So I’ve been using Dove® Advanced Care Anti-Perspirant-Deodorant for awhile now and I have to say it’s my FAVORITE deodorant I […]

Berry Shortcakes Recipe

WD July '14 Berry Shortcakes

Ingredients · 3 cups all-purpose flour · 1 Tbsp. baking powder · ½ tsp kosher salt · ¼ cup plus 3 Tbsp. granulated sugar · ¾ cup (1½ sticks) very cold unsalted butter, cut into small cubes · 1 cup very cold whole milk · 1 tsp pure vanilla extract · 1 cup plus 2 […]

Eat, Drink, and Laugh at Dick’s Last Resort Gatlinburg


Let it be known that I’m down for a good time….I have a great sense of humor and can poke fun at myself with the best of them. I had heard about Dick’s Last Resort for about a year from friends and FINALLY had a chance to give them a try. AMAZEBALLS! Yes I said […]

DIY Father’s Day Scotch Duct Tape Tackle Box

Father’s Day Duct Tape Tackle Box

Supplies: • Scotch® Color & Pattern Duct Tape in Duct Blind, Tangerine Orange, Sunshine Yellow, Cherry Red and Jet Black • Scissors • X-Acto Knife • Letter Stencils Instructions: Step 1: Cover the flat part of the tackle box in Duct Blind tape, making sure to cut on a diagonal to fit the edges exactly. […]

HOT Maleficent Merchandise

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Everyone was thrilled with my HOT Frozen Merchandise post so I decided to do one for Maleficent. All the goodies and where you can them. Remember to shop around for the best deals, BUT I’d shop now and stock up for Christmas. If these are anything like the Frozen products they will sell out QUICKLY! […]

How To Train Your Dragon 2 NEW Trailer!


When the first How To Train Your Dragon came out I remember how OBSESSED Gabriel was with this movie. So were my nephews, BUT the girls still liked it too. It was just nice to have a rough and tumble action animation for the boys. The sequesl is out in just a couple of weeks […]

Time to #RockYourVacation in Kissimmee June 4-8

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On Feb. 3, Experience Kissimmee launched its first video Instagram contest, Rock Your Vacation. Contestants had the chance to enter to win a VIP Kissimmee vacation to experience all the excitement, thrills and luxury this Central Florida destination has to offer. The winner has been announced and will be in the destination this June and […]

Sam Riley Steals The Show as Diaval in Maleficent

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Sam Riley as Diaval in Maleficent knocked my socks off. The way they visualized the raven into a character especially one that has such a heart was awesome. I love to meet soft spoken actors. Sam Riley walked into a room of 25 bloggers and was a bit intimidated, but he took it all in […]

Zulily Deal of the Day: Get Your Minecraft On 45% OFF


It’s been awhile since I did a Zulily Sale, but I’ve been asked to do more so here’s today’s Deal of the Day: Budding and veteran builders alike will dig this collection of Minecraft gear! Featuring shirts, backpacks, phone cases, play sets and much more, this cultivated selection is sure to add a dash of […]

DIY Citronella Candles

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Summer is here! With that means more grilling out, going to the pool, etc. Which also means pesky bugs like mosquitoes. So grab the family together and do a craft. Make Citronella Candles yourself! These are super easy to do and will get rid of those pesky bloodsuckers within a small area. Materials:

Maleficent: True Love in a New Light


Maleficent is an origin story at it’s finest. We always see the “villain” in mostly a one dimensional arc. They are cursing people, taking away love, life, and laughter, etc. This reminds me a bit of the newest Oz film by Disney, in that it shows you why a villain like Maleficent becomes the “bad […]

Robert Stromberg Brings the Magnificence to Maleficent in his Directorial Debut


  When you watch a film for the first time certain things leap out at you. The actors, actresses, effects, music, and more. Sometimes we are so engrossed with the film we forget the one who brings everything together. The Director. Meeting a director is always special to me. You get to the heart of […]

Sharlto Copley Brings the Madness to Maleficent

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  Sharlto Copley is an underrated actor. When you mention his name not many people remember him, but if you tell him the films he has been in they are like, “OH! THAT guy was great!” I think once everyone sees Maleficent he will become a household name. He just brings the madness and darkness […]