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! […]

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 […]

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 […]

Snugg iPad mini Ultra Thin Case REVIEW


***Disclosure: I received a Snugg Case to review as compensation. However, my opinions are entirely my own and I have not been paid to publish positive comments.*** Our stunning red iPad mini case is one of the most popular colors in the Ultra Thin range. Protect your investment and make the most of your tablet […]

Spend Earth Day watching Disneynature BEARS


***Disclosure: I attended #DisneynatureBears Event My flight, lodgings, and expenses were covered by Disney, ABC, and myself. All opinions are 100% mine. *** In an epic story of breathtaking scale, Disneynature’s new True Life Adventure “Bears” showcases a year in the life of a bear family as two impressionable young cubs are taught life’s most […]

CK Mondavi and the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund Contest

Wine Wednesday

The Wines What sets CK Mondavi wines apart? We believe it is our 70 year commitment to creating high quality, American grown and produced wines of exceptional value. Our family winery, established in 1943, has been creating fine wines for four generations and has a passionate commitment to quality winemaking. We harvest grapes at their […]

Take the Family To See a GREAT Action Movie with Captain America: The Winter Soldier


***Disclosure: I attended The #CaptainAmericaEvent . My flight, lodgings, and expenses were covered by Disney and myself. Pictures provided by Disney. All opinions are 100% mine. *** Captain America: The Winter Soldier HITS theaters today with a bang you will want to see! So grab the family and go check out the latest installment in […]

Don’t Try and Define Me: Divergent Movie Review


***Disclosure: I saw this movie as compensation for my review but all opinions are 100% mine.””*** With all the YA fiction hitting the screens the past few years there may be a bit of burn out on the subject. Then something comes along that is a little bit different and re-awakens the whole genre again. […]

Smellcome To Manhood with Old Spice Review PLUS GIVEAWAY

Smellcome to Manhood Kit

***Disclosure: This review and giveaway was made possible by Double Duty Divas and Old Spice. I was provided the featured product free of charge to facilitate my review, but all opinions are 100% mine.””*** I promised my son I wouldn’t embarrass him *too* much with this post, but hey…there are a lot of young men […]

Muppets Most Wanted In Theatres Everywhere Today PLUS NEW activity sheets


***Disclosure: I attended #MuppetsMostWantedEvent . My flight, lodgings, and expenses were covered by Disney and myself. All opinions are 100% mine. *** Muppets Most Wanted is a sequel to The Muppets and it starts out with a big musical number that sets the tone for the entire movie. It begins right where the first film […]

Your New Beauty Routine Essential: Oil Pulling

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An ancient Ayruvedic practice is becoming quite the craze among holistic-lovers worldwide, and chances are you’re already in on it. If you have organic sesame, sunflower or coconut oil at home, you can take part in a new beauty routine that helps detox your body in just twenty minutes through a process known as oil […]

TONIGHT The Wedding Continues: ABC’s “Trophy Wife” stars Malin Akerman

TROPHY WIFE - ABC's "Trophy Wife" stars Ryan Lee as Warren, Bailee Madison as Hillary, Marcia Gay Harden as Diane, Bradley Whitford as Pete, Malin Akerman as Kate, Natalie Morales as Meg, Michaela Watkins as Jackie and Albert Tsai as Bert. (ABC/Bob D'Amico)

***Disclosure: I attended #ABCTVEvent. My flight, lodgings, and expenses were covered by Disney, ABC, and myself. All opinions are 100% mine. *** Twenty-something Kate is redefining what it means to be a trophy wife. She is in over her head when she finds herself with an insta-family after falling in love with Pete, a man […]

Splenda Sweet Swap: Southwest Citrus Salsa Recipe

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***Disclosure: Disclosure: This post is part of the SPLENDA® 365 SWEET SWAPS ™ blogger program by McNeil Nutritionals, LLC. and The Motherhood, who sent me products and compensated me for my time. Opinions, experiences and photos shared here are my own, and I hope you enjoy them*** The SPLENDA® 365 Sweet Swaps™ Campaign is about […]

Going on a Roadtrip? The 2014 Kia Sorento SX FWD is PERFECT

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***Disclosure: I reviewed a Kia Sorento and was provided the car by DriveSTI. All opinions are 100% mine. *** On our recent #GirlFriendGetaway Jeana from Surf and Sunshine and I were packing a lot of things into one long trip. So we decided that we should fly into Miami and then take a Road Trip […]