Planes: Fire & Rescue. Must Go or Heck No?

Guessing all the Way

Trying to decide if seeing Planes: Fire & Rescue should make your weekend plans with the kids?  Let me help you….Yes! I’ll be the first to admit that from an adult stand point, I was disappointed with the first Planes movie from Disney.  I had already been through the Cars phase with my children and [...]


Join the USDA Fourth of July Twitter Party June 30th

Food Safety

The 4th of July holiday weekend is approaching quickly and that means a lot of picnics and outdoor barbecues.  Along with enjoying the beautiful outdoors, it is also important to remember food safety for your family and friends.  During the long weekend most families will be grilling hamburgers, hot dogs and steaks, all of which [...]


Make This A “Summer of Giving” by Being Champions for Kids

Champion for Kids

Putting my children to bed with a full stomach is a privilege that I sometimes take for granted.  When you have food to put on the table, you sometimes forget to think what it would be like to do without.  For many kids, especially during the summer months, doing without meals is a way of [...]


Need a Gift for Dad? Head to Best Buy

Best Buy gifts

The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. If you were to ever meet my hubby, you would see very quickly that he is made for entertaining.  He is so knowledgeable about so many things and when it comes [...]


Join me May 20th for the Energizer #NoLeaksGuaranteed Twitter Party


Anyone that has children knows that most toys require batteries of some sort to operate.  Something else you probably know being a parent is that children play with toys sporadically.  That means that too often, toys end up put into the toy box with batteries still inside.  By the time the kiddos get around to [...]


Distracted Driving Can End: Decide to Drive

Eyes on the Road

When you think of distracted driving, what are some of the first things that come to mind?  I sat and thought about all the things that I see people do while driving, myself included and this is what I came up with. It is scary to think that all of the above happen each and [...]


Moms’ Night Out Movie Review: Boy Can I Relate!

Mom's Night Out photo

How many times have you felt like you were in need of a night out.  A night to go out, let your hair down and try not to think about dirty dishes in the sink or toilets that need to be scrubbed.  I know that I personally “think” about it quite often, however, actually making [...]


Branson Here We Come! #ExploreBranson

Titanic Museum Branson

Disclosure: I have been invited to Branson on a Press Trip. I will be compensated with accommodations and various show press passes. All opinions are my own. Last year sometime, my son came home from school talking about the RMS Titanic.  I had no idea that would begin an obsession of all things Titanic for [...]


Disney Social Media Moms Conference: My Feelings on Being Invited

2014 Disneyland

Each year towards the beginning of the new year,  the buzz begins on social media about the Disney Social Media Moms Conference.  I remember hearing about it and thinking that could never be me.  I would tweet and follow the hashtag, but I never in my wildest dreams thought the day would come that I [...]


These are a Few of My Favorite Things….What are Yours?

Disney Celebration

While watching The Sound of Music with my kiddos last weekend, I got one of the songs stuck in my head.  It’s the song, “These are a Few of My Favorite Things” that Maria sang to the kids during the thunderstorm.  It made me begin to think about what some of my favorite things are.  I don’t [...]