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16 Farm Fresh Books for Spring Reading

Can you feel it?  Spring is right around the corner!  It seems difficult to fathom when you are knee-deep in snow but there is life brimming below the earth surface in anticipation of the warm breezes that will heading our way.  Now is the best time to pick up some farm fresh books to read […]

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NOURISH

How To Play With Your Food Safely

Not many people like to think about or talk about the “icky” side of the kitchen – the deep, dark invisible places where germs reside, but things like Salmonella are real threats to your farm fresh culinary enjoyment.  Thanks to my partnership with Maverick Housewares, I’m sharing some important tips to help you play with […]

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GIVEAWAYS

EARLY MAN Free Activity Book (and a Giveaway!)

This post is in partnership with Lionsgate. Last week we shared the super fun trailer for EARLY MAN (in theaters February 16,) and as promised, this week we have more information, an EARLY MAN Activity Book and an epic giveaway for you to enjoy… read on! My sons and I already know we want to […]

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CREATE Home DIY

Achievable Ways To Organize Your Linen Closet (and keep it that way!)

We would all love to have a linen closet that resembles a page from Better Homes & Garden Magazine.  If you are like me, the reality is you don’t have enough time or money to keep every corner of your home looking like a gloss-polish photo shoot.  Maybe we can’t keep things picture perfect, but […]

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ENTERTAIN Movies

Melissa McCarty is the LIFE OF THE PARTY: Exclusive Interview

In person, Melissa McCarthy is everything you would hope for – beautiful, charming, quirky, casual, upbeat, joyful – and chatting with her just like having a heart-to-heart with one of your besties. Thanks to my partnership with Warner Bros. Pictures., travel and accommodations provided, I had the good fortune to attend an exclusive interview opportunity with […]

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ENTERTAIN Movies

On the set of LIFE OF THE PARTY

Last year, I had the wonderful opportunity to spend a day on the set of LIFE OF THE PARTY (in theaters May 11) and now, I can finally share that lovely experience with you!  My travel and accommodations were provided by Warner Bros. Pictures., all thoughts and opinions are of course, my own. Having lived […]

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GIFT GUIDES

What are the best flowers to give on Valentine’s Day?

As Teleflora is one of my favorite go-to companies for sending flowers, I’m pleased to be able to partner with them to chat about the best flowers to give on Valentine’s Day and to bring you a glimpse of the stunning Teleflora’s Red Haute Bouquet.  When I send a bouquet from Teleflora, I always have […]

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CREATE

The Art of Writing Love Letters

Valentine’s Day is the prime opportunity for expressing our love but often, it’s difficult to find the right gift to express our love, let alone the right words!  Thanks to our partnership with PAPYRUS, we’re discussing the art of writing love letters today and sharing some clever ideas for delivering your sentiments…. read on! For […]

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EMPOWER

Why My Son Chose the SAT

Earlier this month we chatted about dispelling the myths of the SAT and how to help your teen prep for the SAT.  Thanks to my partnership with the College Board, today I’m sharing why my son chose the SAT. As parents, we all dream of a better future for our children.  Our children want good […]

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Movies

EARLY MAN – It’s going to be epic!

This post is in partnership with Lionsgate. When my sons were little, they re-watched WALLACE & GROMIT so much, that they practically had all the lines from the film memorized.  At first, I couldn’t understand the attraction but after sitting down one day and watching the movie all the way through, I had to admit, […]

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CREATE NEW

Chinese New Year Activities for Kids

Each year there’s plenty of excitement surrounding the Chinese New Year.  You may be thinking it would be fun to join in the celebrations and certainly, to gift your children with a better understanding of world cultures.  Thanks to our partnership with Oriental Trading, we’ve put together a few ideas to help inspire you! All of […]

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NEW NOURISH Recipes

51 Delightful Recipes for National Baking Month

To me, baking equals memories and love.  Whether I am creating new desserts for my family or remembering all the times I baked with grandmother in her tiny Florida kitchen, love infuses with each sprinkle of flour and dash of sugar.  January is National Baking Month, which gives me ample reason for celebrating all the […]

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