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5 Fun Products That Will Make You Want to Be a Morning Person

September 24, 2018

Whether you are already a morning person or currently struggle to coax yourself out of bed before noon, starting your day with some good karma and a bit of whimsical wit is an instant day brightener! Recently, we were introduced to two clever companies that both create super fun products designed to enhance your lifestyle […]



September 21, 2018

Earlier this year, I had the awesome privilege of attending the SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY movie premiere.  Sitting in the same theater with legends like George Lucas, Mark Hamill, and Billy Dee Williams along with all the cast and crew of the new film was mind-blowing! While it upped my awe and excitement factors, […]


How Do You Turn Your Miles into Music? (Sweepstakes!)

September 20, 2018

This post is sponsored by Marathon. I honestly can’t remember the last time I commuted via car without having the radio on.  Listening to your favorite songs sure can make the miles go by quicker and enhance your entire driving experience. Country music is generally what you’ll find streaming from my car stereo.  When tunes […]


Dino-riffic Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Family Movie Night

September 19, 2018

This post is sponsored by Universal Pictures Homes Entertainment. Run!!… to your nearest retailer – JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM on Blu-ray is now in stores! Thanks to my partnership with Universal Pictures and my participation as part of #TeamJurassic, I have some fun family movie night ideas to share, including kitschy dessert that will encourage […]


Don’t Let a Rural Heat Wave Melt You Down

September 18, 2018

While rural areas are generally not as hot as urban areas, you will still experience scorching temperatures during the summer months. Extreme heat can be hard on your body and mood, undermining your ability to enjoy your summer activities. Although you can use your air-conditioner to create a comfortable environment at home, it can cause […]


50 by 50 – RADIANT: Farm Animals Up Close and Personal

September 17, 2018

As it’s predominantly a photo journal, I’m not sure if RADIANT: Farm Animals Up Close and Personal technically qualifies as one of my 50 books by 50, but it’s certainly a wonderful compilation.  I  recommend a copy for every bookshelf! Traer Scott’s RADIANT lists as a whimsical, soulful, and personal photo collection focused on the […]


Crazy-Good Deals at GameStop PRO DAYS Sale Sept. 15!

September 14, 2018

Are you a GameStop PowerUp Rewards Pro or Elite Pro member?  If so you are WAY in luck this weekend! Thanks to my partnership with GameStop, I have the full scoop on the one day only, GameStop PRO DAYS sale on September 15th… and it’s ridiculously-awesome. Don’t miss the unbeatable deals during PRO DAY at GameStop!  Now […]

Here is a fun craft to get your middle schooler being creative and having fun.

Egg Carton Craft: Parachutist Paco Teaching Problem Solving Skills

September 12, 2018

Egg Carton Craft: Parachutist Paco This egg carton craft is a creative project that my son is the inventor of when he was a middle schooler. This craft is fondly known as Paco the Parachutist in our family. I remember a lot of time and effort on his part creating and perfecting this parachutist. Proud […]