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Heirloom Seeds: How to Harness The Power of the Past

April 6, 2019

The case for heirloom seed saving has never been stronger. Right now there are around 10,000 plant varieties at risk of endangerment or extinction. In addition to providing plant biodiversity for the earth, many of these seeds are edible varieties that provide immense flavor and nutrients when cultivated. Edible seeds include alfalfa (sprouts), chia (sprouts), […]


On the set of MISSING LINK at Laika Studios

April 2, 2019

Before a set takes shape for a stop-motion animation film, artists work on conceptual illustrations for nearly a year before the actual build.  I learned this from Production Designer, Nelson Lowry during during my visit to LAIKA Studios for a behind-the-scenes tour of the MISSING LINK (in theaters April 12).  Travel and accommodations for this trip […]


American Ninja Warrior Challenge Video Game (Giveaway!)

April 1, 2019

Our family has always loved watching NBC’s “American Ninja Warrior,” so we were thrilled to learn it’s now in video game format!  Thanks to our partnership with GameMill Entertainment, we have the full scoop on this exciting new video game and a great giveaway for you, too! AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR CHALLENGE is a new video […]


STORM BOY – An Unforgettable Film with an Ecological Heart (in theaters April 5!)

April 1, 2019

Conservation and animal rescue are causes I try to champion daily.  This is why I’m more-than-happy to partner with Good Deed Entertainment to help spread the word on a beautiful new film in theaters April 5, STORM BOY. STORM BOY is a retelling of an Australian novella by the same name from author Colin Thiele.  […]


Your Quick Guide to Easter Flowers

March 27, 2019

Spring, Easter, and flowers all go hand-in-hand.  Each flower has its own particular meaning for the person that receives it. Traditionally, Easter flowers have always been a big part of Easter Sunday, whether they were worn as a corsage to church, used as a centerpiece on the Easter table, or used for decoration on church […]


Behind-the-scenes with Costume Design for MISSING LINK

March 26, 2019

Did you know in claymation the puppets have a full team of costume designers?  Color me totally surprised when I found this out during my visit to LAIKA Studios for a behind-the-scenes tour of the MISSING LINK (in theaters April 12).  Travel and accommodations for this trip were provided by United Artists Releasing, but thoughts, […]


Meals Made Easy with Pictsweet Farms Vegetables For Roasting

March 25, 2019

This post is sponsored by The National Frozen & Refrigerated Foods Association (NFRA). All opinions are my own.  For more inspiration during #FrozenFoodMonth, be sure to check out delicious ideas from NFRA at #MFFM2019 Do you ever have those days where all-the-sudden it’s dinnertime and you have to decide instantly what to cook and […]


Beachfront at The Caravelle Resort: How to Make the Most Out of Your North Myrtle Beach Vacation

March 23, 2019

Imagine rolling out of bed to the sounds of the ocean as the sun peeks over the horizon.  You grab your cup of freshly brewed coffee and step out onto your private balcony to watch as the sand and water warm below.  All while planning the perfect spot for your beach blanket later in the […]