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The 10 Most Scenic Roads/Highways in the World

The 10 Most Scenic Roads/Highways in the World

There’s nothing quite like a road trip to fuel your sense of wanderlust and leave you feeling adventurous and happy for months to come. Put the pedal to the metal on one of these 10 highways. 1) Highway 101 – Oregon, USA Stretching from the California border to the Washington state line, Highway 101 offers […]

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I’ve Got Some Great Ideas To Keep The Kids Entertained All Summer

When it comes to keeping your children entertained all summer long, we Mums know just how tough it is. Boredom can creep in so easily, especially when you’re trying to get on with work or chores. Finding those activities that offer value for money as well as good value for the time invested is a […]

Big Fun at the Big State Fair in Dallas, Texas

Big Fun at the Big State Fair in Dallas, Texas

The State Fair of Texas is a 24-day party like only Texas can throw! Come enjoy a whopping 277 acres of entertainment, rides, livestock, concerts, football in the Cotton Bowl and an insane assortment of deep-fried food. There’s so much to see and do, starting with the historic Fair Park itself. Built for the 1936 […]

How to Layer Your Skin Care Products for the Best Results

We live in a time where maintaining (or achieving) gorgeous skin is as simple as figuring out the right skin care regimen. But what happens when you have all the right tools, and don’t know how to use them properly? For instance: what if you were recommended the best Dermalogica products for your skin type, […]

LeapFrog LeapPad Platinum & Imagicard Review

LeapFrog LeapPad Platinum & Imagicard Review

Having the best tech toys are not only important to adults but to kids as well.  So when I was invited by leapFrog to try out their new LeapFrog LeapPad Platinum tablet, I knew Riley and I were going to have a blast!  LeapFrog never fails to deliver great tablets and other technology for kids […]

Recipes & Food

Creating the Perfect Cheese Platter

The Cheese Does Not Stand Alone: Creating the Perfect Cheese Platter

There are a lot of different types of cheeses from all over the world, and it can be exciting to try new flavors and textures. The various styles are created using different ingredients and manufacturing techniques. Mass produced cheeses are reliably similar to one another, but the truly great cheeses are those created by skilled […]

Roasted Tomato and Goat Cheese Pasta

Roasted Tomato & Goat Cheese Pasta

I love a good pasta dish. A good pasta dish is a bowl of Italian sunshine, in my opinion, and this Roasted Tomato & Goat Cheese Pasta recipe is an easy, delicious way to get more sun in your diet! Wit the flavors of roasted tomatoes, garlic, and tangy goat cheese married together in one […]

22 Lasagna Recipes to Celebrate National Lasagna Day

22 Lasagna Recipes to Celebrate National Lasagna Day

Did you know that today is National Lasagna Day?  I have three yummy lasagna recipes to share with you from Dei Fratelli, as well as some great ones from great bloggers.  There is sure to be a lasagna recipe here that you will love! Dei Fratelli is a favorite brand of mine.  We love their […]

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Crafts

Pool Noodle Paint Stamps

Pool Noodle Paint Stamps

When summer boredom sets in, why not try these pool noodle paint stamps? These pool noodle paint stamps are so easy to make, and can be crafted for around $1. Perfect for little hands, these pool noodle paint stamps will “stamp” out boredom this summer and give your kids something fun to do. Here is […]

DIY Hanging Herb Vase

DIY Hanging Herb Vase

Do you love having fresh herbs on hand? Many people do, it just isn’t always easy to store them. That is where this DIY hanging herb vase comes in. You can make your own hanging herb vase, perfect for keeping your herbs fresh and at your fingertips, right in the comfort of your own kitchen. […]

Congrats on a Bright Future Graduation Gift

Congrats on a Bright Future Graduation Gift

If you are attending any graduation parties this summer, you will want to take the perfect graduation gift with you. This Congrats on a Bright Future Graduation gift is the perfect idea, combining a little wit with what grads really need… cash! Here is how you can get started making your own graduation gift just […]

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Entertainment

Nutella Cool Whip Dip

Entertainment Talk + Nutella Cool Whip Dip Recipe #SummerWatchathon

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Acorn. I’m talking about a couple of my favorite things today – movies, TV, and snacks to enjoy with the family!  Since Summer vacation is here (the first one for my daughter since she had her first year of school) we’re enjoying lots of fun things together.  From the […]

Disney•Pixar’s “Inside Out” takes moviegoers inside the mind of 11-year-old Riley, introducing five emotions: Fear, Sadness, Joy, Disgust and Anger. In theaters June 19, 2015. ©2013 Disney•Pixar.  All Rights Reserved.

Disney Pixar’s INSIDE OUT Review & Activities!

I think I have found my new favorite movie.  And that movie is Disney Pixar’s Inside Out!  After seeing a prescreening last week with my family we have fallen in love with it!  After reading my review, make sure to go out and see it in theaters this weekend! Inside Out is all about a little […]

The Secret Life of Pets

The Secret Life of Pets Trailer & Poster #TheSecretLifeOfPets

There’s a new movie coming out Summer of 2016 that I cannot wait for!  The Secret Life of Pets!  Oh my goodness, the trailer is absolutely adorable!  Check it out for yourself:  How cute was that?!  It’s coming to theaters July 8, 2016 – perfect timing for my birthday, which is the 7th! For their […]

No Hammer No Shield No Problem - Marvel's ANT-MAN

No Shield, No Hammer, No Armor is No Problem for Ant-Man! #AntMan

No shield? No hammer? No armor? No problem!  That’s the headline on the awesome new poster for Marvel’s Ant-Man!  Check out the posters and the new TV spot if you haven’t done so already below!  And don’t forget – Ant-Man comes to theaters July 17, 2015!! More about ANT-MAN: The next evolution of the Marvel Cinematic Universe brings […]

DreamWorks Pictures Bridge of Spies

Trailer for DreamWorks Pictures’ Bridge of Spies #BridgeOfSpies

Have you heard about the new movie Tom Hanks has coming out?  October 16, 2015 Bridge of Spies, a Steven Spielberg film, is being released by DreamWorks!  Here’s what this dramatic thriller is about: A dramatic thriller set against the backdrop of a series of historic events, DreamWorks Pictures/Fox 2000 Pictures’ “Bridge of Spies” tells the story of James […]

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$50 Outback Steakhouse Gift Card Giveaway (Ends 7/31)

Welcome to our $50 Outback Steakhouse Gift Card Giveaway! Are you a steak lover like me?  Then you’re going to love today’s new giveaway!  I’ve joined forces with some awesome bloggy friends who all want to treat you to a great meal out at Outback Steakhouse!  Enjoy juicy, tender and flavorful steaks. Outback Steakhouse also serves […]

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