Beating the Heat with Cool Gear! #HotintheCity

Every summer without fail my family makes a point of throwing a few barbecue’s – well, except for last summer. Last summer we were really busy and never managed to pull one together, so the second the weather began to heat up we made plans to go grillin’! Living in the city means having to … Continue reading

Getting Happier and Healthier at Duane Reade! #DRHappyHealthy #cbias

I’ve been feeling a little under the weather recently, mostly due to my allergies. So this weekend I stopped by Duane Reade to pick up a few products that I feel made my life a little healthier and certainly a lot happier. I love how Duane Reade recently came out with a Happy and Healthy … Continue reading

Get Playful with the Y-Volution YGlider!

My family and I are serious park junkies, we love to pack up a few snacks, maybe even a picnic basket and head to our local park. We usually bring along a plethora of toys – everything from basketballs and tennis rackets to sidewalk chalk. Spring is my favorite time to head out doors and … Continue reading

Get a Hop on Easter Baskets with Wonderforge! And it’s also a Giveaway!

Every year, after Church on Easter Sunday, my family has our yearly Easter egg hunt and Easter basket handout. We’re a very competitive bunch and our Easter egg hunt is like the Laura Ashley equivalent of The Hunger Games. The same competitiveness rings true through any game we’re playing – our most favorite game right now is … Continue reading

Dial Coconut Water Body Wash Review & Giveaway! 3 Winners (Ends 3/12)

I usually put off putting up my reviews until I’m really satisfied with the final product – the copy must be perfect, the photos edited, links all linked, etc. But the second Dial’s New Coconut Water Body Wash found itself on my doorstep I was so excited to share this product with you guys that … Continue reading

Escape to the Tropics with Honey Bunches of Oats! (Sweeps & Giveaway, 3 Winners)

I’m a cereal fanatic, and the funny thing is that I don’t even eat cereal in the morning. Usually I’ll pour myself a bowl of cereal for lunch or dinner or even dessert – yup, that’s me the epitome of health, lol! Recently, I had the chance to try Honey Bunches of Oats new cereal, … Continue reading

The Big Toy Book’s Biggest Day of Holiday Play Event Recap!

I love toys, and a few weeks ago I was lucky enough to take Juliet (my little sister) to The Big Toy Book’s Biggest Day of Holiday Play event! Together, we both got a sneak peek at the hottest toys that are hitting the shelves. As a 90’s child I was thrilled to see the … Continue reading

Monsters Inc. in 3D Wishes You Happy Holidays!

Walt Disney Studios and Monsters Inc. wish you happy holidays! Being a 90s child, I cannot tell you how excited I am that Monsters Inc. is back – and in 3D! Monsters Inc. 3D hits theaters tomorrow – but you can print out these fun activity sheets right now! Keep your kiddos entertained with these … Continue reading

Oz The Great and Powerful : March 8th!

Oz The Great and Powerful is one movie that I’m ridiculously excited for!  Oscar Diggs (played by James Franco) is a small time circus musician with questionable ethics. When Oscar is hurled into the Land of Oz, his dreams of fame and fortune are extinguished as he is drawn into the epic problems that face … Continue reading

Michael Angelo’s and a sweepstakes not to be missed!

Food has always been a source of comfort for me. Maybe it’s because I have such a culturally rich background, or maybe it’s because I spent many hours at my mom’s elbow learning how to bake, cook, and create good food. But for me, the most comforting of all the foods that I’ve eaten is … Continue reading