Weight Gain, Un-Wellness and My Road to a Detox & Possible Cleanse

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Yesterday I freaked out when I stepped on the scale.  That was my moment.  The moment I cracked and I realized I had to shape up and that something with my diet and routine has to change. I can pinpoint exactly when my bad eating habits started and say with confidence that it was Easter, which you guys may remember was late this year.  It was at … [Read more...]

chicBuds – Fashionable & Functional Ear Buds

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While I am a big proponent of my bluetooth in my car, I'm also finding that I love the option that chicBuds ($14.99) are giving me!  These headphones are also equipped with a mic so they're not only fashionable looking but functional because I can wear them and talk at the same time. chicBuds has a wide assortment of patterns available - you can … [Read more...]

Girls Night Out: Red Sangria Recipe

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I hosted our monthly girls poker night at my house last week. It was a nice night and the last poker night of the summer and I wanted to make something fruity and fun for our evening.  After searching for a couple of different sangria recipes, I came up with this one. I started with only a couple of cans of ginger ale but added two more to make it … [Read more...]

The Sand Free Beach Tote: Quirky Shake

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Can you guys imagine coming home from the beach with no sand in your bag?  It seems like something pretty impossible, right?  I know that we head to the beach and I'm finding grains of sand inside of things that didn't even go to the beach that day for weeks on end. Introducing the Quirky Shake Beach Tote.  Invented by celebrity chef Spike … [Read more...]

Fun New Game: Tapple #SweetSuite14 #BBNYC

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So we're currently on vacation at the beach with some friends and I broke out Tapple a couple of nights ago.  It was a game that came in my Sweet Suite gift box and we thought we'd give it a try one night.  It's our new addiction!  This quick and fun game is great for both kids and parents and we've been playing it after hours adults only … [Read more...]

I’m Downright Giddy About the New #Outlander Show Coming to STARZ @TWC THIS SATURDAY

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Years ago... and we're talking high school or college maybe, I read Diana Gabaldon's Outlander book. I remember that I had read it when only one book was out. It came out in 1991 and I remember loving it and being frustrated I had to wait for book 2. I don't know what happened because I never read book 2 or any of the books that came out but … [Read more...]

Zipz Wine: All That & A Bag of Chips! (It’s Wine! On the Go!)

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One of my favorite brands at Blogger Bash earlier this month in NYC was Zipz Wine.  You can tell from this photo with my bloggy girlfriend Melissa that I was MORE THAN EXCITED to find Zipz Wine at the event. So I don't know if you guys can tell from the photo what it is but Zipz Wine is single serve wine glasses to go.  You can "unzip" the … [Read more...]

Tory Burch FitBit: Style & Fitness in One

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So who is excited about this one? I know I am! I was lucky enough to see a Tory Burch FitBit first hand this past week at Blogger Bash and I can SUPER excited about this. I have yet to jump on the FitBit bandwagon; I've tested a few out before but nothing's hooked me onto it yet. But this past weekend, I noticed multiple bloggers wearing FitBits … [Read more...]

5 Fun Adult Cocktails For Summer Parties

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Pinterest is one of my favorite spots to find fun, fruity summer drinks!  You can see how often I pin them on my Cocktails page.   Here's 5 favorites I am putting here to remind myself to consider for our next summer party. By the way, I don't drink vodka so these are all vodka free drinks - I love Rum & Tequila for summer drinks … [Read more...]

10 Summer Crafts for Kids

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  Although summer might fly by for kids, it can feel long for parents trying to entertain their children. There’s only so much running around a kid can do… If you’re a parent struggling to find ways to keep your children active and entertained, try having a craft day. These ten summer crafts will give you weeks of fun and … [Read more...]