Having Fun with L’Oreal’s New Makeup Genius App

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Day three of our family road trip and we're in the car from southern North Carolina and heading to Williamsburg, Virginia. GPS puts today's trip at a little over 4 hours. Hubby's cruising to some music, the kids are watching a movie and I'm playing on the iTunes App Store looking for entertainment. I found this free App from L'oreal called … [Read more...]

#Pinspiration: 5 Pink Cocktails for Spring That Will Knock Your Socks Off!

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Yo, guys.  I've missed the last two Pinspiration weeks as I was sick as a dog the first week and in Disneyland the next.  But I'm back with a fun one this week - pink drinks and recipes that inspired me on Pinterest! Colleen and I have planning the menu for our Mom Mixer event this upcoming Saturday in Philadelphia. (150 Mom bloggers, great brands … [Read more...]

Entertaining with CVS! Gold Emblem Goodies for Football Season & More

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Did you know that you can get food to entertain with at CVS?  I didn't until last fall and my friends this past weekend remarked that they didn't know you could either.  It's a best kept secret!  CVS has a food brand line called Gold Emblem and they make some great snack foods and options for your next party at your house.  Seriously! This past … [Read more...]

Game Night with Friends: Fun & Some Totally Inappropriate Games

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First things first - if you're easy offended, this first game is most definitely gonna offend you. It's offensive in every possible way. That said, after a couple of drinks with friends, it can be completely hysterical if you can look past some of the cards. Ever played Apples to Apples? This game is very similar. There's a judge and they read … [Read more...]

Vintage Cases for your iPhone at Cafe Press #TBT (And How I’m Reading the Latest Stephen King Novel)

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Right now I'm engrossed in reading the latest Stephen King novel - 11/22/63. I haven't read Stephen King since I was maybe in college, I'm not really one for horror novels at all. But a friend recommended his latest as it's not a horror novel at all but more historical fiction with a piece of time travel thrown in. Intrigued, I downloaded it to my … [Read more...]

My Internet Radio App of Choice: @Songza

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So I know most folks use Pandora but at some point along the way (in the last year), I got turned onto Songza, a free Internet radio app, and I've been turned over to them as a loyal listener ever since.  What do you listen to? Songza is a free internet radio app that has it all.  I think what I love the most is the concierge that greets me when … [Read more...]

Family Fun with Reverse Charades

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One night over the holidays, we opened up a box of the game Reverse Charades to play the game and see what it was all about.  We have the 6+ version and we played with my four family members plus my parents. It was such a blast.  The directions call for at least three teams but we divided up into two teams since we only had 6 players.  Reverse … [Read more...]

Sneak Peek: The Odd Life of Timothy Green #OddLife

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Last week, I was psyched to have the opportunity to check out an early showing of the movie the Odd Life of Timothy Green, a new movie releasing in theaters by Disney later next week (Wednesday, August 15th).  I was happy to get a chance to get away from the buzz of BlogHer to just decompress for a little while and to veg out.  Plus I totally love … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Gift for iPad Users: Compose Paintbrush ($39)

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What will they think of next?  I'm constantly amazed at the amount of incredible things one can do on an iPad.  My latest cool discovery?  Using a Nomad Brush to "paint" works of art on your iPad. It's a stylus and a paint brush and the reviews are incredible for it.   Nomad's Compose RED dual-tip says "Happy Valentine's Day" on it and can be … [Read more...]

Big Miracle: Surprisingly Awesome

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Normally I wouldn't do a movie theater review, but my family and I went to see an early screening of Big Miracle over the weekend and I just had to throw a post up here on how amazing it was.  Nate (8) is now calling it one of his favorite movies of all time and my husband and I were both riveted during the film. The movie is based on a true … [Read more...]