Entertainment

Exclusive Q&A with Brenton Thwaites aka Henry Turner- Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales #PiratesLifeEvent

Brenton Thwaites, who portrays Henry Turner in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales has been a fan of the Pirates of the Caribbean movies since he was a young boy growing up in Queensland, Australia. No one was more delighted than he to discover that not only had he been cast as the […]

Exclusive with Geoffrey Rush aka Captain Barbossa From Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales #PiratesLifeEvent

Disclosure- I was invited by Disney to attend this all expense paid press trip but all opinions are 100% my own. We sat down with the talented Geoffrey Rush aka Captain Barbossa for a Q&A. Geoffrey was so interesting to listen to. He is quite the story teller and the time just flew. Here are a […]

Chatting with Javier Bardem aka Captain Salazar From Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales #PiratesLifeEvent

Disclosure- I was invited by Disney to attend this all expense paid press trip but all opinions are 100% my own. Photo credit- Louise Bishop at MomStart.com We sat down for a candid interview with Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales newcomer Javier Bardem. Javier plays Captain Salazar, the villainous ghost captain who […]

Weight Loss/Gastric Sleeve Life

2 Month Post Op Gastric Sleeve Update Including What I’m Eating Now

This picture is a few weeks old from when I was 8 weeks post op. Sorry I’ve been a total slacker updating about my progress since my gastric sleeve surgery. (Check out my other posts about my gastric sleeve surgery.) My surgery was April 25, 2016. I am now almost 10 weeks post op. This […]

4 Weeks Post Op Gastric Sleeve Surgery- The Good, The Bad, The Beautiful

THE GOOD I’m 4 weeks post op from gastric sleeve surgery. Physically I am feeling great as far as the surgery is concerned. The recovery was a lot easier than I had thought. I was in pain the first few days but it wasn’t intolerable. Once I was released from the hospital 2 days post op, […]

My Favorite Apps For Life After Weight Loss Surgery

  I highly recommend the following 2 apps to track food and water. Baritastic is great for tracking everything you eat as it tracks not only calories but protein, carbs, etc. One REALLY important thing to remember when you have bariatric surgery is to chew small bites for 30 seconds, wait 1 minute between bites, […]

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Recipes

Summer Salad Recipes, With A Twist

Now that we’re all trying to eat a little healthier and it’s summer, it seems like the perfect time to eat salad. But as we know, salad has a bit of a … [Read More...]

Free Finding Dory Pool Party Kit, Recipes, and More!

Have you seen Finding Dory yet? I took my girls last week and we loved it. I'm so excited for these fun recipes and this awesome FREE printable pool … [Read More...]

ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS Inspired Dessert Recipes

      ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS is now playing in theatres everywhere! It’s a fun and colorful return to the whimsical … [Read More...]

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Family Fun

Sending Easter Baskets Everywhere in North America Just Got Easier

Image © belchonock When Easter arrives, you need to be ready with the gifts. These aren’t just gifts for the young ones in your life. Who doesn’t appreciate getting a nice Easter basket from their loved ones? Even the most macho member of your family enjoys a chocolate Easter bunny. And the rest of your loved […]

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST FREE Activity Sheets, Coloring Pages, and More!

If you haven’t seen Beauty and the Beast yet, it’s a must see so stop what you’re doing and go see it! Here are some fun activity pages for your kids to do. Clip on the thumbnail to see the full size file and print from your computer. Like BEAUTY AND THE BEAST on Facebook: […]

Ghostbusters Is Now on Blu-ray and DVD Plus Find Out How You Can #BooItForward with #Ghostbusters and Walmart

  I didn’t get a chance to see GHOSTBUSTERS: ANSWER THE CALL EXTENDED EDITION when it was in theaters so I’m excited that it is now on Blu-ray and DVD. My girls and I can’t wait to watch it with our friends this weekend. It stars Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Leslie Jones, Kate McKinnon, and Chris Hemsworth (drool!). […]

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Crafting

Disney’s Zootopia Clips and Fun Printables #Zootopia

Only a few more days until Disney's newest animated movie arrives. I can't wait to take my girls to see Zootopia! Here are some fun clips and … [Read More...]

How to Host a Royal Ball with Disney’s Cinderella Plus Printable Majestic Games and Crafts

Have you seen Disney's Cinderella?  It is a beautiful live action movie with all the magic of Disney! Disney’s Cinderella is now available on … [Read More...]

Fused Glass Art Classes for Kids in Boca Raton at BANG Glass

Last week my girls had the opportunity to take a class and create their own fused glass masterpieces at BANG Glass, a new fused glass art studio in … [Read More...]

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Current Giveaways

KitchenAid Mixer Giveaway

Enter the KitchenAid Mixer Giveaway HERE Prize (1): Easily make your favorite cakes and multiple batches of cookie dough with the 5-quart stainless steel mixing bowl with comfortable handle. With 10 speeds, the standmixer will quickly become your kitchen’s culinary center as you mix, knead and whip ingredients with ease. And for even more versatility, the […]

Win a 12-Piece Rachael Ray Cucina Hard Porcelain Enamel Cookware Set

Enter to Win a 12-Piece Rachael Ray Cucina Hard Porcelain Enamel Cookware Set *Tip- I usually set up a designated email address to enter giveaways and such so they don’t clog up my regular email address.

Zootopia Home Release Giveaway

Have you seen Zootopia yet? My girls and I saw it in the theater and then as soon as it came out we picked up a copy and we’ve watched it twice already. It’s such a cute movie with a great message. To help celebrate the release of Zootopia on Blu-Ray, DVD, & Disney Movies […]

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Around South Florida

Key Largo Princess Glass Bottom Boat

Disclosure- We received cruise admission on the Key Largo Princess in exchange for my review. All opinions are 100% my own.  Last week my family and I went to Islamorada in the Florida Keys for a few days. I was looking for a fun adventure and I found the Key Largo Princess Glass Bottom Boat. The Key Largo […]

Swashbuckling Fun on the Bluefoot Pirate Family Adventures in Fort Lauderdale, FL

Disclosure- We sailed for free on the Bluefoot Pirate Adventure in exchange for this review. All opinions are 100% our own. AHOY MATEYS!  There are many hidden treasures in South Florida and we recently discovered one. Last weekend my family and I went on a Bluefoot Pirate Family Adventures children’s pirate cruise around the Intercoastal in Fort Lauderdale. When […]

Everglades Holiday Park #GatorBoys #evergladesholidaypark 

Looking for a little adventure in South Florida? Check out Everglades Holiday Park. Glide across the River of Grass in a state-of-the-art airboat before taking in an alligator presentation performed by the Gator Boys from Animal Planet’s hit TV series, where you’ll learn all about the American alligator. Included with your adventure is 1 free […]

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