20 07, 2016

Our life on FiOS has been a blessing

By | 2016-07-11T14:04:40+00:00 July 20, 2016|Featured, Lifestyle|Comments Off on Our life on FiOS has been a blessing

Usually, when people think about television, internet and phone, services, they don't consider what a blessing they can be. Our life on FiOS has been a blessing since the start of 2016. It's brought much joy through the music I stream online using FiOS's fiber optics. It's brought the kids, and I, much needed down [...]

13 07, 2016

Beach day must-haves for the summer

By | 2016-08-29T17:56:18+00:00 July 13, 2016|Featured, Lifestyle|Comments Off on Beach day must-haves for the summer

It's summer vacation, and it's time to not just pack up the car for summer adventures, but also time to gather all the key things you need for your beach day with must-haves for the summertime. The question is, what are beach day must-haves, and where can everyone find these must-haves? I'm here to help! Where [...]

11 07, 2016

Cocoon by Sealy : What it’s been like on #TeamSoft

By | 2016-07-19T15:22:14+00:00 July 11, 2016|Featured, Lifestyle, Reviews|3 Comments

Sleeping isn't something I seem to have an easy time with. I've got too much on my mind, and no matter how exhausted I am at the end of the day, I still have a hard time falling asleep. It doesn't help that Mr. Sunflower snores. It also didn't help our mattress was a total [...]

6 07, 2016

Repurpose items to help with common household needs

By | 2016-08-30T23:13:06+00:00 July 6, 2016|Featured, Lifestyle|Comments Off on Repurpose items to help with common household needs

You have a home, sometimes you have household needs. Some household needs are huge, like a new roof. Some household issues are small, like fruit flies. Instead of spending a ton of cash on the smaller household needs, consider unique ways to repurpose items in your house. Even the simplest household items can be used in [...]

4 07, 2016

Our Independence Day is different this year

By | 2016-06-10T10:47:20+00:00 July 4, 2016|Family, Featured|2 Comments

If you've been with me for a bit of time, you know Independence Day is my favorite holiday. There's something about 4th of July I've always loved: food. Kidding. Well, half kidding. I love sausage, burgers, hot dogs, and chips. Being outside, having my brother, and usually my father, grilling on the BBQ, and surrounded [...]

29 06, 2016

Best summer cocktails starring the pineapple

By | 2016-06-24T18:28:33+00:00 June 29, 2016|Featured, Food|Comments Off on Best summer cocktails starring the pineapple

It's summer vacation! If you're like me, you've got your kids with you all day. A fact which led me to go in search of the best summer cocktails to enjoy after the kids are in bed. Or, before they go to bed. Basically, once you don't have to drive anyone anywhere, it's time for your [...]

27 06, 2016

Fight the aging process with Conture Kinetic Skin Toning System

By | 2016-07-19T15:22:26+00:00 June 27, 2016|Featured, Lifestyle, Reviews|Comments Off on Fight the aging process with Conture Kinetic Skin Toning System

One of my flaws in life? Fear of aging. I've always been mistaken for being much younger than I actually am. Granted, it was a bit annoying when I was younger. NOW? I'm fighting tooth, and nail, to keep the aging process from walking across my face! It seems to be leaving fine lines, and [...]

25 06, 2016

Car essentials for summer adventures

By | 2016-08-29T17:59:07+00:00 June 25, 2016|Featured, Lifestyle|2 Comments

Car essentials for summer adventures aren't always the first thing you think about once the kids are out of school. Your first thought is probably "dang, what am I going to do with these kids all day, now that they're home for summer vacation?" Trust me, I always wait until the kids are already out [...]

22 06, 2016

How to wake up with a gorgeous face every day

By | 2016-08-29T18:00:27+00:00 June 22, 2016|Featured, Lifestyle|Comments Off on How to wake up with a gorgeous face every day

No matter if you have an important meeting with your business partners, or you just want to look fabulous for yourself, it's important to feel beautiful in your own skin. It can be difficult to achieve that feeling of beauty, especially when you don't have time for a fifteen step skin care regime. Don't worry! There's simple [...]

20 06, 2016

Cocoon by Sealy – will it be my happy place?

By | 2016-07-19T15:22:36+00:00 June 20, 2016|Featured, Lifestyle, Reviews|Comments Off on Cocoon by Sealy – will it be my happy place?

Sleep. It's always an issue for me. I've got a new pillow, which has been extremely helpful. However, our very old mattress was another issue. When Cocoon by Sealy asked me to check out their newest mattress, I was all-in. How could I resist, right? I'm all for trying anything I can to help me [...]

15 06, 2016

Creating meaningful family time with FiOS

By | 2016-06-15T08:27:02+00:00 June 15, 2016|Featured, November Sunflower Entertainment|Comments Off on Creating meaningful family time with FiOS

We're creating meaningful family time with FiOS every day. However, earlier this month, the kids truly appreciated mommy's dedication to their love for dancing! Little Miss and The Boy are dancers. Yup, that's right, BOTH dance. Little Miss has studied ballet, tap, and hip hop. She's now only doing hip hop, while her brother started [...]

13 06, 2016

Tips for hosting a killer 4th of July outdoor party

By | 2016-08-30T23:08:53+00:00 June 13, 2016|Featured, Lifestyle|2 Comments

Growing up, my parents threw the annual 4th of July celebration every year. We missed two over the years. Just two. Noooo, I'm not sharing how many years I've been helping them with their 4th of July outdoor party. Just know I've got more than 20+ years of experience, and the tips here will help [...]

11 06, 2016

Nothing says 4th of July like kebabs

By | 2016-06-11T11:36:53+00:00 June 11, 2016|Featured, Food|Comments Off on Nothing says 4th of July like kebabs

Nothing says 4th of July like kebabs, right? Food on a handy stick, served for appetizers, main dishes, and dessert - what could be better? I'll tell you what could be better: nothing! I've scoured the internet, okay, not the entire internet, but rather Pinterest, for outstanding recipes for kebabs. You know you want to [...]

8 06, 2016

What Disney Social Media Moms Celebration meant to me in 2016

By | 2017-05-17T09:18:03+00:00 June 8, 2016|Family, Featured, Travel|Comments Off on What Disney Social Media Moms Celebration meant to me in 2016

Disney Social Media Moms Celebration is an invite only event, but you still have to pay a conference fee. It's not FREE, but it is discounted. It's an invitation many of those in my industry would love to receive, but Disney can't invite everyone. Last year's invite shocked me to no end, as I'm not [...]

7 06, 2016

Growing Up McGhee on UPtv premieres June 8th

By | 2016-06-07T04:38:59+00:00 June 7, 2016|Featured, November Sunflower Entertainment|Comments Off on Growing Up McGhee on UPtv premieres June 8th

Six Kindergarten aged kids + Two parents = Growing Up McGhee. Get ready, these little walking, talking tornadoes are all five years of age, and taking on Kindergarten, water parks, flower shops, and basically, the world! I don't know how Ro and Mia McGhee do it, but they keep their tempers in check no matter what [...]

6 06, 2016

Dealspotr helps shoppers save money

By | 2016-07-19T15:22:54+00:00 June 6, 2016|Featured, Reviews, Shopping In-store & Online|Comments Off on Dealspotr helps shoppers save money

  Dealspotr is the place helping shoppers save money, and time! If you're looking for ways to save money using coupons and promo codes, it's one of the most well-organized deal websites online. Plus, you can earn gift cards for yourself, too. Shop, share deals, be active in the community, and earn gift cards? I [...]

1 06, 2016

CPK’s Next Chapter Menu has arrived

By | 2016-08-30T23:09:46+00:00 June 1, 2016|Featured, Food, Reviews|Comments Off on CPK’s Next Chapter Menu has arrived

Food. It's probably the only other thing, besides my kids, that my life revolves around. If you catch me looking like I'm deep in thought, it's probably just because I'm going over in my mind what my next meal will be. Being given the chance to sample CPK's Next Chapter Menu, because it finally made [...]

30 05, 2016

Tips to have more fun while parenting

By | 2016-08-29T18:01:18+00:00 May 30, 2016|Family, Featured|Comments Off on Tips to have more fun while parenting

Having kids can be a challenge sometimes. If you don’t combine educational opportunities with the eventual sprinkle of discipline for good measure, then your kids will become a handful. You don’t have to go the way of the army drill instructor to get your point across to your kids; you just have to win their [...]

25 05, 2016

Peter and the Wolf in Hollywood brought to life by Alice Cooper

By | 2016-05-25T08:38:38+00:00 May 25, 2016|Featured, November Sunflower Entertainment, Reviews|Comments Off on Peter and the Wolf in Hollywood brought to life by Alice Cooper

No matter how cool you think you are, you're never as cool as Alice Cooper narrating the Peter and the Wolf in Hollywood app. Sorry, it's just the truth. Rock legend narrating an iPad app? It's just downright cool as all get out. Shut up and take my money, please. If you haven't experienced this [...]

23 05, 2016

4 tips for turning last season’s items into new spring looks

By | 2016-08-30T23:02:38+00:00 May 23, 2016|Featured, Lifestyle|Comments Off on 4 tips for turning last season’s items into new spring looks

Few things are more satisfying than doing a thorough spring cleaning. While some items you come across can definitely go into the junk pile, allowing you to free up some much-needed space, others can become “good as new” with a little love. In the spirit of this season of rebirth (and saving a little cash!), [...]

16 05, 2016

Hersheypark: dedicated to safety, not just fun

By | 2016-05-14T18:11:26+00:00 May 16, 2016|Featured, Reviews, Travel|Comments Off on Hersheypark: dedicated to safety, not just fun

Knowing that Hersheypark is dedicated to safety, not just fun, is probably my favorite part about the Hersheypark experience. Why? Well, as many people know, I have safety issues. I also have control issues, but that's a totally separate situation. In any event, I'm known for locking people out of the house, because I'm obsessive [...]

14 05, 2016

5 best chips to serve at your Memorial Day Weekend BBQ

By | 2016-05-16T09:32:27+00:00 May 14, 2016|Featured, Food|2 Comments

There's nothing worse in this world than going to a Memorial Day Weekend BBQ and the chips suck. I mean, seriously. If you're going to have a BBQ, you have to have a killer selection of great chips. Yes, burgers, hot dogs, ribs, and more, are must haves for a BBQ. Great cocktails, also a [...]

11 05, 2016

5 hot toys for summer

By | 2016-08-30T23:04:26+00:00 May 11, 2016|Featured, Lifestyle|Comments Off on 5 hot toys for summer

Attending TTPM's Spring Showcase is always a huge treat, for me. Thanks to the timing of it this year, it also happened to fall on "bring your kid to work day." Even better? My little sunflowers also had spring break. It was as if the world was insisting I bring the little monkeys with me [...]

9 05, 2016

What’s new at Hersheypark this year?

By | 2016-05-03T15:02:49+00:00 May 9, 2016|Featured, Travel|Comments Off on What’s new at Hersheypark this year?

As any good amusement park knows, you've got to keep it fresh, or people won't come back each year. So, what's new at Hersheypark this year? One simple answer: so much! New eating spots at the park; new menu items at different food vendors in the park; a new cocktail at the various Hershey lounges, [...]

4 05, 2016

Fellow moms, we all go through it, you are not alone

By | 2016-08-30T23:05:04+00:00 May 4, 2016|Family, Featured|Comments Off on Fellow moms, we all go through it, you are not alone

I've got two little sunflowers at home. Over the years, my daughter has never missed a day of school for illness. Pretty good, for a mom who never breastfed her, right? Well, she's nine now, and just when our world was going nuts, her immune system decided to rebel and she spiked a fever. Now, [...]

2 05, 2016

Milton Hershey had a vision

By | 2016-05-03T11:56:13+00:00 May 2, 2016|Featured, Reviews, Travel|Comments Off on Milton Hershey had a vision

Milton Hershey had a vision. It wasn't all about the dollar, and it wasn't just about making chocolate for the "everyday man." Sometimes when you see the high prices of The Hotel Hershey, you wonder "where does all this money go? Into the hands of some corporation, and those that run it?" Yes, some of [...]

27 04, 2016

6 best trees for low maintenance gardening

By | 2016-08-29T18:03:28+00:00 April 27, 2016|Featured, Lifestyle|1 Comment

People are busy, and maintaining a garden can take a lot of work. Did you know there's a way to keep the maintenance down? The 6 best trees for low maintenance gardening are the perfect answer to your gardening dreams! When it comes to making sustainable living choices, plant life species that require minimum watering, [...]

26 04, 2016

Add Cancer fighting produce to your plate this spring

By | 2016-08-29T18:04:17+00:00 April 26, 2016|Featured, Food|Comments Off on Add Cancer fighting produce to your plate this spring

Spring is a time of renewal, and the perfect season for a change in your daily diet. After a cold season of eating hearty produce like potatoes, winter squash, and parsnips, it’s a welcome change to embrace the warmer temperatures, and eat refreshing produce full of bright color. While produce offers you the essential vitamins, [...]

25 04, 2016

Ratchet and Clank rock the silver screen

By | 2016-08-30T22:52:49+00:00 April 25, 2016|Featured, November Sunflower Entertainment|8 Comments

You don't have to be a gamer to fall in love with the super cute duo of Ratchet and Clank, that's for sure. I'm certainly not a gamer, and I totally believe Ratchet and Clank rock the silver screen in their new movie, Ratchet & Clank. Ratchet and Clank rock the silver screen Understand: I'm [...]