17 02, 2016

FiOS TV offers Free View

By | 2016-02-10T15:20:02+00:00 February 17, 2016|Featured, Lifestyle|Comments Off on FiOS TV offers Free View

When I was younger, and we had a cable company for our television provider, there used to be preview weekends. Now this was years ago, so FiOS TV didn't even exist, and the plan we had with this service provider was rather basic. I believe the only movie station we ever had was HBO. Back [...]

10 02, 2016

When the weather outside is frightful, it’s time for Skylanders SuperChargers

By | 2016-08-30T22:43:10+00:00 February 10, 2016|Featured, Lifestyle|Comments Off on When the weather outside is frightful, it’s time for Skylanders SuperChargers

Just when you think you'll get out of the winter months, without suffering through a blizzard, mother nature slaps you in the face. She screws up your weekend plans, and drops not inches, but feet, of snow all around your home. When the weather outside is frightful, it's time for Skylanders SuperChargers on WiiU. Well, [...]

3 02, 2016

Behind the Scenes: Sick Days, Yeah Right

By | 2016-02-04T10:41:27+00:00 February 3, 2016|Featured, Lifestyle|Comments Off on Behind the Scenes: Sick Days, Yeah Right

Brutal and utter honesty here, because sometimes you just need to know this: most small business owners, and freelance writers, and website owners, and basically anyone who works for herself/himself, do NOT get sick days. It just doesn't happen. It's something everyone should know when peering behind the scenes of a professional writer who works for herself. [...]

30 01, 2016

Alternate ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day

By | 2016-01-30T13:37:53+00:00 January 30, 2016|Featured, Lifestyle|7 Comments

Bet you thought you were going to be reading a post about hearts and flowers; romance; and, how awesome Valentine's Day is. Sorry, not here. I'm not a fan of Valentine's Day. I'm all about sharing alternate ways to celebrate Valentine's Day. Alternate ways to celebrate Valentine's Day In my world, almost anything would be better than [...]

27 01, 2016

Sleeping with my new Thunder 1.0 takes a little getting used to

By | 2016-08-30T22:33:52+00:00 January 27, 2016|Featured, Lifestyle|Comments Off on Sleeping with my new Thunder 1.0 takes a little getting used to

Remember back in December of 2015, I started using a new pillow, to help improve my sleep? Thunder 1.0 he’s called. After sleeping with Thunder, I’m here to give a little update on how Bedgear’s Thunder 1.0 is affecting my journey to improve my sleep. Sleep is the most essential part of your health, no joke. [...]

20 01, 2016

Healthier new year – 7 helpful suggestions

By | 2016-08-30T22:35:51+00:00 January 20, 2016|Featured, Lifestyle|Comments Off on Healthier new year – 7 helpful suggestions

We all want to try to live a healthier lifestyle. It could be to improve your physical health, or it could be to enhance your mental health. Hell, if you're like me, you want to work on both your physical and mental health! I find that when I work on my physical health, my mental health improves, [...]

16 01, 2016

Priority for the new year is…

By | 2016-08-30T22:36:55+00:00 January 16, 2016|Featured, Lifestyle|2 Comments

Did you do it? Did you make resolutions, or goals (seems that's the new buzz word out there,) for the new year? What did you make a priority for the new year? Is it health and fitness, like so many of us in the world? Did you happen to plot out ways to accomplish your health [...]

13 01, 2016

Bedridden with FiOS

By | 2016-01-13T12:37:24+00:00 January 13, 2016|Featured, Lifestyle|2 Comments

Beyond experiencing pain from Endometriosis, I normally don't spend a lot of time bedridden with any kind of illness. As a matter of fact, I haven't been so sick it left me unable to get out of bed, in five years. This past weekend I was hit with an Endometriosis flare-up, along with a sinus infection! [...]

4 01, 2016

Yoga at home with Grokker

By | 2016-08-30T22:39:29+00:00 January 4, 2016|Featured, Lifestyle|Comments Off on Yoga at home with Grokker

I've been told many times I need to start doing Yoga, it's great for everyone at every level. Pfft. Sure it's great for everyone at every level <insert eye roll here.> Yoga isn't easy, people. You all have been doing it longer, I can't even keep my balance most of the time. I'm a hazard [...]

1 01, 2016

Happy New Year 2016

By | 2015-12-10T18:17:27+00:00 January 1, 2016|Featured, Lifestyle|Comments Off on Happy New Year 2016

Happy New Year to everyone out there! It's going to take me about two months to start writing 2016 on everything, and I'm not sure if I'm ready for 2016 to start yet. I'm a little nervous, as this is going to be the year my Little Miss turns 10. I'm not sure where the [...]

28 12, 2015

Will Bedgear have what it takes to improve my sleep?

By | 2017-05-31T13:25:32+00:00 December 28, 2015|Featured, Lifestyle, Reviews|Comments Off on Will Bedgear have what it takes to improve my sleep?

Will Bedgear have what it takes to improve my sleep? Who knows if it does, but I'm willing to give it a shot! I'm a bit desperate! Lack of sleep is the norm in my life. Sure, you're thinking I'm going to blame my kids. Surprisingly, they've both been great sleepers for most of their [...]

25 12, 2015

Merry Christmas from the Minions

By | 2015-12-10T17:58:35+00:00 December 25, 2015|Featured, Lifestyle|Comments Off on Merry Christmas from the Minions

We had a couple of amazing trips this year, and the holidays are going to be a little less about gifts, and more about experiences! Trips to Disney and Universal this year will be trips the kids will remember for a lifetime. Memories are the best gifts you can give your kids, and we're wishing [...]

22 12, 2015

Notorious for running out of ink at all the wrong times

By | 2016-08-30T22:29:09+00:00 December 22, 2015|Featured, Lifestyle|Comments Off on Notorious for running out of ink at all the wrong times

I'll be the first to tell you, I'm notorious for running out of ink at all the wrong times. Two printers, and I'm still running out of ink right in the middle of a huge project. Why? I don't pay attention to the low ink light. Plus, I like to live on the edge. However, [...]

21 12, 2015

Styling your ugly Christmas sweater

By | 2016-08-29T18:21:46+00:00 December 21, 2015|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Styling your ugly Christmas sweater

The trend of the ugly Christmas sweater, started in the early eighties. The eighties were a time of many other fashion disasters, but for now, let's focus on what they liked to call "Christmas sweaters." Yes, we now refer to them as ugly Christmas sweaters, and in 2050, the sweaters we wear now will also [...]

16 12, 2015

Earn rewards with Verizon FiOS My Rewards+

By | 2015-12-17T09:03:05+00:00 December 16, 2015|Featured, Lifestyle|Comments Off on Earn rewards with Verizon FiOS My Rewards+

Holidays. We love them, but we also dread them. It's definitely all about friends, family and a season of good cheer. However, it's also about the stress of paying for gifts: family gifts, gifts for spouses, teacher gifts, and so much more. Luckily, as a Verizon FiOS subscriber, my family gets the added bonus of earning [...]

14 12, 2015

Holiday fashion for the ladies

By | 2016-08-30T22:30:43+00:00 December 14, 2015|Lifestyle|2 Comments

With Thanksgiving out of the way, and Christmas approaching, we can legitimately say that winter's upon us. We can expect freezing temperatures, and punishing snowfall. Both may sound excruciating, and tormenting, but despite all that, it doesn't have to be as vicious as it sounds with the right wardrobe collection! You can make winter enjoyable [...]

9 12, 2015

It’s Febreze’s #12Stinks of Christmas with Jane Lynch and Matt Morrison

By | 2016-08-30T22:31:24+00:00 December 9, 2015|Featured, Lifestyle|Comments Off on It’s Febreze’s #12Stinks of Christmas with Jane Lynch and Matt Morrison

Sometimes it's just fun to hang out with new friends, and check out Febreze's #12Stinks of Christmas with Jane Lynch and Matt Morrison. Yeah, the ones formerly of Glee. Honestly, I never watched Glee when it was on television. Jane Lynch is probably one of the funniest women on the planet, and I love her! What [...]

25 11, 2015

Spreading the LeapFrog love

By | 2016-08-29T18:38:49+00:00 November 25, 2015|Featured, Lifestyle|Comments Off on Spreading the LeapFrog love

What's the best part about working in the field I work in? I get amazing chances to pay our good fortune forward. It's not an industry I make millions in. Perhaps one day, you never know. However, I do get chances to work with amazing brands like LeapFrog. There are times when my kids benefit [...]

23 11, 2015

How to throw an Inside Out Birthday Party

By | 2016-08-30T22:22:04+00:00 November 23, 2015|Featured, Lifestyle|1 Comment

Two kids. Two November birthdays. Two days apart. My children are exactly two years, and two days apart. If my son had come in the evening, instead of in the morning, they would actually be EXACTLY two years and two days apart, because they are both born at the same time, just one in the morning [...]

18 11, 2015

Verizon FiOS on-the-go with my FiOS Mobile App

By | 2015-11-05T16:32:21+00:00 November 18, 2015|Featured, Lifestyle|Comments Off on Verizon FiOS on-the-go with my FiOS Mobile App

If you've got kids, you know television is always something the kids want to watch. After homework, or on a lazy, rainy Sunday afternoon, they tend to take over the television. Well, that's how it usually is in my house. Since I'm not much of a television watcher, I'm fine with them watching their shows [...]

11 11, 2015

Top Toys from TTPM 2015 Holiday Showcase

By | 2016-08-30T22:25:58+00:00 November 11, 2015|Featured, Lifestyle|Comments Off on Top Toys from TTPM 2015 Holiday Showcase

Can you feel it? Can you FEEL IT? The rumbling of the shopping carts. The squealing of children. Moms saying "No, we're not putting that on the list for Santa." You can smell the desperation of all kids, in the air. All of them starting to behave just a little bit better, because the threat [...]

4 11, 2015

Special Holiday Shopping Event at Best Buy #WinTheHolidays

By | 2016-08-30T22:26:48+00:00 November 4, 2015|Featured, Lifestyle|Comments Off on Special Holiday Shopping Event at Best Buy #WinTheHolidays

Disclosure: The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the products/services at a reduced price, or for free. November is a big month for our family. We've got two birthdays in November, hence the November part of this here website's name! Apparently, Best Buy wants to help [...]

31 10, 2015

His Holiday Outfit Survival Guide

By | 2016-08-30T22:10:36+00:00 October 31, 2015|Lifestyle|Comments Off on His Holiday Outfit Survival Guide

November is right around the corner, and with it comes the first of the holiday gatherings with friends, and family. There will inevitably be post-work get-togethers, for cocktails with friends we haven’t seen in months. Usually a man’s date night outfit consists of his favorite pair of jeans, and a button down shirt, and inappropriate [...]

30 10, 2015

The Pug tried out Just Right by Purina

By | 2016-08-30T22:11:14+00:00 October 30, 2015|Featured, Lifestyle|Comments Off on The Pug tried out Just Right by Purina

As if having a human picky eater for a child, I also have a fur baby that's a picky eater, too. He does NOT like change in his diet, at all. He'll go on a hunger strike for days, because he's so stubborn. The Pug is 16 years old, and he's been like this his [...]

24 10, 2015

7 best things about Fall

By | 2015-10-23T13:33:26+00:00 October 24, 2015|Featured, Lifestyle|2 Comments

Fall has arrived. It came out of nowhere, if you ask me! One moment we're enjoying the summer heat, and then BOOM, it's cold every morning when I let the dog out. What happened to easing into the cooler temperatures? Is that not a thing anymore? We just go right from sweltering heat, to 40 degree [...]

21 10, 2015

Samsung Open House at Best Buy

By | 2016-08-30T22:15:58+00:00 October 21, 2015|Featured, Lifestyle|Comments Off on Samsung Open House at Best Buy

Disclaimer: The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price, or for free. Have you heard of the Samsung Open House at Best Buy? Did anyone know Samsung had open houses at Best Buy? Anyone? I have no clue this even existed. [...]

16 10, 2015

Now we’ve got cameras thanks to Best Buy’s connected home strategy

By | 2016-08-30T22:16:38+00:00 October 16, 2015|Featured, Lifestyle|Comments Off on Now we’ve got cameras thanks to Best Buy’s connected home strategy

Disclaimer: The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price, or for free. We live in a bit of a crazy world. I'm a bit of a freak when it comes to locking doors, and windows. Pretty much the moment I enter [...]

15 10, 2015

8 Reasons why natural oils are great for your skin

By | 2016-08-30T22:17:39+00:00 October 15, 2015|Featured, Lifestyle|Comments Off on 8 Reasons why natural oils are great for your skin

Who remembers I now wash my face with oil? The only time I don't, is when I test out a skin care line for a brand. As good as most of them are, I just love to return to oil cleansing! Seriously, natural oils are, in general, great for your skin for many reasons. They [...]