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6 09, 2017

Smart firewall for the connected home: CUJO

By | 2017-09-06T10:27:19+00:00 September 6, 2017|Reviews|0 Comments

I'll admit it. I'm paranoid about security off the internet, so it's only fitting, I'm also paranoid about security on the internet. I have reason to be! My website has been hacked in the past, and though it was caught and handled quickly, and efficiently, I'm still paranoid. Any, and all, ways I can keep [...]

30 08, 2017

Freeze stubborn fat cells & contour your body with CoolSculpting

By | 2017-08-15T16:16:21+00:00 August 30, 2017|Lifestyle, Long Island, Reviews|2 Comments

Freeze stubborn fat cells, instead of going under the knife, to contour your body. CoolSculpting: minimal discomfort, done in an office. Even better, if you live on Long Island, you can get it done at the Center for Aesthetic Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery in Suffolk County! Freeze stubborn fat cells Months ago, Nurse Lauren mentioned CoolSculpting to [...]

28 08, 2017

Outdoor adventures to experience in New York’s Enchanted Mountains

By | 2017-08-28T09:45:19+00:00 August 28, 2017|Reviews, Travel|0 Comments

Outdoor adventures to experience in New York's Enchanted Mountains are plentiful. The Enchanted Mountains is another name for the Cattaraugus County in Western New York. A county so far west, it also borders Pennsylvania. While staying, as well as eating, at Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino, there's plenty of sites to see, and outdoor adventures [...]

23 08, 2017

Best dining options near the Enchanted Mountains of New York

By | 2017-08-28T09:49:32+00:00 August 23, 2017|Food, Reviews, Travel|0 Comments

When one visits the Enchanted Mountains, located in the Cattaraugus County of Western New York, you wouldn't think there'd be such amazing dining options in this Western New York County. SURPRISE. There's some top notch dining in the area, and I've found the best dining options close to the Enchanted Mountains!. They're located in Seneca Allegany Resort [...]

21 08, 2017

Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino: best hotel value near Allegany State Park

By | 2017-08-28T09:48:40+00:00 August 21, 2017|Reviews, Travel|0 Comments

Don't let the word RESORT scare you into thinking the room prices will be out of your budget. Traveling with family? Don't let CASINO convince you it's not for families. Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino truly offers the best hotel value near Allegany State Park. Families definitely need to put this property at the top [...]

18 08, 2017

Cushion their first day back to school with Hanes®

By | 2017-08-18T08:27:35+00:00 August 18, 2017|Reviews, Shopping In-store & Online|0 Comments

Kids are heading back to school soon, and with hot days going well into November these days, it’s important to keep kids cool and fresh each day. Start with back to school shopping. Cushion their first day back to school with Hanes, and basically all of their school days, right? Socks, underwear and tees, are [...]

14 08, 2017

Explore Niagara Falls with the entire family

By | 2017-08-21T10:28:56+00:00 August 14, 2017|Reviews, Travel|0 Comments

Explore Niagara Falls with the entire family. Once you've gotten yourself booked at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino, there's plenty of activities around Niagara Falls, New York. You might not want to leave the beauty of the Seneca Casinos, but you've got to explore Niagara Falls with the entire family. Explore Niagara Falls with the [...]

9 08, 2017

Where to eat in Niagara Falls, New York no matter where you stay

By | 2017-08-21T10:35:13+00:00 August 9, 2017|Food, Reviews, Travel|0 Comments

Where to eat in Niagara Falls, New York, after a full day of Niagara Falls fun, and no matter where you stay: head directly to Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino! You don't have to be a resort guest to enjoy the amazing restaurants located within steps of the casino. Of course, I recommend staying at [...]

7 08, 2017

Where to stay with your family in Niagara Falls, New York: Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino

By | 2017-08-21T10:33:20+00:00 August 7, 2017|Reviews, Travel|0 Comments

Wondering where to stay with your family in Niagara Falls, New York? Allow me to introduce to you Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino in Niagara Falls on the New York side of the falls. It's in a spectacular location within walking distance of Niagara Falls! Let's face it, so many forget about the New York [...]

26 07, 2017

Stubborn fat removal doesn’t always require surgery

By | 2017-07-18T15:24:51+00:00 July 26, 2017|Lifestyle, Long Island, Reviews|0 Comments

Stubborn fat removal doesn't always require surgery. When exercise isn't helping, and you're not about going under the knife, but you want to get rid of the fat - there's another option. I've been battling the stubborn belly fat for years. No exercises helped, no matter how long I stuck with every exercise recommended to [...]

24 07, 2017

Celebrate little moments with Entenmann’s® Little Bites® Smurfs Blueberry Muffins

By | 2017-07-31T16:30:43+00:00 July 24, 2017|Food, Reviews|0 Comments

Celebrate little moments with Entenmann’s® Little Bites® Smurfs Blueberry Muffins, even if the little moment is the release of Smurfs: The Lost Village on Blu-ray, DVD and 4K Ultra HD! Maybe, even, the fact that if you buy THREE five-count Entenmann’s® Little Bites® packages between now and August 8, 2017, you have the opportunity to receive a [...]

19 06, 2017

Fat removal without surgery achieved by freezing fat cells

By | 2017-06-19T08:00:33+00:00 June 19, 2017|Lifestyle, Long Island, Reviews|Comments Off on Fat removal without surgery achieved by freezing fat cells

Fat removal without surgery achieved by freezing fat cells. I know what you're thinking, she has lost her mind. First she went and heated up her fat cells, so they'd shrink, without surgery. Now she's freezing them off? What's gotten into November Sunflower? Well, I'll tell you. I turned 40 in April, and I'm tired [...]

24 05, 2017

Photofacial treatments available on Long Island with Dr. Elyse Rafal

By | 2017-06-08T12:28:03+00:00 May 24, 2017|Lifestyle, Long Island, Reviews|Comments Off on Photofacial treatments available on Long Island with Dr. Elyse Rafal

I'm not ashamed of my desire to look young. I've grown up being mistaken for being at least 15 years younger than my current age. It's something I loved once I hit 25 years of age, and I've embraced it tighter and tighter as the years creep up on me. Do I still look 15 [...]

8 05, 2017

Disney MagicBand gets a much needed update in 2017

By | 2017-05-08T08:01:06+00:00 May 8, 2017|Reviews, Travel|Comments Off on Disney MagicBand gets a much needed update in 2017

Disney MagicBand gets a much needed update in 2017. MagicBands is still only available at Walt Disney World in Orlando, and after the first generation of bands, it's nice to see the update done this year. What were once super uncomfortable to wear all day, are now more flexible on your wrist, but that's just [...]

26 04, 2017

Reducing stomach cellulite with THERMIsmooth® body

By | 2017-06-08T12:28:19+00:00 April 26, 2017|Lifestyle, Long Island, Reviews|2 Comments

Reducing stomach cellulite with THERMIsmooth® body has been an interesting process, that's for sure. I'm six treatments into my eight scheduled treatments, and I'm enjoying the treatments themselves. I get 40 minutes of a warm, belly massage. I relax, chat with Nurse Lauren, and don't touch my phone, so my work each Monday isn't nagging [...]

10 04, 2017

Is a Disney Cruise the right cruise for your family?

By | 2017-08-01T10:13:45+00:00 April 10, 2017|Reviews, Travel|Comments Off on Is a Disney Cruise the right cruise for your family?

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. Our family has been lucky enough to be invited three years [...]

5 04, 2017

Disney’s Port Orleans Riverside Resort did not work for our family

By | 2017-08-03T18:25:00+00:00 April 5, 2017|Reviews, Travel|4 Comments

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. Our family has been lucky enough to be invited three years [...]

3 04, 2017

Intense Pulsed Light Laser working on what I call “brown spots from hell”

By | 2017-06-08T12:28:37+00:00 April 3, 2017|Lifestyle, Long Island, Reviews|Comments Off on Intense Pulsed Light Laser working on what I call “brown spots from hell”

Intense Pulsed Light, also referred to as IPL, Laser working on what I call my brown spots from hell. The medical term? I believe it's skin pigmentation problem thanks to good old sun damage. Whatever one calls them, they suck, and I've been self conscious of them for over ten years. I've spent, if I [...]

20 03, 2017

Transform shortbread cookies into a pie crust for any pie

By | 2017-03-13T08:11:15+00:00 March 20, 2017|Food, Reviews|Comments Off on Transform shortbread cookies into a pie crust for any pie

Transform shortbread cookies into a pie crust for any pie? I know what you're thinking, Staci has lost her mind. She's BAKING? It's impossible. Folks, I'm serious. I love these dang Walkers Shortbread Fingers so much, I've decided to reach outside my comfort zone. It's time to bake. I promise I didn't lost my mind, [...]

6 03, 2017

Temporary cellulite reduction with THERMIsmooth® body

By | 2017-06-08T12:28:57+00:00 March 6, 2017|Lifestyle, Long Island, Reviews|Comments Off on Temporary cellulite reduction with THERMIsmooth® body

Temporary cellulite reduction sounds like a crazy concept, I know. However, it's something people are doing. How are people doing this? It's done with THERMIsmooth® body, and I'm jumping on the train to reduce my fat cells! Even better? I'm sharing my journey with all of you, so you'll know the truth behind this new [...]

25 01, 2017

Entenmann’s® Little Bites® party cakes for the little moments we celebrate

By | 2017-01-23T12:47:41+00:00 January 25, 2017|Featured, Food, Reviews|Comments Off on Entenmann’s® Little Bites® party cakes for the little moments we celebrate

Disclosure: The coupons for product redemption, information, and gift card have been provided by Entenmann’s® Little Bites® so that I could try they product, and share my thoughts and information about Entenmann’s® Little Bites®. The opinions expressed in this post are my own, and don’t reflect the opinions of Entenmann’s® Little Bites®. Entenmann’s® Little Bites® [...]

11 01, 2017

Ladies weekend in Rochester New York has to include a spa visit

By | 2016-12-21T16:58:05+00:00 January 11, 2017|Featured, Reviews, Travel|Comments Off on Ladies weekend in Rochester New York has to include a spa visit

Rochester is filled with history, but it's also filled with fun stuff to do with your gal pals! A ladies weekend in Rochester New York has to include a spa visit, and of course, stops at the famous Wegmans that started it all! Plus, the Rochester Public Market, when the weather is nice. Truthfully, I'd [...]

30 12, 2016

National Shortbread Day arrives on January 6th

By | 2016-12-28T14:46:16+00:00 December 30, 2016|Featured, Food, Reviews|Comments Off on National Shortbread Day arrives on January 6th

National Shortbread Day arrives on January 6th. Were you aware there was an actual National Shortbread Day? I know I wasn't, and I'm a big fan of shortbread. I have grown up on Walkers Shortbread. Now, with my kids, I've got tins filled with crayons, markers, and colored pencils, because you never throw out a Walkers [...]

28 12, 2016

All around Rochester exploring the world of play, art and George Eastman

By | 2016-12-28T11:03:09+00:00 December 28, 2016|Featured, Reviews, Travel|Comments Off on All around Rochester exploring the world of play, art and George Eastman

All around Rochester exploring the world of play, art and George Eastman, is one of my favorite experiences since starting my travel writing. Don't get me wrong, San Diego, and New York City, are my favorite cities for obvious reasons. However, Rochester has become a place I never expected to fall so deeply in love with. [...]

26 12, 2016

Eating my way through beautiful Rochester in Western New York

By | 2016-12-07T09:56:22+00:00 December 26, 2016|Featured, Reviews, Travel|Comments Off on Eating my way through beautiful Rochester in Western New York

Eating my way through beautiful Rochester in Western New York didn't cover nearly enough food, so I plan on heading back in 2017! I got a tease of a taste, a little amuse bouche, if you will. Next trip up, I'm hitting the BBQ places, but this time definitely wet my whistle for a lot [...]

21 12, 2016

Wii U Skylanders Imaginators gets two thumbs up from The Boy

By | 2016-12-07T09:56:06+00:00 December 21, 2016|Featured, Reviews|Comments Off on Wii U Skylanders Imaginators gets two thumbs up from The Boy

Wii U Skylanders Imaginators gets two thumbs up from The Boy. The issue I have with it? I don't understand anything about it, and The Boy's addiction to this Skylanders franchise is freakishly strong. As much as I try, and try, and tryyyyy, I just don't get the fascination. I pressed The Boy for what [...]

12 12, 2016

The Strathallan Hotel located in the heart of Rochester’s cultural & historic districts

By | 2016-12-13T13:30:54+00:00 December 12, 2016|Featured, Reviews, Travel|Comments Off on The Strathallan Hotel located in the heart of Rochester’s cultural & historic districts

The Strathallan Rochester is located in the heart of Rochester's cultural and historic districts, and since it's a DoubleTree by Hilton property, you get a warm cookie when you check-in. Sweet! Especially after realizing everything at the hotel closes up rather early on a Thursday night, and I've just landed at Greater Rochester International Airport. JetBlue [...]

7 12, 2016

Walking in the footsteps of the legendary Susan B Anthony

By | 2016-12-07T09:55:49+00:00 December 7, 2016|Featured, Reviews, Travel|Comments Off on Walking in the footsteps of the legendary Susan B Anthony

  Walking in the footsteps of the legendary Susan B. Anthony is one of the most powerful experiences any woman can have. The only thing that could have made my footsteps more powerful? Having my daughter with me, following the same path through history. One day, I'll bring her to take it all in. It's [...]

5 12, 2016

Brilliant with a side of personality: Ward Stare

By | 2016-12-04T13:28:46+00:00 December 5, 2016|Featured, Reviews, Travel|Comments Off on Brilliant with a side of personality: Ward Stare

Brilliant with a side of personality doesn't even cover Ward Stare. His talent is extraordinary, and the fact that he's from my home state of New York, brings a sense of pride. I'd have never known of him, or his talents, if not for my daughter's desire to play Viola for her school's orchestra. Go [...]

28 11, 2016

Favorite treats delivered to my door by Baker’s Cousin

By | 2016-11-14T09:55:01+00:00 November 28, 2016|Featured, Food, Reviews|Comments Off on Favorite treats delivered to my door by Baker’s Cousin

Favorite treats delivered to my door by Baker's Cousin? How is that a thing? It's crazy, right? Baked, beautiful goodness shows up at my door each month.  Some of the most amazing bakers around sharing their recipes, too! Who doesn't want to know more about how to become a taster with Baker's Cousin? You're crazy [...]