Take control of your health with a #uHoo air quality sensor #GetuHoo

Having three pets in the house means we spend a lot of time cleaning. More than half of our cleaning time is spent fighting pet odor. The last thing we want is our home to be filled with an unclean feeling or odor. What we didn't know until recently, is that the products we have been using to clean and cover up the pet odors, are actually more harmful to our family's health than the odors we are … [Read more...]

Five Food Tips to Help Ease the Winter Blues

This winter has been pretty mild for most of us, but day after day of gray skies can really bring on a case of the winter blues. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), affects up-to 20% of adults. As the chill sets in and the wintry darkness looms, you can fight SAD by eating the right foods and boosting your vitamin intake. Here are five tips, along with a low sugar, and low carbohydrate diet is … [Read more...]

The fight for gender equality #HopeForOurDaughters

Join us NOW in the fight for gender equality. Take a photo and share your hope for future generations of women on Instagram with hashtag #HopeforourDaughters. For every post, we’ll donate $1 to Equality Now. Visit FightsNotOver.com to learn more about how you can help make change happen today. To learn more about the gender issues mentioned here, visit: www.suffragettethemovie.com/#facts. … [Read more...]

Interesting facts about women’s firsts in politics #Suffragette

In celebration of the new movie Suffragette, coming to theaters this Thanksgiving Day, below is a list of interesting facts about women’s firsts in politics. 1960 – Sirimavo Bandaranaike is the first woman head of government, serving as Prime Minister of Sri Lanka. 1973 – Nancy Wechsler comes out as a lesbian while serving as a member of the Human Rights Party on the Ann Arbor City Council, … [Read more...]

Buy a raffle ticket, and help support something Amazing! An Amazing Woman Foundation

An Amazing Woman Foundation is a local (Detroit area) organization committed to providing young women scholarships and opportunity to build self-confidence and character through the arts. The amazing has already begun. On August 31st An Amazing Woman Foundation awarded the first scholarship to Lillian, a 10 year old Wyandotte girl with a black belt in karate who is going to Malaysia to … [Read more...]

The Force Awakens Around the World: Star Wars Fans Invited to Join Epic Global Event on YouTube #ForceFriday #StarWars

Star Wars: The Force Awakens products are set to be unveiled in the world’s first-ever global live toy unboxing event. Unfolding over 18 hours in 15 cities and 12 countries, the event will see highlights from the range of epic merchandise revealed in a rolling New Year’s Eve style celebration featuring top digital stars from the Maker Studios network. “Star Wars toys have always played an … [Read more...]

Spend the day with Anson Mount on a Hell on Wheels adventure

Hoot! My favorite T.V. cowboy, and star of one of my all-time favorite series, Anson Mount has joined up with Omaze to offer the chance for one lucky fan and a friend to fly to Calgary to be in a scene of the final Hell on Wheels season. The winner will also get a behind-the-scenes tour and a chance to hangout with several cast members. Then: it’s all about adventure. Fly-fishing, skeet shooting, … [Read more...]

Planning the perfect date/movie night at home #TheLongestRide

Between work and family, life can get pretty busy. As much as I'd like to say I can do it all, that's just not my reality. There is always something that falls off the radar. As parents, that something is usually our alone time. This weekend we're working on that, and planning for the perfect movie/date night at home. Our plans consist of steaks and veggies on the grill. Drinks and snacks under … [Read more...]

Lashmobs and Impromptu Jams

Random acts of kindness have ben around since the 1980s. They're generally spontaneous good deeds, performed by a person or group, with the intention of spreading happiness or providing a specific service to another person or group. In 2003, this need to spread happiness evolved into a new experience: the flashmob. What is a Flashmob, and How Does it Work? A Flashmob is a modern group of … [Read more...]

Midas Drive Out Hunger Truck Tour update #1Mile1Meal #Detroit

In the U.S., one in six people is “food insecure”—Midas’ local franchisees launched Drive Out Hunger in the fall of 2014 to address that sad fact. Since inception, store owners of independently owned and operated locations and their employees have been running food drives, raising funds and coordinating box drops at food banks, ultimately resulting in more than 750,000 meals donated to … [Read more...]

Midas Detroit Franchisees Drive Out Hunger As Part of Nationwide Truck Tour #1Mile1Meal

Across the U.S. and Canada, Midas franchisees are working with local food banks to bring food, funds and hands-on assistance to hunger- relief efforts in the communities where their customers and associates live and work. Franchisees in the Midas network invite businesses, organizations and communities nationwide to join the Drive Out Hunger campaign by donating dollars for meals. Why: In … [Read more...]

Red Nose fundraising event comes to the U.S. #RedNose

Check out the promo below for Red Nose Day, as the first red nose is sold to a lucky - and unsuspecting - customer at a Chicago Walgreens. Noses are available now for $1 exclusively at your local Walgreens. The star-studded fundraising event comes to the U.S. for the very first time on May 21! Visit www.nbc.com/red-nose-day to learn more. … [Read more...]

Younique Moodstruck 3D Fiber Lashes

Let's face it - long, beautiful lashes are in. In-fact they are the one accessory that never goes out of style. Take your lashes from 1-dimensional to 3-dimensional with Younique Moodstruck 3D Fiber Lashes. This set is a new eyelash-enhancing duo that provides up to 300% increase in thickness, length and volume to your lashes while staying completely real and all natural. I've seen … [Read more...]

How to Show Your Love As a Fan

Whether you're a fan of movies, sports, or exotic foods, we all want to show off the things we love. Some people show it off with fashion sense or parties, but there are all kinds of creative ways you can proudly proclaim your fandom and connect with other people who love the things you do! Here are a few ideas. 1. Start a Blog The Internet is a great place to talk about your favorite things, … [Read more...]

Grab the snack that gives back #ThisBarSavesLives

Every year, severe acute malnutrition claims the lives of 2.6 million children. That’s one child every 12 seconds. But here’s the thing...it’s preventable. If we each made even a small effort, this could be a reality of the past. That’s where This Bar Saves Lives comes in (founded by actors and activists Kristen Bell, Ryan Devlin, Todd Grinnell and Ravi Patel). They’re the makers of 3 … [Read more...]

Legends of Oz Twitter Party #OzInsiders

Join us for a fun night celebrating the music of Legend of Oz: Dorothy’s Return available now on Digital HD and Blu-ray on August 26! Relive your favorite songs from the movie for the chance to win Digital HD movie download codes, graphic novels, character collectables, costumes, dolls, and more! We will also be releasing DVD bonus sing-a-long videos for you and your family to enjoy. The … [Read more...]

Walk to End Alzheimer’s 2014 #Detroit

The Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, this inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to reclaim the future for millions. This event is personal to me, as my family has in the past and is … [Read more...]

The Beauty in Birthstones

I've always enjoyed that my birthstone is diamond. Not only is it beautiful, but I love that it signifies "everlasting love", and once signified courage and inner strength. That is just perfect for me! How about yours, does your birthstone represent who you are? Presented by Chan Luu … [Read more...]

CampusBookRentals & Operation Smile

Operation Smile is an international children's charity whose primary goal is to provide care, support and safe surgical care to repair a cleft lip or cleft palette. Did you know that every three minutes, a child is born with a cleft? One of ten of those children will not live to see their first birthday. Children who survive past their first year are often unable to speak, socialize or smile. … [Read more...]

Protect Your Identity with Fellowes, Great Gift Idea! #IDSafetySeason @FellowesInc

According to Javelin Strategy & Research, there was one incident of ID fraud every three seconds in 2012. The holiday season is an especially dangerous time of year for this crime as consumers are distracted and sharing their confidential information frequently, such as credit card numbers. I know at least two people in my family that have had this happen to them, and both spent months … [Read more...]

My Motor Oil Matters Experience

A while back I shared some tips and information from a new consumer education and industry watchdog program called MOM - Motor Oil Matters. My post included the below suggested checklist. I recently took a copy of the above check list to my local oil change garage. The maniac that was working could not have been more friendly. He answered all of my questions, and for the first time showed … [Read more...]

Lake Eerie Zombie Mud Run

Everybody seems to LOVE zombies these days! Everywhere you look, books, television, movies, and video games, the undead are totally topping the charts. It's all in good fun, right? This year on September 14th, you can bring your Zombie love one step closer to reality by signing up for the Lake Eerie Zombie Mud Run. The Lake Eerie Zombie Mud Run is a 5K obstacle challenge along the shores of … [Read more...]

Join In & Win Prizes @ The Tastes of Summer® with Frito-Lay Facebook Chat

Join in the Tastes of Summer® with Frito-Lay Facebook Chat with Frito-Lay Flavor Kitchen Chef Jody! I can't wait to hear what tips and recipes he'll be sharing throughout the one-hour chat as well as answering fan questions! The chat will take place on the Frito-Lay Facebook Page on June 25 from 8 – 9 p.m. Because we all enjoy winning. Frito-Lay will be giving away fun prizes all … [Read more...]

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