Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Set Visit & Interviews (part 1) #ABCTVevent #AgentsofSHIELD

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Based on Marvel's fictional government organization, S.H.I.E.L.D., this series shows that not all heroes have to be super. About the series: Agent Phil Coulson (Iron Man, Thor, The Avengers) recruits a new team to go into the field and handle any cases involving the strange and the bizarre. Accompanying him is an interesting, collected group of solo field agents. During my recent trip … [Read more...]

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

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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...]

Thank you for reading my blog! Enter to win a $250 Gift Card #giveaway

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Giveaway is hosted by Jenns Blah Blah Blog Jenn's Blah Blah Blog and some of her favorite bloggers are celebrating, our readers with a Monthly Gift Card Giveaway! One SUPER Lucky Person will win a gift card of their choice valued up to $250! Yepie, perfect with the holidays coming up! Pick your prize! One lucky winner chooses a gift card - Amazon, Walmart, Target, Visa or anything else you … [Read more...]

Growing Popularity of Zombies

Your home is adorned with posters, images, and memorabilia from Night of the Living Dead, and your DVR is chock full of already-watched episodes of The Walking Dead. You’re either a brain-eating zombie or a prime example of the world’s growing preoccupation with zombie culture. And you’re not alone – zombies are popping up everywhere, from the silver screen to the TV screen and even in video … [Read more...]

7 Things on Sunday #XFINITYreviewer

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This week I'm listing seven ways my Xfinity X1 service made my recent trip to LA more enjoyable. 01. The Xfinity TV GO app! I had a 90 minute wait at the airport. I was able to pass the time by watching recent episodes of two of my favorite shows (Nashville, Grey's Anatomy). 02. XFINITY On Demand app (Purchases) I was able to purchase a movie on my tablet, and watch it during my … [Read more...]

Bring-Your-Own-Cup Slurpee® Day @ 7-Eleven Stores

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Bring your carafes ... beakers ... goblets ... jars ... or anything else that could even remotely be considered a cup to a 7-Eleven® store this Saturday. Then fill it up with ... Slurpee® deliciousness for only $1.49! 7-Eleven is kicking off Slurpee season on April 11 with BYO Cup Day. Slurpee-lovers are invited to bring their own cups – or containers that can be used as cups – to their … [Read more...]

If You Give A Mouse A Cookie ticket giveaway #Detroit

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Olympia Entertainment and Etico Productions once again present the children’s favorite, If You Give A Mouse A Cookie, a family production that explores the tasty chain reaction set in motion when a little boy offers a cookie to a visiting mouse. This heartwarming stage adaptation, produced by Performance Network Theatre, returns for another delicious run at the City Theatre on Saturday, June … [Read more...]

Enter to Win – True Meaning of Smekday, the book that inspired HOME, & Smek for President #Smekday #Home

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The book that inspired HOME, now a major motion picture! ABOUT TRUE MEANING OF SMEKDAY It all starts with a school essay. When twelve-year-old Gratuity (“Tip”) Tucci is assigned to write five pages on “The True Meaning of Smekday” for the National Time Capsule contest, she’s not sure where to begin. When her mom started telling everyone about the messages aliens were sending through a … [Read more...]

Clear your calendar for #XFINITY #Watchathon week #XFINITYreviewer

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Are you a binge watcher? I am! In-fact I'll admit to being the queen of "just one more episode". When I fall into a series I want to keep going, not wait a week to see what happens next. If you can relate than you need to start clearing your calender for this year's Xfinity Watchathon Week (April 6-12)! Get your snacks ready, and get comfy because Xfinity is Offering access to 215 shows … [Read more...]

Two awesome movies, one marvelous event in L.A. and I’m going! #AvengersEvent #MonkeyKingdom #ABCTVEvent

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I'm about to head back to L.A. (4/9 - 4/11) to attend one marvelous event celebrating two exciting new movies - Marvel’s AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON (opening in theatres on 5/1) and Disneynature’s MONKEY KINGDOM (opening in theatres on 4/17). This trip will include a group of awesome bloggers! Together we will be attending a special screening of Marvel’s AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON, and attending … [Read more...]

Night At The Museum: Secret of the Tomb, Digital Family Movie Night Giveaway #VPMovieNight

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Our recent Family Movie Night included dinner, arts & crafts and a digital copy of Night At The Museum: Secret of the Tomb. It was actually the second time that we've watched this movie. Only this time we had a house full of kids. It was so much fun. We all really enjoyed Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb. It's one we're happy to have added to our collection. Filled with fun … [Read more...]

7 Things on Sunday

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Seven thins Ive done over the past seven days. 01. Watched several more Marvel movies to prepare for the LA Avengers: Age of Ultron press junket. 02. Had a bad dream that kept me awake for hours. 03. Bragged about our teenage daughter's grades. 04. Was up past midnight working two nights of the week. 05. Took our granddaughter and nieces to see Dreamwork's HOME. 06. Added another … [Read more...]

Bucket list with a twist charity raffle @ Pretty Lady Salon #Detroit

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I have been a customer at Pretty Lady Salon for several years. I can always count on the talented staff at Pretty Lady to take great care of my hair, and to meet all of my beauty needs. Though to be honest, the true allure of being a Pretty Lady Salon client is not just great hair and nails - it's so much more. It's knowing the salon owners Alice Barra and Tammy Pilat and their incredibly friendly … [Read more...]

The Mysteries of Laura: Q&A with show writers & co-producer #NBC #MysteriesofLaura

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Amanda Green (Co-EP), Margaret Easley (Writer) and Laura Putney (Writer) from The Mysteries of Laura were recently available for a fun blogger Q&A. I wasn't able to attend due to a scheduling conflict, but I am able to share some great highlights from the conversation. Operator: Our first question comes from the line of Rebecca Fry from My Spartan Life. Please go ahead. Rebecca Fry: … [Read more...]

Easter shopping @ Twelve Oaks Mall & A $100 Gift Card Giveaway #MyTwelveOaks

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I recently took my daughter to Twelve Oaks Mall to do our Easter shopping, and to visit their adorable Bunnyville. We had a great time! It was nice to create some fun mother/daughter memories, and be able to cross off my entire shopping list at the same time, while visiting only one location. We came home with everything we need to make this Easter, a fun and memorable holiday for the entire … [Read more...]

7 Things on Sunday

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Seven things I've done over the past seven days. 01. Blew a tire on the freeway on my way home from work. 02. Had no choice but to hit a front end after it blew off of a car in front of me, again, on the freeway. 03. Started considering a new route home that does not involve the freeway. 04. Received my travel itinerary, hotel confirmation and e-tickets to LA next month. 05. Started … [Read more...]

Buddy’s Pizza offers all-you-can eat pizza to benefit Capuchin Soup Kitchen #Detroit #Slice4Life

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What's better than all-you-can-eat pizza? All-you-can-eat-pizza for a cause! Join Buddy’s Pizza on Monday, Apr. 13 as the family-owned Detroit original celebrates its 39th annual 'Slice for Life' benefit meal in partnership with the Capuchin Soup Kitchen. From 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. all 11 Buddy's Pizza locations, will host an all-you-can-eat two-topping pizza and salad meal for patrons who … [Read more...]

Madonna’s Rebel Heart #RebelHeart #O2O

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Madonna’s 13th studio album Rebel Heart will be released March 10th on Interscope Records. I was given the opportunity to download the full cd a week early in exchange for sharing a review here on my blog. Though I must warn you, I don't think I've met a bigger Madonna fan than myself, so it took a lot for me to review this CD without being biases. In my eyes, she can do very little … [Read more...]

Disneynature’s Monkey Kingdom – New Featurette & Free Activities #MonkeyKingdom

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Life is an adventure for Maya, the clever and resourceful blonde-bobbed monkey in “Monkey Kingdom,” Disneynature’s new feature film set among ancient ruins in the storied jungles of South Asia. Maya’s world is forever changed when she welcomes her son, Kip, into her complicated extended family. Like all families, Maya’s has more than its share of colorful personalities—and she’s determined to give … [Read more...]

Enter to Win a DreamWorks HOME Prize Pack #DreamWorksHOME

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I recently shared the official DreamWorks HOME trailer and movie info with my readers. Today I have a fun prize pack giveaway that includes a $25 Visa gift card to go see the movie. The movie looks and sounds adorable! When Oh, a lovable misfit from another planet, lands on Earth and finds himself on the run from his own people, he forms an unlikely friendship with an adventurous girl … [Read more...]