7 Things on Sunday

Seven things I've done over the past seven days. Finished setting up our Christmas decorations. Made dinner and Christmas shopping plans with a good friend. Cut a couple of inches off my hair. The older I get, the shorter it seems to get. Made the switch back to an iPhone (7 plus) after my Galaxy Note crashed. Unfortunately I lost all of my contacts in the process. Ugh. The struggle is … [Read more...]

Celebrate The Season With A Movie Night, #AngelsSing on DVD

I celebrated the holiday by putting together a nice evening with friends. We enjoyed dinner, drinks and spent time talking about the holiday season and what it means to each of us. We also enjoyed watching the holiday movie Angels Sings. Of course topping my list of meanings is my family. Photoed below are my husband and two granddaughters (2015). With them, I am so very blessed, for me, my … [Read more...]

Trailer Park Tuesday, A Dog’s Purpose

Based on the Best-Selling Book "A Dog's Purpose" is about a dog's quest to discover its purpose in the world over the course of several lifetimes with multiple owners. Josh Gad voices the reincarnating pooch in the trailer for A Dog's Purpose. Directed by: Lasse Hallström Cast: Britt Robertson, Josh Gad, Dennis Quaid, Peggy Lipton, John Ortiz Unleashes into theaters: January 27, 2017 Follow … [Read more...]

The First Look @ DreamWorks Pictures’ The Light Between Oceans

Here is a couple facts about me - I really enjoy watching movies alone, and I absolutely love a good storytelling movie. Tragic love stories are very high on my list. Whether it's in the theater, or on Blu-ray, this is my favorite way to spend my "me" time. I simply can not wait to see this movie. I haven't read the book, but judging from the trailer, this one is going to rip my heart out in a … [Read more...]

Four Generations of Tradition & Cheerios™ Morning Snack-mix Recipe

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GiveABox #CollectiveBias I spent a lot of time with my grandma when I was young. I was her baby's baby, so we were very close, and kept a special relationship, through to my adulthood. She lived a simple, healthy lifestyle compared to today's world. She walked everywhere, spent hours … [Read more...]

The Perfect Gift for Mom this Mother’s Day

Shine a light on mom’s individuality this Mother’s Day by surprising her with a gift that shows her you payed attention to the details. From the Farmer’s Market loving mom to the online-shopping addict, find the perfect gift for her. Personal Creations, Shari’s Berries and FTD offer a selection of gifts that are tailored to her tastes and will celebrate the things she loves most. For the … [Read more...]

My Top Ten Movies To Watch On Valentines Day

I LOVE movies of every genre, but when it comes to Valentine's Day, I'm all about the romance. February is pretty cold here in Michigan, so Valentine's Day is the perfect time to get comfy, snuggle under a blanket, and enjoy a movie. Below is my top ten list of movies to watch on Valentines Day. Whether you're looking for a romantic comedy, or drama this list has something for everyone, even … [Read more...]

7 Things on Sunday

I've been slacking on this, so here are seven things Ive done over the past fourteen days. 1. Cut 4 & 1/2 inches off of my hair. I'm never growing it out. 2. Had my nails done. I love spending time at my salon. 3. Started Christmas shopping. I love the holidays. 4. It's official, I've gained back the 18lbs that I lost last year. Whatever! 5. Helped move our daughter, her … [Read more...]

7 Things on Sunday

Seven things I've done over the past seven days. 1. Enjoyed dinner out alone with my husband. 2. Felt run down while fighting off a sinus infection/ and or cold. 3. Cried during a tv show. This is a weekly occurrence while Parenthood is airing. 4. Enjoyed baking and decorating Halloween cupcakes with my daughter and granddaughter. 5. Won a prize on a blog. 6. Saw Gone Girl. Didn't hate … [Read more...]

7 things on Sunday

Seven things I've done over the past seven days. 1. Took our daughter shopping for Homecoming. Kind of last minute but it all turned out great. 2. Enjoyed two evenings of dinner and cards with my parents. 3. Paid our last car & truck payments. First time since 1997 we are loan free! 4. Excited to be watching the new season of The Blacklist. 5. Stayed up way too late (2am) on a … [Read more...]

Summer Wedding Memories with Papyrus & Meijer #Giveaway

I love summer and fall here in Michigan. We do our best to spend it outside, making as many fun memories as we can each year. Camping, swimming, family barbeques. There is also nothing better than a wedding. Committing to a life together in-front of all of your family and friends while celebrating the beautiful seasons is an amazing experience. We were married during the winter. But, we've … [Read more...]

Welcome to the family LuLu

Please welcome our new grand-baby, Louise Fay. She's just the sweetest little darling. She is one lucky girl to be loved by so many! I can't wait to watch her relationship blossom and grow with her big sister, Becca. There is just something special about the bond between sisters. So forgive me if I've been running a little behind on emails and blogging lately. I'm slowly catching … [Read more...]

FIFTY SHADES OF GREY, the first Official Trailer #FIFTYSHADES

Fifty Shades of Grey is the hotly anticipated film adaptation of the bestselling book that has become a global phenomenon. Since its release, the “Fifty Shades” trilogy has been translated into 51 languages worldwide and sold more than 100 million copies in e-book and print—making it one of the biggest and fastest-selling book series ever. Stepping into the roles of Christian Grey and … [Read more...]

7 Things on Sunday

Seven things I've done over the past seven days. 1. Spent a nice evening visiting with my Aunt and her dog, Jasmine 2. Shopped with gift cards and bought a new camping table and inflatable mattress. 3. Watched Rob the Mob and really liked it. 4. Enjoyed birthday cake with our granddaughter. She turned seven. 5. Had six teenagers sleepover the night before driving them to and from … [Read more...]

7 Things on Sunday

Seven things I've done over the past seven (or eight this week) days. 1. Hosted a baby shower for my daughter and her husband. 2. Enjoyed dinner and playing cards with my parents. 3. Took our granddaughter and our dog for a long walk. 4. Had to take my new (used) car in for transmission work. 5. Watched most of season two of Orange Is The New Black, and felt disappointed. 6. Sold an … [Read more...]

Five Summer movies I’m looking forward to seeing #TFIOS

With the summer line-up ready to kick start this year's movie going season, things are looking pretty exciting for movie fans. I'm such a big fan of movies that no category is really off limits. Action, romance, drama, comedy, dramedy, thriller, even documentary often make my list favorites. Below are five movies I'm really looking forward to experiencing on the big screen this … [Read more...]

Ethel M Chocolates for Valentine’s Day #LoveEthelM Review & Giveaway

This Valentines Day consider sending someone a treat that is not only sweet, but special. A delicious box of Ethel M chocolates. Sure you can pick-up a box of chocolates at any store, but a box of Ethel M chocolates really says you took that extra step to give someone an amazing, decedent experience. What makes Ethel M chocolates so special? Ethel M chocolates are made in small batches using … [Read more...]

Enough Said blu-ray review

"James Gandolfini, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Catherine Keener shine in this heartwarming comedy that A.O. Scott of The New York Times calls “a small miracle of a movie.” Divorced mom Eva (Louis-Dreyfus) may be falling for Albert (Gandolfini), a sweet, funny, like-minded divorcé. But as their relationship blossoms, Eva befriends Marianne (Keener), who’s always complaining about her ex-husband. … [Read more...]

Share Joy with Starbucks Holiday Blend #ShareJoy

Just because the kids have finished unwrapping their gifts doesn't mean the holiday season has to come to an end. In-fact it's the perfect time to sit back, relax and share a little joy as adults. Take the time to bask in another year of togetherness and to create new moments we wont soon forget. Sharing Starbucks' smooth, yet hearty Holiday Blend adds a nice warm touch to those moments.   I … [Read more...]

7 Things on Sunday

Seven things I've done over the last seven days. 1. Flew to L.A. 2. Met some pretty awesome bloggers. 3. Attended two Hollywood red carpet premieres. 4. Received sweet text messages from my husband while he watched me walk the red carpet, via Yahoo Live. 5. Stood next to Kat Dennings and was in awe of how beautiful she is in person. 6. Went way too long with very little sleep. 7. … [Read more...]

Late Night Photos with Foxy Roxy

Last month after a few nights of not being able to sleep, I shared some late night photos of my shenanigans with Roxy. My latest bout of insomnia has me sharing a couple of late night photos of my sweet girl. So pretty... I think this is her, if I stop looking at the camera maybe she'll let me go to bed pose... It was after 1:00 am. With the alarm set for 5:15 am, I guess … [Read more...]

Treat Yourself this Valentine’s Day @ The DoubleTree by Hilton

Whether you’re planning a romantic staycation or friend getaway, DoubleTree by Hilton welcomes you to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Enjoy the Instant Getaway Package* with relaxing amenities on top of their already warm hospitality, chocolate chip cookie welcome and CARE culture. With the Instant Getaway Package you can truly unwind, get away and celebrate this Valentine’s Day. The package includes … [Read more...]

Happy National Dog Day

Happy National Dog Day! I had no idea we had a National Dog Day. I love it! I know our Foxy Roxy has enjoyed a little extra attention today. Not that she is ever lacking in the love or spoiling department. … [Read more...]