Look Who Graduated! 5 Simple Tips for a Great Graduation Party #partysupplies #orientaltrading

Our daughter graduated high school this year, class of 2017 and I still can not believe it. Senior year was like a world-wind. It was all S.A.T.'s, prom-dresses, senior pictures, finals and puff - you were done. Where did the time go? Yet, as fast as it went by, we tried to take it all in, trust me, because it really is a special time. A time to celebrate. We threw Allison a graduation party, … [Read more...]

7 Things on Sunday, things I focused on while not blogging

I've been blogging in one form or another for over fifteen years. Mostly as a hobby, but over the past six or seven years also as a part-time job, creating a nice additional income for my family, while also working a day job. As much as I love blogging, which is a lot, or I obviously would not still be doing it after all of these years, I recently found myself in major need of stepping away. So, I … [Read more...]

Our Fifty Shades Darker Masquerade-themed Party & Spicy Red Room Punch Recipe

Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson return as Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele in Fifty Shades Darker, the second chapter based on the worldwide bestselling “Fifty Shades” phenomenon. The new installment arrives for Valentine’s Day and invites you to slip into something a shade darker. "When a wounded Christian Grey tries to entice a cautious Ana Steele back into his life, she demands a new … [Read more...]

Our #WhatULuv Party & Luvs New Ultra Leakguards with Nightlock Plus #ad

I recently had the opportunity to partner with Luvs to throw a #whatuluv party with a few close friends and family. It was a great reason to host a get together that included moms and little ones, and to also share about Luvs New Ultra Leakguards with Nightlock Plus®. Once we were all together, I realized we all have had or about to have two babies. We talked a lot about how different and … [Read more...]

Getting our House Ready for the Big Game #GameDayTraditions @SheSpeaksUp, @ProcterGamble @Walmart #sp

Football is not just a sport around here, it's a season. It's all about the touchdowns, the scores, and yelling back at the television screen. When it comes to the Big Game, things start to get a little more serious, but also a lot more fun. This year, it is our turn to host friends and family to watch the Big Game. When it comes hosting at our house, I put a lot of thought into preparing. The … [Read more...]

I’m hosting a Summer Spies Night In Party #SpyInsider #SpiesNightIn

I am a self proclaimed Melissa McCarthy junkie! Every movie, every tv show, I can't seem to get enough of her talent or her beauty. Join me this Friday night September 4th, in celebration of the Digital release of "Spy". Queen of Comedy Melissa McCarthy “in her funniest movie yet” (Leonard Maltin, LeonardMaltin.com) embarks on the mission of a lifetime as secret agent Susan Cooper in SPY. … [Read more...]

Spongebob Squarepants Day of Positivity Hits Detroit on Monday, January 5th #SpongeBobMovie #DayOfPositivity

The Spongebob Squarepants Movie: Sponge Out Of Water and Emagine Entertainment have created a week-long celebration of positivity with a fun kickoff event on Monday, January 5th. Spongebob Squarepants is taking the dreaded first Monday of the New Year and turning it around to celebrate his best quality, positivity. In honor of this national event, Spongebob Squarepants and Emagine Entertainment … [Read more...]

Our Jingle All The Way 2 viewing party #JingleInsiders #JingleAllTheWay2

Jingle All The Way 2 is available NOW on Blu-ray Combo, DVD and Digital HD. Comedy superstar Larry the Cable Guy and WWE Superstar Santino Marella bring laughs and holiday spirit to this second installment of the successful film franchise. Two desperate dads compete in a no-holds-barred battle to be the best father and make this the best Christmas ever! Fun-loving, laid-back dad Larry … [Read more...]

Planning our “How to Train Your Dragon 2” Movie Night #DragonsInsiders #HTTYD2

Are you and your family excited for How To Train Your Dragon 2 to be unleashed onto Blu-ray and DVD on November 11Th? We sure are! So much so that we're planning a fun "How to Train Your Dragon 2" themed movie night. After falling in-love with the first movie "How To Train Your Dragon", our family is really excited to experience and celebrate the home release of part 2! Set in the … [Read more...]

Cascade Platinum Review & Giveaway #DDDivas #CascadeShiningReviews @MyCascade #sponsored

This review was made possible by Double Duty Divas and Cascade. I was provided the featured product free of charge to facilitate my review, but all opinions are 100% mine. I recently received the above products from Cascade. The task - to make homemade gooey mac & cheese, yummy brownies, and invite some people over to share them with. Let all the dishes sit (even overnight), run the … [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...]

I’m planning an Endless Love Movie Night with my girls #EndlessLove

Having older daughters means we can enjoy watching mushy, love-story, chick-flick movies together. Like Endless Love! An up-and-coming young cast led by Alex Pettyfer (Magic Mike, I Am Number Four) and Gabriella Wilde (Carrie, The Three Musketeers) stars in Endless Love, a romantic story of unstoppable first love. When beautiful Jade (Wilde) meets charismatic David (Pettyfer), her … [Read more...]

Join My Walk Of Shame “Girls’ Night” in Viewing Party #WalkofShame

Focus World’s upcoming comedy WALK OF SHAME with Elizabeth Banks & James Marsden is scheduled for a day-and-date release on May 2nd in select theaters and on VOD. The outrageous comedy WALK OF SHAME stars Elizabeth Banks (The Hunger Games, Pitch Perfect) as a resourceful reporter whose one-night stand with a handsome stranger (James Marsden of Anchorman 2) leaves her stranded the next … [Read more...]

Our #FreeBirdsPizzaParty & Blu-ray Review @FHEInsiders #FreeBirdsDVD

Last weekend I hosted a Free Birds Pizza Party with my granddaughter and nieces. Unlike our other movie viewing parties, this one was shared live on Twitter along with the other Fox Home Entertainment Insiders. It was so much fun sharing photos, and laughs as a group while we all enjoyed Pizza Hut Pizza, and watched Free Birds with our kids. The girls loved their Free Birds themed gift … [Read more...]

#DeliveryManEvent Twitter Party!

Don't miss the #DeliveryManEvent Twitter Party! Have fun chatting, test out your Delivery Man trivia, and win prizes. Hosted by our group of 25 fun Bloggers who attended the Delivery Man Red Carpet preimere in Hollywood. Did someone say prizes!? Yes, I did! By joining the conversation and using the hashtag #DeliveryManEvent, you'll be eligible to win fun prizes - like $25 Fandango gift … [Read more...]

Look Who’s Six! #DiscountPartySupplies Review & Giveaway

Disclosure:Free product was received for the purpose of this blog post. All opinions expressed and photos used are honest and my own. I look at my granddaughter and sometimes I just can't believe how fast she is growing up. It feels like only yesterday she was born. Yet, somehow I can barely remember our family without her. To make her feel special, we decided to make a big deal of her … [Read more...]

Planning An Epic Party #EpicDay @FHEInsiders

We're getting things ready around here for an Epic viewing party! Complete with fun filled gift bags for all the kids. Each woven tote bag includes the following courtesy of Fox Home Entertainment. 1 flashlight 1 magnifying glass 1 hot coco set (includes mug and hot coco mix) 1 bug viewer 1 grow kit Epic activity sheets Besides watching the movie via … [Read more...]

Discount Party Supplies, Review & Giveaway

This giveaway is now closed. Discount Party Supplies is a leading online retailer of party supplies, birthday supplies, and other party products. Our goal is to make it as easy as possible for busy parents and others to host fantastic parties that are fun, easy, and affordable. We know how hectic our lives can get with children, jobs, family, and more, and so we want to make your party … [Read more...]

Craftsman Holiday Blog-bash Chicago

I attended the Craftsman Holiday Blogger Bash while in Chicago last weekend. The Craftsman studio loft was an awesome place for a blogger party! … [Read more...]

Pirates of the Caribbean on Stranger Tides – Review & Pirate Party

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides set sail on DVD, stunning high definition Blu-ray™, eye popping Blu-ray 3D™ (a first for the legendary franchise) and Movie Download on October 18, 2011 ! Produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and directed by Rob Marshall, “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides” captures the fun, adventure and humor that ignited the hit franchise—this time in Disney … [Read more...]

Girls Night In Bridesmaids Party & Movie Review

Bridesmaids is marching onto DVD, Blu-ray and digital download on 9/20/11! I had the pleasure of inviting my friends over for a Saturday night advanced viewing party. It was the perfect ‘Girls Night In’. My house was filled with amazing friends, good food, great drinks and a whole lot of laughs! We did so much laughing that Vicky (one of my closest BFF's) told me the next day her face actually … [Read more...]

Twitter Party Alert: Get ready for Spring Cleaning!

Join me on March 22 as I co-lead along eBay Classifieds for a Twitter Party on Spring Cleaning! Happening Tuesday, March 22 from 8:30 -- 10:00 p.m. EST/5:30 -- 7:00 p.m. PST. We’re excited to share tips on selling old items, deciding what to keep, creating storage space and all the other tasks that help get your home in shape for spring and summer. Follow the hashtag @eBayClassifieds and … [Read more...]

Flings Bins Pop-up, Review & Giveaway

This giveaway is now closed. Thank you to all who entered. Say goodbye to ugly smelly trash cans during your gatherings. I know I have. I am now in love with … [Read more...]

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