My favorite blog posts of 2015

Looking through my 2015 archives brings back a lot of great memories. There are so many things that I enjoyed sharing with my readers. Below is a list of fifteen of my favorite blog posts of 2015. Exclusive Paul Bettany & James Spader interview #AvengersEvent Being a longtime James Spader fan, he was everything I had hope for. Friendly, talkative, and really cool. First official movie … [Read more...]

Avengers: Age of Ultron, now assembled in theaters everywhere #AvengersEvent

Marvel’s “Avengers: Age of Ultron” stars Robert Downey Jr., who returns as Iron Man, along with Chris Hemsworth as Thor, Mark Ruffalo as Hulk and Chris Evans as Captain America. Together with Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow and Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye, and with the additional support of Don Cheadle as James Rhodes/War Machine, Cobie Smulders as Agent Maria Hill, Stellan Skarsgård as Erik Selvig … [Read more...]

Endless Love girls night & movie giveaway #EndlessLove

Endless Love - When beautiful Jade meets charismatic David, her sheltered world of privilege is turned upside down as the pair’s instant desire sparks a reckless summer love affair. While Jade leaves behind her inhibitions and innocence as she falls for David, he works to prove himself worthy of her love. But when David’s mysterious past and Jade’s overprotective father threaten to tear them … [Read more...]

My Walk of Shame viewing party & movie review #WalkofShame

Focus World’s new comedy WALK OF SHAME with Elizabeth Banks & James Marsden was released in select theaters and same day video on demand on Friday, May 2nd. I had the pleasure of hosting a fun "girls night" in viewing party at my place. I invited a few of my closest friends. We ordered in from our favorite local restaurant, and I put together a variety of drinks, snacks and treats. Yellow was a … [Read more...]

JAWS Non-toxic Cleaners Sale & #Giveaway

The Jaws – Just Add Water System uses one reusable, refillable trigger sprayer bottle that comes with a cartridge of powerful concentrate that, when mixed with water, makes an effective yet biodegradable cleaning solution. I had the pleasure of reviewing Jaws Cleaning Products last year on my blog. My review was good, but after using the products for a longer amount of time, I would love to … [Read more...]

Introducing The New Droid Razr M with Verizon 4G LTE Service #VZWSS

I recently received the new Droid Razr M to review as part of the Midwest Savvy Savers program. I'll be test running this smartphone for 30 days, and let me tell you - I love new toys and I love my data, so it's headed for a real work out. This is what Verizon has to say about the new Droid RAZR M: A Powerful Smartphone With A Large 4.3-inch Touch Screen That Is Still Razor Thin Made … [Read more...]

People Like Us Movie Review #PeopleLikeUs

From DreamWorks Pictures comes “People Like Us,” a drama/comedy about family, inspired by true events, starring Chris Pine (“Star Trek”) as Sam, a twenty-something, fast-talking salesman, whose latest deal collapses on the day he learns that his father has suddenly died. Against his wishes, Sam is called home, where he must put his father’s estate in order and reconnect with his estranged family. … [Read more...]

Thin Ice DVD Review

Thin Ice arrives on Blu-ray and DVD June 12 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. Starring Oscar®-nominee Greg Kinnear (As Good AS It Gets, Little Miss Sunshine), Academy Award winner® Alan Arkin (Little Miss Sunshine), Billy Crudup (Almost Famous, Jesus’ Son) and Lea Thompson (Back To The Future), this intriguing caper premiered to critical praise at the Sundance Film Festival earlier … [Read more...]

The Princess Diaries: 10th Anniversary Edition & The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement Review & Giveaway

To commemorate the 10th anniversary of a cherished family classic, Disney proudly presents a special movie collection featuring two modern-day fairy tales, The Princess Diaries and The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement, for the first time ever on Blu-ray! Available Now! The Princess Diaries: "Mia Thermopolis is the average teenager – sweet, a little geeky and pretty much invisible to … [Read more...]

Ashley’s Ashes Movie Review

When Bob receives a letter from the county clerk's office telling him that he has inherited property, he discovers it's an urn of someone he doesn't know. As Bob's life begins to unravel, he decides to set off on a journey to discover who is in the urn. Suddenly, Bob is drawn away from his unsatisfying suburban life with his girlfriend Sandy, who does nothing but use him, and experience the heart … [Read more...]

Verizon Midwest Savvy Savers Kick-off Event #VZWSS

This past weekend I headed to Chicago to join several other bloggers help kick-off the Verizon Midwest Savvy Savers program. Since Chicago is not that far from home, my husband and I decided to take the opportunity to enjoy a road trip together instead of flying. Once there we checked into the very trendy and very cool Hard Rock Hotel. Waiting for me was this nice Verizon goodie … [Read more...]

Green Works Product Review

I recently replaced my usual cleaning products with the following Green Works products to see if cleaning with more natural ingredients can still be as effective. A balanced, natural lifestyle begins with a clean home. That’s why the people at Clorox got to work on a line of products that clean powerfully without harsh chemical fumes or residue. Green Works Products are: Are made … [Read more...]

YoCrunch New Parfaits Review & Giveaway

This giveaway is now closed. YoCrunch makes eating yogurt more fun! How? YoCrunch yogurt parfaits have a cap full of added goodies to top off your yogurt with a big-bang crunch! Be sure to look for the new YoCrunch additions like YoCrunch Greek Parfaits, and delicious Pie Parfait. We are big yogurt consumers in our house. We enjoy yogurt for breakfast, and often as a snack or … [Read more...]

Eli’s Cheesecake Review

I celebrated the new year with sharing an Original Favorites Cheesecake Sampler from Eli’s Cheesecake with my family and friends. Since cheesecake is a dessert we all really enjoy but don’t have very often we hold our standards for it pretty high. I’m happy to say that Eli’s did not disappoint. Their cheesecakes are of the highest quality and I swear taste like a little bit heaven. Just the right … [Read more...]

VTech MobiGo Touch Learning System Review

Designed for children ages 3-8 the Vtech - MobiGo Touch Learning System makes a great last minute gift idea! With the VTech MobiGo Touch Learning System, kids have fun new ways to learn right at their fingertips. Thanks to great touch screen games that require players to use their fingers in ways that mimic real life motions, kids will feel like they're part of the action. The touch-activated … [Read more...]

Fandango and Cars 2, Review & Giveaway #gocars2!

This giveaway is now closed. We love movies, and love the experience of seeing them on the big screen. The one thing we don't love is when we take the whole family is standing in line. Some times trying to keep little ones entertained and patient can be a difficult task. When planning to take my sister, niece and granddaughter to see Cars 2 I was happy to give Fandango a try. It was super … [Read more...]

Street Kings 2: Motor City, Review

Ray Liotta (Goodfellas) delivers an intense, electrifying performance in this explosive follow-up to the gritty urban crime thriller Street Kings. Liotta plays Detroit detective Marty Kingston, the leader of an undercover narcotics team, whose members are being systematically murdered one by one. To solve the brutal killings, Kingston joins forces with a cocky, young homicide detective. But … [Read more...]

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