Gifts to Buy the Cook in The Family for Under $100

I have recently reflected on my growth as a cook. I used to watch my mom in the kitchen during the holidays and was amazed at her skills. She was the best cook in the world! As I have grown older, I see why she enjoyed cooking so much. I love it! And, as I have become a foodie, I have found many … [Read more...]

Pura Vida Bracelet: Black Friday Sale 50% Off + Free Shipping!

Do you own any Pura Vida Bracelets? I can't even begin to tell you how many I own, I love them that much! They are having a KILLER Black Friday Sale plus giving YOU early access! Which is on Thanksgiving day one day before Black Friday 11/23 and runs through 11/25/17 11:59pm PST 50% Off + … [Read more...]

Some Traditions Have to Change

There’s nothing quite like family holiday traditions. Year after year, decade after decade, there are always certain things that seem to be a MUST each year when the holidays roll around. Most traditions are pretty much the same from family to family – a Christmas tree, family get-togethers, … [Read more...]

2017 Gift Card Bonus Offers – Restaurants and Retail

One of my favorite deals during the holiday season is Gift Card Bonus Offers! Many restaurants and stores offer a bonus when you buy a gift card. i.e. Buy a $25 gift card and get a $5 reward card for yourself for free. So it’s a great time to not only buy gift cards for gifts, but to buy them for … [Read more...]

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Family Traditions

Thanksgiving is a holiday PACKED with tradition. For what other holiday is the star of the menu set so firmly in stone as the Thanksgiving turkey? There are plenty of other Thanksgiving traditions that are similar from family to family across the U.S. There's even one tradition that families all … [Read more...]

Amazon: Igloo 60-Quart Roller Cooler – $24.44!

Coolers aren't just for summer, right? Amazon has this highly rated Igloo 60-Quart Ice Cube Roller Cooler in Blue priced at just $24.44 right now, which is 62% off and the lowest price we've seen. It holds up to 90 cans and features four drink holders on the lid, a locking telescopic handle, and a … [Read more...]

No Vacation Plans? Mix It Up in the Backyard

It’s hard to believe that we are half-way through the summer. Doesn’t it feel like it just started? While summer is an excellent time to plan a vacation and get-away to relax and refresh or just have a good time, we all know that doesn’t always happen! Pesky things like work schedules, kids’ … [Read more...]

The Book of Henry: New Movie Clip with Sarah Silverman

We're only two weeks away from the opening of The Book of Henry in select theaters on June 16th. Today we have a brand new clip from the film featuring Sarah Silverman as the friend and follow waitress of single suburban mom Susan Carpenter)Naomi Watts. Check it out:     About the … [Read more...]

Help Support the GRO Organic Check-off Program

Do you choose organic? In recent years we have seen much better access to organic foods and greater availability in stores nationwide, but there is still a long way to go. If I thought it was easy and affordable, I would switch our food habits to all-organic in a minute. But, like many people, I … [Read more...]

Moana Inspired Healthy Fruit Dip Recipe with Sunshine Fruit Plate

Have you seen Disney’s Moana yet? If not, it is still playing in theaters everywhere! For us in cold climates, it's extra fun to head to the theater to escape the snow and freezing temperatures and spend a couple of hours enjoying the tropical escape. To continue that tropical escape at home, I … [Read more...]