Mrs. Freshley’s Cream Filled Red Velvet Cupcake Giveaway 7/22


I received Mrs. Freshley’s New Red Velvet Cupcakes to facilitate this post. Opinions expressed are my own. My youngest son Ryan loves cupcakes. He loves making them almost as much as he loves eating them! We enjoy watching Cupcake Wars together too- talk about some fancy cupcakes! I know he’s a fan of red velvet […]

Wordless Wednesday Meet Lucky the Chick #WW


A couple of weeks ago I posted about our eggs that we were attempting to hatch. Just yesterday morning “Lucky” slowly emerged from his/her shell. The process took several hours. There are four eggs left that we are waiting to hatch. By Thursday, if nothing else hatches, we will know they didn’t survive. We have […]

Cross Sound Ferry’s Lighthouse Cruise Aboard the Sea Jet


I received a complimentary lighthouse cruise aboard Cross Sound Ferry’s Sea Jet Catamaran. Opinions about my experience are my own. If you are a lighthouse enthusiast either living in or visiting New England, taking the Cross Sound Ferry’s Lighthouse Cruise from New London, CT is a must! You will see eight beautiful old lighthouses from […]

Killington’s New Adventure Center One Day Pass Family of Four Giveaway 7/10 #KillingtonMoms


With its diversity of terrain and grooming expertise, Killington mountain in Vermont is without a doubt famous for its skiing. Did you know that during the summer months, Killington features an 18-hole championship golf course; a Mountain Bike Park (served by the K-1 Gondola lift) and a full 18-hole disc golf course? That’s just the […]

One Year Membership of Netflix Streaming #Giveaway #TBT #Stream Team 7/16


Rewind to the year 1980. Six 11 and 12 year old girls at a slumber party at Barbara Harmon’s house sat on the floor in our pajamas our eyes glued to the tv. Then, Kenickie delivered his classic line – “A hickie from Kenickie is like a Hallmark card, when you only care enough to […]

Wordless Wednesday 50 Shades of Grey DVD at the Library #WW


Look what I found at my local library! I couldn’t just leave this fairly new DVD there on the shelf. I checked it out as the boys were leaving so they didn’t see it. The librarian said she would, “Put it in a brown paper bag for me.” You never know what you’ll find at […]

Architect Ralph Rapson’s Most Iconic Furniture Designs


Emerging from an ingenious and prolific mind, the work of Ralph Rapson continues to be one of America’s most enduring architectural legacies. The Michigan-born architect attended the University of Michigan and the Cranbrook Academy of Art where he encountered other architectural and artistic luminaries like Harry Bertoia, Charles Eames, and Harry Weese. Rapson began to […]

Deployed Dads Deliver Father’s Day Message!


I was fortunate that my Dad was always at home for Father’s Day and now Grant, the father of my kids,  is always here with them on Father’s Day. Not having Dad home because he is serving in the military deployed in another country far far away has got to be difficult for so many […]

Hungry Girl Mac ‘n Chicken ‘n Cheese Recipe from The Hungry Girl Diet Cookbook


Well, Hungry Girl has done it again! She and her team have recreated a comfort food favorite – Mac ‘N Cheese. Her healthy Mac ‘n Chicken ‘n Cheese delivers big flavor in a big portion at a fraction of the calories of traditional Mac ‘n Cheese. For comfort food without all the calories, this recipe […]