Unlimited Squirrels: Who is the Mystery Reader? Mo Willems NEWEST Book + Giveaway!

Unlimited Squirrels: Who is the Mystery Reader? is the latest addition to the series by Mo Willems. The Unlimited Squirrels books combine hilarious narrative stories with surprising nonfiction content making them like no other pre-reader series. In our house, we read daily. Sometimes finding new books to keep Sawyer interested can be hard. In second grade, he's moved past or read most of … [Read more...]

Disney’s Aladdin Live-Action & Aladdin Signature Collection *NOW* on Digital and Blu-ray GIVEAWAY!!

I grew up listening to lots of Disney music and some of my favorite songs to sing along to are from the movie Aladdin. Some of my favorite memories are pretending to fly on a magic carpet while singing, "A Whole New World." I was so excited to see Aladdin was going to be remade into a live-action movie. We went as a family to see it in theaters and loved it so much. It was such a great adaptation … [Read more...]

Banana & Peanut Butter Roll Ups & Taco Sandwich Lunch Ideas

Now that we are back to school, it means back to packing daily lunches. Ham & Cheese get old pretty fast, so I like to change things up. Banana & Peanut Butter Roll Ups are easy to make, and Sawyer thinks they are fantastic. Another one of Sawyer's favorites is when I make fun sandwiches with leftovers. Taco Sandwiches are one he looks forward to as well. We keep King's Hawaiian Rolls on … [Read more...]

Bite Sized Snacks For Entertaining + $100,000 Sweepstake!

  This summer has been a complete whirlwind. My oldest son graduated this spring, and we've been celebrating ever since. I've never entertained so many people in such a short time frame, from the end of finals to the ceremony, to the graduation party day. I couldn't keep up with having baked goods and such and realized it would be much simpler having some go-to favorites on hand. Bite … [Read more...]

Marvel Studios “Captain Marvel” NOW on Digital, Blu-ray & 4K {& Giveaway!}

I like to spend some special one on one time with each of my kids. This summer has been the summer of Marvel with my ten-year-old son. I get his little sister to bed, and we stay up late watching a Marvel superhero movie. It has been so much fun, and when Marvel Studio's released "Captain Marvel" on Digital, Blu-ray, and 4K, we were both so excited. I hadn't seen it yet either, so it was new to … [Read more...]

Disney’s Live Action Adventure Dumbo on Digital, Blu-ray & 4K June 25th {& Giveaway!}

I love that Disney is making so many of the old classics that I grew up with into live action movies. It is so fun reintroducing a whole new generation to the nostalgic stories, characters, and songs that I was obsessed with as a kid. Dumbo was always one of my all time favorites. I played it so many times on VHS that the tape eventually broke. I would watch and rewatch the song "Baby of Mine." As … [Read more...]

OREO Cookies & Crème Chocolate King Size Bars – The NEW Sweet Treat

Do you enjoy a sweet treat during your day? My boys do! One of their favorites is cookies. More specifically, OREO cookies. So, when I heard about the all-new OREO Cookies & Crème Chocolate King Size Bars, I knew they'd be lining up to give them a try. See, around here OREO is the king of cookies. We have to hide them in different spots whenever I pick some up at the store. Somehow every time … [Read more...]

RITZ Crisp & Thins – Our Favorite On The Go Summer Snack

My son just graduated last night. It still feels a bit surreal to me. At the beginning of parenting, it's almost as though your child will never leave you. Next thing you know, you're sitting in an auditorium sneaking your youngest RITZ Crisp & Thins hoping it keeps him quiet, and hiding the tears with your sleeve because tissues would give you away. Graduation doesn't just end at the … [Read more...]

Asparagus & Chicken Pasta Recipe {Great Warm or Cold}

Here in Western MA we are known for the amazing asparagus we grow. I love eating up as much of it as I can fresh off the farm stand. As a teen, my mom used to make Asparagus & Chicken Pasta and I loved it. She always served it cold but my favorite is fresh off the stove, served warm. Ingredients: asparagus (one bundle)chicken tenders (one 2 pound package)1 tsp poultry … [Read more...]