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...]

Three-Hour Slow Cooker Chili Recipe

Slow cooker chili is pretty much my main go-to, save-the-day meal in the winter months. I can't tell you how many times its mid-afternoon and I realize I don't know what I'm going to make for dinner. I'm not interested in making a stop to the store so I hit up my pantry and see what I can make from what I have on hand. One main staple item I always have are beans. BUSH’S® Savory Beans are … [Read more...]

Celebrate The Chinese New Year with This Fun Pig Paper Plate Craft & Ling Ling

Have you ever celebrated the Chinese New Year? Last week when the kids had a half day at school we went to have lunch at our favorite local Chinese restaurant and were sad to see a sign on their door stating they'd be closed for the next two weeks. I don't think our little local place ever closes so we were happy to see that they were off enjoying time with family but didn't know what to do … [Read more...]

Get The Best Unique Gift Ideas From UncommonGoods

Christmas is right around the corner and sometimes shopping can be so tricky, time-consuming, and stressful! There are always those few people on your shopping list that seem impossible to shop for. If you are shopping for teachers, a parent, grandparent, friends, or neighbors UncommonGoods is a great place to find unique items to fit your budget. They have gifts for everyone for men, women, and … [Read more...]