Create Your Own Romantic Floral Topiary

Fresh flowers are one of my passions in life. They make me feel like a decadently pampered Victorian lady, surrounded by boisterous bouquets, stunning stems and divinely scented nosegays. My dream is to one day have entire fields teeming with a wild array of blooms, ready to be snipped at a moments notice. Or perhaps … Read more

Valentine’s Day Cupcakes and Cookies!

I hope all of my sweet yams are feeling loved today…and every day! I spent the day cuddled up inside with the fireplace glowing, the snow falling prettily outside and the kitchen full of pink and red baking supplies I honestly don’t even care much about Valentine’s Day, I’m just a sucker for pretty, girly … Read more

Disney Junior at the Movies – HalloVeen Party! Oct. 21, 26 & 28

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Movie theaters will be home to a special party this fall with “Disney Junior at the Movies – HalloVeen Party!,” an interactive cinema event playing three days only on October 21, 26 and 28. Kids and parents are invited to dress up, sing, dance, play and celebrate the most spooktacular time of the year with … Read more

In the Mouth of the Wolf #MeToo

There’s a sense of momentum afoot. All of the allegations of sexual assault in Hollywood, having a serial sexual predator as our President. Women have finally reached their limit. All across social media, cries of “me too, me too!” can be heard. The sheer magnitude, the enormity of the problem makes it hard for me … Read more

Mystery Tackle Box

Mystery Tackle Box is the #1 fishing tackle subscription service offering anglers and fishing enthusiasts a fun and affordable way to discover new fishing lures, learn new techniques and catch more fish! If you, or someone you love, enjoys fishing, get them a Mystery Tackle Box Subscription today. You’ll enjoy a monthly box full of … Read more

Surprise!

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Surprise!  by Mike Henson is a boldly graphic picture book that will delight babies and toddlers. The oversized hardcover edition is nicely proportioned for read-along time. The book features brightly colored drawings with a hand-illustrated feel. The storyline is simple and easy for even the youngest children to follow. It’s Rabbit’s birthday and all of … Read more

I Can Dance on My Own Grave, Thank You.

So last month I took a little break from the internetz, coming online strictly to work and briefly check in with friends for 2 hours every 3-5 days. I did miss keeping up with everyone’s posts and also entering contests, BUT overall I felt it was a much more focused and efficient system. Healthier.   … Read more

Haunted Halloween Candy Care Package Review & Giveaway!

*This is a sponsored post in cooperation with GourmetGiftBaskets, but all thoughts and opinions are thoroughly my own! It’s Halloween Month, the MOST important holiday of the year and I’m busy basking in every single day of the season. I feel like a fluttering fall witch-fairy, spreading autumnal colors and spooky decorations everywhere I go, … Read more

GourmetGiftBaskets.com Launches National “15 & Me Selfie Search” With $2000 in Prizes

Online Gifting Company Kicks Off 15th Birthday Countdown, Offering Consumers 17 Ways To Win  One of the top U.S. online gifting companies is celebrating its first 15 years of business in a fun, unique way, shining the spotlight on the countless customers who have contributed to this major milestone. “GourmetGiftBaskets.com’s 15 & Me Selfie Search” has … Read more

Light Box Arts

If you ever owned a Lite Brite as a kid, you probably already know; the only way to make art even cooler than normal is to have it light up! Light Box Arts has taken this concept to a whole new level and I’m excited to have discovered their products. Light Box Arts is a … Read more

Easy Pumpkin Carving: Spooktacular Patterns, Tips and Ideas

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As most of you know, Halloween is the MOST important holiday, and I’m always on the lookout for fresh decorating ideas. Easy Pumpkin Carving: Spooktacular Patterns, Tips and Ideas by Colleen Dorsey offers a great starting point for those new to the art of pumpkin carving, along with plenty of fun tips and facts. The … Read more

The Fact of a Body: A Murder and a Memoir

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Where does a story begin? That’s the question at the heart of The Fact of a Body by Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich. Does each of us begin at the moment of our own birth? Is that negating the contributions of the lives of our parents? If the story stops there, aren’t we in danger of leaving out … Read more