Easy Room Refresh with Elise Display Cabinet

Stylish room refresh

I love sprucing up areas of our house – giving them a little stylish refresh and making things feel more “homey”. And, any time I can make that happen easily with just one or two stylish yet functional items is a BIG win! We just did that in our living room space and I’m LOVING […]

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Kid-Friendly Patriotic Punch

kid-friendly patriotic punch

I’m so excited to share this super fun patriotic punch with you today– perfect for your backyard holiday barbeques or pool parties this summer!! As part of a campaign with Hershey, I was sent some Twizzlers candy to get creative with! As a kid, I remember how fun we thought it was to use Twizzlers […]

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Disney Trip Planning – Reasons to Consider the Memory Maker PhotoPass

Disney Trip Memory Maker Photos(1)

We just returned from a family trip at Disney World for the 2015 Disney Social Media Moms conference. Needless to say, it was SO much fun!! We hung out with friends, made fun family memories, and took a whole bunch of photos!!! Even though I have a professional DSLR camera and take TONS of my […]

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Easy DIY Darth Vader Star Wars Costume

DIY Darth Vader Star Wars Costume

We did a fun Star Wars themed birthday party for the boys recently where the young padawan Jedi training academy members fought Darth Vader. We knew we wanted to do this as part of our party, but the catch was having a costume (to fit a 6’4″ adult). Instead of buying one, we put together […]

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MARVEL’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D 5 Fun Facts {Exclusive Interview with Ming-Na Wen, Clark Gregg, Jed Whedon & Jeffrey Bell}

Agent Coulson SHIELD Desk

As part of our #AvengerEvent & #ABCTVEvent press trip in Los Angeles, we had a special visit to the super secret MARVEL Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D set! I shared some fun photos from our top secret set visit here. And, as part of the fun, be sure to read my first Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D cast interviews! […]

25+ Refreshing Lemonade Recipes

25+ Lemonade Recipes

The temperatures are warming up, which means cool refreshments are in order! Lemonade might as well be the “official drink of summer”- so popular and so good! Plus, there are SO many different twists and fun, fresh flavors you can try. I’ve posted quite a few different fruity lemonade recipes over the years, but there […]

Avengers Age of Ultron Heroes & Villians: Paul Bettany & James Spader Exclusive Interview

James Spader & Paul Bettany Avengers Interview

As part of the #AvengersEvent Age of Ultron press trip, we had a great interview with really the main hero & villain of the film–Vision (Paul Bettany) and Ultron (James Spader)! Though not new to villainy, this was a first for James Spader..as it’s not everyday you play a crazy 8-foot “murder bot” and go […]

Disney Copycat Recipes – Chocolate Dipped Mickey Rice Krispies Treats

Disney Park Mickey Krispy Treat

Our Disney trip countdown is getting low in numbers and we’re gearing up for a fun trip to Walt Disney World for the Disney Social Media Moms conference! One of the many fun things about a trip to Disney is all the fun food and tasty treats! One of our favorites are Mickey rice krispies […]

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MARVEL’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D Exclusive Set Visit

Agents of SHIELD set visit

As part of our #AvengerEvent & #ABCTVEvent press trip in Los Angeles, we had a special visit to the super secret MARVEL Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D set! For 3 hours, we had to “go dark” something like secret agents – no social media, no taking our own photos, no geo-tagging or sharing our location at all! […]

Brain Chase – Awesome Summer Learning Program + Giveaway!


How is it May already?! That means the kids will be out of school in no time (just a couple weeks for some of the local schools around us). Are you ready? Do you have plans to help prevent the summer brain drain? Thanks to Brain Chase, we’re going on a summer learning adventure here […]

Exclusive Avengers Interview with Hawkeye & Maria Hill {Jeremy Renner & Cobie Smulders) #AvengersEvent

Avengers Hawkeye & Maria Hill Interview

Did you make it to see Avengers: Age of Ultron over the weekend?! If not, it’s great and you should totally go! Here’s our Age of Ultron Movie Review in case you missed it! One of the characters that we really get new insight into during this latest installment is Hawkeye. So, I’m excited to […]

Disney Trip Countdown – DIY Washi Tape Chalkboard

DIY Disney Trip Chalkboard Countdown2

We’re SO excited to be heading to Walt Disney World soon for the 2015 Disney Social Media Moms conference! Instead of surprising the boys about the trip, we ended up telling them a few weeks ago. So, we decided that a Disney trip countdown was in order! Since we love Disney trips, I opted to […]

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DIY Raised-Bed Garden FREE Step-by-Step Instructions!

Raised-Bed Garden Instructions

So, where are all my gardeners or gardening hopefuls?! A couple years ago, we built a little backyard vegetable garden. I loved our little garden. But, then we had a few issues with it, had another baby, had some medical crises…and our little garden was no more. I’ve been feeling ready to give it a […]

The Avengers Age of Ultron Movie Review


Avengers, Assemble! It’s finally here! MARVEL’s The Avengers: Age of Ultron is finally in theaters! I’ve had the pleasure of seeing the movie twice already (once at Walt Disney Studios and once in IMAX 3D) and got to interview the cast as part of the #AvengersEvent press tour! So, this is one review that I’m […]

MARVEL President Kevin Feige on Avengers Age of Ultron {Interview}

MARVEL President Interview

Our #AvengersEvent exclusive interview series continues on the blog! Up today is our chat with Kevin Feige, the president of MARVEL Studios and Producer of The Avengers: Age of Ultron! Oh the MARVEL Universe “secrets” he must know! In fact, we found out from him that there are really only a small handful of people […]

Slow Cooker Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Slow Cooker Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps

This post was created as part of a relationship in which I was sponsored by Weight Watchers and given a free three month subscription to try their new Personal Coaching product and write about my experience. Though I was compensated for my time and commitment, all views, positive and negative, are my own. #WeightWatchers #WWsponsored […]

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Marvel’s Avengers Age of Ultron – Exclusive Interview with Director Joss Whedon #AvengersEvent

Joss Whedon Interview #AvengersEvent

The #AvengersEvent exclusive interview fun continues and this one is BIG!! It’s not everyday you get to interview a Hollywood director who is becoming rather legondary. Joss Whedon is the man behind shows like Buffy the Vampire Slayer and he wrote the screenplay for Toy Story!! More recently, he’s brought us The Avengers in 2012, […]

Avengers Party – Superhero Activities & Fun Food Ideas

Avengers Party Ideas

Are you excited for MARVEL’S The Avengers: Age of Ultron (in theaters on May 1st)?!?! During the #AvengersEvent in LA, I had the pleasure of seeing the movie early…and I can tell you it’s REALLY good! Mr. Mom Endeavors is SO excited to see it and I have 3 little boys who are really excited […]

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Marvel’s Avengers Age of Ultron Interview with Quicksilver & the Scarlet Witch! #AvengersEvent

Quicksilver & Scarlet Witch

Marvel’s The Avengers: Age of Ultron hits theaters THIS WEEK (May 1st) and there’s LOTS of excitement. Two of the new characters in this movie are “the twins”  – Pietro Maximoff (Quicksilver) and Wanda Maximoff (Scarlet Witch), played by Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Elizabeth “Lizzy” Olsen! We had the pleasure of sitting down with them during the […]

15+ Sweet Mother’s Day Books

Mother's Day Children's Books

We LOVE books around here. And, I happen to think that books make a great gift. For a sweet Mother’s Day gift from the kids, books about moms and/or Mother’s Day are a nice choice. I like gifts that have some sentimental value, so a sweet book to read with the kids is a great […]

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Avengers: Age of Ultron FREE Printable Superhero Coloring Sheets

Avengers Age of Ultron Free Coloring Sheets

With Avengers: Age of Ultron hitting theaters soon (May 1st), superhero fans are getting excited! My little guys have not even seen the live-action movies, yet they know all the characters and are excited by all the Avengers stuff they’re seeing in stores, the theaters, etc. Anything “superhero” or “Avengers” is a big hit around […]

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