Celebrate National Women’s Small Business Month (October) with Zulily! #ad

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Zulily.  In honor of National Women’s Small Business Month this October, Zulily is celebrating female entrepreneurs and raising awareness around their small businesses by launching four weeks of sales events featuring female small business owners and the amazing products they’ve created.   About Zulily: Since 2010, Zulily has offered their customers unique brands and products at a fraction of the retail price -- with prices up to 70% off every … [Read more...]

A Visit to Both Hamilton, New Jersey & Lancaster, Pennsylvania in the 2017 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD #DriveMazda

Disclosure: Mazda provided the CX-5 exclusively for this review. No monetary compensation was received. All opinions are strictly my own. This past summer, we didn't do much of anything as in vacationing in a resort or visits at the beach. We pretty much hung around my hometown and did things nearby like visit the parks, visits to Rita's for some cold, creamy custards (yum!) and lots of backyard play.  My plans for next summer are to take plenty of road trips, one or a few vacations (at the … [Read more...]

Top 10 Fall TV Shows

There's so much to love about the Fall season. The fact that you can wear nice, comfortable bulky sweaters, drink hot & steamy lattes without a sweat, decorate your home with pumpkins, scarecrows, and of course, catch up on your favorite shows! After a long day at work and long hours in the kitchen cooking, I like to unwind in front of the television a few times a week with hubby and watch our favorite shows. But I'm always disappointed when I watch my favorite TV show and it's the Season … [Read more...]

Five Travel Destinations for Fall Foliage

Summer can be the perfect time for BBQ’s, picnics, beach vacations and just lounging around in the backyard.  However, since the sun is setting on summer, it’s time to get ready to view the wonderful colors of my second favorite season: fall.  Fall is a season that radiates warm sweaters, knee-high boots, pumpkin spice lattes, and the beautiful colors of the changing leaves. The best part about living in the Hudson Valley is the ever-changing seasons upper New York has to offer.  From the … [Read more...]

Welcome Fall with Open Arms & a $100 Giveaway!

Hot summer days are now 'almost' a thing of the past, well for this year of course! It's now time to welcome Fall with open arms and lots of Pumpkin spice everything. I'm not much of a fan of Pumpkin Spice lattes anymore but I'll try just about any sweet treat made with pumpkin spice. The flavor just screams out Fall and who doesn't love cool, sweater weather? Fall is also a perfect time for giveaways and for planning for the upcoming Christmas season. I'm happy to announce that I have teamed … [Read more...]

Universal Orlando’s Halloween Horror Nights 2017 is Now Open! @UniversalOrlando

The nation’s premier Halloween event, Halloween Horror Nights, is now open at Universal Orlando Resort – with more event nights and terrifying frights than ever before. This year, Halloween Horror Nights presents the most unearthly and macabre collection of terrors called The Festival of the Deadliest. This ancient tradition has taken root inside Universal Studios Florida and is filled with hellish wonders that are hard to resist and impossible to escape. This ghastly collection of madmen and … [Read more...]

$100 Summer Giveaway – Paypal or Amazon!

I'm happy to share that I am once again collaborating with nine other bloggers to bring to you yet another awesome giveaway. This time the giveaway will be starred in one of my favorite social media channels, Instagram. I love Instagram. It's a place where you can express yourself, promote your giveaways & blog posts, show off your food master pieces and show the world what you've been up to. It's been my go-to when I'm bored of Facebook & Twitter which is why I'm so happy to be included … [Read more...]

{Giveaway} $100 Online Gift Card to Amazon or Paypal

Let's be real here........everyone loves a good giveaway. Heck,  I love a good giveaway! Wouldn't you agree? Especially when it involves cash money baby!!! Those are THE best ones around. Well, I've teamed up with some amazing bloggers to offer you a chance to win a $100 online gift card to Amazon or Paypal -- It's your choice! $100 can go pretty far if you know how to spend it wisely. It can take your whole family out to dinner. You can buy some groceries.  You can even have a mani/pedi spa … [Read more...]

Driveshop To The Rescue with the New 2017 Mazda CX-9 Signature Edition #DriveMazda

Disclosure: Thanks to Drive Shop for giving me the opportunity to drive the 2017 Mazda CX-9 for 7 days.  No compensation was exchanged. Opinions expressed here are always my own. I have a confession to make..... I have a love/hate relationship with my current vehicle. I love that I don't have any payments to make every month since I've had it for over 9 years and I love that my husband is able to fix almost anything that is wrong with the car. But.....I hate the fact that it's an older … [Read more...]

Celebrating the Most Important Dad in my Life with Hanes #48HrGiveaway #Hanes #DisneySMMC

Disclosure: I received Hanes samples to facilitate this post. All opinions are my own. Thanks to the Disney Social Media Moms Celebration, I was able to test out a boatload of Hanes products and also host this special giveaway for my lovely readers.  Enjoy this post and pls enter!! My husband has been celebrating Father's Day for over 2o years now.  I'd like to say he's pretty much an expert in that department but it wasn't always that way.  I'll be honest, it took him some time to finally … [Read more...]