10 Golden Rules for a Better Body This Summer. Plus, A Tropical Honey-Coconut Smoothie Recipe!

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Ever since I resigned from my old job, I've felt 100 times better. I lost 20 pounds. My thyroid levels are stable (I have Hyperthyroidism). My attitude on life is beyond anything I've ever felt before.  I'm more of a Positive Polly than a Negative Nelly these days and I love it! My health has improved so much over the last 7 months, even my doctor is amazed. She stated my job was way too toxic. I wholeheartedly agreed with her. And that's why I left. For some strange reason, I can't remember the last time I felt great health-wise. The best thing I did was leave that hell hole and find another job where I can be happy, less stressed and feel (and be) appreciated. And thank God it … [Continue reading]

{Giveaway} Rio 2 on Blu-ray & DVD July 15th @FHEInsiders #Rio2Insiders

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 Disclosure: I am a FOX Home Entertainment Insider and receive products for review. All opinions are always my own. Hey everyone! Have I got something special for YOU! You’ve seen the movie Rio, right? If you haven’t, you are missing out on a very cute and comical movie that will keep you laughing throughout the movie.  We have the movie on Blu-ray and my little LOVES to see it every few weeks. We're so very excited about Rio 2 since we haven't seen it yet.  I'm sure Rio 2 will be a huge hit at my house! With Rio 2 available tomorrow on Blu-ray and DVD, you can get more music, more fun and more laughs right in the comfort of your own home. So get ready to shake your tail … [Continue reading]

Ramblings: My Weekend in a Nutshell ~ July 4th

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Hey everyone! How was your 4th of July? I hope you all had a wonderful 4th! As for me, my weekend was great. I spent it with my lovely family. The best part was that it was low-key and without a schedule. I also cleaned, I cooked many meals and I baked a cake. Which also means I ate a lot -- more … [Continue reading]

*Flash Giveaway* Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band – Jul 4 – 6 @ The Bronx Zoo

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Disclosure: As a Bronx Zoo Blog Ambassador, I received a family membership in exchange for my participation.  All opinions expressed here are always my own. This Fourth of July weekend, join Latin Grammy Award-winning trio Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band for a special East Coast appearance at … [Continue reading]

Time to Relax During My Vacation with @Netflix #StreamTeam

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Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Netflix as a part of my participation on the Netflix Stream Team. All opinions are always my own. Hey everyone! I hope you’re all enjoying your summer so far. As for me, my vacation started just a few days ago and I’m taking full advantage of my days off … [Continue reading]

Verizon FiOS Mobile App Makes Cooking Fun! #SomosFiOS

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Disclosure: This post is part of a sponsored campaign with Verizon FIOS (#SomosFIOS). All thoughts and opinions expressed here are 100% my own. Let’s face it. It’s summer. It’s hot out. The sun is shining. The flowers are in full bloom. And the last thing anyone wants to do is slave over … [Continue reading]

The Bronx Zoo has a Summer Camp & I Have a Special Discount for You!!

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Did you know that the Bronx Zoo offers summer camp for kids ages 4 and up? Well they do and they still have a few available spots! Your child can experience a very unique summer camp like no other. All camps are Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. except for the Teen Internship. Zoo … [Continue reading]

Wordless Wednesday: Found on the Whitestone Bridge

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On my way to Long Island, I spotted the cutest Oikos Yogurt Truck. Isn't it cute?? … [Continue reading]

Come Celebrate World Ocean’s Day Event at the New York Aquarium #WorldOceansDay

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Disclosure: I am a member of the Wildlife Conservation Society’s Zoo Crew. This post is part of a sponsored campaign. I received membership for my participation, but my review and opinions are my own. Hey everyone! We just got back from visiting the New York Aquarium and we are beat! It took us … [Continue reading]

Verizon FiOS Now Brings You Fusion! #SomosFiOS #ad

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Disclosure: This post is part of a sponsored campaign with Verizon FIOS (#SomosFIOS).  All thoughts and opinions expressed here are 100% my own. Hey everyone! Something new and exciting is happening with Verizon FiOS. Fusion is the newest channel on Verizon FiOS that features news, pop … [Continue reading]