Family Is What You Make It @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. Family.  How would you describe YOUR family? Wild? Crazy? Comforting? Warm? Unstable? Tight-knit? Whatever it is, it's your unique family. I would say my family is a mixture of The Barones from Everybody Loves Raymond, a little bit of The Chance Family from Raising Hope and Roseanne. Weird you say? Nahhhh. They're a little nutty, dysfunctional and crazy but they're full of love, understanding and support.  I wouldn't trade them for the world! No family is perfect but I'd like to say that my family is perfect for me. We’re all a part of … [Continue reading]

Get the Best Possible Deal When You Switch To Verizon FiOS #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. Are you paying too much for cable television? Are you thinking about cutting expenses to afford the high cable bill? Well don't! Make the switch to Verizon FiOS to get the best possible deal with all your favorite channels. As you may know, I've been a dedicated Verizon FiOS customer for over 4 years and I don't have one single regret.  Actually I've never been happier with my decision to switch.  I no longer have to deal with glitches, blue screens, no sound or no cable at all due to technical difficulties. There's a lot to consider … [Continue reading]

Wordless Wednesday: Walking Through Poughkeepsie

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A day early....;) It's been like forever since I did a Wordless Wednesday. Last week we took the kids to the Hudson River for a nice brisk walk by the Pougheepsie Train Station and I just had to take pics.  Hope you enjoy!!    … [Continue reading]

{Giveaway} Boston Market’s Newest Item: Slow Braised Pulled Pork #‎PulledPork‬

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Boston Market has a brand new item on their menu that is quite tasty and satisfying. It's Slow Braised Pulled Pork. If you love Boston Market, then you should really try the pulled pork.  It's DELISH! My family and I finally tried it a few days ago and we all loved it. Although the pulled … [Continue reading]

{Easy Recipe} Copycat Bang Bang Shrimp from Bonefish Grill

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My husband and I discovered Bonefish Grill a few months ago after I received a gift card from one of the PR agencies I did work for.  After our first visit, we were hooked! The ambiance, the food (OMG - the Bang Bang Shrimp was our favorite!), the wine and the service. Everything was … [Continue reading]

Be Sure to Check Out the #FightOfTheCentury: Mayweather vs Pacquiao on FiOS PPV. Plus, a giveaway! #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. The wait is over. Witness one of the most anticipated sporting events in recent history as pound for pound king Floyd Mayweather puts his legacy on the … [Continue reading]

I’m Addicted to Bloodline, An Original @Netflix Series #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! Long time, no blog! I know things have been a little quiet here but I'm back. After my little one got sick twice and gave me her nasty cold once, … [Continue reading]

Motivational Monday: How To Get Over The Hurt

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If you're a regular reader of New York Chica (thank you!!!), you know that I never post about politics or any religious beliefs but after going to church this past Sunday and hearing the Pastor talk about how to get over hurt feelings, I felt like I needed to share it on my blog. When someone … [Continue reading]

Penguins of Madagascar: Free Activity Sheets & A Giveaway! #PenguinsInsiders

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Disclosure: As part of the FHEInsiders program, I received a Blu-ray copy of this film. No other compensation was received. All thoughts and opinions expressed are 100% my own. They're cute... they're cuddly... they're back! From the creators of Madagascar comes the hilarious new movie that proves … [Continue reading]

New Exhibit at AMNH ~ Opening April 4, 2015 ~ #LifeattheLimits: Stories of Amazing Species

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My daughters and I were invited to a media preview to check out AMNH's (The American Museum of Natural History in New York City) newest exhibit, Life at the Limits: Stories of Amazing Species.  And amazing they are! Let me ask you a few questions. What if you could hold your breath for up to … [Continue reading]