{Review} Master Lock’s Portable Push Button Key Safe. Plus, 5 Tips to Keep Seniors (or anyone) Safe!

Disclosure: Sample was provided for review purposes only. No other monetary compensation was received. All opinions are strictly my own. With nearly 50 million citizens age 65 and older living in the U.S. and Canada, seniors represent one of the fastest growing population segments, but also a demographic commonly targeted for crime. As part of Master Lock’s ongoing commitment to keep consumers safe through every life stage, they are focusing on senior safety this month  by providing advice and … [Read more...]

Modern Family Season 4 on Blu-ray Giveaway! #Fheinsiders #MyModernFamilyBD

 Disclosure: I am a FOX Home Entertainment Insider and receive products for review. All opinions are always my own. Who doesn't love the hot & lovely Sofia Vergara? She's gorgeous, she's funny and she's the main reason why most people watch the show, Modern Family. Modern Family is a refreshing and funny sitcom about multi-cultural relationships, adoption, same-sex marriage and lots more. They give viewers a peek into what it means to raise a family in this chaotic day and age.  No … [Read more...]

Ten Tips to Remember the Next Time You Visit Your Doctor

Working in a medical office has opened my eyes to many things so I decided to compile a list of things one should think about when visiting their doctor. Here Are Your Ten Tips:   1. Arrive early - If your appointment is for 9am, please allow ample time to check-in.  Expect to arrive at least 5-10 minutes early. Remember, you are not the only patient the doctor has on his agenda. Be courteous to others and never take the doctor's time for granted. Doctors, nurses and your fellow … [Read more...]

MVP #GenerationGo: Tips on Youth Sports (& A $50 VISA Gift Card Giveaway)

Since I have joined the MVP Generation Go Ambassador Program, I have shared many topics with you. From my style of meal planning, my favorite kid-friendly recipe to time management skills, back-to-school tips and more. As a MVP Generation Go Ambassador, I also get to give away, with the help from Kids Fun Plaza, a $50 Visa Gift Card. ;) Learn more about the MVP Generation Go program by going to their Facebook page to like them to get all the updates! Photo credit This week's topic is … [Read more...]

MVP #GenerationGo: My Favorite Back-To-School Tips (& a $50 VISA Gift Card Giveaway)

As an MVP Generation Go Ambassador, it's my duty to share various topics and tips with my readers to hopefully lead a healthy and productive lifestyle.  I've cover numerous topics ranging from exploring your community and my favorite kid-friendly recipe to finding creative ways for recreation and ways to manage your time wisely all while giving away a $50 VISA Gift Card, thanks to Kids Fun Plaza. Nice, huh? Well this week's topic is Back-to-school.  I know in other parts of the country, … [Read more...]

MVP #GenerationGo: Time Management & Setting Goals (& a $50 VISA Gift Card Giveaway)

As an MVP Generation Ambassador, I've been posting about various topics.  I posted about ways to explore your community, posted one of my favorite kid-friendly recipes and about finding creative ways for recreation. This week's topic is Time Management and Setting Goals. In New York, summer is almost over and school will be starting very soon.  With that being said, it’s time to manage my time wisely and set some goals as well. Throughout the summer time, things at our house can sometimes … [Read more...]

Tips On Keeping Your Mascara On Your Lashes

I don't normally blog about beauty because there are tons of beauty blogs out in the blogosphere that I frequent and I learn from them but I think I should at least write posts about things that I do that makes my "beauty time" easier, right? I've been using mascara since I had my son. I was never really into eye makeup before then, just a little eye liner. I was once told that adding mascara to your lashes will make your eyes stand out and they were definitely right.  I love mascara but … [Read more...]

Some “very” useful household tips!

It's hard to think about Spring when it has been so cold but believe it or not, it's just around the corner.  So with Spring ahead of us, there is also some cleaning & projects that goes along with it.  I am always on the look out for new cleaning tips and ways to make the dreadful deed easier so here are some "very" useful tips. Tip #1: If you have a bag less dust buster, don't empty it until you have vacuumed a strip of used dryer sheet.  Let the dryer sheet swirl around for a few … [Read more...]

Works for me Wednesday – Beauty Tips

This is the information I received in an email from E.L.F. cosmetics.  I decided to post it on Works For Me Wednesday because it makes perfect sense.Did you know that old makeup can have contaminants?  That means you can keep lipsticks for no more than a year, eye make-up for up to 3 months, blush for 6 months and nail polish for 2 years. I had makeup that was well over their due date so I threw out a lot.  Although I threw out a bunch of stuff before taking this picture, you can still see I had … [Read more...]

Household Tips

I have three tips I would like to share: When you roast a whole chicken, freeze the whole carcass (after you are done carving the meat out) in a large freezer Ziploc gallon size bag and save it for another dinner - Soup.  You can also boil the carcass with onions, celery, carrots, parsnips, salt, pepper and herbs for at least 4 hours to make a stock. To save time on cleaning your refrigerator, place a long piece of aluminum foil on the bottom of each drawer.  When it's time to clean out … [Read more...]