{Review} Enjoying the Summer with Suddenly Salad

Disclosure: The information and prize pack have been provided by General Mills through MyBlogSpark. During the colder months, I tend to stay away from salads. I prefer hot, hearty meals in the winter to keep me warm and toasty.......but isn't that the norm with everyone? In the summer, I’m all about salads and smoothies. It’s easy for me to maintain my weight in the summer because I’m not indulging in all of those carbs for dinner. ;) Recently, I received an email from MyBlogSpark to try … [Read more...]

“Family Flick Night” Gift Pack Giveaway

How does going to the movies for FREE sound to you? Sounds good, uh? I don't know about you but I don't remember the last time my family and I went to the movies. Number one reason: It's quite expensive, especially when there's five people going.  Between the movie tickets, popcorn, drinks for everyone AND candy, the price of a movie outing can easily cost approximately $60 (depending where you live). You know for $60, you can buy a few bags of groceries, right?  That is exactly why I … [Read more...]

We Have Two WINNERS!!!

I apologize for being so late with choosing the winners of two giveaways that were posted on my blog.  I have a lot on my mind and I simply forgot. So without further ado, here are the two lucky winners: The winner of the Tyler Florence Wish-Bone Prize Pack is... Congratulations!!! Emily is our lucky winner of a great prize pack from Wish-Bone!! Please email me your shipping information to Lisa [at] newyorkchica [dot] com within 48 hours to claim your prize! The winner of the … [Read more...]

MyBlogSpark and General Mills Sweet and Salty Review & Giveaway

My family and I love our snacks.  After dinner, we like to have a sweet or salty snack to calm the savage beast within us (LOL).  We can't help it. It's that time to relax, watch some TV and enjoy each other's company.  But there are times when we have nothing to snack on so I'll drive to our local convenience store to get some much needed grub. When I'm at the store, I tend to browse all the aisles looking for that perfect snack, especially when I'm alone.  Either I'm looking for something … [Read more...]

General Mills Cereals | Review

Thanks to General Mills for allowing MyBlogSpark for sending me 4 VIP coupons for free boxes of cereals to help my family get in the habit of eating the most important meal of the day – breakfast.  My kids and I went shopping for a few staples like milk, bread, eggs and of course some cereals. I told each of my kids that they can choose one cereal that had the General Mills brand on the box and this is what they chose: Cookie Crisp Honey Nut Cheerios Reese’s Puffs I chose my all-time … [Read more...]

Fight Hunger With Shoprite and General Mills

Ever since I was a little girl, I 've seen so many hungry children on television and in real life.  It hurts me to know that so many kids and even adults  go to bed hungry and they don't even know when their next meal will be right in front of them. So I'm glad to let you know that  Shoprite has created "Shoprite Partners In Caring" campaign to fight the hunger and start making sure no child or adult is left hungry. Below is what they're all about: ShopRite ShopRite Partners In Caring is a … [Read more...]