Vacation Planning Tips for Tech Lovers

This post about vacation planning tips for tech lovers is sponsored by MyPostcard App.  All opinions are my own. Going on vacation is fun but technology can make it easier and more memorable if you use it right!  No, you shouldn't scroll through Facebook and ignore your family.  From travel tech gadgets and smartphone accessories to photo postcard apps, there are a ton of ways to use technology for good on your next family vacation. How to Plan the Perfect Vacation I am a woman of simple needs when it … [Read more...]

A Tailgating Essentials List for Fall Sports Fans

Tailgating is a lifestyle and it is gearing up quickly this month.  If you look forward to tailgating season, it's time to get your grill and cooler ready to go.  But, there is more to it than just hot dogs and beer. Make sure you have everything you need with this tailgating essential list!  What is a tailgate game? If you are new to tailgating, you may not even understand what tailgating means.   Basically, a tailgate game is a a party that revolves around sports.   It is basically an outdoor social … [Read more...]

Love Great Science Fiction Novels? Read Micro: A Novel By Michael Crichton

I have been on vacation for the last two weeks and it has been heavenly!  I have had plenty of time for walks, spending time with family, and reading a few great science fiction novels!  Before I left, I picked up an intriguing book by Michael Crichton called Micro: A Novel and it was an amazing story!  I thought I would share a quick review of it with you in case you are looking for some summer reading inspiration! Micro: A Novel By Michael Crichton and Richard Preston Purchase this Michael Crichton Novel on … [Read more...]

Captain Marvel Steelbooks for Movie Collectors!

This post about Captain Marvel Steelbooks for Movie Collectors is sponsored by Best Buy.  All opinions are my own. When you have a family as obsessed with superheroes as mine is, you see a LOT of Captain Marvel movies.  Over the last ten years, my kids have gone from elementary school to college but have never lost their love of Marvel Comics, vigilantes, and superheros.  We saw the new Captain Marvel movie when it was in theaters, but if you missed it, you can now snag the Captain Marvel Steelbook version from Best Buy for … [Read more...]

How to Protect Electronics during Summer Fun

If you have a fancy new cell phone or iPad, you may be wondering how to protect electronics once they leave the safety of your house.  Summer is almost here in Georgia and we have loads of things planned in the coming months.  We will spend plenty of time in the garden and hanging out at the pool.  There will be trips to the beach and plenty of time in a hot car.  My teens are connected to their phones constantly and protecting your electronics during summer fun can save a ton of money on repairs and … [Read more...]

Tips for Hosting an Awesome Game Day Party

These tips for hosting an awesome game day party have been sponsored by Best Buy.  All opinions are my own. I live here in Atlanta where there will soon be a huge influx of football fans to watch this years big football game.  You know, that BIG GAME that is totally super but no one is supposed to use it's official name ever? I decided to share a few game day party tips, as well as some info about the new 77-inch LG OLED television.  It is seriously an awesome viewing experience for your upcoming football game … [Read more...]

Romantic Movies for Couples Perfect for Date Night!

Some days, we just need to spend time reconnecting with our significant other.  The week is long.  The kids are annoying. Date night doesn't have to mean expensive dinners out or trips to a crowded movie theater.  These romantic movies for couples will make date night inexpensive and enjoyable!  Make a few appetizers together.  Grab a blanket. Get those kids to bed early!  Choose one of these romantic movies for a fun date night in with your partner. Romantic Movies for Couples Perfect for Date Night! Let me … [Read more...]

If You Could Be Mine by Sara Farizan

In If You Could Be Mine by Sara Farizan, Sahar has been in love with her best friend, Nasrin, since they were six. But Iran is a dangerous place for two girls in love.   This is a book that my teenage daughter read and absolutely loved.  She recommended I read it when we headed over to London last week so I took it along to keep me busy on the flight.  Let me just say that the person sitting next to me heard some serious sobbing as I finished this story! While there were a few things I didn't like about the book, … [Read more...]

Add These 5 Things to Your Wedding Plan Checklist

This wedding plan checklist has been sponsored by Zola.  All opinions are my own. I just found out recently that my niece is getting married next year.  And she is on the ball when it comes to her wedding plan checklist.  She already knows that they want an outdoor wedding and how many guests they want to invite.  They have already discussed a tentative menu and other little details that make a wedding YOUR special day.  I don't think I was that organized about wedding planning when I got married and I'm impressed! If you will be planning … [Read more...]

Great Hostess Gift Ideas and Gift Giving Etiquette

With the holidays fast approaching, have you started looking for great hostess gift ideas?  You want to stock up and be prepared for those last minute party invites!  I thought I would share a few ideas that I found for inspiration for you hostess gift shopping! Before I get to the cool gift ideas I came up with, how about we discuss a bit of hostess gift etiquette first! And buying hostess gifts early is just one way to prepare for holiday parties.  Check out my post on how to get ready for Christmas for more ideas! Hostess Gift … [Read more...]