Compensation and products for review were provided by Glidden via MomTrends. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions of Glidden. On May 4th, all of our hard work on Brielle’s gorgeous new room culminated with her Disney Princess room reveal and PJ party! Weeks of planning [...]
Welcome to the Music Is Something Beautiful Giveaway Event! Organized by: Mom Knows It All Special thanks to our co-hosts: Tunica Mama, The Minister’s Wife Stamps and Saves, and Giveaway Promote. Please be sure to give them a visit and say hello. Meet our sponsor – the band Oleander. Oleander is a Sacramento, CA rock [...]
My parents have had this hanging on the wall in their hallway for some time. No idea why. Thanks for stopping by! If you have a picture up for Wordless Wednesday, leave your link below! Then head on over to From Val’s Kitchen and Here And There.
Two days ago marked six months since Hurricane Sandy plowed through our area. I simply cannot shake the thought of it this week. Maybe because it’s getting media coverage again. Or maybe it’s just because it’s still that bad. This is one of the photos that has stuck with me since that day. It was [...]
It has been six months to the day since Hurricane Sandy swept through this area, devastating my community. The area is still so damaged. It will take a long time to recover from the bruises and the beating that we took. We will never be the same. I took the photos in this slideshow myself [...]
Almost wordless. One word – fantasticallyawesomeandamazing! The rest of the words are all over in my Something Beautiful album review. Well maybe a few more words. I haven’t stopped listening to it in a week. It is turning into one of my favorite albums EVER. I love it so much I named it George. Just kidding. [...]
No compensation or product was received for this review. This one I do out of love for the album, the music and the band. I listen to music all of the time. Mostly rock. Did you ever have something come onto your iPod, iPhone or mp3 player and wonder “what was I thinking when I [...]
Today is the 4 year anniversary of Lap band surgery. This is what I looked like in 2008. I don’t even have the words. It’s been a hell of a journey – what with lung surgery and all – but I’d do it again. I’m 8 pounds short of the goal I will accept – [...]
Oleander, one of my favorite bands for many years, has a new album out that released yesterday. One of their older songs, “Champion”, makes me think of my parents. Life is so short, and we never know what tomorrow will bring. I was talking with someone yesterday about my point of view as a child [...]
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In February when I went to LA for the red carpet premiere of the Disney movie Oz The Great And Powerful I had the pleasure of staying at the Langham Huntington Hotel in Pasadena, where ABC’s The Bachelorette Ashley & J.P.’s wedding took place. The Langham Hotel in Pasadena is unique among hotels in Los [...]
Today, March 21, is World Down Syndrome Day. The United Nations General Assembly officially declared March 21 as World Down Syndrome Day back in 2011, even though people had already been observing it for a few years before that. World Down Syndrome Day is recognized on this day because being the twenty-first day of the [...]
REVIEW AND GIVEAWAY – PPG Pittsburgh Paints The Voice of Color Refresh Your Space Challenge – @voiceofcolor
In the spirit of full-disclosure, I’ve partnered with PPG Pittsburgh Paints and received product, coupons, premium items and reader giveaway items as part of my participation. However, no payment was given or expected for posting about the program, and as always, all opinions given here are fully my own. We’ve had white walls, or off-white [...]