Janice - Celebrating Family

Disney’s Moana

Moana, Disney’s latest animated movie, is about a girl who knows she was made for more than her father is training her to be. She loves her people and her home, but she feels an internal pull toward a different destiny. Moana is a beautifully told and artistically animated tale that is part comedy, part adventure, […]

Healthy Paws Pet Insurance (Plus Leash Giveaway)

“A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.” – Josh Billings Dogs have been a blessing to me and some of my fondest memories involve the dogs who have been in my life. Max, Sable, Buster, Maya, and many other pups made me laugh and showed me love. […]

5 Tips for a Successful Meatless Monday

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MyWayToVeg #CollectiveBias Meatless Monday is growing in popularity with more and more meat-eating people committing to go meat-free one day a week. Motivation varies from trying to make healthier choices to reducing one’s impact on the environment. I hope […]

Doctor Strange (2016)

The superhero movie genre is strong and ever-present these days. The Marvel movies are dominating the scene and who isn’t enjoying that? However, as good as the modern superhero movie trend is, it can become a little formulaic and familiar. That is not necessarily a bad thing, but when a superhero movie comes along that […]

Family Dinners, Italian Style

Compensation was provided by Bertolli Frozen Meals. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and are not indicative of the opinions of Bertolli Frozen Meals. Italian food is one of my favorite things to eat. Eating Italian food has always seemed like a special occasion to me. I think it is just inherent […]

Front Seat Safety Matters

When I was a kid, my sisters and I had some pretty heated disputes over who would sit in the front seat. I recall one day when I yelled shotgun and dove in through the open car window into the front seat. In my mind, I deserved to sit in the front seat because I […]

Office-Friendly Gift Basket for Him

This post has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. This post was sponsored by Starbucks as part of an Influencer Activation. I received compensation and complimentary products to facilitate my review. #StarbucksCaffeLatte #MyStarbucksatHome #CollectiveBias I love to give my friends and family members gift baskets. I find […]

Red Sea Party Punch

Football season is in full swing and in celebration I’ve joined a group of bloggers from all over the country — all of whom are big football fans — to bring you football-inspired recipes this season. Last month we shared our favorite tailgating recipes, and now we are sharing more than 60 recipes for celebrating […]

Pie Face Showdown

This post was sponsored by Hasbro as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. Sibling rivalry can be such a difficult minefield to navigate. I honestly believed that because my children were four years apart, they would never fight because of the age difference. […]

Back to School with Chapstick (Plus Giveaway)

There are certain things every backpack must have if we want our kiddos to arrive at school well-equipped. We are familiar with the most obvious items, the ones on the list you get from your child’s school: pencils, paper, scissors, crayons, folders, and so many more. Just make sure that while you are picking up […]

Grilled Asparagus

With the official start of football season around the corner, it’s time to tailgate. Sundays are so much better this time of the year! To celebrate, I joined a group of 64 bloggers (two for each team) from all over the country to bring you recipe ideas for a terrific football party. Click on their links at […]

Caramel Apple Snack Mix

Fall is my favorite time of year.  I love the colors, flavors, and holidays of fall. To celebrate autumn, I whipped up a fun and tasty recipe to share with you all. This caramel apple snack mix is simple, easy, and delicious. There are only five ingredients: Cheerios, dried apples, peanuts, caramel bits, and cinnamon. Scroll […]