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TobyMac Hits Deep Tour

TobyMac is a creative and talented artist who has been making music for decades. Some of my favorite TobyMac songs include Lose My Soul, Me Without You, Made to Love, and well, every TobyMac song I have ever heard. He is one of my all-time favorites. If you have not heard of him, head over to […]

Star Wars: The Last Jedi (Spoiler Free Review)

The conflict between good and evil and dark and light is a conflict that is as old as time itself. Stories centering on this struggle have intrigued mankind for generations. This conflict shows up in religion, literature, and in our movies. Maybe that is why the Stars Wars franchise has been so successful. The story […]

Disney-Pixar’s Coco

Miguel was raised in a family with a generations-old ban on music. Despite this, Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, the late Ernesto de la Cruz. Seeking a chance to prove himself and win his family’s approval, Miguel makes a choice that sends him to the Land of the Dead.  Along […]

4 Steps Mothers and Daughters Can Take to Reduce Breast Cancer Risk

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and to recognize this important time, I am excited to share some practical ways that mothers and daughters can work together to reduce their breast cancer risk. This is a sponsored post in partnership with Breast Cancer and the Environment Research ProgramBreast cancer is a scary thing to talk about. […]

2017 Toyota Prius Prime Advanced (Plug-In Hybrid)

Disclaimer: I have been a lucky girl because I get to drive Toyota vehicles from time to time as part of a media partnership. All opinions are my own.I have driven quite a few Toyotas including Camry, Rav4, 4Runner, and my favorite the Highlander. I’ll admit that I had heard one too many Prius jokes […]

Same Kind of Different As Me (Movie Preview and Ticket Giveaway)

A new family-focused movie, Same Kind of Different As Me (based on the book), is going to hit theaters October 20 and I am excited to tell you about the film and give you a chance to win two Fandango codes to go watch it. The movie tells the story of Ron and Debbie Hall, a married […]

Leap! (Movie Review)

Félicie dreams of going to Paris and to become a famous dancer. Her best friend Victor wants to become a respected and famous inventor. Together, they take a leap of faith, running away from their orphanage to chase their dreams. However, they soon find that dreams require work, and maybe a little luck. Leap! is a fun, family-friendly movie […]

Tropical Rice Krispies Treats

I never really ate Rice Krispies treats until I was an adult. These sweet treats were not something that we ate in my home when I was growing up and so I do not make them for my family very often. However, my kiddos love Rice Krispies treats and so we have been experimenting with […]

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Blu-Ray Extras

Like most people who watched Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, I really enjoyed it. The characters from the first movie return and there are some surprises in the character development and story lines of many of them. The movie has a lot of action and violence, but it is also one of the funniest movies […]

The Nut Job 2

I was surprised when I heard a sequel to The Nut Job was being released. I’ll be honest, I did not like the first movie much. Contrarily, my daughter was “nuts” about the movie (sorry, I couldn’t resist). When she heard about The Nut Job 2, she was very excited and was happily looking forward […]

All Saints (Movie Review)

There is a lot of noise and negativity in the world these days. I am trying to make a concerted effort to focus on the positive and make changes where I can. One easy change is supporting movies with a positive message. The movie All Saints is based on the inspiring true story of Michael Spurlock, a […]

Spider-Man: Homecoming

I know what you are thinking. Spider-Man has been done, and done again so why should you go see this latest iteration? You should see this movie because this Spider-Man is unique. Not only because it is the result of a partnership between Disney and Sony, but because it is an entirely new take on the character […]