The Home30 Challenge with the Philips Airfryer

Photo courtesy of Philips Airfryer

I've been challenged. The challenge is to make a home-cooked meal every day, for 30 days using a Philips Airfryer. To facilitate this challenge, I've been sent a Viva Collection Digital … [Read more...]

Broccoli Pizza Inspired by Inside Out {Plus a $100 Fandango Giveaway!}

The following post about INSIDE OUT, broccoli pizza, as well as the Gift Card giveaway is sponsored by Fandango Family. Photos and details of INSIDE OUT in the post are courtesy of Fandango and … [Read more...]

Beyond camping: Pigs in a blanket on the grill

Delicious pigs in a blanket - on the grill! #WhataGrillWants AD

This shop about pigs in a blanket on the grill has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #WhatAGrillWants #CollectiveBias Before kids Alan and I … [Read more...]

25 Rainbow Party Food Ideas

25 Rainbow Party Food Ideas

Yesterday marked a change for many, a day where "gay" marriage just became marriage. To celebrate and support friends and family, I wanted to share 25 rainbow party food ideas with you all. Whether … [Read more...]

Traveling with Kids: Preparing for the Baby Blowout

A small basket with baby blowout essentials #MagicBabyMoments AD

This shop about preparing for the baby blowout has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MagicBabyMoments #CollectiveBias Even if you are a well … [Read more...]

Give your emotions a good night sleep with this giveaway from Mattress Firm

Super wonderful Mattress Firm Inside Out Giveaway!#SleepEmotions #InsideOutEvent #ad

Haven't seen Inside Out yet? Letting your EMOTIONS get the best of you? How about a good night sleep? I'm FINALLY seeing the rest of Inside Out tomorrow (after the crud ran through our house) … [Read more...]

Super cool things to do on a trampoline!

Did you know you can turn your trampoline into a giant chalkboard? Whether it's a game of tic tac toe or a beautiful mural, let your imagination soar! #SpringFreeFamily SPONSORED

This post was sponsored by Springfree Trampoline. The opinions are completely my own based on my experience. My first trampoline memories are at my friend Maia's house. A large rectangular … [Read more...]

Inside Out: From Script to Screen

You guys, it's my last post for my journey to Pixar Studios to learn about Inside Out that comes out THIS WEEK ON JUNE 19TH!! I hope you've enjoyed following along, and that you've gotten to learn a … [Read more...]

Discover Your Inner Champion: McFarland USA is on BluRay

You ever have a movie you want to show your family to inspire them? To make your kids want to work harder even when things are rough? McFarland USA is that movie. In the tradition of Disney sports … [Read more...]

25 Super Cute Pig Crafts for Your Preschooler

An oink oink here and an oink oink there, here an oink, there an oink, everywhere an oink oink. Looking for super cute pig crafts for your preschooler? Look no further. Here are 25 fun ideas to … [Read more...]

More is More S’more Brownies inspired by Inside Out

Inside Out opens in 9 days! Which means I'm getting lots of emails full of cool photos, trailer clips and activities surrounding the film. Oh, and did I mention recipes? Lots of recipes. Including one … [Read more...]

I LAVA you! (The story behind Pixar’s latest short)

Uke from the new Pixar short, LAVA #InsideOutEvent

Perhaps one of the biggest treats of screening the first 50ish minutes of Inside Out this spring was getting to see Pixar's latest short, LAVA. We had a  LAVA themed reception full of tasty treats. … [Read more...]