Into The Woods: From Stage To Screen Featurette

Have you seen “Into the Woods”? It was released in U.S. theaters on Christmas Day 2014. Unfortunately, because I was ill during the holiday, I have not taken my kids to see it yet. But, it is definitely on the list of things to do ASAP. In the meantime, we can now view this featurette […]

Save Time & Money: Partner With Me As Your FREE Personal Shopper!

Are you a Shop Your Way Rewards member? If so, then you already know all of the great perks that come along with it. If you’re not, I would love to tell you all about it. First of all, it is completely free to join! You can do that here. Second, you can earn and […]

Learning To Make Gnocchi From Scratch

I am 100% Italian. At least, that is what I tell people when they ask. Technically, I am first generation “American” since I was born here in the United States (many, many years ago). Both of my parents were born in Italy. My mom’s family immigrated here in the 1950’s when she was only 13 […]

Appreciate The Little Things ~ January: Celebrate New Beginnings {Monthly Series}

I am willing to bet you’ve heard “don’t sweat the small stuff” more times than you care to count. I can relate! However, I’ve also been reminded to “appreciate the little things”. I do that every single day! This post is the first in a monthly series. It is inspired by the AVON 2015 calendar: […]

Clearance, Coupons, and Gift Cards Rock My World

I love shopping! However, it’s not the spending money part I enjoy. The adrenalin rush I get from scoring a GREAT DEAL is amazing. Combining clearance, coupons, and gift cards rocks my world! My kids and I exchanged Christmas gifts with my brother today. We didn’t get to see him on Christmas Eve because I […]

New Year New Everything In 2015!

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! I am starting the year by writing my first post on this blog. New year, new everything in 2015! I have high hopes for the next 365 days. Not that 2014 was a bad year. On the contrary, it was very good to me. However, I am setting several goals for myself, my […]