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ivivva Summer Festival hits Boston! #ivivva #ivivvasummerfestival #Boston #ad

June 13th, 2016 at 07:06 am
Lululemon is the icon when it comes to women’s active wear, so you can have high expectations from ivivva (the tween active wear) from them.  There are many ways that...

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Minions on DVD Giveaway (9 copies)

December 15th, 2015 at 02:12 pm
  We all watched Despicable Me excitedly. Then we watched Despicable Me 2 and was glad to make the fun last longer. But we wanted more! We were fortunate because the...

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Starting 2015 with a bang… literally!

January 30th, 2015 at 08:01 am
January 30th and it has taken me forever to come up with the right words to write my 1st post of the year. Not because I did not have enough to say, ask hubby how that is...

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Don’t Text and Drive and AT&T’s It Can Wait Campaign! #ad

December 22nd, 2015 at 03:12 pm
Personally I can never understand people who text and drive. No, not because it is illegal and you can get caught but because it is dangerous. Very, dangerous! A staggering more...

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  • ivivva Summer Festival hits Boston! #ivivva #ivivvasummerfestival #Boston #ad
    Lululemon is the icon when it comes to women’s active wear, so you can have high expectations from ivivva (the tween active wear) from them.  There are many ways that tweens and teens are becoming more adult like and frankly most of them don’t excite me, but...
    by at June 13th, 2016 at 07:06 am
  • Don’t Text and Drive and AT&T’s It Can Wait Campaign! #ad
    Personally I can never understand people who text and drive. No, not because it is illegal and you can get caught but because it is dangerous. Very, dangerous! A staggering more than 98 million Americans (!) get ready to hit the road for the holidays (according to a...
    by at December 22nd, 2015 at 03:12 pm
  • Gifts for guys from AT & T #ad
    I don’ know about you but I typically struggle with buying gifts for guys. Part of it may be attributed to the fact that I come from a family of 5 sisters and no brothers, or part of it could be because maybe the females in my life have been more vocal about their...
    by at December 22nd, 2015 at 03:12 pm
  • Gifts for all, from big to small from AT & T! #ad
    One stop shop this holiday season at AT&T where anyone and everyone can be gifted. A few of my favorites are: The Ion Clipster Active I love that it is wireless and BlueTooth enables! The fact that it is waterproof means that it is safe around the kids (juice boxes...
    by at December 22nd, 2015 at 03:12 pm
  • REVIEW: Cirque du Soleil’s TORUK
    I’ve always wanted to attend a Cirque du Soleil performance. I had heard there was nothing like it and even before being married with kids it was my aim to get to one. Life often gets in the way of actually living life to the fullest. So when the chance came to see...
    by at December 17th, 2015 at 07:12 am
  • Minions on DVD Giveaway (9 copies)
      We all watched Despicable Me excitedly. Then we watched Despicable Me 2 and was glad to make the fun last longer. But we wanted more! We were fortunate because the guys at Universal Pictures kindly gave us Minions because we could not get enough of those yellow creatures. About...
    by at December 15th, 2015 at 02:12 pm
  • Black Friday? Try Black December! #ad
    This post is sponsored by AT & T! You survived Black Friday (high five) and you lived to tell the tale but guess what? You still missed several important people on your list. Lucky for you AT & T has specials all month long. Don’t be waiting until the last...
    by at December 5th, 2015 at 11:12 am
  • 6 Festive mobile Apps to help Ring in the Holidays! #ad
    AT&T suggests a few apps to help you through the busy Holiday Season.  Sponsored by AT & T   The holiday season has proven to be a busy time for just about everyone. From shopping for gifts, reconnecting with friends and family, to organizing parties – there...
    by at December 5th, 2015 at 11:12 am
  • If you want to believe what you are seeing, you may want to check your vision! #ad #VSP
    Disclosure: This is sponsored content created for VSP but all views are my own and are not associated with VSP. So VSP, the amazing vision care company, did this amazing survey VSP “Open Talk about Open Enrollment Poll”  about how people feel about open enrollment...
    by at November 18th, 2015 at 02:11 pm
  • Who’s ready to shop? AT & T may have something for you! #ad
    The following post has been sponsored by AT & T! This summer I moved to a new home. It is on a cul-de-sac and has a dream kitchen (we built it) but my favorite thing about the home is that I am 5 minutes away from the mall. I know! So while I start my shopping earlier...
    by at November 18th, 2015 at 02:11 pm
  • Disney-Pixar’s Inside Out Giveaway! 4 Copies up for grabs! #ad
    I’m a huge Pixar fan! Animation which manages to entertain adult and child alike. Inside Out hits the sweet spot for me for so many reasons like the female protagonist, the emotional roller coaster and of course the amazing cast (Poehler and Kaling kill it). More...
    by at November 12th, 2015 at 09:11 am
  • Advance Screening of Columbia Pictures Goosebumps #GoosebumpsMovie #Boston #ad
        This Sunday is my birthday. It is also my husband’s birthday. Yeah, we like to keep it weird like that here. Well, we’re not the only one with a birthday coming up, so is R.L Stine. Well how about you get the presents for this fab occasion?...
    by at October 8th, 2015 at 07:10 am
  • RECIPE: Layered Chicken and Kale pies with Hood Sour Cream! #ad #FastFamilyMeals @hphood
    So as my final post for  Hood® Sour Cream I’ve created a dish inspired by one of the winners in the Hood Sour Cream Fast Family Meals Contest. If you want to be inspired by the submissions then follow the #FastFamilyMeals hashtag to see what others are whipping up.  While...
    by at September 28th, 2015 at 01:09 pm
  • RECIPE: Spicy Shrimp on Skewers the Hood way! #ad #FastFamilyMeals @hphood
    By now you would know that I’m a Hood® Sour Cream ambassador and I’ve been excited to share with you my concoctions with Hood Sour Cream. Today I have for you one of my favorite recipes which also happens to be something you can whip up easily on a weeknight. Spicy...
    by at September 8th, 2015 at 07:09 am
  • Review: Black Point Inn in Maine! #ad
    Last year I visited Migis Lodge by Sebago Lake in Maine and the proof of how much I loved the place was plastered all over my walls in the form of photos. My husband has been arguing that it could easily replace Cancun as our favorite vacation spot (no, seriously!). So when...
    by at August 14th, 2015 at 11:08 am
  • There’s a new Hood Sour Cream Contest in town! #FastFamilyMeals #ad
    There’s so much fresh news in the air: I moved (yay for me) and I’m a Hood® Sour Cream ambassador (yay for us). I was stinky thrilled to work with Hood® Sour Cream (and for those wanting the lighter option there’s Hood® Light Sour Cream) for 3...
    by at August 11th, 2015 at 08:08 am
  • Review of Stoweflake Mountain Resort & Spa at Stowe in Vermont! #ad
    Travel is one of those things that guided me to move to the USA. I honestly believe if I was a millionaire I would spend all my money traveling. When I was approached to take a test run of the Stoweflake Mountain Resort and Spa, we were in the midst of debating a home sale...
    by at June 17th, 2015 at 07:06 am
  • Recipe: Vegetarian Pesto Pizza! #ad #PYREX100
    Everyone has their Pyrex story, so when Pyrex asked me to be a part of their campaign to celebrate their 100th year anniversary I was giddy.  If you want to see more goodness from the Pyrex 100 celebration check it out the Pyrex 100th anniversary page! I was honored to...
    by at June 12th, 2015 at 10:06 am
  • RECIPE: Arugula Walnut Pesto! (VEGAN)
    RECIPE: Arugula Walnut Pesto! (VEGAN) INGREDIENTS 4 cups packed fresh arugula 2 cloves garlic 1 cup pure olive oil 3 tablespoon walnuts, toasted Salt and freshly ground pepper (adjust to your taste preference) DIRECTIONS Place all ingredients in a blender/food processor...
    by at June 12th, 2015 at 08:06 am
  • Have Some Ice Cream and Join the Green Light Movement #JoinGreenLight #ad
    I’m a huge fan of Ben & Jerry’s (the brand and the ice-cream). Their level of wit and progressiveness marry well (and those flavors don’t hurt either). I am also a vocal advocate of Climate Change (yes it is a thing and no it is not an opinion). I’m...
    by at April 14th, 2015 at 12:04 pm
  • Advance Screening DreamWorks new movie Home (Passes available)
    Home is a movie my kids spied as a trailer while watching another months ago and my little one noted that it was close to her birthday so wanted it as her birthday surprise party. Don’t you love how excited kids get about their birthday? My favorite thing about this...
    by at March 17th, 2015 at 07:03 am
  • Alvin Ailey hits #Boston! Win 4 tickets!
    As far as I can remember I have been in awe of Alvin Ailey. And all of this just from blurbs and on television. The moves mesmerized and captivated me to literally jaw dropping moment. There is no doubt that talent oozes out from the performance. About Alvin Ailey Alvin Ailey American...
    by at March 16th, 2015 at 07:03 am
  • Party, with a Side of a Cause! #PartyLikeAGoodSport #ad
    In a world of “gimmees” setting a tone of gratitude at birthdays seem most apt. Last year we asked guests to bring in canned food for the joint birthday for my daughters and it was giving a present to the guests to as I heard them express gratitude of doing something...
    by at March 16th, 2015 at 06:03 am
  • An open letter to my loves! All of them! #PutYourHeartToPaper
    The following is a post sponsored by Hallmark but all words are mine alone! To my dear husband Ramesh, I recall my mom saying that she felt bad for the guy that had to live up to my high standards and me telling her, the right guy would consider our relationship worth it....
    by at February 12th, 2015 at 11:02 am
  • Disney On Ice presents Frozen in Boston! (Giveaway)
    You would have to be living under a cave to have not heard about the movie Frozen. Even if you are one of the rare people who resist watching it (I can’t understand why), the Frozen euphoria that has swept the world would not go unnoticed. Since Frozen hit the circuit...
    by at February 10th, 2015 at 10:02 am
  • Chatting to Nicole Kidman about the movie Paddington! #paddingtonmovie
    I was fortunate enough to get a chance to interview Nicole Kidman. I was even more fortunate to do it over the phone, which meant I could sit in my sweatpants and not feel so inadequate in her beautiful company. Nicole Kidman has grown on me as an actress. I think as I matured,...
    by at January 30th, 2015 at 08:01 am
  • Starting 2015 with a bang… literally!
    January 30th and it has taken me forever to come up with the right words to write my 1st post of the year. Not because I did not have enough to say, ask hubby how that is never possible, but because as you get more “known” the pressure to say the right thing...
    by at January 30th, 2015 at 08:01 am
  • How to Train Your Dragon 2 on DVD (Giveaway)
    How to train your dragon (the first one) has always been one of my favorite movies. There was so much heart and the part where he lost his leg left me in tears. It was difficult to imagine that How to Train Your Dragon 2 would improve on that. Or even just not disappoint....
    by at December 6th, 2014 at 09:12 am
  • Get passes to an advanced screening of Paddington! (200 available) #Boston
    Paddington has been a bear I have grown up with. I’ve watched it as child and followed keenly on his adventures. The first time I went to London, I made a point of looking up Paddington and why yes of course I went to Paddington Station. I also got myself a pin and...
    by at December 4th, 2014 at 01:12 pm
  • Get passes to an Advance screening of Annie! #Boston (50 passes)
    Annie was a movie that we all grew up on.  It was a classic tearjerker that filled us hope and joy. That spunky red hair was iconic. Time for an update! I am so excited about this movie more so for the cast. The original was a tough act to beat and the producers and directors...
    by at December 4th, 2014 at 08:12 am
  • That time we slept in the Museum Of Science! #Boston
    I have done some pretty crazy things in life, thanks to the blog, and outside of it. Flying up in a chair with helium balloons for promotions with the movie UP, ziplining in Utah at a conference, cruising TWICE, Cancun (TWICE), Disneyworld (TWICE), Disneyland, and so much...
    by at December 1st, 2014 at 09:12 pm
  • GameStop Cyber Monday Deals (Win $50 GameStop gift card)
    There are many people who love Black Friday, me I’m a Cyber Monday girl. Listening to the radio the top 2 categories for sought after items is technology followed closely behind by toys. GameStop gaming provides a marriage of both worlds and on cyber Monday it is heaven.   Here...
    by at December 1st, 2014 at 04:12 pm
  • Instantly Framed: from phone to frame! (Discount code)
    Raise your hand if you take a million more photos with your smartphone! Now keep your hand up if you are consistent with printing and managing your pictures? I thought so! Just too many of you out there like me who are click happy but not so print happy. I don’t know...
    by at November 23rd, 2014 at 03:11 pm
  • $300 Minted Holiday Cards Giveaway!
    The holidays are my favorite time of the year. Everyone is smiling, reflecting and loving. One of the favorite parts of the holidays is the receiving of holiday cards. Seeing everyone’s warm faces as they adorn our walls fills the air with love. It is why I take pride...
    by at November 20th, 2014 at 07:11 pm
  • Great American Bulb Swap hosted by Cree LED Bulbs
    I love little changes to my home that not only save the environment but my utility bills too. Cree is going to show us the New Cree LED bulb which is shatter-proof, so wave goodbye to glass shards and also costs a mere $7.97. It lasts up to 22 years and personally I know...
    by at November 20th, 2014 at 06:11 pm