The Bigger Screen: 7 Steps for Viewing Your PC on Your TV

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There's nothing more epic than watching V For Vendetta or Batman or Disney's Frozen on your iPhone, right? Get real. There are times when you can get away with watching movies like these on a dinky screen, but really, you want to experience the full effect on a large T.V. Most people these days are also using programs and websites like to download their favorite videos from YouTube so that they can burn them to a DVD and watch them on the big screen. Just a warning: if you decide to do this, remember to … [Read more...]

Home HVAC Systems: Smart Steps That Can Save You Major Money

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Most homeowners are way overdue for a new HVAC system, but they wait because of the costs. Here’s how to cut those costs and still get a quality system that will last for many years. Install The HVAC Yourself This can be a risky proposition if you’re not a DIY’er, but even if you are, there are risks. First, you’ll need rare tools that aren’t cheap, some places require you to be licensed and permitted to install such systems, and you often can’t buy the equipment you need without a license. You also can’t buy refrigerants. But, maybe you … [Read more...]

Strange Magic Recipes, Printables, Bonus Clips and Giveaway #StrangeMagic

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Now available on DVD and Digital HD is the musical adventure film, Strange Magic. I wrote a quick review of Strange Magic earlier this week and I loved it. It was simply adorable. You can buy it on Amazon right now! In commemoration of this week’s release of Strange Magic, I wanted to share these spell binding fun crafts and yummy magical snacks for you to enjoy! I also have great news! I am able to giveaway one copy of Strange Magic to a reader! Check at the bottom of this post for your chance to WIN! Strange Magic Bonus Clip - A Certain … [Read more...]

Tomorrowland in Theaters 5/22 -Fun Facts about #Tomorrrowland

Tomorrowland arrives in theaters tomorrow! Are you planning on seeing it this weekend? I am planning on taking my older son on Sunday. He survived the school year so he should get a treat. I am so looking forward to seeing George Clooney and Hugh Laurie in this film. Be sure to check out the fun Tomorrow Coloring and Activity Pages I posted about yesterday.  In honor of the film releasing tomorrow, below the trailer are some fun facts about the film! FUN FACTS • Director/writer Brad Bird is no stranger to the world of Disney and it isn’t just … [Read more...]

Tomorrowland Coloring & Activity Sheets #Tomorrowland


With Disney’s TOMORROWLAND (rated PG) arriving in theaters everywhere this Friday, May 22nd, I wanted to share some fun coloring sheets, mazes, etc. inspired by the new movie!!! These coloring & activity pages are easy downloadable PDF files so you get full awesome pages of fun! "From Disney comes two-time Oscar® winner Brad Bird’s riveting, mystery adventure “Tomorrowland,” starring Academy Award® winner George Clooney. Bound by a shared destiny, former boy-genius Frank (Clooney), jaded by disillusionment, and Casey (Britt Robertson), a … [Read more...]

Strange Magic Arrives on DVD, Digital HD/SD and On-Demand May 19th #StrangeMagic

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 “Strange Magic” is a music-filled fairy tale about finding true love in the unlikeliest of places. This magical adventure features a host of colorful characters including a princess who has sworn off love, a dubious villain, a slightly nutty Sugar Plum Fairy, a tenacious elf, a mischievous imp, and a knight who is no Prince Charming. Bring home the enchanting tale the whole family can enjoy today!   George Lucas brings you the story of a music-filled fairy tale about finding love in the unlikeliest of places in Strange Magic on DVD, … [Read more...]

Declare war on leaks and be an #UnderWarrior with U by Kotex


This spring I am determined to have as safe and secure skirt & tank top season as possible- I've signed up to be an #UnderWarrior! U by Kotex has rolled out an incredible re-engineered pad with a brand new technology called 3D Capture Core. 3D Capture Core Technology is a unique and one-of-a-kind center that locks away wetness, putting a halt to leaks and helping you feel fresh, secure, and confidant! I have some really great warm-weather outfits I plan on wearing this season. Gone are the bulky jeans and sweaters from last winter! I want … [Read more...]

Vegan Mushroom-Tofu Lettuce Wraps with Peanuts and Cilantro Recipe


I have a real love of lettuce wraps, especially in the summer. Heaping a tasty pile of yum into a cool, crisp lettuce leaf and enjoying that crunch and the flavor, it's just the best thing ever. And it's incredibly easy to make a very flavorful, healthy version at home and enjoy it any time you want! The only fiddly part is the chopping, which when you're doing mushrooms can get a little tedious, but the rest of it all comes together so quickly that it's not that big a deal. If you aren't very familiar with tofu, never fear. Tofu tends to take on … [Read more...]

Caress #LoveAndAdore Twitter Party & Caress Forever CVS Deal

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Disclosure: This is a sponsored post on behalf of CVS and Caress. As always, all opinions are my own. Caress worked with a master perfumer by the name of Loc Dong to develop two amazing new scents- Love Forever, and Adore Forever. Loc Dong, along with 25 other scientists across 4 continents have worked to develop the Fragrance Touch Technology, which releases fresh bursts of scent every time you touch your skin! They wanted to make sure the scent of both washes was more of a boutique scent and that they lasted longer than just the length of a … [Read more...]

Great Ways to Use PayPal


It’s safe to say that online payments have become part and parcel of our everyday lives and rightly so, the portability and simplicity of paying for items online makes our lives a million times better. One particular facet of online payments that’s proven to be quite popular in the last couple of years is PayPal. For those that aren't particularly familiar with it, PayPal is an e-Wallet system that uses a series of secure servers to provide users with a third party payment system. What we mean by this is it lets you buy items online without having … [Read more...]