Celebrate The Dads In Your Life This Father’s Day! @gmtgiftbaskets #fathersday #ad

I've always felt that fathers don't get as much credit as they deserve on Father's Day. For some reason, Mother's Day is always such a huge holiday and when the dads' special day rolls around, it's not always sprinkled with the same fanfare that moms get. In our home, we make sure that we always show our love and appreciation for my husband because he is just the most wonderful father to our two sons and deserves to be pampered and recognized. The problem is that, when it comes to gifts, my husband is really difficult to buy presents for because he is not very materialistic and doesn't really spend a lot of money on himself. I knew that this year it was going to be important to make him feel really special because we have spent a few tough months here in New York City due to the pandemic. Since my husband is an essential worker, he has worked every single day while everyone else has been sheltering in place. As soon as I saw the Family Game Night Gift Crate from Gourmet Gift … [Read more...]

Manage Arthritis Pain While Staying Active! #Salonpas @Salonpas #Giveaway #Ad

May is National Arthritis Awareness Month, and in the United States, 23% of all adults—over 54 million people—have arthritis. As a Leukemia Survivor, I have developed arthritis due to some of the medications that I take even though I'm only 43 and I always thought that elderly people were the only ones who suffered from this pain. Unfortunately, as a busy Working Mom, I don't have time to be in pain but I don't like taking any additional prescription medications, if I can avoid it. Thankfully, I have discovered that Salonpas® is available to arthritis sufferers whose activities have been limited, and who suffer from severe joint pain. As someone who was raised in Spain, where people are less reliant on taking pain for pills than other countries, I was excited at the prospect of being able to use a topical analgesic to treat muscle, back and joint pain. The truth is that, worldwide, topical analgesics, physical therapy, and other approaches are often considered before … [Read more...]

Mistress Of Evil Pie Pops #Maleficent2 #Giveaway #Ad

There is nothing more intriguing than a villainess, especially when she is Maleficent. I had the pleasure of viewing Maleficent 2 this month with my family and I loved it! The special effects in the movie were spectacular and I really enjoyed all of the mythical characters from the Moor. Of course, Angelina Jolie's portrayal of Maleficent was absolutely brilliant! From her costumes to her dark humor she was the perfect one for this role. Disney's most iconic villain when Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, starring Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning and Michelle Pfeiffer, has arrived on Digital and Movies Anywhere, 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and DVD. The thrilling sequel to 2014's Maleficent includes brand-new bonus features, extended scenes, outtakes and an exclusive extra for Digital consumers. The years have been kind to Maleficent and Aurora. Their relationship, born of heartbreak, revenge and ultimately love, has flourished. Yet hatred between man and the fairies … [Read more...]

The Perfect Refrigerator To Fit Your Lifestyle! @BestBuy @LGUS #ad

      After having my entire kitchen remodeled a few years ago, I can tell you that choosing the right major appliances is no easy task. After all, there are many things to consider including whether you enjoy cooking or not, what smart-home technology you are looking for, and your overall lifestyle. If you are a High-Touch tech fan like I am, the new LG InstaView™ Door-in-Door® Refrigerator with Craft Ice™ Campaign at Best Buy may be right for you!     LG’s newest InstaView™ Door-in-Door® refrigerators have all of the features you need to become the consummate home entertainer. They feature dual ice makers with Craft Ice™ automatically create crushed, cubed and LG’s exclusive slow-melting round ice on demand, for upscale, craft drinks at home - helping beverages taste their best longer. This means that you can entertain your friends and loved ones during special events and holidays.     I especially love how the LG InstaView™ design lets you see inside your refrigerator without … [Read more...]

Keep Kids Smiling With Little Bites! #LoveLittleBites #BackToSchool @Entenmanns #Ad

    It's been a crazy couple of weeks with all the hustle and bustle of going back to school. We have all been adjusting to the new schedule and I have been trying to keep up with my sons' and nephews' appetites when they get home from school in the afternoon. For some reason, they are always famished and complaining about how being at school all day really made them hungry.     Some of their favorite treats to enjoy are Entenmann’s Little Bites® snacks because they have the yummy taste that my boys love and are a good choice that parents like me also want, which keeps everyone smiling together. Entenmann’s Little Bites muffins are baked soft and moist, using real ingredients such as strawberries, blueberries and bananas, are perfectly pre-portioned and portable, and contain no high fructose corn syrup and zero grams of trans fat per serving.     With more than 10 varieties to choose from, like Chocolate Chip, Blueberry, Party Cake, Fudge Brownies, Banana and more, there’s a Little … [Read more...]

Enjoy Smart Home Technology With The Bosch 800 Series Dishwasher! @BOSCHHOMEUS @BestBuy #Ad

    It's amazing how our priorities change as we get older. This surprising epiphany has come to me recently as I realize how excited I get about appliances these days. As a Working Mom who juggles a hectic work and home schedule, I cannot begin to stress how much I value anything that makes my life easier. The new Bosch 800 Series dishwasher falls right into that category with its ability to deliver the engineering and reliability that busy moms like me need!     The new Bosch 800 Series dishwasher delivers a sparkling clean and dry with advanced PrecisionWash technology and patented CrystalDry™ technology. Imagine never having to worry about how clean your dishes are because CrystalDry™ makes sure that all your dishes come out clean and dry, including plastics.* This is probably my favorite feature because I don't have to worry that my sixteen year old is going to shove all the dishes in and they won't be cleaned properly.      Its large interior … [Read more...]

Make Your Kid’s Passion Clear With Mott’s! #ClearPassion @Motts #Ad

    Being a parent certainly does not come with an instruction manual. As your kids get older, they start to assert themselves as individuals and share their goals and passion with others. My thirteen year old son has always had a passion for music and singing and, lately, he is also starting to express his individuality through his clothes and his hairstyle.     This summer, Mott’s is introducing NEW clear applesauce pouches that not only provide parents with a healthy snacking option, but also make it "CLEAR" that they echo the passion that moms have for their kids' personal talents and interests.     Until August 30, parents can submit photos of their kids pursuing their passions via Twitter or Instagram by tagging @Motts and using #ClearPassion and #sweepstakes for a chance to win. One grand prize winner will also receive a year’s supply of Mott’s for the family.     As you can see, my son loves enjoying these new applesauce pouches while he hangs out with me outside. I love that … [Read more...]

Take The Family Fun Pledge! @AWRootBeer #AWRootBeer #Ad

    If your family is like mine, you enjoy spending quality time together whenever possible. Unfortunately, with our hectic schedules and how tied our sons are to their smartphones, we have to set aside time to disconnect from technology and connect in more meaningful ways. This summer, our family is taking the Family Fun Pledge to go technology-free every Friday night and just focus on being together.     My own mother has always loved A&W Root Beer and it has been part of our family gatherings for years since our childhood. This summer, to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of A&W Root Beer, families can take the Family Fun Pledge and receive a coupon redeemable for a FREE 2-liter bottle of A&W Root Beer which can be used to make family time even sweeter. After all, the summer will be over before you know it and then everyone will be wrapped up in the hustled bustle of Back to School.     In our family, we like to watch movies together during Family Fun Night and my husband … [Read more...]

Introduce A New Generation To Dumbo! #Ad

    There are just certain films which stand out as being an important part of one's childhood because of the impact that they had. In my case, I can say that Dumbo has been one of those movies for me. It definitely was one of my favorites when I was a young girl and, aside from loving all of its characters, I've always been touched by the relationship between Dumbo and his mother. Now that I am a mom, this resonates with me even more.     As a result of these fond memories, I am so excited to announce that DUMBO, the grand live-action adventure from Disney and visionary director Tim Burton, which expanded on the beloved animated classic and sent spirits soaring, becomes available on June 25. An all new generation can fall in love with this heartfelt story when it swoops into homes on Digital in HD and 4K Ultra HD and Movies Anywhere, and physically on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD - with never-before-seen bonus features, deleted scenes, bloopers and more!     In “Dumbo,” struggling … [Read more...]

Celebrate 20 Years With Entenmann’s Little Bites! @Entenmanns #HBDLittleBites #Ad

    Entenmann's® Little Bites® is celebrating its 20th birthday in a big way! Their Little Bites 20th Birthday Bash Sweepstakes is awarding 20 lucky winners the ultimate prize pack, including a $500 gift card towards throwing your child a birthday party bash! It's so exciting to know that Entenmann's® has been bringing smiles to families for so many years. They have definitely been a part of many of our gatherings and celebrations as a family over the years.     Entenmann’s® Little Bites® muffins are baked soft & moist using real ingredients! They have a yummy taste kids love and are the perfect choice that parents want— all together in the same, easy-pouch, on-the-go snack! We pack a pouch of Little Bites® snacks anytime we are heading out during the week! My sons especially love enjoying them on the way to basketball practices and drama rehearsals.     Our family's “Happy Birthday” wish to Little Bites® is that they will … [Read more...]