Can We Just Let Carrie Fisher Rest Already?

Carrie Fisher was never a name in my life that stuck out to me.  In fact, until The Force Awakens truth be told I had no idea who she was.  I had never heard of her for some weird reason.  Maybe because I wasn’t a Star Wars fan (gasp).  However, I do remember Princess Leia.  I do remember the name, face and the accolades. I do remember googling her and falling in complete love with a woman I had no idea was so cool.  Her honest interview with Oprah filled…

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Find Your Inner Wonder Woman (with Chicken)

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Tyson Foods and SheSpeaks. All opinions are entirely my own. WONDER WOMAN and all related characters and elements © & ™ DC Comics and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Feeding my family becomes a laughable experience in my house. I often wonder if my littlest boy is ever going to move outside of the few things he is willing to eat. My oldest has a little better of a palate but still has an issue with trying new things. Sad…

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Freshest Fast Food Salad on the Planet

  This is a sponsored post in partnership with Wendy’s restaurants. All parts of our story are our own! Food is always a struggle with being a working mom of two boys with hungry stomachs. Trying to get them fed before their game is nearly impossible and grabbing fast food is always the first on deck when life gets in the way and my kids complain about being hungry. Getting my boys to eat something other than burger and fries is always a challenge.  Getting them to eat a salad?…

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How to Have Fun on Father’s Day in New Jersey

‘Tis the season for water parks and summer adventures! This year, we’re  thankful for Morey’s Piers & Beachfront Water Parks for providing us with a perfect Summer getaway location! We’ll be visiting this weekend to celebrate Father’s Day and there is a ton of stuff to do – for the whole family! We are going to stay at the Pan American Hotel where they have a great bistro called Alosi’s Bistro where we’ll be stopping for breakfast!  There are two new amazing attractions at Morey’s including KONG and artBOX:LAB. Kong was an iconic boardwalk landmark…

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Dear Body: Help Me Out Here?

Dear Body, You really are a piece of work, ya know. I mean, I starve you—you get smaller.  I feed you—you get bigger.  I try to get you to move—you get pissed.  But then again this inner fat girl is dying to come out.  Why can’t you just accept you for you and stop trying to make yourself as close to perfection as YOU think perfection is?  I look at my fingernails and think—ew—I need a manicure or take this polish off.  I look at my arms and think—FLOPPY JOES!!!!…

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