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Klondike Kandy Bars

Me with my Klondike Kandy Bar

Disclosure: This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Weave Made Media and Klondike, but all of my opinion are my own. #WeaveMade #KandyBar http://my-disclosur.es/RgFrEH   Summertime is finally here, and it is leaving just as quickly as it came! I can't believe there is stuff out for back-to-school already! I am just not ready for that yet, I want the summer to stay forever; minus the extreme heat... since I don't have air conditioning right now. I … [Read more...]

Shark Tank on CNBC

Shark Tank on CNBC

I love Shark Tank, we actually have it on DVR now and we watch it all the time as a family. We try to guess who is going to make an offer on each business, and if the sharks are going to like the product or not. Sometimes I end up Google-ing the item to buy it for myself, or just to look into it further.  I have great news for all of you fellow Shark Tank lovers! CNBC is now airing back-to-back episodes of Shark Tank on Tuesday nights!  I received this awesome … [Read more...]

Rio 2 DVD giveaway

Rio 2 movie poster

Rio 2 is being released on DVD in just a few short days, July 15th, 2014 to be exact. If you want a copy, here is your chance to get one for free! I have teamed up with the Fox Home Insiders to give a copy to one lucky reader.  Synopsis of Rio 2 It’s a jungle out there for Blu, Jewel and their three kids in RIO 2, after they’re hurtled from that magical city to the wilds of the Amazon. As Blu tries to fit in, he goes beak-to-beak with the vengeful Nigel, and meets the most … [Read more...]

Rio 2 activities and printables

Rio 2 printable 3D soccer ball

Rio 2 is being released on DVD on July 15th! If you didn't see it in theaters, now is the time to buy it and enjoy it with your family... if you did see it in theaters, I don't have to tell you how adorable it is, or how funny, or how charming, etc. etc.  To get ready for the launch of Rio 2, the Fox Home Insiders have given me plenty of Rio 2 activities to share with all of you! You can click on the link to print them out and share them with friends and family!  Rio 2 … [Read more...]

Denver Botanic Gardens Chihuly


Denver Botanic Gardens presents the Rocky Mountain Region's first major outdoor exhibition of artwork by celebrated American artist, Dale Chihuly. Chihuly's sculptures – which range in size and forms bring a new, gorgeous, life to the gardens. You will be in awe of your surroundings, not only because of the gorgeous gardens, but because of the amazing sculptures that fill them.  Chihuly is renowned for his glass sculptures, which use bright colors and interesting formations to … [Read more...]

Guardians of the Galaxy IMAX 3D first look

Guardians of the Galaxy Poster

Marvel and IMAX are giving fans across the country an AMAZING first look at this summer's highly anticipated epic adventure, #GuardiansOfTheGalaxy, through 17 minute IMAX 3D showings! Visit http://www.seeitfirst.net/pin/552287  to register and download your FREE admit 2 passes for your chance to see this special footage at a theater near you!   Theatres in the Front Range include UA Colorado Center, AMC Highlands Ranch, UA Colorado Mills and AMC Westminster Promenade – pick … [Read more...]

Walmart To Go Twitter party #WalmartToGo

Walmart gift card

As a participant in the Walmart to Go First program, I’ve received a personal invite and payment for my time and efforts in creating this post. I am a big fan of Walmart-to-go, as I've mentioned before, and now I am hosting a Walmart-To-Go Twitter party! We will be giving away some really great prizes too!  Join us for a fun Twitter party, where we will chat about Walmart's awesome online grocery delivery and pickup service, Walmart To Go! The 4th of July is only a few days away, … [Read more...]

Red, white, and Blue 4th of July Recipes

Sweet and salty sparklers

I have another Red, white and blue 4th of July recipe for you to enjoy!  Sweet & salty sparklers Layered with white chocolate and studded with sprinkles and M&M’s, our pretzel treats add flare to any party spread. Cover a baking sheet with waxed paper. Melt 1 cup of white chocolate chips in a medium, heat-safe bowl according to the package directions. Use a spoon to drizzle 1pretzel rod at a time with chocolate (you’ll have enough chocolate to make a dozen), … [Read more...]

Red, White and Blue 4th of July drinks

Red, White, and Blue 4th of July drinks

Red, White and Blue 4th of July drinks! I have another simple 4th of July recipe idea for you! Red, White, and Blue 4th of July drinks! What could be more festive?  Red, white, and cool cubesTricolored spritzers offer a refreshing way to celebrate the Fourth. Make several trays of ice cubes with beverages colored red, white, and blue (we used cranberry juice, water, and Powerade Mountain Berry Blast). To serve, place the cubes in separate buckets and let guests make … [Read more...]

Preparing for bad weather

The Weather Channel app

Colorado, and other states, have been seeing some really crazy weather recently. I know that this is pretty normal for spring/early summer, and because I know that, I also know that preparedness is very important. We all talk a big game about being ready, and most of us know what we should do in order to be ready but we don't do it. I have an "it will never happen to me" mentality that I know is silly and will bite me at some point. Let's talk about some things that you/we can do to prepare for … [Read more...]