STRANGE MAGIC is a Must-See Animated Family Film! #StrangeMagicEvent

Strange Magic, Marianne and Roland

  Who’s ready for a little STRANGE MAGIC?!   Get your popcorn ready and take the whole family to the movies this weekend to see this beautiful, animated and unusual love story, told through music. From the mind of George Lucas, two world’s collide and prove to create some STRANGE MAGIC, in a tale of a […]

5 Facts About Elijah Kelley and His Character “Sunny” in Strange Magic #StrangeMagicEvent

Elijah Kelley, Deanna Underwood, Strange Magic Press Day 2015

  Did y’all know that STRANGE MAGIC is coming out on Friday, January 23? Well it is, and I am so fortunate to have been able to screen it ahead of time and interview the cast and creators! By now, I hope you’ve read about my interview with George Lucas, the creator of the movie […]

Brancott Estate Flight Song Wine: Full on Flavor, Light on Calories!

Enjoy Brancott Estate Flight Song Wines

I got the chance to try a tasty, lower calorie white wine, thanks to Influence Central and Brancott Estate Flight Song. I participated in their influencer activation and tried samples, i’ll get a promo item for sharing my thoughts.      Do you all remember when I said that I wouldn’t be making any new year resolutions? […]

George Lucas Talks Strange Magic Movie: Inspiration, Music, and LOVE #StrangeMagicEvent

George Lucas, Strange Magic Interview, Skywalker Ranch January 2015

  It was quite the honor to be able to get an exclusive interview with George Lucas to talk all things Strange Magic! The movie is coming out this weekend, so everyone is gearing up for the release. Lucas and a few others were on hand at Skywalker Ranch specifically to speak with our press group […]

Learning Is Fun with Captain McFinn Swim & Play App for Preschool!

Captain McFinn Swim & Play Preschool App

We’re testing out a fun, educational iPad game for preschoolers, Captain McFinn Swim & Play, in partnership with Influence Central and Captain McFinn. I got a subscription to try out the app, plus another promotional item for sharing. Read on to see why this app is so fun for preschool learning!   In the digital age, […]

3 Things To Tell Your Kids About Martin Luther King, Jr.

I have decided to stick with Love, Martin Luther King Jr

  “Mom, who is Martin Luther King, Jr?”   No matter your age, sex, race, or nationality, it is important that we reflect on our historical happenings worldwide. So, how do you explain, to a child, that a man who practiced positivity and non-violence,was assassinated for doing so?  King is more than a holiday. Although […]

Dry Skin Blues? Get Winter Smooth Skin From Head To Toe With Aveeno!

Aveeno Daily Moisturizing Lotion

I am keeping my winter skin moisturized with Aveeno® Active Naturals® products, i’ll be sharing what I started using as part of a sponsored post for Socialstars and #Aveeno.      In San Diego, we don’t have snow, sleet or frostbite. It’s not as cold as you East Coast and Midwestern states, oh my I feel […]

Scenery and Strange Magic: Photo Tour Of Lucasfilm’s Skywalker Ranch! #StrangeMagicEvent

Skywalker Ranch, scenic views in the mountains, Lucas Valley, Marin County

  Have you ever had a dream about what heaven might be like? A gorgeous place, with amazing scenery, sunshine, clear blue skies, a beautiful lake, and greenery everywhere? A place that is full of wonderful and creative people, music, movies and activities galore? Well, I am pretty sure I’ve gotten close, I discovered SKYWALKER RANCH. […]

Traveling As They Grow: Chicco KidFit Booster Seat Is Great For Big Kids!

Chicco KidFit Bigger Girl

Looking for an adjustable booster seat for your big kid?  Are you using the right car seat? I am working with  Influence Central for Chicco, I received a promotional item to thank me for participating.     Do you know the appropriate ages and stages for your child’s car seat?   Chicco is a well-known car seat brand […]

Sippin’ Pretty: Strawberry and Orange White Sangria

Orange and strawberry sangria with white wine

We had a girls night in, and this strawberry and orange white sangria was a hit! I have partnered with Socialstars and Sweet’N Low with the #SweetNLowStars program to create some delicious, guilt free drink ideas and recipes. Feast your eyes on this…     I don’t know about you all, but college was quite a while ago for me. I […]