Warning: This post contains two extremely gory images from the zombie comedy "The Santa Clarita Diet". If blood and dismemberment are offensive to you, as they are to me, you may want to click away. That said, I include these images to make my point. Disclaimer: I'm a member of the Netflix Stream Team, which means that I get a year's worth of … [Read more...]
Making Memories, DAVANNI’S Restaurant Style
Being a frugal (i.e. dirt poor) blogger... I am always happy to review local restaurants in exchange for a gift card or three. This is to the advantage of both my family and...um....me. My kids get snockered up on pizza & breadsticks... And I get to satisfy my overwhelming need to be … [Read more...]
Our New Family Favorite: ShineOnMe Safety Reflectors
When sweet Eliana from ShineOnMe Safety Reflectors asked if we'd like to try out their product... I said "Sure!" because how cute are they? (The answer to that is "Very cute.") Cate, a high school sophomore, quickly claimed this fun fox reflector: Whereas Rolo the Guinea … [Read more...]
Jack Nicklaus Ice Cream: a Review AND Giveaway
~ This post is dedicated to sweet Colleen, to Wayne and to their Family ~ Live well, laugh often, love much. ~ Updated at 11:00 p.m. on Sunday: We have a winner! Deb C., (Commenter Number 24), I will be in touch about sending you your gift card and coupons. Congratulations, and thank you everyone for participating! First of … [Read more...]
A Trip to India…to France…to Jail.
My #StreamTeam Post for the Month of May Alternately Titled: There's an ep for that! Let's talk about traveling on a budget. Let's go to India. Let's have fun. Let's love. Guys, I just watched two movies via Netflix and really truly loved them both. Coincidentally (or not), they were both about the Indian … [Read more...]
April Netflix #StreamTeam Review
The “11th Hour” Edition Seriously. It's my April review and I'm writing it on April 30th? I have no shame, clearly, but don't want to tick off the good folks at headquarters, who keep sending me courteous but insistent emails. "Have we somehow missed your post?" No, you haven't missed my post, because I'm a great big blogging loser, and … [Read more...]
Making a Clean Sweep for Spring!
Or: That Time these People Saved my Space When Eric Rogers, owner of White Lotus Cleaning in Minneapolis, emailed to ask if I'd like a free spring cleaning in exchange for a review, I didn't hesitate: "Oh, no thank you, Mr. Rogers. When it comes to cleaning I am IN CONTROL." And Eric was all like, "April Fool's?" And my … [Read more...]