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Blogger Bash Social Suite 2014 #EAEvents

Blogger Bash Social Suite 2014 #EAEvents

This last week, as a part of my job at Element Associates, I coordinated the Blogger Bash Social Suite from 4-6 PM last Friday afternoon where hundreds of bloggers poured through and experienced a number of fun sponsors including the ones you see pictured and listed below. The bloggers attending were the first to see the new Miii jewelry collection by Joseph Nogucci. Miii bracelets are crafted from semiprecious stone beads and gleaming rhodium-plated magnets  designed to bring all of … Read entire article »

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eBook Review: Coffee Filters to Cheese Graters: Creative Ways to Use Just About Everything

eBook Review: Coffee Filters to Cheese Graters: Creative Ways to Use Just About Everything

* I received a copy of this eBook to facilitate my review. All thoughts and opinions are my own.* During the summer, I read a TON more than I do during the rest of the year. Afternoons spent by the pool and trips to the beach are practically MADE for relaxing with a book (or e-reader) in hand. I was given the … Read entire article »

As Seen on TV: Wubble Bubble Ball Review

As Seen on TV: Wubble Bubble Ball Review

*I was sent product in order to facilitate this review. All thoughts and opinions are my own.* I’ll confess that I’m a sucker for “As Seen on TV” products. My house is full of kitchen gadgets, cleaning products and appliances I saw on TV. Very few of those products really live up to their hype, so I try to resist purchasing … Read entire article »

Planes: Fire & Rescue Twitter Party #ArribaPlanes

 Sponsored   “Planes: Fire & Rescue” is a new comedy-adventure about second chances, featuring a dynamic crew of elite firefighting aircraft devoted to protecting historic Piston Peak National Park from raging wildfire. When world famous air racer Dusty (voice of Dane Cook) learns that his engine is damaged and he may never race again, he must shift gears and is launched into … Read entire article »

The 2014 Hurricane Season is Upon Us- Are You Prepared?

The 2014 Hurricane Season is Upon Us- Are You Prepared?

My husband and I have always made sure to keep extra supplies for emergencies and we are fortunate that hurricanes don’t typically come this far inland but we do get power outages during storms and have friends in hurricane zones. Right now, Hurricane Arthur is headed for Southern shores and a little planning goes a long way to surviving difficult … Read entire article »

Have a Food Safe 4th of July!

  The smell of barbecue on the grill, happy picnics with family and friends, pool parties with hamburgers, fresh veggies and delicious fruit and colorful fireworks all evoke the essence of summer and true Americana. We dream about it all year long and rejoice when the season of sunshine and outdoors has finally arrived…summer! Before you gear up for your plethora of … Read entire article »

Rio 2 Mobile Summer Party Tour Coming to Philly July 1st!

Rio 2 Mobile Summer Party Tour Coming to Philly July 1st!

Want a great way to kick off your 4th of July weekend? The Rio 2 Mobile Summer Party Tour is kicking off right here in Philadelphia next Tuesday, July 1st, in Franklin Square Park, located at 6th and Race Sts.! Bring the whole family to see the Mobile Party Truck from noon- 6:30pm. The party truck has two viewing stations featuring … Read entire article »

Harmonious Childhood: 7 Benefits to Music-Making

Harmonious Childhood: 7 Benefits to Music-Making

Even as a little baby, my son responded to different tunes and rhythms. If he cried, I would just tap out a syncopated rhythm and the change up would grab his attention. By age two he was singing along in the car and demanding we “name that tune” as he hummed. Music was a big part of my childhood, too. My Fantasia … Read entire article »

Summer is the Perfect Time to Head Outdoors and Discover the Forest

Summer is the Perfect Time to Head Outdoors and Discover the Forest

Bright sunshine, a fresh breeze, warm weather and the sounds of birds tweeting are just a few of the great things about summer. The gorgeous weather alone is compelling enough to tempt anyone off the couch and I am making it a point to get my family outdoors and active all summer long. Valley Forge National Park is very close … Read entire article »

#TakeCare and Get Covered!

#TakeCare and Get Covered!

  So many people in this country are still without health insurance. Did you know that more than half of the uninsured could find insurance for less than $100 per month (under $50 for people under 35)?  The uninsured are exposed to significant financial risk from medical issues, accidents or emergencies. Even young and healthy individuals are at-risk. One trip to … Read entire article »