Show & Tell Tuesday: Episode 9

Show and Tell

This week, I've got something HOT to show you and it's all because of a book I'm reading. It's called "Does This Clutter Make My Butt Look Fat?" (Answer: yes). So as I'm going through every single corner of my house, I'm asking some hard questions … [Continue reading]

Field Trip Friday: Sharks, jellies, and an unforgettable moment in history


In case you missed last week's post, I'm attempting to have a field trip (re: adventure) with my son every week this summer. Work is important. And I still work. But I'm learning to rearrange my schedule and work smarter so that I can spend more time … [Continue reading]

A Chance for You to See How Awesome Roku Can Be #NGKInsider {Giveaway}

Life Without Cable

We gave up cable TV over two years ago. I never thought I'd be able to do it. In fact, I was adamantly against it. It wasn't that I watched a ridiculous amount of TV. The truth is that I spend way more time on my laptop than I do staring at a … [Continue reading]

Show & Tell Tuesday: Episode 8

Show and Tell

You guys. This is my EIGHTH episode. Another five episodes and it will be like I just filmed a major network series while I sit and anxiously hope it gets picked up as a mid-season replacement. (Note to entertainment network executives: My agent … [Continue reading]

The 10 Best Military Movies on Netflix Right Now

Military Movies

I watch Netflix all the time and admittedly their on-device (in my case, Roku) search function is in desperate need of improvement. When we sit down to watch TV, even though we have hundreds or possibly thousands of titles to flip through, we're … [Continue reading]

Field Trip Friday: Disney, Philly, and a most unfortunate ending

Field Trip Friday - Philly Style

Last summer, the week before school was to start, I realized that I hadn't spent much quality time with Evan at all. He spent his time playing outside or with me at the pool. But the days just blended into one another. Don't get me wrong. That's … [Continue reading]

How Do You Say Thank You to a Veteran?


One of the joys of working from home is being able to go out to lunch with my husband on any given day. He works from home as well and since our son is at a day camp this week, he invited me to a very romantic lunch at the local Chinese buffet in … [Continue reading]

Show & Tell Tuesday: Episode 7

Show and Tell

It's as simple as this. I've got some stuff I want to show you so every week I'm doing it old school. It's time for Show & Tell! Because some people like a good video prompt now and again, I'm encouraging you to participate. If you … [Continue reading]

My Twist on Fan Fiction

Fan fiction is typically when an über fan of a popular and published piece of work (movie, book, TV show) extends the story by creating new fiction with the same characters and background. I'm not really sure how all that works legally but apparently … [Continue reading]

Is That All There Is?


Songs show up in my iTunes library without my knowledge of how they got there. Songs like "Is That All There Is?" - a live performance of song Peggy Lee made famous in the early 60s. The version in my musical cabinetry is a live performance sung by … [Continue reading]

How Leaky Batteries Became Taboo at My House

Battery Leakage

We had lovely evening plan for New Year's Eve last year. Lovely for a suburban family of three, that is. No partying all night or spending extravagant amounts of money on downtown celebrations. Nope. We were opting for a steak dinner on the grill at … [Continue reading]