Fidget Spinners

7 Ways to Destroy Those Pesky Fidget Spinners

This will end in fire. Trust me on that one. But before we get to the flames, let's talk Fidget Spinners! Yes, fidget spinners. Those pesky, annoying little things that every kid and their brother seems to have these days. Originally created to help kids with ADHD focus in class, they do everything but that these days. If your school's anything like the one my kids attend, these bad boys have … [Read More...]



Father's Day Gift Ideas

For Father’s Day, Give Dad Time to Do These 5 Things

This post is sponsored by Grand Central Publishing. All thoughts and opinions expressed in this post are my own and were not influenced by the company. I became a father when Jason was born (see what I did there? Jason Bourne fans will appreciate that!) more than 14 years ago. To say I had … [More...]

#GoldenGrahams Golden Grahams recipe

Oh Those Golden Grahams Still Kickstart My Saturday Mornings

Funny thing. I'm so not a fan of graham crackers. S'mores? Yes. Regular Graham Crackers, no. However, I make some serious exceptions when you're merely talking about Golden Grahams cereal. Anyone from my generation (read: old) definitely remembers cartoons only being on TV on Saturday mornings. … [More...]

#80sPizzaParty Ellio's Pizza

How to Throw the Most Bodacious ’80s Pizza Party

"I gave her my heart. She gave me a pen." Wiser words have never been spoken on the Big Screen, and if you're a fan of John Cusack or the '80s, those two short sentences speak volumes. They come from 1989's Say Anything, which cued a perfect ending to the perfect Bubble Gum Decade. Yes, the … [More...]

#Cars3Event Cars 3

The Cars 3 Writing Team Reveals the Story Behind the Story

Story is King. That's pretty much the mantra at Pixar Animation Studios, where they tell some amazing stories. From Toy Story to Finding Nemo, the Pixar team seems to flawlessly crank out success after success. But what really goes on behind those closed doors? How do these masterpieces make it to … [More...]

Kirby: Triple Deluxe

Win Kirby: Triple Deluxe (Nintendo 3DS)

Who's hungry for another fantabulous Nintendo Giveaway? This time around, you could win a copy of Kirby: Triple Deluxe for the Nintendo 3DS! Another classic 3DS game gets the "Nintendo Selects" treatment, meaning you can get your grubby paws on this popular game for a mere $19.99! Jason … [More...]

#StreamTeam

Marvel and Netflix Spin More Gold With Danny Rand’s Iron Fist

I can give you five golden reasons right off the bat why you need to watch Marvel's Iron Fist. Seriously, what was the pitch room at Netflix like the day they heard this one? So, Bob, um, this on'es based on a comic book but it's about this rich kid who studies martial arts in a magical place … [More...]

Cars 3 Event

My Pixar Studios Tour Revved Me Up for Cars 3

Walking along the sun-filled campus of Pixar Studios in Emeryville, California, you can't help but feel the physical presence of creativity in the air. It sounds cliche, I know, but after getting a private tour of the grounds, along with two dozen fantastic bloggers on a #Cars3Event, I now have a … [More...]

#ISleepTo #Sleeptracker Sleeptracker

These Days #ISleepTo Make Sure I’m As Active As My Kids

"To Sleep, perchance to dream." It's one of my favorite Shakespeare quotes mainly because of the sleep reference, not so much the dream. Whether or not, Bill had a Beautyrest Sleeptracker monitor of his own, we'll never know. But sleeping was clearly on his mind. Yeah, I love sleep. Always have. … [More...]

TortillaLand Mexican Lasagna

Meatless Mexican Lasagna with Fresh TortillaLand Tortillas

I never gave tortillas much thought before. That is, until I traveled to TortillaLand! Okay, so TortillaLand® isn't really a place, it's a product. Though I'd certainly be up for arguing that it's also a super fresh and delicious state of mind. My wife and I have really been working on eating … [More...]