Keep Your Whole Family of Devices Safe with #FSecureSAFE

I have a love/hate relationship with computers. Always have. Doesn't matter if it's a Mac or a PC, there are so many amazingly awesome things you can do on a computer... and so many frustrating time-killers as well. Ever hook up a printer and use it immediately? How about creating a home network with all your devices? Or even more fun, messing around to create the ultimate wifi connection in … [Read More...]


My Childhood Defined By Comics, Cartoons, Atari and Pizza

Everybody's got a "Happy Place." You know, that island in your mind you go to when you just need to get away and relax from the stress of life? Yeah, mine isn't so much a place as it is a decade. I may have been born in the '70s, but I grew up in the '80s. I am most definitely a child of the Bubble … [More...]


The King of Rest Decrees No More Fridge Sleeping

Since I was a teenager, I've had the most incredible superpower in the world: Sleep. Yeah, yeah. I know, anybody can sleep. But I made it a work of art. On weekends, I never even realized there was a world before noon. When I went off to college, I skillfully chose my classes so that the earliest … [More...]


Finding Peace With Captain America Civil War

What's so civil about war anyway? Absolutely nothing if you ask Guns n' Roses or two former avenging friends Iron Man and Captain America. Tony Stark and Steve Rogers are currently duking it out on the big screen in the mega-fantastic film Captain America: Civil War. (Super short spoiler-free … [More...]


Win a Samsung Galaxy Edge 32GB Smartphone #‎FSecureSAFE

You know what they always say: Safety First! Whether you're talking about tightrope walking or surfing the Web on your smartphone, it's a theory worth listening to. When it comes to safety, it's something many of us take for granted. But from the moment we were born, there was always someone … [More...]


Sears In-Vehicle Pick-Up Solves the Mother’s Day Dilemma

Moms have the hardest (and clearly worst paying) job around. They also have the most important job anyone could ever undertake. Sure, anyone can cook, clean, and dress their kids. Keeping the little guys and gals alive is a full-time gig but that's only a fraction of what a mom does. There's the … [More...]


Go for the Gold with Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

This summer, the Olympics head to Rio! But you don't need to buy a ticket to Brazil to get in on the games. At least not at the moment... That's because our old friends Mario and Sonic are joining their friends for the latest and greatest Nintendo Olympic game! Our fine friends over at Nintendo … [More...]


Win Marvel’s Civil War Hardcover ($35)

Have you picked a side yet? It's all everyone in the nation is talking about these days. Two sides polarized against each other in a political battle of epic proportions. Oh, sorry. No, I'm not talking about some silly old Democratic or Republican campaigns. Is anyone really talking about them? … [More...]


Ratchet & Clank Leap from PlayStation to the Big Screen

I've had a lot of video game platforms in my lifetime, but right now I'm so wishing I owned a PS4. Yes I did own an original PlayStation and even a PS2, but life got in the way and I haven't kept up with it. Recently, I had the privilege of attending an early screening of the Ratchet & Clank … [More...]


7 ‘Super’ Films on Netflix to Hold You Over Until Civil War

We're only a few weeks away from the battle of the century. No offense to Joe Frazier or Muhammad Ali. I'm talking about Captain America versus Iron Man in the insanely anticipated Captain America: Civil War movie coming out on May 6. While I've watched (and rewatched) all the Marvel Cinematic … [More...]

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Blog Spotlight: Jana from Merlot Mommy

Blogger: Jana Blog Name: Merlot Mommy How did you get started blogging? I started out blogging about crafts and wine. Years ago I thought it would be fun to document step-by-step crafts and card making. I gave that up really quickly when I realized that was kind of boring. But I do still … [More...]

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Win a SABRE Personal Alarm (RAINN Edition)

If you read my recent post, you know that April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Protection Month. And the best way to fight against this is by making some serious noise. Hopefully my post helped due that by raising awareness. But another way to make some noise is by... well, making some noise! … [More...]

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Marvel’s First Doctor Strange Trailer Materializes on the Web

It's weird. It's mysterious. It's spiritual. It's metaphysical. It's... well... it's strange for sure. Yep, the very first trailer for Marvel's Doctor Strange has hit the Internet and it's every bit as amazing looking as I expected. You get to see the arrogant Stephen Strange go from successful … [More...]

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My 10-Year-Old Takes Up Arms and Reviews Clash Royale

I've written about SuperCell's awesome Clash of Clans app before. It's a lot of fun and something I was able to play with my kids and their friends! Recently, when my 10-year-old son Ryan started playing SuperCell's newest game Clash Royale, he was so excited that I had to try it.  And I was … [More...]

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Win a Canvas Creation from Canvas People ($99 value!)

Mother's Day is coming up! Yeah, it seems to sneak up on us kids every year, doesn't it? Personally, I'm always at a loss for what to get my mom. A nice sweater? Flowers? Yet another cookbook? Sure those all work fine, but there's no real "Wow!" factor. I mean this is the woman who brought me … [More...]

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Free Finding Dory Color and Activity Sheets

Summer may seem so far away, but before we know it, June will be here! And with it comes a movie you will never forget! The main character on the other hand can barely remember her name. A sequel to the awesome underwater adventure known as Finding Nemo is finally surfacing! On June 17, Disney … [More...]

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Free Star Wars: The Force Awakens DVD/Blu-ray After Cashback

"It's true. All of it." Okay, so maybe Han Solo was speaking about some mystical energy out there in the universe but it holds true for this here amazing freebie offer! Thanks to a special promotion with TopCashback.com, all new members can get a Free Star Wars: The Force Awakens on … [More...]

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The Force Has Finally Arrived in My House

Star Wars Day comes early this year! May 4 (May the Fourth Be With You!) is usually the day all Star Wars fans let their Force Flag fly! But today, April 5 is a true Star Wars day because Star Wars: The Force Awakens is now available on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD! Yes indeed, Episode VII is in … [More...]

Blog Spotlight

Blog Spotlight: Penelope from Penelope’s Oasis

Blogger: Penelope Blog Name: Penelope's Oasis Penelope Guzman was one of the first bloggers I ever had the privilege of meeting in person. She's one of two of the most influential bloggers in my life and has taught me so very much about how to turn blogging into a serious career, without … [More...]