Four Reasons to See Annie!

Miss E and I went to see the prescreening of the new Annie Movie last weekend and here’s four reasons we think you should go see it now that’s it open in theaters too: 1. You’ll get those Frozen songs OUT OF YOUR HEAD and replace them with a new-old soundtrack. We weren’t out of the theater before I was downloading the new soundtrack and it’s been on repeat since ....more

Citrus Lane #2 {Great Last Minute/Long Lasting Gift Idea!}

So you probably remember back in October when I tried out...more

Lost My Name Personalized Book Giveaway

I’m pretty much a sucker for anything personalized. Initials, monograms, names. I will take them all, please ....more

Seven Years Gone.

How many days ’til Christmas again? H asks as he eats his lunch and Miss E promptly follows up, “well let’s see today is December… what’s the date again, mom?” The thirteenth, I say and watch as she mentally calculates the countdown. “Eleven until Christmas Eve and twelve until Christmas,” she says and H is already about ....more

The Creative Kidstuff Birthday Party {Miss E is 6!!}

We celebrated Miss E’s 6th birthday party at Creative Kidstuff in the Shops at West End. While you know how I love to throw an at home, all out bash, this year I was really feeling stress and pressure at the idea of an at home party, Christmas decorating, maintaining so many things that I knew it was time to give up control on this one. Creative Kidstuff to the rescue ....more

Macy’s & Make a Wish Granting a Wish in Minneapolis this Friday

You know I love my Macy’s and I love Make a Wish so I am very excited that I’ll get to take part in watching a wish be granted this Friday morning at Macy’s Ridgedale {and on National Believe Day at that!} Each season, Macy’s donates $1 to Make-A-Wish for every Dear Santa letter dropped off in their mailboxes in stores nationwide up to $1 million. On National Believe Day, now in it’s 6th year, Macy’s doubles the $1 donation. In addition, each year, Macy’s also grants 30 Make a Wish wishes ....more

Annie Prescreening Giveaway!

I have always loved the movie Annie. From the songs to the adorable orphan Annie, it’s a classic movie that everyone loves. We are very excited for the remake to come out on December 19 starring Cameron Diaz and Jamie Foxx and produced by Jay Z and Will Smith ....more

A Christmas Story at The Ordway: REVIEW

J & I had the opportunity to see A Christmas Story at The Ordway this past Friday night. Everyone’s familiar with A Christmas Story. The popular 80′s movie where Ralphie has to convince his parents, his teacher and Santa to get a Red Ryder BB gun for Christmas ....more

Cirque du Soleil Giveaway!

Cirque du Soleil VAREKAI is coming to Target Center December 25-28 and I’ve got a ticket giveaway happening right now. To read more and enter the giveaway, click here ....more

Cirque Du Soleil VAREKAI Ticket Giveaway!!

I have wanted to go to Cirque du Soleil FOREVER so I’m super excited about their upcoming performance at Target Center here in Minneapolis at the end of the month. Cirque du Soleil VAREKAI is the newest touring show and will be happening December 25-28 right here in Minneapolis. From Cirque: Deep within a forest, at the summit of a volcano, exists an extraordinary world – a world where something else is possible ....more