Put Your Heart Into It with Meg LaFauve and Kelsey Mann #GoodDinoEvent

If you want to talk to 2 people who love their jobs, you have to talk to Screenwriter Meg LaFauve and Story Supervisor Kelsey Mann. It is pretty amazing what goes into making a movie and talking to Meg LaFauve and Kelsey Mann brings us back to the beginning. They are there from the start and help move and drive the story along. For The Good Dinosaur, … [Read more...]

Behind The Scenes Of The Good Dinosaur #gooddinoevent

As always, I am amazed at how much goes into making a movie. That is why talking to Sharon Calahan, Director of Photography/Lighting, Effects Supervisor Jon Reisch and Sets Supervisor David Munier was so interesting. The Good Dinosaur looks as good as it does, because of these people. Sharon has worked for Pixar for 20 years! For A Good Dinosaur, she … [Read more...]

Inside Out With Director Peter Docter & Producer Jonas Rivera

Inside Out is one of my family's favorite movies. That is why I was so excited to be able to interview Director Peter Docter & Producer Jonas Rivera and pick their brains on this movie. It is always awesome to hear about how a movie gets made. Plus, it always impresses me how much time, research, and effort go into these films! The first question we … [Read more...]


My kids have been dying to see Paddington. Paddington is a story I use to read to my kids, so I have to admit I was little excited myself to see Paddington on the big screen. Needless to say, Paddington did not disappoint. A link for you to watch a little of the movie: … [Read more...]

EZ Tofu Press Giveaway!

Calling all my tofu fans!  Firm and extra firm tofu is packed in water to keep it fresh. However, if you don’t remove the water, your tofu can be pretty plain.  By removing this water, the tofu can absorb the flavors of spices, marinade, or other foods. Tofu is often called a wonder food because […]

10 Reasons You Must Watch Jessica Jones #streamteam

I was going to write about what you should be watching today on Thanksgiving.  Instead, I’m going to tell you to binge watch Jessica Jones, because it is my new favorite guilty pleasure.  Jessica Jones is Netflix’s newest series, and it is absolutely amazing. They have done an awesome job with this unlikely superhero.  Here […]

Make the holidays feel warmer with SOL ALPACA

Oh, the weather outside is frightful here in Chicago. It feels like we went from barely fall to the deep depths of winter. Depending on where you live here in Illinois determines the amount of snow you got this last weekend. I got several inches, but further north got up to a foot! If you […]

Help With Asurion

This post was sponsored by Asurion as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. It is hard to believe that I’ll be shopping for Christmas at the end of this week.  (yes, I am one of those crazy black Friday shoppers!).  This is the time of year we buy our loved ones gadgets and […]