Quaker Heart Health Month

Did you know that February was American Heart Month? For me, this a cause I stand behind. Why? I have a family history of heart disease. Once of the many reasons I lost almost 80 lbs. over this last year was to ward off heart disease. I want to be here for my kids. My grandfather died of a heart attack when my dad was 15. I don't want that for my … [Read more...]

Gummibar: The Yummy Gummy Search For Santa

The internet sensation Gummibär makes his feature length film debut in Gummibär: The Yummy Gummy Search For Santa available on DVD, Digital Download and On Demand on November 6 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. With over 2 Billion views on YouTube to date, “The Gummy Bear Song,” is the #1 most viewed “Film & Animation” video on YouTube of all time. Now in … [Read more...]

Why Are You Driving To New York Instead Of Flying?

As many of you know, my family and I are heading to New York this summer to help the economy.  :)  Okay, more seriously, we are going to visit my sister-in-law and her new baby (he was born on March 1st).  However, I didn't want to fly for many reasons. I don't care how many times everybody keeps saying they don't pat down kids.  I have seen 100s of videos … [Read more...]

First Person video of Joplin MO tornado 5/22/11

Have you ever been in a tornado? Here's a first person account how horrifying it is to live through one.  I don't know if I would have had the presence of mind to record it myself.  The power is out so the visuals aren't so hot, however, the audio is absolutely chilling.  I found this on YouTube, and from what I can tell, everybody got out of that store … [Read more...]

Fueling a Healthy Life & A Giveaway Too!

Whether it’s dinnertime, homework time or family game night, time spent around at the table with family helps establish life-long healthy habits, in terms of both nutrition and lifestyle. I know in my house we have some great conversations about our plans for the day at breakfast. We then talk again at dinner time. We […]

Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron Party Time

In celebration of Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron out on 3D Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, Blu-ray, DVD, Digital SD and On-Demand on October 2nd,  we had a movie night at our house.  You know how much we love Marvel, so we had a great time!  Here are a few supplies to get for your own Marvel’s Avengers: Age of […]