YA Book Review: AUTONOMOUS by Andy Marino

Before I turn over the site to AUTONOMOUS author, Andy Marino, I have to give you all a little bit of my opinion on this book. First, I don’t typically read YA books but, considering we’re a little backed up with some […]

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Does It Really Matter How You Learn History?

I love history. It’s like an escape from reality except it’s… real.Or it was real. Now it’s.. history. When my girls come home from school and talk about what they’re learning in history (or memorizing…), it’s fun to engage with them and discuss […]

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For the Love of Birthdays!

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Birthdays have always been a big deal in this house. I honestly think it stems from my birthday being 8 days before Christmas and always getting the shaft. From “combined” birthday/Christmas gifts […]

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4 Ways to Get Your Teens to Watch Netflix Shows WITH You!

When my girls were little, it seemed I was always getting sucked into watching shows with them. Whether it was Blues Clues when the oldest was little, or Dora when the middle was little, or Wonder Pets when the youngest was little, […]

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Reviewing Cave Tools Pigtail Food Flippers… Plus One!

I love working with Cave Tools on product reviews because their grilling tools and accessories are great – they’re affordable and built to last and let’s be honest… I’m not the only person who forgets to bring their tools in when they’re done grilling. […]

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How to Cut the Cable Cord

Watching TV on YOUR Terms Every so often, you’ll see a question pop up in your Facebook stream that looks something like this – “I’m thinking about cutting the cable in my house. For those of you who have done it, what’s […]

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Why the “13 Reasons Why” Haters are Missing the Point

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] 13 Reasons Why premiered on March 31st on Netflix and to say it has been a proverbial blockbuster is putting it mildly. I’m not sure if the creators of the show expected […]

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13 Reasons Why… Not. According to a 20-Year-Old

A note from Kristen:  I had the opportunity to get a sneak preview of the now insanely popular Netflix show, 13 Reasons Why and while I found it to be a great show with a lot of talking points for parents to have […]

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Talking About Netflix New Series, 13 Reasons Why

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] 13 Reasons Why Over the past couple of years, Netflix has increased their programming for teens and with the debut of the newest series, 13 Reasons Why, they’re upping the ante on […]

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The Best 8 Recipes to Slam Dunk March Madness

March Madness Party Menu Ideas Here we go college hoops fans… that time of the year where everyone is picking their brackets and planning their parties to cheer for their favorite team.  My hometown, Greensboro, just happens to be the home of the […]

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