Category Archives: Where The Fun’s At

New Jersey Diner’s Choice Awards Awesome Contest!

New Jersey Diner’s Choice Awards Awesome Contest!

Who doesn’t love a good diner? Did you know that Bayonne, NJ is credited as the birthplace of the first structured diner?  To celebrate this popular symbol of New Jersey culture, Palisades, the nice New Jersey car insurance company, is inviting New Jersey residents to vote for their favorite diner as part of the firstContinue Reading

Toyota Adventure

Toyota Adventure

A few weeks ago  I was part of a group of bloggers that was invited to tour the Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indiana (TMMI) campus.  TMMI produces the Sequoia full-size sport utility vehicle, the Sienna minivan, and the Highlander mid-size sport utility vehicle.  When I was growing up my father worked at the Volkswagen plant inContinue Reading

World’s Largest Ice Cream Social Raises Money For Make A Wish Foundation

World’s Largest Ice Cream Social Raises Money For Make A Wish Foundation

COLD STONE CREAMERY DISHES KATE’S CREATION FOR MAKE-A-WISH FOUNDATION® FUNDRAISER ________________________________________________________________________ Cold Stone locations host ninth-annual “World’s Largest Ice Cream Social” Scottsdale, Ariz. (Sept. 1, 2010) – Cold Stone Creamery® and the Make-A-Wish Foundation are inviting the country to help make Kate’s wish come true by participating in the “World’s Largest Ice Cream Social.” Kate, an 11-year-old with aContinue Reading

Yo Gabba Gabba LIVE in Pittsburgh ~ There’s a Party in Our City

Yo Gabba Gabba LIVE in Pittsburgh ~ There’s a Party in Our City

Listening to music and dancing is AWESOME….and you can listen to music with DJ Lance and friends and party in Pittsburgh this Thursday September 30th at the Benedum Center. I will be attending the show with my 5 year old son along with a friend and her 4 year old daughter.  The kids really enjoyContinue Reading

On The Road to Type A Mom #ChevyPA

On The Road to Type A Mom #ChevyPA

Road trip! Who doesn’t love a road trip with no kids and a group of friends. Thanks to ChevyPa I got to take a road trip to the Type A Mom Conference with @MaryBabySteps, @CaraRolinson, and @Plussizemommy, a few of my favorite ‘Burg bloggers. The morning started off with a few unplanned events and aContinue Reading

Huge #ClickIt4BC (Breast Cancer) Twitter Party

Huge #ClickIt4BC (Breast Cancer) Twitter Party

October is Breast Cancer month and ConsumerQueen is gearing up for a great campaign and I am proud to be one of the 12 bloggers participating. Here are the details! 12 bloggers have teamed up to take time out of their busy  schedule to help create awareness and raise funds for Breast Cancer. Fast Fixin’Continue Reading

#GNO Chuggington Party

#GNO Chuggington Party

TOOT your horn if you are ready to party with Chuggington! This Tuesday Chuggingtion will be partying with the fabulous #GNO crew as they talk about back to school and parenting. Join them Tuesday September 14th 9 pm est on twitter using hashtag #GNO #chuggington. Have you been looking for Chuggington toys for your toddler?Continue Reading

Kodak Big Apple Bus Tour at Blogher10

Kodak Big Apple Bus Tour at Blogher10

While I was in New York for the Blogher 10 conference, I was invited on a NYC bus tour by Kodak.  Prior to arriving in NYC Kodak set each of us an EasyShare M580 camera to bring with us on the tour.   The coolest thing about this camera is you can “share” your photosContinue Reading

Help Raise Money For Adopt A Classroom and Win a Desktop Computer #bagitforward

Help Raise Money For Adopt A Classroom and Win a Desktop Computer #bagitforward

You may have noticed over the last few weeks I have been talking about the Elmer’s Virtual Bag It Forward Blog Meme for Adopt-A-Classroom.  Our goal is to raise $10,000 for Adopt-A-Classroom and help do our part to erase teacher funded classrooms and make sure all students have access to the materials necessary for anContinue Reading

Hillshire Farm Sandwich Showdown at Blogher ~ Final Round

Hillshire Farm Sandwich Showdown at Blogher ~ Final Round

WOW I made it to the final round of the Hillshire Farm Sandwich Showdown! I can’t believe it. Now I am up against Lisa @crazyadventures and it looks like she’s got a crazy good recipe she’s gonna whip up. While we are waiting to start, we syke each other out. we stalk Ree Drummond (IContinue Reading