The Color Purple at The Paramount Theatre in Seattle: June 27 – July1

*I was given media tickets to The Color Purple. All opinion is my own. Tony Award Winning Broadway Revival…  The Color Purple at The Paramount Theatre in Seattle I was SO excited for the opportunity to go see The Color Purple showing at the Paramount Theatre in Seattle on opening night. The tour will visit […]

Theatre Review: Hamilton at the Paramount in Seattle

*I received two media tickets to Hamilton at Seattle’s Paramount Theatre. All opinion and this story of my experience is my own. I was not asked nor required to share a review. But you know I totes can’t not! It’s HAMILTON!!! I almost feel like writing a review of Hamilton is repetitive.  I don’t mean […]

9 Best Dance Videos of 2017

Herefollows a list of 9 videos that I consider the BEST DANCE VIDEOS of 2017. Some may or may not have been born before 2017, but these are all videos that I have enjoyed this year. They have either provided some sort of viral LOL or AMAZE for me at some point this year. I […]

National Touring Production of The Sound of Music (Seattle Premiere)

My daughter and I made our way to “the big city” to catch the new national touring production of The Sound of Music. My daughter is deeply involved in children’s musical theatre (and has been since she was 6), so musical theatre is her jam. I was given one pair of media tickets. All opinion […]

2017 Buick Lacrosse with Teen Driver Technology

Any parent of teen drivers a little stressed at the thought of being the parent of a teen driver? *I was given a 2017 Buick Lacrosse equipped with Teen Driver technology to experience for a week. I have not been paid to share my story. My oldest is 18, so he’s been driving on his […]

Summertime Skin Care and Hydration

*I was asked by Carusele to participate in the #ApplyRepeatProtect campaign, sponsored by Walgreens. Although I have been compensated, all opinions are my own. Summertime Skin Care and Hydration You know what is more important than taking good care of your skin care and hydration during the hot summer months? BASICALLY NOTHING It is so […]

Making Birthdays Extra-Special with Hallmark at Walgreens

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Walgreens. The opinions and text are all mine.   I’m not talking “bouncy house rental” extra-special. I believe that “extra-special” lives in the little details.     #HallmarkAtWalgreens     Making birthdays (extra)special was (and still is!) so important to my mom and dad. […]

13 FUN Mother’s Day Gift Ideas: A Gift Guide, yo!

It’s a Mother’s Day Gift Guide, you guys! Ok, so it’s more of a list of Mother’s Day gift ideas than a guide, but whatever. It is also a list of things I would love to have and to hold and/or already have to hold. Since I am a mom and I want this stuff […]

Inside Scoop from Stars of Gifted Movie!

I got the inside scoop on the new movie, Gifted, y’all! It opens April 7th in select theaters!   That’s me, right behind Jenny Slate, and that’s Oscar winner Octavia Spencer over there on the right… GASP!!! I told Jenny she has a great name and gushed over Marcel the Shell. Jenny is the voice of […]

Speaking One’s Mind v. Just Being a Bully

I am not one to freely speak her mind. I am a people pleaser which means I have lived many, many years stuffing and hiding my opinion for the sake of minimizing uncomfortable situations for others. Related: I have a most excellent game face. Speaking One’s Mind v. Just Being a Bully There are times to […]