A few weeks ago, the folks at our local Toyota dealer reached out to me to ask if I was interested in driving around in one of their brand new Toyota Siennas for a week and in seeing the amazing Ballet West performance of The Little Mermaid at the Capitol Theater downtown. I admit that I JUMPED at the chance. Our minivan is getting a bit up there in years now, and I've been … [Read more...] about A Date for the Ballet
About a year and a half ago, I got tired of driving a mini van. Okay, that's not totally true. It wasn't that I got tired of driving it, it's just that I was tired of having to be stuck with one car in this family of five. Either I had to drive my husband to work every day, or he would take the car, leaving me with three kids for an entire day with no way to go anywhere. … [Read more...] about Is This the Perfect Mom Car or What?
MAY WILL CONTAIN SPOILERS! So I went to the cinema for an early afternoon showing of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story on Friday, and I have all the feelings right now. While I hate being THAT GIRL (you know the one), I don't know anyone who's seen it, so I haven't been able to discuss it with anyone! I am so in love with this movie! Believe it or not, I didn't actually sit … [Read more...] about Rogue One: A Star Wars Story Movie Review
Last week, our little family was lucky enough to be invited to the Gateway Megaplex in downtown Salt Lake City to a special preview event for the upcoming film, Sing. NBC Universal reached out to me and offered me four tickets to come see the film three weeks before it's out in theaters. Since my kids have been singing songs from the commercials for weeks, I knew they'd be … [Read more...] about Love What You Do, and Do What You Love
This is a sponsored review for Firefly® toothbrushes. All opinions are my own. When I was a kid, we didn't have a huge amount of money, so my mom got a lot of our presents at the dollar store. We cared more about quantity than quality, so she was better off buying us a dozen small presents than one large one. Our stockings were filled with fruit for the most part, though … [Read more...] about How To Make Your Kids Smile This Holiday Season