We Had a Good Stay at the Chateau Resort and Conference Center

Chateau Resort and Conference Center

If you’re looking for a place to stay when you visit the Pocono Mountains area, you may want to check out the Chateau Resort and Conference Center. My family and I had a chance to check out the resort a few weeks ago when we visited Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark. It’s literally right next door to…

Starting My Day with Cereal & Milk at the Kellogg’s Recharge Bar

Cute vase filled with cereal ath the #CerealAndMilk event in NYC

Many thanks to Kellogg’s® for sponsoring today’s story, and keeping me recharged with a tasty combination of protein and grains. When I was in high school and college, I had to travel quite some distance to get to school.  Because of this, I used to skip breakfast regularly.  As a result, I found that I…

Desaki Japanese Restaurant – A Great Place to Eat in the Poconos

Desaki Japanese Restaurant

If you are a fan of Japanese food and sushi, you will love visiting the local hibachi restaurant in the Pocono mountains. Desaki Japanese Restaurant promises to provide one of the most unique and entertaining dining experiences for enthusiasts of the cuisine and newcomers alike. The location is very easy to access for those visiting…

Family Fun At Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark


Are you thinking of taking the entire family for a quick getaway? We love quick little weekend getaways and just discovered a great weekend getaway destination not too far away. Last weekend we had the opportunity to visit Camelbeach Mountain Waterpark. This is the biggest outdoor water park in Pennsylvania and is located right in…

10 Items You Need to Pack For A Trip To The Water Park

10 items you need to pack for a trip to the water park

Are you ready to face the outdoors for all day full of play and relaxation? Spending the day at an outdoor water park is a fun way to spend a hot summer day. From fun wading pools to thrilling water slides there is something for everyone. Water parks are a great destination for family fun,…

Amazon Studios Presents Tumble Leaf, An Original Series For Pre-Schoolers

Amazon StudiosTumble Leaf still image

Disclosure: “I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Amazon Studios. I received a product sample to facilitate my review and promotional item to thank me for participating.” I’ve always been a big fan of Amazon.com and love that they are creating more and more original shows via Amazon Studios….

Trying Out The New #AmazonCart Technology

My very first purchase from Amazon.com back in 2000

I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper amplification for Collective Bias #cbias. Anyone who knows me has heard me babble on and on about how much I love Amazon.com. In fact, I am always amazed and in disbelief when someone…

How To Be An Excellent Sports Mom

Learn how to become an excellent sports morm (or dad)

I became a sports mom 2 years ago. Z.E.N. started participating in organized sports when he was in kindergarten. At the time, the only sport available to boys his age at his school was track. I asked him if he wanted to try it and he was definitely interested. He liked it a lot and…

Why Turning 40 Is Not Such A Bad Thing

The joys of turning 40 word art

Many thanks to Poise for sponsoring today’s story, and keeping me confident about turning 40! Nothing can be quite as interesting as the topic of aging among us ladies. All of us have our take on it and ways to deal with it. So days before my 40th birthday, I turned to my group of…

Interactive Cocktail Party Hosted by Kristi Yamaguchi and Alpine Lace Deli Cheese – A Recap

I attended an interactive Cocktail party where I was able to Dine, Dance and Discover with Kristi Yamaguchi.

Last week I attended a really fun event in New York City.  Remember I wrote a post a few weeks ago about the best life ingredients to fuel an active life?  Well, Alpine lace invited me and several other bloggers to dine, dance and discover with Kristi Yamaguchi. Kristi kicked off the event by talking about…