Liza

Jun 172016
 

There were lots of movies growing up that showed the future and imagined the technology that would, someday, become available.  One of the most fascinating to me as a kid was the concept of virtual reality.  And now not only do we have VR technology, we have mobile virtual reality.

The future is here! Mobile Virtual Reality can come to your home with the Samsung Gear VR

The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card
I remember going to an arcade when I was in college, and they had a handful of VR games.  You had to put on these huge pieces of head gear to give you the full VR experience.  I never really expected to see a time when you’d be able to condense the size enough that you’d find them commercially viable. Continue reading »

Jun 152016
 

Monday night our family was invited to a screening of Disney’s Finding Dory.  Bubbles hasn’t been too interested in going to the theater lately, but when I told her we had Finding Dory tickets she was really excited.  We love Finding Nemo and she wanted to see the characters on the big screen.

My Finding Dory Review: 5 Reasons You Will Love Disney Pixar's Finding Dory

The movie did not disappoint at all.  Bubbles came out of the theater talking nonstop about her favorite parts and how much fun she had and when could we see it again. Continue reading »

Jun 062016
 

Nearly everything my Gram cooked was homestyle and from scratch.  I know that a big part of that was growing up in a time where convenience foods weren’t readily available, but I also think she just enjoyed making her family something special.

These cheesy lasagna roll ups will have the entire family - even your kids! - asking for seconds. They freeze well, too.

My Mom did a lot of from-scratch cooking, too, but she also used a few shortcuts and cooking hacks on occasion.  They let her speed the cooking process up on busy nights, without sacrificing the taste or flavor of the food. Continue reading »

May 292016
 

Thank you to The Motherhood for partnering to let me share my reasons to watch Parenthood on UPtv!

Parenthood is one of my favorite series that has been on TV in the last few years.  There’s so much right with that show, and very little (any?) that’s wrong with it.

6 Reasons Not to Miss Parenthood on UPtv

Every season, hubs and I try and pick one or two shows that are basically our 30- or 60-minute midweek date nights.  Something family-friendly (because, Bubbles) that we can watch together and really get into.  Parenthood was one of these shows. Continue reading »