Category Archives: Media

Frost Burned by Patricia Briggs- Book Review

Mercy Thompson is a great character.  She is the type of woman I want to be…well, without the whole skin changing into a coyote thing.  She is strong, opinionated, self reliant and has a super sexy husband (that’s how he … Continue reading

Deeply Odd by Dean Koontz- Book Review

Deeply Odd by Dean Koontz is a novel that I have been anxiously awaiting for what seems like forever, but as always it was well worth the wait! Odd Thomas is arguably my favorite fictional character, his wit and outlook … Continue reading

Sanctuary by Ted Dekker- Book Review

The Sanctuary is a novel about a correctional facility that has been given free reign to rehabilitate convicts without governmental or state regulations.  The hero of the novel is Danny, a priest who turned vigilante when he felt the system … Continue reading

World War Z- Movie Review

I love Zombies.  I have fallen into the zombie craze and was very interested to see how this movie would come to pass.  I have read the book and while I really liked the idea behind it I really did … Continue reading

Pacific Rim- Movie Review

So I went to see Pacific Rim at the “super cool” 3D movie theater with the reclining seats and the ETX Dolby Atmos sound system, I mean if you are going to see a 3D summer action movie do right…right!  … Continue reading

NOS4A2 by Joe Hill- Book Review

I saw this book on the shelf at the library for quite a few weeks before I decided to pick it up and figure out what the title meant….I know, it was a busy time of life what can I say.  … Continue reading

Man of Steel- Movie Review

OK, so I must make a confession about this movie.  I really didn’t want to go see it, I mean how many Superman movies can they make?  I saw the trailers and thought well the special effects are going to … Continue reading

The Storm by Clive Cussler- Book Review

The Storm by Clive Cussler is another exciting NUMA adventure.  This one stars Kurt Austin and Joe Zavala.  As always this Cussler novel is full of excitement and adventure. A mad man has adapted some high tech hardware to reap … Continue reading

Best Money Savings AppsMy New Favorite Money Saving Apps

If you are a smart phone user here’s yet another great way to benefit from it.  It can save you money, and its easy.  I have two apps on my phone that I use everytime I go retail shopping. The … Continue reading

Best Money Savings AppsiPad Mini Review

I have to come right out and say that I love my new iPad Mini. I always thought the iPhone and iPod were a bit too small for web surfing and email. I also wanted something a little smaller and … Continue reading

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey-Movie Review

The Hobbit is finally here!  I have been one of those people who have been eagerly awaiting this movie for as long as I have known it was coming out.  So as I sat in the theater I couldn’t help but wonder … Continue reading

Gone GirlBook Review – Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

Over the summer I took a quick, unexpected trip by myself.  I was on an airplane for TWO uninterrupted, glorious hours on each flight.  This was my opportunity to immerse myself in a pull-you-in-don’t-want-to-put-it-down book.  So I did my research … Continue reading

Odd ApocalypseOdd Apocalypse by Dean Koontz- Book Review

Another Odd book!  OK, not odd as in strange or unusual but Odd, as in Odd Thomas.  I love Odd and was very excited when this book came out.  I couldn’t wait to find out what the next adventure would be … Continue reading

iPad2Review of iPad: A Frugal Mom’s Perspective

I’ve owned the Apple iPad2 for a year now and cannot imagine giving it up. How does a frugal mom come to purchase the iPad? She doesn’t, her husband wins one from his company’s healthy living incentives program. She hesitantly … Continue reading

Toy Story Digital BookDisney Books For iPad Review

Disney’s Toy Story and Cars 2 come to life with the digital books for the iPad. There are many features that enhance the reading experience, including, music, narration (if you want it), small games, puzzles, moving parts, and coloring. All … Continue reading

The Wind Through The Key HoleThe Wind Through the Key Hole by Stephen King-Book Review

When I saw that Stephen King had a new book out I was ready to be first in line to read it, then I saw that it was another Dark Tower book and then I knew that I had to … Continue reading

BooksParenting Books 101

For anyone who knows me, it’s no surprise to hear that I’m the biggest book lover. Ever. I love books. I love fiction, organization, self-improvement, parenting, sci-fi, relationships, whatever! When it comes to informational books such as parenting or relationship … Continue reading

Kindle TouchKindleTouch: Review -To Kindle or Not to Kindle…That is the Question!

I love everything that a book has to offer.  I love the story and the places a book can take you.  I love the weight of a book in my hand.  I love the feel of the paper.  I even … Continue reading

Girl Watching TVTV Timer For Kids And Moms

“I’m on the phone”…. Those four simple words can start World War 3 with my toddler. He uses this opportunity to scream, yell, whine, until I do what he would like, and usually that involves the television. Holding my ground … Continue reading

The Hunger GamesThe Hunger Games-Movie Review

Thanks to our local library, my family and I were able to see The Hunger Games tonight before it officially opened in our local theatres and I must say I am so glad! So here’s the synopsis of the story … Continue reading

ElectronicsIs It Possible To Live Without Media?

The other day I was looking around at my family.  My son was playing a video game on the computer, my husband was watching Netflix on the TV, and I was upstairs doing something on my laptop.  We were spending … Continue reading

Journey 2: The Mysterious Island

So it was President’s Day, the kids were out of school…so what do we do?  Head to the movies!  The only thing playing that we all could agree on was Journey 2: The Mysterious Island.  The kids wanted to see … Continue reading

Woman in Black - Movie ReviewThe Woman in Black – Movie Review

I went to a movie on opening night!  I almost never do that, but both kids were out of the house, how could I not?  My son was at a camp out and my daughter was at a sleep over, … Continue reading