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Check out these gorgeous paintings and see why The Blackstone Hotel’s art collection is better than a museum – and how you can spend the night surrounded by it!

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“mother’s day” blu-ray giveaway

Mother's Day

It’s hard to beat a cast that includes Jennifer Aniston, Kate Hudson, Julia Roberts and Jason Sudeikis.

Mother’s Day, released this week on Blu-ray + Digital HD, not only boasts those A-listers but is directed by the late Garry Marshall, who directed some of my favorite movies, including Pretty Woman, Overboard and Runaway Bride.

I’m thrilled to be giving away half a dozen copies of Mother’s Day, which looks adorable. [Read more…]

hallmark giveaway

No one says “I love you, mom” better than Hallmark. To celebrate Mother’s Day, I’m giving away a special gift and set of cards from Hallmark right here.

happy mother’s day from hallmark and me (yes, gifts are involved!)

Hallmark cards

I’m thrilled to have become a Love, Hallmark blogger because, well, I really do! I’ve spent more time and money in Hallmark stores than Michael should know and, with Mother’s Day coming up, I’ll be spending even more. Oh, speaking of mothers, my mom needs to stop reading now because she just may be getting some of the goodies I’m about to talk about. EDITH ALTER, THIS MEANS YOU! Go check out Pinterest instead.  [Read more…]

the best mother’s day gifts are at best buy!

Best Buy Mother's Day

After being a mom for almost 25 years, I’ve finally discovered the best way to ensure a happy Mother’s Day. [Read more…]

midweek at the oasis: four must-see videos


Yep, it’s Wednesday again and that means it’s Midweek at the Oasis. Go grab a cup of coffee or a Diet Coke and settle in to watch these four videos. They are the best of what’s going around the internet this week. [Read more…]