Hitting 40 with my Birthday BFF-Saturday Night Live!

Forty Years ago today, America heard these famous six words for the first time:  LIVE FROM NY, IT'S SATURDAY NIGHT!   Like Saturday Night Live, I too was born in 1975.  I have to say, it's pretty fun sharing your birthday year with a major cultural icon.  You grow up viewing the world through a different lens-one based on cast members and sketches, favorite songs, and catch phrases.  And at every birthday milestone, you're given the chance to look back on the past decade through laughter....more

Why Pan is a Must-See Movie!

This past week my family and I attended an early screening of the new Warner Brothers film, Pan.  It was an amazing re-imagination of Peter Pan’s beginning.   I would definitely recommend seeing it, particularly on the big screen….and here’s why we loved it… ...more

Easy Valentine's Day Craft-Invisible Ink Watercolors

A while back, I heard about the concept of creating invisible messages by using a white crayon and watercolors, so I decided to give it a try for Valentine's Day.  I loved the idea of writing sweet nothings amidst beautiful, soft romantic, colors.  This turned out to be such a fun and easy craft that I'm definitely going to use it again for other occasions-like Date Night.(Editor's Note:   Be sure to check out my BONUS Date Night idea at the end of this post.)...more

As we clean up Mama Earth, Don’t forget about Mama Me (err You)!

Today is a very special Technotini Toasting Tuesdays because I'm celebrating the one year mark of being breast cancer free!  It was a year ago today that I had my mastectomy-April 22, 2013-Earth Day.  Earth Day has always been one of my favorite holidays.  I love how everyone comes together to celebrate Mother Earth and participate in concerts, clean ups, outdoor activities and more in appreciation of our beautiful planet....more

Our Blogs Could Become the Great American Novel

Do I think I'll still be blogging 10 years from now? Yes! It's hard to believe that I started this blog 8 years ago already. It's amazing how the digital landscape, and in turn our communications behavior, has changed since 2006. ...more
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How I Learned to Love Retro-Style Media like Instagram and Animated Gifs

Sometimes I feel like an old fuddy-duddy when it comes to new technology, which is ridiculous since I work in Digital Media and have a Masters Degree in said field....more