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RSVP #YoursAndMine Twitter Party ~ MommyTalkShow.com

RSVP for #YoursAndMine Twitter Party December 19th from 1-2pm ET

Do you love a good Twitter Party?  You know we do and we’re excited to host a party all about relaxing at home with a date night. On Friday, December 19th at 1pm ET, please join us for the #YoursAndMine Twitter Party where we’ll discuss the importance of making time for your relationship during this busy holiday season. Plus you’ll have chance to win prizes! Between my husband’s late work … [Read More...]

Holiday Gift Guide

Non-Traditional Christmas Tree

Decorate a Non-Traditional Christmas Tree with Sears + Win Sweepstakes #BestDressedHome

Although I used my same old Christmas tree that I bought for my first apartment back in 1995, this year I decided to update things just a bit. As a Sears blogger I got the opportunity to create a non-traditional Christmas tree theme thanks to a holiday shopping opportunity. Our four-year-old, A.J., got to weigh in and offer his opinions.  There's still time for you to shop for your holiday … [Read More...]

Eye Cream Tip

Holiday Essentials for Skin Care Over 40 from Naturopathica #FiguringOut40

This is the season when I'm working harder, not getting as much rest and generally feeling overwhelmed. Since I turned 40, my face has become of the first places that display my exhaustion. Skin care over 40 is no joke. A late night or early morning can "wreck your game." I reached out to the folks at Naturopathica to offer some holiday essentials that can help us all put our best face forward. … [Read More...]

Control Holiday Spending

How to Control Holiday Spending Without Feeling Like Scrooge+ $25 Family Dollar Gift Card Giveaway

Back when I was single and working full-time I was very diligent about my Christmas budget. I'd put money in my savings year-round. Then each December I'd withdraw it to buy gifts for my parents, siblings, nieces and nephews. It was the best way to control my holiday spending. My how things have changed. I took about a year off from working after I had A.J. Then I started this parenting talk show, … [Read More...]

Canon Holiday Image

My Christmas Wish: Canon EOS Rebel T5i #CanonatBestBuy @BestBuy #HintingSeason @CanonUSAimaging

Disclosure: The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. I've been on the hunt for a new digital camera for a few months now. I lost my point and shoot camera last summer in Los Angeles. It was in a shopping bag that I set down when I met one of the TMZ tour guides and next thing I knew it was … [Read More...]

Talk Show Topic

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[VIDEO] New ABC Show black-ish: Don’t Compare it to The Cosby Show! #blackishABC

Check out my YouTube video showcasing why I hope people won't compare the new ABC Show black-ish to The Cosby Show and keep reading for more details on the show including its controversial name. New ABC Show black-ish Video recap: "I feel like I’m especially qualified to tell you to make this distinction as a … [Read More...]

[VIDEO] How to get a Free EpiPen Coupon ~ MommyTalkShow.com

Summer Survival Series: [VIDEO] How to get a Free EpiPen Coupon

Part of surviving this summer includes being ready for emergencies including allergic reactions to foods, bug bites and allergens. As a food allergy mom, I'm sharing how to be prepared for emergencies in case you or your children need an epipen. This video explains how to get a free epipen coupon through December 31, … [Read More...]

Atlanta Area News

Marvel Universe LIVE in Atlanta

[VIDEO] See Marvel Universe LIVE in Atlanta

We are in the throws of "Marvel mania" at our house. A.J. has discovered superheroes. His absolute favorite is Spiderman. So much so that he dressed as Spidey for Halloween, he brought his costume to New York for Thanksgiving and already received an early Christmas present from his aunt, a Spiderman sleeping bag. Thanks to a Marvel stories app on his tablet he's become engrossed in stories about Bruce Banner (The … [Read More...]

little pink book

Lessons from the Little PINK Book Fall Luncheon to Jump Start Your New Year #Pink10

As 2014 comes to a close, I'm looking back and looking ahead thanks largely to some stories from female executives at the country's top companies and institutions. This week I got to hear them at The Little PINK Book Fall Luncheon thanks to the Everywhere Agency. The vendors and activities kept me thinking too. Keep reading to find your own New Year's inspiration from the 10th Annual Fall Empowerment Luncheon. This … [Read More...]

Chef Marc Forgione

Learn Holiday Recipes from Chef Marc Forgione at Lenox Mall Macy’s 11/8 at Noon

Around our home we have a bit of a holiday tradition for the menu. I cook my famous Over the Rainbow Macaroni and Cheese, a few crescent rolls and sweet potato pie. We leave the rest of the side dishes and meats to my husband. I stay in my safe lane when it comes to cooking. But this year I'd love to be a bit more adventurous. Would you?  As part of a sponsored campaign through the Everywhere Agency and Macy's … [Read More...]

Product Review

ONYXBOX

ONYXBOX Helped Prepare My Skin & Hair for New York Weather

I've noticed the trend of beauty subscription boxes and I've been meaning to order one to treat myself and try new products. Then I received a complimentary ONYXBOX to review and share my honest opinion. Timing was perfect because it was filled will just what my skin and hair needed right before we traveled to New York. Although the temperature was similar to Atlanta, Long Island (where I'm from) … [Read More...]

Figuring Out 40

(VIDEO) Myth vs. Reality of Intimacy After 40 ~ MommyTalkShow.com

(VIDEO) Myth vs. Reality of Intimacy After 40 #TheMoodStrikes #CollectiveBias

Will you need personal lubricant to have spontaneous intimacy after 40? Maybe not. Just in case I'd like to share my story with you. This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #TheMoodStrikes #CollectiveBias   Before I get into the nitty gritty … [Read More...]

How to Walk in Heels

Yes, You CAN Forget How to Walk in Heels #FiguringOut40

For the last five years I've become way too comfortable in my flip flops, sneakers and ballet flats. So much so that I realized you CAN forget how to walk in heels. It was a startling realization because when I was a local TV News Anchor & Reporter I wore high heels to work almost every day. Even on big stories … [Read More...]

The Over 40 Friendship Prayer #FiguringOut40 ~ MommyTalkShow.com

The Over 40 Friendship Prayer #FiguringOut40

I debated how to tackle this subject of female friendships once you turn 40 (or you may have noticed issues in your 30’s). In the last month I've had two significant friendships change. I won't go into the details of who did what to whom or who's right or wrong. Those things are all subject to interpretation. But what … [Read More...]

Deals & Discounts

Tresemme Walgreens

Get Runway Ready Hair with TRESemmé® at Walgreens #ad

  You would think that for Fall my schedule would calm down a bit. Actually it's quite different. I just attended the Type A Parent Blogging Conference in Atlanta, I'm getting ready for Bloggy … [Read More...]

$50 My Family Dollar Giveaway

Celebrate @MommyTalkShow Reaching 8K Twitter Followers with $50 Family Dollar Gift Card Giveaway

Whoo hoo!! I’m so happy that this week I reached 8,000 Twitter followers and to celebrate I’m giving away a $50 Family Dollar Gift Card. It’s thanks largely to many of you who I’ve connected with in … [Read More...]

Save on Back to School Eyeglasses from JCPenny Optical ~ MommyTalkShow.com

Save on Back to School Eyeglasses at JCPenney Optical

As the parents of a near-sighted child with a drooping eyelid who's been seeing eye specialists since he was a newborn, I thought we were darn there everything about eyeglasses for kids. That … [Read More...]

Back to School Savings with Groupon and Living Social ~ MommyTalkShow.com

Back to School Savings with Groupon and Living Social

This week I struck up a conversation with a mom in my neighborhood at the frozen yogurt shop. She had a tablet and books on her table. This mom was on a mission. I asked if she was using the yogurt … [Read More...]

Parenting News

My Excitement to see the New Annie Movie & Escape Police Brutality News ~ MommyTalkShow.com

My Excitement to See the New ANNIE Movie & Escape Police Brutality News #AnnieMovie

One definite activity I've put on the family calendar for Christmas Break  is taking A.J. to see the new Annie movie starring Oscar nominated actress Quvenzhané Wallise and Oscar winner Jamie … [Read More...]

Flu Shot Regret

My Flu Shot Regret

For weeks, I've been telling myself to get the flu shot. I saw the "get your flu shot here" signs in Kroger, Walgreens, CVS and Target. But somehow I justified waiting another day or another week to … [Read More...]

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Long Term Care Conversations With My Mom #CareConvo

My Father's health took a turn for the worse around 2009 when I had just moved to Atlanta. In fact, he wasn't well enough to travel to our wedding in Savannah, Georgia. I walked myself down the aisle … [Read More...]

Six Scenarios Where the PlaceUs App is Perfect for Moms ~ MommyTalkShow.com

Six Scenarios Where the PlaceUs App is Perfect for Moms #PlaceUsWeGo

I'm perpetually an on-time person. I hate being late and it annoys me when others do the same. To me, it's disrespectful of our time.  I'm learning more about the PlaceUs app through a sponsored … [Read More...]