Father Surprises Army Son As Pilot Of Flight Home From Deployment

Captain Mario Lopes is an awesome dad who sure knows how to turn the tables. He also knows how to fly planes. He’s made a career as an airline pilot, the last 27-years he’s been flying for United Airlines. He made the most important flight of his life this month, as he managed to fly the plane that was bringing his son home from deployment in Kuwait. ABC News reports First Lt. Mario Lopes was due to come back from

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How To Get A Dozen Free Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Thursday

What’s better than hot Krispy Kreme doughnuts? How about a dozen for free? The San Francisco Chronicle reports that’s a possibility Thursday, April 28th. Buy a dozen glazed doughnuts and get another dozen absolutely free. It’s the sweetest way the company could figure out to celebrate National Superhero Day. The company says, “Costumes are not required but super encouraged.” That sounds adorable. I might just have to go hang out at my local Krispy Kreme store and watch darling superhero

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Chobani CEO Giving Employees Piece Yogurt Empire

Chobani Yogurt founder Hamdi Ulukaya knows what it is to have a dream come true. He will tell you he came to the United States with nothing from Syria and built his company from the ground up. Of course, he knows he didn’t do it alone. So, this week he made announcement to his employees. One that show his gratitude. Acknowledges their hard work. And best of all, cuts them in on the riches to come. NBC News was there

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Chris Hemsworth “Thor” Rewards Kid Who Found His Wallet

Chris Hemsworth might be an international superstar–you’ve seen him play the mighty Thor in the Marvel Superhero movies. But even Thor can have very human foibles like losing his wallet! That’s what happened to him recently when he went to pick his wife and daughter up at the airport in Los Angeles. By the time her realized it was missing, he figured it was gone forever. Little did he know that an honest kid, Tristin Budzin-Barker, working his way to become

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Stuff I Love: “How To Save A Life”

It’s a giddy day around here because “How To Save A Life” is now available. If you’re looking for a new book that will make your heart sing and maybe tear up a bit, please check out this new novella by my friend, international bestselling author, Kristin Harmel. Here’s the description: “When a pediatric oncology nurse receives a devastating prognosis—she has just weeks left to live—she finds unexpected comfort from a patient. Her young friend shares a life- and death-changing

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Ad Seeking “Tortoise Walker” Gets Overwhelming Response

Wanted: A devoted animal lover to be a tortoise walker in New York’s Central Park. Jaded New Yorkers might think they’ve seen it all, but a tortoise making his way through Central Park can still turn heads. Amanda Green has had her beloved African tortoise, Henry, for the last couple of years. Lately, she’s been feeling guilty that she can’t walk him enough. So, she put an ad on Craig’s List. That brought a stampede of job applicants. And the

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How Your Grocery Shopping Can Earn You Mega Frequent Flyer Miles

Grocery shopping. I do it. You do it. We all gotta do it. And most weeks your eyes pop at what you’re spending to feed yourself and your family. But what if all those purchases could be earning you mega frequent flyer miles? That’s how it works around here. We always get asked, “How do you collect so many frequent flyer miles without flying?” The simple answer is it’s all in how we spend the money we’re going to spend

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The Unvarnished Truth About How Many Friends I Have

Friends. I’m studying the new math. Friends Addition. As in, how many friends do you have? There’s that ever-present number you see on Facebook. How many friends to you have there? As if, the majority of those contacts are real friends. And now, I’ve come across this study. It has me thinking friends and numbers. Adding them up. Scientists in Britain are looking at the age you have the most friends. When you are, according to the Aalto and Oxford

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Posing Nude: 11 Women Celebrate Their Weight Loss

It’s one thing to lose some weight, it’s another to feel confident enough to be posing nude in a national magazine. That’s what 11 women did as they celebrated their weight loss in Weight Watcher’s Magazine. People Magazine reports The May/June issue features women who have lost a range of 12-87 pounds through Weight Watchers. Some had excess weight from earlier pregnancies, some had health conditions, some were dealing with mental challenges. Each woman decided now was her time. To get healthy.

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Dad Takes Toddler Daughter Surfing On His Back

  Here’s an adorable video I found on the I Love Surfing Facebook page. There’s not a lot of information. The caption just says, “What happens when it’s mom’s day off and your dad is a kick ass surfer!” I know all the hyper-safety nuts will go nuts. Where’s the little girl’s floaties? What if she falls off? Seems like dad and daughter have this one down. I know my brother, sister and I learned to swim in the ocean

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