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About Erika Watts

Erika Watts is a former teacher, now stay-at-home-mom and contributing writer for WebProNews. When she isn’t busy navigating parenthood and writing, she enjoys watching college sports and reading. Follow Erika on Twitter @erikawatts83, Pinterest or
Yuengling Ice Cream Returns to Store Shelves Yuengling Ice Cream Returns to Store Shelves

After an almost 30-year hiatus, Yuengling’s Ice Cream is officially back on supermarket shelves. Many older adults will instantly recognize the ice cream brand, but for the younger crowd, don’t worry–even though Yuengling’s Ice Cream shares the same name with …

Rachel McAdams Wasn’t First Pick for ‘Mean Girls’ Character Rachel McAdams Wasn’t First Pick for ‘Mean Girls’ Character
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It has been ten years since Mean Girls starring Rachel McAdams and Lindsay Lohan was first released in theaters. It’s hard to believe that it has been a decade since we first heard the terms “fugly” and “burn book”–and even …

Doritos Commercial: Winner of Super Bowl Commercial Contest Announced Doritos Commercial: Winner of Super Bowl Commercial Contest Announced

Instead of spending a ton of money filming commercials for the Super Bowl, Doritos went a different route and did their “Crash the Super Bowl” contest again. This contest involves fans sending in Doritos commercials they filmed on their own …

Barbara Walters Defends Woody Allen on Incest Allegations Barbara Walters Defends Woody Allen on Incest Allegations

After Dylan Farrow, Woody Allen and Mia Farrow’s adopted daughter, opened up on the alleged sexual abuse she experienced at the hands of Allen in an open letter to the New York Times, quite a few people have come to …

Harley Burial: Man is Buried on Harley Motorcycle Harley Burial: Man is Buried on Harley Motorcycle

An 82-year-old man from Ohio had his last wishes granted when he was buried on his Harley-Davidson motorcycle. While it isn’t unheard of for people to be buried with personal objects, not only was Bill Standley buried with his Harley, …

Beer Drones: White House is Petitioned to Overturn FAA’s Decision Beer Drones: White House is Petitioned to Overturn FAA’s Decision

Forget about the petition to deport Justin Bieber–a petition has been started on the White House’s We the People website to force the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to allow beer drones. Finally, an important petition. In case you haven’t heard, …

Billy Ray Cyrus Also Has Advice for Justin Bieber Billy Ray Cyrus Also Has Advice for Justin Bieber
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As strange as it was to hear Miley Cyrus giving advice to the troubled Justin Bieber on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Miley’s dad Billy Ray Cyrus has also spoken up with some advice of his own. Rather than …

Miley Cyrus Offers Advice to Justin Bieber Miley Cyrus Offers Advice to Justin Bieber

It’s no secret that Justin Bieber has been in a lot of trouble lately, to the point that thousands of Americans have signed a petition to deport him on the White House’s “We the People” website. Following a DUI arrest …

Parents Outraged After Kids’ Lunches Are Thrown Away Parents Outraged After Kids’ Lunches Are Thrown Away
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Parents of students attending Uintah Elementary School in Salt Lake City, Utah were furious to learn that their kids’ lunches were taken by cafeteria workers. Up to 40 students had their lunch trays taken from them because they had balances …

Tara Reid Signs On for ‘Sharknado 2′ Tara Reid Signs On for ‘Sharknado 2′
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Actress Tara Reid confirmed that she will return for Sharknado 2 on her Twitter account on Thursday. In case you’ve managed to repress Sharknado from your memory, the original was a made-for-TV film that aired on the Syfy channel last …

Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect May Face Death Penalty Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect May Face Death Penalty
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The Justice Department announced today that they plan to seek the death penalty if a jury finds Dzhokhar Tsarnaev guilty of the Boston Marathon bombing. The Boston Marathon bombing occurred last April and took the lives of three people and …

“Puppy Love” Ad from Budweiser for Super Bowl Goes Viral “Puppy Love” Ad from Budweiser for Super Bowl Goes Viral
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Judging from Budweiser’s new “Puppy Love” ad, the people who watch the Super Bowl just for the commercials won’t be disappointed this year. Budweiser released a commercial today that they plan to air during the Super Bowl, and yet again, …

Waterboarding Daughter: Doctor Accused of Torturing Stepdaughter Waterboarding Daughter: Doctor Accused of Torturing Stepdaughter

The trial for a former doctor from Delaware who is accused of torturing his stepdaughter began Tuesday. Melvin Morse, 60, is accused of using several methods to torture his stepdaughter, including waterboarding. Morse, who denies the allegations, is a well-known …

Utah Liquor Rules: Conservative Laws May Be Scaled Back Utah Liquor Rules: Conservative Laws May Be Scaled Back

Utah is considering a major change in its liquor laws. Under the current liquor rules, restaurants are required to have what are referred to as “Zion curtains,” which are barriers that keep patrons from seeing drinks made. Restaurants are also …

Seahawks Fan Tattoos Head for Playoff Tickets Seahawks Fan Tattoos Head for Playoff Tickets

The next time you describe yourself as your NFL team’s number one fan, ask yourself a question: would you shave part of your head and get a tattoo in hopes of scoring tickets to a playoff game? This is exactly …

AARP Starts Promoting Movies for Older Adults AARP Starts Promoting Movies for Older Adults
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Just because a movie is rated R or PG-13 doesn’t mean it will appeal to an older demographic. Certain websites recommend movies that are appropriate for families, but what about those in the older age bracket? This is something the …

Justin Bieber Smiles in Mugshot After DUI Arrest Justin Bieber Smiles in Mugshot After DUI Arrest

When a celebrity gets arrested, it’s only a matter of time before someone digs up the police report with all of the relevant information. The Miami Beach Police Department decided not to keep anyone interested in singer Justin Bieber’s arrest …

Michelle Obama and LeBron James Team Up in Videobomb Michelle Obama and LeBron James Team Up in Videobomb
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We all know that Michelle Obama has a playful side. After all, who can forget when the First Lady did the “Dougie” dance with some students or the time she did the “Mom Dancing” video with Jimmy Fallon? This time, …

Arizona State Fraternity Hosts MLK Party Arizona State Fraternity Hosts MLK Party
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An Arizona State University fraternity has been suspended following their “MLK Black Party.” Party goers that attended the off-campus Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE) event uploaded pictures online of guests wearing stereotypical clothing and flashing gang signs. The party has left …

Sarah Palin Tells Obama No More Race Card on MLK Day Sarah Palin Tells Obama No More Race Card on MLK Day
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Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin delivered a message to President Barack Obama on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day through her Facebook page. After posting a quote from MLK’s famous “I Have a Dream” speech, she told the president that it’s …

Sean Hannity is Leaving New York Over Pro-Life Slam Sean Hannity is Leaving New York Over Pro-Life Slam
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After New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said that pro-life conservatives don’t belong in New York, radio and television host Sean Hannity says he is ready to pack his bags and move. Cuomo made his disparaging comments about “extreme conservatives” during …

Jon Gosselin Complains About Kids Being on TODAY Jon Gosselin Complains About Kids Being on TODAY
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Jon Gosselin just can’t seem to stay out of the headlines lately. Last month, he made the news for blasting ex-wife Kate Gosselin and the month before that, Gosselin was in the news for saying his kids had developmental problems. …

Free Credit Report Offered By Target; Avoid Phishing Scams Free Credit Report Offered By Target; Avoid Phishing Scams
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Target announced in mid-December that millions of customers were affected by a data breach. Hackers were able to obtain credit and debit card information, as well as names, addresses and phone numbers for some customers. Since the breach was announced, …

Acetaminophen Warning: FDA Says Limit Dose to 325 MG Acetaminophen Warning: FDA Says Limit Dose to 325 MG
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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an acetaminophen warning on Tuesday and recommends that healthcare professionals stop prescribing drugs that contain more than 325 milligrams of acetaminophen. Acetaminophen is a pain medicine that you may recognize from taking Tylenol. …