IMG_1135

10 Tips for Road Tripping With Different Ages

This post is sponsored by Chevrolet Traverse. As many of you know, we travel all summer long. My family lives four hours away. We own a pop-up camper. Needless to say, most summer weekends we are traveling all over the place, and most likely, we aren't even in our state. We have years and years of experience of traveling with kids of all ages (and we travel with our kids friends too!). I have a few things I have I have learned over the … Continue Reading...

More From The Blog

IMG_1123

Join me for a dragon ride?

This summer, Hiccup and Toothless, from the critically acclaimed How to Train Your Dragon films are embarking on unparalleled adventures in the all-new Netflix original series Dragons: Race to the Edge - and inviting you along for the dragon ride.Soaring beyond their home on the island of Berk in search of new dragons, Dragons: Race to the Edge introduces some of the most … Continue Reading...

shutterstock_169550210

The Do’s and Don’ts of Baby Formula

Preparing baby formula isn't hard, but it's important to mix it in the proper ratio of formula to water to make sure that your baby is getting just the right amount of nutrients. Also, because your baby doesn't have much immunity to germs just yet, especially as a newborn, it's important to take precautions to protect him from food borne illnesses. Here's what you need to … Continue Reading...

IMG_0947

Enjoying Our Vacation With Green Dot® Reloadable Prepaid Visa® Card

Have you gone on vacation yet this summer? We just got back from our vacation, and I can tell you that my Green Dot® Reloadable Prepaid Visa® Card definitely helped us to manage expenses and plan accordingly for summer travel. We used our Green Dot® Reloadable Prepaid Visa® Card for: Dinner and Dessert Shopping (and yes, we shopped till my son dropped!): And … Continue Reading...

2015-07-18 21.33.53-1

10 Reasons You Have To Go See Taylor Swift’s 1989 Tour

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for American Express. I received concert tickets and a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Saturday night Bill and I got to be the greatest parents ever. This is one time I totally love the job I get to do. What did we do Saturday night?  We took Madison and her best friend … Continue Reading...

IMG_1152

What’s In A Name?

Every dog has a story, and so does every dog’s name. Just like our human babies, our fur babies all have a story that accompanies why we name them what we do! You have to watch this video about "Duck". The film reveals the heartwarming story of how the dog in the story got his name. It also highlights the important role IAMS™ food plays in keeping dogs healthy and active … Continue Reading...

IMG_1146

Jammin With Pringles®

How have you included music in your life this summer? For Bill and I, we are currently working out more at the gym and great music has definitely become part of that.  We play music on all of our road trips too (and there may be some singing involved too).  Music is a big part of our life.  As you can see, we even play music in our bed! Are Pringles® part … Continue Reading...

IMG_0452

Chicago-style Staycation

It is hard to believe it is finally summer here in Chicago.  We have had a lot of really weird temperature days and a lot of rain!  (I live by Midway Airport, and according to the news last night, we've gotten twice the amount of rain in June than we were suppose too!).  By now, all our kids should be on break whether you are from the area or not.  Whether … Continue Reading...