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Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron Party Time

In celebration of Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron out on 3D Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, Blu-ray, DVD, Digital SD and On-Demand on October 2nd,  we had a movie night at our house.  You know how much we love Marvel, so we had a great time!  Here are a few supplies to get for your own Marvel's Avengers: Age of Ultron viewing party: Avengers Plates and … Continue Reading...

Data Done Right With Virgin Mobile!

I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Influence Central for Virgin Mobile USA which is one of Sprint’s prepaid brands. I received two Virgin Mobile smartphones to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Nowdays, everyone has a cell phone, and there are so many plans out there. With most families no longer having a … Continue Reading...

Sprint Chicago Regional Event #MoveForward #SprintMom

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for Sprint. I received product samples to facilitate my review and a promotional item to thank me for my participation. I recently got to take part in a pretty awesome Sprint event. As a long time (like 10 year!) Sprint customer, I love the behind the scenes look I got at Sprint and learning about all … Continue Reading...

10 Things You May Not Know About The Blue Man Group

Bill and I recently attended a Blue Man Group show here in Chicago.  It was one of the few times in my life that I wish we would have brought the kids, because they would have loved the show!  I didn't know what to expect, and The Blue Men did not disappoint.  I have not laughed that hard in a very long time!  This show is so worth going to and no 2 shows … Continue Reading...

Adding Milk To Your Day & A Giveaway Too!

How do you incorporate milk into your busy lifestyle?  As you all know, milk is a great source of protein especially in growing bodies! An 8-ounce glass of milk has 8 grams of high-quality protein.  If you are using non-dairy milk, it may not be giving your kids as much protein as you think.  An 8-ounce glass of dairy milk provides 8 times more protein than a … Continue Reading...

Avengers: Age Of Ultron

 "Avengers: Age of Ultron," is the epic follow-up to the biggest Super Hero movie of all time. When Tony Stark tries to jumpstart a dormant peacekeeping program, things go awry and Earth's Mightiest Heroes, including Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, The Incredible Hulk, Black Widow and Hawkeye, are put to the ultimate test as the fate of the planet hangs in the balance. As … Continue Reading...

InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile #InterConChicago #TNTChicago

I recently checked out the InterCntinental Chicago Magnificent Mile.  Wow.  That one word summarizes this hotel.  The property was originally built in 1929 as the Medinah Athletic Club, a men-only athletic facility. Purchased in 1988, and after extensive restoration and renovation, the InterContinental Chicago officially opened its doors in 1990.  The InterContinental Chicago has 792 […]

Must Have Car Devices #ConnectMyCar #TNTChicago

Did you know that the average car is 11.4 years?  That means some of us own cars that were on the road before the iPhone was released!  I know I am one of those — my van is 10 years old.  Cars this old didn’t have all the fancy dancy gadgets that the new ones do […]

Candy Corn Bark

Did you know October 30th is National Candy Corn Day?  Did you know that Brach’s sells nearly 80% of all mellowcreme candy corn?  It’s also made with real honey – that’s one reason Brach’s is the BEST candy corn! ND, according to the National Confectioners’ Association nearly 35 million pounds of candy corn (or 9 […]

How has Ovarian Cancer affected you? #beBRCAware

I received $150 from AstraZeneca, and any opinions expressed by me are honest and reflect my actual experience. This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/AstraZeneca. Did you know that September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month?  Have you or has someone you know been diagnosed with ovarian cancer? Did you/they get tested for the BRCA gene? […]