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With back to school right around the corner, it is time to think about how to keep your kids stuff from getting lost. With my kids, they wear uniforms, so everything looks the same. This becomes an issue when they take their sweater off or their gym sweatshirt. I've went the route of trying to write on the tag with a sharpie in the past. However, that … [Read more...]

Start To Finish Giveaway!

I am always on the lookout for great kids DVDs that don't make me want to climb the walls. There is nothing worse than a DVD that your kids love and drives you insane. (There are more of these types of kids videos on the market than I'd like to admit). That being said, I have found an awesome kids video called Start To Finish. This is one of the best kids … [Read more...]

Being A Mom

Being a mom is one of the easiest and one of the hardiest jobs you'll ever do.  As I was informed this morning from my 3 year old, today is NOT Mother's Day.  It is Patrick's Day.  I did have to wrack my brains on that one and figured out he thinks today is St. Patrick's Day!  Instead of arguing with a stubborn 3 year old, we are just going with it.  :)  And … [Read more...]

Financial Goal Planning

Those are three words I never thought I'd put together in one sentence. However, on our ride to Green Bay last weekend (the 4 hours it was), Bill and I get to talk.  The kids watched a My Little Pony Movie. A couple of weeks ago, our bank that holds our mortgage called us.  I know -- freak time!  However, it was for something good.  They want us to … [Read more...]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]