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 … [Read more...]

Aflac #Duckprints

What are you thankful this holiday season - your health, your loved ones, or something else? On top of these things Aflac also wants to give back. Aflac’s Duckprints program is an ongoing celebration of the unsung heroes in the fight against childhood cancer and continues their mission to help eradicate the disease through raising donations and … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Hero

Spc 4 Donald Sloat 20 years old from Coweta, Oklahoma 3rd Platoon, Delta Company, 2nd Battalion, 1st Infantry Regiment, 196th Light Infantry Brigade, Americal Division February 1949 - January 17, 1970 On September 15, Spc. 4 Donald Sloat was posthumously awarded the Medal Of Honor for his actions in 1970 in Vietnam: Specialist Four Donald P. Sloat … [Read more...]

Winter Wellness Must-Have

Cold season is here! Between holiday parties, family photos and outings with friends, you want to feel and look your best during the holidays. However, winter weather doesn't always make that easy. Winter months often greet people with the sniffles and chapped lips. The wind and cold are also known to aggravate cold sores. Bill gets cold sores every … [Read more...]

Make the holidays feel warmer with SOL ALPACA

Oh, the weather outside is frightful here in Chicago. It feels like we went from barely fall to the deep depths of winter. Depending on where you live here in Illinois determines the amount of snow you got this last weekend. I got several inches, but further north got up to a foot! If you […]

Help With Asurion

This post was sponsored by Asurion as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. It is hard to believe that I’ll be shopping for Christmas at the end of this week.  (yes, I am one of those crazy black Friday shoppers!).  This is the time of year we buy our loved ones gadgets and […]

Samsung Galaxy Note5 #SprintMom

I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Influence Central for Sprint. I received product to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Want the perfect gift for under the tree this holiday season?  The Samsung Galaxy Note5 should definitely be on your list of gifts this […]

Put Your Heart Into It with Meg LaFauve and Kelsey Mann #GoodDinoEvent

If you want to talk to 2 people who love their jobs, you have to talk to Screenwriter Meg LaFauve and Story Supervisor Kelsey Mann. It is pretty amazing what goes into making a movie and talking to Meg LaFauve and Kelsey Mann brings us back to the beginning. They are there from the start […]