It seems like fate

As I wrote in my other post, my cousin recently died.  My cousin was beautician and had been doing my mother's hair for the last 33 years.  She really needed a perm, however, she was waiting for my cousin to get better.  Obviously, that did not happen.  My mom made an appointment at the same place that I had my hair done at for my wedding.  We had great … [Read more...]

A Rough Patch

It doesn't seem so long ago (it wasn't either -- it was June when my aunt died and yes this is the same side of my family) that I was writing a post similar to this.  On Saturday night, my uncle passed away.  I think he was 82, so he lived a full life.  The weekend prior he had a heart attack and last week he had a stroke.  The wake is … [Read more...]

Alzheimer’s Memory Walk

As many of you may know, the Alzheimer Association is a cause that is near and dear to my heart. I know too many people that have had such a horrible disease. It truly steals who you are right out from underneath you. My mom figures that her dad (my grandfather) had it. I have several great aunt and uncles that have had it also. More recently, Bill's … [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 […]