Parental Responsibility

People often wonder why kids are "so bad nowadays". I really do think some of it comes down to parenting. At both Madison's school and Will's school, I see kids coming out of cars with their coats not even zipped! Now, I live in Illinois where it has been hovering between 15-20 degrees all week. Not only are my kids zipped, they have hats, gloves, hoods … [Read more...]

Accutire Programmable Digital Tire Gauge Giveaway

This giveaway is now over. The winner is Sue E. Congrats! I will be the first to admit that I'm an idiot when it comes to cars.  I need things made super simple and easy.  The Accutire Programmable Digital Tire Gauge does just that. The Accutire Programmable Digital Tire Gauge allows even somebody like me to take their tire pressure and get an accurate … [Read more...]


If you easy want to spruce up a room, I highly recommend Artscape.  As you can see, we put two of these up recently.  Bill and I had both up in less than hour.  We put the Cars one up in Will's room and the Tinkerbell one in Madison's room.  As you can see, these can work on any windows. Artscape has many designs to pick from (so you don't have to pick … [Read more...]


For the last couple of weeks, we have been trying out a projector from Projector123.  Let's just say that it has been such a big hit in our house that Bill now wants to buy one. Can you guess the movie on the left?  It's Cars.  That picture is on one of my walls in the basement.  We didn't have any white walls to use, so that picture is on a blue wall.  It … [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 […]