Meeting a fellow blogger

My friend Elizabeth and I talk quite a bit on Messenger -- almost daily -- so it wasn't weird for me to be talking to her this afternoon.  However, she decide to come visit my kids and me today!  The cool part of this is that Elizabeth lives 4 hours from me!  Elizabeth and her 2 year old are at my house right now for a visit.  The three kids (my two and her … [Read more...]

Stoves, PR, RankSpanks, and Izearanks

I spent today trying to find a new oven online. My oven has decided to have a mind of its own. Sometimes it is twenty five degrees below what I set it; sometimes it is twenty five over. The thing can't make up its mind, and it is getting increasingly more difficult to cook. What does this have to do with Izea? The Rankspank Well, several months ago, … [Read more...]

Guarding the Computer

Yes, we allow Madison access to the internet. Does it scare me? Definitely. I will never forget when two of my aunts went searching for apple pie recipes. Let's just say the first link they went to was not for the apple pie recipe they were looking for! They laugh about it now, but at the time, they were quite shocked.  I can only imagine how my kids … [Read more...]

Blogging, Hosting, and All That Jazz

Once people find out that you do blogging and sometimes even get paid for it, they all seem interested in finding out how you do what you do. The hard part for me is taking almost two years of knowledge and condensing it down to a five minute synopsis and still have them understand what I am talking about. I try to hit the major points and let them make … [Read more...]

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 definiately 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 […]

Sierra Trading Post

Who doesn’t like saving money?  I know that I love saving a buck or two whenever I can, so I love that  Sierra Trading Post makes it easier to explore by offering incredible savings on the best brands from around the world!  They have developed long-term partnerships with the best brand names in the business and […]