The 5 W’s of Addiction

We all want to lead healthy lives and make healthy choices. We sit in comfortable homes and see stories on the news (and, yes, on pop culture shows too) about people who have lost their lives to addictions or who battle with addictions and we think “how does that even happen?” and “I can’t even imagine that.” Basically we get pretty judgey about it, even when … [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...]

Dogs Have Accidents Too!

We have had our dog Daisy since she was 8 weeks old. Uncle Kyle's dog and Grandma's dog got together, and I ended up with a dog! She was super little when we got her and was the runt of the litter. In potty training her, we have had a lot of accidents. This was my first dog so that was a learning curve for both of us. Even with her accidents, she even … [Read more...]

What healthy choices do you make?

If you know Bill and I in real life, you will know that we have been on a weight loss challenge. I lost 80 lbs. 2 years ago, and then my thyroid quit working last summer and I put on 35 lbs. I've been working with my doctor to lose that weight and then some. In May, Bill ruptured a disc in his neck. One of the things that his pain doctor told us was that he … [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 […]