Celebrate Magic At Mealtime With Ragu® With A Hearty Lasagna Recipe

At our house, we try and eat dinner together every night.  Family dinners usually provide the most face to face time you will have with your family. The average time spent in daily, exclusive, parent/child conversation is 14.5 minutes a day.  Does that hold true for your family?  Shared family dinners provide the most significant parent/child … [Read more...]

Monkey Kingdom Exclusive Interviews – Mark Linfield and Dr Sanjayan

From Disneynature, the studio that brought you Chimpanzee and Bears, comes MONKEY KINGDOM, a spectacular tale set among ancient ruins in the storied jungles of South Asia. Maya, a clever and resourceful monkey, and her family will make you laugh and warm your heart as she realizes her dreams for her son’s future. Narrated by Tina Fey, own this breathtaking … [Read more...]

10 Reasons You Have To Go See Taylor Swift’s 1989 Tour

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for American Express. I received concert tickets and a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Saturday night Bill and I got to be the greatest parents ever. This is one time I totally love the job I get to do. What did we do Saturday night?  We took Madison … [Read more...]

Going on Vacation With Green Dot® Reloadable Prepaid Visa® Card

It is hard to believe that summer is almost here! With school letting out comes vacation time. My family and I will be heading off on vacation. Vacations can be expensive, so we have been saving for a while. That's where the Green Dot® Reloadable Prepaid Visa® Card helps. I don't have to worry about overspending or having to carry a wad of cash! Using the … [Read more...]

EZ Tofu Press Giveaway!

Calling all my tofu fans!  Firm and extra firm tofu is packed in water to keep it fresh. However, if you don’t remove the water, your tofu can be pretty plain.  By removing this water, the tofu can absorb the flavors of spices, marinade, or other foods. Tofu is often called a wonder food because […]

10 Reasons You Must Watch Jessica Jones #streamteam

I was going to write about what you should be watching today on Thanksgiving.  Instead, I’m going to tell you to binge watch Jessica Jones, because it is my new favorite guilty pleasure.  Jessica Jones is Netflix’s newest series, and it is absolutely amazing. They have done an awesome job with this unlikely superhero.  Here […]

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 […]