5 Rules to Follow if you Wear Contacts

Did you know that nearly 41 million adults in the U.S. (more than one in ten people) and 125 million people worldwide wear contact lenses? In my house, we all have the need for glasses. I got mine in 7th grade and Bill got his as an adult. My kids have been wearing glasses since they have been 3 years old. When Madison was 10, she asked for contacts, and we … [Read more...]

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 laughed that hard in a very long time!  This show is so worth going … [Read more...]

Kindness is Magic

My kids started school already. I made sure that I told my kids to be nice. Be nice to your friends, be nice to your teachers, and be nice to the new kids in your class. It has to be hard to come to a new school where everybody already knows each other. Our school would be especially tough, because we are so small. We are Pre-K through 8th grade and have … [Read more...]


This contest is over. Congrats to Dree and Erin Walsh! If you want a great stocking stuffer for a person who has pets, the FurBuster is just what you need.  This is the only professional grade grooming tool that has interchangeable blades. Pet owners can groom both cats and dogs with the FurBuster.  Trips to groomers can easily cost $45 or more; wouldn't … [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 […]