Hamburger Helper To The Rescue! #freebeef

Both of my kids play soccer. Right now, we are in the middle of spring soccer season, so my life has been a bit crazy. My kids play on two different teams, and I coach one of those teams! That means I have soccer games and practices in different places at the same time some days. Last week, my daughter had a game every single night. It was crazy!! Did … [Read more...]

Netflix Picks for A Snow Day #StreamTeam

There may be nearly two feet of snow on the ground (20 inches here in Oak Lawn!), but the real adventure today can start indoors. If today is a snow day at your house, here are a few TV shows and movies from Netflix that will get everyone's imaginations running wild.  Whether you choose to host a (slightly tamer) game day a la Jumanji or create a science … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Hero

This post was suggested by Kathi Sgt. Maj. Jon Cavaiani 70 years old from Stanford, California August 2, 1943 - July 29, 2014 When Sergeant Cavaiani and the remaining platoon members could not halt the enemy advance, he ordered his men to escape while he laid down covering fire. As they ran, the citation said, he "recovered a machine gun, stood up, … [Read more...]

Troll of Your Tongue – #TheBoxtrolls

Can you believe Boxtrolls will finally be in the theater tomorrow? My kids are dying to see this movie, so yours are probably too! Heck, I can't wait to see this movie either! You've seen the previews, but you haven't seen how they made this movie. That's why this is cool to watch! Boxtrolls is a family event movie from the creators of “Coraline” and … [Read more...]

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 […]

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 […]