Help Us Raise Funds For The American Cancer Society Walk & Roll

An amazing thing happened when I lost almost 80 lbs., we became more active as a family. Even though Bill hasn't joined me in my weight loss, he decided that as a family we were going to do The American Cancer Society Walk & Roll this April.  Walk & Roll speaks to us because funds raised enable the American Cancer Society to fight back against all … [Read more...]

Cassandra's Angel

Cassandra's Angel brings an inspiring message of self-empowerment to children of all ages. Everyone is telling Cassandra that she just can't do anything right, whether it's tidying her room or painting a picture. She starts to feel misunderstood and alone (and who hasn't felt like that!). Then she meets a very special angel who shares a secret that will … [Read more...]

Camp Packs Giveaway!

This giveaway is now over. The winner is Janice Crespo. Congrats! When you have a three year old and a seven year old, everything (and I mean everything) needs to be labeled.  Since Will is in preschool, every single item he brings there (hat, gloves, coat, backpack, shoes, etc) all need to be labeled.  However, a Sharpie only works so good and only for so … [Read more...]

The Heroes of Olympus, Book One: The Lost Hero

Bill (my husband) is a huge Percy Jackson fan. After seeing the movie, he picked up the series and hasn't put it down since (he ever got a library card, so he could continue reading!).  Rick Riordan has such a great way he tells stories.  These books are geared towards the 9 - 12 year old crowd, but adults get pulled in too. Even though this series of books … [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 […]