My Thoughts On McFarland USA and My Talk With Director Niki Caro

“McFarland, USA” is inspired by a 1987 true story, in which an unlikely band of inexperienced, under-equipped, young Latino runners with exceptional determination rise to become cross-country state champions under the leadership of their coach, Jim White. Over the years since then, the McFarland High School cross-country teams have won nine state … [Read more...]

The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes

I live with a perfectionist.  It takes Madison twice as long to do her homework, because if her writing isn't perfect, we have to erase and start over.  It drives me insane which is why I happily introduced this book to her. The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes is about Beatrice Bottomwell.    She is a nine-year-old girl who has never (not once!) made a mistake. … [Read more...]

Countdown To Christmas: Bergino Baseballs

Do you know anyone who is a sports fan?  If so, you need to get them one of these Bergino's baseballs.  I own two of these, and they are awesome.  Not only do you get a cool looking baseball, you get a piece of turf that goes underneath.  They definitely are a talking piece for everyone who sees them.  I know that every person who has seen them in my house … [Read more...]

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 […]

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 definitely be on your list of gifts this […]