Sports Safety Time!

Do your kids play sports? Mine do. They love to play soccer. Like most sports, there is always the opportunity to get hurt. Madison is my perfect example. This kid is a soccer ball magnet. I know you are all laughing, but the poor kid gets hit with a soccer ball every time there is a soccer ball anywhere near her. Last season, it didn't matter if she was just … [Read more...]

Can You Afford To Get Old?

Brought to you by Genworth. How many of us go through life thinking bad things will never happen to us? I think it is a good chunk of us who think we will never need companies like Genworth. We'll never get sick, we'll never need life insurance, we'll never need long term care insurance. Then, life gets in the way. If you read this blog regularly, … [Read more...]

When It Is Your Time To Go

Brought to you by Genworth. Sometimes real life makes you have conversations you weren't expecting to have. If you haven't heard yet, Paul Walker is dead. He's the celebrity that was in the Fast and Furious series of movies. He was 40 years old and was involved in an accident. He was the passenger in the car, and both he and the driver died. After much … [Read more...]

How to enroll in the new health plans in Illinois #affordablecareact #obamacare

Did you that as of today you can start buying your health insurance coverage on the exchanges in Illinois?  There are many different plans you choose from based on:  price, out-to-pocket costs, doctors in network, etc.  Most people will have to have insurance in 2014 or face a fine.  (Disclosure:  I am currently covered under my husband's plan that he gets … [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 […]