Flipflop Wines

As many of you know, Bill and I don't drink a lot of wine.  I would consider us "novice" wine drinkers while I have a sister and 2 sister-in-laws I would consider experts.  We just held Will's birthday party on Saturday, and we had the flipflop wine out for everyone to try. Before I even get to the taste, I have to tell you what I love about the wine right … [Read more...]

The Preschool Screening

My public school drives my absolutely bananas.  I wanted to get Madison's hearing screened just to make sure that there were no problems.  We thought maybe some of Madison's attention issues were due to her not hearing.  However, my school being the pain in butt that they are wouldn't do it unless we scheduled her to be prescreened for preschool through the … [Read more...]

White House Countdown

You all know how I feel about President Bush. If you do not, well let's just say I did not vote for the man. Either time. That being said, I found a site called White House Countdown. They poke fun at all in the political spectrum. This isn't a site against just Republicans or just Democrats. It picks on them both (quite well, might I add). I … [Read more...]

More News On Todd Stroger

I wrote earlier this week about how Todd Stroger's biggest challenge has been the media. You know, none of the important stuff liking laying people off bothered him. I just found out that Mr. Stroger has hired yet another one of his friends for a high paying position! Richard Velazquez is being paid to give legal advice to Todd Stroger. However, his … [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 […]