Keeping Your Kids Safe On The Internet With Torch

As parents, the internet is a scary place.  I can say that with the kids (ages 11 and 8).  They don't understand all the danger that is out there.  I mean, I cringe at some of my behavior when I was in college, and I should have known better!  That was in the days of Telnet (have I aged myself at all there?), and I think the Internet was … [Read more...]

How @Hefty Box Tops Help and Support Schools and Education

I'm actually not sure how many of you know that I am the Box Top Coordinator for my kids' school. Each Box Tops coupon is worth 10 cents and schools can earn up to $20,000 every year by clipping Box Tops from hundreds of participating products. It isn't a hard job; it is just a time consuming one. (Make sure you thank your kid's school Box Top … [Read more...]

5 Reasons to Love Breyers Ice Cream and a Stars and Stripes Sundae Too!

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Breyers for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. With the last heat of summer upon us, there is still time to enjoy some great ice cream snacks. My kids' school doesn't have air conditioning so nothing is better than ice cream when they come home. Also, our 25 year old air conditioning unit hasn't held up … [Read more...]

Win $25,000 in @BestBuy credit!

The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. I think all our kids schools need better tech.  I know my kids school has old hand me down computers which is why I was excited to learn that Best Buy Education, a direct-channel division of Best Buy┬«, … [Read more...]

Letter From Santa

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Albertsons Stores. The opinions and text are all mine. It is hard to believe, but it is that time of year again! With Christmas right around the corner, Jewel-Osco wants to help you this time of year even more magical. They are assisting in […]

Hoorray! A new cooking app in time for the holidays and a $50 Giveaway Too!

Looking for an app that will help you to find and share recipes and connect with other food enthusiasts?  Hoorray is everything you need and more and is available through a free app download on Apple iTunes and the Google App Store. Hoorray was developed to get Americans excited about cooking in their own kitchens, […]

What are your #GameDayTraditions?

Are you ready for some football? I know I am! There are so many ways to get ready for football games. Now, in my house, we are a house divided. For those of you who don’t know, I am from Green Bay, Wisconsin. I currently live in the suburbs of Chicago here in Illinois. Now, […]