The Makeshift Mailbox

This is what my mailbox now looks like after our fix.  If you didn't read that post, a snow plow hit our mailbox in the middle of the night Friday night.  However, you have to have a mailbox to have your mail delivered.  Since the ground is frozen here, we can't replace the mailbox anytime soon.  Here is what it looks like now: … [Read more...]

About that new car . . .

Remember that Prius we went on the waiting list for back in July?  Well, we had one false start about 3 weeks ago when they told us our car was in.  However, when we got there, it was the wrong car completely!  Needless to say, we were not happy campers.  However, there really wasn't much we could do besides complain.  Well, we got a phone call today (after … [Read more...]

About that mailbox . . .

I've never been a big fan of my mailbox.  However, it served its purpose till last night.  We woke up this morning to our mailbox laying on the ground.  Since a lot of my product reviews are sent by the mail, this is a very bad, bad thing.  Second problem, it snowed here last night, so the ground is frozen.  We think it was hit by the snow plow in the middle … [Read more...]

Santa & Macy’s Team Together

Sometimes companies really do get it right, and Macy's certainly has this year.  They have teamed up with Santa and the Make-A-Wish Foundation this Christmas.  At all Macy's stores, there will be a special mailbox for your kids to drop off their letters to Santa.  For every letter collected, Macy's will donate $1 to Make-A-Wish Foundation up to $1 million … [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 […]