Wordless Wednesday: Fallen Branch

We woke up to this Friday morning: That branch is about 25 feet up in the air hanging by who knows what. We ended up having to get somebody to come out immediately. We were afraid that it was going to take out my neighbors fence or our swingset. The guy had to climb the tree to get it down. Can you see him? This is the branch once they … [Read more...]

Win a Hasbro Game!

My family and I are such huge Hasbro fans.  They just make quality products that stand the test of time.  That is why I am excited to tell you about two of their new products:  Star Wars Fighter Pods and Bop It! XT. Fighter Pods are miniature collectible versions of the characters from all six “Star Wars” films and “The Clone Wars” animated series. The … [Read more...]

Wave At The Bus

Who doesn't like embarrassing their kids? When the high school's bus routes changed this year, 16-year-old Rain Price soon found out he'd be going right past his house every single morning. Much to his chagrin, he also found out his dad would be standing outside, waving. But his dad raised it a level and dressed up. Every. Single. Day. His mom took … [Read more...]

Gnomeo & Juliet

Who didn't have to read Romeo and Juliet in high school?  If you did, this story will sound very familiar to you.  This is the kids version of Romeo and Juliet, and Disney, you did well! Gnomeo and Juliet have you entering the world of garden gnomes.  Who knew all the mischief they were getting into when we weren't looking?!?  Caught in a feud between … [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 […]