I’m DoublingDown!

This post brought to you by DoubleDown Casino. The content and opinions expressed below are that of My Thoughts, Ideas, and Ramblings. Who doesn't love casinos and social networking (like Facebook)?  One of the best parts of being in a casino is the social portion of it!  That is where DoubleDown Casino comes into play.  DoubleDown has so many games … [Read more...]

Staycation Vacation

In the interest of saving money, we are looking to stay local this summer. However, this isn't as easy as it sounds. I'll be honest -- my first idea came from watching Kate Plus 8 and seeing Discovery Cove. That place looked awesome! That being said -- I went to price it out. Ummm, yeah. Way to pricey for us. Their prices start at $200 a person. Yes, … [Read more...]

Why I Should Be An Izea Insider

Izea is having a pilot program to help them spread the word about IZEA sites, products and services, create a stronger bond within our existing community, and provide provide product insight and assist in continuing innovation. They are looking for some people to give them a hand and want to know why we think we are a great fit for this position.  What do … [Read more...]

Izeafest – Day 2

We learned on Day 1 that we had to get there bright and early to make sure that we got a plugin for our laptops.  Without that, day one didn't have a lot of blogging or twittering going on.  Well, at least not from me.  Day 2 started with a keynote speech from Merlin Mann.  I have to say that it was one of the best keynote speeches I have ever heard.  His … [Read more...]

Make the holidays feel warmer with SOL ALPACA

Oh, the weather outside is frightful here in Chicago. It feels like we went from barely fall to the deep depths of winter. Depending on where you live here in Illinois determines the amount of snow you got this last weekend. I got several inches, but further north got up to a foot! If you […]

Help With Asurion

This post was sponsored by Asurion as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. It is hard to believe that I’ll be shopping for Christmas at the end of this week.  (yes, I am one of those crazy black Friday shoppers!).  This is the time of year we buy our loved ones gadgets and […]

Samsung Galaxy Note5 #SprintMom

I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Influence Central for Sprint. I received product to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Want the perfect gift for under the tree this holiday season?  The Samsung Galaxy Note5 should definitely be on your list of gifts this […]

Put Your Heart Into It with Meg LaFauve and Kelsey Mann #GoodDinoEvent

If you want to talk to 2 people who love their jobs, you have to talk to Screenwriter Meg LaFauve and Story Supervisor Kelsey Mann. It is pretty amazing what goes into making a movie and talking to Meg LaFauve and Kelsey Mann brings us back to the beginning. They are there from the start […]