Transform Your Bedroom with These Four Top Tips

This is a guest post. Clear The Clutter Bedrooms are magnets for clutter. Since most of us tend to spend very little time awake in the room, we think nothing of throwing clothes on the floor or leaving the bed unmade as we head out the door. Yet the old saying ‘tidy house, tidy mind’ really does ring true, and a cluttered room is actually able to impact … [Read more...]

Kitchen Changes

I'd love to remodel my kitchen.  However, Bill won't let do any big money changes until the kids are older (and can't wreck it.  Though I don't know why he doesn't think they can wreck it when they are older!).  Instead, I keep making cosmetic changes like adding an island kitchen cart (or was it a drop leaf kitchen cart), redoing the counters, buying new … [Read more...]

Art Gripper

I've always got things I want to be hanging on the kids's bedroom walls. However, it is very difficult to find something that doesn't take the paint off the walls or that doesn't leave a gooey mess. Art Gripper is exactly what I needed!  I have used it in Madison's room to hang a ginormous poster of a dog.  I've also used Art Gripper to hang poster board … [Read more...]

Nancy Drew Games Review

Can you believe it has been 12 years since the first Nancy Drew computer game came out? Me either! Secrets Can Kill was the start of a great legacy of great games for girls (like the books!). Even though the Nancy Drew games are for ages ten and up, it is a game I can play with my daughter who is six. I don't have to worry about content not appropriate … [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 […]