10 Tips For The Perfect Christmas Card Photo

I don't know about you, but I like to send pictures of my kids with my Christmas cards.  It's even better when I can make the picture as part of the Christmas card.  That is why I thought I'd pass along some tips I've learned over the years: 1.  Take a camera where ever you go.  Sometimes you can get a great picture without even trying! 2.  Start early. … [Read more...]

The Flashcard Zoo

As you all know, I love fun and educational stuff and The Flashcard Zoo fits the bill.  We've been working with will to get him to talk more and what better way we thought than flashcards!  We picked the animal cards from them to use.  However, you are able to make your own customized cards. The thing I love the most about these cards is that they are … [Read more...]

Sony Mommy Blogger Event

I am so bad. I have been so busy since I got back, I am finally now writing about this awesome event. I was contacted about this the day before my birthday (I know, what a great birthday present!!!). Sony wanted to talk to 15 mommy bloggers and give us some cameras (I didn't know this last part till the day before I left for the trip!). All expenses paid … [Read more...]


Today the photographer people are coming back to show me the pictures. Woo hoo!!! There are 2 that I know I want for sure. There is a family one, and there is one with Madison and Will. The problem is going to be deciding which ones I want of Will. I am hoping after I order them today, they get here shortly. We have one picture of Will up and we have 5 … [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 […]