Something New For Easter Stories: Baby Bunny Cookie Cakes Debut & More

From 2013 to 2014, purchases of Easter Baskets doubled at And the company expects sales will be 25% higher by the end of the season. (As an aside, Grandparents are fueling this trend by sending baskets to their grandkids, especially those who live far away). The No. 1, best-selling Easter basket (so far this year) is the … [Read more...]

Alpha and Omega 2: A Howl-iday Adventure

Snuggle up together and get ready for a holiday adventure fit for the "howl" family! Join the unlikely pair of wolves, Kate and Humphrey, and their new frisky family of cubs in an exciting winter journey in Alpha and Omega 2: A Howl-Iday Adventure!  Kate and Humphrey and their three wolf cubs (Stinky, Claudette, and Runt) are happily preparing to … [Read more...]

What’s for dinner on Sunday night at your house?

With the weather finally warming up, grilling is in our very near feature. Forty degree is warm here in Chicago (after those 30 below zero wind chills anything above 0 is warm to us!). Our weekdays with our kids are busy. We do a lot of running around getting kids to their activities. There isn't a lot of time to plan dinner. However, on the weekends, we … [Read more...]

Do you do the Layaway Dance?

This is a sponsored post. I am a Kmart blogger, though all opinions are my own. If you’re wondering what it is about @Kmart Layaway that makes people spontaneously breakout in catchy dance moves, you should probably check this #KmartLayawayDance video out! At Kmart, Layaway doesn’t start and end with the holidays. You can use Kmart Layaway all year … [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 […]