I scream, you scream, we all scream for Weight Watchers® ice cream

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Weight Watchers® Ice Cream for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Life isn't perfect. I think we all know that by now. Heck, Bill and I have made some pretty huge life changing decisions in the last year that has really made our lives different. For those of you who don't read her regularly, he has lost 70 … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day Shopping With Groupon

This post brought to you by Groupon. The content and opinions expressed below are that of My Thoughts, Ideas, and Ramblings. With Mother's Day right around the corner (yes, it is this weekend!), do you have you Mother's Day gift yet? If you are like my husband, you don't! That being said, there is nothing wrong with saving a little money when searching for … [Read more...]

Quench Your Thirst With A Smoothie and Enjoy 100 Smoothie Recipes!

Bill and I have added working out to our daily routines to help keep our weight off. One of our post workout things we both do is have a great smoothie. Nothing tastes better than a freshly made smoothie in my Ninja Blender. I've been on the lookout for great smoothies for us to drink to keep it fresh and fun here. That's why I started this collection, … [Read more...]

Everything Is Awesome #ShareAwesome #CG

Social media can be used for good. It can be used for awareness, it can be used for education, and it can be used to bring one another up.  I know on my own Facebook page last week I announced my food allergy test results.  (Blog post coming shortly for that.  I go again tomorrow for my environmental allergies and will post when I have a full … [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 […]