Men & Shopping

Bill and I went to Home Depot today to price up a lot of the stuff we need for the basement. I swear that shopping with men is a futile endeavor. I almost told Bill he better start looking at life insurance rates. He kept getting frustrated at me, because I was looking at things that weren't on the list. He also was getting seriously frustrated me when I … [Read more...]

Will Update

Guess what? Will finally started walking with his left foot! I didn't need market research to tell me he would be it when he was good and ready. However, it was a tad frustrating to watch him only take a step with his right foot and stop. We actually got him to take several steps in a row tonight! I also think he's getting another tooth! I think I … [Read more...]

I’ve got a secret for mommy bloggers. . .

Want to get paid to talk about the things you love (and some that you don't like quite as much)? Well, Izea (the company that brought you PayPerPost) will be shortly offering a new service called SocialSpark. This brings in a new era of blogging for advertisers and bloggers alike. SocialSpark is both a social networking site and a place to find things to … [Read more...]


Today, I had to say goodbye to my trusty Airwalks.  It was a sad day.  I've had these shoes for about 13 years.  I think I got them in high school, so they may be a bit older.  I loved these shows.  They were comfortable and they lasted a long time.  The only reason I had to buy a new pair of shoes was because the heels on the shoes were wearing out and … [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 […]