Samsung Galaxy S 5 Sport smartphone

I participated in an Influencer Activation Program on behalf of Mom Central Consulting for Sprint. I received a sample device to facilitate this review and a promotional item to thank me for participating. As many of you may know, Bill and I have been making some huge lifestyle changes this summer.  He is currently down 45 lbs.,  and … [Read more...]

Getting Fit in 2014 #GetMotivated

The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. Something I have been talking about on Facebook (but haven't gotten a chance to post on here yet) is that I have recently started thyroid medication. I'll go into a full post with what's going on with medically, but … [Read more...]

Smart Toss Sports Theme Math Game

This giveaway is now over. The winner is Mami2jcn. Congrats! The Smart Toss Sports Theme Math Game is a great way to keep your kids sharp throughout the summer.  This is a tossing game that has 4 different sports you can play -- baseball, bowling, golf, and basketball.  Each sport has a skill for you to work on -- addition, subtraction, and multiplication. … [Read more...]

You’ve Been Sentenced

A great fun game to play with your family has to be You've been Sentenced! It's for 8 and up, but with some help, even your new reader can play it.  Each player gets 10 cards.  You take your ten cards and make a sentence that makes sense.  Your sentence then goes to the jury -- that is, your fellow players.  You have to justify why it makes sense to score.  … [Read more...]

Letter From Santa

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Albertsons Stores. The opinions and text are all mine. It is hard to believe, but it is that time of year again! With Christmas right around the corner, Jewel-Osco wants to help you this time of year even more magical. They are assisting in […]

Hoorray! A new cooking app in time for the holidays and a $50 Giveaway Too!

Looking for an app that will help you to find and share recipes and connect with other food enthusiasts?  Hoorray is everything you need and more and is available through a free app download on Apple iTunes and the Google App Store. Hoorray was developed to get Americans excited about cooking in their own kitchens, […]

What are your #GameDayTraditions?

Are you ready for some football? I know I am! There are so many ways to get ready for football games. Now, in my house, we are a house divided. For those of you who don’t know, I am from Green Bay, Wisconsin. I currently live in the suburbs of Chicago here in Illinois. Now, […]