Christmas Magic: A Changing Picture Book

Have a merry, old-fashioned Christmas with this enchanting book! With the pull of a tab, Santa and his reindeer-driven sleigh fly across a beautiful night sky and over the rooftops. A snow-covered evergreen suddenly lights up beside a glowing fire. Little chefs create a perfect gingerbread house. All these special Christmas moments, and more, magically appear … [Read more...]

I’m too old

Yes, I am admitting it.  We went to a work dinner for Bill's work on Saturday night.  It was about an hour away, so we had already decided to get a hotel room.  It was really fun -- there is no need to be sending out Chicago resumes or resumes anywhere else either.  We had Filet Mignon for dinner (yummy) and free drinks all night.  They even opened a tab up … [Read more...]

When bloggers meet

I finally got the pictures off my camera, and I have to show you all this picture. This is what happens when bloggers meet with their kids. This is Elizabeth from Table4Five with all the kids. Of course, there was no way to get everyone looking at the camera at the same time, so I had to settle with one person. With this many little ones running around, I … [Read more...]

Meeting a fellow blogger

My friend Elizabeth and I talk quite a bit on Messenger -- almost daily -- so it wasn't weird for me to be talking to her this afternoon.  However, she decide to come visit my kids and me today!  The cool part of this is that Elizabeth lives 4 hours from me!  Elizabeth and her 2 year old are at my house right now for a visit.  The three kids (my two and her … [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 […]