Dinosaur Train Giveaway

This giveaway is now over. The winner is Anne. Congrats! My kids are huge fans of Dinosaur Train, so we were sure to watch the newest television special on August 20th:  Dinosaur Train Under the Sea.  Instead of taking the Dinosaur Train over land, this time they go into water.  They explore the  Cretaceous, Jurassic, and Triassic oceans to learn about … [Read more...]

Why I’m Glad I’m Not Kate

You know, Kate from Kate Plus 8. I like her show. I am happy that it came back. I'm watching the "Inside Kate's World" episode right now, and man, I'm glad I don't have her life. (Yes, it's TIVOd.  I missed it when it actually aired).  I heard some statements that I have to agree with. Mostly, Angelina Jolie has lots of kids and she's not a bad mom if she … [Read more...]


One of the things Madison has been begging for is Bendaroos.  She saw an infomercial a while back and has been dying to have these.  As you can see, she is enjoying taking her Bendaroos out and separating them.  They stick and stay in whatever configuration you put them in.  What I loved the most was that you can unbend them!  Bendaroos literally can almost … [Read more...]

Sid The Science Kid: Everybody Move Your Feet

I had no idea that Sid The Science Kid had expanded into books until recently.  We are huge Sid The Science Kid fans.  Sid has a way to entrance both my 6 yr old and my 2 yr old. Sid The Science Kid:  Everybody Move Your Feet is a great book.  May is National Physical Fitness Month and this book is about getting up and moving around!  Sid wants to sit 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 […]