Brand New and Sparkly

Have you figured out what the surprise is?  LOL  We are still tweaking this new theme, so if anything is funky, please let me know.  I've been chomping at the bit for a while now so we are releasing while it's a work in progress.  Though it is almost done, and I love it! What do you think? … [Read more...]

10 Things You Should Know About John Chow

Besides being an A List blogger, I'll be honest -- I really did not know too much about him.  However, after seeing him at Izeafest (yes, I was too chicken to actually talk to him), I was able to make a couple of observations. 1.  He is a blogger first and a celebrity/speaker second.  He was the only blogger/speaker on the Big Money Blogger … [Read more...]

New Template

So what do you all think?  I think I have had this new template up for a little over a week.  Granted, I didn't put up any digital signage saying "hey, look at me", but I haven't heard a single comment.  Is that good, bad, or didn't anyone notice?  I did keep the header.  Personally, I love it.  I love the dark green, and I love how everything just flows … [Read more...]

Brett Favre Retires!

As most of you know, I am from Wisconsin. More specifically, Green Bay Wisconsin. My parents live close enough to Lambeau Field that you can actually walk over there. Imagine my surprise, when I just heard that Brett Favre has retired. The story is over at, so I am pretty sure it is true. He retires with 5,377 career completions in 8,758 … [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 […]