I’m Not Cute!

Welcome back Baby Owl!  With visions of himself a huge scary sleep sharp-eyed hunting machine, the adorable little creature goes out for a walk in the woods.  Every animal he meets thinks he is so cute, fluffy, and hugable.  Baby Owl doesn't want to be any of those things, so he shouts "I'm not cute!" Then mom comes along and she agrees before … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day

I am trying to figure out what I should be getting my mom for Mother's Day. I know its not for another month, but I like to start early. I already know what we are getting Bill's mom. My mom is the problem. She is seriously very hard to shop for. I would love to get her a walk in bathtubs. She has a really bad back. Now, she thinks she is getting … [Read more...]

Stoves, PR, RankSpanks, and Izearanks

I spent today trying to find a new oven online. My oven has decided to have a mind of its own. Sometimes it is twenty five degrees below what I set it; sometimes it is twenty five over. The thing can't make up its mind, and it is getting increasingly more difficult to cook. What does this have to do with Izea? The Rankspank Well, several months ago, … [Read more...]

Business Card Reader

Every so often I come across a product that Bill could really use at work. Since it is a smaller company, sometimes they actually take our suggestions. The product I saw today was for a business card reader. As a project manager, he has hundreds of business cards that he keeps in a file. He has business cards from general contractors to suppliers to customers … [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 […]