Keeping Your Kids Safe On The Internet With Torch

As parents, the internet is a scary place.  I can say that with the kids (ages 11 and 8).  They don't understand all the danger that is out there.  I mean, I cringe at some of my behavior when I was in college, and I should have known better!  That was in the days of Telnet (have I aged myself at all there?), and I think the Internet was … [Read more...]

10 Things You Didn’t Know ABout Riley’s First Date With Director Josh Cooley & Producer Mark Nielsen #InsideOutBloggers

Do you remember what your first date was like? Or do you remember what your kids' first date was like? Riley's First Date is a glimpse into what that is like. (My daughter is 11, so I am hoping I have a little more time before that happens here!) I got to talk to both Director Josh Cooley and Producer Mark Nielsen about what it was like making Riley's First … [Read more...]

Celebrate Magic At Mealtime With RaguĀ® With A Hearty Lasagna Recipe

At our house, we try and eat dinner together every night.  Family dinners usually provide the most face to face time you will have with your family. The average time spent in daily, exclusive, parent/child conversation is 14.5 minutes a day.  Does that hold true for your family?  Shared family dinners provide the most significant parent/child … [Read more...]

Inside Out With Director Peter Docter & Producer Jonas Rivera

Inside Out is one of my family's favorite movies. That is why I was so excited to be able to interview Director Peter Docter & Producer Jonas Rivera and pick their brains on this movie. It is always awesome to hear about how a movie gets made. Plus, it always impresses me how much time, research, and effort go into these films! The first question we … [Read more...]

10 Reasons You Must Watch Jessica Jones #streamteam

I was going to write about what you should be watching today on Thanksgiving.  Instead, I’m going to tell you to binge watch Jessica Jones, because it is my new favorite guilty pleasure.  Jessica Jones is Netflix’s newest series, and it is absolutely amazing. They have done an awesome job with this unlikely superhero.  Here […]

Make the holidays feel warmer with SOL ALPACA

Oh, the weather outside is frightful here in Chicago. It feels like we went from barely fall to the deep depths of winter. Depending on where you live here in Illinois determines the amount of snow you got this last weekend. I got several inches, but further north got up to a foot! If you […]

Help With Asurion

This post was sponsored by Asurion as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. It is hard to believe that I’ll be shopping for Christmas at the end of this week.  (yes, I am one of those crazy black Friday shoppers!).  This is the time of year we buy our loved ones gadgets and […]

Samsung Galaxy Note5 #SprintMom

I participated in an Ambassador Program on behalf of Influence Central for Sprint. I received product to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Want the perfect gift for under the tree this holiday season?  The Samsung Galaxy Note5 should definitely be on your list of gifts this […]