Neighborhood Toy Store Day

The second Saturday of November each year is the Neighborhood Toy Store Day. It promotes the advantages of shopping local and buying specialty toys. Why should you shop local (this is list is taken from Local Self-Reliance). 1. Local character and prosperity. Your local community's character and prosperity thrive when you shop your local diverse … [Read more...]

Live In Wisconsin? Think Scott Walker’s Budget Repair Won’t Effect You?

The scary thing is that a lot of people in Wisconsin assume that Scott Walker's Budget Repair bill (you know, the one that is trying to bust unions) won't effect them. ¬†However, the bill as it reads now will effect every resident in Wisconsin. ¬†Here are some highlights: Allows the State to take out an additional 200 million in loans,putting the State … [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 […]