10 Tips To Creating A Smarter Home

  With the temperature dropping here in Chicago (seriously, we are down 30 degrees since Friday), we are always looking for ways to make our home "smarter" and more energy efficient.  I’ve got a mixture of energy efficiency and smart home ideas for you.  1. Install a smart thermostat, such as the Nest Learning Thermostat. Smart … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Hero

This post was suggested by Michael Lt. Col. Iceal Hambleton 85 years old from Tucson, Arizona 42nd Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron November 16, 1918 - September 19, 2004 Lt. Col. Iceal Hambleton was a navigator who was shot down over Vietnam in April of 1972. He was the only one of six crewmen to survive and was behind enemy lines for 11 days … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Hero

This post was suggested by Michael Lt. Col. Jerry Coleman89 years old from San Diego, Calif.VMTB-341, VMA-323 September 14, 1924 - January 5, 2014 Jerry Coleman, a decorated war hero, Yankee World Series MVP and Hall of Fame San Diego Padres broadcaster, died January 5 at age 89 after a career of more than 70 years in baseball. Coleman … [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 […]