Verizon Wireless Hotspot Saved The Weekend #VWVoices #Mom


“A Family That Hotspots Together, Stays Together. ” A couple weekends ago we were having issues with our home internet service.  If you’ve ever had problems with your Internet,  with kids… the summer…. Kid 1:MA!!!!!! WHAT’S WRONG WITH THE INTERNET?????? Kid 2:Ma!!!!!! The internets not working!!!!! Kid 3:Maaaaaaa! MAAAAAAA!!!!! HOT SPOT, take me away!!!!! This […]

The Big Device Reveal #VZWVoices #MOM

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 pic

Those of you that follow me on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter are already aware of the device we received to review for the next few months. Last week I attended the Verizon Moms Voices Kickoff. I arrived at our meeting place, the Sheraton Hotel Downtown Chicago. Before I knew I could check in early, I […]

Blogher Mode, Purse Remorse and a Tourist In My Own City


I’m in straight Blogher mode. Between fitting in my clients, getting last minute things and making sure the house is in order, Blogher here I come! We went shopping last week and I was looking for a Vera Bradley bag to carry my ‘easy to get to’ essentials.  Then I remembered my Franklin Covey bag […]

School’s out, registration and Blogher13


Yesterday morning I picked my daughter up from the airport.  School is officially out.  They have mandatory summer school which means all athletes have to attend the first session of summer school. I thought she hadn’t been home for 6 months, but she reminded me that she did come home for spring break.  How did […]

Jala’s #BarbieIsMoving Experience

Jala Barbie Photo

If your the mom of young kids or when you kids were younger, did the get the “Are we there yet?” Syndrome?  Well, in some cases it’s the… “Are we going today?” Syndrome.  Whenever I would tell my kids we’re going somewhere Friday, I’m going to hear about it everyday, until that day.  So, I […]

The next generation of social media


We sat down to eat breakfast this morning and my daughter said, “WAIT! I almost forgot to take a picture of my food.” She ran in the kitchen to get her camera. I have a mini laptop that I no longer use and I let her use it to play around with the video recorder. […]

The Children’s Place $25.00 Giftcard Giveaway


I received an invite to attend Holiday Shop Day at the Children’s Place. so,today my daughter and I went to ‘get our shop on!’ Besides all of the Glitz & Glamour, I was excited about all or the sales signs posted around the store. I picked up these boots in black for Jala. Here are […]

My birthday gift to me…BlogHer ’13

BlogHer '13

I’m so there!  When I heard BlogHer will be in Chicago next year….I was pumped!  I had been researching conferences to attend next year and BlogHer was top on my list.  Last week I was ready to purchase my ticket and was worried that me leaving for New York and the ticket registration would clash […]

#KmartBTS Blogger Event

Me and other bloggers

                Last week I attended #KmartBTS Blogger Event at Mastros Restaurant, Downtown Chicago.   All Photos Courtesy of Clifton Henri Photography They shared information on their layaway program and was willing to have an open dialogue with bloggers of any comments and concerns about Kmart.  We put the […]

The Children’s Place Back To School Fashion

The Childrens Place BTSF

I received an invite to attend The Children’s Place Back To School Fashion Event last Friday and to do some shopping on them. I remember going to The Children’s Place when I was a child and have shopped there from time to time for my kids. So, with Mini Me in tow….. We headed to […]