Category Archives: Family

Ragu $150 American Express Gift Card Winners

Congratulations to the 2 winners of the $150 American Express gift cards! Didn't win? Stay tunned I will be giving away 2 more next week!   Disclosure ~ I administered this giveaway as part of my involvment in the Ragu Mom's The Word on Dinner ambassador program.  Prize fulfillment is handled by the sponsoring brand'sContinue Reading

Chuggington Wooden Railway Table Giveaway

Honk your horns for a great new product from Chuggington, the Lets Ride the Rails Playtable. With 3 boys and a slew of nephews I have seen and built my fair share of train tables and I have to say this table is by far the best one I have ever seen.  It was aContinue Reading

Engine Maintenance with STP Multipurpose Motor Treatment

As an the Community Manager of Collective Bias I don't get many opportunities to participate in our campaigns as I did when I was a community member, and I have to admit I miss it sometimes!  Recently I was assigned to help coordinate a campaign for STP Multipurpose Motor Treatment and as we were discussing the projectContinue Reading

Party Time With Ragu – Recipes and Giveaway

Party Time With Ragu – Recipes and Giveaway

We have a big family and lots of friends so when it comes time for one of the kids birthday parties it can be a big production.  Part of the program I am in with Ragu Mom’s the Word on Dinner is to have a party and show how Ragu can help with easy, healthyContinue Reading

Droid Razr Giveaway!! OMG

Droid Razr Giveaway!! OMG

As you know I have been working with Verizon over the last few months on a program called #MidWestMoms, as part of this program I have received some cool gadgets to play around with including the Xoom Tablet and a Droid Bionic.  I am so excited to announce that I get to share the funContinue Reading

Pizza Soup

Pizza Soup

About 10 years ago I went out to lunch with a few co-workers and had the most interesting soup I have ever tasted in my life, pizza soup.  I raved on and on about it to my husband and we have gone back to that same restaurant several times since then and they have neverContinue Reading

Droid Bionic ~ The Cool Stuff

Droid Bionic ~ The Cool Stuff

I am almost embarrassed to admit that when looking for  a new phone I do look at the technology behind the device, but what really sells me is the apps and how I can customize the phone for me and make it more my own. I recently received a Droid Bionic as part of theContinue Reading

Pottery Barn Kids Halloween!

Pottery Barn Kids Halloween!

The thing I enjoy most about Halloween is the kids Halloween costumes.  I have never been a fan of the big box store type costumes, they all look the same, they only last one night and there is always at least 5 other kids with the same costume. Before I had kids I made HalloweenContinue Reading

Tween Academy – Tweens and Self-Esteem Wrap Up

Last week I had the pleasure of being on a panel for a Tween Academy chat at The Motherhood along with 5 other amazing bloggers and our awesome host Rosalind Weisman, author New York Times bestseller, Queen Bees and Wannabees.  It was so great to talk with other moms who are struggling with how toContinue Reading

Free Books for Your Kids from Scholastic, Kellogg’s and Walmart

I have always been a huge fan of Scholastic Book Clubs.  When I was in school I would get so excited when the teacher would pass out the book club order forms and I get just as excited now when my kids bring them home!  I have also been the Scholastic Book Fair Chairperson atContinue Reading