Head to CVS MinuteClinic to #GoBackHealthy

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Disclosure:  This is a sponsored post through CVS in exchange for sharing this information and my opinion. Going back-to-school can mean a lot things depending on the person’s age and there are so many things to do to get ready.  For me when school got out last month I thought to myself how I have […]

Who Knew an RV Could Save a Family Money? #spon #GoRVing

Disclosure: This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Go RVing via Burst Media. The opinions and text are all mine. Okay so I am not a camping person. I have stayed in a log cabin before, pop-up trailer and trailer home, but that is as far as I will go. My […]

Cooking Up Good With Kraft Foods #CookingUpGood #spon


Disclosure:  This post is sponsored by Lunchbox. All opinions are my own. Before the Internet and most recently Pinterest, I can only imagine how hard it was to come up with simple yet delicious recipes for family meals.  I have a hard enough time now and I have both the Internet and Pinterest!  Thanks though to Pinterest, […]

Check Out AvoDerm’s Glow & Tell Pet Facebook Photo Contest #AvoDermGlow

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Disclosure:  This is a sponsored post in exchange for sharing this information and my opinion. To so many people, pets are like another family member.  While we don’t have a dog right now, my kids love my parent’s dog. Scooby is a big dog that has been around since before I had kids and has always […]

New Way to Bank for Millennials in Chicago From Liberty Bank

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Disclosure:  This is a sponsored post from Liberty Bank. A bank account with no minimum balances or monthly fees?  Sounds crazy nowadays as banks seem to live off consumer fees. Well Liberty Bank has decided to do something about it for the Millennial generation.  Consumers ages 18-34 years old (aka Millennials) can now bank easier […]

Simple & Ouch-Free First Aid Spray Makes Summer Boo-Boo’s a Breeze #PuracynFirst

Disclosure: This is a product-provided, sponsored conversation that contains affiliate links. I received one 4 oz. spray bottle of Puracyn® OTC Wound & Skin Care and a branded first aid kit. All opinions, text and experiences are my own. It seems like everyday one of my three kids comes to me with a cut, scrape […]

Taking Advantage of Summer in Chicago & Being Prepared #HealthyEssentials #ad #Moms4JNJConsumer

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Disclosure:  This post is part of the HEALTHY ESSENTIALS® 2014 program by Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, Inc. and The Motherhood, who sent me a box of products and compensated me for my time. Opinions, experiences and photos shared here are all my own, and I hope you enjoy them. Weather in Chicago can be pretty crazy.  One […]

No More “FOUP” with Tasteful Selections Potatoes {Loaded Baked Potato Salad Recipe}

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Disclosure:  I received compensation in exchange for creating and sharing my honest opinion and this recipe. Potatoes to me are such a versatile food.  They can be boiled, mashed, baked, grilled, roasted, diced, you name it you can pretty much do it.  Well Tasteful Selections are a brand of potatoes that come in several varieties […]

Protecting Your Family’s Eyes From Blue Light {Infographic}

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Disclosure:  I will receive compensation and product in exchange for sharing my honest opinion and this information. The other day I was sitting on the couch with my laptop and I looked around at my family only to see all four of them engrossed in their own tablet, smartphone or the television.  Everyone we go […]