Having Those Tough Conversations About Caregiving #SHGenworth


Disclosure: Information for this post is sourced from Genworth Financial but feature my own thoughts and opinions. Each year I get older, so do my parents and the circle of life comes into light.  They took care of me when I was younger and I will probably have to take care of them as they get older. […]

Quick Family Dinner Recipe With Country Crock #QuickFixCasseroles

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Disclosure: This is a sponsored post in partnership with Country Crock and Clever Girls Collective. Now that I have two kids in school, homework, swim lessons, and all those random events that pop up out of nowhere, I find myself struggling to get dinner on the table at a suitable time.  I’m either playing outside […]

3 ways to wind down when the kids have gone to bed

Disclosure:  This guest post is written by Thomas Shannon.  Coming from Sheffield, Tom’s hobbies include writing and recording music, and creating video games. He also runs events to do with video games where people come to watch tournaments. Tom is currently studying in his final year at university. Parents today have a tough time finding […]

“Give A Minute, Help Make-A-Wish” #StraightTalkWish

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Disclosure:  I participated in this sponsored campaign for One2One Network. I received monetary compensation, but all opinions stated are my own. Did you ever think a wireless service can make a difference?  Well every Saturday in September, Straight Talk Wireless will donate $1 to Make-A-Wish for each person that visits their participating local Walmart and […]

Check Out Language Stars For the 2013/2014 Academic Year & Win a Contest!


Disclosure:  I received compensation in exchange for sharing this information. Language Stars is currently enrolling for the 2013/2014 Academic Year throughout its current 15 locations in the Chicago area (including a new N. Wrigleyville center.)  If you have never heard of Languauge Stars, they are a play-driven foreign language class for kids between the ages […]

Who Knew All These Ingredients Causes Gas? #Beano


Disclosure:  I am sponsored by Beano in exchange for sharing this information and creating a recipe. Okay so gas is something no one wants to talk about but at some point, we all experience.  Well maybe you don’t but then maybe also you don’t eat all those yummy gas inducing foods, and believe me I […]

7 Steps to a Spa Day in Your Own Bathroom

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Disclosure:  This is a sponsored post written by Louisa Parsons, a confirmed spa addict, who would love to be able to afford a weekly trip to her favorite spa. Since she hasn’t won the lottery (yet), she writes about creating a welcoming, relaxing home for blogs and magazines. Ahhhh … there’s nothing like a spa day, […]

The Time Machine

Disclosure:  This post is sponsored in exchange for sharing this information. I have always been a bit fascinated with time and the strange things it does. As a child when the summer holidays came, they felt endless as if these fun-filled days of outdoor play in the half-hearted British sunshine might last forever. Then by […]

What Are Some Benefits of a VPN? @HotspotShield #HotspotShield


Disclosure:  I am a Hotspot Shield Ambassador that is compensated and will be sharing my honest opinion. First off in case you don’t know, I’ll explain what a VPS is?  A VPN (Virtual Private Network) enables computer users to send encrypted data over perviously unencrypted networks.  Basically its safe web browsing, private and secure. Hotspot […]