Climbing High & More at The Forge: Lemont Quarries (Plus its Dog-Friendly)

I received tickets in exchange for sharing my honest opinion. Finding something that my whole family can enjoy from our dog through teens is never an easy task. My 10-year-old daughter is small and usually too young for things my 13 and 14-year-old sons want to do. The Forge: Lemont Quarries though is seriously a […]

Getting Your Gaming on this Summer with Nintendo Friends

I received product in exchange for sharing my honest opinion. While we take advantage of all the warm weather we have here and head outside, there are plenty of days with bad weather or road trips we head out on. I am happy with a good balance of outside and inside fun especially on days […]

10 Reasons Why Pet Owners Need the New TOPPIN Cordless Stick Vacuum Cleaner

Earlier this year I reviewed the TOPPIN Cordless Stick Vacuum Cleaner and it has been a favorite new item in this household. What I love about stick vacuums is that they are lightweight enough that even my kids can use them and not have to worry about the bulk and cords of a traditional vacuum. […]

Driving Around Town in the 2021 Chrysler Pacifica Limited

I received this car for one week to review in exchange for sharing my honest opinion. First off I have to say I may be a little bias with the Chrysler Pacifica as I reviewed one back in 2017 and then ended up buying one! I truly feel it is a minivan that can do […]

Fill Your Summer with NEW Little Bites Mini Tarts

The coupons for product redemption, information, and gift card have been provided by Entenmann’s Little Bites® so that I could try the product and share my thoughts and information about Entenmann’s Little Bites®. The opinions expressed in this post are my own and do not reflect the opinions of Entenmann’s Little Bites®. Living in the […]

“It Doesn’t Take a Genius”

I received product in exchange for sharing my honest opinion. It Doesn’t Take a Genius A hilarious and moving coming-of-age tale that explores the intersection between self and community and the complexity of Black identity as a boy wonders: if he’s not who he’s always thought he was, who exactly can he be? Emmett and […]

Summer Reading Essentials from Nat Geo Kids Books

I received product/compensation in exchange for sharing my honest opinion. With summer here in full swing, we are all about finding stuff to keep busy around the house. Luckily National Geographic has books for all ages and all personalities and my kids have yet to find one they didn’t like. From big, beautiful, gift-worthy nonfiction […]

Business-savvy & Friendship Middle-Grade Series – “The Startup Squad”

I received product/compensation in exchange for sharing my honest opinion. My daughter just finished up 4th grade and will soon be stepping into middle school. She is just starting to read longer books and with summer I am all about stocking up on books for her. She is full of ideas and loves reading about […]

“It’s Raining Tacos!”

I received product in exchange for sharing my honest opinion. It’s Raining Tacos! Wildly fun and full of laugh-out-loud antics, this interactive sing-along is a zany romp sure to capture fans of Giraffes Can’t Dance and Dragons Love Tacos. Shell we dance? Taco-bout irresistible! Jam out to the catchy, toe-tapping tune “Raining Tacos” from YouTube sensation Parry Gripp, featuring everyone’s […]