4 Great Online Sites to Get Beautiful, Affordable Glasses

4 Great Online Sites to Get Beautiful, Affordable Glasses

I don’t believe in paying a lot for glasses. I need my glasses to see, but I also think of them as a fashion accessory. I own about 5 pair. Why? Because I know how to get a great deal! And I love to change up my glasses with my look. I alternate wearing eachContinue Reading

School is OVER! Recharge and Relax with Netflix

School is OVER! Recharge and Relax with Netflix

School finally ended for my kids last week. Does anyone else feel that the end of the school year is a lot more hectic than the beginning?? There was so much going on that I felt like I was being pulled in 5 different ways. I feel like a huge weight was lifted off myContinue Reading

Apple’s CarPlay makes Grand Entrance at WWDC

Apple’s CarPlay makes Grand Entrance at WWDC

The below is a guest post. After a long and torturous year of waiting, Apple fans can now finally get their hands on a car that offers the full Apple technology experience. CarPlay is Apple’s latest and most coordinated thrust into the automobile tech world as it allows the integration of music, podcast, iTunes radio,Continue Reading

#eBayDad Gift Guides to Help Get Dad Exactly What He Wants

#eBayDad Gift Guides to Help Get Dad Exactly What He Wants

What type of guy is your Dad? Husband? Boyfriend? Is he a techie? Does he love to travel? Is he into sports? Does he love music? Or is he a male fashionista? Whatever he likes chances are that eBay has just what he is looking for. My guy is a tech lover and somewhat of aContinue Reading

Great Gifts from Best Buy to Outfit Dad’s Man Cave

Great Gifts from Best Buy to Outfit Dad’s Man Cave

Father’s Day is Sunday, June 15th. That means you have 2 weeks to decide and purchase a great gift for the Dad in your life. Whether that is your own father, husband, son, uncle, brother, or boyfriend you want to give a gift that he can use. You want to give a gift that will remainContinue Reading

5 Reasons to Incorporate Video Content into Your Digital Marketing Strategy

5 Reasons to Incorporate Video Content into Your Digital Marketing Strategy

One of the things that I struggle with is incorporating more video into my blogging and marketing. I do like making videos, however a lot goes into making them great. I envy the people who are just naturally camera ready! They roll out of bed and grab the camera, or they make a video any time,Continue Reading

7 Essentials for Outdoor Entertaining

7 Essentials for Outdoor Entertaining

June is here!! The warm weather is upon us. The time has come to spend more time outside than inside. At this time of year I absolutely love entertaining outdoors. Whether it be for a simple dinner with friends, a kid’s birthday party, a special occasion, or just because we have a taste for foodContinue Reading

How hhgregg and Maytag are Filling My Home with Happy! w/ $25 Gift Card Giveaway

How hhgregg and Maytag are Filling My Home with Happy! w/ $25 Gift Card Giveaway

Last week I attended a blogging event at an hhgregg store here in the Chicago area. I had been wanting to visit a store for a while, but I just had not made my way into one yet. I knew that when I did enter, I would fall in love. More on that in aContinue Reading

How to Protect Your Online Documents from Hackers and Malware

How to Protect Your Online Documents from Hackers and Malware

The term malware covers a whole range of malicious software such as Trojan horses, spyware, adware and more. Malware problems can range from annoying and inconvenient system shut-downs to the pervasive and insidious identification of personal data, such as credit card information. Over the past week I have had to clean two laptops for relativesContinue Reading

Get the Cheapest Unlimited Talk, Text and Data/Web with Walmart Family Mobile

Get the Cheapest Unlimited Talk, Text and Data/Web with Walmart Family Mobile

We are lucky to have a lot of options when it comes to reliable, reasonable cell phone service. One of those services is Walmart Family Mobile. Gone are the days when you have to pay a high monthly service charge to keep a cell phone. Families can now afford reliable smartphone service to keep in touchContinue Reading

Our Spring Break Staycation at the Essex Inn & The Shedd Aquarium

Our Spring Break Staycation at the Essex Inn & The Shedd Aquarium

Spring break season has just passed. My kids were on Spring break for 2 weeks.  Yes, 2! The first week we pretty much hung around the house and got a few things done. The weather was pretty sucky, and I had a lot of work. They played games, did some homework, and drove each otherContinue Reading

Kindle Fire HDX 8.9″ Review

Kindle Fire HDX 8.9″ Review

So are you sensing a theme from me??? Along with those flowers (if she likes them),  Mom needs a new toy!! I was sent an 8.9″ Kindle Fire HDX from Amazon. I wasn’t sure what to expect, but I am SO impressed! Many Kindle Fires have passed through my home. My daughters each have a regularContinue Reading

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