Exploring the 2017 Detroit Auto Show–Hyundai and Hope

Tweet As a lifelong Michigander who grew up in the Detroit suburbs, I’m certainly well aware that #DetroitLovesAutos. My grandfather and uncle both worked (and retired from) one of the ‘Big Three’ car companies. The state’s economy has always been tied to how well (or poorly) the auto industry is doing. But until this year, […]

Join the Boston Marathon #JimmyFundWalk to help raise money for cancer! #ad

Tweet I participated in an Ambassador Activation on behalf of Influence Central for the Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk. I received a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Six months ago, I had never heard of the Jimmy Fund. Previous to 2013, I also had the ‘luxury’ of not knowing that research funding […]

Help Walmart and Pampers Support Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (Giveaway, ends 7/11) #sponsored

Tweet This post is sponsored by P&G and I was provided with a Walmart gift card as a thank you for sharing this information. As always, all opinions stated here are 100% my own or those of my family. This year has truly been a challenging one for my family – in ways we never […]

New eBook from OnStar helps kids learn what to do in car emergencies #KeepingKidsSafe #sponsored

Tweet This is a sponsored post for SheBuysCars on behalf of OnStar. As always, all opinions stated here are 100% either my own or those of my family. It’s something most of us do every day – multiple times – and yet we very rarely think about the risks. We buckle our kids up into […]

3 Tips to Help Older Bedwetters #ConquerBedwetting #sponsored

Tweet This is a sponsored post for Acorn. However, al opinions stated here are 100% my own or those of my family, as always. Potty training is probably one of the biggest challenges that parents will face – at least in the early years. I remember being completely stressed out over when, how, where and […]

Tutorial: Paracord Candy Canes

Tweet When I was a kid, my mom took a macrame class (yes this was back in the early 80’s). She then taught me everything she’d learned and together we made everything from plant hangers to Christmas ornaments that year. I still have several of the ornaments and decorations that we made, and one of […]

#GetAShot. Give a Shot. with Immunizations at Walgreens #CollectiveBias #shop

Tweet This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GetAShot #CollectiveBias Last week, I came down with a cold. Not even a horrible one as far as colds go – I’ve certainly had worse. But even just this ‘simple’ stuffed, runny nose, sore throat, cough and […]

Refreshing Our Back-To-School Routine with Healthy Essentials #Moms4JNJConsumer #sponsored

Tweet 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. Sending the kids off to […]

Staying organized for Back-to-School with VolunteerSpot! #sponsored

Tweet This is a sponsored post on behalf of VolunteerSpot through TravelingMom. As always, all opinions stated here are 100% either my own or those of my family. One week from tomorrow… That’s when my kids will get up, get dressed in clothes they’ve picked out weeks ago, and head off to the bus stop […]

Stock up on Healthy Essentials this summer! #Moms4JNJConsumer #sponsored

Tweet 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. I love this time of […]