Wordless Wednesday: Microsoft Minion visits Seattle #WindowsChampion #Seattle

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Of course, if you know me, I'm never actually wordless. So this is fewer-than-normal Word Wednesday? These pics are from my Seattle trip last month with Microsoft.  The kids were wanting to know what I was going to be doing when I was away and instead of bringing a toy from all 3 of them ...

5 Tips for Safer Browsing

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This is a sponsored post sharing 5 tips for safer browsing. Browsing online is fun, but also has some risks. Lowering your risk of spam, viruses, and hacking can be done in just a few simple steps. Leave your own tips in the comments! 1. Creating a password should take a little brain power. Don't use ...

Holiday Gift Baskets with ALDI

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We used the last of our gift cards that ALDI sent us for the Ambassador program to pay things forward earlier this week.  Walking through the store, I found so many fun things I wanted to buy for decorations for the house, surprises for the kids, etc. but I started thinking about how many people ...

Windows Gift Cards for apps now available (Giveaway) #WindowsChampions

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Last month, I was invited by Microsoft to fly to Seattle and learn all about Windows 8.1, Windows Phones, Laptops, Desktops, Tablets, AIO PC's and XBOX One. While I was there, I learned a TON about Windows and how to navigate, use, and appreciate all of the features and elements that make it so user ...

Internet Safety While Traveling Abroad

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Many people travel to faraway lands for business or pleasure trips. Chances are they also have some electronic device in which they can connect to the internet in their carry-on or luggage. Most countries offer some sort of internet access, and connecting to the internet to read/send email or for other matters is the norm, ...

How to annoy your spouse with Microsoft OneNote #WindowsChampion

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First and foremost, you have to know that I am a Windows Champion for Microsoft this year.  As part of my partnership with them, I got to go to Seattle and learn oh so very much about Microsoft, Windows 8.1, Office365 and OneNote. Of course, being me, I can't just share with you about how ...

Internet Safety with Kids

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The internet is an amazing source of information. It can give people who use it information about anything in a matter of seconds. When it comes to kids and the internet, it does cause parents some concern, and rightly so. This post about internet safety with kids is sponsored.   Most kids should be taught how to be internet ...

2 Ingredient Fudge Recipe

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I am participating in a sponsored brand ambassadorship with ALDI. All opinions stated are my own. I'm about to blow your minds, my friends.  Delicious, creamy fudge recipe.  2 ingredients (3 if you add nuts) and total cost: $2.48. Oh, yes. You see, my Aunt Dianne (who probably won't ever see this but hey, I love you Aunt ...

I moustache you how you prefer your coffee! #DunkinMugUp

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I moustache you how you prefer your coffee?  There are so many ways to enjoy your coffee- and a moustache to go along with them all!   Maybe you like it all serious, just your coffee, and no frills. Just like this no-frills 'stache   Or perhaps... you like A WHOLE LOT OF EXTRA CAFFEEINE       You know, the extra boost ...

So Aldi blew my mind

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Earlier this week I headed into Aldi for the first time ever.  Yes, that's right- I've heard of the awesome of Aldi for a long time but I rarely have cash on me and so I was always like "oh shoot, I'll head in next time I'm shopping" and time got away from me.  I ...