A call to action…for parents…church members…

volunteer opportunities

Do you ever notice that the same people seem to volunteer and/or pitch in, to do what's needed, to get things done, time after time?  I am far from superwoman. I don't have my hand in every cookie jar, and I don't intend to.  But I do stretch myself.  I'm a mom of three little ...

Help Fight Breast Cancer ACS Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk

ACS Making Strides Walk

American Cancer Society (ACS) is working hard to fight breast cancer with their Making Strides initiative. This nationwide breast cancer walk is striving to support those that have been affected, empower others, and cheer on survivors, all while fighting to end this disease. We have all known someone with cancer.  It's hard to escape the web ...

My nominee for Yahoo’s Women Who Shine…Laura Tellado! #womenwhoshine

laura tellado yahoo shine

I have someone I'd like  you to meet.  To be honest, I'd like to meet her too...and I hope that I get the chance one day.  Her name is Laura Tellado, and she's kind of amazing.  She's a blogger, like me.  And a woman.  Also like me.  But Laura's also spoken at many conferences and ...

Save $2 on Dove Men+Care Products

dove men skin care

We all know that skin products are not a one-for-all deal.  Some products are good for my skin, and maybe aren't great for yours.  What works for me isn't always what works for my husband.  I've been finding more and more lately that my husband has been using the men's skin care products I've gotten ...

What are your favorite apps?

smartphone

I have my phone...and my iPad, and we have an iTouch, but we're kind of lacking in apps.  I mean, I have the important ones (email, Facebook, Words with Friends) but clearly I'm missing many.  So what are your faves?  Have you found any super cool apps you love? I asked friends and readers and ...

Danimals and Danonino offer Rally for Recess Contest!

rally for recess

Hey Parents!!  Taxpayers!  Teachers!  Check this promotion out- you won't want to miss it!  Get Danimals® and Danonino® entry codes and redeem them online. Five schools will win a $30,000 Playground Makeover. You can also play to win one of three $1,000 Playtime At Home Prizes!  Like one playground isn't awesome enough, they are giving ...

“Have an Extra Dessert Day” on Tuesday, September 4th with KORRES and Macaron Cafe

korres lip butter

KORRES® and Macaron Café are pairing up to celebrate “Have an Extra Dessert Day” on Tuesday, September 4th. For one day only, Macaron Café’s Manhattan locations will be giving away one free KORRES® Lip Butter (a guilt-free indulgence!) with any purchase of six macarons or more.     With a juicy pop of color, KORRES® Lip Butter melts into lips to the ultimate ...

What’s Cool for School Promotion from AT&T: Win a Pantech Swift this week!

pantech swift giveaway

Back to School.  AT&T’s Back to School Promotion “What’s Cool for School” is still running!  It runs  through September 16th.  Each week, AT&T will be featuring a new deal on one of their hottest products. Not only are there hot deals but they are giving away products as well. For those that enter, you have  the chance to win smartphones, tablets, digital ...

HOOD® Blimp Returns to New England’s Skies with Social Media Contest

hood blimp is back

HOOD® BLIMP RETURNS TO NEW ENGLAND’S SKIES! For those of you who aren't (yet) aware, I'm born and raised in the Connecticut, right smack in the middle of New England.  I'm also a born and raised Boston Red Sox fan, and have grown up with Hood dairy products.  My kids are growing up with them as ...

Dunkin Donuts “Mug Up” Promotion

dunkin donuts mug up promotion

Coffee.  I love it.  Even if I don't love the taste, I need it in the morning.  My wake me up.  My pick me up.  My kids know, you don't mess with mommy until she has coffee.  None of the three kids sleeps through the night on a regular basis so it's been many years ...