We did the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk in Hartford, CT

making strides walkers

A few weeks ago, I told you I was planning to take part in the Making Strides against Breast Cancer Walk in Hartford, CT.  Well, that's exactly what we did this past Sunday, the kids and I.  It was a very powerful and moving experience, to say the least.  I wasn't sure if I should ...

American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Walk

ACS Making Strides Walk

  A few weeks ago, I shared how breast cancer has affected my life...and how it's affected just about everyone's life.  One of the ways it's affected me, and so many others, is the call to DO SOMETHING to help.  One of the simplest ways that we can DO something to help is to participate in ...

The Children’s Place Superstar Model Search- have you entered? Have you voted?

childrens place kids model search

Calling all aspiring – and adorable – models. The Children’s Place is launching its second annual model search this fall to discover its next superstar. Does your little star shine for the camera? Submit a photo of your handsome little man or darling little girl, and he or she just might win a starring role ...

Love coffee? Come join me today for a virtual coffee chat! Free coffee all week! #McDCoffeeChat

newman's own organics coffee

This morning, at 10am, I'm attending McDONALD’S® LIVE VIRTUAL COFFEE TASTING EVENT.  I'll be sipping on some delicious Newman's Own Organics coffee brewed in my Keurig while attending and I'd love for you to join in! FEATURING NELL NEWMAN, PRESIDENT OF NEWMAN’S OWN® ORGANICS Virtual Coffee Tasting Event: Monday, September 24, 2012 @ 10:00 a.m. EST Event Link: Livestream.com/VermontLive-- ...

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?

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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 ...