Celebrate National Lemonade Day by Supporting Alex’s Lemonade Stand with Red Robin


When life hands you lemons, do you make lemonade? That is exactly what 4 year old Alex did in 2000. As a cancer patient, Alexandra “Alex” Scott set up a lemonade stand to raise money to help find a cure for children with cancer. Since her first lemonade stand, the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation has […]

Kids Making a Difference at the Akron Canton Foodbank #PURELLLendAHand


It is back-to-school time which means time to shop for school supplies for your children! For many local families, it isn’t as easy as running to the store for supplies, millions of American children who live in poverty don’t have that luxury. I was introduced to the PURELL® Lend a Hand Program earlier this month. […]

Why Moms Need the Kyocera Hydro Vibe Waterproof 4G LTE Smartphone


As a Sprint Ambassador, I have the opportunity to test out various Sprint devices and services this year and share my experience with you. I was so excited to receive the Kyocera Hydro Vibe waterproof 4G LTE smartphone because it is waterproof! I believe every busy mom deserves a waterproof smartphone because of all the […]

Veil Of Tears: Hope Is Coming – Movie Review


As a woman who grew up overseas, my heart has a soft spot for women in poverty around the world. This film from the Saylor Brothers, worked with an organization called Gospel for Asia, they have worked with women in India who have gone through traumatic life experiences because of how the Indian culture views […]

10 Tips for Camping with Kids


When you are making the decision to go camping, it can be quite a feat to remember each and every thing you need. Add in children to the equation and that list (and the chance you might forget one or two things) increases dramatically! We’ve come up with a few things you won’t want to […]

6 Things You Should Always Have In Your Car


Whether it’s summer or winter, you can never be too prepared if your car breaks down. We’ve prepared a list of six things you should always keep in your car in case of large and small emergencies. 1. Emergency Preparedness Kit – Hurricanes, floods, ice storms or tornadoes are no match for the Coghlan’s Emergency […]

Do You Like Picnics With or Without Bees? I Love Bees!


My family enjoys going on picnics, we always have. Even when my husband and I were dating, we would go on picnics all of the time. Have you ever thought about how your picnic would look without bees to pollinate crops? Yeah, me either until I was given this image courtesy of Whole Foods. I […]

Be You Handbags Make A Difference

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Be You was started by two Ohio women who felt like they weren’t making a difference in the world. They established Be You on these core values : to promote fun, out-of-the box creativity and charity.  Be You’s handbags exude individuality and self confidence. The Girls Coloring Their Bags. I received product to facilitate this […]

How To Keep Your Kids #CyberSafe


Your child’s online safety is your responsibility. Do you know how to keep your kids CyberSafe? It is a difficult task that parents much be diligent about, teaching kids at an early age about not sharing personal information, about cyber bullying, and how to be CyberSafe. There is an online initiative called Cyber Safe by […]

How to Set Up an Easy Fundraiser with Schwan’s Cares


Fundraisers can be difficult to set up and manage but not with Schwan’s Cares. It it easy to set up a fundraiser for your non-profit, youth sports team, church project, school, and more. Everything is done online and you never have to touch a dime! I received product to facilitate this post. How to Set […]

Discover Boating this Summer for Family Fun!


Summer is here and people are turning to boating as their choice for fun recreation in record numbers! Nearly 37% of Americans enjoyed boating in 2013, with more expected this Summer. Why? It’s fun! Boating is a great way to get the entire family outdoors to appreciate nature, disconnect from technology, and enjoy quality time […]

Sprint HTC One Harman/Kardon Edition for the Music Lover


As a Sprint Ambassador, I have the opportunity to check out the latest and greatest in technology. I’m so very excited to introduce to you the HTC One (M8) Harman/Kardon Edition smartphone and the Harman Kardon Onyx Studio bluetooth speaker. If you like music like I do, you will absolutely flip for both these devices! […]

Fundraisers Have Never Been So Delicious – Schwan’s Cares


Fundraisers – you love ‘em and hate ‘em at the same time. They are essential for our schools, sports, church projects, non-profits, and extra circular programs but are normally items that you will never use. I don’t mind fundraisers when they are for items my family will actually use, like the Schwan’s Cares™ program. This […]

New Spring Cleaning Task: Protect Your Identity in 6 Steps


A clean and well organized home is what we all strive for when we think of spring cleaning, but these days there should be more involved in this annual tradition. Living in the digital age, it’s a good time to also clean up and put order to sensitive documents on your computer as well as […]

Celebrate Earth Day by Exploring with Jeff Corwin


Happy Earth Day! How do you plan to celebrate? Plant a tree? That’s all I can remember as a child, we would get saplings from school and would plant them when we got home from school. My dad was a pastor, so we moved a lot. I never got to see a single tree grow […]