My 5K Running Goal & A Practically Perfect Saturday

This past weekend was nearly perfect, especially Saturday. I had registered for a 5k road race (my first in over a year) that was an hour from home, which meant waking up the entire family much earlier than normal for a Saturday morning. The sky was gorgeously blue and the sun was beautiful and warm, […]

Wordless Wednesday – Jaws 40th Anniversary

Internet Safety Month & U.S. Cellular’s Family Protector App

Did you know that June is Internet Safety Month? I admit that I didn’t, but I think it’s a great reminder since I spend a great deal of my time online and more importantly my teenager spends a majority of his time on the worldwide web. Even though we’ve discussed the importance of our Parent […]

What It’s Really Like to Get a Mammogram

A few years ago, when I turned 40, I made a conscious decision to start making my health and wellness a top priority. The first thing I did was make an appointment for my annual physical where I asked my gynecologist to schedule my first mammogram. I wasn’t sure what to expect, but since I […]

Graduation

Last week at this time I was looking at a tuxedo hanging on Cody’s bedroom door feeling nothing but excitement for his evening ahead at the Senior Ball. Not only did he look ridiculously handsome, but he also had an amazing time and danced all night long.┬áIt was the first big event of a weekend […]

5 Must-Have Summer Apps + A Family Cell Phone Contract

I recently made the decision to upgrade Nick to a smartphone. He’ll tell you he’s the last teenager on the planet to finally carry a device that comes with a data plan and I’ll tell you how I was lucky to have a quarter for a pay phone when I was his age. The times […]

Wordless Wednesday – Rockin’ Converse at the Prom

Teenagers, Wisdom Teeth Removal & A Funny YouTube Video

Last week in preparation for Nick’s appointment to have his wisdom teeth removed I did what any good and decent mother would do. I made a shopping list of soft foods, talked to him a little about what to expect, and re-watched one of my favorite YouTube videos off all time. If you’ve seen this […]

5 Things People Wonder About Wireless & Say Cheese Camera App

While I’m pretty pleased with my Samsung Galaxy S5 and all the wonderful ways it makes my life easier and more fun, I also love learning new little tips and tricks to make my smartphone a little bit smarter. I mean, we all basically know how to check the weather, send a tweet, or set […]

Spring Vacation

Today is the beginning of Spring vacation here in the Northeast and I’m not sure who is more excited about it, the kids or me. I mean, it’s not like we’re taking a fabulous trip somewhere warm, but we don’t have to set an alarm clock for an entire week so I’d say we have […]