Getting Ready for the Holidays with Duck Max Strength Packaging Tape

I hate to say it, but we are on the countdown to the holidays already.  I swear it was JUNE just a minute ago.  But, the fact is, the holidays will be here in just a few short weeks.  Are you ready for shipping out your holiday packages?  I’m trying to plan ahead, so I’m […]

Giveaway and Discount Code for SeaQuest Aquarium Utah

Recently, I decided to give my family a little pre-Easter treat by taking them for a visit to SeaQuest Interactive Aquarium in Layton, Utah.  We spent the whole day there and we had SO MUCH FUN!   Disclaimer:  I was compensated by SeaQuest Utah with free admission for myself and my family.  However, you know […]

How to Use Azova for Online Medical Help

Janet Thaeler – One of my best blogger friends invited me to a blogger event for Azova health.  It’s a new system where you can meet up with medical professionals online.  I was pretty excited about this because I HATE taking time off work for medical appointments.   Disclaimer – I did receive free services and […]

Odysseo by Cavalia – What an AMAZING Show

Odysseo by Cavalia is a unique big top show that is traveling around the country.  We are lucky enough to have them in Salt Lake for a few more weeks.  I did a giveaway for them a couple of weeks ago and so earned pair of free tickets to their Social Media night for my husband […]

Build Your Blog Conference 2016

I’m back from my Build Your Blog Conference weekend.  As usual, the conference was fabulous and I really enjoyed the chance to hang out with all my super-fun blogger friends.  As I mentioned in an earlier post, this was my 12th conference, so I’ve picked up just a “few” friends along the way and there’s always […]

Why Blogging is the BEST Hobby Ever

I’ve been blogging since May of 2007, which is like “dog years” in the blogging world.  I post regularly at least 1 to 3 times per week.  While it is a LOT of work, obviously, I enjoy it very much.  It has opened up a whole new world of opportunities for me. My Idea Platform […]

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My Weekend at the Build Your Blog Conference

Last week, I attended my second Build Your Blog Conference.  If you count the bloggers cruise I went on with the Six Sisters a few weeks ago, this was my TENTH blog conference – can you say conference junkie?   I don’t care though.  Blog conferences are wonderful things and I try to get to […]

My Blogger’s Cruise with the Six Sisters

I went on a great trip last week.  I was delighted to have a cruise to Mexico.  It was a special blogger’s cruise to sunny Cozumel.  I’ve always wanted to go on one.  Cruising in my favorite type of travel, but I’ve always wanted to go with a big group of girlfriends, so I decided […]

Animal Jam Blogger Event at the Aquarium

I LOVE being a Blogger!  I’ve been dying to go and see our new Loveland Aquarium that just opened a couple of months ago, so I was certainly pleased when I received an invitation from Mom It Forward to bring my family to an Animal Jam blogger event at the Aquarium. This event was sponsored […]

What to Pack for a Blog Conference

I am a blog conference junkie veteran. I am heading out to the Build Your Blog Conference #BYB’14 in downtown Salt Lake this weekend.   This will be my 9th blog conference over the last five years – yes there probably is a 12 step program for that, but I don’t want it.  Blog conferences […]

#GivingTuesday and Our Blanket Party!

Last year was my first #GivingTuesday event and I enjoyed it so much I decided to do it again.  If you have not heard of #GivingTuesday, it is a new worldwide charitable initiative that was started by the UN Foundation which sponsors my Shot@Life organization.  To my mind, it acts as the perfect antidote to […]

2nd Annual Bloggers Night Out at Gardner Village

  Last year, I attended the 1st Annual Blogger’s Night Out presented by My Craft Channel and Gardner Village.  I had a wonderful time, so I was definitely on the lookout for the announcement of this year’s event.   If you’ve ever wondered what our blogger nights out are all about, check out this video.  It’s […]

Bloggers Have Fun at El Pollo Loco

Just after Christmas I got an invitation I was really excited about.  My local bloggers group was sponsoring an event at our local El Pollo Loco.  Well, it’s not exactly local for me, it’s in Lehi, which is about 20 miles from me, but what’s a bit of a drive for some good food?   When […]

Blogger Girls Wanna Have Some MORE Fun!

I’ve been having such a good time with my blogger friends this holiday season. First we had this marvelous Halloween party over at Jordan Valley Hospital.  We all came in costume and we got to check out their wonderful new doctor’s lounge.  I guess I must have been having a really good time visiting with […]

EVO Conference 2011 is a Blazing Success

If you’ve been around my blog at all, you know that going to go to Blog Conferences is my favorite thing ever.  I have to say that the EVO Conference is the best of the best.   The have awesome speakers, fabulous accommodations, luxurious parties, the biggest and best sponsors, and a ton of top notch […]