I’m Going to NMX!

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Just this January I went to Las Vegas for the first time. It’s not a place I’d pick for a vacation, but I wound up really enjoying my time there for a conference. I’m pretty pleased I get to go back next month for NMX. I’m part of a joint promotion between NMX and the Type-A Parent conference. I’ve been comped my pass in exchange for promoting and writing about NMX. All opinions are mine, … [Read more...]

Happy to be ME

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DisclaiMEr: This post was sponsored by domain .ME; however, all thoughts and opinions are my own. Work/Life Balance When my youngest child was a baby, I worked as an accountant for a corporation. I did SEC reporting and external financial reporting. It was as fun as it sounds. I switched there from public accounting when I found out we were expecting our fourth child. The pace of travel … [Read more...]

Join Actress Bellamy Young to Help Shelter Pets

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One of the best things that ever happened to our family was stumbling upon a shelter pet adoption event set up at the mall. My older son was in elementary school back then. He fell in love with a small black and white kitten who was shy, but dignified. Patches came home with us that day to be my son’s pet, and Patches was a part of the family for more than 12 years. When the cat suddenly lost a … [Read more...]

My first time at the DC Auto Show with #NextGenVolt

This post is part of a compensated opportunity with SheBuysCars.com. All opinions expressed are my own. My dad tells me stories about how much my grandfather loved cars. He loved that feeling of trading up and having the latest, coolest features. Fifty years after,Dad has the same new-car fever. We like to try things first and be in the know. Even now, Dad drives a hybrid car and has done for … [Read more...]

#HealthYourself in 2015

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I'm not one to make New Year's resolutions, Mostly because they'll be shattered by January 1. For me, it's a set up for failure. I do like the new tradition of choosing a word that will guide your intentions for the year. One friend has Leap as her word to encourage her to do things out of her comfort zone. I've also seen people go with Joy, or with something as simple and powerful as Do. I … [Read more...]