Making Home Affordable: Foreclosure Assistance

A few years ago, #mymister and I were going to close on a house. We had put down a deposit, our offer was accepted, and we had a closing date. But, something told us things were not right. We started looking at the value of the house and seeing it was dropping by 2K a

By |November 15th, 2015|Social Good|0 Comments

Join the Making Homes Affordable Chat Today at 1p EST

The Ad Council and the U.S. Department of the Treasury is having a Twitter Chat on June 9 at 1pm EST  for Homeownership Preservation Month. Foreclosures can have a devastating effect on families and communities. While there are signs that the country and the housing market are recovering from this most recent financial crisis, there

By |June 9th, 2015|Social Good, Twitter Parties|0 Comments

How to Prepare for a Hurricane #HurricanePrep

Growing up in NY, my personal experience was limited to Hurricane Gloria, but that alone was devastating enough. Then throughout the years I heard of Hurricane Andrew, Katrina, and most recently Sandy, which hit my family in NY pretty hard. And now that I am living in Florida, I have heard my share of hurricane

By |July 6th, 2014|Blogger Campaigns|3 Comments

I’m Going Camping in the Forest #DiscoverTheForest

Bloggin’ Mamas Social Good Campaign

Next month, my brood and I will pack up our things and head up north to go tent camping with family. While I have been going to the woods since I was 10 days old, and tent camping in upstate NY since I was a year-old, my kids have never experienced

By |June 19th, 2014|Travel|2 Comments

Food Poisoning Es No Bueno When Hosting a World Cup Watch Party

Public Service Announcement


Did you know that 1 in 6 Americans (about 48 million people) could suffer from foodborne illness this year (a CDC estimate)? To put that into perspective, that’s twice the amount of people (24 million) that watched the U.S. play Ghana in round 16 of the 2010 World Cup! Food poisoning is not simply

By |June 16th, 2014|About health|0 Comments