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Capture Your Memories like the Pros

Capture Your Memories like the Pros

Several years ago, we decided that we wanted to do a better job capturing the memories of racing the Viper on the autocross track. The handheld camera we had been using was cool but it was clunky and the stabilization just wasn’t idea ...
Organizing for On-the-Go (or On-the-Stay)

Organizing for On-the-Go (or On-the-Stay)

I don’t travel too terribly often so when I do, I usually have a good idea of what I want to pack. That’s because I think through it so thoroughly to make sure I don’t forget anything. I’m only a few short weeks from ...
German Design Without German Prices

German Design Without German Prices

Not very long ago when we wanted to buy something, we were limited to whatever the local retailers decided to stock or turned to department store and mail order catalogs. The barriers to entry that a small company faced was enormous, whethe ...
Ultimate Mobile Hotspot: In-Car Wi-Fi

Ultimate Mobile Hotspot: In-Car Wi-Fi

After almost 10 years with the same van, last year we finally purchased a new vehicle. Each year, we watched as technology improved and automobiles came with the latest and greatest gadgets build-in. I’m a pretty frugal person and cou ...
Hanging out with Rev Run and Go-Gurt

Hanging out with Rev Run and Go-Gurt

Years and years ago when Miss M was just a baby, we were sitting in a McDonald’s for lunch. I couldn’t help but watch a mother and daughter as they sat down to eat. The young girl, just a toddler, wasn’t partaking in a Hap ...
Best Bags for Your Summer Vacation Trips

Best Bags for Your Summer Vacation Trips

It’s summer time and vacation time – and there’s nothing I love more than both of those. Except maybe having a good bag (or two) to accompany me on my adventures! Luckily, last Spring I stumbled across two bags that have been going everywhe ...
Avoid Distractions: Decide to Drive

Avoid Distractions: Decide to Drive

Recently, I told you about growing up in the country. It took half an hour of country roads to get to school every day. There would be times that I would arrive without even realizing I had driven. No passengers, no electronics, no outside ...
From Bags to Backpack. One and Done

From Bags to Backpack. One and Done

Earlier this month I was fortunate enough to attend Disney Social Media Moms “On the Road” in Chicago. I headed up that morning with my camera, my purse and my tote bag filled with notepads and gadgets. When I checked in at the ...
Summer Fun: Band of Better at 80/35

Summer Fun: Band of Better at 80/35

When there isn’t snow on the ground, we try to attend festivals and fairs whenever possible. Sometimes we travel to nearby major cities but more often, we hit local events like the Bix Biederbeck festival, Celtic Highland games, Beau ...
DisneySMMoms “On-the-Road” – Chicago

DisneySMMoms “On-the-Road” – Chicago

This past Tuesday started pretty early for me. The alarm on my phone went off at about 3:20 AM to alert me of a tornado warning and to take cover immediately. It was the start of an exciting day; once the warnings had subsided I was perfect ...