Ohio College Advantage Tuition Giveaway!

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In celebration of 529 Day on May 29, individuals can sign up for the CollegeAdvantage Tuition Sweepstakes by June 17 and be entered to win a free year of college tuition.

New CollegeAdvantage Direct Plan account holders will be automatically entered, if they sign up between May 1 and June 17, 2011.

For the newbies, check out their FAQ page:

and learn about your investment options here: …Continue Reading…


Wordless Wednesday: Minnie meets Vader.

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Mary Kay- Giving Women a Voice.

As most of my readers already know, I’m a huge domestic violence prevention advocate. What warms my heart the most, is when a company that I love so much does something to support this cause.

Mary Kay Inspiring Stories is an exciting new program created to give women nationwide the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be flown to Hollywood and produce documentaries that inspire, educate and create a national conversation about the issue of domestic violence alongside celebrities who share a commitment to the cause. Mary Kay, a company dedicated to enriching women’s lives, is taking action with this compelling initiative to empower women to bring their collective voices together to fight back against the number one cause of injury to women.

Women, ages 18 to 34, are invited and encouraged to apply online from June 1 through June 30 at: for a chance to get involved. …Continue Reading…


I have swimsuit confidence- thanks to Lands’ End!

When Lands’ End (in partnership with the Curvy Girl’s Guide) contacted me to celebrate National Swimsuit Confidence week of May 23-27, and wanted me to review a swimsuit I thought “sure, no problem”. I’d post my review and include the actual photo from their site of the model paid to wear it.


Because she looks darn good in it.

But oh no… Lands’ End wanted me to show YOU what I looked like in the suit.

Um…okay? …Continue Reading…


Sharing an update on “Food Guilt”!

Since I shared with you my issues with food and weight, I made a significant change in my life.

I started using the gym 5 days a week and started watching my calorie intake.

It’s tough to make those changes at first, but then your body starts to actually crave them. And in all honestly, that hard work is totally worth it.

I can already tell a difference in my shape. And I’ve already lost …Continue Reading…