Hey! Check out me and my fellow McMoms visit to DreamWorks in California where we learned all about the partnership between McDonald's and DreamWorks. … [Read more...]
A Happier Happy Meal… Is That Possible!
In May, the Happy Meal got a little happier... The Happy Meal as always been about how a 'small change can make a big difference.' Since 2004, for every Happy Meal sold every day, 10 cents goes to Ronald McDonald House Charities of Canada, raising more than $4 million annually bringing the … [Read more...]
A Place Like No Other – Dreamworks!
OMG Dreamworks!!! Yesterday, we had tour of the studio ... No it is more like a resort. I will give you all the details when I get home. And, yes we got a private screening of the new Shrek movie. It was awesome! It will entertain the kids and has some awesome … [Read more...]
I Miss My Fellow McMoms!
You know how sometimes you meet people and there is something special that happens? You do not need to see them or talk to them every day, but when you do see them it is like you never left them. Well, we five McMoms have experienced some amazing adventures and moments over the past two … [Read more...]
McHappy Day is May 5!!!!!!!!!
Last year, I was lucky enough to participate (work) during McHappy Day at my local McDonald's restaurant. And, not to brag but my local restaurant is one of the number one restaurants for McHappy Day in the entire country!!! So, I spent my lunch hour hustling fries and Big Macs like nobody's … [Read more...]
Do You Love Your Job?
My Mom always said if you did not love to get up and go to work each day, it was time to change jobs! Now you may ask what does this have to do with food quality? Well, in my studies of the importance of the emotional quotient of employees, it was proven that more patients died on a hospital … [Read more...]
...A fresh egg every time you order a McDonald's Egg McMuffin. Order it any way you like, bacon, ham or sausage... but rest assured it is a fresh egg! McDonald's quality standards are so high that at the grill there are two spatulas to prevent any cross-contamination:1. The yellow spatula … [Read more...]
None of us is as good as all of us
Ray Kroc believed in what he called the three-legged stool. The success of the company is based on the three legs of the organization: owner/operators, employees, and suppliers. All three legs need to be happy and they need to work together. Firstly, the simple fact that so many major McDonald's … [Read more...]
Throughout my career I learnt to respect the slogan "Keep It Simple Stupid." Often we can make the simplest things so much more complicated than necessary. And, over this past year I have seen and learnt that McDonald's strongly lives by the K.I.S.S. slogan! Here are a few … [Read more...]
My Love of Potatoes
I love potatoes and chocolate - so chocolate covered potatoes are my dream! ... But I am getting off track. The only fries my kids will eat are at McDonald's. And my little guy (who refuses to eat any form of potatoes) does not believe that there are potatoes inside the fries. In … [Read more...]