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Legacy Of The Claw

I am always on the lookout for books for Madison to read that catch her attention. Legacy of the Claw fits the bill and is for kids in the middle grades. This book is the first in the new series Animas. This series will be featuring adventurous heroes and their animal kin as they fight to save their kingdom. In the Animas series, kin means more than just family - it is a harmonious link that connects humans and animals. It also guides … Continue Reading...

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Kindness is Magic

My kids started school already. I made sure that I told my kids to be nice. Be nice to your friends, be nice to your teachers, and be nice to the new kids in your class. It has to be hard to come to a new school where everybody already knows each other. Our school would be especially tough, because we are so small. We are Pre-K through 8th grade and have about 180 kids. … Continue Reading...

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Wednesday Hero

This Post Was Suggested By Mike Ens. John Parle 23 years old from Omaha, Nebraska USS LST-375 May 26, 1920 - July 10, 1943 From Ens. Parle's Medal Of Honor citation: For valor and courage above and beyond the call of duty as Officer-in-Charge of Small Boats in the USS LST-375 during the amphibious assault on the island of Sicily, 9?10 July 1943. Realizing that a … Continue Reading...

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Are Jamberry Nails Worth It?

Jamberry Nails are the newest sensation that have hit the market. Jamberry Nails was created by three sisters who wanted a simpler, more cost effective way to keep their nails looking good. After lots of trial and error, Jamberry Nails launched in late 2010. If you know me in real life, you know I'm not a "girly" girl. However, I do like my nails to be done, and I am … Continue Reading...

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What healthy choices do you make?

If you know Bill and I in real life, you will know that we have been on a weight loss challenge. I lost 80 lbs. 2 years ago, and then my thyroid quit working last summer and I put on 35 lbs. I've been working with my doctor to lose that weight and then some. In May, Bill ruptured a disc in his neck. One of the things that his pain doctor told us was that he had to quit smoking … Continue Reading...

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Get Salon Gorgeous Hair

Walmart and Tresemme have teamed up to help them get salon gorgeous hair this VMA season. I personally have very straight hair. When I'm looking to amp up my style, I like to add curls. It just gives my hair some body and volume when I do so. TRESemmé invites you to amp up your VMA style with 5 red carpet worthy looks. The pumped up pony, super sleek look, rock ‘n … Continue Reading...

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Disney On Ice presents Princesses and Heroes Giveaway! #DisneyOnIce

Enter a world of wonder where heroes and hearts prevail. Join Ariel as she yearns to explore the world above the waves and Prince Eric breaks Ursula’s slithering spell to reclaim his one true love. See Prince Philip defeat the evil Maleficent as she transforms herself into a fire-breathing dragon in a race against time to rescue Sleeping Beauty’s Aurora. Be there to discover a … Continue Reading...

Famous Footwear Grand Opening – Bolingbrook IL

Famous Footwear will be opening a new store in Bolingbrook, Illinois, marking its 20th location in the Chicago market! The 4,274-square-foot store will open on September 10 and will host a series of grand opening event activities throughout the day. The new store is located in the Bolingbrook Promenade at 631 E Boughton Road. To celebrate the opening in … Continue Reading...