Oliver's Labels

With back to school right around the corner, it is time to think about how to keep your kids stuff from getting lost. With my kids, they wear uniforms, so everything looks the same. This becomes an issue when they take their sweater off or their gym sweatshirt. I've went the route of trying to write on the tag with a sharpie in the past. However, that … [Read more...]

Start To Finish Giveaway!

I am always on the lookout for great kids DVDs that don't make me want to climb the walls. There is nothing worse than a DVD that your kids love and drives you insane. (There are more of these types of kids videos on the market than I'd like to admit). That being said, I have found an awesome kids video called Start To Finish. This is one of the best kids … [Read more...]

Being A Mom

Being a mom is one of the easiest and one of the hardiest jobs you'll ever do.  As I was informed this morning from my 3 year old, today is NOT Mother's Day.  It is Patrick's Day.  I did have to wrack my brains on that one and figured out he thinks today is St. Patrick's Day!  Instead of arguing with a stubborn 3 year old, we are just going with it.  :)  And … [Read more...]

Financial Goal Planning

Those are three words I never thought I'd put together in one sentence. However, on our ride to Green Bay last weekend (the 4 hours it was), Bill and I get to talk.  The kids watched a My Little Pony Movie. A couple of weeks ago, our bank that holds our mortgage called us.  I know -- freak time!  However, it was for something good.  They want us to … [Read more...]

Letter From Santa

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Albertsons Stores. The opinions and text are all mine. It is hard to believe, but it is that time of year again! With Christmas right around the corner, Jewel-Osco wants to help you this time of year even more magical. They are assisting in […]

Hoorray! A new cooking app in time for the holidays and a $50 Giveaway Too!

Looking for an app that will help you to find and share recipes and connect with other food enthusiasts?  Hoorray is everything you need and more and is available through a free app download on Apple iTunes and the Google App Store. Hoorray was developed to get Americans excited about cooking in their own kitchens, […]

What are your #GameDayTraditions?

Are you ready for some football? I know I am! There are so many ways to get ready for football games. Now, in my house, we are a house divided. For those of you who don’t know, I am from Green Bay, Wisconsin. I currently live in the suburbs of Chicago here in Illinois. Now, […]