10 Reasons You Have To Go See Taylor Swift’s 1989 Tour

I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for American Express. I received concert tickets and a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Saturday night Bill and I got to be the greatest parents ever. This is one time I totally love the job I get to do. What did we do Saturday night?  We took Madison … [Read more...]

Monopoly Zapped

Pull out your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch device and prepare for an interactive new way to experience MONOPOLY with MONOPOLY zAPPed EDITION. While playing on an iDevice, players see the Chance and Community Chest cards come to life through fun and challenging mini-games. For example, players can “get out of jail free” by playing a mini-game to avoid the $50 … [Read more...]

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey presents Barnum’s FUNundrum

My family and I went to Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey presents Barnum’s FUNundrum last night. I have one word for it: AWESOME. Okay, I may have yelled that, but my husband and I enjoyed the show just as much as the kids. Now, we did go to the show last year, and it was good. However, the show had a lot of magic in it and that isn't something … [Read more...]

I love cookies

Who wants a cookie? I know that I always could go for a cookie no matter when it is. However, I think I own one cookie recipe (actually make that two because I have a chocolate chip recipe and a Christmas cookie recipe). Bill and the kids get bored of my one chocolate chip recipe and are constantly bugging me that I should find some new cookie recipes. I … [Read more...]

EZ Tofu Press Giveaway!

Calling all my tofu fans!  Firm and extra firm tofu is packed in water to keep it fresh. However, if you don’t remove the water, your tofu can be pretty plain.  By removing this water, the tofu can absorb the flavors of spices, marinade, or other foods. Tofu is often called a wonder food because […]

10 Reasons You Must Watch Jessica Jones #streamteam

I was going to write about what you should be watching today on Thanksgiving.  Instead, I’m going to tell you to binge watch Jessica Jones, because it is my new favorite guilty pleasure.  Jessica Jones is Netflix’s newest series, and it is absolutely amazing. They have done an awesome job with this unlikely superhero.  Here […]

Make the holidays feel warmer with SOL ALPACA

Oh, the weather outside is frightful here in Chicago. It feels like we went from barely fall to the deep depths of winter. Depending on where you live here in Illinois determines the amount of snow you got this last weekend. I got several inches, but further north got up to a foot! If you […]

Help With Asurion

This post was sponsored by Asurion as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. It is hard to believe that I’ll be shopping for Christmas at the end of this week.  (yes, I am one of those crazy black Friday shoppers!).  This is the time of year we buy our loved ones gadgets and […]