What Was America’s Deadliest War?: And Other Questions about The Civil War (Good Question!)

Who fired the first shots in the American Civil War? Where were the fiercest battles fought? How did Lincoln free millions of slaves with one document? Acclaimed author Martin Sandler answers all these and other “must-know” questions about the war that pitted brother against brother and tore the United States apart.  This is a great kids book that explores ...continue reading

The Most Important Meal of the Day

Do you run your car on empty?  I am going to guess that you all answered no to that question.  That being said, I have noticed a trend in a lot of the comments I've gotten with this Kellogg's campaign.  A lot of you tell me a whole lot of excuses of why you can't eat breakfast.  However, you would never run your car an empy, so why are you doing that to your ...continue reading

Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise #greatstarts

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If you are a regular reader here, you will know that I lost 80 pounds over the last year.  Now, with the thyroid issue I have now (Hashimotos), I have gained some of it back.  However, I have kept the majority of the weight off.  I have done this through a variety of methods. I'm even slowly taking some of this weight back off again. As you know, I've ...continue reading

Having Fun With Our Food

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Breakfast can be BORING (say that in your best tween voice). However, Kellogg's and Great Starts have teamed together to make breakfast fun again for both kids and adults!  (You can see all the tips here:  Kelloggs.com/GreatStartsTips) This fun Fortune Cookie helps you pick out which cereal to eat for breakfast and which exercise you should do for the ...continue reading