Top tips to help you prepare your home for guests

You might love welcoming friends and family into your home. Whether for an elaborate evening meal, a simple afternoon coffee, or a DVD night; these occasions give you the chance to catch up with your loved ones, and to show off your hosting skills. However, before you open your doors, it’s important to make sure your property is in tiptop condition for … [Read more...]

What’s your morning routine?

Ever notice that you and the man in your life have a completely different morning routine? Ours isn't even close in my house. Right now, I'm sitting here watching Bill get ready. His routine is pretty simple: 1. Spend some time in the bathroom. 2. Take a shower. 3. Get dressed and put on deodorant. If only my morning routine could be that easy! Have … [Read more...]

Easy Christmas Shopping

I am all for making Christmas shopping easy. I love shopping online. I'll even admit to some catalog shopping too. One of my guilty pleasures to order from is They totally have some of the best gifts! I've ordered quite a bit from them (we won't go into how much since Bill occasionally does read my blog LOL). I like to order cute … [Read more...]

Soft Scrub Total Bath & Bowl Cleaner

We recently were sent Soft Scrub Total Bath & Bowl Cleaner to try out.  Right now, I use several cleaners in the bathroom -- one for the toilet, one for the sink, and one for the shower.  My bathroom is not that big, so something that would allow me to use less products is definitely welcome in my home.  That is where Soft Scrub Total Bath … [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 […]