We just got a letter from Madison's preschool.  It was a permission slip to see a play on December 6th.  After they return from the play, they will be putting a concert on for us parents.  I am so excited.  This will be her first concert.  I hope she behaves herself.  Any advice from those of you who have been through this before?  I have got a month, but I … [Read more...]


I don't know where I got this from. However, it is very good, and I want to pass it on: I Resolve: That I will grieve as much and for as long as I feel like grieving, and that I will not let others put a timetable on my grief. That I will grieve in whatever way I feel like grieving, and I will ignore those who try to tell me what I should or should … [Read more...]

Stop Cyber Bullying

You thought bullying only happened in school, right? Well, welcome to the internet world where jerks hide behind proxies and anonymous comments to prey upon women. Yes, this is really happening. I am not writing this to scare anyone. I think the majority of people on the internet mind their own business. It is the minority of people out there that are … [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, […]