The Basement Remodel: We are Done!

I can't believe I forgot to post the pictures of the basement.  Well, yes I can.  Between getting ready for Will's birthday party and my aunt's death, I was a rough week or so there. The difference between what the basement looked like before and what it looks like now is like the difference before and after acne treatments to your face  Its the different.  … [Read more...]

Will’s Birthday

I just realized I left Bill in charge of the camera for Will's birthday, and he really didn't take any pictures. However, his birthday was a great party. Like all parties we have, it rain. We even had the tornado sirens go off! Will got a lot of really cool new toys and clothes to wear. It looks like everyone found the best buys out there.  We got … [Read more...]

Too many things, not enough time

I'm trying to get the house ready for the birthday party this weekend.  First, I really don't feel like cleaning, so this makes it pretty difficult to get anything done.  LOL.  Bill had to work late last night.  He won't be home till 8 or 9 tonight too.  Thursday, he doesn't know when he's coming home either.  As you can see, it is left too me.  However, … [Read more...]

The Basement Remodel: Not going to be done today

Yes, I repeat:  The basement is not going to be done today.  Yes, I am freaking out.  I am having a 1 year old birthday party in about a week with a ton of people, and there is no way it is going to be done.  None.  Needless to say, not happy here.  Several things happened that were not planned that are causing this to happen.  First, we ended up having to … [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 […]