How has Ovarian Cancer affected you? #beBRCAware

I received $150 from AstraZeneca, and any opinions expressed by me are honest and reflect my actual experience. This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/AstraZeneca. Did you know that September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month?  Have you or has someone you know been diagnosed with ovarian cancer? Did you/they get tested for the BRCA gene? I, … [Read more...]

HoneyBaked Ham For Thanksgiving

My family and I love Honeybaked Ham.  It is one of our holiday traditions.  They make the holidays easy with their perfect holiday meals.  Instead of slaving in your kitchen for the holidays, you can spend more time with your loved ones!  Did you know that every Honeybaked Ham is glazed by hand with their signature, sweet, crunchy glaze? … [Read more...]

Breast Cancer 3 Day Walk – Help Angela Out!

Last year, my friend Angela walked inĀ  her first Breast Cancer 3 Day walk in Cleveland (60 miles in three days) with her mom who is a breast cancer survivor. They raised nearly $6,000 last year for breast cancer research and treatment. In order to participate this year, she has to raise a minimum of $2300. Her good friend Margey of … [Read more...]

Make A Difference with BeeWell Miles

Another great cause I have to let you all know about is from Bumble Bee Foods. From 4/1/09 - 10/31/09, Bumble Bee Foods will donate 15 cents for every mile you log over at (up to $200,000) to Breast Cancer Network of Strength. This is a charity that provides emotional support to women with breast cancer. It is super easy too -- all you … [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 […]