Sony Mommy Blogger Event

I am so bad. I have been so busy since I got back, I am finally now writing about this awesome event. I was contacted about this the day before my birthday (I know, what a great birthday present!!!). Sony wanted to talk to 15 mommy bloggers and give us some cameras (I didn't know this last part till the day before I left for the trip!). All expenses paid … [Read more...]

The Basement Remodel

The room in the basement is now demolished.  I can't believe how big the basement looks now!  I am going to take some pictures tonight, so I can show you all!  This is slowly coming together.  We have Bill's friend Tony, who is plumber, going to stop over one night this week, so he can tell us where we should put the bathroom (we currently only have one … [Read more...]

I’ve got a secret for mommy bloggers. . .

Want to get paid to talk about the things you love (and some that you don't like quite as much)? Well, Izea (the company that brought you PayPerPost) will be shortly offering a new service called SocialSpark. This brings in a new era of blogging for advertisers and bloggers alike. SocialSpark is both a social networking site and a place to find things to … [Read more...]


March is an interesting month in my house. First, Bill and my anniversary from when we first started going out is this month. This year, we will have been together twelve years (we'll be married 7 years in June). The other event in March is my birthday which is on the 20th of March. I am still young enough that I will tell you all my age -- I will be 31 … [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 […]