ampm secrets

This is a Sponsored Post written by me on behalf of ampm. All opinions are 100% mine. Have you heard the secret?  The secret menu items at ampm that is.  Yes, you heard me right.  They have an awesome secret menu that you haven't heard about yet (or maybe you have).  They have already started added new items alerady and on 8/2, 8/9, 8/16, and 8/30, they … [Read more...]

Hickory Farms

This has also been posted on Lisa Cooking. I am a fan of gift baskets. Where else can you get lots of yummy food and have it be called a present? It is also pretty nice when everybody in the house can enjoy something from it.  Hickory Farms gift baskets don't disappoint.  We had one of these to try over Thanksgiving, and everybody loved it!  Besides the … [Read more...]


About a month ago, I was invited to go to 1-800-Baskets. Now, I had heard of 1-800-Flowers before, but never 1-800-Baskets. I was in for an eye opening experience. Now, when you look at a gift basket or tower, do you ever think about how much work goes into it? I'll be honest, I never did. It was just something I looked at on their website and ordered. … [Read more...]

Lands End Giveaway Winner!

I meant to pick the winner of this giveaway last night. However, Hostgator was upgrading something, and I didn't have access to my sites. Then I had this mess to clean up (see picture. That would be mac and cheese).  So without further delay, the winner is Kim from What's That Smell! … [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 […]