Really Big Lights

Really Big Lights are epic decorative lights.  Seriously. They have SUPERsized traditional candelabra’s from the 60’s.Each light is 14.5” tall, 6.5” wide. Dubbed “Really Big” for obvious reasons as there’s nothing quite like them on the market. They’ve been modernized and are powered by 0.6W LED bulbs. (Bill is in heaven because they are LED … [Read more...]

Get Toys off Your Floor and on the Wall

As many of you know, Will has a tiny bedroom (with no closet!).  His room is only 9' x 11', and we try to find all the ways we can get toys in his room that don't take up a lot of space.  I have two awesome toys to tell you about. The ONLY wall safe, wall mountable die-cast vehicle track sets available! Named 2011 Boy Toy and Innovative Toy of the Year, … [Read more...]

My Favorite Graduation

Yes, it's that time of year -- Graduations!  For me, one of the best graduations I attended was this one: Yes.  That would be Madison's kindergarden graduation.  It was cute.  It was touching.  Bill took off work, and even his mom came!  Her classmates sang, I think, something like 10 songs for us. They were all well behaved and did awesome.  Even … [Read more...]

Celebrating Mother’s Day

With Mother's Day right around the corner, it is time to start thinking about what the best advice my mom ever gave to me about parenting.  I know right away what that is.  My mom always says "if you don't stick up for your kids, no one will".  And that is so true.  My kids (3 and 7) are too small to fend for themselves, and if I am not their advocate who … [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 […]