Madagascar 2 Wii Game aka I Like To Move It Move It

Madison can never remember Madagascar, so we call it "I like to move it, move it" in my house.  My kids love both of the Madagascar movies (heck, my husband and I love them too -- the penguins are my personal favorite).  For us, it was a naturally progression to get the Wii game (since we have done this with several other movies we have seen).  The first … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Hero

Sgt. Anton J. Hiett 25 years old from Mount Airy, North Carolina 391st Engineer Battalion, Army Reserve March 12, 2006 Misty Hiett, the widow of Sgt. Anton Hiett, said in an interview that he, Sgt. Hiett, asked to transfer to the 391st Engineering Battalion when it looked like his reserve unit would not be deployed. Sgt. Hiett was a truck driver … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Hero

Lt. Col. Nathan Blood Lt. Col. Nathan Blood, brigade effects coordinator for 4th Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (Light), Multi-National Division - Baghdad, says "Hello" to his 16-month-old daughter, Mackenzie, during a web camera communication. These brave men and women sacrifice so much in their lives so that others may enjoy the … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Hero

Pvt. Nathan Z. Thacker 18 years old from Greenbrier, Arkansas 2nd Battalion, 22nd Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division October 12, 2007 Pvt. Nathan Z. Thacker had only been in the country for two weeks before his death, according to the soldier's father, Stephen Thacker. Thacker's father said his son felt a duty 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 […]