Budget Cuts in Cook County

More than 1,000 Cook County employees will be losing their jobs. Most of them are in the law enforcement and in health. 13 health clinics will be closed. Instead of cutting management, they cut the front line people. This is such a joke. The budget was voted on at 3:oo am this morning. When people voted Todd Stroger in, I do not know what they were … [Read more...]


How do I live in the only state in nation who cannot figure out how to get an accurate tally of the votes in a timely matter? We are still waiting to see who won for Cook County President here. The canidates are pissed and I do not blame them. At midnight last night, out of the 1700 districts not fully reported, 1600 of them were in Cook County. See a … [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 […]