89 Useless Facts

1.) Rubber bands last longer when refrigerated. 2.) Peanuts are one of the ingredients of dynamite. 3.) The national anthem of Greece has 158 verses. No one in Greece has memorized all 158 verses. 4.) There are 293 ways to make change for a dollar. 5.) The average person's left hand does 56% of the typing. 6.) A shark is the only fish that can blink … [Read more...]

Yeah! My Tv Is Back!

I have catching up on all my shows that have been TIVO'd all week long. I am so glad that the writers are back! I was getting bored watching reruns that I have seen a million times already. So far tonight, I have watched Criminal Minds, Numbers, and CSI (Las Vegas). It still floors me that on these shows that they can find a fingerprint on, say, a gold … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Hero

Spc. Monica Lin Brown 19 years old from Lake Jackson, Texas 4th Squadron, 73rd Cavalry Regiment, 4th Brigade Combat Team Army Spc. Monica Lin Brown has done something only a very few female soldiers in American history have ever done. She's been awarded the Silver Star. Brown saved the lives of fellow soldiers after a roadside bomb tore through a … [Read more...]

I need sleep

Okay, so it is 1:30 in the morning.  I have been to bed twice and I cannot fall asleep.  I don't normally have insomnia, so I am not sure what my problem is.  I didn't drink any caffeniene today -- I did eat some mini-Snicker bars though.  I wonder if that's what is keeping me awake right now.  How do the rest of you cope with your insomnia? … [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 […]