What do you know about RSV? #RSVAwareness #MC

I participated in a campaign on behalf of Mom Central Consulting (#MC) for MedImmune. I received a promotional item as a thank you for participating. Do you know anybody whose kids who have RSV?  I know a couple.  One of my husband's cousins had RSV (he was full term).  My cousin's child had it when he was 2 (yeah, they can get it that old and he ended up … [Read more...]

The Birds, The Bees, Life and Death

Brought to you by Genworth (Sung to the tune of The Birds and The Bees) Let me tell you 'bout the birds and the bees And the flowers and the trees And the moon up above And a thing called . . . . . . Death. Yeah, the thing we all don't like to talk about. However, this is a conversation we all must have with our loved ones. I come a … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday: Tribute

So this week isn't going to be so Wordless. If you read here regularly, then you will know that last week I attended the funeral for my cousin in Wisconsin. He was only 31 years old. He had Cystic Fibrosis. When he was born, we were told that he'd only live into his 20s. Well, he lived to be 31 years old. We always knew this day would come. However, … [Read more...]

Paris Goes to Los Angeles

I am always on the lookout for books for Madison especially now since she has to read 90 minutes a week for her reading grade. I am looking for books that are both grade level and interesting. The series of My Friend Parents meet that bill. In her third travel related book called Paris Goes To Los Angeles, Paris and her sister explore Southern California … [Read more...]

Letter From Santa

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Albertsons Stores. The opinions and text are all mine. It is hard to believe, but it is that time of year again! With Christmas right around the corner, Jewel-Osco wants to help you this time of year even more magical. They are assisting in […]

Hoorray! A new cooking app in time for the holidays and a $50 Giveaway Too!

Looking for an app that will help you to find and share recipes and connect with other food enthusiasts?  Hoorray is everything you need and more and is available through a free app download on Apple iTunes and the Google App Store. Hoorray was developed to get Americans excited about cooking in their own kitchens, […]

What are your #GameDayTraditions?

Are you ready for some football? I know I am! There are so many ways to get ready for football games. Now, in my house, we are a house divided. For those of you who don’t know, I am from Green Bay, Wisconsin. I currently live in the suburbs of Chicago here in Illinois. Now, […]