Is Nutrisystem A Fad Diet? #NSNation Update – Week 12

A comment I got on my posts is actually inspiring this week's Nutrisystem topic (Thanks Lisa!!!). One of the more frustrating things when you are on a weight loss journey is when you hit a plateau or when you see all your Facebook friends losing 10 lbs in a week.  That's where Lisa comes in with her comment of: I have lost 25 also but still have much … [Read more...]

Weekend plans

I'm so happy to get this crazy weekend behind me. Not coming home from camping till Tuesday really threw off everybody here. We have a pretty tame weekend this weekend though. We'll be heading out to a Kane County Cougars game tonight and that's pretty much all I have planned. That being said, I have a few house projects I want to get done this … [Read more...]

Get Up And Move!

I've got another crazy weekend planned! You may have all read about the craziness of last weekend and helping my mom paint, plant new plants, and rearrange her living room. We were busy, busy, busy last weekend! (Oh, I forgot to add that going to my moms from my house is a 4 hour drive too!). We took our kids to Bay Beach last weekend too! (For those … [Read more...]

Sports Day!

Tomorrow is a crazy day for both my kids (and it just worked out that way which is what makes it all the more unique).  Will got a note sent home telling me that Friday was going to be sports day.  The kids could wear anything related to sports.  Well, since Will is 3, we really don't have him involved in too many sports (I don't think swim counts, and I … [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 […]