Wednesday’s Hero

This post was suggested by Michael Col. Donald Cook 33 years old from Brooklyn, New York 3rd Marine Division, MACV August 9, 1934 - December 8, 1967 Captain Donald Cook was taken as a POW in 1964 and was held for three years until his death from malaria. For his action as a POW he was posthumously promoted to Colonel and awarded the Medal Of … [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...]

Wanna Get Away?

What mother hasn't felt this way? With the past week (broken laptop, couldn't find flu shots for my kids, now Will's sick), I definitely would love to get away just for a weekend.  When Country Inn & Suites by Carlson asked if I'd like a woman's weekend retreat, how could I say no? Next weekend, I'll be heading to a local Country Inn & Suites by … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Hero

This Week's Post Was Suggested By Beth Cpl. Benjamin S. Kopp 21 years old from Rosemont, Minnesota 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment July 18, 2009 Ben Kopp has been a fighter since the day he was born. When he was born his mother was given morphine to stop her labor so the doctors could deliver her via a cesarean section. But it caused his … [Read more...]

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, […]

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 […]