The 5 W’s of Addiction

We all want to lead healthy lives and make healthy choices. We sit in comfortable homes and see stories on the news (and, yes, on pop culture shows too) about people who have lost their lives to addictions or who battle with addictions and we think “how does that even happen?” and “I can’t even imagine that.” Basically we get pretty judgey about it, even when … [Read more...]

Aflac #Duckprints

What are you thankful this holiday season - your health, your loved ones, or something else? On top of these things Aflac also wants to give back. Aflac’s Duckprints program is an ongoing celebration of the unsung heroes in the fight against childhood cancer and continues their mission to help eradicate the disease through raising donations and … [Read more...]

Dogs Have Accidents Too!

We have had our dog Daisy since she was 8 weeks old. Uncle Kyle's dog and Grandma's dog got together, and I ended up with a dog! She was super little when we got her and was the runt of the litter. In potty training her, we have had a lot of accidents. This was my first dog so that was a learning curve for both of us. Even with her accidents, she even … [Read more...]

What healthy choices do you make?

If you know Bill and I in real life, you will know that we have been on a weight loss challenge. I lost 80 lbs. 2 years ago, and then my thyroid quit working last summer and I put on 35 lbs. I've been working with my doctor to lose that weight and then some. In May, Bill ruptured a disc in his neck. One of the things that his pain doctor told us was that he … [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, […]