How Service Dogs Quietly Serve Humanity

We see service dogs often on the streets and in public buildings, but only have a vague idea about how much they help the people who rely on them to live fairly independent lives. Service dogs can fetch items, bring them to their owners, figure out how to walk through narrow areas, and take public transport. They are viewed as an aid to a person … [Read more...]

I scream, you scream, we all scream for Weight Watchers® ice cream

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Weight Watchers® Ice Cream for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Life isn't perfect. I think we all know that by now. Heck, Bill and I have made some pretty huge life changing decisions in the last year that has really made our lives different. For those of you who don't read her regularly, he has lost 70 … [Read more...]


What do you get the woman in your life that has everything? CAUSEBOX! CAUSEBOX is a seasonal selection of socially conscious products for women. These products give back generously to underprivileged communities, help provide jobs and sustainable income in underdeveloped areas of the world, raise awareness for different charitable initiatives, empower people, … [Read more...]

Who Do You Feel Beautiful For?

I live with a tween. It is very important that my daughter knows that she is perfect the way she is. This has forced me to reevaluate my own self talk to myself. It has forced me to be happy with my body, so she realizes she doesn't have to be a size zero to be happy. I make an effort to not talk about all things I'd like to change. Instead, I talk about … [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, […]