10 Things To Do For Random Acts of Kindness Day!

Did you know that February 17th is Random Acts of Kindness Day? I love that in the middle of winter (especially here in Chicago since we keep getting more and more snow) that we can warm each others hearts. The best part of doing Random Acts Of Kindness is that you are making another person's day. I know that I love reading on Facebook about how others have … [Read more...]

Growing Up

It is hard to believe that Madison is 9 years old now. In the last year, she has grown up more than all the other years combined. I swear that this year the hormones have already kicked in. We already have the teenage mood swings. She's already started to wear some Ladieswear. The kids feet are bigger than mine too! She thinks that is the coolest thing … [Read more...]

#SeeMoreSights In Chicago At The Taste Of Chicago

I still consider myself a tourist here in Chicago. Having moved here 2000, we don't spend hardly anytime downtown (my husband hates driving there!), so I have seen very little. That's why I jumped at the chance to get to go to the Taste Of Chicago, get the kids vision checked, and enjoy downtown for the day. Granted, I didn't plan on the almost 100 degrees … [Read more...]

Sights Of Your Life #seemoresights

An eye for an eye for an eye. Eyesight is something very important for my family. For those of you who don't know (which I am going to guess is most of you), both of Bill's grandparents were blind (this was Bill's moms parents). One had detached retinas and the other macular degeneration. And yes, they raised 5 kids blind. Both really didn't know anything … [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, […]