You Look Amazing – #NSNation Update – Week 27

The nice thing about weight loss is that when you see people you haven't in a while, they tend to be shocked especially when you lose a large amount of weight as I have this year. When you have doctors (for me it was my chiropractor and my OBGYN) telling you look amazing, they might be onto something. I went to a conference this weekend and I all I … [Read more...]

I Lost a Kindergardener – #NSNation Update – Week 22

I know I probably have you all confused right now. What does the picture of Will and a losing a kindergardener have in common? And what does that have to do with weight loss? Well, I was talking with a friend and fellow blogger last week who felt like a failure because even though she had lost 150 lb., she still had so much more to go. For me, 150 pounds … [Read more...]

The Power of Six

The Power of Six is the follow-up story to I Am Number Four. The story picks up shortly after the last book ended, but it opens with a new member of the Garde (super-cool young aliens with special powers, only six known survivors of their race).  If you've not read I Am Number Four, you need to know that in the beginning they were a group of nine. Nine aliens … [Read more...]

Epson/Sparkplugging Event

I am sooo far behind, but I went to this awesome event last Thursday.  Wendy Piersall was so kind to invite me, and I met so many awesome Chicago women.  It was a great girls night out.  The drinks and food were awesome (note to self:  don't drink the drink above and expect to go to bed.  It was 2 am before I remembered that that drink had Red Bull in it).  … [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, […]