Wordless Wednesday: Fallen Branch

We woke up to this Friday morning: That branch is about 25 feet up in the air hanging by who knows what. We ended up having to get somebody to come out immediately. We were afraid that it was going to take out my neighbors fence or our swingset. The guy had to climb the tree to get it down. Can you see him? This is the branch once they … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day Is Right Around The Corner

Even though it sure doesn't feel like spring here in Chicago, it is definitely right around the corner. I'm watching my flowers along the fence slowly but surely come up even though it keeps on trying to snow here. With spring almost here, that also means we have to start thinking about gifts for Mother's Day. To be honest, I start planning now already! I … [Read more...]

I Need A New Mattress

I believe that putting things out into the world sometimes makes them happen, so here I go. Bill and I need a new mattress. The mattress Bill and I are sleeping on was the cheapest one we could find at Darvin Furniture. While I was happy at the time about the great deal we got, my back hates me. Absolutely hates me. We have a sofa bed in the … [Read more...]

Abbey’s Hope

Did you know that drowning is second only to car crashes as the leading cause of unintentional death among children. One of the hidden dangers is pool drains. Between the drains that are improperly maintained to those with faulty covers can kill, there are some steps you need to take: Avoid dangerous drains. ┬áBefore swimming, tie up your hair so that it … [Read more...]

Rhapsody KIDS Giveaway

Rhapsody KIDS is the first music subscription service to offer a fun, safe, and easy music experience created just for kids. There is nothing worse than have to constantly find music that is appropriate for our children. This is especially tough as they get older. There is nothing worse then having them sing along to […]

Blast Off With Miles From Tomorrowland & A Stop At Google Too! #milesevent

Miles from Tomorrowland is an animated space adventure series that centers around the Callisto family who live on a spaceship called the Stellosphere and work for the Tomorrowland Transit Authority (TTA).  The four main characters are Miles Callisto (an enthusiastic and curious boy with a somewhat reckless inventive streak), Loretta Callisto (Miles’ older sister and technology and […]

Bloody Knife Cupcakes

For a fun take on cupcakes, these Bloody Knife Cupcakes will be a hit at any Halloween party!