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...]

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?

This is a sponsored post. 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 […]