Hair Today, Gone In A Few Hours

What is your hair nightmare? I mean, seriously, I live in Chicago, so hat head seems to be something that we are all having an issue with. :) Ok, much more seriously, I have several hair issues. First, since being diagnosed with Hashimotos, my hair has been thinning (however, now that I am on medicine that seems to be slowing down).  Other issues I have are … [Read more...]

The Makeshift Mailbox

This is what my mailbox now looks like after our fix.  If you didn't read that post, a snow plow hit our mailbox in the middle of the night Friday night.  However, you have to have a mailbox to have your mail delivered.  Since the ground is frozen here, we can't replace the mailbox anytime soon.  Here is what it looks like now: … [Read more...]

About that mailbox . . .

I've never been a big fan of my mailbox.  However, it served its purpose till last night.  We woke up this morning to our mailbox laying on the ground.  Since a lot of my product reviews are sent by the mail, this is a very bad, bad thing.  Second problem, it snowed here last night, so the ground is frozen.  We think it was hit by the snow plow in the middle … [Read more...]

Build a Bear – Wii Style

Have you ever went to the Build A Bear Workshop?  If so, you will know that it is one of the coolest places around if you have kids.  It is seriously like watching magic happen as you watch your bear being made.  It is awesome that you can personalize it and everything.  However, when we moved from Aurora back to Chicago, I didn't realize that we were going … [Read more...]

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!

Fueling a Healthy Life & A Giveaway Too!

Whether it’s dinnertime, homework time or family game night, time spent around at the table with family helps establish life-long healthy habits, in terms of both nutrition and lifestyle. I know in my house we have some great conversations about our plans for the day at breakfast. We then talk again at dinner time. We […]