Chicago Toy & Game Fair Giveaway!


As you see from my posts every week, my kids and I love the Chicago Toy and Game Fair.  I can't believe it's that time of year again. My husband and I are already planning our strategy to make it through the Chicago Toy and Game Fair in one day again.  (The husband doesn't want to miss the football game that Sunday LOL). As I've stated in my other posts, … [Read more...]

Go Packers!


As many of you know, I am from Green Bay (and living in Chicago).  Needless to say, the football game yesterday was great for me: … [Read more...]

VeggieTales: It’s a Meaningful Life DVD

Have you ever wondered "what if"? I know each one of us has asked ourselves that. VeggieTales: It’s a Meaningful Life is a story that does just that: It was the biggest football game of his life and Stewart (Larry the Cucumber) had a chance to win it all. Injured in one bad play, his hopes of playing in the Salad Bowl – and living a life of fame and … [Read more...]

Parental Responsibility

People often wonder why kids are "so bad nowadays". I really do think some of it comes down to parenting. At both Madison's school and Will's school, I see kids coming out of cars with their coats not even zipped! Now, I live in Illinois where it has been hovering between 15-20 degrees all week. Not only are my kids zipped, they have hats, gloves, hoods … [Read more...]