Did you ever have one of those weeks?

I had one of those weeks last week.  You know, one of those weeks where everything goes wrong.  Like if you sit in your Adirondack chairs and they break or it rains every time you have plans.  I've had bad days before, but it seemed like last week was against me.  It kicked me in the butt. We spent that entire weekend looking for Madison's retainer.  You … [Read more...]

Shop Reading Rainbow

I may be dating myself here, but I remember watching Reading Rainbow on TV.  It was on PBS.  Reading Rainbow was a show that was about life lessons and other cultures.  It required us to use our imagination and creativity. That is why I was excited to hear that there is a site that helps teachers with education media to balance out text book work. … [Read more...]

LintAlert Review

Did you know that there are over 15,000 dryer fires every year? That averages to 40 fires a day!  If you are like me, I found that extremely scary.  Everybody's dryers accumulate lint.  Even if you clean your lint screen (which I do every time), lint still builds up in your duct system.  The thing is -- how do you know how much lint is stuck in your dryer … [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, […]