Make time for you and your partner and enjoy a happier relationship

This is a guest post. This time of year can be a make or break time for many relationships – long winter evenings and the ever looming threat of mucking up Valentines Day puts many couples in a tight spot. But this week we show you some top ways to banish those relationship blues meanwhile making more time for you and your partner. Listen to each … [Read more...]


I think we are officially on the mend. Madison and I went to the doctor today. Her keytones are finally looking good, and she's been given the okay to go back to school. Woohoo! I still feel like a mack truck hit me. I could use some Texas energy to get some stuff done around the house! On that note, we've had problems with our cable/phone/internet … [Read more...]

I’m Sick, Your Sick, Everybody is Sick

That's my life in a nutshell.  It started Friday night when Madison left Daddy/Daughter date night after an hour, because she didn't feel good.  (Now, Will had the flu when everybody had snow days).  I was at a 31 show (kinda like a purse party), and by the time I got home, she had thrown up.  No sleep Friday night because well, she threw up all Friday night. … [Read more...]

Chicago Air and Water Show

We actually were at Navy Pier for a Cloud 9 show. However, the planes were flying over us. At one point, we had both kids crying (good times, let me tell you). This is how the kids spent most of the time walking around: Here's a video I took with my phone. This doesn't actually show you how close we really were! … [Read more...]

EZ Tofu Press Giveaway!

Calling all my tofu fans!  Firm and extra firm tofu is packed in water to keep it fresh. However, if you don’t remove the water, your tofu can be pretty plain.  By removing this water, the tofu can absorb the flavors of spices, marinade, or other foods. Tofu is often called a wonder food because […]

10 Reasons You Must Watch Jessica Jones #streamteam

I was going to write about what you should be watching today on Thanksgiving.  Instead, I’m going to tell you to binge watch Jessica Jones, because it is my new favorite guilty pleasure.  Jessica Jones is Netflix’s newest series, and it is absolutely amazing. They have done an awesome job with this unlikely superhero.  Here […]

Make the holidays feel warmer with SOL ALPACA

Oh, the weather outside is frightful here in Chicago. It feels like we went from barely fall to the deep depths of winter. Depending on where you live here in Illinois determines the amount of snow you got this last weekend. I got several inches, but further north got up to a foot! If you […]

Help With Asurion

This post was sponsored by Asurion as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. It is hard to believe that I’ll be shopping for Christmas at the end of this week.  (yes, I am one of those crazy black Friday shoppers!).  This is the time of year we buy our loved ones gadgets and […]