Living Without A Smartphone

You know, we did survive before we had smartphones. Granted, that was a long, long time ago (okay, maybe not so long ago), but people nowadays have seemed to forget that yes, the human race can last a day, or two, or even a month without touching our smartphones. It is had to believe, but it can be done. Sometimes when we did our noses out of our … [Read more...]

Christmas Tree Madness

This is what our Christmas tree looked like for about two hours on Sunday.  Granted, our prelit tree is 8 years old.  However, half of the tree was out when we put it up.  Of course, Bill didn't bother to plug it in until we were over half done getting it up and fixing the branches.  He's lucky I didn't recommend he start researching a hotel las vegas.  … [Read more...]

Baby Einstein

Did you know that Baby Einstien has been around for 10 years?  I can't believe it either.  Granted, my oldest child is only going to be five, so I've only been able to enjoy them for half the time they have been around.  That being said I love baby Einstein and all of their products.  We own a ton of Baby Einstein DVDs and books.  I can totally see how they … [Read more...]

Countdown To Christmas: Bake Me A Wish

Have you heard of Bake Me A Wish! before? Bake Me A Wish! provides freshly baked occasional cakes for all seasons and celebrations. They deliver the cakes overnight in an elegant box with a personalized gift card. Now, you cannot leave their site without being hungry. I know that I wouldn't mind a few of those cakes being sent to my house! They all look … [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, […]