Sleepy’s Giveaway


Sleepy's is new to the Chicago market but they have been around since 1957. They are known as “The Mattress Professionals” and they carry the largest selection of name brand mattresses in the country including Sealy Posturepedic, Simmons Beautyrest, Serta Perfect Sleeper, Stearns & Foster, Sleeping Beauty, Tempur-Pedic and more. Best of all, Sleepy's has a ...continue reading

NYFD Fire Zone


Since Will wants to be a firefighter, we made sure we checked out the NYFD Fire Zone. A great time was had by all. The kids learned fire safety (and we found out that Will didn't know as much as we thought!). Their presentation is a must see for kids! We had a great time, and best of all, it was free!This is a must stop place for those who have kids ...continue reading

Shedding Clothes and Shedding Pounds – #NSNation Update Week 5

I think I need therapy.  I know, you are all laughing right now, but I've got some definiate denial issues.  I know how much weight I've lost, but I just don't see it.  And I still think my old clothes fit even if I know better now.  Let me tell you about my weekend.  We went up to Green Bay to see my family this weekend.  I had a great time!  However, my ...continue reading


Another awesome game that has come out this year is Hike. This new card game is where nature springs surprises and player battle for survival. It isn't as dire as that descriptions sounds -- I promise. :)Hike is fairly easy to play. Each player (you need 3-8 players to play) gets 7 cards. You get to play one suited card or a specialty card each turn. ...continue reading