Mrs. Field’s Fill N Flip Giveaway!

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I love baking things that impress others. That is why I was happy to try out the Mrs. Field's Fill N Flip. Anything that lets me bake a cake more easily, I am all over that. We decided to make a cake for Easter. However, the Fill N Flip really allows you to make a special cake for any occasion. First, you make your batter like you normally would. … [Read more...]

Sleepy’s Giveaway

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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 … [Read more...]

NYFD Fire Zone

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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 … [Read more...]

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 … [Read more...]