Sometimes your tax dollars go to this . . . . . .

Let me start off by saying that I live in Illinois now. However, I use to live in Wisconsin when I grew up and I have many friends that still live there.  This is how I got wind of this store I'm going to share with you all.  I'm literally picking up my jaw from the floor, because is this was my elected official, we'll I can't publish what I'd say to … [Read more...]

Why Have You Done So Well On Nutrisystem? – #NSNation Update Week 41 #samp

One of the questions I have actually gotten a lot is "why do you think you've done so well with Nutrisystem?".  I think there is a multifaceted answer to that. First, Nutrisystem takes the guess work out.  You don't have to get so concerned over calories or points or anything.  You order your food each month and then decide each day what to eat.  It is … [Read more...]

DR. SEUSS’ THE LORAX Kids Workshop at The Home Depot on 8/4/12

In celebration of the upcoming launch of DR. SEUSS' THE LORAX on Blu-ray and DVD,  THE HOME DEPOT  has teamed up with the EPA’s ENERGY STAR® and DR. SEUSS' THE LORAX for this Saturday's Kids Workshop onAugust 4, 2012 from 9am-12pm. At The Home Depot locations nationwide, the Kids Workshop will provide children with Lorax activity sheets, Lorax … [Read more...]

#NSNation Update – Week 15

So  a weird thing happened on the way to Madison's First Communion this weekend.  I had a stressful long week.  I skipped Zumba, so I could get my house ready.  I didn't even mow the lawn to help Bill out (he did it himself!).  I ate some "real" food instead of all Nutrisystem food.  I was terrified of weighing in this morning. That all being said, since I … [Read more...]

Blast Off With Miles From Tomorrowland & A Stop At Google Too! #milesevent

Miles from Tomorrowland is an animated space adventure series that centers around the Callisto family who live on a spaceship called the Stellosphere and work for the Tomorrowland Transit Authority (TTA).  The four main characters are Miles Callisto (an enthusiastic and curious boy with a somewhat reckless inventive streak), Loretta Callisto (Miles’ older sister and technology and […]

Bloody Knife Cupcakes

For a fun take on cupcakes, these Bloody Knife Cupcakes will be a hit at any Halloween party!

Fueling a Healthy Life & A Giveaway Too!

Whether it’s dinnertime, homework time or family game night, time spent around at the table with family helps establish life-long healthy habits, in terms of both nutrition and lifestyle. I know in my house we have some great conversations about our plans for the day at breakfast. We then talk again at dinner time. We […]