Hamburger Helper To The Rescue! #freebeef

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Both of my kids play soccer. Right now, we are in the middle of spring soccer season, so my life has been a bit crazy. My kids play on two different teams, and I coach one of those teams! That means I have soccer games and practices in different places at the same time some days. Last week, my daughter had a game every single night. It was crazy!! Did … [Read more...]

Netflix Picks for A Snow Day #StreamTeam

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There may be nearly two feet of snow on the ground (20 inches here in Oak Lawn!), but the real adventure today can start indoors. If today is a snow day at your house, here are a few TV shows and movies from Netflix that will get everyone's imaginations running wild.  Whether you choose to host a (slightly tamer) game day a la Jumanji or create a science … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Hero

This post was suggested by Kathi Sgt. Maj. Jon Cavaiani 70 years old from Stanford, California August 2, 1943 - July 29, 2014 When Sergeant Cavaiani and the remaining platoon members could not halt the enemy advance, he ordered his men to escape while he laid down covering fire. As they ran, the citation said, he "recovered a machine gun, stood up, … [Read more...]

Troll of Your Tongue – #TheBoxtrolls

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Can you believe Boxtrolls will finally be in the theater tomorrow? My kids are dying to see this movie, so yours are probably too! Heck, I can't wait to see this movie either! You've seen the previews, but you haven't seen how they made this movie. That's why this is cool to watch! Boxtrolls is a family event movie from the creators of “Coraline” and … [Read more...]