#NSNation Update – Week 1

I've been on Nutrisystem for about a week. I've had good days -- I've had bad days but I stuck it out (even when my kids got McDonalds and popcorn and cotton candy). Now, I lost almost 4 lbs from the time I ordered my Nutrisytem food to when I actually got the food and got to start the system. So I lost 4 pounds without even trying! (If it could only we that … [Read more...]

The Vacation That Almost Wasn’t

I didn't publicize on my blog last week that we were leaving to go on vacation on Thursday.  I figured you can't be too safe.  However, if you follow me on Facebook you'll know what happened.  However, if you don't, you can read below about our vacation, what happened, and what our next steps will be to fix the situation. We left Thursday morning right … [Read more...]

More and more recipes

Right now, I am trying to figure out what to make for dinner tonight. I would consider myself a beginner cook, since most of my specialties come out of a box (who doesn't like Hamburger Helper!). That's why when I come across blogs like My Recipes Blog I am in seventh heaven. I need simple directions that I can't mess up. I am usually trying to deal with … [Read more...]

EZ Tofu Press Giveaway!

Calling all my tofu fans!  Firm and extra firm tofu is packed in water to keep it fresh. However, if you don’t remove the water, your tofu can be pretty plain.  By removing this water, the tofu can absorb the flavors of spices, marinade, or other foods. Tofu is often called a wonder food because […]

10 Reasons You Must Watch Jessica Jones #streamteam

I was going to write about what you should be watching today on Thanksgiving.  Instead, I’m going to tell you to binge watch Jessica Jones, because it is my new favorite guilty pleasure.  Jessica Jones is Netflix’s newest series, and it is absolutely amazing. They have done an awesome job with this unlikely superhero.  Here […]

Make the holidays feel warmer with SOL ALPACA

Oh, the weather outside is frightful here in Chicago. It feels like we went from barely fall to the deep depths of winter. Depending on where you live here in Illinois determines the amount of snow you got this last weekend. I got several inches, but further north got up to a foot! If you […]

Help With Asurion

This post was sponsored by Asurion as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. It is hard to believe that I’ll be shopping for Christmas at the end of this week.  (yes, I am one of those crazy black Friday shoppers!).  This is the time of year we buy our loved ones gadgets and […]