We had a very interesting episode at my house this morning.  Will had a little diaper accident that ended up all over my living room floor (and let's say it wasn't pee!).  Not only did it smell, it was stuck to the floor (I know, I know TMI, but I could have taken pictures!) What does a mother do when incidents like this (and yes all mothers have at least … [Read more...]

My New Flooring

I know. It isn't Pergo or anything. However, it was much cheaper than Pergo! Can you guess what kind of flooring we now have in the living room? Here's what it looks like: Yes, we have a foam floor down over our hardwood floor. I now can lay Will down, and he can play on the floor again. He roles from one side of the room to the other. Every so … [Read more...]

Kids and Hardwood Floors

I have just one more installment of my Vegas trip to still write up, but we have a small issue at my house that I am trying to figure out. Except for our bedrooms, my entire house is hardwood floors. They look great. However, they are not great for children. Madison has slipped several times already. We had the "I think she broke her nose" incident a … [Read more...]


I cannot believe that it is time to put our Christmas lists together. I am really wondering what to put on the kids' lists. Since the recalls, I am not sure what is safe anymore. Who knew that a volcano vaporizer is safer than a Mattel toy? Isn't that crazy? Bill has no idea what he wants. I want a vacuum/sweeper/mop thing for hardwood floors. I think … [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 […]