Scrabble Giveaway!

I love a game that lasts the test of time. Introducing my kids to a game that I played, I find very awesome. The best part of Scrabble is that not only is it a ton of fun to play, it also is great learning for our kids. Did you know that many teachers use Scrabble in the classroom to provide a fun and engaging way to help kids develop spelling, vocabulary, … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Hero

Spc. Jonnie L Stiles 38 years old from Highlands Ranch, Colorado 769th Engineer Battalion, Louisiana Army National Guard November 13, 2008 Louisiana National Guard spokesman Maj. Michael Kazmierzak said Spc. Jonnie L. Stiles had been serving as a gunner on a Humvee doing route clearance when and IED detonated near his vehicle in Jalalabad, … [Read more...]

Its Snowing!

Can you believe it?  It actually snowed here in Chicago yesterday.  I had to actually put the kids in their winter coats. It's only October, how crazy is that!  Granted, it lasted all of 15 minutes.  However, it made for a very slippery trip to the chiropractor.  To make things even more crazy, we are suppose to have a high of 68 on Thursday.  Then you wonder … [Read more...]

Highlights High Five

Often when we are in the doctor's office, we see Highlights.  For many of your who are in my age range, we all pretty much remember Highlights.  It is one of the few magazines that is for children and is educational.  My only issue with Highlights is that it is for old kids, and I have younger ones.  When I found out that Highlights now makes High Five, I was … [Read more...]

What are your #GameDayTraditions?

Are you ready for some football? I know I am! There are so many ways to get ready for football games. Now, in my house, we are a house divided. For those of you who don’t know, I am from Green Bay, Wisconsin. I currently live in the suburbs of Chicago here in Illinois. Now, […]

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 […]