Nest Smart Thermostat @bestbuy #BBYConnectedHome

  The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. As you all know, Bill and I love everything high tech. Heck, our bathroom light/fan is also a speaker so we can listen to music!  That is why I was so excited to hook up a Nest Smart … [Read more...]

A Pirate’s Night Before Christmas

Come aboard, young mateys, for a humorous, colorful, and thoroughly piratical retelling of "The Night Before Christmas!" You may have read my review on the book a couple of days ago. However, this a whole brand new take on a story you read every Christmas. I have to admit that it is a pretty good and pretty funny take on a story you know by heart! On a … [Read more...]

True Love and a Giveaway Too!

Is there true love like in the movie Frozen? Do you have true love in your life? If you can believe it, Bill and I have been together since 1996. Yes, that makes us together 18 years this month! We've actually hit the point where I have known him as long as I've lived my life without him. We have been married 13 years this year in June. A … [Read more...]

MiracleFold laundry Folder

Who hates folding laundry besides me, of course? I’d bet most everyone hates folding laundry. I don’t even mind the trek up and down my basement stairs to switch laundry - I would much rather do that than fold. Well, thankfully the MiracleFold makes folding laundry easier and more fun! The MiracleFold is a tough plastic board that folds your laundry into … [Read more...]

Letter From Santa

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Albertsons Stores. The opinions and text are all mine. It is hard to believe, but it is that time of year again! With Christmas right around the corner, Jewel-Osco wants to help you this time of year even more magical. They are assisting in […]

Hoorray! A new cooking app in time for the holidays and a $50 Giveaway Too!

Looking for an app that will help you to find and share recipes and connect with other food enthusiasts?  Hoorray is everything you need and more and is available through a free app download on Apple iTunes and the Google App Store. Hoorray was developed to get Americans excited about cooking in their own kitchens, […]

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, […]