Granting Wishes at Sears

TThis post is sponsored, but the ideas, thoughts and ramblings are my own. Since having kids, I turned into a big softie.   Yes, I'll actually admit it.  I cry at things I never would have before, and I think about things that never would have crossed my mind before having kids.  I'll be honest here -- I get all teary eyed at Sears new commercials.  … [Read more...]

Holiday Fun

I love to play games, and I think my love of games has rubbed off on my children.  I'll play any board game against anyone.  I personally love Monopoly, but in 12 years, my husband has only one a few times (so for some reason, he doesn't want to play with me anymore).  However, this year, I think our game playing will be on our Wii.  We are having Christmas … [Read more...]

Madagascar 2 Wii Game aka I Like To Move It Move It

Madison can never remember Madagascar, so we call it "I like to move it, move it" in my house.  My kids love both of the Madagascar movies (heck, my husband and I love them too -- the penguins are my personal favorite).  For us, it was a naturally progression to get the Wii game (since we have done this with several other movies we have seen).  The first … [Read more...]

Countdown To Christmas: Cugolino

This is another unique toy from Oh! Toys.  I think my husband was just as excited to play with this as Madison.  This too is for ages 3 and up.  However, this does come with marbles, so if you have kids younger than three, you need to be very careful (the rule here is that Madison can't play with this unless Will is napping). Again, this is another toy that … [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, […]