Guarding the Computer

Yes, we allow Madison access to the internet. Does it scare me? Definitely. I will never forget when two of my aunts went searching for apple pie recipes. Let's just say the first link they went to was not for the apple pie recipe they were looking for! They laugh about it now, but at the time, they were quite shocked.  I can only imagine how my kids … [Read more...]

Rain, rain, go away

I thought we left the crappy weather in Chicago. However, it looks like we brought it with us. I have been up since 4 am, but I wanted to post that we made it here! I love it! Our hotel is nicer than my house. I took a few pictures for you all. Here's the kitchen: The dining area: The living room: Our bedroom: And lastly, … [Read more...]

Everbody Update

Madison has been fever free all day now!!!! Yeah!!!! She started doing better yesterday, and she is back to herself 100% now. In the sickness of the last couple of days, I also forgot to mention that Will cut his top two teeth. That means, he has 2 on the bottom and two coming in on the top. Woo hoo!!! Since everyone is doing well at this point, that … [Read more...]

Satellite Internet

There are several ways to get internet into your house nowadays. Some of the ways that first come to mind like DSL or not always available everywhere. I know that is hard to believe, but my cousin lives in an area that her only choice is dial up (which really isn't a choice) and Satellite Internet (which is 30 times faster than dial up). This is really a no … [Read more...]

Fueling a Healthy Life & A Giveaway Too!

Whether it’s dinnertime, homework time or family game night, time spent around at the table with family helps establish life-long healthy habits, in terms of both nutrition and lifestyle. I know in my house we have some great conversations about our plans for the day at breakfast. We then talk again at dinner time. We […]

Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron Party Time

In celebration of Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron out on 3D Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, Blu-ray, DVD, Digital SD and On-Demand on October 2nd,  we had a movie night at our house.  You know how much we love Marvel, so we had a great time!  Here are a few supplies to get for your own Marvel’s Avengers: Age of […]