Vlane & My Prius Poll

As most of you know, Bill and I have been looking for a vehicle that gets better gas mileage. Our Jeep Liberty, well, it stinks on gas mileage. We are averaging around 20 mpg, and Bill drives a minimum of 70 miles a day. Needless to say, with gas prices as high as they are, Bill alone spends over $500 a month in just gas for his car. I recently came … [Read more...]

A Rough Patch

It doesn't seem so long ago (it wasn't either -- it was June when my aunt died and yes this is the same side of my family) that I was writing a post similar to this.  On Saturday night, my uncle passed away.  I think he was 82, so he lived a full life.  The weekend prior he had a heart attack and last week he had a stroke.  The wake is … [Read more...]

Turtle Wax ICE™ Total Interior Care

I swear my husband has the most disgusting vehicle ever.  I have often talked about what crappy gas mileage we get with the Jeep, but I have never talked about how gross and filthy it gets.  It is nasty.  Bill works a lot of time on job sites.  Now, this can mean everything from buildings already done to those that are just breaking ground.  He also carries a … [Read more...]

I’ve got a secret

I have been wanting to post this since Monday.  No worries -- I am not pregnant and nobody here needs a medical bracelet or anything like that.  Since my husband has had to work late the last two night, we haven't had a chance to go do this yet.  Figured it out yet?  Well, I've blogged about it and asked everyone to tell my husband why we should get one of … [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, […]