Will’s 1 yr checkup

I took Will in for his one year check up today.  He was 24 lbs 5 oz and 30 1/2 inches long.  From last time (which was about 3 months ago), he's put on about 3 lbs and 2 inches.  Yes, he's a big, growing boy.  Over the next couple of months, we have to wean him off the bottle, get him on all people food, and get him drinking milk.  We have our work cut out … [Read more...]

Forever Stamps

Did you know that the stamp rate increased today? I had to mail the invitations for Will's birthday party out, and I didn't have any forever stamps. Instead, I had a bunch of 41 cent stamps. Nowadays though, I think the Forever Stamp is really your best buy. Why? Once you buy a Forever Stamp, you can always use it even if the rates go up.  I didn't buy … [Read more...]

I am not JUST a mommy blogger

Once upon a time, there was a beautiful girl and a handsome prince. They dated a long time (well, 5 years) before they got married. Once married, they have 2 beautiful and wonderful children. The beautiful girl decided to stay home with her children instead of going back to work and became a blogger.  Nothing bad ever happens, and they are all very happy … [Read more...]

Basement and Heaters

My sister and her husband are coming down in January for Madison's birthday with her friend Brenda which is great. However, I have one small little problem. What is that? I don't have enough room for everyone to sleep upstairs. I do have a full basement which they all slept in last time time they all were down here. However, that was in the middle of … [Read more...]

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, […]

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 […]