Sabu & Me

Sabu & Me is the story of Maura Lane and her dog Sabu and the wonderful times they spent together during Maura’s early life. Written by Maura herself, Sabu and Me is the re-telling of her earliest memories with her best friend.  I love that this book is written so Madison, who is learning to read, can actually read most of the book herself!  … [Read more...]

Pigtail Pals

I've always tried to teach Madison that she can do anything. I was taught that and I set my sights for starts (not literally). I wanted to be a lawyer when I grew up. Then I realized how much school was involved and opted not to do that. (LOL) However, the decision was mine. Pigtail Pals has set out to do the same thing. They are redefining girly by … [Read more...]

My Pillow Pets

The award-winning Original Pillow Pets are snuggly plush companions that are a comfortable pillow for television, bedtime or travel time.  They come in two sizes, 11? or 18?, making them a perfect gift for any age child. At an affordable $16.99 or $24.99, they won’t break the holiday budget either.  They are made from the softest, high-quality … [Read more...]

Money Savvy Pig

With Madison only being 5, it's hard sometimes to get her to understand about money. At this point, she only understands that there is rectangle money and circle money. That being said they do have a treasure chest at school where you can donate money to (which, in turn, gets donated to the church. For those of you who don't know, Madison attends a … [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, […]