I always love products where I hit myself upside the head and go "why didn't I think of this". GRiPPiES is another one of these products.  This is the no slip solution for tights and socks if you have hard wood floors.  My house use to be a "no sock" zone, because everyone, including myself, ends up slipping and sliding due to my hardwood floors.  If I clean … [Read more...]


With the economy where it is at, it is amazing that people are even taking vacations anymore!  I know a lot of people who are opting for StayCations instead (where you stay home and do things instead of dropping a couple of thousand to head off into the sunset).  Mom Central got together with the MommyDocs and came up with a list of Five Tips for Summer … [Read more...]

Littman Bros Lighting

Living with an electrical engineer has made me appreciate lighting on a whole different level than most people.  Whether I want to know or not, Bill can look at say some Chandeliers and tell you how much they cost, why they used that specific brand, and so on and so forth. It also has allowed me to have some awesome Bathroom Lighting and under cabinet … [Read more...]

My House – The Construction Site

Well, the dumpster got delivered this morning. Tomorrow, Bill and his brothers start demoing the room that is in the basment. They have tear the drywall down and tear the subfloor out. We are suppose to have excellent weather (high of 62). Once that is done, Bill starts on the electric down there. He has to rerun a bunch of stuff, use some  … [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, […]