Tiggly Count

It is amazing how our technology has penetrated our lives.  My kids and my nieces and nephews know more about how their ipods and kindles work better than I do (and I'm the technology guru of the family!).  I am of full belief that if you can't beat them; join them!  I love that we can help our kids learn and use techonology to do so. … [Read more...]

Happy rewards with happy meals #imlovinit

When Madison was in second grade, she struggled in math. It was terrible. It was not that she could not do the math work. She did fine with that. It was the timed tests that were killing us. She is a perfectionist. She does her work slowly. It is literally a battle we have every night doing her homework (and still is). As you can imagine, some nights her … [Read more...]


Take-Out is an exciting numbered dice game that reminds you of the old "shut the box" game but without the big, bulky box. Can you remove all the numbered dice for a score of zero? The game is super easy to play. First, the starting player rolls all 12 dice. The total number of dots on the white dice need to be removed from the red ones. (for example, if … [Read more...]

Brainy Baby Giveaway!

The holiday season is swiftly approaching and if you’re like me you want to try to get all of your holiday shopping done as early as possible to avoid that massive rush. Depending on the age of your little ones, finding gifts can be easy. Sometimes not. I have a couple of gift ideas for the little ones this year that are not only unique, fun and affordable … [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, […]