Dr. Cocoa Relief with a Smile

This is a product-provided, sponsored conversation that contains affiliate links. However, all opinions, text and experiences are my own. This is the time of year everybody's kids get sick. It seems like the germs just stick around longer now that it is cold. Did you know that school age kids get around eight to twelve colds per year? Amazing, right? Colds … [Read more...]

Men I Tell Ya

I swear men don't think.  Ever. Bill was getting some tools for our concrete project this weekend from his friend.  Since Will was sleeping on me, I asked him to get Will some Zyrtec.  (Earlier, in the week, I had Will into the doctor for a persistent cough that doesn't seem to go away.  She figured it was either a virus or allergies.  I had to wait till … [Read more...]

Halls Allergy Relief

I am allergic to life itself.  Really, I am.  I've had allergy testing done, and I found out that I was allergic to every single thing that they testing me for hence being allergic to life itself.  :)  I could get allergy shots, but they couldn't guarantee that it would fix anything, so I opted not to.  Instead, I just deal with my symptoms the best I … [Read more...]

I can see clearly now . . .

Well, actually Madison can. She had an eye doctor appointment last night.  I changed her from the pediatric ophthalmologist to the eye doctor Bill and I go to.  It's just down the street, and it's covered under our vision insurance (whereas her ophthalmologist was not).  The amazing thing is that we've been going to the other place for 2 years, and I learned … [Read more...]

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 […]

10 Reasons You Must Watch Jessica Jones #streamteam

I was going to write about what you should be watching today on Thanksgiving.  Instead, I’m going to tell you to binge watch Jessica Jones, because it is my new favorite guilty pleasure.  Jessica Jones is Netflix’s newest series, and it is absolutely amazing. They have done an awesome job with this unlikely superhero.  Here […]

Make the holidays feel warmer with SOL ALPACA

Oh, the weather outside is frightful here in Chicago. It feels like we went from barely fall to the deep depths of winter. Depending on where you live here in Illinois determines the amount of snow you got this last weekend. I got several inches, but further north got up to a foot! If you […]

Help With Asurion

This post was sponsored by Asurion as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. It is hard to believe that I’ll be shopping for Christmas at the end of this week.  (yes, I am one of those crazy black Friday shoppers!).  This is the time of year we buy our loved ones gadgets and […]