Fixing it up

This is the time of year that we make a list of all the things we would like to do to our house and to our yard. I know that we can't be the only ones who do this. For example, when I was painting the fence for Madison's First Communion (that was May 5th), I realized how bad our fence is. When we first moved here, we put a fence in that March (2006). … [Read more...]

#CrushedIt Giveaway! ($25 Dominick’s Giftcard!)

This giveaway is now over. The winner is Mari. Congrats! My family and I are always looking for great foods and drinks to try out.  Chiquita crushed fruit snack product is one of those drinkable snacks that just hit the spot no matter when you drink here.  Here is my shopping trip for my Chiquita crushed fruit snack product: So what did we think … [Read more...]


Even though this store is farther away from me than Menards and Home Depot, I think Lowe's is my new favorite store. As far as prices go, I think they are pretty much in line with everyone else. However, there are some very specific things that stood out for me when we made a trip out to Orland last week. First, we were looking for a very specific vanity. … [Read more...]

Fueling a Healthy Life & A Giveaway Too!

Whether it’s dinnertime, homework time or family game night, time spent around at the table with family helps establish life-long healthy habits, in terms of both nutrition and lifestyle. I know in my house we have some great conversations about our plans for the day at breakfast. We then talk again at dinner time. We […]

Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron Party Time

In celebration of Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron out on 3D Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, Blu-ray, DVD, Digital SD and On-Demand on October 2nd,  we had a movie night at our house.  You know how much we love Marvel, so we had a great time!  Here are a few supplies to get for your own Marvel’s Avengers: Age of […]