Raging Waves Waterpark

Can I tell you how much I love having a waterpark in my backyard? (Ok, not quite in my backyard -- it's an hour away. I'll take an hour drive to Yorkville, IL vs. Wisconsin Dells which takes us close to 5 hours). Raging Waves is 45 acres of pure fun! You literally can spend the entire day at Raging Waves. We found the prices very reasonable. Parking … [Read more...]

Going on Vacation With Green Dot® Reloadable Prepaid Visa® Card

It is hard to believe that summer is almost here! With school letting out comes vacation time. My family and I will be heading off on vacation. Vacations can be expensive, so we have been saving for a while. That's where the Green Dot® Reloadable Prepaid Visa® Card helps. I don't have to worry about overspending or having to carry a wad of cash! Using the … [Read more...]

Building Your Credit by Using Your Credit Cards

  There are a lot of myths out there about credit, how it works and how to use it responsibly. For example, there are people who truly believe that it is better to never use credit at all. Maybe this is true for some people; particularly those who can afford to simply buy everything they want (including large purchases like homes, cars, and college … [Read more...]


Do you own a dog? As you all know, we do. We also travel a lot and are always looking for someone to watch Daisy while we are gone. DogVacay is an online community that connects dog owners with over 20,000 vetted and insured pet sitters across North America, ready to care for your dog like a member of their family. That is what every dog owner is looking for! … [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 […]