Foreign Language For Kids, Spanish Volume 1

Foreign Languages for Kids by Kids®: Spanish, Vol. 1 is a great way to introduce Spanish to your kids.  This movie is produced in Spanish to immerse your kids in the language.  The video is actually very cute.  I really liked it.  The system used helps children understand what is being taught by putting a corresponding picture on … [Read more...]

Taboo Giveaway!

If you are around my age, you will remember playing Taboo. If you don't remember or are too young (lucky you!), Taboo is game of getting your teammates to say the phrase on the card without using any of the Taboo words. For example, if you have the word heart throb, you can't use teenage, idol, star, or movies (those are all listed on the card). Now, you have … [Read more...]

Guarding the Computer

Yes, we allow Madison access to the internet. Does it scare me? Definitely. I will never forget when two of my aunts went searching for apple pie recipes. Let's just say the first link they went to was not for the apple pie recipe they were looking for! They laugh about it now, but at the time, they were quite shocked.  I can only imagine how my kids … [Read more...]


1. Money isn't made out of paper, it's made out of cotton.. 2. The Declaration of Independence was written on hemp (marijuana) paper. 3. The dot over the letter i is called a "tittle". 4. A raisin dropped in a glass of fresh champagne will bounce up and down continuously from the bottom of the glass to the top. 5. Susan Lucci is the daughter of … [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, […]