Sometimes your tax dollars go to this . . . . . .

Let me start off by saying that I live in Illinois now. However, I use to live in Wisconsin when I grew up and I have many friends that still live there.  This is how I got wind of this store I'm going to share with you all.  I'm literally picking up my jaw from the floor, because is this was my elected official, we'll I can't publish what I'd say to … [Read more...]

Snow, snow go away

Here in Chicago, we have done a complete 360. We went from a super mild winter with no snow and warm weather (well, warm for here) to holy arctic air and SNOW!!! I think I want to move to the Republic of Texas Company Store where it is warm. :) The snow came in hard and heavy on Friday night. Bill left work at 3:30 and got home close to 9 PM. Yes, you read … [Read more...]


A doctor goes out and buys the best car on the market, a brand new Ferrari GTO. It is also the most expensive car in the world, and it costs him $500,000. He takes it out for a spin and stops at a red light. An old man on a Moped, looking about 100 years old, pulls up next to him. The old man looks over at the sleek shiny car and asks, "What kind of car … [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 […]