My Thoughts On Our Shoreline Sightseeing Chicago River Tour

It is always really cool to experience your town in a different way. I've lived here in Chicago for about 15 years, but we don't spend a ton of time downtown. Up to this point, I can honestly say I didn't know many of the buildings either. Bill spends a lot of time downtown with his job. However, this architecture tour he was totally excited to take. He's … [Read more...]

White Sox Family Field Day

Calling all White Sox fans!  As you all may know, we live on the south side of Chicago which is the home to the Chicago White Sox.  We recently got to spend some time in their amazing suites.  Now, I have to tell you about the White Sox Family Field Day.  My kids are dying to go do this, so I knew I had to share with all of you. … [Read more...]

Avoiding Time Wastes

Effective couponing requires more than just clipping and using coupons. You have to learn how to manage your time effectively. Otherwise, you wind up wasting your time and getting very little in return. Frugal Living reports that many extreme couponers do not actually save much money at all. Here are some rules for making the most of your couponing so that … [Read more...]

Snow Day!

It is terrible here in Illinois.  This is what my house looks like this morning: We broke our back door trying to open it this morning.  My house is a sheet of ice.  We have about 4 inches of snow.  On top of that, we have freezing rain, so it is definitely an interesting combination we have going on out there.  We watched the … [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 […]