MasterCard Priceless Cubs Experience #cubspledge

As you all may know, Bill is a diehard Cubs fan. Yes, we live on the south side of Chicago, but he bleeds Cubby Blue. That is why I was super excited to be a part of MasterCard's Priceless Cubs Experience. For those of you who don't know, the MasterCard's Priceless Cubs Experience is pretty simple. First, you pledge what you'd do for Cubs success. Every … [Read more...]

The Safe Dog Handbook

As a new dog owner, I am always looking for books to help me learn about my new dog.  However, The Safe Dog Handbook is a book for both new and old dog owners alike. Each year, thousands of dogs are hurt by many preventable accidents.  This is the complete safety book.  The Safe Dog Handbook shows you how to dog proof your home both inside and out.  It has … [Read more...]

Countdown to Christmas: Giella Custom Blend Cosmetics

A great gift to give any women in your life is Giella custom blend cosmetics. There is no more guessing on what shade will work best for you (or her). They make cosmetic pencils for lips, eyes, and brows. They also have concealer. For your lips, they have custom blend pencils that range from sheer to cream to full bodied. You can even add soy butter and … [Read more...]

Additions and basements

While on vacation, we made some big decisions about the house. Bill is pretty sure we can't afford to go up (that and we don't want to go into a ton of debt trying to just get the shell and then there isn't enough cash left over to actually finish the thing). We do need the extra space (Will's bedroom is only 9x11 without a closet). However, we have an … [Read more...]

Blast Off With Miles From Tomorrowland & A Stop At Google Too! #milesevent

Miles from Tomorrowland is an animated space adventure series that centers around the Callisto family who live on a spaceship called the Stellosphere and work for the Tomorrowland Transit Authority (TTA).  The four main characters are Miles Callisto (an enthusiastic and curious boy with a somewhat reckless inventive streak), Loretta Callisto (Miles’ older sister and technology and […]

Bloody Knife Cupcakes

For a fun take on cupcakes, these Bloody Knife Cupcakes will be a hit at any Halloween party!

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 […]