Chicago-style Staycation

It is hard to believe it is finally summer here in Chicago.  We have had a lot of really weird temperature days and a lot of rain!  (I live by Midway Airport, and according to the news last night, we've gotten twice the amount of rain in June than we were suppose too!).  By now, all our kids should be on break whether you are from the area or … [Read more...]

Everything You Ever Wanted

I love books. I love to read. But I think many of us have different ways we choose the books we read. Some people like fiction or non fiction. Some people go by the synopsis on the back of the cover. I personally have no particular way of choosing what I read; if it sounds good or the cover grabs my attention, I will read it! Everything You Ever Wanted by … [Read more...]

I scream, you scream, we all scream for Weight Watchers® ice cream

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Weight Watchers® Ice Cream for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Life isn't perfect. I think we all know that by now. Heck, Bill and I have made some pretty huge life changing decisions in the last year that has really made our lives different. For those of you who don't read her regularly, he has lost 70 … [Read more...]

Disney’s TOMORROWLAND Trailer & Poster Debut!!!

Your questions about the future are about to be answered! The new trailer and poster for Disney’s TOMORROWLAND are now available! From Disney comes two-time Oscar® winner Brad Bird’s riveting, mystery adventure “Tomorrowland,” starring Academy Award® winner George Clooney. Bound by a shared destiny, former boy-genius Frank (Clooney), jaded by … [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?

This is a sponsored post. 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 […]