The Lego Movie Giveaway #TheLEGOMovie

I should have called this post Everything Is Awesome instead! (If you have seen The Lego Movie, you will totally get that reference!).  Did you know that The Lego Movie is out on DVD now?  This is one of those movies that the whole family will love!  As an adult, I can honest say I love The Lego Movie as much as my kids do!   The … [Read more...]


Rowboat is the bidding, trick-taking card game where trump changes throughout the hand. If you can play Spades, you can play Rowboat! First, you deal the cards face up until all 4 suits are showing (this is the tide). Next, you deal each player the same amount of card that are in the Tide. Next, you bid how many tricks you think you will take. Next, you start … [Read more...]


Will's favorite game is Fruitominoes. Even at 4, this game is easy enough for him to play. He also has been able to beat me without me trying to lose! Each of the dominoes in this game have fruit on them. You play this just like a regular domino game, and keep playing until you are out of dominoes to play. I love Fruitominoes too. It is easy enough for Will … [Read more...]


I love self contained games which is why we love Appletters (well, that and it is super fun). Anything in the shape of an apple has to be cool. All the tiles are placed face down on the table. Each player takes nine tiles and stands them up so the other players cannot see them. The player then makes a work and places it on the table. The next player … [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 […]