Madison Update

This is probably only exciting to me, but Madison can write her own name without me spelling it for her! Obviously, this is something they have been working on at preschool, but I had no idea she could do it. We were working on some birthday cards and I told her to write her name. Normally, I have to spell it for her and help her with the letters she can't … [Read more...]


I think Madison goal lately is to drive her mother up a wall. This week she has decided that she cannot do anything (and I mean anything). I know kids revert back when a new baby arrives, but this gets to be almost silly with her. This afternoon I ended up feeding Will a bottle with one hand and holding her sippy so she could drink out of the other. I am … [Read more...]

This is wrong

As you all know, I am pro-choice. I don't believe in parental notification laws. I believe you can have an abortion for whatever reason you want. And yes I am a mother. And yes I was upset when I miscarried cuz that was a baby to me. However, IT IS MY CHOICE!!! And that's what the abortion debate is about. I am copying what I just found because it is … [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?

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 Chicago here in Illinois. Now, […]