Men & Shopping

Bill and I went to Home Depot today to price up a lot of the stuff we need for the basement. I swear that shopping with men is a futile endeavor. I almost told Bill he better start looking at life insurance rates. He kept getting frustrated at me, because I was looking at things that weren't on the list. He also was getting seriously frustrated me when I … [Read more...]

Will Update

Guess what? Will finally started walking with his left foot! I didn't need market research to tell me he would be it when he was good and ready. However, it was a tad frustrating to watch him only take a step with his right foot and stop. We actually got him to take several steps in a row tonight! I also think he's getting another tooth! I think I … [Read more...]

I’ve got a secret for mommy bloggers. . .

Want to get paid to talk about the things you love (and some that you don't like quite as much)? Well, Izea (the company that brought you PayPerPost) will be shortly offering a new service called SocialSpark. This brings in a new era of blogging for advertisers and bloggers alike. SocialSpark is both a social networking site and a place to find things to … [Read more...]


Today, I had to say goodbye to my trusty Airwalks.  It was a sad day.  I've had these shoes for about 13 years.  I think I got them in high school, so they may be a bit older.  I loved these shows.  They were comfortable and they lasted a long time.  The only reason I had to buy a new pair of shoes was because the heels on the shoes were wearing out and … [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, […]