Nancy Drew: Warnings at Waverly Academy

Having grown up on Nancy Drew, I love that they've come out with a whole line of games that incorporate her into it. It's great seeing a girl with strong self esteem and brains. I love that my daughter has a strong character to look up to.  This game has you going to a prep school (and all that entails like cramming for tests and cliques.  You … [Read more...]

Is This Thing On?

"Is This Thing On?" A Computer Handbook for Late Bloomers, Technophobes, and the Kicking & Screaming is the perfect Christmas gift for the non technical person you know.  For me, this is my mom.  I love her dearly, but she doesn't even know how to turn the computer on.  At one point, I think we wrote her directions out, but this book is ten times better.  … [Read more...]

True Life Funnies

I actually got this in an email and have to pass it on. My brain still hasn't recovered from Izeafest yet, so I'll be updating you on that awesome conference later. I wish Google Maps had an "Avoid Ghetto" routing option. More often than not, when someone is telling me a story all I can think about is that I can't wait for them to finish so that I can … [Read more...]

You Know You Are Living In 2009 When

I got this in an email and knew I had to pass it on: 1. You accidentally enter your password on the microwave. 2. You haven't played solitaire with real cards in years. 3. You have a list of 15 phone numbers to reach your family of 3. 4. You e-mail the person who works at the desk next to you. 5. Your reason for not staying in touch with … [Read more...]

EZ Tofu Press Giveaway!

Calling all my tofu fans!  Firm and extra firm tofu is packed in water to keep it fresh. However, if you don’t remove the water, your tofu can be pretty plain.  By removing this water, the tofu can absorb the flavors of spices, marinade, or other foods. Tofu is often called a wonder food because […]

10 Reasons You Must Watch Jessica Jones #streamteam

I was going to write about what you should be watching today on Thanksgiving.  Instead, I’m going to tell you to binge watch Jessica Jones, because it is my new favorite guilty pleasure.  Jessica Jones is Netflix’s newest series, and it is absolutely amazing. They have done an awesome job with this unlikely superhero.  Here […]

Make the holidays feel warmer with SOL ALPACA

Oh, the weather outside is frightful here in Chicago. It feels like we went from barely fall to the deep depths of winter. Depending on where you live here in Illinois determines the amount of snow you got this last weekend. I got several inches, but further north got up to a foot! If you […]

Help With Asurion

This post was sponsored by Asurion as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. It is hard to believe that I’ll be shopping for Christmas at the end of this week.  (yes, I am one of those crazy black Friday shoppers!).  This is the time of year we buy our loved ones gadgets and […]