Turn Your Bedroom into a Sleep Sanctuary

Do you ever wake up feeling exhausted, almost as if you hadn’t slept at all? If you feel as though your quality of sleep could be better, consider making some alterations to your bedroom. Here are some ways to turn your bedroom into a sleep sanctuary. 1. Let there be darkness Artificial sources of light can confuse your natural body clock. Even when you’re … [Read more...]

My 5 New Year’s Resolutions For 2015

It is hard to believe that it is 2015 already! That also means it is the time of year to take stock of our lives and figure out what changes we need to make! There are always ways we can improve ourselves and our lives, and what better time than now? You can read about what resolutions my family and I will be making this year over at Tampico! What are your … [Read more...]

I’m Not Cute!

Welcome back Baby Owl!  With visions of himself a huge scary sleep sharp-eyed hunting machine, the adorable little creature goes out for a walk in the woods.  Every animal he meets thinks he is so cute, fluffy, and hugable.  Baby Owl doesn't want to be any of those things, so he shouts "I'm not cute!" Then mom comes along and she agrees before … [Read more...]

Avalon Bay 8,000 BTU Portable Air Conditioner

I don't know about you, but I hate being hot. Now, here in Illinois, we have had a weird summer. When it is hot, we are melting. Okay, it may not have been that hot and the sign may have malfunctioned, but you get my point. When it is hot, it is hot no matter where you live. Anything that can me more comfortable gets a two thumbs up in my book, so … [Read more...]

Blast Off With Miles From Tomorrowland & A Stop At Google Too! #milesevent

Miles from Tomorrowland is an animated space adventure series that centers around the Callisto family who live on a spaceship called the Stellosphere and work for the Tomorrowland Transit Authority (TTA).  The four main characters are Miles Callisto (an enthusiastic and curious boy with a somewhat reckless inventive streak), Loretta Callisto (Miles’ older sister and technology and […]

Bloody Knife Cupcakes

For a fun take on cupcakes, these Bloody Knife Cupcakes will be a hit at any Halloween party!

Fueling a Healthy Life & A Giveaway Too!

Whether it’s dinnertime, homework time or family game night, time spent around at the table with family helps establish life-long healthy habits, in terms of both nutrition and lifestyle. I know in my house we have some great conversations about our plans for the day at breakfast. We then talk again at dinner time. We […]