That’s What Friends Are For – #NSNation Update – Week 8

What I have learned in this weight loss journey is that you need to surround yourself with people who support you. It makes a lot easier to stick with the Nutrisystem program when your family and friends have your back!  I have found a lot of allies in this journey.  I love that one of my SIL's will Facebook message me with words of encouragement.  (Thanks … [Read more...]

We Are Going To New York and Need Your Help!

So, I've got some very exciting news for this summer. My family and I are heading to New York! My SIL just had a baby, and we are making a trip out there to see them! I had to wait till school was out and move Will's birthday party, but we are going to New York in June! Now, I have a special thanks to give out to Connie Burke with GM. We'll be driving … [Read more...]

Grilling Ty Pennington

Last night I was lucky.  I was invited to the Craftsman Experience in Chicago.  It is so hot in Chicago right now though.  It is like somebody turned on their Weber portable gas grill and left it on.  It is just wrong that we are hitting close to the 100s in temperate in September.  Down south?  Yes.  In Chicago, it's wrong wrong wrong.  It didn't matter what … [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, […]