How Low Can You Go?

I just read a post over at TechCrunch that has me fuming. The Google Smackdown according to Mike Arrington was only brought down upon posties that "shill" themselves out and that we are "pathetic", because people are freaking out about it. Instead of writing up anything of value, he instead chose to attack stay at home moms and people trying to make ends … [Read more...]

Bad Morning

I know there are a ton of people out there who think a stay at home moms life is simple and easy.  I wish.  Here's a snapshot of my morning -- First, Bill overslept by a lot (like over an hour) and he has a meeting this morning.  We are in the process of potty training Madison overnight, and she had an accident.  Will also woke up and wanted to fed at that … [Read more...]

Stay At Home Moms Dangerous?

Yes, I am a stay at home mom.  My husband and I chose this for many reasons.  First, daycare is expensive here in Chicago.  I would be working to pay for daycare.  Second, my salary would put us in the next tax bracket.  We would be taxed more if I went to work.  We also decided that we wanted one of us raising our kids -- not a daycare worker.  Yes, I have a … [Read more...]

Tastefully Simple

One of my really good friends in Green Bay has started her own business. I am so proud of her. It is Tastefully Simple. Like me, she is a stay at home mom who also runs a daycare out of her house. She needs a bit more spending cash, so she decided to try this. I just put in an order for her. If you interested in ordering, let me know. The really cool … [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 […]