Goldfish Swim School

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If you follow me on Facebook, you will know that I have been struggling to find someplace to take my kids for swim lessons. I live on the south side of Chicago, you would think we would have a ton of options. In all honestly, we don't! What few places you can find either only have summer swim lessons (and I'd like Will swimming without floaties before ...continue reading

Review: The Blogging Planner


If you are a regular reader here, you will know that I've gotten sick. I also just had surgery last week (what, you didn't notice? You'll find out why in this post.) My organization method for all my blogging stuff (and my life) has always been in my head. Then I got sick with Hashimoto's (for those who aren't following along) which is a thyroid disorder, and ...continue reading

Easy Christmas Shopping

I am all for making Christmas shopping easy. I love shopping online. I'll even admit to some catalog shopping too. One of my guilty pleasures to order from is They totally have some of the best gifts! I've ordered quite a bit from them (we won't go into how much since Bill occasionally does read my blog LOL). I like to order cute ...continue reading

Review: Princess Cupcake Jones and the Missing Tutu

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Cupcake Jones is a modern day princess, who like many girls, loves her tutu, playing with her toys, and most of all creating a mess!Follow Princess Cupcake Jones in her first book, Princess Cupcake Jones and the Missing Tutu. In this adventure, when her beloved tutu goes missing, Cupcake learns the importance of tidying up and putting things in their ...continue reading