Before And After – #NSNation Update – Week 17

If you read the post prior to this one, you will see I talked about being involved with Lands End with Swimsuit Confidence. I'll admit it, sometimes it is hard to feel good about yourself in a swimsuit. However, as I've learned, we are often harder on ourselves than we are on others. I have to learn that I am never going to be that perfect airbrushed pictures … [Read more...]

I Have Swimsuit Confidence!

On May 21, 2012 (yes, today!), women from across the country will show off their swimsuit confidence by posting a photo in a 2012 Lands’ End swimsuit. Last year, they had just under 100 women participate! This year, I am one of the women who will be participating. I am joining the editors of Self Magazine, writers from the Curvy Girl Guide (did you catch, and … [Read more...]

Lands' End Swimsuits

With swimming season here, you may need a new swimsuit. Do you have any tips for buying a great swimsuit? Here's a great video to help you pick out the perfect suit: Lands' End allowed me to pick out a swimsuit for this swim season. (Ok, deep breathes. I'm going to post a picture of my suit). I went with the Women's Regular All-over Control Slender … [Read more...]

Lands End Swimsuits Review and Giveaway

This giveaway is over. The winner is thegamblinggirl. Congrats! Now that we are hitting the hundreds in Chicago, it is time to get our swimsuits. If you are like me, it is a scary time. I normally hate shopping for swimsuits. I bought my last swimsuit before Madison was born (and she'll be 6 in January).  It's a two piece and I hate it.  … [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 […]