Redesigning your yard

That's my goal for the next week or so. Now that we've done the siding, I want to pretty up the yard. We are talking about taking down one of the trees in the front of the house (the guy is coming on Wednesday to give us an estimate. We'll see about removing said tree. LOL It's about 90 ft tall so it's not going to be cheap). We added a shed last … [Read more...]

Higher! Higher!

Another great book by Leslie Patricelli is Higher, Higher.  This is another hit in my house.  What parent hasn't had our children want us to push them higher and higher on their swing?  I know that Madison always wants that!  This book is about the crazy imagination kids have while we are pushing them higher on the swings like being taller than giraffe and a … [Read more...]

I’ve been busy . . .

Which is why I haven't been posting here too often.  This last week has been a long and trying week for us.  Nothing major has went wrong -- just a ton of little things.  I took last weekend off, and I just never got back into the swing of things. The highlights of my week -- Will getting diagnosed again with impetigo and we got new cable, satellite, and … [Read more...]

Bluehost Woes

I am seriously upset/angry/frustrated, and I am not sure what other emotions I am feeling either (and no this isn't about those cicadas that have decided to leave their casings on our swing sets). Instead, this is a post about my hosting company. I have talked a lot of great things about Bluehost. They have always done right by me until now.  I sat through … [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, […]