Brand New and Sparkly

Have you figured out what the surprise is?  LOL  We are still tweaking this new theme, so if anything is funky, please let me know.  I've been chomping at the bit for a while now so we are releasing while it's a work in progress.  Though it is almost done, and I love it! What do you think? … [Read more...]

10 Things You Should Know About John Chow

Besides being an A List blogger, I'll be honest -- I really did not know too much about him.  However, after seeing him at Izeafest (yes, I was too chicken to actually talk to him), I was able to make a couple of observations. 1.  He is a blogger first and a celebrity/speaker second.  He was the only blogger/speaker on the Big Money Blogger … [Read more...]

New Template

So what do you all think?  I think I have had this new template up for a little over a week.  Granted, I didn't put up any digital signage saying "hey, look at me", but I haven't heard a single comment.  Is that good, bad, or didn't anyone notice?  I did keep the header.  Personally, I love it.  I love the dark green, and I love how everything just flows … [Read more...]

Brett Favre Retires!

As most of you know, I am from Wisconsin. More specifically, Green Bay Wisconsin. My parents live close enough to Lambeau Field that you can actually walk over there. Imagine my surprise, when I just heard that Brett Favre has retired. The story is over at, so I am pretty sure it is true. He retires with 5,377 career completions in 8,758 … [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, […]