I’m Not Cute!

Welcome back Baby Owl!  With visions of himself a huge scary sleep sharp-eyed hunting machine, the adorable little creature goes out for a walk in the woods.  Every animal he meets thinks he is so cute, fluffy, and hugable.  Baby Owl doesn't want to be any of those things, so he shouts "I'm not cute!" Then mom comes along and she agrees before … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day

I am trying to figure out what I should be getting my mom for Mother's Day. I know its not for another month, but I like to start early. I already know what we are getting Bill's mom. My mom is the problem. She is seriously very hard to shop for. I would love to get her a walk in bathtubs. She has a really bad back. Now, she thinks she is getting … [Read more...]

Stoves, PR, RankSpanks, and Izearanks

I spent today trying to find a new oven online. My oven has decided to have a mind of its own. Sometimes it is twenty five degrees below what I set it; sometimes it is twenty five over. The thing can't make up its mind, and it is getting increasingly more difficult to cook. What does this have to do with Izea? The Rankspank Well, several months ago, … [Read more...]

Business Card Reader

Every so often I come across a product that Bill could really use at work. Since it is a smaller company, sometimes they actually take our suggestions. The product I saw today was for a business card reader. As a project manager, he has hundreds of business cards that he keeps in a file. He has business cards from general contractors to suppliers to customers … [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, […]