How balanced is your life? I know that in my family if one thing is out of balance everything is out of balance.  If I spend too much time working, playing with my kids gets neglected.  If I spend too much time donating my time to others, my work doesn't get done.  There is a fine line of balance between all the facets of your life.  I love this week's tip … [Read more...]

Having Fun With Our Food

Breakfast can be BORING (say that in your best tween voice). However, Kellogg's and Great Starts have teamed together to make breakfast fun again for both kids and adults!  (You can see all the tips here: This fun Fortune Cookie helps you pick out which cereal to eat for breakfast and which exercise you should do for the … [Read more...]

Cereal Is Great Any Time Of The Day

When is your favorite time of the day to eat cereal?  Do you only eat it for breakfast or are you an equal opportunity cereal eater?  My kids and I love to eat Kellogg's cereal any time of the day.  They eat it for breakfast, of course. However, they enjoy eating Kellogg's cereal for lunch too! Cereal is so easy to pack in their lunch boxes.  It is … [Read more...]

We are Back

I miss sixty degrees and warm weather. We came home to thirty degrees and snow. Yesterday sucked though. We had to drive 2 hours to the airport. Then, we had a four hour flight to Georgia. Then, we had a two hour layover before we hopped a plane to Chicago for another two hours. Needless to say, today we feel pretty bad (I wouldn't say to the level of … [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, […]