I love self contained games which is why we love Appletters (well, that and it is super fun). Anything in the shape of an apple has to be cool. All the tiles are placed face down on the table. Each player takes nine tiles and stands them up so the other players cannot see them. The player then makes a work and places it on the table. The next player … [Read more...]


Looking for a great game to play anywhere? Then Bananagrams is for you! Bananagrams is for all ages - 7 - 97. The game is fairly simple -- you place all the tiles in the banana (yes, you store the game in a banana!) face down. You then divide up the tiles (11-21) depending on how many people are playing (you can play with as few or as many as you'd like). … [Read more...]

Word On The Street Junior Giveaway!

As many of you know, we love to play games here! I am always on the lookout for great family games and I have definitely found another one that you have to try out! Word On The Street Junior is for kids 8 and up. To play, a category card is read out loud and then you start the timer. Each team then brainstorms different words that will fit the category, … [Read more...]

X-14® Mold & Mildew Stain Remover

I just have to say that I love my X-14® Mold & Mildew Stain Remover. I mean seriously love. I hate cleaning the bathroom. As in, I absolutely hate it with a passion. I usually make Bill do it, and then get stuck waiting till he good and ready to do it. X-14 removes mold and mildew stains two times faster than the leading competitor, and best of all, … [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, […]