My family and I are huge K'NEX fans, and their new toys don't disappoint. With Best Friends on the Farm Building Set, you can build and play down on the farm with friends Elmo & Ernie! This set is for 2 and up kids and includes 7 chunky pieces. Since these pieces are bigger, your little ones can easily build with these blocks. Elmo has overalls and Ernie … [Read more...]

#PlayDohPlayDates Review

I do not know about your kids, but mine always want to have play dates with their friends.  However, how do you keep the kids busy once the play date has begun?  That is where Play-Doh Play-Date comes in. Play-Doh Play-Date is an awesome site that outlines great idea to how to keep your kids (and their friends too) busy.  There are several listed ways to … [Read more...]

The Heroes of Olympus, Book One: The Lost Hero

Bill (my husband) is a huge Percy Jackson fan. After seeing the movie, he picked up the series and hasn't put it down since (he ever got a library card, so he could continue reading!).  Rick Riordan has such a great way he tells stories.  These books are geared towards the 9 - 12 year old crowd, but adults get pulled in too. Even though this series of books … [Read more...]

Ten Big Toes and a Prince's Nose

This book is about being different. Ten Big Toes and a Princes Nose is about a princess and a prince who have larger than usual features.  Being that both my kids are in school and teasing is likely at some point, this is a great book for us to read to them.  I like the song that both sing.  It has a great lyric in it: I am what I am and that's all right … [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, […]