Watch Your Tongue, Cecily Beasley

Boys and girls will laugh as Cecily slurps her food, belches out loud, and even sticks her tongue out. There’s a lesson they’re sure to learn in this playful book on manners— being rude isn’t fun when you’re on the receiving side (as Cecily finds out)! This rambunctious, rhyming picture book makes its point with irresistible humor. Watch Your Tongue, Cecily … [Read more...]

The Story of Hanukkah Howie Giveaway!

Have you ever had a bad hair day? If so, you have to read The Story of Hanukkah Howie. Howie has very strange spiked hair, but only during the eight days of Hanukkah. By day eight, in fact, there are "... nine spikes in all, four at right, four at left, one in center so tall". Howie’s Mom gradually realizes that Howie's hair looks like a menorah -- the … [Read more...]

My Favorite Graduation

Yes, it's that time of year -- Graduations!  For me, one of the best graduations I attended was this one: Yes.  That would be Madison's kindergarden graduation.  It was cute.  It was touching.  Bill took off work, and even his mom came!  Her classmates sang, I think, something like 10 songs for us. They were all well behaved and did awesome.  Even … [Read more...]

Michelin Stealth Hybrid Technology Wiper Blades

As many of you know, I live in the Chicago area.  This is the time of the year we get crazy weather -- one day it rains, the next it snows.  Yes, it is April, and we can get snow here!  When making changes in your home for spring cleaning, it is also important to include your vehicle in that.  Making sure that your windshield wiper blades are top notch is … [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, […]