10 Ways To Get Ready For Summer

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Can you believe that Summer is right around the corner? We have had some totally crazy weather this spring here in Chicago. However, my kids have less than 30 days of school left and they will be on summer break! It is hard to believe! This is the time of year that we start getting ready for summer. There are a few things that you can do to help usher the … [Read more...]

Ross Dress for Less $25 Giftcard Giveaway!

Ross Dress For Less

As you all know, I have lost a lot of weight (64 lbs!), so I have to clothes. Since I am still losing weight, I am having to buy new clothes on a semi-regular basis. That can get super expensive. That is why I was excited to be invited to the Grand Opening of Ross in Niles, IL. For me, it was a bit of a drive, but I found out that I had 2 Ross stores a lot … [Read more...]

Meeting One Of My Minigoals – #NSNation Update – Week 29

I'm going to start off this week's post with a video about what I've accomplished: One of my minigoals when I started Nutrisystem was to be able to shop for regular clothes. By that I mean, I wanted to walked into Kohls or Target and have something fit right off the rack. I didn't want to have to go to the plus size department or have to go to Lane … [Read more...]

How to exterminate ants

This is a guest post. Since we've had some of these come into my house already this summer, I thought it was a very timely post. :) Ant Killing, Starting with the Kitchen If you’ve got ants in your house, you need to get the problem under control quickly, before the infestation grows. This post is dedicated to a key aspect of ant killing: checking … [Read more...]