10 Ways To Get Ready For Summer

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!

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...]

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, […]