Chicago Auto Show

Have you ever been to the Chicago Auto Show? If not, it is a must stop place to see all of the new cars there are our there. Bill and I went even though we aren't looking for a new car this year. However, we will be looking for a new vehicle for Bill probably next year. It was so nice being able to see our options without sales pressure. Plus, we have several … [Read more...]

On The Road Again

Can you believe this crazy Chicago weather? It is hard to believe that summer is right around the corner (though that teaser we had of 90 degrees has really thrown everybody off -- myself included). Thinking about summer makes me think about our awesome New York trip we'll be taking this summer! Now, we luck out that we are able to buy new vehicles when … [Read more...]

Our Week In Review

I am assuming that everyone knows that Bill smashed the Prius.  Well, he didn't quite smash it -- somebody else smashed him.  We've had a fun week.  I now have no vehicle (since he's using my van now), and we just got the estimate.  Ok, sit down.  I know I am glad I did.  $6200.  Yes, I repeat $6200 to fix that.  Now, you are saying it doesn't look that bad.  … [Read more...]


You know, Toyota must be doing something right. Everyone I know has recently been heading out to their dealer lot (either local or to Toyota Corolla Virginia). Toyota has done something that it seems like our American dealers can't or won't -- give us cars with high gas mileage. My sister and her husband own a Prius and regularly get 50 miles to the gallon … [Read more...]

Fueling a Healthy Life & A Giveaway Too!

Whether it’s dinnertime, homework time or family game night, time spent around at the table with family helps establish life-long healthy habits, in terms of both nutrition and lifestyle. I know in my house we have some great conversations about our plans for the day at breakfast. We then talk again at dinner time. We […]

Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron Party Time

In celebration of Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron out on 3D Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, Blu-ray, DVD, Digital SD and On-Demand on October 2nd,  we had a movie night at our house.  You know how much we love Marvel, so we had a great time!  Here are a few supplies to get for your own Marvel’s Avengers: Age of […]