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...]

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, […]