Snow Day!

It is terrible here in Illinois.  This is what my house looks like this morning:We broke our back door trying to open it this morning.  My house is a sheet of ice.  We have about 4 inches of snow.  On top of that, we have freezing rain, so it is definitely an interesting combination we have going on out there.  We watched the ...continue reading

Countdown to Christmas: Tell Me A Story CDs

As I have mentioned before, my family and I take a lot of trips up to Green Bay, Wisconsin. Now, I live in Chicago, so that is about a four hour drive without hitting any traffic.  This can be a really long drive when you have a four year old and a one year old that you are trying to keep entertained.  There are just so many movies you can watch.  Plus, I ...continue reading

Halloween Madness

How was your Halloween? Here is Chicago we had a beautiful day. The last two Halloweens it was so cold that we have to dress the kids in layers of berghaus clothing, and they were still cold after about an hour. Not that they wanted to quit trick or treating or anything, but I was worried about how cold it was. However, this year, we didn't have that ...continue reading

Why Women Should Vote

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I actually got this in an email. However, it is so very true. I have not missed an election since I was 18. I always figured that I couldn't complain if I didn't take part in the very process that picks our leaders.  Here is a few things that the history books didn't teach us --This is the story of our Grandmothers and Great-grandmothers; they lived ...continue reading