Country Inn and Suites

Last weekend, I had a girl's getaway at the County Inn and Suites.  I spent the day shopping.  I went and had a great dinner at Maggiano's.  I also went and saw The Men Who Stare At Goats.  (Interesting movie, let me tell you).  I also got to spend the night at the Country Inn and Suites.  I love this hotel.  Bill and I actually stayed in a Country Inn and … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday: Summer Fun

We took these up in Green Bay at Bay Beach when it was hotter than well you know. The kids had a blast at Bay Beach, and that alone makes it worth taking the kids there. What makes it even better is that it is super cheap. Tickets are 20 cents and most rides take one or two tickets. You can literally spend all day there and not spend $20! It makes you … [Read more...]

Limu The Blue Turtle and His Hawaiian Garden

Limu The Blue Turtle and His Hawaiian Garden is a book my inlaws brought back from Hawaii while they were there on vacation. I guess that this book is part of a series. However, this is the first one we have. The first thing that grabs your attention with this book is the beautiful illustrations. I even like to look through this book to look at the … [Read more...]


Idiocracy is one of those movies that you don't intend on watching but you get sucked into it (trust me, I've seen it 3 times now and none where on purpose). The basic premise of this movie is that Luke Wilson becomes part of a government experiment and wakes up to find himself 500 years in the future. What he finds is truly sad. He instantly goes from … [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, […]