Wordless Wednesday: Tribute

So this week isn't going to be so Wordless. If you read here regularly, then you will know that last week I attended the funeral for my cousin in Wisconsin. He was only 31 years old. He had Cystic Fibrosis. When he was born, we were told that he'd only live into his 20s. Well, he lived to be 31 years old. We always knew this day would come. However, … [Read more...]

Because I'm Your Dad

In Ahmet Zappa’s first picture book for children, Because I’m Your Dad, a dad like no other promises to give his kid a childhood like no other. Whimsical monster characters bring the silly and sweet scenes to life and keep the book universal. The book's ending, a moving tribute to the author's father, guarantees intergenerational appeal: “Because I'm your … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Hero

This Weeks Post Was Suggested by Michael Col. Robert L. Howard 70 years old from Waco, Texas Army Special Forces MACV-SOG Special Operations Command Korea July 11, 1939 – December 23, 2009 You learn very quickly that Col. Robert Howard was an amazing man. Wounded 14 times in 54 months of combat. 8 Purple Hearts, 4 Bronze Stars, 2 Distinguished … [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, […]