Updating Your Bathroom

When we first moved into our house, our bathroom was pretty old and pretty outdated. I am sure that many people have that issue also. Though, you may think to upgrade the tub or sink. However, many people forget that their bathroom lighting is also important. You can get everything from bathroom chandeliers to sconces to close to ceiling lights. (Side note: … [Read more...]

The Start Of Summer

With the crazy weather we've had the last couple of weeks, it is hard to believe that it is really summer here in Chicago.  Last weekend, for Will's birthday party, it was hundred degrees.  At one point (since we can't have a birthday of his without rain), we had some pretty severe weather come through here too.  We had put up a tent outside and everybody had … [Read more...]

Bathroom Vanities

We have remodeled one bathroom and completed designed the one downstairs. When we did so, we were in the market for a bathroom sink vanity. There are so many choices out there from contemporary bathroom vanities to double vanities. In the upstairs, we went with a a single sink vanity with a custom made granite sink. It looks awesome.  Bill is actually the … [Read more...]


Even though this store is farther away from me than Menards and Home Depot, I think Lowe's is my new favorite store. As far as prices go, I think they are pretty much in line with everyone else. However, there are some very specific things that stood out for me when we made a trip out to Orland last week. First, we were looking for a very specific vanity. … [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, […]