Moving to a New City

Moving to a new city can be a challenge. People who move may be anxious about leaving family and friends and new residents have to get used to a new local culture. In addition, the logistics of a move can be difficult. Here are some thoughts that can make your move less stressful: Emotional issues related to a move Your move may mean that you lose a … [Read more...]

Who Do You Feel Beautiful For?

I live with a tween. It is very important that my daughter knows that she is perfect the way she is. This has forced me to reevaluate my own self talk to myself. It has forced me to be happy with my body, so she realizes she doesn't have to be a size zero to be happy. I make an effort to not talk about all things I'd like to change. Instead, I talk about … [Read more...]


I participated in an Influencer Activation on behalf of Influence Central for MyLocker. I received product samples to facilitate my review as well as a promotional item to thank me for my participation. Ever want to get customized items for you house, school, employer, etc.?  If so, MyLocker is exactly what you are looking for!  MyLocker is a … [Read more...]

MyClean Chicago Giveaway!

I'll be honest -- I've never had my house cleaned before by somebody other than me. I figured it would be strange. However, I hate cleaning. I really do. Plus, being allergic to dust, it always makes me feel bad when I do more than a touch up clean. That is why I was willing to give MyClean a try. MyClean is a residential and commercial cleaning … [Read more...]

EZ Tofu Press Giveaway!

Calling all my tofu fans!  Firm and extra firm tofu is packed in water to keep it fresh. However, if you don’t remove the water, your tofu can be pretty plain.  By removing this water, the tofu can absorb the flavors of spices, marinade, or other foods. Tofu is often called a wonder food because […]

10 Reasons You Must Watch Jessica Jones #streamteam

I was going to write about what you should be watching today on Thanksgiving.  Instead, I’m going to tell you to binge watch Jessica Jones, because it is my new favorite guilty pleasure.  Jessica Jones is Netflix’s newest series, and it is absolutely amazing. They have done an awesome job with this unlikely superhero.  Here […]

Make the holidays feel warmer with SOL ALPACA

Oh, the weather outside is frightful here in Chicago. It feels like we went from barely fall to the deep depths of winter. Depending on where you live here in Illinois determines the amount of snow you got this last weekend. I got several inches, but further north got up to a foot! If you […]

Help With Asurion

This post was sponsored by Asurion as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. It is hard to believe that I’ll be shopping for Christmas at the end of this week.  (yes, I am one of those crazy black Friday shoppers!).  This is the time of year we buy our loved ones gadgets and […]