10 Tips To Creating A Smarter Home

  With the temperature dropping here in Chicago (seriously, we are down 30 degrees since Friday), we are always looking for ways to make our home "smarter" and more energy efficient.  I’ve got a mixture of energy efficiency and smart home ideas for you.  1. Install a smart thermostat, such as the Nest Learning Thermostat. Smart … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Hero

This post was suggested by Michael Lt. Col. Iceal Hambleton 85 years old from Tucson, Arizona 42nd Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron November 16, 1918 - September 19, 2004 Lt. Col. Iceal Hambleton was a navigator who was shot down over Vietnam in April of 1972. He was the only one of six crewmen to survive and was behind enemy lines for 11 days … [Read more...]

Wednesday’s Hero

This post was suggested by Michael Lt. Col. Jerry Coleman89 years old from San Diego, Calif.VMTB-341, VMA-323 September 14, 1924 - January 5, 2014 Jerry Coleman, a decorated war hero, Yankee World Series MVP and Hall of Fame San Diego Padres broadcaster, died January 5 at age 89 after a career of more than 70 years in baseball. Coleman … [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 […]