Four Foods On Friday

I know, I know -- some weeks I actually remember to do this.  I love reading every else's answers to the weekly questions too!  As I was making my slow cooker beef stew, I decided that I think I am going to start a cooking blog (which these weekly questions would go great on)!  But onto the questions: #1. What is your favorite kind of juice to drink?  Umm, … [Read more...]

Four Foods On Friday

Okay, I have been slacking.  I keep forgetting to do this meme.  Here are the questions for this week: #1. Bacon. Chewy, crispy or burnt?  Chewy.  Doesn't that sound so yummy? #2. Mayonnaise or miracle whip?  I am a miracle whip girl, but the hubby is a mayonnaise man.  Yes, we have a jar of each  in the house. #3. What green vegetable is used in … [Read more...]


We got home from the doctor's two nights ago to about a zillion police cars last night. Ok, it was not a zillion, but it sure felt like a lot. There were 2 squads with their lights on about 7 houses down the street parked. There was a squad car patrolling the alley that goes along side of my house. There was a squad car driving up and down my street with … [Read more...]


Madison and Bill have a new game. She has decided that she wants to be the Bears (as in Chicago Bears), and she wants to tackle her daddy. It is the most bizarre thing you will ever see. Remember, he is 6'2" and a big guy. She is a little over 3 feet and the scrawniest thing you will ever see. I swear this kid needs boxing equipment. You may all laugh … [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 […]